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)

Shop & Dine

Al Maryah Island is home to an exceptional selection of luxury boutiques and contemporary brands and a wide array of dining experiences to suit every occasion

Live & Stay

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

Sales & Leasing

Abu Dhabi Global Market Square is the commercial center of Al Maryah Island and is home to various blue-chip companies and local, regional and international institutions.