10 Best Things To Do In Abu Dhabi This June

The city offers numerous opportunities to explore its vibrant spirit, from Eid Al-Adha celebrations to fantastic staycation deals

by Priyanka Fernandes
10 Best Things To Do In Abu Dhabi This June

As June unfolds, Abu Dhabi becomes a bustling hub of activity, presenting an exciting array of experiences for locals and tourists. The city offers numerous opportunities to explore its vibrant spirit, from Eid Al-Adha celebrations to fantastic staycation deals and captivating musical entertainment. Let’s delve into the top ten things to do in Abu Dhabi this June, ensuring adventure, culture, and excitement at every turn.

1. Ride Beyond The Sunset

Join the thrilling ‘Ride Beyond The Sunset’ series in Abu Dhabi. This series ignites the love for sports, with running, cycling, swimming, and skating against a sunset backdrop. Connecting athletes of all levels, it celebrates active living and adventure. Winners earn AED 60,000 and podium medals, while all participants receive a T-shirt and medal.

Where: Al Hudayriyat Cycle Track
When: 8th June from 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost: AED 60

2. Summer Kids Camp

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Summer camps help kids build social skills, stay active, and develop independence in a supportive environment, fostering creativity, nature appreciation, and personal growth. Join the Summer Kids Camp in Abu Dhabi  for ages 3 to 12, offering exploration, learning, and fun. Engage in experiential learning on sustainability, culinary arts, creativity, well-being, and exploration. Register by 20th June for an exclusive gift and 10% savings.

Where: Emirates Palace
When: 1st June to 30th September from 10 am to 5 pm
Cost: AED 385

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3. Sister Act The Musical

Don’t miss Sister Act, The Musical in Abu Dhabi this June, a vibrant celebration of sisterhood with infectious energy and harmony. Presented by the Abu Dhabi Choral Group (ADCG), known for musical excellence, this marks their 4th collaboration with The Arts Center, following hits like Footloose! and Little Shop of Horrors. Established in 1977, ADCG brings diverse talents and nationalities together in over 75 shows.

Where: The Red Theatre-The Arts Centre at NYU Abu Dhabi
When: 6th and 7th June at 7:30 pm and 8th June at 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 52.50

4. Matilda The Musical

Experience the enchanting Matilda The Musical at Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena, Yas Island. From the Royal Shakespeare Company and inspired by Roald Dahl’s beloved book, this award-winning production boasts a captivating storyline and original songs by Tim Minchin. Join Matilda on her courageous journey as she defies the odds and shapes her destiny with imagination and determination.

Where:  Etihad Arena, Yas Island
When: 19th June to 23rd June from 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 150

5. Monster Jam


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Get ready for another adrenaline-fueled weekend as Monster Jam returns to Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena from 8th to 9th June 2024, following its thrilling success last year. Experience the excitement of 5,500kg monster trucks competing in racing, two-wheeled skills, and freestyle divisions, with fans getting to vote live after each stunt. Don’t miss the pre-show Pit Party for an up-close encounter with the trucks and drivers at an additional AED 50.

Where: Etihad Arena, Yas Island
When: 8th to 9th June from 10 am to 10 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 145

6. Emirati Ladies’ Night


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Experience an exquisite Emirati Ladies’ Night at Episodes in Abu Dhabi, where leisure, elegance, and sophistication converge for the ultimate evening with your girl gang. Indulge in premium pastries, dates, and decadent chocolate bon bons with free-flowing teas and coffees. Choose from the regular set menu for AED 190 per person or the golden experience set menu for AED 290 per person.

Where: Emirates Palace
When: 1st June to 30th September, every Wednesday from 7 pm to 10 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 190

7. Eid At The House of Artisans 

Witness an Eid celebration at the House of Artisans, where the Abu Dhabi community comes together in unity, generosity, and cultural pride. Guests can partake in the joy of Eidiya exchange, traditional fwala, artistic performances, community engagement, and culinary delights, fostering togetherness and creating lasting memories.

Where: Qasr Al Hosn
When: 16th June to 18th June from 10 am to 7 pm
Cost: AED 30 general admission

8. Eid At Ferrari World

Indulge in the ultimate Eid Al Adha celebration at Ferrari World Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from 17th to 20th June. Gather your friends and family for a day filled with fascinating traditions, including captivating performances by Ayala dancers, henna art in a serene green setting, vibrant face painting, and timeless Arabic calligraphy meticulously engraved with your names. Experience an unforgettable experience of joy and cultural richness at Ferrari World Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

Where: Ferrari World Yas Island
When: 17th June to 20th June from 10 am to 7 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 345 for adults

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9. Eid-Al Adha Fireworks Display 

Eid-Al Adha Fireworks Display 
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Experience a spectacular celebration of Eid-Al Adha under the stars in Abu Dhabi. Witness the night sky come alive in a breathtaking variety of colours and lights at the Abu Dhabi Corniche at 9:00 pm for 5 minutes, Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain at 9:00 pm for 5 minutes, and Public Park/Madinat Zayed/Al Marfa in Al Dhafra at 9:00 pm for 5 minutes.

Where: Multiple Locations
When: 17th June from 9 pm to 9:05 pm
Cost: No entry

10. Yas Plaza Hotels


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Yas Plaza Hotels returns with the “Kids Go Free” offer until 30th September, guaranteeing an unforgettable family getaway on Yas Island. With six premier hotels that include Crowne Plaza Yas Island, Radisson Blu Yas Island, Yas Island Rotana, Park Inn by Radisson, Centro Yas Island, and Staybridge Suites Yas Island, Yas Plaza Hotels offers diverse accommodation options. With rates starting at AED 895++ for 4-star hotels and AED 795++ for 3-star hotels, guests enjoy a 20% discount on food and beverage, complimentary Wi-Fi, and exclusive beach access. Plus, kids under 12 stay, dine, and access theme parks for free with a minimum two-night stay.

Where: Yas Island
When: Until September (Kids go free offer)
Cost: Starts at AED 795

 From thrilling sports events like ‘Ride Beyond The Sunset’ to enchanting musical performances such as ‘Sister Act The Musical’ and ‘Matilda The Musical,’ there are many things to do in Abu Dhabi for everyone to enjoy. And for those seeking a memorable getaway, Yas Plaza Hotels offers unbeatable value with their “Kids Go Free” offer. Embrace the spirit of adventure, culture, and excitement this June in Abu Dhabi.

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