Abu Dhabi's Full List of UAE's 50th National Day Celebrations

  • Publish date: Thursday، 25 November 2021 Last update: Sunday، 05 December 2021
Abu Dhabi's Full List of UAE's 50th National Day Celebrations

Abu Dhabi revealed its 50th UAE National Day lineup of performances and events from December 1 to December 3.

The schedule offers 20 immersive events with festivals, music and dance performances, sporting activities and breathtaking fireworks displays.

National Day Fireworks

National Day Fireworks display on December 2 which will light up the city skylines on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, above Al Maryah Island on December 2 and 3 from 9:00 pm.

There will also be an additional National Day Fireworks Show at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall on December 2 at 8:00 pm.

Live concerts

A host of live concerts are set for the National Day weekend, with popular Emirati singer Eidha Al Menhali performing at Qasr Al Hosn on November 26. Then Iraqi artist Majed Al Mohandis and Iraqi singer-songwriter Aseel Hameem, who will take to the stage at Emirates Palace on December 1.

Emirati singer Hamad Al Ameri will perform at Qasr Al Hosn on December 2, with Emirati singer Ahlam closing the weekend at Louvre Abu Dhabi on December 3.

Skydive Show and Formation Jump

Happening at Abu Dhabi Sports Aviation Club on December 2, featuring 16 skydivers carrying the UAE flag and creating a ‘50’ formation above the city.


There will be a fly-over featuring 50 airplanes, Paramotor and Parasailing Shows with the UAE flag.

National Day Flash Mob

Also on December 2, Bawabat Al Sharq Mall will host a National Day Flash Mob along with their fireworks show, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. From 10:00 am to 10:00 pm until December 4.

Sheikh Zayed Hologram

Bawabat Al Sharq mall will also host the Sheikh Zayed Hologram interactive experience and screenings of Majlis the Story of the 50th, a film that uses archival footage to recount the UAE's successful journey over the last 50 years. From 10:00 am to 10:00 pm until December 4.

Qasr Al Hosn film screening

A special ‘50 Year’ film will be screened with the first 50 guests on December 2 also treated to a private experience.

Manarat Al Saadiyat

To host immersive art installations and workshops over the weekend.

Bait Mohammed bin Khalifa and Al Jahili Fort

To exhibit historical artefacts from life in Abu Dhabi over the last 50 years on show, and activations that embrace Emirati culture through art, music and gastronomy.

Abu Dhabi Winter Shopping Season

Will start on December 2 and run until January 31, 2022.

Jubilee Cultural Pass

In celebration of the nation’s momentous milestone, Abu Dhabi has launched a Jubilee Cultural Pass, granting free or discounted access to a diverse range of cultural sites and museums across the emirate.

The pass is available at abudhabiculture.ae .

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