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Things to do this Eid holiday in Dubai

Celebrate Eid Al Adha in Dubai with these fun, family-friendly events
A time of celebration and community spirit, Eid Al Adha is an important cultural event for Dubai’s residents and visitors alike. With the city buzzing with activity, these fun events will encourage you to join in the festivities.
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Sing along

Arabic concerts

Sing along

Arabic concerts

Saudi Arabia’s most talented singer is set to wow audiences in Dubai with a spectacular live performance at Dubai World Trade Centre on 5 September. Mohammad Abdu, known as The Artist of Arabs will dazzle in concert with interpretations of classic Arabic songs and his own chart-topping and award-winning tracks. Not just for Arab music fans, those who are new to the Gulf music world will be enthralled by the Abdu’s command of vocal ranges and depth of emotion. Don't miss Shamma Hamdan live in concert at Dragon Market 2 on the second day of Eid Al Adha, where she will present a selection of her favourite songs. The live entertainment offers free admission and goes from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

Best for: Music fans
Contact Details
  Dubai World Trade Centre
  +971 4 332 1000

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Amazing acrobats

La Perle by Dragone

Amazing acrobats

La Perle by Dragone

A combination of gravity-defying acrobatics, aerial stunts and awesome action, La Perle by Dragone is a one-of-a-kind show. Book your seat for the Eid Al Adha weekend, and you’ll be among the first to witness the made-for-Dubai spectacle. Located in the heart of Al Habtoor City, La Perle is the region’s first permanent show, staging an impressive 450 performances a year. All the action takes place inside the purpose-built 1,300-seat theatre, which has been designed especially to provide an immersive experience, thanks to its high-tech ‘aqua-stage’. When filled with 2.7 million litres of water, it has the ability to transform from an aquatic stage to a dry platform within seconds.

Best for: Culture enthusiasts
Contact Details
  La Perle Theatre, Al Habtoor City
  +971 56 954 0760

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Fun for the family

Modhesh World

Fun for the family

Modhesh World

Bursting with games, performances and celebrations, Modhesh World is a fun, engaging haven for clever kids. Hands-on activities and challenges allow energetic travellers to get in on the action, while a schedule of shows and appearances from their favourite characters will delight all ages. Centrally located in Dubai World Trade Centre, it’s an easy win for families visiting at this time.

Best for: Young families

Contact Details
  Modhesh World, Dubai World Trade Centre
  +971 600 555 559

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Light up the night

Eid fireworks

Light up the night

Eid fireworks

Dubai will be treated to not just one, but multiple fireworks displays this Eid. The Beach, next to the bustling Jumeirah Beach Residence, will host a seaside extravaganza, with fireworks rocketing up from the inky waters of the Gulf every evening from August 31 to September 3 at 8:45pm. Meanwhile, at the other end of town, the night sky above Dubai Festival City will also shimmer with sparklers. The display at Festival Bay will combine fireworks, music and lasers for an unmissable experience. For more family-friendly fun, don’t miss the roaming entertainment and fun stage shows taking place all through the Eid weekend at malls across the city.

Best for: Anyone and everyone!
Contact Details
  The Beach at JBR
  +971 4 317 3999

  Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City
  +971 4 208 5261

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Thrilling theme park fun

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Thrilling theme park fun

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Spend Eid weekend at the world's largest indoor theme park. On August 31 celebrate the park's first anniversary by taking advantage of spectacular giveaways , from free entry for 365 guests to complimentary annual passes. The completely indoor venue is perfect for year-round visits, but is especially appreciated during the summer. The park's rides specialise in high-octane adrenaline boosts with the venue's fastest roller coaster – the Velociraptor – hitting 100km per hour in just 2.5 seconds for an instant rush. Feeling a little timid? Stroll the park's interactive street shows for on-the-go entertainment. With characters from all corners of pop culture, from The Powerpuff Girls to Marvel Comics, there's a fan favourite for everyone.

Best for: Thrill-seekers

Contact Details
  IMG Worlds of Adventure, City of Arabia, Dubailand
  +971 600 500962

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