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Visit Aljada this September to enjoy incredible Skate Jams with hip hop, freestyling, and cash prizes – all for free!

31 August 2022

  • The Aljada Skate Park is based in Sharjah’s new downtown
  • Visitors can also enjoy free movies daily and farmers’ markets every week

If you’re into skateboarding, then head on down to Sharjah’s most exciting new community, Aljada. Located in the Muwaileh district, Aljada has one of the region’s best designed skate parks – and it’s buzzing! Whether you’re a newbie or a pro, you can even get to show off your talents at Aljada Skate Park’s weekly Skate Jams and have a fantastic time while you’re at it.

Master developer Arada runs community events all year round at Aljada’s entertainment district, Madar, to keep families engaged, entertained and active. Entry for Skate Jams is entirely free. Expect a fun, urban vibe at Weekly Skate Jams with up to AED10,000 to win in cash prizes in skateboarding challenges. Monthly Skate Jams go up a notch with freestyling football, B-Boys breakdancing and hip hop and urban rap from Cypher! Feast on doughnuts and smoothies from Here-O Donuts and stay hydrated courtesy of Mai Dubai.

If you want to take part in the Skate Jams, or to come down to enjoy the atmosphere, mark your calendars for these dates:

Weekly Skate Jam: 6.30pm-8pm,Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September
Weekly Skate Jam:
6.30pm-8pm, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September
Weekly Skate Jam:
6.30pm-8pm, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September
Monthly Skate Jam:
6.30pm-8.30pm, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

Aside from Skate Jams, Aljada’s got plenty more on offer to keep the whole family entertained. There are incredible movies screened every night for free – check out the list here. Or pay a visit to the Aljada farmers’ market, Manbat, for fresh, wholesome produce and Arabian sweets, which takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Ray Tinston, Director of Events, Arada, said: “It’s great to see how quickly Aljada has become a pillar of the UAE’s skateboarding scene, with hundreds of visitors enjoying our beginner and intermediate facilities. We’re currently working on an exciting new programme for the skate park, which we’ll be announcing in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!”

Madar at Aljada is the UAE’s fastest growing family entertainment destination. Designed by Zaha Hadid Associates, Madar offers plenty of attractions. There’s a children’s adventure playground and water play area, an outdoor amphitheatre, the Aljada Discovery Center, the Zad food truck district and free-to-enter drive-in cinema, all located in a beautifully landscaped green park.

Visit the Aljada website to discover more about what’s happening at Sharjah’s largest and fastest-growing community.               

Related: Arada launches free ‘Summer of More’ activities for local families at its Sharjah communities