Busy line up of big events at Yas Island

NBA Abu Dhabi, Lion King & Formula 1 amongst long list
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Busy line up of big events at Yas Island

Disney's big hit, The Lion King, will celebrate its silver jubilee at Yas Island later this year

After an eventful summer, Yas Island unveils long list of high-profile events and exciting packages for the fans to visit the entertainment hub of Abu Dhabi to attend these events in-person.
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Quick on the heels of a particularly busy summer, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, has now lined up a number of exciting events packages for fun fanatics, sports enthusiasts and thrill seekers alike, combining a stay at one of the destination’s leading hotels with tickets to attend the mesmerising shows and events, including the NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022, Disney’s ever-popular shows, Mickey and Friends and The Lion King and the Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022.

NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022

The Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks are scheduled to go head-to-head in the first pre-season games on October 6 and 8 at the Etihad Arena, Yas Island during the NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022, marking the league’s first games in the UAE and the region. Basketball fans can watch their favourite players in action, including the Hawks’ two-time NBA All-Star Trae Young and 2020-21 NBA rebounding leader Clint Capela, going head to head against the Bucks’ two-time Kia NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, three-time  NBA All-Star Khris Middleton and three-time NBA All-Defensive Team member Jrue Holiday.

According to a press release, fans can take advantage of destination’s NBA package which includes a one-night stay at one of Yas Island’s world-class hotels and 2 tickets to one of the NBA Abu Dhabi games, starting at AED 963 per package. For an elevated experience on the Island, guests can add experiences to their package, including admission tickets to Qasr Al Watan, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Hosn as well as thrilling experiences at one of Yas Island’s award-winning theme parks and driving experiences at Yas Marina Circuit, adds the press statement.

Disney On Ice presents Mickey and Friends

“Disney On Ice presents Mickey and Friends” will be skating into Abu Dhabi from October 12-16 at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island. The magical event stars Disney Legends including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy, as well as beloved modern favourites such as Moana, Anna and Elsa and Dory, as they set their incredible tales to ice!

To celebrate the majestic event, Yas Island has curated packages which include a hotel stay with breakfast for two coupled with two tickets to attend Disney On Ice at Etihad Arena, starting at AED 663 per night. The visitors can add other elements to their package as per their desire.

Disney’s The Lion King

Disney’s popular The Lion King is set to be performed in the region for the first time at Yas Island’s state-of-the-art indoor entertainment venue, Etihad Arena, starting from November 16 to December 10. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the visually stunning musical adaptation of the Disney animated feature film, which has been performed in front of millions worldwide across 100 cities.

To coincide with this magnificent spectacle, Yas Island is offering packages which include a hotel stay with breakfast for two coupled with two tickets to attend the captivating show. Starting at AED 863 per package per night, it includes a hotel stay with breakfast for two coupled with two tickets to Disney’s The Lion King.

Grand Prix Package 2022

Another big event lined up in the last quarter of the year at the Yas Island is the gripping F1 Grand Prix that will be returning to Yas Island and the destination is offering race fans several accommodation packages to choose from while watching their favourite drivers race. These packages encompass tickets to the Formula 1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit from November 17-20, along with a minimum stay of 4 nights at a selection of Yas Island’s portfolio of hotels, starting from AED 10,520 per person for 4 nights including three-day Grand Prix access tickets.

As part of the package, guests will receive tickets allowing them access to the North Straight Grandstand, and can expect fast-paced action, with practice sessions on the first day, qualifying runs on the second day and the exhilarating final race day on the third day, crowning the winner of the 2022 season. Depending on ticket category, guests will have access to several food and refreshment offerings, F1 merchandise available to purchase and a vast range of live entertainment.

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