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Fri, Nov 17, 2023 04:00 PM - Sat, Mar 09, 2024 11:59 PM

The festival bears the name of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in recognition of his pivotal role in preserving authentic Emirati heritage and his admirable pursuit of applying true and noble Emirati cultural values, bestowing them on future generations.

The festival features a range of events and popular performances suitable for all family members and offers opportunities for cultural exchanges in a family-friendly, entertaining, and educational environment. As a global platform that provides social, cultural, and humanitarian exchange between civilizations, the festival attracts broad international participation that reinforces efforts to spread the UAE ‘s message of humanity to the world.

The Sheikh Zayed Festival is held under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, and with the wise guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Presidential Court.


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Al Wathba

Nov 17, 2023 - Mar 09, 2024

04:00 PM - 11:59 PM


*04:00 PM until 01:00 AM on weekends only
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