Dubai’s residents and visitors are in for a real treat this year with celebrations for Saudi National Day taking place across the city from 23 to 26 September.
With the close ties between the UAE and KSA, and with so many Saudi nationals living in and visiting Dubai, the city will host an extensive programme of special celebrations for the Kingdom and its people, including spectacular concerts and entertainment, unbeatable retail promotions, fun-filled activities, and amazing hotel deals.
Arabic music sensations Assala Nasri, Fouad Abdelwahed and Aseel Hameem will be taking centre stage to honour Saudi National Day with an upbeat showcase featuring all of their chart-topping tunes on 24 September at Coca-Cola Arena.
As part of the Saudi National Day celebrations across the city, top retail brands throughout Dubai’s malls will offer from 25 per cent up to 75 per cent off across fashion clothing, accessories, footwear, cosmetics, beauty and perfumes, optics, home and outdoor furnishings, electronics, pharmacies, as well as department stores and hypermarkets.
Shoppers can also take advantage of 40 percent off selected items at Arabian Oud perfumes until 30 September while Jacky’s Electronics will give out free gift vouchers of up to AED 1000 on all purchases from 20 to 25 September.
In honour of the 92nd Saudi National Day, shoppers should head over to City Walk for special retail deals including 15 percent sale on all products at Lasoul and 23 per cent off on all services at Sisters Beauty Lounge from 23 to 25 September.
Over the same period, foodies can take advantage of exclusive food offers at La Mer including 20 per cent off at Pistachio ice cream at the Inventing Room and a 20 percent sale on all menu items at Selfietime Café.
Visit The Beach for more enticing gastronomy offers including a special menu starting from AED 62 at Buffalo Wild Wings, a special Saudi National Day sushi platter priced AED 92 at Sushi Art, and an all-Italiana brunch at Eataly at Pavilion.
Take advantage of various offers at Bluewaters on 23 September including 10 percent off on bicycles and 25 percent off on clothing and accessories at Ciclista, as well as 23 per cent off on fashion items at Obrabo.
The Outlet Village will celebrate Saudi National Day with live music and will surprise its visitors with free giveaways on 23 September.
Head to The Track at Meydan Golf for the Saudi National Day Run, an exhilarating night run on 23 September from 8 PM. Adults over 16 can either walk or jog distances of 10 km, 5 km or 3 km, while children up to the age of 15 can dash across the 1 km route.
Celebrate this Saudi National Day with full fervour and festivities for the entire clan at Aventura – Dubai’s largest zipline park – from 23 to 25 September. The park will be open for visitors from 5 PM to 12 AM and will offer its single circuit experience for only AED 75 on bookings made online using the special promo code: KSA2022 at checkout.
Thrilling stunts, freestyle motocross and record-breaking tricks will all be on display at the Crusty Demons World Domination Show on 23 September at Coca-Cola Arena. Tickets are available online.
Running until 30 September, Saudi citizens can indulge in family-friendly fun at Dubai Dolphinarium with 25 per cent off VIP seat tickets to watch the amazing Dolphin & Seal Show beginning at 11 AM, 2 PM, and 6 PM daily (except on Tuesdays). This exclusive deal will be valid only on counter purchases or bookings made online on upon entering the promo code: KSA92 at checkout. To avail the offer, ticket holders must present their National ID card (issued by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) at the Dubai Dolphinarium reception.
Take the kids for free to Dubai Parks and Resorts this Saudi National Day. From 23 September until 28 September, Saudi citizens get one free entry for a child with every paying adult when visiting Motiongate and Bollywood Parks. The offer is valid on 1 Day Single Park tickets or 1 Day 2 Park tickets. To avail the offer, tickets have to be purchased at the gate upon presenting a National ID card (issued by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).
Catch some traditional dancing with the Al-Harbia Band and Al Ayyala Band while shopping at City Centre Mirdif, City Walk, Nakheel Mall, Dubai Festival City Mall and Bluewaters on 23 September from 4 PM until 10 PM.
Dubai Festival City Mall will also be hosting a special IMAGINE fountain show to honour Saudi National Day on 23 September.
Visitors and residents can enjoy incredible sights of Dubai’s most famous landmarks illuminating the colours of the flag of Saudi Arabia, including Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Ain Dubai and the Dubai Frame lighting up green on 23 September at 7 PM. Dubai’s sky will also be lit up with amazingfireworks at The Beach at 9 PM.
Dubai, the much-loved destination for tourists travelling from the Kingdom, will warmly welcome families and visitors arriving by plane for this year’s Saudi National Day celebrations. Dubai International Airport will tag passenger bags with the country’s national flag and display welcome greetings on its screens.
Extending the Saudi National Day celebrations has been made simple with exclusive Stay 7, Pay 5 offers at Dubai’s top hotels and resorts. Select a beachside retreat or a city getaway near top attractions, with incredible deals and offers to choose from, including:
Stay, Play, Vacay at Caesars Palace Dubai. Visitors are invited to stay longer and enjoy two additional free nights when booking for five nights at this hotel on Bluewaters Island. Children can discover all the fun at the Empire Kid’s Club with daily activities and welcome surprises.
Families can enjoy the pristine 500-metre private beach and five temperature-controlled infinity pools. And there is more fun to be had with special family offers across Bluewaters Island.
Spend a dream staycation this Saudi National Day at one of Dubai’s most iconic resorts, Atlantis The Palm Hotel & Resort. Book a stay in the luxurious Imperial Club Rooms or Suites for seven nights and pay only for five nights. While staying at the hotel, conquer the world’s largest waterpark, Aquaventure Waterpark, soak up the sun at the WHITE beach club or indulge in fine dining at any of its celebrity chef restaurants.
Located on the waterfront of the pristine Pearl Jumeirah, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai will allow guests to enjoy the Arabian Gulf blue waters and uninterrupted panoramic views unlike anywhere else in the city. Guests planning longer stays can save more and take advantage of additional benefits including complimentary buffet breakfast, and access to the hotel’s pool and beach.
With its beachside location, top restaurants, three pools and a luxurious spa, Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection will be the perfect destination for KSA National Day celebrations. Guests can avail two nights free when paying for five, including breakfast. Just steps away from the city’s leading attractions and a short hop from Bluewaters Island, the resort is located in a prime position allowing guests to soak up everything Dubai has to offer – from catching a movie at Roxy Cinemas to taking in the sweeping views from Ain Dubai.
Or celebrate Saudi National Day at Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection with exclusive offers for a fun-filled family staycation! Book a Royal Suite from AED 3999 or a Villa from AED 4999 inclusive of breakfast and Q-Fast access, upon entering the special promo codeTHM. Alternatively, enjoy a full-board staycation in a Deluxe King Room for two persons from AED 790 when using the promo code D60. Bookings need to be made directly via the hotel website.
Every year, Saudi National Day is celebrated on 23 September to commemorate the 1932 decree issued by King Abdulaziz Al Saud renaming the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to Saudi Arabia. Join in the celebrations as Dubai honours Saudi Arabia on its National Day and check out Visit Dubai for more information.