Christmas brunches, new restaurants, meeting Santa and more.
The weekend has nearly arrived and that means one thing; Christmas is upon us.
Yes whether you’re gorging on moreish festive feasts or meeting Santa to remind him of one last present, Abu Dhabi has a packed festive weekend lined up for all Abu Dhabians to enjoy.
Are you excited?
Here are the most fabulous things to do this Christmas weekend in Abu Dhabi.
Christmas Day brunch at Nahaam
One of liveliest brunches in Abu Dhabi will have you and friends rocking around the Christmas Tree from 12.30pm to 4pm. Sample a series of exquisite seasonal dishes from live cooking stations and when the action heats up, remember to cool off at the pool overlooking the Arabian Gulf at Nahaam in the Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers. For reservations, call 02 811 5555
Frequency Cycling Studio
Squeeze into your lycra and head to Frequency Cycling Studio for the workout of your week. Located beside NYU Abu Dhabi, the boutique spinning studio will push your stamina and calves to the limit as you throw shapes to adrenaline pumping music and strobe lighting. For more information, Frequency Cycling Studio
Sheikh Zayed Festival
Experience one of the world’s most important cultural gatherings this Christmas weekend in Abu Dhabi. The Sheikh Zayed Festival will be offering up a rich and vast programme of cultural, traditional and heritage events for all the family to enjoy. For more information, visit Sheikh Zayed Festival
Cinderella at Theatre by Erth
Everyone is invited to this ball as the Disney classic is brought to life on the Theatre by Erth stage. Expect a great ride on a pumpkin shaped carriage as our favourite rags to riches story takes on her ugly sisters with a helping hand from loyal friend Buttons and the Fairy Godmother, to meet her handsome prince. There will be tons of laughs and missing slippers in this happy ever after. For tickets, visit Platinum List
Meet Santa at Abu Dhabi Mall
Did you forget to send your letter to Santa? Don’t worry as the big man in red is in Abu Dhabi Mall, waiting for requests from all the good boys and girls. To book your session with Santa, visit Abu Dhabi Mall to register
Looking for somewhere different to go this weekend in Abu Dhabi? Check out Wave Restaurant at Al Forsan International Sports Resort which has just opened this week. Tuck into a scrumptious dish, sip on refreshing drinks or just chill at the stunning waterside location. For more information, visit Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Christmas Eve brunch
Warm up for the big day with a lavish Christmas Eve brunch at one of these fine Abu Dhabi establishments.
Fireworks on Yas Island
Yas Island is serving up something special this Christmas weekend. On 23 and 24 December, you can catch a wondrous display of kaleidoscopic sky pyrotechnics from 9pm at the premier leisure and entertainment destination in the UAE. For more information, visit Yas Island
And that’s your things to do this Christmas weekend in Abu Dhabi.