10 Awesome reasons why you shouldn't miss Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2016

Published July 3rd, 2016 - 07:32 GMT
There are too many good reasons why you can't miss it! (File photo)
There are too many good reasons why you can't miss it! (File photo)
This summer, fun- and adventure-seekers definitely need to have Abu Dhabi on their list.
With an action-packed line up filled with events that cater to the whole family, Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2016 is the best way to beat the heat and spread the fun across summer vacation days in the emirate.
Not yet convinced? Here are 10 reasons why you can’t miss out on Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2016:

1. Because dinosaurs are coming back to life…

A thrilling experience made for adventurers-at-heart, you’ll walk in the footsteps of the biggest prehistoric dinosaurs, engage with them and even feed them in a performance like no other. One of the ‘UK’s Top Ten Dinosaur Attractions’, the epic ‘Dinosaur Zoo Live’ is coming to Abu Dhabi this summer with equal parts fun and education for both kids and adults.

2. Because the biggest superstars will shine on the capital’s biggest stages…

Celebrate Eid this year with a night full of cheer and sing-along. Be there for the "Queen of the Stage" and Lebanese international sensation Myriam Fares, who will headline the Eid main concert. And to perfect the night, Iraqi all-time favourite Waleed El Shami will take the stage to keep the adrenaline pumping with some of his best tunes.

3. Because laughter is going to be heard from far, far away…

With a very busy comedy calendar this summer, get ready to laugh your heart out across Abu Dhabi emirate - in both English and Arabic! ‘Heart for Sale,’ the latest theatrical masterpiece from GCC fan-favourite Tarek Al Ali, will surely leave you laughing for days on end.

And for the first time ever, Abu Dhabi welcomes both the Kapil Sharma Comedy Show and Marlon Wayans’ hilarious stand-up comedy show. For Arabic comedy fans, free your calendars for the Arab Comedy Festival that will feature a stellar line up of Arab comedians, including Emirati Taim Al Falasi, the Saudi Trio of Fadi Al Shehri, Ibrahim Saleh and Ibrahim Khairallah, alongside Rajae Qawas, Darine Al Bayed and Fahad Al Butairi. 

4. Because there’s endless fun for the kids…

This summer, Abu Dhabi plays host to household favourites including Dora the Explorer, Spongebob SquarePants and Shaun the Sheep in shows that are sure to keep the youngest members of our community entertained. Interactive playing experiences with Kitchen Mission, Championsheep and Tasali are also on offer for families to beat the heat - and with so many new activities for the kids to try, their dream summer vacations can finally come true!

5. Because you get to say "Hello Kitty"…

Be part of the world premiere of Hello Kitty Live - Fashion & Friends, which will take place in Abu Dhabi this summer! A truly interactive show of the popular character where kids will get to enter the world of Hello Kitty and enjoy a fun-packed story that brings with it the values of friendship, creativity, respect for nature and a love of learning!

6. Because illusion tricks will make you question what you see…

Ever questioned your eyes before? We can almost guarantee it when you attend Jamie Raven’s Illusion Show this summer, who has picked Abu Dhabi as his exclusive destination in the Middle East for his first-ever world tour. It’s an eye-opening performance that will surprise you, family and friends out of your seats! 

7. Because all of Abu Dhabi ‘thumakda’…

Bollywood fans are the big winners this summer in Abu Dhabi, with a stellar list of on-screen favourites set to get audiences across the emirate off their seats and on the dance floor.

 Bollywood superstar Shaan will perform live in concert along with top musicians and vocalists, followed by an Abu Dhabi first: ‘Bollywood in the Capital’, a musical extravaganza that will feature the best of Bollywood.

Vishal and Shekhar, Farhan Akhtar and India’s beloved trio of Shankar, Ehsan and Loy are set to play sensational tunes across the capital, Al Ain and Al Gharbia. Everyone is welcome! 

8. Because your creativity roams free…

This summer, Abu Dhabi will host a distinct platform of creativity, innovation and entertainment with ‘The District’. Youth aged 14 to 22 will to embark on a journey full of inspiring and educational activities across entertainment, technology, fashion, health, science, nutrition, sustainability and more. Featuring a custom-designed and activity-packed park, alley, dome, street and block, ‘The District’ allows all to discover new skills and hidden talents.

9. Because the adrenaline keeps pumping…

Unforgettable tricks, breath-taking acts, flame-wielding fire spinners and astounding contortionists, trapeze artists and daredevil motorcyclists will all capture your breath at the amazing Cirque Adrenaline: a captivating performance for the entire family! 

10. And most importantly, because Abu Dhabi Summer Season was created with one goal in mind: fun for all!


For more information about timings and tickets, visit: www.abudhabisummerseason.ae

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