Thu, 14 December 2023
On December 16, Bahrain will be celebrating its 52nd National Day. Festivities have been planned all across the island, including much-anticipated fireworks displays at multiple locations.
Here’s where you can view the fireworks and celebrate on each day:
December 14: Fireworks at Water Garden City – 7pm
Water Garden City will be coming to life this Thursday evening with a spectacular display of fireworks. There’s plenty of room to enjoy the display across Water Garden City and the surrounding area, but if you’re looking for a really special experience, you can enjoy the display from a kayak out on the water for just BD5 at Water Garden City. Kindly note that the kayak experience will have limited availability.
December 16: Fireworks at Bahrain International Circuit – 7pm
All are welcome to witness a phenomenal display of fireworks at ‘The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East’ – Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir this National Day. You can expect plenty of waving flags as you drive down to the venue.
POSTPONEMENT OF NATIONAL DAY FIREWORKS AT BIC AND NEW DATE IS DECEMBER 22ND, FIRDAY
December 14 to December 23: Muharraq Night Festival – 5pm to 10pm
The ‘Muharraq Nights Festival’ returns for its second edition at the spectacular Pearling Path in Muharraq. For ten consecutive days, the old streets of Muharraq will be transformed into a live, open cultural carnival, celebrating various fields of culture along the Pearling Path, including arts, design, fashion, food and cinema, in a unique experience for all those coming to the city.
The event is organised by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, and in cooperation with the Sheikh Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research, and is one not to be missed.
The festival programme includes art exhibitions, musical evenings, markets, tasting experiences, food and many workshops that will be organized along the Pearling Path, which extends from Bu Maher Castle in the south to the Sovereign Council in the north and in all locations. cultural between these two points.
December 14 to December 31 - Festival City at Water Garden City
You can expect fun for the whole family at Festival City – a unique outdoor carnival-type festival featuring rides, entertainment, live performances and more. Entry to this event is priced at just BD2 per head, while children under 3 enter for free. This event is open on weekdays from 4pm to 11pm and on weekends from 4pm to midnight. Small and medium rides cost just 500 fils while large rides are priced at BD1. As for retailers and food, we’re positive that the 45 vendors will have something of interest for each and every one of you.
Farmers Market National Day Festival
Experience the vibrant Bahraini culture and indulge in traditional crafts, local produce, delicious food, and exciting activities at the National Day Festival at the Farmers Market located in Salmabad from December 14 to December 16. This event will take place from 8am to 5pm on each day.
This fun indoor and outdoor event will also feature various children's activities, animals, art section, games, and more.
Remember to arrive early to find a parking spot, get comfortable and avoid disappointment.
For more news and information, visit www.bahrainthismonth.com/updates.