Celebrating the UAE’s 43rd birthday, The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi will spring to life with an array of entertaining, cultural and family-friendly activities from November 27 to December 7.

National Day


Dedicated to creating engaging lifestyle experiences, The Galleria on Al Maryah Island will kick off the National Day celebrations with visits from the social media phenomenon Bin Baz, Abdulazziz Baz. Renowned for his comedy-wrapped social media sketches, guests will have the opportunity to meet and have their photo taken with the famed comedian on November 27 and 28 from 8 pm to 9 pm.


Continuing to honour local talent and support Abu Dhabi’s lively arts scene, The Galleria on Al Maryah Island is also set to showcase two inspirational exhibitions.


The innovative Emirati graphic designer, Fahad Jaber Abdulla, recipient of the 2008 Abu Dhabi Award for his project to revolutionize the use of mobile phones for the deaf and hearing-impaired, will display throughout the property his unique art pieces showcasing his talent as one of the UAE’s prominent artists. This wonderful collection can be found on Level 1 and will also be on display from December 1 – 7.


The Exposed House, a brainchild of three creative UAE national siblings from Abu Dhabi aimed at providing a unique shopping experience to fashion enthusiast, will be celebrating its first anniversary at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island on December 2 and 3. This exclusive event will feature the collections of fashion forward brands that are available on TheExposedHouse.com, a live art installation hosted by Anood Obaidly, alumni of Zayed University and luxury delights from Godiva.


To top off the unforgettable UAE National Day revelries, children can visit the Kids’ Corner to enjoy a soft play area with tube slides, a ball pool, a small bouncy castle and face painting activities, situated on Level 1, next to Bentley Bistro.