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Top Things To Do in Abu Dhabi

There’s so much going on around Abu Dhabi for families and we’ve gathered a roundup of the top activities that you and your loved ones can enjoy.

What’s more? We are giving away a free Brunch Staycation for two at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi! Don’t miss to join our competition.

Below are just a few of the best events and activities so check out our Events Diary for a full listing of all of the best family events in the capital throughout the rest of the year.

Explore the History of Clothing in Art through an Interactive Adventure

The immersive game, ‘A Costume Adventure’ at the Children’s Museum has finally opened! The interactive adventure combines education and entertainment, encouraging children and families to discover Louvre Abu Dhabi‘s art collection through immersive multimedia, sensory and physical experiences.
until 30 May 2020 | Louvre Abu Dhabi

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St Regis Saadiyat

Plan a Staycation!

Summer presents the opportunity for rare moments together as a family. So, if a proper summer holiday eludes you, why not plan a memorable UAE staycation? We suggest fun ways to explore the emirates and share unforgettable moments together. Check out our selection of favourite staycation—and daycation—destinations that are mere moments away!

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Watch International Film Screenings at Cinem’Art

Enjoy free access to international film screenings creating a dialogue between cinema and specific artworks from Louvre Abu Dhabi’s permanent exhibitions. Cinem’Art is a 5-week programme that offers a wide range of genres for all ages, including classic, contemporary, documentary and experimental films.

Every Wednesday in July 2019 | Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Enjoy Fun Learning at Kidzania!

The popular children’s city has finally opened right nearby in Yas Mall with over 40 role-plays of real-life professions for children.


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Visit Qasr Al Watan

Explore the newest landmark to grace the azure shores of Abu Dhabi: Qasr Al Watan. Beyond the illustrious domes and towering gates, visitors will find a palace that brims with knowledge. Learn why it’s worth the visit.

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Neon Nights at Yas Waterworld

Enjoy an after dark family experience at Yas Waterworld. Ride and slide into the night with extended play hours from 10am till 10pm.


every Friday evening | 28 June – 30 August

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Ladies Season Yas Waterworld

Ladies Season at Yas Waterworld

The World’s Leading Waterpark introduces 29 ladies-only events with 100% privacy guaranteed.

Thursdays until 7 November

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Free Event: StartYAS™ by Daman

Embrace a healthy lifestyle. Spend your Sunday’s cycling, walking, running and embracing a healthy lifestyle on the Formula 1®.

every Sunday

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Last Chance to  See ‘Photographs: An Early Album Of The World’

Take a journey across continents with some of the earliest photographers and discover the world as your ancestors did: one photograph at a time. Explore more than 250 of the earliest photographs in the world, including images from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India, the Philippines and elsewhere.

until 13 July | Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Louvre Abu Dhabi Kayaking Tour

Kayaking at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Enjoy the museum from the stillness of the Arabian Sea. Take a tour on a kayak and learn all about Louvre Abu Dhabi’s architecture from a unique perspective.

Every Friday & Saturday

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Summer Camps!

summer camps Yalla Abu Dhabi

Summer camps are a great way to keep youngsters entertained during the holidays, and Abu Dhabi has no shortage of great offerings. Yalla rounds them up here.

Our kids camp listings include everything you need to know to choose the best holiday camp for your child. Whatever their age, you will find a range of different sports, arts and exciting activities for your child to enjoy.

Check out our full list of the best kids camps!

It's competition time!

St Regis Abu Dhabi

Win a Brunch Staycation for Two at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Soak up the sun this summer. Experience a hearty and colorful brunch and unwind with an overnight stay either the night before or after at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi when you book their Superior Brunch Staycation package.

Want to stay and brunch for free?

Click here to join the competition

*Competition ends on 30 July



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