Monthly Archives: November 2017

Yas Mall Races Ahead With Amazing Black & White Weekend Sale From 23-26 November

Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, will launch its Black & White Weekend Sale, from Thursday 23 November to Sunday 26 November. Inspired by the global sale event ‘Black Friday’, Yas Mall’s array of international retailers will offer discounts of up to 90%, helping visitors shop at great deals, including House of Fraser, Debenhams, the One, Home Centre, E- Max, plus many more.

With the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix happening at the same time and as the only mall in the world set against the backdrop of a Formula 1 track, Yas Mall will celebrate the motor race championship in style. Yas Mall will be transformed with amazing roaming entertainment in black and white and checkered flags will line the boulevards, making it the perfect shopping pit-stop. For that picture-perfect Instagram moment, everyone can recreate the buzz of the race with Yas Mall’s F1 starting line arch, chequered flags and life-size F1 Helmets. You may even catch some race car drivers roaming around between races!

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Grand Opening Of The Walk At Al Seef A Huge Success

The grand opening of The Walk at Al Seef was a huge success with thousands of guests attending the launch weekend from November 16-18, 2017.

Identified as a hidden gem in the capital, The Walk at Al Seef was completely transformed into a European winter market for the three-day festival, with pop-up stalls organised by La Loupe, a local retail collective, and live music performances along the walkways.

The Walk at Al Seef was officially inaugurated by His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman, Department of Culture and Tourism, in the presence of Nehme Darwiche, Chairman at Darwiche Worldwide Legacy – the resort manager, and Angus Woodhead, General Manager of Al Seef Retail – owners of the property. The festival kicked off following the ribbon cutting ceremony, the setting for which was arranged by Oleander Flower Shop based in Al Seef Village Mall.


The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi December Promotions And Events Listings

55&5th, The Grill

Jazz Dinner

Head to the terrace of the Manhattan-style fine-dining venue for aperitifs and nibbles, followed by a flavorful four-course Spanish meal paired with Torres grape.

DATE: 12 December 2017

TIME: 7pm onwards

PRICE: AED 295+++ per person

Steak and Oysters

A choice of one fillet, striploin or rib-eye steak paired with a selection of oysters. A side dish is included.

DATE: Every Friday

TIME: 7pm to 11pm

PRICE+++: AED 230 inclusive of local water. Oysters priced separately – AED 300 for three; AED 350 for six; AED 450 for 12.

Grill night

For all the meat lovers out there! Select your cut of meat, 700g of T-bone, côte de bœuf or Chateaubriand, cooked to your preference and served with side dishes and sensational sauces.

DATE: Every Tuesday and Wednesday

TIME: 7pm to 10.30pm

PRICE+++: AED 600 per person


Yas Marina Circuit Reveals Fewer Than 1,000 #ABUDHABIGP GRANDSTAND Tickets Remaining

 Organisers are urging people to hurry if they wish to guarantee a place at the region’s biggest and best sporting entertainment weekend, revealing there are fewer than 1,000 tickets remaining for this week’s 2017 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX.

Due to popular demand, promoters recently launched a limited number of Friday-only Abu Dhabi Hill tickets, but Yas Marina Circuit has revealed that these are expected to sell out in the next 48 hours.

There are only a few opportunities left to enjoy the spectacle of the F1® season finale, with Main, North two-day, Marina three-day and all West Grandstand tickets completely sold out.


For more information on tickets to the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, please call +971 2 659 9800 or visit

Abu Dhabi Festival Celebrates 100 Years Of ‘La Cumparsita’

Under the patronage of H.E. Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance, and ahead of the official launch of the Abu Dhabi Festival 2018 headline programme, Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) presents The Centenary of ‘La Cumparsita,’ a celebratory concert marking 100 years of the anthem of the tangos. Taking place on 23 November 2017, the Arab World Premiere performance is presented in partnership with the Embassy of Uruguay and in association with The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Performed by the iconic Uruguayan bandoneònist Hector Ulises Passarella and his band, the evening will celebrate the definitive anthem of the tangos reaching its 100th anniversary and the instrument’s expressive and powerful sound – demonstrating why it is synonymous with the passionate tango. A programme of iconic works including contemporary and traditional tangos, as well as innovative arrangements of pieces by Chopin and Bach, will showcase the diversity of the artform and the instrument.

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Triple H Vs. Roman Reigns To Headline Newly-Added WWE® Live Event On Friday, December 8

WWE’s family-friendly action will continue for a second consecutive night in Abu Dhabi with a newly-added event on Friday, December 8 at Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium featuring Triple H vs. Roman Reigns in the main event. Tickets will be available today, Wednesday, November 15, starting at 12pm GST via and UAE Exchange outlets.

Friday’s event will also feature, for the first time ever, a RAW Tag Team Championship Steel Cage Match featuringCesaro™ and Sheamus™ vs. Dean Ambrose™ and Seth Rollins™. 

Tickets are also still available for Thursday, December 7, which will now feature a WWE Women’s Championship Match between Alexa Bliss™ and Sasha Banks™.

WWE Superstars scheduled to appear at both events include Roman Reigns™, Seth Rollins™, Dean Ambrose™, Braun Strowman™, Bray Wyatt™, Finn Bálor™, Kane™, Samoa Joe™, Cesaro™ and Sheamus™, among others.*

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J. Cole To Perform Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Friday 24th November

Yas Marina Circuit and FLASH Entertainment today revealed that hip-hop star J. Cole will replace Kendrick Lamar for the Yasalam After-Race Concert on Friday 24th November.

Due to circumstances beyond the promoters’ control, Lamar won’t be performing due to personal reasons and J. Cole has been lined up to join the internationally-renowned DJ Calvin Harris playing Thursday 23rd November, UK-based rockers Mumford & Sons playing Saturday 25th November, with global icon P!NK closing out the weekend on Sunday 26th November.

The platinum listed, hip-hop producer and recording artist, and Grammy nominee J. Cole promises to set the du Arena crowd alight with tracks including those from his latest album ‘4 Your Eyez Only’, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum in April 2017.

For those wishing to upgrade their race weekend experience, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday ‘Golden Circle’ Upgrades are still available for the Yasalam After-Race Concerts, starting from AED 195. Offering best access experience to the star-studded concerts, the upgrades are available to buy now at, however, race goers need to act fast to enjoy this unique offer.


Family Fun Festival At The Walk At Al Seef, November 16-18

The grand opening of The Walk at Al Seef will kick off with a three-day festival starting from November 16, 2017 and guarantees to be a fun weekend for families in the Capital. The urban lifestyle destination will completely transform into a European winter market with pop-up stalls organised by La Loupe, a local retail collective, with music playing throughout the promenade.

For three full days, The Walk will be home to a wide range of free activities for all. Children can enjoy two exciting water games at the pool while the weather still allows it. There will be several water scooters and fun balls available for the little guests to enjoy. Meanwhile the grown-ups can take part in complimentary demo classes organised by resident health clubs and fitness centres at Al Seef Village, including the newly opened Sweat UAE located at the entrance of The Walk.

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Timings: Thursday, 6pm until 11pm; Friday – Saturday, 3pm until 11pm

Price: Free entry

Location: The Walk at Al Seef, Abu Dhabi

Contact: 02 448 8886 or email

Yas Marina Circuit Announces Many Popular Ticket Categories For Season Finale Already Sold Out

 The 2017 Drivers’ Championship may have been wrapped up thanks to Lewis Hamilton’s determined performance in Mexico, but Yas Marina Circuit is still guaranteed to be yet another successful weekend of sport and entertainment.

With Hamilton’s title in the bag, attention now switches to the fight for second and third place; Germany’s Sebastian Vettel and Finland’s Valtteri Bottas, who drive for Ferrari and Mercedes respectively, will be locked in an on-track duel around Yas Marina Circuit.

As a result, organisers have revealed that many ticket categories have already sold out, with more expected to follow in the coming weeks until race weekend, and are urging race goers to purchase soon or risk missing out.


Tickets are still available online at and through the Yas Marina Circuit Call Centre (800 927) or +971 (0) 2 659 9800, as well as through all Etihad Shops and Virgin Megastores.

Careem | Tis the Abu Dhabi Season!

From food festivals to the grand opening of the coveted Louvre Abu Dhabi, Careem has the low-down on what’s happening in the Capital this month! November is filled with exciting events to watch out for and we’re also including the major highlight of the year, the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Here’s the scoop for you together with some awesome discounts to get you to and from the locations:

Taste of Abu Dhabi

A food lover’s dream come true! The Capital’s favorite food, music and drink festival is back and it’s tastier than ever. The festival includes a delightful lineup of Abu Dhabi’s top restaurants, international and local brands, celebrity chefs and cooking features friends and family can enjoy.

Careem is offering 20% off 2 rides to and from du Arena, Yas Island. Enter the Promo Code TOAD when you book a ride to Taste of Abu Dhabi.


Tickets start from AED 65 and kids under 12 go for free. If you’re travelling with kids under 4 years, don’t forget to select Careem Kids where every car comes with a pre-installed child car seat.

Location: du Arena, Yas Island

Dates: November 9-11