About the Festival

The Mother of the Nation Festival celebrates, commemorates and honours the inspirational values of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.

Throughout multiple and diverse activity zones, the festival creates an entertaining and highly interactive atmosphere that welcomes families and individuals from all walks of life.

The mother of the nation festival has a number of zoned areas:


The Zone offers exhibits of art and exciting activities, inspired by HH Sheikha Fatima’s commitment to fostering future generations through initiatives in which they may learn and grow.


Interactive experiences and installations will engage visitors with innovative concepts, encouraging them to think beyond what can be accomplished now to what can be achieved in the future.


Located throughout the central stretch of the Festival, the Food & Beverage Zone’s restaurants, food trucks and stalls will provide visitors with unique flavours from the UAE and around the world.


A memorable tribute to the accomplishments of the Mother of the Nation, the Pavilion will provide visitors a place of reflection on the enduring legacy of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.


Bridging international cultures with the quintessential urban experience, the Souq offers visitors a unique retail experience inspired by the rich heritage and cultural exchange.