Yas Island reveals its events line-up for the first half of 2019

The island is hosting Cirque de Soleil, Yas Kidz Fest, the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship and much more

Yas Island reveals its events line-up for the first half of 2019

There’s always something exciting happening on Yas Island, and it remains one of the liveliest areas in the capital.
The full schedule of events for the next six months has just been revealed, and it’s packed with great things to see and do.

First up are the Chinese New Year celebrations at Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. World from February 1 to 9. Featuring aerobic and circus performers, creative crafts for kids, Chinese-themed dining experiences and spectacular parades, there’s something for all the family.

Meanwhile, music fans will relish the opportunity to celebrate the legacy of reggae star Bob Marley at the Bob Marley Birthday Festival. Featuring a performance from the original Wailers, it’s kicking off at Yas Beach on February 8.

Little ones are then in for a fun-filled weekend at the Yas Kidz Fest. Held from February 21 to 23, the programme features a talent show, silent disco and cooking activities.

March will see Cirque De Soleil take to the stage in Abu Dhabi for very first time.The legendary theatrical group will be performing their spectacular production BAZZAR from March 6 to 16.

Yas Waterworld is then hosting the UAE’s first ladies-only concert headlined by Emirati star Balqees on March 21, while foodies and music fans will join together for the Seafood and Music Festival from March 21 to 23.

Car fanatics will also be pleased to hear that they don’t have to wait until November for their next dose of adrenaline-fueled action. Yas Marina Circuit is hosting the opening race of the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship for the very first time from April 5 to 6, and they’ll be loads of going on both on and off the track.

Yas Beach’s Club Social from April 11 to 13 is the perfect place for keen Instagrammers to meet and enjoy brilliant food, workshops, performances and an outdoor cinema experience.

When summer comes every gamer in the city will be looking forward to the Yas Gaming Festival at Yas Mall. Held from June 5 to 25, there will be lots of immersive experiences and retro games to explore.

There’s so much to look forward to over the rest of the year too, including Abu Dhabi Pet Festival, Yas Movies in the Park, Block Party, Yas Fitness & Wellbeing Festival and many other great events.

You can find out more by visiting www.yasisland.ae/events.

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