Dubai Parks and Resorts National Day Tickets Sell Out In Less Than Two Hours

  • 27,000 #DPRNationalPride tickets went on sale and sold out in less than two hours
  • The tickets for LEGOLAND® Dubai and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai are for use over the UAE National Day weekend (1st December – 3rd December)
  • UAE National Day celebrations will take place in Riverland™ Dubai
  • Confirmed as an annual event to celebrate UAE National Day

Dubai Parks and Resorts today announced that its #DPR NationalPride tickets sold out in less than two hours giving 27,000 guests the chance to experience LEGOLAND® Dubai and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai at the National Day anniversary equivalent price of 45 AED.

Last week, Dubai Parks and Resorts confirmed it will celebrate UAE National Day annually with a limited number of tickets priced equivalent to the anniversary year.  This year, Dubai Parks and Resorts marked the 45th UAE National Day by offering 4,500 tickets for 45 AED per person per park from (1st December – 3rd December) at LEGOLAND® Dubai and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai. As the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, Dubai Parks and Resorts is a destination that the UAE can be proud of and it is only fitting to mark UAE National Day annually in a truly memorable way.

Due to the astounding demand for the #DPRNationalPride tickets online, additional 45 AED tickets were made available which also sold out.  Subject to capacity in the parks over the National Day Weekend, families looking to celebrate together will still be able to buy regular tickets for LEGOLAND® Dubai and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai on arrival at the park gates.  Alternatively, they will be able to enjoy all the National Day celebrations without a ticket at Riverland™ Dubai.  Visitors are recommended to come early to ensure they can enjoy all the destination has to offer.

Riverland™ Dubai is a unique themed district at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts that offers a wide range of dining, retail and entertainment and no ticket is required for entry. From 2nd to 3rd December, Riverland™ Dubai will be fully dressed for the National Day celebrations and feature interactive entertainment, traditional activities like henna painting, dance and falconry and boat rides along the river on a festively decorated fleet.  On 2nd December a children’s choir from the Dubai International School and Kings School Al Barsha, will be performing by the river and from 4.30pm – 10pm on 2nd and 3rd December there will also be live music at the Riviera Plaza.

From burgers to burritos, seafood to smoothies and steak to stir-fry, Riverland™ Dubai offers everything from casual to fine dining that family and friends can enjoy together over the National Day weekend.

Guests with tickets to LEGOLAND® Dubai or Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will enjoy over 76 interactive rides, shows, attractions and experiences, many of which have never been seen anywhere else in the world before.  Some of the many highlights include MINILAND in LEGOLAND® Dubai where families can admire UAE landmarks made from 20 million LEGO® bricks and, in the world’s first Bollywood theme park, see big screen Bollywood movies brought to life via cinematic rides and thrilling 3D and 4D simulations.

Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, CEO of DXB Entertainments PJSC, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts said: “We are delighted that so many people have chosen to celebrate UAE National Day with us at Dubai Parks and Resorts. Our aim was to create a unique theme park destination in the heart of the UAE that the country could be truly proud of and I hope everyone visiting us this weekend will share this sentiment on one of the most important days in our history.  Whether enjoying LEGOLAND® Dubai and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai or the National Day activities, dining and entertainment available without a ticket at Riverland™ Dubai, there will be something for the whole family to enjoy over the National Day weekend.”

Over the National Day Weekend the parks will be open as follows:

  • LEGOLAND® Dubai – 10am to 8pm
  • Bollywood Parks™ Dubai – 12 noon – 12 midnight
  • Riverland™ Dubai – 10am to 12 midnight

General visitor parking at the destination will be free of charge from 1st – 3rd December.  Valet and VIP parking will be paid as normal.

Dubai Parks and Resorts comprises three theme parks: Bollywood Parks™ Dubai a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Studios and Lionsgate as well as the region’s first LEGOLAND® Park and a LEGOLAND® Water Park. The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts that is free for all to enjoy, and guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph® Collection. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be the destination’s fourth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

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Notes to Editors: 

Dubai Parks and Resorts, owned by DXB Entertainments PJSC, is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising three separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park featuring immersive rides and attractions based on Hollywood hits; LEGOLAND® Dubai, the first LEGOLAND theme park in the Middle East; and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It will also host the LEGOLAND® Water Park, the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destinations fourth theme park and the regions first Six Flags themed park.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, and guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph Collection.

Located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports the destination offers over 100 rides and attractions.

For more information, go to: www.dubaiparksandresorts.com

DXB Entertainments PJSC

DXB Entertainments PJSC is a Dubai headquartered leisure and entertainment company traded on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) under the trading symbol DXBE. As of the 30 September 2016 it had a market cap of AED 12.6 billion.

DXB Entertainments was listed on the DFM in December 2014 originally as Dubai Parks and Resorts PJSC. DXB Entertainments owns the Dubai Parks and Resorts destination which consists of 4 theme parks (Six Flags Dubai opening in 2019) and 1 water park all at the same location. The large-scale AED 13.2 billion development is spread across 30.6 million square feet of land with 6.7 million ticketed visits expected in 2017, the first full year of operation.

For more information, go to: www.dxbentertainments.com

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