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Top Things to do in Abu Dhabi

If you’re looking for the best things to do in Abu Dhabi this week then look no further. We’ve hand-picked just a few of our favourites, but don’t forget to check our Events Diary for a full listing of all of the best family events in Abu Dhabi throughout the rest of the year.

This week, our health and wellbeing theme continues with Cycle for Health and the Terry Fox Run, which will help raise money in the fight against cancer and honour the legacy of Canadian, Terry Fox. You’ll find a host of international TV stars at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi as their show, Got Talent Lives, kicks off from January 14. Everyone’s favourite market, the Ripe Market, continues at Umm Al Emarat Park, and we tell you all you need to know about upcoming open days at three of the leading schools in Abu Dhabi; The British International School Abu Dhabi, Amity International School Abu Dhabi, and The British School Al Khubairat.

Got Talent Live

Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is set to welcome a host of international TV stars for seven-days of amazing performances during their spectacular show, “Got Talent Live”, which kicks off from January 14-21. The show will feature the winners and runners-up from previous series of the TV show that wowed audiences around the world. Shows held twice daily at 4.30pm and 7.30pm.

The Terry Fox Run

On Friday January 19, walk, run, ride or roll to help raise money in the fight against cancer and honour the legend that was Terry Fox. The Terry Fox Run is free and open to all participants. Simply click here to register. Participants are encouraged to donate if they are able to.


Cycle for Health UAE

Cycle for Health continues on the last Saturday of every month at Zayed Sports City. Presented by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Health Authority – Abu Dhabi in partnership with Healthpoint and Imperial College London Diabetes Center, this free family event in Abu Dhabi is a great way to stay fit and healthy in the new year.


The Ripe Market

Every Saturday from 3pm until 9pm, the Ripe Market continues to bring the community together in support of local SME businesses. Browse the cities best foodies, designers and artisans, indulge in delicious, locally made, gourmet and speciality foods, stock up on your organic essentials; and shop for art, fashion, jewellry, homeware, skincare, gifts & more.

School Open Days in Abu Dhabi

Three of the leading schools in Abu Dhabi have open days this week. You can find out more information about each of them by clicking the links below.

The British International School Abu Dhabi will be hosting a Foundation Stage Open Morning on January 15, from 8am

Amity International School Abu Dhabi will be holding an Open Evening on January 16 from 5pm

The British School Al Khubairat will be hosting a Secondary Open Morning on January 17 from 8.30am


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