The Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held at Yas Marina Circuit from 27-29 November and if you’re one of the lucky travellers en route to to the Emirates at the end of the month, there’s a lot of fun to be had among the dust, fumes, glitz and glamour of this exciting event.
There’s a fantastic entertainment programme on offer, including exhibitions, games and family-based activities and after-race concerts.
Family fun at the Oasis Entertainment Areas: The Oasis areas next to each grandstand will be packed with daily entertainment for the whole family during the Grand Prix, together with official merchandise outlets, and food and beverage units to keep you refreshed.
Exclusive Pit Lane walks for ticket holders: Here’s an unmissable opportunity for F1 fans. Ticket holders can watch the teams up-close on Thursday afternoon’s Public Pit Lane walk. In addition, Formula One Paddock Club ticket holders will be offered their own privilleged pit lane timings, while Marsa Box ticketholders will receive an exclusive support Races Pit lane walk on Thursday afternoon.
After-Race Concerts: The all-star line-up includes: DJ Said Mrad, Aryam, Cheb Khaled and Fares Karam, as well as global superstars Enrique Iglesias, Florence + the Machine and Blur. The concerts are exclusively for F1 ticket holders who’ll also receive a unique package of value-added benefits called Y1 Access, which includes discounts on selected FLASH events until February 2016.
Live at Yas Mall: Every afternoon throughout the race weekend, Yas Mall will have its finger on the pulse of the festival action as After-Race Concerts and Beats on the Beach artists drop by Yasalam Live at Yas Mall for unforgettable interviews, fans’ favourite performers and live music.
F1 FanZone: The world’s official F1 FanZone returns to Abu Dhabi Corniche. Experience the F1 thrills and spills. There’s plenty to keep the family and enthusiasts of all ages entertained at the world’s largest and most diverse F1 fan experience.
Beats on the Beach: The UAE’s biggest free music festival returns to the Lagoon Beach, West Plaza on the Abu Dhabi Corniche bringing the most diverse line-up of major acts to perform live in the heart of the city and delivering on the promise of ensuring something for everyone.
Pit Stop Plaza: Motorsport enthusiasts staying at Yas Island’s hotels can enjoy activities showcasing countless interactive features on their doorstep. The whole family can experience countless interactive features, fun and photo opportunities with replica racing cars at the Yas Plaza.
Yasalam Opening Parade: The race weekend kicks off in the iconic, carnival-style parade along the Abu Dhabi Corniche boardwalk with music and fancy dress costumes inspired by the big race and the worldwide host cities.
Urban Art Zone: A recent addition to the Yasalam festival, the Urban Art Zone is set to deliver a fresh level of creativity to the Corniche activities. For a slower-paced race weekend activity, visit this community-focused art zone where visitors can watch art come to life.
As well as as purchasing tickets online from Yas Marina Circuit, race fans can also download the YasHUB app from Apple and Android stores.
To get the most of out your weekend, follow #AbuDhabiGP, or click here for more information. We also hope you’ve booked a few extra days either before or after the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – see our Sawubona Abu Dhabi travel guide for some of the local highlights.