DPR officially opens theme parks
The event marks the official inauguration of all three theme parks and invited media, UAE dignitaries and celebrities for live entertainment and festivities
Dubai Parks and Resorts has marked the opening of its third theme park, Motiongate Dubai in an inauguration ceremony on Saturday.
The event, which marks the official inauguration of all three theme parks, was held in a specially built arena over the river at Riverland Dubai, inviting media, UAE dignitaries and celebrities for live entertainment and festivities.
Around 200 children from charity organisations were also invited to attend the event in cooperation with the Awqaf and Minors affairs foundation and the Make A Wish Foundation.
Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, CEO of DXB Entertainments PJSC, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts said: “After three years, it is a very proud moment for us to present the region’s largest integrated theme park destination and we look forward to welcoming our guests to this very special inauguration event.”
“Our aim was to create a legacy for entertainment in the region, for the communities and charities we will support and for the residents and tourists who will make great memories and visit us again and again.
“We are immensely proud of the destination we have created for the UAE and its visitors and would like to take this opportunity to thank our colleagues and partners for everything they have done to bring Dubai Parks and Resorts to life.”
The theme park destination has faced delays from its original opening date of 31 October, with several theme parks including Legoland Park, Legoland Water Park, Bollywood Parks, and Riverland Dubai opening over several phases.
While Motiongate opened on Saturday, Legoland Water Park opened on Sunday, though some of the 100 available rides are still under construction.