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Amazing things to do this weekend in Abu Dhabi


24-November-2021

Car parades, marathons, cooking classes and more.

The weekend is only a matter of hours away and it’s time to get planning.

There is so much to see and do in Abu Dhabi this weekend so in order to save you time, Team Yalla has plucked out the biggest and best events and laid them out right here for your own pleasure.

Are you ready?

Here is your weekend sorted in Abu Dhabi.

 

Main event

 

Al Hosn Festival

 

 

The usually serene setting of Qasr Al Hosn will burst into life on Thursday 25 November as the Al Hosn Festival kicks off. Expect art installations, film screenings, culinary experiences, crafts and design and wonderful live music and drama performances. The opening ceremony will see 50 vintage cars roll through the location. For more information, visit Al Hosn Festival

 

Sport

 

ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon

 

 

Put your stamina and calves to the test with the third edition of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon. The event will consist of several races including the individual 42.2KM marathon distance, a marathon relay for teams of two, 10KM, 5KM and 2.5KM, as well as a wheelchair race category. For more information visit ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon

 

Getting Cultural

 

Modernisms at The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery

 

NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery reopens with Modernisms exhibit

 

In what is NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s first physical exhibition since the onset of the pandemic, you can explore the works of Abby Weed Grey from her journeys around Iran, Turkey and Iran in the exhibit Modernisms. For more information, visit NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery

 

Shamiyaana

 

 

This Friday as part of the Al Hosn Festival, Rashid Araeen is inviting Abu Dhabians to gather under his impressive structure, Shamiyaana, to meet, eat and engage in conversation. For more information, visit Abu Dhabi Art

 

 

Child’s Play

 

Outdoor karting at Al Forsan International Sports Resort

 

Outdoor karting at Al Forsan International Sports Resort

 

Has your child got a need for speed? Get them behind the wheel of a special electric kart (maximum speed 10kmph) at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort. For more information, visit Al Forsan International Sports Resort

 

 

Experience Mars at Cultural Foundation

 

Experience Mars in Abu Dhabi

 

Inspire a new interest in the realms of space in your child with a trip to the Cultural Foundation for the Experience Mars exhibit this weekend. Documenting the UAE’s journey to the red planet, there are tons of interactive displays to explore and enjoy. For more information, visit the Cultural Foundation

 

 

Gourmet Getaways

 

Urban Kitchen

 

Upgrade your festive feeling at the Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

 

Mark the famous USA celebration on Thursday 25 November by gathering family and friends around the Urban Kitchen table for your favourite Stateside bites including turkey with spiced cranberry sauce and sage bread stuffing and New York Cheesecake. For more information and reservations, call 02 698 8137 or e-mail reservation.table@dusit.com

 

 

Chocolate Ganache workshop at Tavola

 

 

Grab your baker’s hat and apron and show off your skills in the kitchen with a Chocolate Ganache workshop at Tavola Studio in Abu Dhabi Mall this weekend. For more information, visit Tavola Studio

 

Day out

 

Ripe Market

 

 

One of the UAE’s great sustainable and community markets is returning to Abu Dhabi this weekend. Pick up a gorgeous piece of home-made jewellery or bite into a piece of delicious home cooking and more at Ripe Market at Masdar City this Friday. For more information, visit Ripe Market

 

 

Boogie Box

 

Hit the dancefloor at Boogie Box

 

Get on your dancing shoes and light up your glow sticks as Boogie Box at Manarat Al Saadiyat is back. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, you can throw shapes to the best techno beats in Abu Dhabi this Friday. Book your ticket online at Platinum List

 

And that is your weekend sorted.

 

 

Image source ADNOC Marathon Facebook, Ripe Market Instagram, Boogie Box Instagram, Pexels and Canva
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