Extreme Water Sports Shows
Prepare yourself for a jaw dropping performance as you bear witness to some of the most anticipated dare devilish acts on water. A total of 16 water sports enthusiasts will rip through the water and rocket through the air, on jet skis, kiteboards, flyboards, and speedboats. It will be unlike anything you’ve ever imagined. Make sure you catch both of these incredible adrenalin-pumped shows at 5pm and 9pm.
Discover the rich heritage of the UAE at the magnificent Heritage Village, divided into three unique areas, you and your children can explore the cultures and wonders spanning several centuries:
This enchanting little marine life museum showcases the tools and equipment used back in the day for all things related to the sea. Enjoy a coffee at our heritage coffee shop while the children marvel at the old dive equipment.
See how far we’ve come. This section takes you into today’s world, featuring modern marine equipment, and transportation methods, including high-speed jet skis, scuba diving equipment and fishing gear.
Get a taste of it
See how it’s done first hand. This part of the village features a traditional band and local craftsmen casting their fishing nets and preparing local food just like the old days. Take your kids on a journey back in time as they play old local games and learn new ways to stay entertained.
This incredible sandcastle art will blow your mind. Our sand sculptors use their artistic skill and amazing talent to build enormous sand sculptures over a period of four days. This is truly a sight to marvel at, and why not learn the tricks of the trade yourself? Our sand sculpture workshop operates eight times per day, for half an hour each session. Get involved, and show off your skill.
This is what the kids have been waiting for all along. Prepare for lots of smiles, laughter and cuddles with Mouj. This mesmerizing and vibrant spectacle features jugglers, stilt walkers, jumpers, acrobats and a musical band. There are lots of photo opportunities, upload your photo to #swf. The fun-filled atmosphere doesn’t get better than this.
Find your way around the festival easily and conveniently. Make sure you visit all our fun-filled activity stations.
Don’t miss our spectacular shows
Passionate about speed? Don’t miss the most spectacular powerboat race in the world. The F1 H2O championship has hit the shores of Sharjah again. These incredible motorboat racers can reach lightening speeds of up to 160km/hr in just four seconds. It is simply thrilling to watch for the whole family. Come and soak up the lively atmosphere at Sharjah Water Festival.
What’s up next?
Sharjah has more family fun installed for next year:
· Sharjah Light Festival – 5-13th February
If you love Sharjah and enjoy the events that we offer, why not consider becoming a tour guide. Training is available throughout the year. For more information email us on firstname.lastname@example.org