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FESTIVE ON THE RIVER

Join us in the Festive extravaganza we have prepared for all the children and for those who feel like children! In an amazing festive decorated setting, we have prepared for you a Festive Market,  a giant Christmas tree, Festive entertainment with music and amazing acts, school choirs that will sing for all of you, amazing festive food and look out for Santa taking pictures!

Festive on the River - Dec 7, 2016 to Jan 7, 2017

WEEKDAYS
Festive Market 2:00pm to 10:00pm
WEEKENDS
Festive Market 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Dec 7, 2016
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 06:00pm
School choirs
Visit from Santa Claus

Dec 8, 2016 - Dec 9, 2016
School performance 4:00pm
Visit from Santa Claus 4:00pm

Dec 14, 2016
School Performance 3:00pm

Dec 16, 2016 - Dec 17, 2016 / Dec 23, 2016 - Dec 25, 2016
Visit from Santa Claus 4:00pm to 10:00pm

 
 
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Circus on the River

Circus on the River

PRESS RELEASE

13 November 2017

 

RIVERLAND DUBAI IS BRINGING THE CIRCUS TO TOWN!

 

-          The “Circus on the River” festival to feature special circus acts, skills workshops and live shows featuring acrobats, clowns and more

-          Celebrity and pro-athlete slackliner, Mickey Wilson to headline the festival

 

Dubai, UAE:  Dubai residents and visitors are in for a magical circus experience at the “Circus on the River” festival, which is set to take place at Riverland™ Dubai, within Dubai Parks and Resorts, from 16-18 November. The festival will feature interactive circus acts, roaming entertainment acts, circus skills workshops and spectacular live shows. Guests can enjoy the exciting line-up of events between 5:00-10:00pm on Thursday 16th November and between 2:00-10:00pm on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th November.

 

Visitors can look forward to special, gravity defying performances over the river by celebrity slackliner Mickey Wilson, a sky’s the limit Trick Trampoline Wall Show”, fire spitters, and accrobalance performers that will keep the audience on the edge of their seats.  International Celebrity slackliner Mickey Wilson, will be jetting in from the United States to headline the much-awaited circus extravaganza, and will be balancing his way atop the 4m high water slackline across the river. Mickey Wilson shot to international stardom when he appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres show after a video went viral of him using his slack line skills to rescue a friend from a chairlift on the ski slopes of Colorado. 

 

Parents and kids can practise their circus skills with specially created workshops in juggling and stilt walking that are guaranteed to wow their friends and test the children’s balancing skills along with multiple face painting and makeover stations that tests their creativity. They are also in for a special meet and great with the world’s most adored blue-coloured friends -Smurfette and Papa Smurf, and entertaining movie screenings of the Madagascar movies.

 

Ahmed Al Rayyes, General Manager of Retail and Hospitality at DXB Entertainments said: “The Circus is a magical experience that appeals to people of all ages, and here at Riverland Dubai we want to recreate that fun and excitement over a very special weekend.  From slacklining that must be seen to be believed to circus skills workshops where you can try your hand at juggling and stilt-walking there is something for the whole family to enjoy.  Combined with our huge range of alfresco dining on the river and selection of shops, our circus spectacular will be the ultimate day out.”

 

Riverland™ Dubai is a free to enter themed recreational destination with a multitude of dining, shopping and unique entertainment options, perfect for friends and families of all ages. Its central location means it will be experienced by all Dubai Parks and Resorts visitors.  The destination 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 to enjoy at Riverland™ Dubai.

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, features MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures and Lionsgate, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters, LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique interactive theme park for families which brings the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment. LEGOLAND® Water Park is the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – Riverland™ Dubai, the free to enter themed recreational hub with a multitude of dining, shopping and unique entertainment options, that connects the theme parks, perfect for friends and families of all ages. 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 fifth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

To find out more about the event visit www.Riverlanddubai.com or www.DubaiParksandResorts.com or call our customer experience team on 800-AMAZING to find out what’s happening next at Riverland™ Dubai.

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Riverland™ Dubai is located at the center of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination.  The free to enter themed recreational hub offers a multitude of dining, shopping and unique entertainment options, connects the theme parks, and is perfect for friends and families of all ages.  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.

 

About Dubai Parks and Resorts

 

Dubai Parks and Resorts owned by DXB Entertainments PJSC, is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising  four separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park, featuring immersive rides and attractions based on Hollywood hits; LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique, interactive theme park for families which brings the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment; and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attractions based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It also hosts 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 fifth theme park and the regions first Six Flags themed park.

 

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai, the free to enter themed recreational hub with a multitude of dining, shopping and unique entertainment options, that connects the theme parks, perfect for friends and families of all ages.  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


Dubai Parks And Resorts All Set To Celebrate 87th KSA National Day At Riverland™ Dubai

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest theme park destination, will be celebrating Saudi Arabia’s 87th National Day with a host of cultural activities that will be held at Riverland™ Dubai on the 22nd and 23rd of September from 5pm to 9pm. Visitors will enjoy a wide range of activities including a mesmerising fireworks show that will light up the sky at Dubai Parks and Resorts on the night of September 22nd, various exciting kids’ activities together with a Smurfs meet and greet where the characters will welcome and interact with their little fans.

GCC Nationals and Residents will also be able to take advantage of the winter season rates of AED 165 for a day ticket to MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park and AED 95 for a day ticket to BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. Moreover, guests can benefit from free visitors’ parking after 6:30pm.

Ahmed Al Rayyes, General Manager of Retail and Hospitality at DXB Entertainments said: “On the 87th National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dubai Parks and Resorts is pleased to extend its sincere congratulations to the Saudi people, and join them in celebrating this monumental occasion. We look forward to welcoming our dear guests and wish them and their families an enjoyable experience at Riverland™ Dubai”.

Celebrate EID-AL-ADHA with Riverland™ Dubai at Dubai Parks And Resorts

Celebrate EID-AL-ADHA with Riverland™ Dubai at Dubai Parks And Resorts

Riverland™ Dubai, the multi-themed dining and retail district located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest theme park destination, has announced its first Eid Al-Adha celebrations on the river. Visitors to the destination will be able to enjoy a wide range of festive activities from 1st to 3rd of September with free visitors parking over the long Eid Al-Adha weekend.

Dazzling firework displays will fill the skies above Riverland™ Dubai to mark Eid Al Adha on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9PM. Also, celebratory balloons will be handed out to guests.

The free for all, three-day festivities at Riverland™ Dubai will give visitors the chance to experience the best of Emirati hospitality. Traditional Arabic coffee will be served at the entrances to The French Village and India Gate. Among the ongoing activities during the Eid Al-Adha weekend, various street performances will be taking place across Riverland™ Dubai. Moreover, characters from the famous animation feature films, Hotel Transylvania and Smurfs will host a meet and greet for their little fans.

Ahmed Al Rayyes, General Manager of Retail and Hospitality at DXB Entertainments said: “Eid Al Adha is a time for celebration, where families and friends come together and enjoy the much-anticipated long weekend. With our wide range of restaurants and shops along the river and exciting lineup of festive activities, we hope residents and visitors will join us at Riverland™ Dubai to celebrate the joy of the festive season.”

Riverland™ Dubai announces a thrilling lineup of signature events for 2017

Riverland™ Dubai announces a thrilling lineup of signature events for 2017

       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 full list of annual signature events to take place at the destination throughout 2017. Riverland™ Dubai will feature five signature annual events with different themes appealing to guests from all age groups, these events include:

• Xtreme Acts on the River between 9th-11th February 2017: An adrenaline & fun packed festival of extreme sports with a 30-meter ramp on the river, zipline over the river, free drop tower and DJ’s performing.
• Fairy Tales on the River between 2nd -4th March 2017: An event allowing visitors to explore the enchanted Riverland™ Dubai where scenes from some of their favourite fairy tales come to life.
• Rhythm on the River between 6th -8th April 2017: A weekend full of movement and sounds! Visitors can swing through the different music styles at Riverland™ Dubai.
• Circus on the River between 12th -14th October 2017: A Festival that includes circus acts and workshops and a magical circus show at Riviera Plaza.
• Pets on the River between 16th -18th November 2017: is an educational and entertaining festival designed to raise awareness of animal welfare and to educate individuals about pet products, pet food, pet fashion, pet health, pet training & all pet services.

The first of the Riverland™ Dubai “events on the river” series will be “Xtreme Acts on the River” taking place between the 9th -11th February. Adrenaline junkies will have the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of extreme sport activities, celebrity DJ sessions, various performances and many daring activations by the river free of charge.

“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, with free parking after 6:30pm. The adrenaline packed weekend will feature action sports such as Parkour, BMX bikers, fly boarding, X Pogo, Free drop, inline and daring athletes that defy gravity. Acts by international BMX, Inline, Scooter, X Pogo and Trials riders will sustain the energetic momentum throughout the weekend. Additionally, guests can participate in a series of thrilling activities such as; the Climbing wall, floating mega ramp, zip line over the river, bungee trampoline, Bagjump free drop tower or enjoy the live breakdance shows. Moreover, Bagjump extraordinaire Daniel Moesl will be free falling into the Bagjump from above 20m, while parkour professionals twist and spin off the 7meter and 10meter platform into the bag.

Marcel Hendriks General Manager – Riverland™ Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts said: ““Xtreme Acts on the River” will be our first event of the year 2017, and we’re confident that the list of activities we’ve planned will appeal to our guests and encourage them to attend this exciting extreme sports spectacular on the river every year. Whether you’re a family or a group of friends, you will definitely find an activity that interests you and even be tempted to take part.””

Riverland™ Dubai celebrates the holiday season with the launch of its first annual “FESTIVE ON THE RIVER” activity
Riverland™ Dubai celebrates the holiday season with the launch of its first annual “FESTIVE ON THE RIVER” activity
Riverland™ Dubai celebrates the holiday season with the launch of its first annual “FESTIVE ON THE RIVER” activity

Riverland™ Dubai celebrates the holiday season with the launch of its first annual “FESTIVE ON THE RIVER” activity

Riverland™ Dubai,  the multi-themed dining and retail destination located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination, has announced the launch of its first official annual “Festive on the River” activity in celebration of the holiday season. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of festive activities by the river from 7th December, 2016 until 7th January, 2017.

Riverland™ Dubai is the dining and retail destination of Dubai Parks and Resorts, it connects all three theme parks, water park, and hotel within the destination and is open to everyone to enjoy without an entry ticket to the parks.

To celebrate the holiday season, Riverland™ Dubai has launched its first” Festive on the River” activity adding yet another jolly destination for friends and families to enjoy together during this time of year. The one month long activities will take place at the “French Village” in the Riviera Plaza area, which will be decorated with glittering lights creating a magical atmosphere. Riverland™ Dubai will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy the holiday season in an authentic atmosphere resembling Europe’s renowned Christmas markets, with a 9 meter long Christmas tree and decorations beautifully placed across the French Village, and a special festive market offering special products, foods and beverages for the occasion. The” Festive on the River” event will welcome guests from 2pm to 10pm on weekdays, and 12pm to 10pm on Weekends, with free parking after 6:30pm

Guests will have the opportunity to celebrate and be part of the activities while enjoying an exceptional outdoor space with a wonderful view of the one-kilometre-long river. Riverland™ Dubai offers everything from casual to fine dining outlets alongside a retail portfolio with the very best in gifts, gadgets and essentials for a day in the parks.

Marcel Hendriks General Manager – Riverland™ Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of our first annual” Festive on the River” at Riverland™ Dubai, and eager to showcase our uniquely themed destination with its decorations and activities we’ve prepared for this joyful season. Residents and tourists spending their holidays in Dubai will have an exciting new place to explore during this wonderful time of year. Guests can enjoy Riverland™ Dubai’s existing retail, dining and entertainment offer with an additional festive twist without an entry ticket. Children will especially enjoy our Christmas set up and Santa Claus appearances”.

Riverland™ Dubai puts final touches on its multi-themed zones ahead of its opening
Riverland™ Dubai puts final touches on its multi-themed zones ahead of its opening

Riverland™ Dubai puts final touches on its multi-themed zones ahead of its opening

  Riverland™ Dubai, the multi-themed dining and retail destination located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, today announced that the final touches are being added to its various retail, dining and entertainment outlets as it gears up for the official opening on 31st October.

Riverland™ Dubai will connect the three theme parks and water park at Dubai Parks and Resorts, and will be open to everyone with or without a ticket to the adjoining parks, which means it will be experienced by every visitor to the destination. It will feature a wide range of restaurants and retail shops, coupled with planned street entertainment, making it the perfect place for families and friends to come together, relax and recharge.

Guests will enjoy lunch or dinner on the banks of the one-kilometre-long river in one of the four uniquely themed zones that bring to life different eras of the past. Each zone has been designed to take guests on a visual experience through the ages from a medieval French village, featuring outdoor Mediterranean style dining and iconic landscapes, to the heady days of 1950’s America in Boardwalk, home to a range of casual dining options. India Gate, flanked by an impressive hands sculpture, will showcase the very best of 1930s India with its vibrant tastes, architecture and colours while Peninsula, which takes its architectural inspiration from the 19th century, will allow visitors to sit by the meandering river and enjoy casual dining options as well as live concerts and festivals.

From burgers to burritos, seafood to smoothies and steak to stir-fry, Riverland™ Dubai offers everything from casual to fine dining alongside a retail portfolio with the very best in gifts, gadgets and essentials for a day in the parks.

Riverland™ Dubai will also offer four unique event spaces including outdoor locations and a large indoor multi-purpose venue perfect for celebrations, parties and meetings.

Marcel Hendriks General Manager – Riverland™ Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts said: “After three years in the making, we are delighted to open Riverland™ Dubai to the public for the first time on 31st October. Every detail has been considered in the creation of four incredible themed zones that take guests on a journey through eras gone by. Coupled with an exciting range of shops and restaurants on the banks of the river, al-fresco dining in the region will never be the same again. We hope friends and family will come together at Riverland™ Dubai to enjoy our offer and the events we plan to hold throughout the year – from festivals to live concerts.”

 


 
 
 

 

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