Eid Al Fitr 2022: where to see fireworks in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

The pyrotechnic displays will be free to watch during the celebration

Global Village will have fireworks every day over Eid, starting at 9pm. Photo: Global Village
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As Ramadan draws to an end, the UAE is gearing up to mark Eid Al Fitr with a number of celebrations over the long weekend.

Among the festivities will be free fireworks displays throughout the Emirates. Although the exact date for Eid Al Fitr has yet to be confirmed, it is likely to fall on Monday, May 2.

Here's a look at where to go to celebrate.

Eid fireworks in Abu Dhabi

Yas Island

Yas Bay will have fireworks over the first three days of Eid Al Fitr, starting at 9pm. In addition to the light show, there will also be a line-up of Eid concerts at Etihad Arena that include Amr Diab on May 3 and Sherine Abdel-Wahab and Kadim Al Sahir on May 4.

Eid fireworks in Dubai

The Pointe

Visit The Pointe on Palm Jumeirah to see a dazzling fountain show and a fireworks display on the first day of Eid Al Fitr on May 2 at 9pm.

Bluewaters Island

Home to Ain Dubai, the world’s largest observation wheel, Bluewaters Island will have a fireworks show on the second day of Eid Al Fitr at 9pm.

Dubai Festival City Mall

Festival Bay at Dubai Festival City Mall will host a spectacular three-minute fireworks show on May 3 at 9pm. It will take place alongside Imagine, a colourful light, laser and sound show. There will also be a ticketed concert by Nassif Zeytoun and Rahma Riad taking place on the South Side. Tickets start at Dh195.

Burj Khalifa

A new Burj Khalifa light show and Dubai Fountain show will debut over Eid. The never-before-seen shows, choreography to LED and lighting up the Downtown Dubai skyline, will take place at 8pm every night during the long weekend.

Global Village

The family favourite destination will have a fireworks display on every day over Eid, starting from 9pm. The attraction will also extend its opening hours from 5pm until 2am from Saturday until it closes its doors on May 7.

Updated: April 29, 2022, 10:08 AM