UAE National Day

UAE National Day Celebration Events To Attend

Wondering where to celebrate the UAE National Day? We’ve shortlisted the most happening spots for you. Just grab the flag and head to witness the incredible Air Shows, Drone Shows, and heart-warming Fireworks. 

Let’s discover about the amazing 52nd National Day celebration happening all around the Emirates.

8 Places To Celebrate UAE National Day 2023

Learn about the mega events scheduled to celebrate the joyous UAE National Day on December 2nd. 

Expo City Dubai - UAE National Day Celebration

UAE National Day

In celebration of UAE’s official 52nd National Day, Expo City is hosting a grand celebration event on December 2, 2023. Drawing roots of Emirati culture and heritage, the event will feature innovative technology and some jaw-dropping projections that will leave you awe-inspired. You will witness a fine blend of traditional and technological fusion depicting the history and achievements of the UAE through art.


Location: Expo City Dubai.

Global Village, Dubai

UAE National Day

Adding a fun burst of delight to the UAE National Day, Global Village will be having the most enchanting fireworks shows this weekend. Immersive experience that goes beyond the ordinary and enjoy heart-warming festivities throughout the long holiday. Prepare to be mesmerized by a symphony of colors lighting up the night sky, choreographed to a soundtrack that encapsulates the spirit of the UAE. The fireworks display will be a visual feast, with bursts of light and sound creating a magical atmosphere that resonates with the joyous occasion.

Timings: 9 PM
Location: Global Village Dubai

Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

UAE National Day 2023

If you want to witness the enchanting celebration of the 52nd National Day with fireworks lighting up the sky, do visit Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. Without spending a penny you get to witness the art of fireworks and enjoy your time. To have the perfect time you can visit the restaurants and cafes located in the vicinity that are offering some of the most loved cuisines and meals. LPM Restaurant and Bar, L’eto, and Almayass are some of the famous dine-in spots there.

Time: 9 PM
Location: Al Maryan Island, Abu Dhabi

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Another exciting UAE National Day celebration is scheduled at the Yas Bay Waterfront on December 2nd and 3rd at 9 PM, Yas Island. It’s a free-of-cost event for all the guest who can spend time with their family and friends enjoying the spectacular view of the fireworks and light show. The amazing restaurants including Asia Asia, Paradisco and Daikan will delight you with their mouth-watering cuisines.

Time: 9 PM
Location: Yas Bay Waterfront, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

Indulge in the mesmerizing light show happening on the beachfront of the five-star hotel of Abu Dhabi, The Emirates Palace. There will be an incredible National Day Air Show sheduled at 3 PM to 6 PM on the 2nd December along with the Light Show at 9 PM, Saturday. From dance performances to musical event, the hotel has started week long events to celebrate the big day of the nation.

National Day Air Show Timings: 3 PM to 6 PM
National Day Light Show Timings: 9 PM
Location: West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi GRB 104 United Arab Emirates

Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Festival is all set to unveil its 52nd National Day celebration showcasing hundreds of local and international events. From folklore performances to fireworks, military music bands to cultural heritages, there is a lot to entertain you. The mesmerizing drone shows will fill you with the ending delight and the cash prizes are just another cherry on top. So, plan your visit today and make the event unforgettable.


Drone Show:
Location and Timings: Al Wathba at 10 pm
Sheikh Zayed Festival Events:
Location: Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi

Al Dhaid, Sharjah

UAE National Day

Get ready to witness the night sky ablaze with vibrant hues over Al Dhaid, Sharjah, as a spectacular fireworks display unfolds, bringing an extra touch of magic to the UAE National Day celebrations. Join us in this mesmerizing event that symbolizes the unity and joy of our community.

Timings: 9PM

Heritage Village, Sharjah

Experience the charm of the past blending with the excitement of the present at the Heritage Village in Sharjah. Join us for a magical evening under the stars, where the Heritage Village becomes a backdrop to a dazzling fireworks display, commemorating the UAE National Day with a celebration that honors tradition and embraces the future.

Timings: 9 PM
Day: Saturday, 2nd December
Location: Heritage Village, Sharjah