Al Dhafra Festival 2020 celebrates the rich cultural history of the UAE, with traditional competitions and events. Visitors of the festival are welcome to see unique experiences and learn more about the cultures and traditions of the tribes.
Participants will be celebrating their winning camel while marking the head of the animal with a paste made with the expensive and rare Saffron along with other aromatics. The local bazaar will not be held this year due to preventive measures keeping the community’s health and safety.
The festival is carried out under the patronage of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.
*Preventative measures will be applicable: daily temperature checks and sterilization of all festival sites, mandatory face masks and gloves, maintaining physical distance, as well as provision of all required hygiene.
Organized by: The Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee – Abu Dhabi
Venue: Madinat Zayed, Al Dhafra
Ticket price: free
Admission: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM