More than 150 events will take place across the emirate over the next six months
Experience Abu Dhabi has teamed up with artist, songwriter and producer Will.I.Am to unveil the UAE capital's biggest events season to date, running throughout the cooler months of autumn and winter, peak season in the country.
Details of the Abu Dhabi Calendar were revealed by Will.I.Am and HE Saleh Al Geziry, director-general of Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism (pictured).
Highlights include the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix concerts headlined by Ava Max, Tiësto and Foo Fighters; NBA and UFC events, and the Middle East debut of Broadway’s Hamilton.
Scheduled to run in January 2024 at the Etihad Arena, the production team has announced an additional week of shows due to popular demand.
There'll also be a variety of musical performances, from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Brian Tyler to Arabian superstar Nancy Ajram.
Foodies can indulge in the region’s first Michelin Food Festival along with the return of Taste of Abu Dhabi, MENA’s 50 Best Restaurants and Abu Dhabi Culinary Season.
In addition, the calendar’s cultural programming, museum exhibitions and educational initiatives shine a light on the UAE’s rich history and heritage, with a diverse offering of visual and performing arts activities.
The new season will also feature the return of annual book festivals, Al Ain Book Festival and Al Dhafra Book Festival, which serve as celebrations of Emirati literature, providing opportunities to connect with local writers, publishers and artists.
For more information, visit www.visitabudhabi.ae/en/events