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LIST: Top places to watch 2022 UAE National Day fireworks displays

One of the highly sought-after experiences among UAE residents during the UAE National Days is the dazzling fireworks display that light up the skies of the emirates during the long weekend holidays.

The Filipino Times compiled this list of must-see visual attractions, especially now that the private sector has announced that the official holidays are Thursday to Saturday (December 1 to 3. Those who have Sundays off make it a long four-day weekend too!

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Where: Dubai Festival City Mall
When: December 2
Time: TBA

Dubai Festival City Mall, home to the popular IMAGINE show, will have a special show that will delight all visitors with a mix of water fountains, laser lights and fireworks – making it a three-in-one show you shouldn’t miss!

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Where: The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residences, Dubai
When: December 2
Time: 8:00 pm

The awe-inspiring waterfront complex will have its own fireworks displays on the December 2 – where visitors can enjoy shopping, dining and other activities as they enjoy the cool beach weather outdoors.

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Where: Bluewaters Island, Dubai
When: December 2
Time: 8:00 pm

Emirati folk songs will entertain the crowds throughout the night, with several acts that will hype up the evening in the run up to the 8pm fireworks display.

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Where: Global Village, Dubai
When: December 2 and 3
Time: 9:00 pm

Global Village’s weekly fireworks displays every 9:00 pm will be extra special for the upcoming National Day celebrations – and what’s better is that visitors can enjoy a plethora of activities inspired by neighboring countries.

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Where: The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
When: December 2
Time: 9:00 pm

Enjoy a three-in-one light show, fountain and fireworks displays as The Pointe fuses inspiring colors of the East and West for this year’s National Day celebrations!

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Where: Al Seef, Dubai
When: December 2
Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Old Dubai’s iconic waterfront promenade will have an amazing line up of activities from roaming entertainment, parades, in the run up to the fireworks show that will run in set intervals any time from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

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Where: Emirates Palace, Corniche, Abu Dhabi
When: December 2
Time: 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The capital’s iconic palace, alongside the majestic Corniche beach will have a special fireworks show at its beachfront. In addition, the Grand Dome will also have a family-friendly lineup of activities for everyone to enjoy.

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Photo from Bawabat Al Sharq Mall

Where: Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Abu Dhabi
When: December 2
Time: 9:00 pm

Baniyas residents will enjoy a massive visual treat that’s hyped up to be the “biggest fireworks show in the history of the mall” with a two-in-one light shows and fireworks display.

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Where: Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
When: December 2 and 3
Time: 9:00 pm

All four colors of the UAE flag will light up Abu Dhabi’s night skies on December 2 and 3 at the Al Maryah Island’s promenade. Visitors can enjoy dining in at several restaurants and shopping while they wait for the grand show.

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Where: Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC)
When: December 3-11
Time: 6:00 pm onwards

The official show for the UAE National Day Celebration will stretch for nine days, from December 3 – 11, giving residents more time to enjoy the exhilarating program.

The event will feature poignant vignettes spanning generations and fields through beautiful performances, one-of-a-kind technology, and projections, as well as insightful narrative inspired by UAE’s rich culture and futuristic aspirations. The exhibition will provide a look into a bright future that will bring together everyone who lives in the UAE.

This ticketed event is for UAE residents as their Emirates ID will be checked on the door, and it requires AlHosn Green Pass.

Neil Bie

Neil Bie is the Assistant Editor for The Filipino Times, responsible for gathering news that will resonate among OFW readers in the UAE, Philippines, and around 200 countries, where the platform reaches both Filipinos and worldwide audiences. ||| Get in touch with Neil at: Facebook: Neil Bie ||| Email: [email protected]||| or by sending a message to the Facebook page of The Filipino Times at: https://www.facebook.com/FilipinoTimes/

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