Make Memories At Mercato Mall

Have a magical time at Mercato Mall this National Day

There’s three days of fun for the whole family as Mercato Mall celebrates the UAE’s 45th National Day. From morning to night, the mall will come alive with activities to keep you smiling, so pop in with the little ones and make it a day to remember.

Every party needs a cake

Start the celebrations on a sweet note, with a cake-cutting ceremony, courtesy of online bakery Sugarmoo, whose mouthwatering treats can’t be missed. Find it taking place on the ground floor on Friday evening.

2 December
5pm – 6pm (ground floor)

Children’s Interactive Workshops and drumming

Bring the kids over for some UAE-themed crafting. They can make their very own flags, paint souvenirs and take their works of art home. For something on a different beat, get involved in the drumming sessions, which is truly an uplifting experience for all.

1-3 December
3:30pm and 6pm (first floor)

Story Time

Find a spot and settle down for some storytelling, where you’ll hear about how the seven different emirates became one great nation.

1-3 December
3:30pm and 6pm (first floor)

National Day Roaming Entertainment

During peak times l, stilt walkers and loads of other colourful characters will roam around and distribute chocolates, representing Emirati hospitality and making all visitors feel welcome.

1-3 December
5pm and 8pm

Traditional dance for a joyous occasion

On Friday, the spirit of the Union will be celebrated with Emirati traditional dancing and music. Folk dancers will perform the traditional Al Ayyalah dance four times across the day, for all to enjoy this art of heritage and culture.

2 December
2:45pm, 4pm, 6:30pm, 9pm (ground floor)

Giant UAE Flag Mosaic

Write your thoughts and wishes on a piece of paper and add it to a board outlining the UAE flag. Other visitors in Mercato Mall will do the same and everybody’s sentiments will become one, in this massive mosaic.

1-3 December
10am – 10pm (ground floor)

Bubbles bubbles, everywhere

Get lost in a wondrous world of bubbles, as Italian artist Magopaolo creates bubbles that twirl, bounce and behave in ways that you never thought was possible. Bubbles of every size – and even shape – will perform tricks that will truly dazzle onlookers.

2-3 December
4:30pm and 7:30pm (ground floor)
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