Eid Al Adha: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah announce public park timings

A variety of events, including drawing sessions and distribution of desserts, will be organised on the first and second days of the festival

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Published: Wed 12 Jun 2024, 3:19 PM

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Ahead of the Eid Al Adha 2024 holidays, the municipalities of three emirates — Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah — have announced operating hours for public parks, playgrounds and other such facilities.

In an announcement on Friday, Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport outlined the operating hours for public parks, community parks, and playgrounds in the emirate during the four-day Eid Al Adha holidays from June 15 to June 18.


  • Public parks, ladies and family parks, and playgrounds in Abu Dhabi City: will be open from 8am to 11pm.
  • Public parks, ladies and family parks, and playgrounds in Al Ain City, Al Dhafrah Region: will be open from 8am to midnight.

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Earlier, Dubai Municipality announced the operating times for public parks, including residential parks, plazas, specialised parks, and leisure facilities for the four-day Eid Al Adha holidays.


  • Neighbourhood parks and public squares – will be open from 8am to 12midnight
  • Zabeel, Al Khor, Al Mamzar, Al-Safa and Mushrif parks – will operate from 8pm to 11pm
  • Mountain bike track and mountain walking trail within Mushrif Park – will only open between 6am and 7pm.

Specialised parks/ leisure facilities operating hours:

  • Quranic Park - 8am to 10pm
  • Cave of Miracles and Glass House - 9am to 8.30pm.
  • Dubai Frame - 9am to 9pm
  • Children’s City - 9am to 8pm (Monday and Tuesday); 2pm to 8pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Dubai Municipality will also organise various events, including drawing sessions and distribution of desserts on the first and second days of Eid Al Adha between 4pm and 7pm at Children’s City.

Meanwhile, Sharjah Municipality also declared the operating hours for public parks for the Eid weekend starting June 16 to June 18.

  • Sharjah National Park and Rolla Park will be open from 9am to 11pm.
  • Neigbourhood parks will be open from 4pm to 10pm.

Besides going to the park, families can also enjoy doing fun activities at various places such as Riverland, Motiongate Dubai, and Legoland Dubai among others. Residents can also travel back in time when they visit this 100-year-old house in Sharjah.

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