Ultimate Guide to Celebrating the 49th UAE National Day in Dubai Amidst the Pandemic

49th UAE National Day is just a few days away, and it calls for a grand celebration to commemorate the growth of the country. But, following the safety protocols in the times of coronavirus is also a must. UAE National Day is celebrated on 2nd December annually. This year, the fun will begin from December 01 to 03, 2020 as the government has declared a 3-day long public holiday. Several activities are happening around Dubai to indulge in the enthusiasm of UAE National Day. The organisers are taking steps to ensure the safety measures for this year’s festivities. UAE will embrace it’s powered technology to continue the celebration in a spectacular style amidst the pandemic. Though some events will air online, you still have various things to do across Dubai to indulge in the festivity. Here’s a mini-guide to know more. 

Enjoy watching ‘Seed of Union’

This year, the citizens across UAE have an option to celebrate the National Day virtually curtailing the pandemic. And thus, the capital of UAE will stage an enthralling show on National Day that will broadcast across the Emirates. The show will depict the rich cultural history of the Emirates with a moving sculpture surrounded by the sea. 

  • Spend the Weekend at QE2

Spend the Weekend at QE2

Enjoy your National Day long weekend in Dubai by visiting the famous floating hotel, Queen Elizabeth 2. OE2 is gearing up to make UAE National Day special by offering day-long Arabic feast during the long weekend. Savour yummy Arabic treats and gulp down drinks with your friends and family to keep up with the festivity.

  • Attend the Laser Show at Dubai Festival City

Attend the laser show at Dubai festival city

Celebrate UAE turning 49 with a UAE-themed Laser Show at Dubai Festival City. Dubai Festival City is ready to host beautiful events on the National Day consisting of fireworks and the famous IMAGINE bonanza. Visitors will be able to witness UAE flag colours across the waters of the bay and feel proud of their home country. 

  • Indulge in Celebrations at Global Village

Indulge in Celebrations at Global Village for UAE national day

Global Village is all set to host a series of activities on the National Day. Starting from the opera to the fireworks display, one can witness various ceremonies and parades at the Global Village. Do not miss out on indulging in good food and therapy shopping at Global Village. 

  • Witness the Burj Khalifa Light Show

 Burj Khalifa Light Show for UAE national day

While other places are prepping up for the most important national festival of the year, Burj Khalifa is no less. Dubai’s prominent landmark building, Burj Khalifa will take the league and show you the beautiful colours of UAE flag with UAE-themed light show. The vibrant display of lights will stimulate your eyes and soul. Dubai Fountain will accompany the lights display with music and local presentations. 

So, this was all about celebrating National Day in Dubai. You can also wish your fellow residents with UAE National Day gifts online and make this festival much more exciting. But, don’t forget to follow various guidelines laid down by the government concerning the spread of COVID-19. After all, the health of the citizens is of prime importance for a nation.

How are you planning to celebrate the 49th UAE National Day? Let us know in the comment section below.

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