48th National Day Celebration on Al Maryah Island

Celebrate the 48th National Day on Al Maryah Island’s waterfront promenade as it transforms into an oasis of celebration on 1 and 2 December, featuring fun activities for all and traditional food options. Fireworks will light up the night sky with UAE colors of unity on 2 December at 09:00 pm.

This initiative is in partnership with Abu Dhabi Global Market, Mubadala Petroleum, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dolphin Energy Limited, Department of Energy Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi National Energy Company – Taqa.

What's on

Activities and Workshops

  • Decorate National Day Cookies
  • Falcon Interaction
  • Create UAE Flag
  • Create Camel Stencils
  • Pottery Workshop
  • Paint Medkhan
  • Henna Artist
  • Creating Masks
  • Arabic Calligraphy
  • Stone Design
  • Face Painting
  • Photo Booth


  • Ayala and Harbiya
  • Bubble Roamers
  • Fireworks (9:00 – 9:05 pm, on 2 December)