Eid Al Adha is just around the corner, and the festive season has officially kickstarted!

This year, Eid Al Adha is expected to fall on Monday, June 17th, depending on the moon sighting. With the adjoining weekend, we’re looking at a fantastic five-day Eid holiday—perfect for some fun and adventure!

Whether you’re staying in Dubai or planning a quick trip to Abu Dhabi, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained.

From cultural hotspots to thrilling theme parks, here are some top recommendations to make your Eid break unforgettable.

Watch The Eid-Special Fireworks Displays

Abu Dhabi Fireworks

One of the highlights of the Eid Al Adha celebrations is the spectacular fireworks displays that light up the night sky. These stunning shows are sure to fill your heart with joy and make your Eid celebrations truly special. Here’s where to catch Eid fireworks in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Corniche: Head to the Abu Dhabi Corniche at 9 p.m. to witness a breathtaking five-minute fireworks show. The vibrant explosions of light will paint the night sky, offering a memorable experience.

Al Ain: In Al Ain, the fireworks will be set off at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. Starting at 9 p.m., this five-minute display will provide a stunning visual treat, making it a perfect way to end your day of celebrations.

Al Dhafra: For those in Al Dhafra, you can catch the fireworks at multiple locations, including the Public Park, Madinat Zayed, and Al Marfa. Each show will start at 9 p.m. and last for five minutes. 

Fontana Circus 2024 Abu Dhabi

Start your Eid celebrations with a bang at the Fontana Circus in Abu Dhabi. This spectacular show combines mesmerizing circus acts with a world-class musical dancing fountain and is one of the best Eid activities to do in Abu Dhabi. You’ll be captivated by talented dancers, daring aerialists, and skilled circus performers. It’s a magical experience that promises to enchant the entire family.

Fontana Circus 2024 Abu Dhabi
07 Apr - 20 Jun 2024
100 AED View event

Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a must-visit during your break. This stunning museum, designed by the famous architect Jean Nouvel, houses incredible artworks from around the globe. Check out masterpieces like Vincent Van Gogh’s self-portrait and Leonardo da Vinci’s La Belle Ferronnière. Plus, enjoy a 10% discount on entry during Eid.

Louvre Abu Dhabi
26 Sep 2023 - 31 Dec 2024 Save up to 10% - NY2024
65 AED Buy now

Qasr Al Watan

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of the UAE at Qasr Al Watan, the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi. This architectural gem showcases exquisite Arabian artistry and design. Take a guided tour to learn about the UAE’s history, culture, and governance. Highlights include the Presidential Gifting Gallery, the Presidential Ballroom, and the House of Knowledge Library. There’s also a 10% discount for Eid visitors.

SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is a fantastic destination for families. With over 68,000 marine creatures, including sharks, manta rays, and sea turtles, it offers both educational and entertaining experiences. Explore the world’s largest aquarium, enjoy thrilling rides like Tidal Twister and Journey to Atlantis, and watch captivating shows. With an added 10% discount, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is one of the best Eid attractions to visit during the break. 

SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
15 Oct 2023 - 31 Dec 2024
150 AED Buy now

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi

Dive into the wonders of the ocean at The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi. Home to over 45,000 marine animals from 300 species, this is the largest aquarium in the Middle East. Explore ten themed zones, such as UAE’s Natural Treasures and Frozen Ocean, and get up close with more than 200 sharks. Enjoy a 10% discount during Eid for an amazing underwater adventure.

Snow Park Abu Dhabi

Beat the summer heat and step into a winter wonderland at Snow Park Abu Dhabi. One of the largest indoor snow parks in the world, it offers 20 rides and attractions, including the Crystal Carousel and Polar Express Train. The park’s ‘Enchanted Forest’ theme adds to the magical experience. With temperatures kept at a chilly minus 2°C, you can enjoy snow activities year-round. Enjoy a 10% discount for Eid.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Thrill-seekers will love Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Home to the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa, and over 40 exhilarating rides, this indoor theme park promises non-stop excitement. Experience the adrenaline rush on rides like Flying Aces and Turbo Track, and immerse yourself in Ferrari-inspired entertainment zones. Perfect for an action-packed day out.

Warner Bros. World™, Abu Dhabi

Step into the magical world of movies at Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi. This immersive theme park on Yas Island brings beloved characters and iconic scenes to life. Enjoy thrilling rides and attractions inspired by your favorite films and TV shows. Whether you’re a fan of superheroes or classic cartoons, Warner Bros. World™ offers endless fun and adventure for all ages.

Adrenark Adventure Park

For those looking for more adventure, Adrenark Adventure Park is the place to be. As the largest indoor adventure park in the region, it offers a variety of activities suitable for all ages, from thrilling obstacle courses to family-friendly rides. Enjoy delicious treats at the Food Court and create lasting memories with loved ones in this dynamic and safe environment.

Looking for things to do during the Eid Al Adha break in Dubai? Check out our full guide!