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Things To Do During The National Day Weekend
Updated on 30 November 2021

The long-awaited four-day long weekend is here and is full of all the fun and excitement a long holiday can bring. Celebrating the golden jubilee since the UAE was formed, here are some great events to check out.

National Day at Waterfront Market

When Till 4 December

Where Waterfront Market

To celebrate the UAE's golden jubilee, Waterfront Market is hosting a range of indoor and outdoor activities. The indoor market will offer visitors with live entertainment, parades, museum acts, kids activities and more. From 1 to 4 December, an outdoor traditional Emirati heritage village will be set up on the promenade with traditional areesh tents highlighting local culture including fishnet weaving, henna art and more.

www.waterfrontmarket.ae

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Historic Dubai Grand Prix Revival

When 3 December

Where Dubai Autodrome

Dubai Autodrome in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the UAE is bringing back the historic 1981 Dubai Grand Prix event with Group C cars from the 60s, 70s and 80s competing. 

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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National Day at Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

When Till 4 December

Where Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina is offering guests with a lovely staycation. On bookings till 4 December, guests can avail of complimentary breakfast for two adults, Dhs 100 voucher for healing spa treatments at Rayya Wellness and a 25% discount at all food outlets for special IHG members. Prices start at Dhs 1,150 per person.

054-9905693

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Etisalat Beach Canteen

When Till 11 December

Where Jumeirah Beach

Back for the 2021 edition, the Etisalat Beach Canteen is set to offer visitors with a variety of food, entertainment and activities. Delight in restaurants including Captain Potato, Streat Fries, Dibba Bay Oysters, House of Pops, Pinza, G.O.A.T, CZN Burak and more.

www.beachcanteen.ae

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National Day at IMG Worlds of Adventure

When 1 to 4 December

Where IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG Worlds of Adventure, the largest indoor theme park in the world is celebrating the National Day weekend with exciting performances and activities including a traditional souq to show the culture of the UAE, henna designs, falcon viewing, face painting and more at Arab themed tents. Visitors can also enjoy delicious Emirati food like Arabic coffee, luqaimat and other delicious dishes. The UAE flag will be on display with live music, Arabic vocal performances, and magic shows, taking place through the weekend.

www.imgworlds.com

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Emirates Airline Dubai 7s

When 2 to 4 December

Where The Sevens Stadium

One of the most popular sporting events in the world, Emirates Airline Dubai 7s is back for its 51st edition. International men's and women's rugby teams will compete to win the tournament. The event will also offer delicious food to try in between matches and activities and performances throughout the weekend.

www.dubairugby7s.com

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National Day with Open Flame Kitchen

When 2 and 3 December

Where Open Flame Kitchen

Delight in the UAE's 50th National Day with celebrations at Open Flame Kitchen. Diners can relish in a limited edition burger made with a patty, siracha glazed bacon, onion rings, tempura jalapenos and west coast sauce, served in a bun in the colours of the UAE flag. The burger is priced at Dhs 50.

04-3863599

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Anna Karenina Live

When 2 to 4 December

Where Dubai Opera

Anna Karenina will tell the tale of Anna, who falls in love with Vronsky, an officer and the two flee St Petersburg, where their lives start to unravel. The play is based on the Russian novel by Leo Tolstoy and is set to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Expo 2020 National Day Celebrations

When 1 to 4 December

Where Expo 2020 Dubai

Celebrate a milestone with the UAE as we approach the 50th National Day weekend. Visitors at the Expo 2020 site can delight in all that the world's largest cultural gathering has to offer as well as cultural performances, UAE marching band, drone shows, fireworks and live performances, held throughout the weekend.

www.expo2020dubai.com

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MLTR and Boyce Avenue Live

When 2 December

Where Festive Arena, Dubai Festival City 

Celebrate the UAE's 50th anniversary with Michael Learns To Rock as they perform their 90s hits like Breaking My Heart and Someday. Boyce Avenue will also perform a range of amazing cover songs, remixes and originals and is sure to be a great night of performances. Doors will open at 6pm.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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