Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2020 in Abu Dhabi | Coming Soon in UAE

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The annual global cultural festival, Sheikh Zayed Festival will be held at Al Wathba from November 20, 2020, to February 20, 2021.

Sheikh Zayed Festival is one of the largest cultural festivals in the UAE celebrating the rich diversity of its traditions. The festival welcomes more than a million visitors from multiple nationalities in a distinguished family atmosphere, and it includes major events and exhibitions suitable for all ages.


As one of the five most momentous cultural events in the world, the festival features UAE Heritage District and World Heritage District which will showcase exhibits, events reflecting traditional Emirati life as well as the world’s architectural attractions, artistry, and products.

Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival Highlights:

  • National Day Celebration;
  • Arabian Horse Show;
  • iconic architectural attractions;
  • international pavilions stages;
  • cooking competitions;
  • falconry shows and camel races;
  • selection of local and international cuisines;
  • thriving bazaars;
  • colorful folkloric performances;
  • global theatres;
  • firework displays;
  • 500 plus shops;
  • fountain and laser shows.

There also will be special recreational activities dedicated to children, encouraging young adventurers to nurture their skills, discover their passions and explore their talents. While all the visitors can enjoy a selection of the very best local and international restaurants and food trucks, serving exotic multicultural cuisine to satisfy all tastes.

The Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, named after the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founding father of the United Arab Emirates. During the festival, there will be presented many pavilions displaying the nation’s beautiful history, traditions and legacy.

Organized by: Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Venue: Al Wathba
Ticket price: free
Admission: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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