6 Exciting things to do in Dubai during the Eid al Adha holiday

Published on 2024-05-14

As the Eid al Adha holiday approaches, Dubai transforms into a bustling hub of festivities and activities. From cultural experiences to thrilling adventures, there's something for everyone to enjoy during this special time in the city. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor, here are six exciting things to do in Dubai during the Eid al Adha holiday.


Experience a Desert Dinner in Dubai: 

Escape the city's hustle and bustle by embarking on a Dubai desert dinner adventure. Enjoy the serenity of the desert as the sun sets over the horizon. Then, indulge in a 5-star International feast under the stars at a luxurious fortress camp and uncover the most instagrammable spots as you explore the stunning landscape, complete with live entertainment including belly dancing, falconry displays and more.


Explore Old Dubai:

Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Dubai by exploring the charming neighborhoods of Old Dubai. Wander through the narrow alleyways of Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, home to restored wind-tower houses and quaint art galleries. Visit the Dubai Museum in Al Fahidi Fort to learn about the city's fascinating heritage, then stroll along the bustling streets of the Gold and Spice Souks, where you can haggle for unique treasures and aromatic spices.


Visit the Dubai Hills Mall: 

Embrace the spirit of Eid by indulging in a shopping spree at the Dubai Hills Mall. For a more relaxed shopping experience, head to Dubai Hills Mall, where you can browse through a curated selection of shops, dine at gourmet restaurants, and enjoy family-friendly entertainment options.


Enjoy a Dhow Cruise Dinner:

Treat yourself to a memorable dining experience aboard a traditional wooden dhow cruise along Dubai Creek or Dubai Marina with Tour Dubai. Sail past iconic landmarks like the Cayen Tower and Ain Dubai, The Infinity bridge, while feasting on a sumptuous buffet of international and local cuisine. Sit back, relax, and take in the breathtaking views of the city skyline illuminated against the night sky.


Dubai Water Parks: 

Beat the summer heat with a visit to one of Dubai's thrilling water parks. Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, The Palm offers an adrenaline-pumping experience with its towering slides and wave pools. Alternatively, cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, where you can ride the iconic Jumeirah Sceirah slide or relax in the wave pool with stunning views of the Burj Al Arab.


Sea World in Abu Dhabi 

Venture beyond Dubai to the neighboring emirate of Abu Dhabi and immerse yourself in the wonders of the ocean at SeaWorld. Located on Yas Island, this marine-themed park offers a thrilling array of attractions, including immersive aquarium experiences, exhilarating rides, and captivating animal shows. Get up close and personal with dolphins, and sea lions and learn about marine conservation efforts through interactive exhibits and educational programs.


Whether you're seeking adventure, culture, or relaxation, Dubai offers an array of experiences to make your Eid al Adha holiday truly unforgettable. So pack your bags, gather your loved ones, and get ready to create lasting memories in the dynamic city of Dubai. Eid Mubarak!

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