9 brilliant things to do this weekend in Abu Dhabi

Brunch, afternoon tea, padel tennis and more.

The weekend is nearly here and no doubt you are ready to have a good time.

As we all know, Abu Dhabi has tons of things to do and see but to help you avoid wasting precious free time on deciding what to do, we have selected nine activities to take your weekend to the next level.

Are you ready?

Here are nine brilliant things to do this weekend in Abu Dhabi.




Summer afternoon tea at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers


Grab your friends and head to the Observation Deck at 300 for stunning views, amazing pic opportunities and delicious nibbles at the delectable Strawberry Afternoon Tea. For more information call 02 811 5666




Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi


Enjoy a mighty Irish welcome at McGettigan’s this Saturday for the McG Big Table Brunch. Tuck into sharing starter plates, soup, moreish mains and amazing desserts as dance to groovy tunes and fill up on that oh so famous Irish craic. For more information call 02 698 8137




Al Forsan International Sports Resort Padel tennis courts


If you have been caught up in the padel tennis craze sweeping the UAE then you must head to Al Forsan International Sports Resort this weekend where you can showcase your skills in the new state-of-the-art indoor padel tennis facility. For more information visit alforsan.com




Kayaking eastern mangroves


The Sturgeon Super Moon and the Perseids Meteor Shower will be lighting up the Abu Dhabi skies this weekend and Sea Hawk Kayaking is offering you the perfect vantage point; a kayak on the Eastern Mangroves this Friday. For more information visit seahawk.ae




The Art of Recycling shortlist


Aesthetes of Abu Dhabi are invited to explore, critique and admire the finest artworks made from recycled and upcycled materials at Abu Dhabi Mall. The Art of Recycling exhibition located at the atrium on level 1, showcases 120 stunning pieces of art that have made the shortlist of the biggest competition of 2022. For more information visit Yalla UAE




Mamafri sheikha Fatima park


There is a new restaurant in Sheikha Fatima Park where you can enjoy superb pan-Asian fare like Japanese ramen, Malaysian shrimp curry and kimchi fried rice. Check out Mamafri this weekend. For more information visit sheikhafatimapark.com




neon night at yas waterworld


Pump up your weekend plans with a thrilling experience at Yas Waterworld. Take on 45 slides, rides and more in the illumination of neon lights at one of the most exciting places in the whole of Abu Dhabi. For more information visit yaswaterworld.ae




Yas Mall Indoor Run 2022


The Yas Mall Indoor Run is back to challenge you and your fellow runners this Saturday. Participants can choose to pound the tiles of the shopping centre’s ground floor over 2.5km, 5km or 10km. For more information visit yasmall.ae




Tennis racket in Abu Dhabi Summer Sports


Don’t sit on the couch this weekend in Abu Dhabi as it is your last chance to get yourself active with the help of Abu Dhabi Summer SportsSet in the ADNEC centre, you can showcase your skills on the football field, shoot a couple hoops on the basketball court, fire a couple of forehand winners on the tennis court or simply go for a jog around the mega sports zone.  For more information Abu Dhabi Sports Council

And that is your weekend in Abu Dhabi.

Image source Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Unsplash, Weber Shandwick, Al Forsan International Sports Resort, and Mamafri Instagram