Your guide to Eid fireworks at Dubai Festival City

Celebrate this Eid Al Adha with the best seats in the house
Dubai loves an impressive fireworks display, and Eid Al Adha is a happy excuse to put on a show you won't forget. This year, the celebratory fireworks will be held at Dubai Festival City Mall from 11-12 August, raising the bar for spectacles with the record-breaking production Imagine. Prepare for a memorable choreography of water, lasers, lights and fireworks with these tips on how to get the best views.

Shows take place at 8pm and 10pm.
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Front-row seats

By the bay

Front-row seats

By the bay

Admire show-stopping views from Festival Bay

With its serene waterfront and dramatic skyline views, Festival Bay at Dubai Festival City provides a memorable setting for the Eid Al Adha weekend. Imagine is set right along the waterfront, projecting a captivating display of lights, animations and images onto the InterContinental Hotel. Arrive early as there’s plenty to keep you entertained, including traditional dhow rides and family activities. But don’t worry – the night’s festivities will be grand enough for each visitor to enjoy the extravaganza.
Contact Details
  Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall
  +971 800 332

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Take a seat

Restaurant views

Take a seat

Restaurant views

Indulge with dinner and a show

There are numerous restaurants with outdoor terraces overlooking the bay at Dubai Festival City Mall, providing great dining and viewing options for you and your loved ones. For a taste of genuine local cuisine, try Al Fanar Restaurant & Café — a traditional restaurant serving authentic Emirati cuisine in an ambient 1960s Dubai setting. Dive into a menu of fragrant rice dishes, grilled meat, seafood and flatbread. Don’t skip dessert – a strong pot of Arabic coffee and logaimat (sweet, crunchy dumplings) is a must. The waterfront promenade is also home to one of the UAE’s only two locations of the highly acclaimed Italian restaurant Eataly. Enjoy a beautiful gourmet meal combined with elevated views of the fireworks.
Contact Details
  Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe, Dubai Festival City Mall
  +971 4 232 9966

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While there

Stop, shop and stroll

While there

Stop, shop and stroll

What to do before and after the show

Dubai Festival City Mall is home to over 350 retail outlets, speciality restaurants and family-friendly activities. Whether you’re passing the time before fireworks or carrying on the festivities after, there’s something in store for everyone. Celebrate the occasion with roaming entertainers or shop your favourite brands like TopShop and Marks & Spencer for the latest fashions and deals. For children, Fabyland has a wide offering of futuristic novelty machines and action-packed arcade games they are bound to love.
Contact Details
  Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai Festival City
  +971 800 332

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