The grand opening will be celebrated over the Golden Jubilee weekend…

The Corniche park formally known as ‘Khalidiyah Ladies Park’ has been treated to a dramatic transformation under the direction of master developers Imkan.

And now we have have received word, that its official grand opening will go down over the long National Day weekend of December 2 to December 3, 2021.


Located in the beating heart of the city, what will now be known as ‘Sheikha Fatima Park’, covers an area of 46,000 sqm and along with the ever-welcome expanse of urban green will include a range of awesome sporting activities, retail sites, event space, an outdoor cinema, art maze, thrilling dining experiences and more.

Now open, the first phase of F&B outlets are already feeding the capital’s foodies with an unbe-leaf-able array of yumminess.


Sheikha Fatima Park is split into three separate experiential sectors — A Discovery Zone, An Adventure Zone and an Experience Zone.

The opening celebrations will take place between 2pm and 9pm on Thursday, December 2 and Friday December 3. To attend you’ll need a Green Pass, you can register for the event on the website.

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At the event you can expect live music, a photography exhibition, special food stalls, art, kids entertainment, sports, an outdoor cinema and more.


The lower right corner of the park, which provides the main entry point for the park, is the retail and dining hub. Collaborators include — the fitness sensation that is CRANK, New York style sausage fest Seven Dawgs, Coal Steakhouse, Crunch and Munch Cafe, Sola Restuarant, Chocolate Republic Cafe, Teela House, Starbucks, Social Restaurant, Le Patchouli Cafe, Acai Ko Cafe, and Dialogue. There’s also a nursery, an outdoor cinema, a space for alfresco yoga and a stage for events.


The central area is given over to active pursuits with a fully fitted skate park, a pet park, a splash pad area, a toddler play zone, and an indoor boulder climb attraction. You’ll also find ample shaded parking here, with a multi-story car park.


The upper left corner of the park serves as the green lungs of the project, with a dedicated strolling and skating area. The central outdoor activation zone provides the oportunity for alfresco adventures for all ages.

Images: Imkan