Abu Dhabi Events & Annual Festivals
Abu Dhabi, also a shoppers paradise, hosts plenty of fantastic events and festivals through out the year. The biggest shopping extravaganza is the Abu Dhabi Shopping Festival that is one of the most exciting events held in the city. Abu Dhabi also hosts the Formula 1 Grand Prix one of the biggest motor shows in the world. Al Ain International Music Festival is also one of the most popular festivals and events in Abu Dhabi along with the Abu Dhabi International Jewellery and Watch Show. The Marine Sports Festival is not only exciting, but also a leading Formula 1 boat race. These wonderful events and festivals attract thousands of visitors from around the world each year.
Abu Dhabi Art is an innovative new platform for modern and contemporary art.
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival was established to showcases works by Arab film-makers alongside those by major talents of world cinema.
The Abu Dhabi Golf Championship is usually held in the month of January every year.
The Abu Dhabi Jazz Festival offers full entertainment of dance and music.
One of the fastest growing book fair in the Middle East, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is becoming the largest bookstore in the region with 482 exhibitors from 42 countries.
Abu Dhabi international chess championship is usually held during May and is organized by Abu Dhabi Chess Club.
The Abu Dhabi International Jewellery and Watch Show (ADIJEX) attracts a plenty of visitors, buyers and sellers every year from all across the globe.
The Abu Dhabi International Motor Show is held International Exhibition Center and is a biennial event and quite a glitzy extravaganza.
The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) is one of the most important events to be held in the Gulf region.
It is a three week extravaganza of Arabian contemporary classical music, art exhibitions, opera, workshops and educational programmes scattered across the city.
Al Ain Aerobatic Show invites participants from across the globe who showcase their flying skills along with sky-high spectacular stunts.
The Al Ain International Music Festival is an annual affair usually held held in the first quarter of the year and hosted by the city of Al Ain in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, at the Yas Marina Circuit, is the final race of the Formula One season.
The International Fine Art and Antiques Fair offers unique opportunity to watch and buy some of the world's most exquisite and rare antiques and pieces of fine art.
The Abu Dhabi Shopping Festival is the perfect event for shoppers with plenty of interesting deals and bargains on offer.
The Red Bull Air Race Series stages spectacular stunt-flying competitions across the world.
The Abu Dhabi Cycling Race of Champions is usually held in November and is sanctioned by the UCI (Union Cycling International) Pro Tour.