Al Marjan Island
Al Marjan Island will try to break the Guinness World Record Image Credit: Supplied

This New Year’s Eve, Ras Al Khaimah will host a 12-minute firework display as well as many family-oriented activities at Al Marjan Island.

The fireworks display, will be another bid for a Guinness World Record. This year there will be three additional viewing areas at Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village including Al Shohadah Street, Al Marjan Island and Al Wasl Street between Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village

Other features of the big event include food trucks, ice cream salons, lemonade corners, musical band performances, and children’s activities such as face painting and inflatable games. Stilt walkers, mime artists, and clowns will welcome guests with free balloons to be distributed.

For easy access, the three venues to watch the fireworks have all been equipped with special parking areas, including 27,000 parking spaces. These venues are open for free to the public and are family-friendly with the festivities going on from 5pm on December 31 to 2am on January 1.

There will also be extra buses from Al Hamra, Mina Al Arab and the Ras Al Khaimah city to the venues.

Abdulla Al Abdouli, Managing Director & CEO of Marjan, said: “We made sure that this year we offer exciting family activities that will delight all, in the run-up to the amazing fireworks display. The event will position the Emirate as the must-visit destination this season. We have formed a special committee to oversee all aspects of the event to make it the most memorable to date.”

Location Al Marjan Island by Marjan

Cost Free

Timings December 31, 2018 from 5pm onwards