The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) will be kicking off the first Sharjah Summer Festival starting today.
Commenting on the upcoming festival, SCTDA chairman Khalid Jasim Al Midfa said: “The festival will feature major entertainment, recreational, and cultural activities to be held in cooperation with our partners. The Sharjah Summer Festival is another step for us to offer more fun activities during summer vacation as we are keen on launching similar festivals and events in the near future to enhance the local tourism sector and boost Sharjah’s positioning as one of the world’s most favoured family destinations.”
The festival is designed to be an integrated tourist experience for residents and visitors alike across the UAE and will cater to visitors of all ages.
The festivities will include indoor activities, which will be staged in malls and other strategic indoor locations, and outdoor activities are to be held in beaches, parks, and water parks.
For the summer festival, SCTDA has partnered with a variety of local partners including Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Sharjah International Airport, Sharjah Museums Authority; Expo Centre Sharjah, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq); Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA); Sharjah Sports Council; Sharjah Government Media Bureau; Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah; Sharjah Youth; Sharjah Ladies Club; Sharjah International Marine Club; Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club; Sharjah Center for Astronomy & Space Sciences; City Centre Sharjah; Mega Mall; Sahara Centre; Zero 6 Mall; Radisson Blu Resort-Sharjah; Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa; Oceanic Khorfakkan Resort & Spa; Marbella Resort; Hotel Holiday International; Orient Tours; The Act Hotel; Royal Tulip 72 Hotel; Swiss Belhotel Sharjah; Centro Sharjah; Coral Beach Resort Sharjah; Rayan Hotel; Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah; and Al Majaz Première Deluxe Hotel Apartments.
For more information about the festival, visit www.shjsummer.ae