Car parades, marathons, cooking classes and more.
The weekend is only a matter of hours away and it’s time to get planning.
There is so much to see and do in Abu Dhabi this weekend so in order to save you time, Team Yalla has plucked out the biggest and best events and laid them out right here for your own pleasure.
Are you ready?
Here is your weekend sorted in Abu Dhabi.
Al Hosn Festival
The usually serene setting of Qasr Al Hosn will burst into life on Thursday 25 November as the Al Hosn Festival kicks off. Expect art installations, film screenings, culinary experiences, crafts and design and wonderful live music and drama performances. The opening ceremony will see 50 vintage cars roll through the location. For more information, visit Al Hosn Festival
ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon
Put your stamina and calves to the test with the third edition of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon. The event will consist of several races including the individual 42.2KM marathon distance, a marathon relay for teams of two, 10KM, 5KM and 2.5KM, as well as a wheelchair race category. For more information visit ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon
Modernisms at The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery
In what is NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s first physical exhibition since the onset of the pandemic, you can explore the works of Abby Weed Grey from her journeys around Iran, Turkey and Iran in the exhibit Modernisms. For more information, visit NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery
This Friday as part of the Al Hosn Festival, Rashid Araeen is inviting Abu Dhabians to gather under his impressive structure, Shamiyaana, to meet, eat and engage in conversation. For more information, visit Abu Dhabi Art
Outdoor karting at Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Has your child got a need for speed? Get them behind the wheel of a special electric kart (maximum speed 10kmph) at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort. For more information, visit Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Experience Mars at Cultural Foundation
Inspire a new interest in the realms of space in your child with a trip to the Cultural Foundation for the Experience Mars exhibit this weekend. Documenting the UAE’s journey to the red planet, there are tons of interactive displays to explore and enjoy. For more information, visit the Cultural Foundation
Mark the famous USA celebration on Thursday 25 November by gathering family and friends around the Urban Kitchen table for your favourite Stateside bites including turkey with spiced cranberry sauce and sage bread stuffing and New York Cheesecake. For more information and reservations, call 02 698 8137 or e-mail [email protected]
Chocolate Ganache workshop at Tavola
Grab your baker’s hat and apron and show off your skills in the kitchen with a Chocolate Ganache workshop at Tavola Studio in Abu Dhabi Mall this weekend. For more information, visit Tavola Studio
One of the UAE’s great sustainable and community markets is returning to Abu Dhabi this weekend. Pick up a gorgeous piece of home-made jewellery or bite into a piece of delicious home cooking and more at Ripe Market at Masdar City this Friday. For more information, visit Ripe Market
Get on your dancing shoes and light up your glow sticks as Boogie Box at Manarat Al Saadiyat is back. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, you can throw shapes to the best techno beats in Abu Dhabi this Friday. Book your ticket online at Platinum List
And that is your weekend sorted.