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Top Things To Do in Abu Dhabi

Yalla has rounded up top things to do, new places to dine and health tips for the whole family!

We are also giving away two tickets for one lucky winner to participate in the world-renowned obstacle course challenge, Tough Mudder!

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 top family events in the capital throughout the rest of the year.

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Have fun while learning at Orange Wheels

Orange Wheels, a place for kids to play, learn and have fun has recently opened at Al Raha Mall! This one-stop, edutainment playground offers children aged 6 months – 8 years fun activities and play areas such as mega soft play, climbing walls, role play toddler village, arts & crafts studio, hair and beauty salon and more.

Come along to this amazing play land to experience and celebrate life as a family.

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Speculative landscapes

Speculative Landscapes

Discover artistic landscapes imagined by four UAE based artists. The Speculative Landscapes Art Exhibition offers a unique experience of journeying into the minds of the artists, exploring the concept of natural, artificial and virtual environments.

until 7 December

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Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co.

Journey back in time to the Parisian art scene of early 20th century to explore works produced by expat artists living in the French capital at this time. Their collective artworks explore feelings of place, time, loneliness, otherness, and nostalgia for their homes. Sound familiar? If so, this exhibition is worth checking out.
18 September – 7 December | Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Enjoy Extraordinary performances at NYUAD Arts Center

The Arts Center’s fifth season presents an extraordinary lineup of performances featuring inspiring local and global artists, with over 100 performances comprising of six commissions, three World Premieres, 14 UAE Premieres and Debuts, and more than 90 Off the Stage audience engagement and educational events.

September 2019 – June 2020

Check out their exciting performances now!

Dine with the family...

Modern Greek Dining

There’s a new Greek restaurant in town and you wouldn’t want to be the last to know! MAZI Abu Dhabi recently opened at the The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi and is set to be the ultimate Greek restaurant in the UAE. The restaurant menu features traditional produce and recipes presented with a modern twist.


Modern Levantine Fare

If you are keen to sample the flavours of the Levant by the sea, head straight to the Jumeirah Saadiyat Island Resort and allow TEAN to take you on a flavourful journey. TEAN overlooks the sea and has a positively inviting terrace once the weather cools down, though the restaurant also offers airy and comfortable indoor seating.

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Italian Sharing Menu

If feeling at home is a hallmark of Italian cuisine, BiCE at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers does deliver with its new sharing menu, which invites diners to stay longer and linger over delightful Italian favourites. #YallaEats recommends BiCE’s new sharing menu for the whole family!

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Take care of your heart health...

How much do you know about the heart?

Learn about heart illnesses and get some expert tips on how you can make lifestyle changes to decrease your risk of heart disease, and improve your cardiac and overall health.


It's competition time...

WIN! 2 Tickets to Participate in Tough Mudder

World-renowned obstacle course Tough Mudder comes to Abu Dhabi for the first time ever this October and we’re giving away two tickets for one lucky winner! Will you take the challenge?
Competition runs from 2 – 8 October 

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