Head to this nature-inspired DAZ festival in Al Ain


DAZ Festival promises to be a celebration of life.

It’s the perfect weather to explore the great outdoors and Al Ain has just the festival for you to be at one with nature.

Aptly named the Garden City, Al Ain is known for its lush scenery and now it’s got even greener with the announcement that a festival inspired by nature is returning to the Garden City.

The great outdoors and the season of bloom is the setting for the incredible DAZ Festival – formerly known as the Dar Al Zain Festival.

Taking place from 10 to 19 February at Al Jahili Park, the Festival promises to be an action-packed, family-friendly event.

Enjoy traditional treats and international cuisine as you sway to the beat, hop on classic carnival rides and immerse yourself in the vast oasis art park all set against the historic backdrop of Al Jahili Fort.

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Things to do at Daz Festival


Art for all

The eye-catching Pyramid Sphere installation, making its UAE debut at the Festival, is made of nylon mesh and features recurring geometric shapes that expand into pyramids. Enter the sphere through a tunnel and view the outside world through windows. The installation is aims to encourage you to question their built environment.


Kaleidoscopic moments

Head to the Dazzle Haus if you’re looking to create some memories and some content for the Gram. Navigate five rooms inspired by the Earth, setting the mood and vibe of your colourful, unexpected journey.


Food for the soul

Saint Aymes, London’s original Instagram café, brings the wow factor to Al Ain all the way from the UK. Sip their signature coffee or satisfy your sweet tooth in the café’s groovy, purple pop-up. Enticing street food concepts such as Nap Pizzeria, Let’s Popcorn and Tiger Sugar will also be at the Festival.


Shopping experiences

Explore the Festival’s DAZ Market, a one-stop shop offering everything from fashion to home decor. Highlighting Emirati culture and heritage, it also offers cultural workshops and handmade crafts.

Family, fun and play

Go on an adventure in The Jungle Escape Room and test your survival skills and knowledge of nature as you look for clues to escape the jungle. You can also delve into the ancient Egyptian underworld with the popular virtual reality game Versus.

Mimicking a forest, the Children’s Play Park promises to make young ones fall in love with nature.

The Oasis Play Park brings a whimsical twist to the outdoors with interactive animal sculptures that double-up as slides, carousels and seesaws.

And grownups too can let their inner child out and enjoy carnival rides, skill games and the DAZ Arcade.


Live entertainment

Expect non-stop music and live entertainment by A-list artists such as Tamer Hosny, Ahmed Saad, Rasha Rizk and many others.

Grab the best spot with the kids and catch some animated Disney classics inspired by nature such as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, The Jungle Book, and The Lion King.

There are simply tons of activities at DAZ Festival where you get to appreciate the beauty of nature, guaranteeing a perfect family day out.

Tickets are available online and at the venue itself.


Date & Time

10-19 February


Al Jahili Park, Al Ain


For more information, visit dazfestival.ae

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