Residents and tourists can just turn up at the site on the day to get free entry. Visitors aged 18 and above are required to present proof of being vaccinated against Covid-19 or have a negative result of a PCR test taken within the previous 72 hours.
The day will see spectacular fireworks and drone shows; gravity-defying performances; colorful parades; and air shows, among others.
At 10.15 am, the site will host a UAE National Day Ceremony at Al Wasl Plaza, including the raising of the flag, speeches, and anthem performances by a children’s choir. Dubai Police horses and the UAE Ministry of Interior Marching Band will take part in the ‘Colours of the World Parade’ between 12.45 pm and 1.15 pm.