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What’s On in Abu Dhabi

Take part in a wide range of events in Abu Dhabi and on Yas Island – from electrifying concerts and intense sports matches to cultural celebrations and exhilarating fireworks shows!

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ACTIVE PARKS AT YAS BAY WATERFRONT

Active Parks is a groundbreaking initiative supported by the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council.

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07 -20 Apr -Jun
2024
Yas Bay

Fontana Circus

Fontana is the first traveling water circus in the Middle East, a family-friendly show performed in a blue and yellow circus tent, at the program live entertainment including aerialists, trapeze artists, aerial hoop acts, motorcycle stunts, drummers, operatic singing and a synchronized dancing fountain with captivating special effects.

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01 -02 Jun 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Symphony Of Stars

SYMPHONY OF STARS: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan sharing the stage with another superstar this June in Abu Dhabi. This groundbreaking event, showcases two of the most celebrated iconic musical legends, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and a collaborative superstar to be revealed soon, are set to share the stage for the first time in their illustrious careers.

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08 -09 Jun 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Monster Jam

Monster Jam®, the world’s most action-packed motorsports experience, is bringing its unique blend of full-throttle family fun back to Abu Dhabi 8th and 9th of June, 2024. Get ready for an adrenaline-fueled weekend of the world’s biggest trucks coming head-to-head in competition of race and skill, and a pre-show Pit Party.

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20 -23 Jun 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Matilda

Matilda The Musical is coming to Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena, Yas Island from 19-23 June 2024. The winner of over 101 international awards including 24 for Best Musical, is from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin.

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29 Jun 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Ahmed Saad & Tamer Ashour Live at YAS Island

For the first time in the UAE, Ahmed Saad & Tamer Ashour sharing the stage together for one night only. They will be singing together some of their greatest hits for th first time in the UAE.

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15 -17 Jul -Jun
2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

USA Basketball Showcase Abu Dhabi

For the second straight summer, Abu Dhabi will host the USA Basketball Showcase featuring the USA, Australian and Serbian men’s national teams between July 15 & 17 at Etihad Arena.

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03 Aug 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

UFC Fight Night

UFC returns to Abu Dhabi with a Fight Night on Saturday, August 3 at Etihad Arena, marking the second event in the UAE capital in less than a year.

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30 -01 Aug -Sep
2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Bluey’s Big Play

Fans of all ages will get to see Bluey, Bingo, Bandit, and Chilli as they’ve never seen them before, as the Heelers embark on their very first live theater show featuring puppetry, live actors, and iconic sets.

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06 -07 Sep 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

IIFA Utsavam

IIFA Utsavam is an annual event that celebrates the best of South Indian cinema, including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam films. It brings together top celebrities, filmmakers, and artists from the South Indian film industry for a grand gala featuring performances, award presentations, and cultural showcases.

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11 -22 Sep 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Chicago The Musical

CHICAGO is set to razzle-dazzle UAE audiences at Etihad Arena, Yas Island for a strictly limited season from 11-22 September 2024. In a city where jazz rules the night and fame is the ultimate currency, CHICAGO tells a tantalizing tale of passion, murder, greed, betrayal, and redemption through the journey of two fiercely competitive women – aspiring jazz performer, Roxie Hart and former vaudeville / double-murderess, Velma Kelly.

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04 -06 Oct 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2024 Presented by ADQ

NBA is back in Abu Dhabi featuring The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2024 Presented by ADQ. After a history-making NBA debut in the Arabian Gulf in 2022, the action returns to the UAE capital. 2024 promises even more on-court action! Witness 17-time NBA champion Boston Celtics and the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets on court.

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16 -20 Oct 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Disney On Ice Let’s Celebrate!

Celebrate brand new Disney favorites and live the adventures of timeless Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate, taking place at Etihad Arena Yas Island from 16 to 20 October. See Mirabel and the stars of Encanto for the first time live on ice! Set sail with Moana, bring back summer with Anna and Elsa, and sing and dance with the Disney Princesses and the Toy Story gang.

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26 Oct 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

UFC 308- Abu Dhabi Showdown Week

UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT), announced the much-anticipated UFC 308 on Saturday, 26 October at the Etihad Arena.

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27 Oct 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Matt Rife

Prepare yourself for a night of non-stop laughs and outrageous humour as Live Nation Middle East proudly presents the globally renowned comedian and actor Matt Rife, live at the Etihad Arena – Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, on October 27th.

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02 Nov 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

AR Rahman Live in Concert

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary event that will leave you spellbound! AR Rahman Live in Concert is on the horizon, and it promises to deliver an experience unlike any other. On the 2nd of November 2024, this legendary musician will grace the stage for a truly unique and memorable performance that will resonate with audiences for years to come.

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15 -17 Nov 2024
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Life of Pi

Life of Pi is an epic tale of adventure. This Tony and Olivier-award winning hit is “an exhilarating evening of theatre” (The Wall Street Journal) and “gives new life to Broadway” (The Today Show). After a shipwreck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi survives on a lifeboat with four companions – a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, and a Royal Bengal tiger. A truly remarkable story unfolds of hope, faith, and perseverance that speaks to every generation.

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19 Jan 2025
Etihad Arena, Yas Bay Waterfront

Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi, the world-renowned pianist and composer, will perform in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever on Sunday January 19, 2025, as the Italian brings his unique sound to Yas Island’s iconic Etihad Arena. Tickets are on sale now.

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