To mark the 47th UAE National Day, the capital his holding a number of events across the emirate
21 November 2018| Last updated on 21 November 2018
To mark the unification of the emirates in 1972, the UAE's capital is hosting a number of fantastic events...
But the most significant of all of the activities happening for UAE National Day in Abu Dhabi has to be what's planned at Zayed Sports Stadium.
Official celebrations are happening at the venue for 2018, and it's one bash that promises to elevate all UAE National Day celebrations to a whole new level.
Festivities this year in Abu Dhabi are following the theme of "This is Zayed. This is the UAE" as part of this year's Year of Zayed celebrations.
Organisers have promised to deliver a stunning performance, with a highly visual show that will celebrate and honour the life and achievements of the UAE's founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Expect entertaining live shows, plenty of music, visual arts and interactive performances.
The event description is as follows... "The show reflects on Sheikh Zayed’s extraordinary life as we shed a light on the inspiring story of how one man, with extraordinary dreams and limitless love and energy, laid the foundations for the thriving country we now live in.
"Driven by his attachment to the land, love of his people, passion for culture, and deep faith in his religion, he was a generous and selfless man focused on creating a wonderful future for those he considered “his children” – which are all UAE’s citizens"
Tickets are priced from AED 60 and can be purchased at www.uaenationalday.ae.
Where to watch UAE National Day fireworks in Abu Dhabi
For those seeking fireworks, a colourful display will be held at Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island on December 2nd.
Festivities will be ongoing throughout the day from 2pm until 8pm, with a huge grand finale of fireworks lighting up the skies over Yas Island.
Not only that, but there'll be live music, drift car shows, off-track entertainment and cultural experiences - and all are FREE to attend!