festival activities

Plan Your Visit

Here’s some useful information to help you plan your visit to the festival, and enable you to enjoy an easy and smooth experience.

Festival Location

Al Wathba – Abu Dhabi

Festival Duration

from November the 18th 2021
to April the 1st 2022

Festival Opening Times

Daily from 4 PM to midnight
(and until 1 AM at weekends and public holidays)

We welcome People of Determination, in the interest of their comfort and happiness. We make all efforts to provide services for them in an easy and accessible way, with designated parking lots and washroom facilities, as well as allocating their own corridors to provide flexible and easy mobility, so welcome! See you at the Sheikh Zayed Festival.


Free regular bus transportation to and from the Festival grounds are available from: Abu Dhabi Main Bus Station; Cooperative Association Supermarket, between two bridges and Bani Yas Bus Station


The gate entrances include many services offered to visitors upon arrival, including, but not limited to: wheelchairs, children’s push chairs, shopping carts, valet parking service and childcare services.

Children’s Strollers
Shopping Carts
Valet Parking
Medical Center & Ambulances
Police Station
Information Desk
Lost & Found
Buses & Taxis
Rules of the Festival
Avoid public displays of affection
Pets are not permitted
Please dress modestly
Filming is not permitted without a permit
No segways, scooters, bicycles, hoverboards, skateboards, roller skates

AED 5 per person People of Determination, children under 3 years of age and seniors (60+ years old) are exempt from fees.

How to reach the festival