Celebrate the 51st UAE National Day with fireworks on Al Maryah Island

Watch the sky light up with dazzling fireworks across Al Maryah Island on the UAE’s 51st National Day

This year, Al Maryah Island, will celebrate the 51st UAE National Day with an awe-inspiring firework display. The spectacular event will take place at The Galleria Al Maryah Island’s Promenade from 2-3 December at 9 pm.

You’re invited to witness the spectacular views form the Promenade as the blend of green, black, white and red fireworks paint the sky with national colors marking the important occasion.

The Promenade is home to beautiful views of Abu Dhabi along its 5.4km waterfront, in addition to luxurious cafes, bistros and restaurants such as Nusr-et, Loca, and much more.


  1. Will there be any fireworks for UAE National Day?

    Yes, we can confirm there will be fireworks off Al Maryah Island on 2 and 3 December. It will be a 4 minute show starting at 9:00pm.

    As public viewing spaces are limited due to capacity restrictions and social distancing, we strongly recommend you arrive early to avoid disappointment or you book a reservation at one of our waterfront dining restaurants. Once capacity is reached, we will be closing these areas for guest safety.

  2. What other activities are happening on Al Maryah Island for UAE National Day?

    Al Maryah Island will be celebrating UAE National Day on 2 and 3 December with an array of cultural Emirati activities at the South Plaza, ADGM Square. The highly-anticipated opening of The Ripe Market’s with family-friendly activities awaiting you, timings are: 3:00pm – 10:00pm on both days. More details can be found here.

  3. Where can I watch the fireworks?

    Guests can watch the fireworks from the waterfront promenade, or from the South Plaza on ADGM Square.

    The North and South food court terraces in The Luxury Collection will only be available for those who are dining. There are also very limited spaces here.

    We strongly recommend that you book a reservation at one of our waterfront dining restaurants to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

    Alternatively, you can view the fireworks off-island or from the comfort of your homes if you live nearby.

  4. Will there be any road closures?

    Yes, there will be temporary road closures just before and after the fireworks show to ensure guest safety.

    The bridges leading into Al Maryah Island: Zayed the First Street (on the Rosewood hotel end) and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street (on the Four Seasons end) will be restricted to pedestrians and cars from approximately 8:45pm - 9:45pm on 2 and 3 December.

    We strongly recommend you arrive early to avoid any disappointment.

  5. How do I access the waterfront promenade or ADGM Square and where can I park?

    Guests can access the waterfront promenade via The Galleria Luxury Collection through the doors near L’ETO and next to Van Cleef and Arpels. Security will be able to guide guests through the appropriate entry and exit points.

    To access ADGM Square, guests can simply exit The Galleria via the main entrances off Hamouda Bin Ali Al Dhaheri Street. The South and North Plazas will be marked.

    There is ample parking at The Galleria Al Maryah Island for all guests, both in The Luxury Collection (North & South parking) and in the expansion side of the mall.

  6. What activities are happening at The Galleria Al Maryah Island for UAE National Day?

    The Galleria will be celebrating the occasion with themed, Instagrammable décor celebrating the colours of the national flag. For more information, please visit: www.thegalleria.ae/uaenationalday.

Shop & Dine

The Galleria Al Maryah Island is the premier lifestyle destination in the capital. With exceptional shopping, dining and leisure pursuits, this is where you can enjoy life’s sheer pleasures

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Al Maryah Island is home to two five-star world-class hotels including Rosewood Abu Dhabi and Four Seasons hotel Abu Dhabi

Health & Wellness

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a multi-specialty world-class hospital that provides direct access to the world’s best healthcare providers in the UAE

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