Diwali on Yas
Celebrate the Festival of Lights on Yas Island with a lineup of spectacular events. From unique dining experiences by celebrity guest Chefs Ranveer Brar and Vineet Bhatia, a shopping festival at Yas Mall to a concert by the legendary AR Rahman, Yas Island is all set to welcome you for extraordinary Diwali celebrations.
8 Upcoming Events
W Abu Dhabi Yas Island
MICHELIN STAR CHEF VINEET BHATIA POP-UP AT ANGAR
Pull up to the laid back restaurant Angar to experience an a la carte menu curated by celebrity chef, restaurateur, author and the first Indian chef to be awarded a Michelin star for Indian cuisine, Vineet Bhatia. His culinary vision has transformed Indian cuisine, taking it to new heights and placing it on the world platform with a modern and creative twist, making him one of the most respected and recognised names in the industry consequently being named in top 100 global Indians. Pass by 28th or 29th of October to see if you can get a glimpse of the celebrity chef
24 - 29 October 12.30PM- 3.30PM 6PM - 11PM
AR RAHMAN LIVE
A true music legend and winner of multiple Academy and Grammy awards, AR Rahman is coming to Abu Dhabi to perform at the Etihad Arena for the very first time. Creating a magical musical evening with desi, folk, sufi and Indian pop, AR Rahman aims to showcase one of the biggest Bollywood music spectacles on 29th October 2022.
Saturday, 29th October 2022
Yas Plaza Hotels
Chef Ranveer Brar
Celebrate Diwali with lip-smacking Indian flavours, plated for you by our guest celebrity chef, Ranveer Brar. Ranveer will be hosting an exclusive Chef's table for 3 back-to-back days at Rangoli, Rotana Yas Island followed by a Meet & Greet for the fans with his new cookbook at Filini Garden, Radisson Blu Yas Island. If you love desi flavours, this is your chance to taste the best!
29 - 30 October 4pm - 6pm
Yas Bay Waterfront Vibrant Celebrations
Yas Bay Waterfront, Abu Dhabi’s vibrant dining and nightlife destination is set to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with a selection of exhilarating entertainment, musical performances and exciting events starting from October 24 – 29, 2022. Guests are invited to don their festive attire and enjoy the highly anticipated concert by award-winning composer and singer, A.R Rahman at Etihad Arena on October 29
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Diwali Show 3D Light Show & BBQ @ Capila Pool Bar & Grill
Diwali themed light projection of art across the façade of the hotel. This show to run over two days and will be complimented with Bhangra dance performances, and other traditional shows around our poolside Capila Bar & Grill restaurant. Enjoy a spread of tandoori and tika meats and paneer freshly grilled, naan, make your own chaat from a wide selection of spices, chutneys and fragrant sauces. End the feast with decadent Indian desserts. Try the traditional Masala chai served at the bike and Indian themed beverages. Kid corner with special activities available throughout the night.
29-30 October - Time 19:00 - 22:00
Diwali Shopping Festival - Spend & Win
Add more sparkle to your Diwali celebrations with amazing winnings when you shop at Yas Mall. Spend just AED 300 and you could be one of three winners to take home fabulous prizes. Our 1st Winner will be announced on 24th October and gets to enjoy a 2-night stay at W Hotel with breakfast for 2, dinner for 2 at the Vineet Bhatia pop-up restaurant at W Hotel, tickets to the AR Rahman Concert and 200,000 Darna Points worth AED 10,000.
18 October - 6 November
Yas Marina Circuit
Enjoy Diablito's Indian Paella with special recipe for Diwali including raita sauce, paella vegetables and rice with curry. Discover also our special tandoori chicken pizza, using Indian spices. Available from Monday 24 until Sunday 30 October. Only 50 AED
24 October - 30 October
Yas Plaza Hotels
DJ Aqeel & Akhtar
What's Diwali without dancing to the good old tunes from the '90s? Head to Stills Yas Island and dance all night long with DJ Aqeel and Akhtar as they leave you humming and dancing to all the 90's remixes.
4 November - 8pm onwards