6 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend
On your marks, get set… it’s a busy weekend in the city with both the Red Bull Air Race and The Color Run racing into town. Relax on the lawns with a picnic brunch, enjoy live Friday night music from Angel and The Band at Iris or spend your weekend with thanks to the Bavarian Monks exploring specialty beverages and bratwurst at the inaugural Bavarian Strong Brew Fest.
The Color Run
If you’ve been vowing to get fit or at least embark on a healthier lifestyle, The Color Run is the perfect solution to kick off your good habits in a fun way. Make your way around the 5km course’s five colour stations at your own pace – a colourful morning out is guaranteed.
When: 7am, March 12
Where: Yas Marina Circuit
Bavarian Strong Brew Fest
The Brew Fest is now a great tradition in Bavaria across the months of February and March, all thanks to the Bavarian Monks who needed to find a way to keep their strength up during the 40 day fasting period of Lent. Join the first Abu Dhabi festival of its kind this weekend where you can enjoy live music, taste a variety of specialty hops and indulge with a Bratwurst or two.
When: March 10 to 12
Where: Sheraton Abu Dhabi
Price: AED 160 per person per day including unlimited food
Contact: +9712 677 3333
Red Bull Air Race
The high speed, low altitude spectacle that is the Red Bull Air Race returns to Abu Dhabi for the ninth time this weekend. Watch all the action from one of the vantage
points along the Corniche or grab official hospitality tickets to spend the afternoon in a little more comfort at Hiltonia Beach Club.
When: 12pm, March 11 and 12
Where: Abu Dhabi Corniche
Angel and the Band at Iris
With crowd pleasing favourites from Stevie Wonder to Sam Smith, the popular Angel and the Band are bringing their sounds to Iris Yas Island every Friday night. Sit back, relax and enjoy the view with good friends, good food and some cheeky signature beverages.
When: from 9pm, every Friday
Where: Iris Yas Island
Contact: +97155 160 5636
Book tickets to Kevin Hart’s ‘What Now?’ gig
For one night only American comedian and actor Kevin Hart is bringing his international tour to Abu Dhabi. Grab your tickets now to catch him live in April.
When: Friday, April 1
Where: Du Arena, Yas Island
Price: From AED395
Picnic at the Westin
While the weather is still cool enough to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, why not try a picnic brunch outdoors? Relax on the lawns of The Westin with a fully catered picnic basket and not forgetting to take advantage of a leisurely post lunch dip in the pool.
When: 10am to 4pm, every Saturday
Where: The Westin Lawn
Price: AED 355 including picnic basket for two adults and two kids and pool access
Contact: +9712 616 9999