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Venues & Attractions

Umm Al Emarat Park has many of exciting, family friendly attractions. Scroll down to learn more!


Located opposite the Entrance Pavilion, the Amphitheatre is a large outdoor performing arts venue that accommodates more than 2,000 people. The Amphitheater hosts outdoor concerts and other large public events. The amphitheater features a water fountain and canvas for large-scale art and lighting displays.

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Animal Barn

Found in the Children’s Garden, the Animal Barn and is managed in collaboration with Al Ain Zoo and is home to 26 animals including much-loved ponies, rabbits, tortoises, pygmy goats, camels, and emu birds. Visitors can feed the animals, and younger visitors can enjoy a fun pony rides.

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Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is planted with over 200 regional plant species, many of which carry cultural and historical significance. You will find many interesting species from the United Arab Emirates and surrounding countries, in addition to species from Africa, Australia, Latin America, and the United States.

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Children’s Garden

The Children’s Garden is an area entirely devoted to younger visitors. This interactive play area has a cooling and fun wadi, in addition to an interactive water splash and an outdoor cinema.

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Evening Garden

Set in a tranquil area of the Park, the Evening Garden Pavilion is a haven of serenity where you can relax and enjoy a moment of calm in a green blossoming sanctuary. The Evening Garden has undoubtedly become a favorite destination for many who wish to spend time reading or even working.

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Great Lawn

A commanding open space of 18,000 (m2), the Great Lawn can be used for sports games, outdoor yoga classes or relaxation. Children can enjoy the choice of two different playgrounds, with cubes to climb on, exercise stations and fun sensorial activities.

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Shade House

The Shade House is one of the Park’s most iconic structures and is home to 40 species of plants in a moisture-controlled environment. The structure – which is over 40 meters in length and 30 meters high- has two upper-level decks offering a picturesque view of the Park. It also gives visitors the opportunity to study and explore the surrounding landscape that include a broad collection of shade-loving palm trees, cycads and other warm climate forest species.

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The Wisdom Garden

The Wisdom Garden honors the legacy and environmental conservation efforts of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (May he rest in peace), Founding Father of the Nation and first President of the United Arab Emirates. This peaceful garden invites you to reflect on Sheikh Zayed’s timeless and unforgettable quotes about the UAE and protection of the country’s heritage and natural history.

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