Eid in Dubai: Eid Al Adha events for families
Eid in Dubai is Dubai Government’s initiative to entertain the residents and visitors to Dubai during the long weekends of Eid Al Fitr and Eid al Adha. Vast array of events, promotions and activities are planned during the festive seasons, making Dubai one of the most popular destinations to visit during Eid.
With Eid Al Adha, Dubai will once again come alive with festive fervour, bustling malls and extravagant shopping deals. From 25th September to 11th October 2014, Dubai is all set for a spectacular celebration, with an exciting line up of events. Like always, Eid in Dubai promises to be exciting and full of entertainment for visitors and residents alike.
We’ve rounded up some of the best family friendly events for you.
Elmo Makes Music
Sesame Street Live Elmo and the furry friends from Sesame Street will be entertaining their fans in Dubai from Monday, 29 September to Saturday, 4 October 2014. Elmo Makes Music is a live musical production featuring the popular Sesame Street characters that promises to create a magical world of music to entertain kids and families in Dubai.
Where: Madinat Jumeirah Theatre, Dubai.
Phone: +971 4 366 6546
Show Timings: 10 am, 2 pm and 6 pm on weekends, 6 pm on weekdays.
Ticket Price: AED 249
Eid Fireworks at Kite Beach
Spectacular fireworks will light up the Kite Beach in Jumeirah, at 9pm every night during the Eid Al Adha holidays starting October 2, 2014.
An Arabian Adventure Aladdin is a musical production, presented by the S4K International in conjunction with Eid in Dubai. The show runs for 3 days starting Saturday, 4 October to Monday, 6 October 2014.This musical comedy show, as the name suggests, is based on the popular Arabian Nights Adventure tale “Aladdin”.
Where: DUCTAC, Centerpoint Theatre, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
Ticket Price: AED 75,
Phone: Call the box office on 04 341 4777 to book tickets.
Circo Boom Circus
Full of fun and laughter, Circo Boom is a comical circus, created by a Cirque Du Soleil veteran. This 45 minute long show promises non-stop laughter for kids and families, from Thursday, 2 October until Wednesday, 8 October 2014.
Where: Ibn Battuta Mall
Timings: 5 pm, 8 pm and 10.30 pm
Ticket Price: Admission FREE
Rhythm of Arts at Zabeel Park
Food stations, street art and lots of music await visitors in Zabeel Park, from Sunday, 5 October, to Saturday, 11 October 2014. Several musical stage-shows, including performances by popular music bands and street artists will be adding to the array of family entertainment planned during Eid in Dubai.
Timings: 4pm to 12am
Ticket Price: Park entry fee.
Fashion Forward 4
All the fashionistas in Dubai have an exciting event to look forward to! This Eid Al Adha, Dubai will be hosting the Fashion Forward season 4, a 3 day fashion extravaganza featuring several established and emerging designers from around the world. FFWD includes numerous catwalk presentations from top regional designers, inspiring talks and panel discussions led by global industry experts and fashion academia, as well as entertainment, through a string of social events and parties.
When: from 4-6 October, 2014.
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
Ticket Price: AED 100 per day or AED 200 for 3 days for onsite registrations.
Dino Live and Planetarium 360
Dino Live, the world’s largest movable Dinosaur Exhibition will once again be entertaining and educating children about the world of mighty dinosaurs and fossils. Also home to Planetarium 360, world’s largest mobile planetarium, it offer guests a starry glimpse into cosmic creations they will remember forever. From digital and interactive presentations on the mysteries of the night sky to simulation of planets and stars – Planetarium 360 is a celestial treat combining education and entertainment as guests sit back in a casual ambiance and embark on one of the most beautiful astronomic journeys ever.
Where: Arabian Center Shopping Mall, Dubai