Riverland™ Dubai Invites Families to Experience ‘Fairy Tales On the River’

Fairy Tales on the River’ is the second in a series of events taking place on the river at RIVERLAND™ DUBAI in 2017

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Riverland™ Dubai, the multi-themed dining and retail plaza located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest theme park destination, today unveils the line-up for its second signature event, ‘Fairy Tales on the River’. From 2nd March until 4th March, visitors can take a journey through the enchanted Riverland™ Dubai which will feature shows and activities inspired by classic fairy tales from across the world.

“Fairy Tales on the River” is the first event of its kind held at Riverland™ Dubai, adding yet another magical experience for families to enjoy together. “Fairy Tales on the River” will feature performances of “Snow White” and “Frog Prince” and many more charming fairy-tales on a floating stage on the river. Visitors will also have the chance to witness two puppet shows; Jaipur and Marionette Theatre which will take place at the Riviera Plaza. Additionally, children can enjoy a wide range of fun activities like storytelling, fairy tales workshop, and watch the enchanting performances of “Snow White” and Merlin the Magician. ‘Fairy Tales on the River’ will welcome visitors from 3:00PM to 8:00PM on the 2nd of March, 11:00AM to 7:00PM on the 3rd and 4th of March.  Tickets are not required for Riverland™ Dubai or the ‘Fairy Tales on the River’ event.

Visitors will have the opportunity to take part in the amazing activities while enjoying picturesque views of the scenic river. Visitors can also  enjoy a wide range of casual and fine dining options with everything from burgers to burritos, seafood to smoothies and steak to stir-fry on offer at Riverland Dubai.  For those who like to shop, there are also a number of retail outlets offering gifts, gadgets and other essentials.

Klaus Assmann, VP Hospitality and Retail at DXB Entertainments PJSC, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts, said: “Dubai Parks and Resorts is the home of entertainment in the region, and at Riverland™ Dubai we have created this magical event to delight families with children.  ‘Fairy Tales on the River’ will offer a wide range of activities and performances that bring much-loved, classic fairy tales to life – fairy tales that resonate with all generations.  Combined with our extensive dining and retail offer and three amazing theme parks right next door,”

Riverland™ Dubai is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, which features MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures and Lionsgate as well Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters, in addition to the region’s first LEGOLAND® Park and a LEGOLAND® Water Park. 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 destination’s fourth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

To find out more about this unique event visit www.dubaiparksandresorts.com or www.riverlanddubai.com or call our customer experience team on 800-AMAZING

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Riverland™ Dubai is located at the center of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination.  This uniquely themed dining, retail and entertainment destination is free for all to enjoy, and its exceptional location means it will be experienced by every visitor to the parks.  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.

For more information, go to: www.riverlanddubai.com

Dubai Parks and Resorts, owned by DXB Entertainments PJSC, is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising three 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 will bring the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment; and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It will also host 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 fourth theme park and the regions first Six Flags themed park.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, and 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

For further information, please contact:

Dina Bajjali / Sameer Dasouqi
ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
Email: Dina.bajjali@bm.comSameer.dasouqi@bm.com
T: +971 4 4507600