Fabulous things to do this weekend in Abu Dhabi

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.


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Christmas Day brunch at Nahaam


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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


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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


Sheikh Zayed Festival to return to Abu Dhabi for 2021 - Yalla Abu Dhabi


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


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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


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 


Gourmet Getaways


Wave Restaurant



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


Make your Christmas special with St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Warm up for the big day with a lavish Christmas Eve brunch at one of these fine Abu Dhabi establishments.


Day out


Fireworks on Yas Island


Fireworks at Yas Island Abu Dhabi 2021


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.


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