UAE Eid Al Adha: Public Park Timings Announced for Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah

Omar Abbas - | Arab

The Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport has announced the operating hours for public parks, community parks, and playgrounds in the emirate during the four-day Eid Al Adha holidays, which span from June 15 to June 18.

Public Park Timings for Eid Al-Adha

In Abu Dhabi City, public parks, ladies and family parks, and playgrounds will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Meanwhile, in Al Ain City and the Al Dhafrah Region, these parks and playgrounds will extend their hours from 8 a.m. to midnight. This schedule ensures that residents and visitors have ample time to enjoy outdoor activities and festive celebrations during this important holiday.

Dubai Municipality has also detailed the operating hours for various public parks, including residential parks, plazas, specialized parks, and leisure facilities for the Eid Al Adha holidays. Neighborhood parks and public squares will be accessible from 8 a.m. to midnight, providing a full day of recreational opportunities. Major parks such as Zabeel, Al Khor, Al Mamzar, Al-Safa, and Mushrif will operate from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., catering to evening visitors.

For those interested in more active pursuits, the mountain bike track and mountain walking trail within Mushrif Park will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. These extended hours accommodate the diverse preferences of Dubai's residents, whether they seek leisurely walks or more vigorous activities.

Specialized parks and leisure facilities in Dubai will also have specific operating times. The Quranic Park will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., offering visitors a chance to explore its unique features throughout the day. The Cave of Miracles and Glass House within the Quranic Park will welcome guests from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The iconic Dubai Frame will be accessible from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., allowing for stunning panoramic views of the city. Children’s City will operate from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, providing families with various opportunities to engage in educational and entertaining activities.

On both the first and second days of Eid Al Adha, from 4 to 7 pm, the Dubai Municipality will host a number of events in Children's City, including drawing sessions and dessert distribution. The goal of these events is to make the holiday season more enjoyable for families with children.

Meanwhile, Sharjah Municipality has also announced the operating hours for public parks for the Eid Al-Adha weekend, starting from June 16 to June 18. While specific timings for Sharjah were not detailed in the initial announcement, the municipality’s efforts ensure that residents and visitors in Sharjah can similarly enjoy the festive season with access to recreational spaces. The coordinated announcements from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah reflect a unified approach to enhancing public enjoyment during Eid al-Adha.

By providing extended hours and organizing special events, the municipalities aim to facilitate family gatherings, outdoor activities, and community engagement during this significant holiday period. These measures underscore the commitment of the UAE’s emirates to support their communities and promote the festive spirit of Eid al-Adha.

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