Weekly Fireworks Show
At the Sheikh Zayed Festival, you can enjoy some of the biggest and most elaborate fireworks displays, which light up Al Wathba skies throughout the Festival’s run with the most spectacular colors and formations every Saturday at 10:00 pm.
At the Sheikh Zayed Festival, you will enjoy the most spectacular drone shows that will light up Al Wathba skies during the opening of the festival, national events such as the celebration of National Day, and New Year's Eve.
Emirates Fountain Sound & Laser Show
At the Sheikh Zayed Festival, visitors get an amazing chance to enjoy the magnificent Emirates Fountain, the first of its kind in the region, with special dancing water fountain shows, augmented by eye-pleasing laser shows and 3D hologram shows, offering a one-of-a-kind experience where visitors can take beautiful photos that capture the amazing times they spend at the Festival.
The Heritage Village reflects the UAE's civilization and long history across 4 different environments; the marine, the land, the mountain and agricultural environments; Where the visitor can live the ancient heritage experience and evoke the fragrance of the past through many surprises, adventures, popular competitions and traditional games.
The horizons of culture are ever-expanding, its paths are diversifying, and the need for its presence is increasing as a way for peoples to come together within a framework of tolerance, brotherhood and peace.
The Sheikh Zayed Festival in Abu Dhabi comes within this framework, employing all its noble values, striving and aspiring towards common human development.
This year, the Sheikh Zayed Festival renews its journey as one of the most important cultural and entertainment events in the country, carrying with it, and in it, all the lofty values for which the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, achieved - an integral part of his efforts to preserve the civilizational and cultural heritage of the Emirates and to consolidate national heritage and culture.
The Festival is held under the distinguished patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and the wise guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Presidential Court.
The Festival returns this year with a huge variety of new cultural and entertainment events for the whole family to enjoy, in fun exciting settings that feature international music concerts, rare opportunities to learn about wildlife, a selection of amazing culinary experiences from all over the world, fun competitions and much, much more.
Events And Shows
Al Wathba Nights
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Enjoy Your Time in the festival
Enjoy Your Time In the most amazing international performing -arts shows, exciting competitions, popular events and breath-taking firework displays, and enjoy a wide variety of unforgettable memorable celebrations
IN THE MOST AMAZING EVENTS AND WIN MANY VALUABLE PRIZES IN THE
SHEIKH ZAYED FESTIVAL DRAWS
The festival offers its visitors the opportunity to enter the raffles when spending 50 dirhams or more in Pavilions, Restaurants, Souq Al Wathba or the Fun Fair City, in addition to obtaining another voucher for the raffles of the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Racing Festival, and the opportunity to win more than 15 cars and many cool prizes.*
OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
The Festival provides you with the unique opportunity to learn about the culture and heritage of the UAE, based on a history rich in tradition and instilled noble values. Throughout the history of the UAE, the people of these good lands have proved that they could weather all the hardships, taking fearless strides to lay down the foundations for a prosperous and developed society that encompasses the rich history of the United Arab Emirates.