Yas Island announces programme for Eid celebrations

Yas Island

Yas Island in Abu Dhabi has unveiled an exciting programme of events taking place across the island this Eid Al Fitr.

Visitors to the island can marvel at a three-day fireworks spectacle or enjoy 24-hour celebrations at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Mall, with activities for everyone during the holiday.

“We’re delighted to extend this year’s celebrations to last all three days of Eid Al Fitr for the first time,” remarked general manager, Yas Experiences, Marina Cipriano. “With the added entertainment activities and shows around the Island, extended operating hours of key attractions, and of course, festive fireworks every evening, we’ve made sure there’s something for all members of the family to enjoy this Eid on Yas Island.”

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The fireworks show will kick off at 21:00 each evening during the celebrations, with the best views offered from the Yas Marina promenade or onboard a traditional show with Captain Tony’s Eid Fireworks Fun Cruise.

Families can head to Yas Marina from 19:00 to enjoy a selection of engaging carnival games and explore the night market. Visitors can also enjoy the festive atmosphere in air-conditioned comfort from one of Yas Marina’s many restaurant terraces.

Meanwhile, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be operating its state-of-the-art theme park for 24 hours on June 15. The renowned 24-Hour Rollercoaster Rally will return to the thrilling entertainment destination, featuring shows, games and DJ music inspired from the iconic decades of the 50s through to the 90s.

Celebrating Eid Al Fitr with a giant splash, Yas Waterworld will open a new attraction that’s a first for the UAE – Cinesplash. The all-new 5D water adventure will take guests on an interactive journey that simulates effects including spraying water, water explosions, rain, waterfalls and much more.

Visitors wishing to enjoy some retail therapy can make their way to Yas Mall’s 24-hour MEGA sale, with more than 300 stores open around the clock on June 15, offering a combination of special offers, contests and activities. The sale is set to begin at 10:00 on the first day of Eid until 10:00 the following day, with special hourly deals to watch out for after midnight. Shoppers will also be able to enter a draw to win a Tesla Model-X.