Goodbye, wonderful long weekend…
Hello sweet, sweaty July.If you’re feeling the post-holiday blues too, we’ve got some Exciting things to do in Abu Dhabi Queue up your holiday hangover in the capital, proving that weekdays can be fun too…
Here are 6 really fun things to do in Abu Dhabi this week.
Monday 3 July
Indulge in an afternoon feast
Nothing beats your morning like a little sweet treat – pick it up with a hot drink in the middle of the day.Abu Dhabi Michelin certification Paradiso will give you that, but with an Italian flair.this Merandas Offers include Italian delicacies such as Tiramisu Paradise, Berry Arete, Mango Pavlova, Triple Mousse or Lemon Cheesecake and your choice of drink for only AED 60. That’s a pretty good deal.
Paradiso, Yas Bay Waterfront, Pier 71, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm, Tel: (0) 50 437 2869, paradisoabudhabi.com
Classics on the big screen
After arousing heated discussions and high expectations, the live-action remake little mermaid Finally out, our inner child couldn’t keep his peace. This take on the animated classic stars Halle Bailey as the eponymous character Ariel, a feisty mermaid who lives a sheltered life and craves adventure. Add dashing Prince Eric and villainous sea witch Ursula, and you’ve got the perfect family entertainer.
The Little Mermaid, through the cinemas of Abu Dhabi, @Disney Little Mermaid
Tuesday 4th July
absorb some culture
Cameroonian contemporary artist Pascale Marthine Tayou’s exhibition at the Cultural Foundation is a satirical commentary on consumer culture and materialism. The ensemble of sculptures and installations in the exhibition, titled LOBI LOBI (named after a poem by the artist), will be available until November 26, 2023.
LOBI LOBI: Pascale Marthine Tayou, Cultural Foundation, until 26 November 2023, Saturday to Thursday 9am to 8pm, Friday 2pm to 8pm, Tel: (02) 657 6348, Cultural Foundation.ae
taste some sparkling wine
La Cava’s American collection is the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July in red, white and blue fashion. Your selection of American wine will be accompanied by a selection of cheeses and cold cuts. It’s two hours of unlimited American-style foam, and we’re sure it tastes a lot like freedom.
La Cava, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, Tuesday 4th July to Sunday 9th July from 7pm to 9pm, AED 259 per person. Tel: (0)2 813 5550 Rosewood Hotel website
Wednesday 5 July
engage in some physical activity
The Abu Dhabi Summer Sports will come to life this summer in 18,511 square meters of air-conditioned indoor space at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC). From 8am to 1am, you can keep fit on 25 pitches and facilities such as Cross-Fit and running tracks (free and open to the public) as well as spaces to play football, basketball, cricket, volleyball and badminton.
The basketball court fee (per hour) is AED 100 during off-peak hours and AED 150 during peak hours (weekdays from 4pm to 11pm). The fee for a seven-a-side football pitch is AED 305 during peak hours and AED 225 during peak hours. @adsummersports
Thursday, July 6
live with the ladies
Ladies’ Night at Easy Tiger is sure to make your Thursday night one to remember.their thursday tiger flavor The special price is just AED 99 and includes unlimited cocktails and a new Ladies Night menu with snacks. DJ Ash brings live music every Thursday night from 8pm to 11pm.
Easy Tiger, Al Ain Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, Thursdays 8pm-11pm, Tel: (0)50 593 7977, @easy.tiger.bar
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