Full Line-Up Revealed For “Xtreme Acts on The River” At Riverland™ Dubai

Riverland™ Dubai, the multi-themed dining and retail destination located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination, has announced the exhilarating line-up of athletes and performers participating in the much anticipated “Xtreme Acts on the River” annual event taking place between 9th-11th February. The line-up includes renowned Parkour performers, BMX bikers, fly boarding, X Pogo, free drop, inline, Scooter, trial riders and gravity defying athletes who will perform a range of extreme sport activities by the river.

“Xtreme Acts on the River” will take place at Riverland™ Dubai on the magnificent one-kilometre-long river featuring live music from international mixmasters and graffiti artist. The full list of international performers will include the following: trials rider Benjamin Savage, BMX rider James Jones, scooter rider Lewis Williams, inline skater Grigoriy Lobko, flatland BMX rider Alvaro Fernandez, Xpogo extreme sportsman Russell Joseph, Dubai based flyboarder Karim Elgendy, freedrop stuntman Daniel Möesl and 3 parkour athletes; Rostyslav Chulkov, Iyad Almarouj and Bogdan Pascal. Along with DJs Scott Forshaw, Joe Beck, Vladan Kristic Kica and MCs Mohamed Mustafa also known as MC Hype and James Thorne.

“Xtreme Acts on the River” will welcome visitors from 5pm to 10pm on the 9th of February, and 2pm to 10pm on the 10th and 11th of February. Additionally, thrill seeking guests can participate in a series of exciting activities such as; the Climbing wall, zip line over the river, bungee trampoline and Bagjump free drop tower. Furthermore, the following schedule is set for all events during the adrenaline packed weekend:

  • Thursday 9th February;
Activity XPOGO BMX athletes Bagjump and Freedrop athletes Mega ramp action sports/ Flyboard/ Parkour/ Trials
Location Riviera Plaza and Boardwalk Plaza Riviera Plaza and Boardwalk Plaza Island Plaza At the River
Timing 17:15–17:30  20:00–20:15  21:45 – 22:00 17:30–17:45

20:15– 20:30

21:15 – 21:30

 

18:30–18:45 19:45–20:00

21:30 – 21:45

17:00 – 17:15

19:00 – 19:15

21:00 – 21:15

 

 

  • Friday 10th February and Saturday 11th February;
Activity XPOGO BMX athletes Bagjump and Freedrop athletes Mega ramp action sports/ Flyboard/ Parkour/ Trials
Location Riviera Plaza and Boardwalk Plaza Riviera Plaza and Boardwalk Plaza Island Plaza At the River
Timing 14:30–14:45 16:45–17:00  19:45 – 20:00

 

15:30–15:45

17:30– 17:45

21:15 – 21:30

 

14:00–14:15 16:00–16:15

19:00 – 19:15

15:00–15:15

17:00–17:15

21:00 – 21:15

 

Klaus Assmann, VP Hospitality and Retail at DXB Entertainments, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts, said: “It’s an absolute privilege for Riverland™ Dubai to host an event of this type which has a huge fan base in this part of the world. “Xtreme Acts on the River” will be the first event out of five signature events for the year of 2017, and will be held annually to satisfy the growing demand for such extreme sport activities. Moreover, guests will also be able to experience Riverland™ Dubai’s retail, dining and entertainment offer and discover this new, unique destination without an entry ticket”

Riverland™ Dubai is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, which features MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures and Lionsgate as well Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters, in addition to the region’s first LEGOLAND® Park and a LEGOLAND® Water Park. 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 destination’s fourth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

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Riverland™ Dubai is located at the center of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination.  This uniquely themed dining, retail and entertainment destination is free for all to enjoy, and its exceptional location means it will be experienced by every visitor to the parks.  Riverland™ Dubai has four themed zones that offer a fascinating glimpse into some of the greatest eras of our past – from 1950s America at The Boardwalk to medieval France at The French Village, to India Gate and the 19th century themed Peninsula.  With more than 50 shops and restaurants and a range of entertainment from street performances to festivals and concerts there is always something exciting for friends, families and couples to enjoy at Riverland™ Dubai.

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

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

For further information, please contact:
Dina Bajjali / Sameer Dasouqi
ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
Email: Dina.bajjali@bm.comSameer.dasouqi@bm.com
T: +971 4 4507600