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Experience Abu Dhabi, the destination brand of the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT Abu Dhabi), has announced its full calendar of experiences for this year’s Eid al-Adha. From Wednesday 28 June to Friday 30 June, residents and visitors of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra will find a variety of festivities.
DCT Abu Dhabi will also kick off the ‘One Summer Is Not Enough’ festival at a range of indoor theme parks, cultural attractions and shopping malls.
— Experience Abu Dhabi (@VisitAbuDhabi) June 25, 2023
What happened in Abu Dhabi?
From shopping to live performances, Abu Dhabi hosts a range of exciting events during Eid al-Adha.
Shopping centers have extended evening hours and will remain open until 02:00am throughout the week.
More than 25 malls in Abu Dhabi are also participating in the summer shopping programme. Shoppers will have a range of offers and discounts to choose from as part of the Abu Dhabi Summer Shopping Season 2023. The shopping season started on June 23rd and runs until September 10th. The retail experience is organized by Abu Dhabi Retail.
A range of discounts are available from over 3,500 retailers in 25 malls across the emirate, including prominent destinations such as Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi Mall, Al Wahda Mall and Reem Mall. Retailers are offering 24-hour super sales, special discounts during Eid al-Adha (June 29-July 2) and back-to-school deals (August 7-September 10).
As part of the summer experience, DCT Abu Dhabi invites brands and experts to deliver masterclasses. From transformative beauty tutorials to innovative styling workshops, these curated events take place throughout the summer.
Abu Dhabi Summer Pass
The Abu Dhabi Summer Pass gives visitors access to attractions and benefits at participating hotels, entertainment, dining, shopping and retail outlets.
Rabeh Sager is scheduled to perform live at the Etihad Arena on June 30.
Warner Brothers World on Yas Island is offering a lunch package for Eid al-Adha. Restaurants such as Amana, Punjab Grill, Roka and Pincode have launched special menus to celebrate Eid.
The Stay More, Pay Less summer offer features over 50 city, beach and desert hotels and resorts such as The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Central, Anantara Oriental Mangroves and La Liva Resort. The program offers travelers an extra free night when they book between May 1 and September 30.
June 28 Waterfront Fireworks
Abu Dhabi Corniche, Yas Gulf Waterfront and Al Hudayriyat Island will host live music and a 10-minute fireworks display on the evening of 28 June.
The emirate has launched a free Experience Abu Dhabi shuttle, connecting hotels and attractions during Eid and summer. The recently expanded service is wheelchair accessible, offers free in-flight Wi-Fi, and serves 8 routes with 39 stops, including Abu Dhabi International Airport.
What happened to Ain?
Al Ain is the oldest permanently inhabited area in Abu Dhabi and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists can immerse themselves in the country’s culture by visiting ancient oases, historic forts, archaeological parks, local camel markets and souks.
Iconic singer Assala Nasri will perform at the Al Ain Convention Center on June 29th.
Fireworks will be displayed over the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on June 28 at 9pm to mark Eid al-Adha.
What is there to expect in the Aldafra region?
Located in the western region of Abu Dhabi, Al Dhafrah is home to dramatic sand dunes, awe-inspiring coastline and a fascinating history, allowing visitors to experience a traditional desert and sea lifestyle that is still alive today Resonate in various ancient forts, ruins and buildings. nature.
Three Fireworks Displays: Madinat Zayed Public Park, Al Mugheirah Beach, Ghiyathi Fireworks displays will be held at night to commemorate Eid al-Adha.