Top Things to do to Celebrate the 50th UAE National Day

How to Celebrate the 50th UAE National Day

Set your alarm for D-day for the festivities are not that far away!

Fireworks, rallies, beautiful flower arrangement, flowers and cakes and plenty of activities – we are merely days away from December 2; The day when the whole country will have a good time and paint the town red. National Day commemorated when the United Arab Emirates was formed under a Federal Constitutional Monarchy in 1971.

The celebrations usually last for four to five days. Though you can choose to watch the LIVE telecast of the events, we recommend dismissing the thought off. Confused about how to make the most of National Day celebrations? We’ve got it all covered! As the day approaches, Ferns N Petals has rounded up a plethora of activities you can enjoy to celebrate the occasion in the Emirates.

Tour the Country

Tour the Country

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The day is a historic occasion that brings to light how the UAE was formed. Moreover, ever since its formation in 1971, the UAE has developed rapidly and hence, its history is noteworthy. If the feelings of patriotism are already kicking in inside you, this is the perfect time to visit some historical landmarks & remember the past. To get a piece of Emirati history and traditions, take a stroll around the quaint Hatta enclave, heritage village in the Shindagha area or old Dubai’s Bastakiya. Believe us, you will fall in love with the UAE all over again!

Witness the Celebrations in Hatta Dam

Witness the Celebrations in Hatta Dam

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The 2021 National Day celebrations will take place in Dubai’s Hatta on December 2 at 5.30 pm. There will be a phenomenal theatrical show which will broadcast on the National Day official website & local TV channels. The show will familiarise the viewers with the amazing past, present and future of the land through creative storytelling.

Poetry & Music in Al Madam

Poetry & Music in Al Madam

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In the presence of prominent poets and artists, a music and poetry event will be held in Al Madam city in Sharjah. Also, the event is open for the attendees who want to compete for the ‘Best Video of Al Madam’ competition.

Enjoy Spectacular Fireworks

Enjoy Spectacular Fireworks

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Feast your eyes with a visual extravaganza of the magnificent fireworks that will commemorate this historic celebration. Head to The Pointe, Bluewaters Island, Atlantis at The Palm, Etisalat Beach Canteen or Burj Al Arab to witness the wonderful display of pyrotechnics to honour UAE’s 50th National Day. Here are the 5 spectacular fireworks shows for UAE’s National Day.

Celebrate the UAE’s Golden Jubilee @Expo

Celebrate the UAE’s Golden Jubilee @Expo

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As mentioned in the last blog, the National Day 2021 coincides with Dubai Expo 2020 that started on October 1st 2021. With tons of things to do, you can never get enough of the Expo. This is an unmissable chance to have the best of both worlds. Celebrate the Golden Jubilee at Expo 2020 Dubai and have a whale of a time. From drone show to watching Al Wasl Dome Light and so much more – you get a line-up of extraordinary events throughout the week. Yay!

Enjoy Family Time at the Global Village

Enjoy Family Time at the Global Village

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From December 1st to 4th, Dubai’s family-friendly village will host several events including National Day Operetta ‘Luminous Years’, which will be performed with poetic dialogues and theatrical dance. Apart from these, you can watch the skies light up with beautiful fireworks. So, spend your long weekend at Global village, witness the breathtaking performances, buy cakes and flowers for National Day, participate in quizzes & win special national day gifts.

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