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The Sharjah Light Festival showcases the emirate’s inspiring history, rich heritage and architectural achievements with an extraordinary display of lights, colours and music.

The yearly Sharjah Light Festival illuminates all the city’s landmarks, with light and sound installations projecting incredible images and animations on the facades of buildings. The festival attracts over half a million visitors, who gather from every corner of the emirate, the nation, and the world.

Residents and visitors come from all over the UAE to view the spectacular shows of the Sharjah Light Festival, one of the emirate’s most astonishing events combining the talents of renowned artists, light specialists and composers. This family friendly festival is a beloved attraction for all age groups and tourists can schedule their stops at various landmarks, from Al Majaz Waterfront to Al Noor Mosque to the attractions of the east coast, viewing the emirate’s iconic architecture and natural landscapes.

"Sharjah Light Festival invites internationally renowned artists to celebrate science, creativity and heritage in a display of lights, colours and music at beloved landmarks."

How to get there

Festival locations are found throughout the city and territories - see the official website for more details. City Sightseeing Sharjah invites you on board for an exclusive bus route running through all of Sharjah City’s light festival highlights. Hop on board to fully experience this year’s celebrations!
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Sharjah Light Festival
Sharjah Light Festival
Sharjah Light Festival

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