Enjoy a taste of the Aljada Flavour Fiesta with our delicious on-site food outlets and fun activities for the whole family! Read on to find out what exciting events we have planned across the weekend, and we look forward to welcoming you to our fiesta.


This weekend, you can enjoy a range of food-themed entertainment shows while you stroll around Madar taking in fresh flavours from the food outlets at our picnic area and drive-thru. With 18 different brands to choose from, you’re bound to find something that tickles your tastebuds!

Culinary Chef Show

Duration: 10 minutes

Your kids will love watching our happy chefs cook up a storm right in front of their eyes! This fun show sees six cheerful chefs create both amazing dishes and an incredible atmosphere at the same time.

Candy Girl Walkabout

Duration: 30 minutes

Meet the lovely Candy Girls who will be roaming the site and welcoming you to the Aljada Flavour Fiesta!

Breakdancing Chefs

Duration: 3 sets of 10 minutes

The famous breakdancers are back for more action this weekend as they take on the part of chefs and waiters. This high-energy show is guaranteed to have you clapping and cheering their tight-knit choreography and superhuman dance moves.

The Stunt Roller Blader & Skateboarder

Watch as these daring skaters take their boards, boots and bodies to the limit in a highly choreographed exhibition. Just don’t try this at home!

Cotton Candy Flower

Timings: Friday 4pm-10pm & Saturday 1pm-10pm

We’re mixing street art with street food this weekend at Aljada! Take your children to see our artist sculpt colourful candy floss into a stunning pieces pieces of art.


Come down and get involved this weekend! We have a huge number of attractions to inspire and entertain the whole family.

Sugar Painting

Timings: Friday 4pm-10pm & Saturday 1pm-10pm

Sugar painting is a traditional form of Chinese folk art using hot, melted sugar. Starting with heated sugar and a base of white marble or metal, our artist draws a variety of beautiful pieces of artwork which are then attached to a wooden stick and given to visitors to take home and enjoy.

Family Fun

Timings: Friday - 3pm-10pm & Saturday - 10am-10pm

Around Madar, you will find an amazing range of interactive and fun activities to explore and enjoy. Activities this weekend include:

  • Kids arts & crafts: A crafty hands-on art class where children make exciting items to take home. The objective is to encourage self-expression, creativity and imagination.
  • Face painters: Become the art with one of our wonderful face painters.


Throughout the weekend, you can enjoy high-energy performances to add further flavour to your senses.

Resident Ray – The Beatbox Artist

Duration: 30 minutes

Beatboxer Ray is coming back to Aljada! This weekend, watch this talented musician from Dubai create music on the spot using a collection of loop pedals and live instruments.

Hosny Oud

Duration: 30 minutes

After a successful weekend at the Madar at Aljada public launch event, our talented oud player Hosny is returning to bring the Middle Eastern sound of this magnificent instrument back to Sharjah. Performing solo this time round, he will accompany the oud with his soulful vocals, which have a perfect blend of jazz and Middle Eastern fusion.


Activity Location Thursday Timings Friday Timings Saturday Timings
Culinary Chef Show Amphitheater 3:45pm / 5:45pm / 7:45pm 2:45pm / 4:45pm / 6:45pm
Breakdancing Chefs Amphitheater 8pm / 9pm 4pm / 6pm / 8pm 3pm / 5pm / 7pm / 9pm
Roaming Candy Girls Roaming 5:30pm / 7:30pm / 9:30pm 2:30pm / 4:30pm / 6:30pm / 8:30pm
Beatbox Duo Event Space 7:30pm / 9:30pm 3pm / 5pm / 7pm / 9pm 7:30pm / 8:30pm / 9:30pm
Live Musician Event Space 7pm / 8:30pm 4:20pm / 6:20pm / 8:20pm 2pm / 4pm / 6pm / 8pm
Sugar Painting Event Space 4pm-10pm 1pm-10pm
Cotton Candy Event Space 4pm-10pm 1pm-10pm
Kids Arts & Cooking Crafts Outdoor Space 3pm-10pm 10am-10pm
Face Painting Outdoor Space 3pm-10pm 10am-10pm

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