It’s all going on down at Global Village, British mums! If you have visitors in tow and are looking for something pocket friendly and action packed to mark the occasion, have a look at this.

But be warned, it will be packed! Now the region’s oldest and much loved multi-cultural festival park, has announced that it will remain open for extended hours to make it convenient for guests to enjoy its UAE National Day celebrations.

If you’ve got the staying power, it’s open from 4 pm until 2 am, Friday to Tuesday, on 1st – 5th December 2017 but we recommend going early to meet the mad rush.

There will be loads of cultural things going on such as dances, displays and importantly fireworks that are guaranteed to be heard all the way out to Arabian Ranches!

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1st to 3rd December 2017, Global Village guests will enjoy extraordinary fireworks display, which will carry the colours of the UAE flag and reach a height of 200 meters.

Guests at the park will even be greeted with Arabic coffee and dates and more than 25,000 flags will be distributed, and the park’s courtyards will be filled with more than 20,000 flags of the UAE.

Balloon artists will welcome children at the entrance and present them with balloons in the colors of the UAE flag. Engraving artists will be on hand to create a special atmosphere for the National Day celebrations as well.

On Saturday, December 2, guests at Global Village will see the Parade of the World, which will showcase the cultures at the park with with more than 300 performers from tens of nationalities coming together and with special participation of multiple cultural Emirati groups.

All celebrations and events for UAE National Day activities at Global Village are included in the ticket price of just AED 15. This definitely doesn’t break the bank and if you’re new to Dubai or you haven’t been yet, it’s definitely one to tick off the bucket list. Be sure to check out the Omani honey and gorgeous leather puffés in the Morocco section, and be prepared for the kids asking for lots of fun fayre rides. This is an action packed way to celebrate the spirit of the Union! Enjoy x