DO OR DINE: 6 FABULOUS THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI THIS WEEKEND
DINE: BRUNCH IS BACK
It’s the middle of October, that means (slightly) cooler weather, tentatively sitting outside again, and… the big brunches are back!
Nahaam at Conrad, has always been a crowd pleaser, and on the 15th of October they unveil their brand new brunch – Pardon My Brunch – and we couldn’t be more excited! A truly British affair, complete with all your British favourites (and some international dishes too), an exciting drinks selection, live music and even a couple of Beefeaters will be making an appearance!
The 15th of October also brings back fan favourite, Sim Sim’s Market Brunch, bringing with it all the charm of a farmer’s market with fresh, vibrant produce and an unbeatable seafood selection. Showcasing flavours from around the world, an excellent beverage menu and live music this is a fabulous way to spend a chilled out Saadiyat Saturday.
We'll be giving you a sneak peek into the new brunch season next week so keep your eyes peeled for Best Bites brunches of choice!
Check out our complete brunch list here.
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DO: DISNEY ON ICE
ETIHAD ARENA, YAS BAY
Disney fans rejoice, Mickey, Minnie and friends are back in the capital … on skates! Watch as your favourite characters come to life and glide on the ice to all your favourite Disney classic songs at the Etihad Arena on the 12th – 16th October.
Sail the seas with Moana and Maui, get ready to sing your heart out with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, escape a tower with Rapunzel, and have an adventure with Woody and the gang.
Location: Etihad Arena
Date: 12th – 16th October 2022
Time: 10:30AM (Saturday & Sunday), 2:30PM (Friday, Saturday & Sunday), 6:30PM (all)
Price: Starting at AED84
Booking: Visit https://www.etihadarena.ae/en/event-booking/disney-on-ice-2022
Planning on visiting a restaurant in Yas Bay before the show? Check out our listings here.
DINE: OKTOBERFEST AT BAB AL QASR
BAQ GARDEN, BAB AL QASR
Bab Al Qasr Hotel in association with Future Land Events are bringing an Oktoberfest to remember at BAQ Garden. From the 15th – 30th Of October the grounds will be transformed into a German Village; with live music and games, authentic German hops and live food stations.
Don't miss the traditional tapping ceremony on Saturday, 15th October as 2PM as the first barrel of the festival is tapped with an exclaim of O'zapft Is! The fun continues with a lively three-piece band, and adults can join in the keg rolling and stein racing games.
Kids are welcome to join in the fun too as there will be kids activities and a bouncy castle.
Sip on your stein, don your dirndl and lederhosen and party like a true Deutschland-er!
Location: The Garden, Bab Al Qasr Hotel
Date: 15th – 30th October 2022
Time: 2PM – 1AM
Price: AED175 for 5 coupons, fully redeemable on F&B
Booking: 050 610 7576 or 050 351 9886
Find more information about Oktoberfest in Abu Dhabi here.
DO: CATCH THE LAST NEON NIGHTS AT YAS WATERWORLD
Saturday, 15th October is your last chance to catch Yas Waterworld’s Neon Nights for 2022. This family friendly event gives you 11 hours of fun in Abu Dhabi’s premier waterpark. After a day of enjoying over 40 rides, attractions and waterslides, be sure to stay as the sun goes down as the park turns Neon!
Be wowed by the LED performers, stilt walkers, and fire performers as they amaze you in live shows and then continue to vibe to the resident DJ and band. And you don’t want to miss the gravity-defying, live Hydrojet Action show at Amwaj Wave Pool – get me my glow sticks, I’m there!
Location: Yas Waterworld
Date: Saturday, 15th October 2022
Time: 10AM – 9PM
Price: Single day ticket starts from AED270
Booking: Visit https://www.yaswaterworld.com/en/booking?tkt=1-day-1-park#general_admission
DINE: JAZZ NIGHT AT THE LOUNGE
Jumeriah at Saadiyat Island is best known for its exceptional 5-star views of the incredible Saadiyat coastline. And there is no better viewpoint than from the 5th floor lounge, aptly named The Lounge. This swanky venue has fabulous indoor and outdoor seating on the terrace, perfect for relaxing and sipping on signature cocktails made by talented mixologists.
On Friday night, you can forget your troubles as you sit back and listen to the melodic tunes of the three-piece house jazz band. Playing a mix of classic sing-a-long jazz like “Fly Me To The Moon” and “Fever”, and jazzy remixes of modern tunes to the likes of Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa, this trio will having you tapping your feet and swaying to the beat in no time. Add a signature platter and beverage package to elevate your evening even more.
Location: The Lounge, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
Date: Every Friday
Time: 7PM – 10PM
Price: Unlimited beverages and 1 signature platter pp | Soft AED170 | House AED225
Booking: 02 811 4342
Find other fun things to do on a Friday here.
DO: COMPLIMENTARY YOGA SESSION AT AL FORSAN
Can you do your downward dog? What about the camel pose or the cat? Join the team at Al Forsan International Sports Resort, as they offer a complimentary outside yoga session for all in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Meet on the watersports grass area on Monday, 17th October at 6PM for this hour long session.
Why not make a night out of it and enjoy happy hour at Wave or enjoy all-you-can-eat sushi at Kishi.
Location: Watersports grass area, Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Date: Monday, 17th October 2022
Time: 6PM - 7PM
Booking: 800 9900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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