National Day Celebrations at the Palace

National Day Celebrations at the Palace

air show

An iconic landmark in the capital of the UAE, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi celebrates the country’s 50th National Day with an array of tempting offers and activities. Experience the vibrant colours of the UAE flag on our resort as the whole nation comes together to celebrate the union of the seven emirates through this 50 years’ journey.

A host of activities

  • Fireworks Display | Private Beach | 2 Dec, Evening
  • Traditional Al Ayala Dance | Grand Dome | 2 Dec, 3 - 6pm
  • National Day Air Show | Abu Dhabi Corniche | 2 Dec, 4 - 5pm
  • Children’s Activities | Grand Dome | 29 Nov – 3 Dec, 11am - 9pm
  • Illuminations | Throughout the hotel | 28 Nov – 7 Dec
  • 50 Types of Dates | Grand Dome 29 Nov – 3 Dec
  • Get Up Close with Our Resident Falcon | Grand Dome 2 – Dec | 11am - 3pm
kids and families playing water sports

Kids & Families

Play All Day

26 November – 4 December, 9am – Sunset
Make the most of your family time with all-day access to our pools, private beach and fun-filled kid’s activities including a giant red slide, a bungee trampoline and a Palace treasure hunt! Family Day Passes for two adults and two children under 12 priced at AED 865.

Junior Lifeguard Camp

3 – 4 December, 8am – 5pm
Enrol your children for our two-day programme where they will learn survival and rescue skills through an expert curriculum and a range of water activities. Keep the little ones busy while parents are engaged with water sports or a spa indulgence. Priced at AED 1,199.

The Ultimate Beach Escape

26 November – 4 December, 9am – Sunset
Elevate your beach experience with our exclusive offer that includes two Beach Club day passes, your own private beach cabana with light refreshments and a 30-minute Mini Beach Treat Massage for two. Priced at AED 1,990.

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 7885 or email

water jet

Outdoor Adventures

Water Fun

Daily, 9am – Sunset
Plunge into endless fun at our Water Sports Centre with a thrilling range of motorised water sports and a heritage boar tour. Or bounce, slide and splash your way over our inflatable AquaFun Park at the West Beach Club.

50 Sun Salutations

2 December, 8 – 9am
Celebrate the power of meditative movement practising a sequence of yoga poses at the Palace Terrace. Priced at AED 110.

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 7885 or email

spa reception

Spa Indulgence

Palatial Spa Escape

26 November – 4 December, 10am – 10pm
Pamper yourself with our 90-minute Rose & Oudh Hammam treatment and enjoy a complimentary 15-minute shea butter body. Priced at AED 1,145.

Beauty At The Palace

26 November – 4 December, 10am – 10pm
Book our Platinum HydraFacial for the best skin of your life and receive a complimentary 20-minute perk treatment for your eyes or lips. Priced at AED 1,465.

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 7885 or email

Culinary Delights

From BBQ to Picnic ...

BBQ Al Qasr 2 December, 6 - 11pm
The perfect location to watch the spectacular reworks display, BBQ Al Qasr presents the ultimate BBQ experience highlighting open fire cooking. National Day set menu priced at AED 850 per person with a welcome drink and a box of dates to take home.

Hakkasan 2 – 3 December, 6 – 11:30pm
Celebrate the National Day with a special Taste of Hakkasan menu featuring a range of signature dishes, priced at AED 398 per person.

Hakkasan1 – 30 December, 6 – 11:30pm
A sharing-style three-course set menu with a welcome drink is also available at AED 398 per person.

Vendôme 1 – 4 December, 6:30 – 10pm
Delight in a family-friendly dinner buffet with kid’s activities. Priced at AED 295 per person.

Martabaan 1 - 3 December, 12:30 - 10:30pm
Savour the finest modern Indian cuisine through a tasting menu designed by celebrity chef Hemant Oberoi. Priced at AED 399 per person.

National Day Picnic 1 - 2 December, 2 - 6pm
A perfect match for the National Day Air Show on 2 December, we offer an unforgettable picnic experience with an enticing spread of gourmet treats to be enjoyed in our lush garden. Priced at AED 400 per person with non-alcoholic beverages.

From Mezlai to Café by the Fountain

Mezlai 1 - 4 December, 1 - 11pm
Savour a traditional Emirati sharing menu with a tempting array of authentic Arabic delicacies. Priced at AED 350 per person.

Sayad 2 December, 12:30 – 4pm, 6 – 11pm
Savour the best Mediterranean cuisine through a sharing-style dinner set menu for AED 550 per person. À la carte menu available for lunch.

Le Café 28 November - 4 December, 2 - 6pm
Enjoy a decadent National Day-themed afternoon tea for AED 485 for two. An array of artisan pastries are also available at the Cake Shop.

Café by the Fountain 28 November - 4 December, 3 - 11pm
The city’s favourite sunset hotspot, Café by the Fountain presents a delectable selection of National Day-themed pastries complemented by traditional Arabic coffee.

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 7999 or email

mom with son and camel

Celebratory Stay

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an unparalleled National Day holiday with our Suite Retreat package. From a luxury stay in one of our expansive suites and true indulgence in your private beach cabana to daily breakfast, special amenities and additional Fans of M.O. benefits, we have everything that you need to make your dream holiday come true.

Available until 20 December 2021 with rates starting from AED 2,950 per room per night.

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 8888 or email