eid activities in Dubai

Free Things To Do in Dubai During the Eid Weekend

Looking for fun and free eid activities in Dubai? From family entertainment at City Walk Dubai to free play at Dubai Sports World, we’ve got you covered this long Eid Al Adha weekend.

Eid fireworks at JBR

Head down to The Beach at JBR for awesome views of the Eid Al Adha fireworks. Make sure you bring your cameras as it’s going to be an impressive show!

When: 31st August to 3rd September, 2017

Time: from 8.45pm

Eid fireworks at Festival City

If you happen to live on the other side of town, you don’t want to miss the fireworks over at Dubai Festival City Bay. Expect a variety of free entertainment along with 2 firework displays choreographed to music.

When: 1st September, 2017

Timings: 9pm and 11pm

Free fun at City Walk Dubai

City Walk Dubai will have a number of pop-ups hosted by The Green Planet, Hub Zero and Mattel Play! Town this weekend. These include face painting booths, arcade gaming stations and so much more. You can also expect to see dance performances from America’s Got Talent and Australia’s Got Talent finalists, Malevo and Superhoodz.


  • Pop-ups: 1st to 4th September, 10am to 10pm
  • Dance performances: 1st to 8th September, 4pm to 10pm

Sports open day at Dubai Sports World

Treat the little ones to some free play this Eid at Dubai Sports World. Available for kids aged 3 to 16, children can take part in a number of sports and activities, ranging from football and basketball to gymnastics and tennis. There will also be free fitness sessions at the Ninja Warrior course for adults.

Where: Dubai Sports World, World Trade Centre

When: Saturday 2nd September

Timings: 9am to 12pm

Entertainment at Mall of the Emirates

This Eid Al Adha, Mall of the Emirates will be giving away AED 15,000 worth of mall vouchers, from the 1st September until the 8th September. All you have to do is spend AED 650 in the mall for a chance to win. Here’s a roundup of what entertainment to expect:

  • The Face Team acrobats will perform: 1st-2nd September, with 3 shows every day from 4pm until 9pm
  • Performance by the Malambo group act Malevo from Season 11 of America’s Got Talent: 1st-7th September
  • Performance by hip-hop dance troupe Superhoodz: 2nd, 6th and 8th September

Entertainment at City Centre Mirdif

During the first 3 days of Eid, visitors spending AED 300 in the mall will get 2 coupons for a chance to win AED 5,000 daily. If you’re heading down with the family, there’ll be a Toys Factory Show starting from Eid until the 8th September, 2017.

Check out some of the best Eid brunches happening over this long weekend.