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Ain Dubai Opening Weekend: All You Need to Know

Updated: Oct 20, 2021

Ain Dubai opens in just two days, and it's set to be the place to spend your long weekend with a packed schedule of free activity taking place across the spacious outdoor Ain Dubai Plaza.

Ain Dubai Opening Weekend: All You Need to Know

Thursday 21st October
  • The opening weekend celebrations will kick off with a host of family entertainment and activities free for all to enjoy with 12 food stations and more from 2 pm to 6 pm.

  • At 5.30 pm, DJ Dany Neville will play a special one-hour sunset session' with beats inspired by the magical moment when the sun goes down.

  • At 7 pm, more roaming entertainment will kick off with a DJ on stage from 8 pm in the lead up to the grand opening.

  • At 8.30 pm, the Ain Dubai official celebration will commence with the inaugural light and drone show.

  • DJ Dany Neville and friends and evening entertainment will take guests until closing at 10.30 pm.


Friday 22nd October
  • Day two kicks off again with live entertainment and activities free for all to enjoy with 12 food stations and more from 2 pm to 6.30 pm.

  • Starting from 6 pm, Ain Dubai Plaza will host six artists from Flash Entertainment and Virgin Radio Dubai's Regional Artist Spotlight (RAS) initiative until close at 10.30 pm.

  • Light shows will take place on the wheel across the evening at 6.30 pm, 7.30 pm, 8.30 pm, and 9.30 pm.


Entry for opening weekend at the Ain Dubai Plaza is free for all. Tickets to experience a ride on Ain Dubai are sold separately starting from AED 130 and purchased on Tickets for all cabin experiences are SOLD OUT for Thursday, with limited tickets available for a boat experience to enjoy the 8.30 pm light show. Customers can still enjoy all activities on the Ain Dubai Plaza for free on Thursday and Friday, with tickets selling fast for Friday cabin experiences.

For all the info on the opening weekend and how to get the best out of your visit, head to the Ain Dubai Instagram page, or information on how to get there.

Just a short stroll away from Ain Dubai on Bluewaters is an expansive retail, F&B and entertainment offering as well as the newly opened Madame Tussauds, an indoor attraction based on fame and celebrities, using a unique combination of wax figures, interactive sets and cutting-edge technology.



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