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MOTN Festival returns to Abu Dhabi with new locations and even more activities for the family.

Mother of the Nation (MOTN) Festival is gearing up for a massive comeback this year, with new locations across the Abu Dhabi emirate.

This year, MOTN will open its doors for the first time in Al Dhafra from 22 to 26 November and in Al Ain from 29 November to 3 December.

For an extended period, the festival will take place in its usual home of Abu Dhabi Corniche between 8 December and 31 December.

The seventh edition of the festival will host soon-to-be-announced international acts and artists, carnival rides, art installations, curated retail experiences, and food options from around the globe.

You'll also find a mix of local and global retail outlers, plus a wide range of food and beverage options.

Activities on offer include amusement park rides, hands-on creative workshops, and interactive experiences, including collaborative physical and augmented reality games.

Escape rooms, arcade games, basketball showdowns, a Jeep track, skatepark, roller rink and skill-based activities will also be available.

There will be four themed areas – Amuse, Thrill, Indulge, and Entertain – and each will cater to visitors of all ages.

Tickets will be on sale through MOTN’s official ticketing partner at General Admission tickets offer access to all free zones and attractions (AED 30 online and AED 37 at the door).


The event will be open daily from 4pm to midnight.

Visit for more information.


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