Is it really a celebration in the UAE if there are no fireworks sparkling across the sky? Never. Which is exactly why we have a slew of dazzling fireworks displays to look forward to this Eid Al Fitr weekend. The 4-day-long Eid Al Fitr break is expected to start on Thursday, April 20, which is the 29th day of Ramadan. Over the 4-day public holiday, keep a look out on the night skies as they’ll burst into brilliant colours with multiple fireworks shows. They’ll be fiery, fabulous and – the best part – free! These are the destinations in Dubai that have confirmed Eid Al Fitr fireworks shows.
The wildly popular Etisalat by e&Beach Canteen is returning to its stomping grounds on Jumeirah Beach as part of the Dubai Food Festival from April 21 to May 7. Cop spot at this foodie haven behind Sunset Mall on April 21 at 9pm. They’ll be doling out banging food but also some bang, whizz and pop in the form of a fireworks display.
Bluewaters Island and The Beach, JBR
Fireworks don’t get more Insta-worthy than those in and around JBR and Bluewaters Island. Their stunning vistas of Ain Dubai and Dubai Marina framing the glittering shower of sparks. Catch a sizzling Eid Al Fitr firework display here on April 22 at 9pm.
Dubai Parks and Resorts
It’s double the dazzle at this cluster of theme parks off the Dubai-Abu Dhabi road. On April 22, bring the Eid revelries to a glowing finish with two sets of pyrotechnics display. One at 7pm and the other at 9pm. The fireworks will be visible from all parts of the park, so whether you’re in Bollywood Park, enjoying a staycation at Lapita Hotel, or strolling by Riverland you’ll have a great viewpoint.
What better way to send off Global Village’s 27th season than with the pomp and splendour of a fireworks display? The beloved tourist attraction and theme park will close its doors on April 29. So this is your chance to make the most of its many food stalls, pavilions, shopping opportunities, amusement rides, and entertainment shows. Eid will be marked here with a special Eid Al Fitr fireworks show on April 21 and 22 at 9pm. Entry to Global Village costs AED 20 per person.