8 Best Things To Do In Abu Dhabi This Month

Make the most of your time with our curated guide to the top things to do in Abu Dhabi

by Priyanka Fernandes
8 Best Things To Do In Abu Dhabi This Month

Discover the best events and activities to enjoy in Abu Dhabi this month. From cultural festivals and art exhibitions to thrilling adventures and culinary delights, Abu Dhabi offers diverse experiences to explore and enjoy. Whether a resident or a visitor, dive into the city’s vibrant scene and make the most of your time with our curated guide to the top things to do in Abu Dhabi.

1. USA Basketball Showcase Abu Dhabi


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The USA Basketball Men’s National Team will host the national teams of Australia and Serbia at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on July 15 and 17 as part of the six-game USA Basketball Showcase in 2024. The national teams of Australia and Serbia will compete in a match scheduled for 16th July.

Where: Etihad Arena – Yas Island
When: 15th July to 17th July from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Cost: AED 85

2. Summer Camp Ecole Ducasse

This summer, children can experience the world of French pastry and culinary delights at École Ducasse Abu Dhabi Studio. Expert chefs will guide them through interactive kitchen experiences, promoting independence and confidence. Activities include cookie making, magical pies, French cupcakes, choux pastries, Emirati sweets, pizza parties, travel cakes, and culinary specialities from France, the Emirates, and Italy.

Where: Ecole Ducasse Abu Dhabi Studio
When: Until 23rd August from 3 pm to 5 pm
Cost: AED 630

3. Art Therapy With Bliss Now Wellness


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Experience transformative art therapy with artist and instructor Zaahirah Muthy at Bliss Now Wellness Hub in Abu Dhabi. This program deepens connections with the inner self and envisions a future through themed art sessions, encouraging collective and individual expression while ensuring confidentiality. Art materials and canvas provided; take your artwork home with you, regardless of prior artistic skills. The program also includes wellness facilities and sound meditation for personal discovery.

Where: Al Raha Beach Hotel
When: 16th July from 10 am to 12 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 440

4. Fables From East And West


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Fables from East and West explore the evolution of the animal fable genre, which originated in India and Greece and was developed further by Ibn al-Muqaffa and Aesop. Presented with Bibliothèque nationale de France and France Muséums, the exhibition features illustrated manuscripts and contemporary works, highlighting its cultural adaptation over time.

Where: Louvre Abu Dhabi
When: Until 14th July from 10 am to 6 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 60

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5. Celebrate World Chocolate Day At Parker’s

World Chocolate Day, celebrated annually on 7th July, is a delightful occasion to savour grandeur. Make this day special by indulging in a legendary Matilda chocolate cake slice. You can find this delectable treat at Parker’s UAE in Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi. This extraordinary cake celebrates chocolate, featuring layer upon layer of rich, decadent chocolate goodness. It’s a confection that would undoubtedly earn the admiration of even the fictional character Bruce Bogtrotter from the beloved story.

Where: Umm Al Emarat Park – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates
When: 7th July from 8 am to 11:30 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 87

6. Liwa Festival

The 20th edition of the annual Liwa Festival is here again, celebrating Emirati legacy with a focus on dates and local produce. The festival highlights farmers in the Al Dhafra region, featuring competitions for the most outstanding fruit basket, the heaviest date branch, and the title of the best” “date grower”. Visiting the Liwa Festival in Abu Dhabi offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Emirati heritage and culture.

Where: Liwa City, Al Dhafrah.
When: 15th July to 28th July
Cost: Free Entry

7. New Bounce At Forsan Central


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BOUNCE opens a thrilling new venue at Forsan Central Mall in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, promising an exhilarating experience like never before. Spanning 3,500 square metres, the park offers over 25 activities, including the all-new “Drop Zone” with nine slides and the X-Run, a 36-meter obstacle course suspended seven meters above ground. Younger guests can enjoy the mini bounce Zone, featuring mini trampolines, a ball pit, and a mini-challenge course designed just for them.

Where: Forsan Central Mall 1F, Abu Dhabi
When: 11th July 2024 from 2 pm to 5 pm
Cost: Starts at AED 80

8. Fouquet’s Bastille Day Brunch


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Celebrate Bastille Day this July at Fouquet’s Abu Dhabi and indulge in a five-course brunch showcasing the finest French cuisine. Held under the iconic dome of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the elegant setting sets the stage for a culinary journey, starting with luxurious gravlax salmon and ending with Chef Hugo Sipp’s bespoke Bastille Day macaron. Enhance each course with French beverages and bubbly, and enjoy the chance to win exclusive prizes, making it a memorable celebration for French families and anyone passionate about exquisite dining experiences.

Where:  Louvre Abu Dhabi
When:  14th July from 12 pm to 5 pm
Cost: AED 365 brunch of five courses.

Whether you are captivated by its world-class events, stunning landmarks, or vibrant entertainment options, Abu Dhabi guarantees an unforgettable experience. Embrace the city’s diverse charm and make the most of your time exploring the best events and activities it offers this month.

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