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Family fun and Instagrammable Moments Await at MOTN; Opening 9 Dec.

by Out and About Mag.

Families and fun-seekers will be flocking to Abu Dhabi's Corniche from tomorrow, December 9th, for the much-anticipated return of the hugely popular Mother of the Nation (MOTN) Festival. 

The 10-day festival is organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and runs from December 9 - 18. The event will include unmissable attractions and performances by renowned international and regional artists. A symphony of global flavours served up by well-known food vendors, unique activations for all ages, a dedicated shopping district featuring luxury retail brands and much, much more awaits.

The extravaganza will provide residents and tourists with access to a host of extraordinary activities across six zones, along with plenty of Instagrammable opportunities. In addition, to ensure the safety of visitors, vendors and organisers, the MOTN Festival is dedicated to complying with the Go Safe Certification, a pioneering programme launched by DCT Abu Dhabi to enforce global standards of hygiene at hotels, events, attractions and venues across the emirate.

MOTN

Inspire Space

Instagram fame awaits people in the Inspire Space, with some of the most picturesque displays curated to surely make their way onto your profiles and feeds.

MOTN Basketball HubAnimeniaMOTN FunhouseThe Dessert Museum
Pan-N-Ice
(Food vendor)
DOH
(Food vendor)
% Arabica
(Food vendor)
Glow Sushi Bar
(Food vendor)

Amusement Park

Get ready for plenty of family fun with a glimpse into some of the best amusement parks in the world and access a series of exciting games, carnival rides, engaging workshops, and more for all age groups.

World of Nickelodeon Diggers LabVenetian CarouselSamba Balloon
City HopperBumper CarsSkill GamesPlay Park
Kids WorkshopsArts & CraftsSopranos
(Food vendor)

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Food Hub

The Food Hub features a curated menu by global and local F&B vendors offering gastronomical experiences to suit every visitor. There will also be a larger-than-life art installation by Daniel Popper, and a stage showcasing the best local musicians and DJs.

Burger and Beyond  Matcha Mama TulumMattar FarmSakura Sushi
Shawarma StationsDibba Bay OystersLa PatronaEiswelt Gelato
VicoloFattaHigh JointNap Pizzeria
Sola Restaurant & CaféM'oishiAddictedMr. Brisket

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Shopping District

Featuring an array of retail options, including a dedicated section for high-end luxury brands, including pre-loved pieces by Balmain, Dior, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, among others.

The Studio by Cultural CoutureSencilloRebelz of SocietyStrings & Beads
Savanna CreationHanadi'sShop RETOLDImaara Jewellery
Hathi StoreMarami JewelleryBlacSana Al Maktoum Fine Jewellery
All OverMy Korean ProductsOud AlkhooriSandaly
Nene YayaSisters of AfrikaB by MahsaRula Galayini
Pop Up ConceptsSarah's BagArcadiaRiot
ThowbyMishmashiEL&N London
(Food vendor)

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Thrill Zone

For every visitor who needs a dose of action, the Thrill Zone is designed for you to experience adrenaline-pumping adventures. 

MOTN Futsal  Gaming HubHorror Escape RoomsWild Trail
Rick & Morty Laser TagThe Smash RoomParkour Skate Park
Kingston 21
(Food vendor)
FOMO
(Food vendor)
Acai Hub
(Food vendor)

Instagrammable

Music Arena

The festival's Main Stage within the Music Arena will bring the event to life through spectacular performances by renowned international stars along with a fine selection of regional artists. 

Sherine (December 10th)Miami Band (December 9th)
Mohamed Al Salim (December 9th)Mahmoud Al Turky 

(December 18th)

Khalid Fouad

(December 18th)

Pinza
(Food vendor)

Tickets are now on sale through the official ticketing partner www.ticketmaster.ae.

Ticket categories include:

  1. General Admission (ages 4-59): AED 25 (online) and AED 30 (at the door); includes access to all free zones and attractions.
  2. Zone passes:
The Amusement Day Pass

(Ideal for families with children under 12)

The Thrills Day Pass

(Ideal for teenagers, young adults and families with children over 12)

The World of Nickelodeon Day Pass

(Ideal for families with children under 12)

75 AED Online

80 AED At the door

95 AED Online

100 AED At the door

85 AED Online

95 AED At the door

This ticket gives you access to:

·       All free zones and attractions

·       All Amusement Park attractions, except World of Nickelodeon

·       All Amusement Park workshops

This ticket gives you access to:

·       All free zones and attractions

·       All Thrill Zone games and experiences

This ticket gives you access to:

·       All free zones and attractions

·       The World of Nickelodeon

Instagrammable

  • Concert Passes:

For Sherine:

SilverGoldVIP
AED 125 (online)
AED 135 (at the door)
AED 295 (online)
AED 305 (at the door)
AED 495 (online)
AED 505 (at the door)

Includes access to:
·       Concert Silver zone·       All free zones and attractions

Includes access to:
·       Concert Gold zone·       All free zones and attractions
 

Includes access to:

·       Concert VIP zone

·       All free zones and attractions

For local and regional favourites:

SilverGoldVIP
AED 75 (online)
AED 85 (at the door)
AED 125 (online)
AED 135 (at the door)
AED 195 (online)
AED 205 (at the door)

Includes access to:
·       Concert Silver zone·       All free zones and attractions

Includes access to:
·       Concert Gold zone·       All free zones and attractions
 

Includes access to:

·       Concert VIP zone

·       All free zones and attractions

  • All Access Pass (ideal for all ages):
Day Pass Day Pass Fast-Track 10-Day Pass 10-Day Pass Fast-Track 
AED 145 OnlineAED 295 OnlineAED 495 OnlineAED 895 Online
AED 150 At the doorAED 300 At the doorAED 505 At the doorAED 905 At the door
This ticket includes access to:

·       All free zones and attractions

·       All Amusement Park attractions, except World of Nickelodeon

·       All Amusement Park workshops

·       All Thrill Zone games and experiences

  • All Access World of Nickelodeon (ideal for all ages):
Day Pass 10-Day Pass 
AED 175 OnlineAED 580 Online
AED 185 At the doorAED 600 At the door
This ticket includes access to:

·       All free zones and attractions

·       World of Nickelodeon

·       All Amusement Park attractions

·       All Amusement Park workshops

·       All Thrill Zone games and experiences

Instagrammable

Health and Safety Guidelines

In line with the government regulations, the following guidelines apply to all visitors attending the MOTN Festival:

· Attendees aged 16 years and above must show vaccinated status and the 'Green Pass' on the AlHosn app.

· Attendees below the age of 16 years do not require a PCR test.

· DPI tests will not be accepted.

Held at the Abu Dhabi Corniche, MOTN 2021 will run from December 9 – 18, from 4 pm to midnight during weekdays and from 2 pm to midnight on weekends. 

Visit www.motn.ae and follow its social media channels for updates on the festival timings, prices and latest news. 

 

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