Yas Mall, the leading destination for shopping, dining and entertainment located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, is making this Eid Al Fitr a memorable entertainment and shopping experience for all members of the family. The mall is celebrating Eid Al Fitr with a range of colourful activities including a signature three-day live stage show “Jungle Cirque”, with skilled performers offering visiting families and children with a kinetic and dynamic set of acts and performances.
Eid Al Fitr will also coincide with the launch of the Yas Mall Gift Card, which will offer visitors the ultimate retail experience. Families will enjoy an easy and efficient way to select the perfect gift from a vast array of choices across hundreds of international brands and dining options, along with a range of exclusive and unique stores. The card, which can be purchased at any customer service desk around the mall, will also offer to its holders the chance to use the card for accommodation with special privileges across Yas Island’s world-class hotels.
As a prime leisure destination in the region, the mall’s line up of momentous activities for the Eid break have been designed to cater to the needs and interests of visitors of all cultures and ages, and provide remarkable experiences alongside the fantastic shopping offers. Families will enjoy the Cirque-themed shows from talented performers, with four thrilling shows from 5-9pm daily, from 7-9th July in Town Square. Kids can also enjoy a fun workshop from LEGO under the “LEGO City” theme, which will be available for kids and families across the Eid days. The international brand Hamley’s will also have a life-size Snakes and Ladders as well as a large Jigsaw Puzzle setup amongst other fun activities for children.
Saoud Khoory, Deputy General Manager at Yas Mall commented: “It is a top priority for Aldar to ensure that it continues providing events, activities, and a retail offering that meets the needs and interests of residents and visitors to the UAE. Throughout the Eid break, Yas Mall will host exciting activities and entertainment designed to meet the interests of families and visitors of all ages and nationalities. Visitors to the mall are also sure to enjoy the vast range of offerings that provide the ultimate experience in shopping, dining and entertainment.”
In the lead up to Eid, TRYANO, the unique luxury department store Mall, will host a special activation in Ramadan ahead of Eid, with the launch of its first Ramadan Fair under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Mariam Khalifa Bin Saif Al Nahyan. From the 22nd until the 25th of June from 9 PM until 1 AM, visitors will be able to experience and enjoy the spirit of this holy month through a highly anticipated event that will host a variety of talented regional and international designers. The store will also provide special activations for families throughout Eid to engage the whole family.
Throughout the Eid break, visitors to Yas Mall will also enjoy a modern array of dining venues that includes more than 60 restaurants, offering a vast mix of world cuisines such as American, Italian, Lebanese, Indian, Thai and Emirati and many more- both inside the mall and outdoors within the Cascade Dining area. Angelina Paris will also be serving a special pastry designed by Angelina’s chef for Ramadan and Eid. This creation combines the delicacy of milk chocolate, the finesse of fresh dates, and crunchy almonds and hazelnuts.
In the Capital’s largest VOX Cinemas with 4Dx technology, guests can catch the latest blockbuster releases while enjoying a 5 star dining experience with THEATRE by Rhodes and enjoy the best of fine food and film in MAX theaters. In addition, THE One, the biggest of its kind in the world, is offering visitors its latest dining style collection “In Good Taste” which puts understated elegance on the menu this summer. In addition, Samra Jewellery continues collaboration with actress and TV presenter Roaa Al Sabban to extend the Butterfly collection with kids’ jewellery line. The launch of the kids’ line will be launched in occasion of Eid Al Fitr celebrations in Samra Boutique in the Yas Mall, with Roaa making a special appearance at the mall for a meet n’greet with her fans.
Yas Mall will continue providing exceptional and engaging experiences for its diverse customer base across the GCC region in its second year and beyond through its diverse retail mix and unique events this year. Starting in August, the mall will host a variety of events and celebrations to mark regional and international cultural days; including Indian, Thai and neighboring GCC countries. On September 9th and 10th, visitors will also enjoy the Arab Comedy Festival held at Yas Mall in partnership with Flash Entertainment, which will see regional Arab comedians hosting live standup performances in the heart of the mall, including several popular names such as the Emirati figure Bin Baz and the Saudi Trio – Fadi Al Shehri, Ibrahim Saleh and Ibrahim Khairallah. The Festival will be followed by an exciting variety of family activities for Eid Al Adha.
The prime fashion event in Abu Dhabi is returning to Yas Mall in October, bringing with it an extensive mall-wide celebration of fashion and beauty, which will showcase new and exclusive collections and a host of local and international trends. Closing the year out with another magnificent New Year’s Eve celebration, Yas Mall will welcome the New Year at Yas Mall, with a spectacular mall-wide event taking place on December 31st and January 1st in which families can ring in the New Year in style.
With these grand events in store, Yas Mall has become a leading destination for families from across the region to enjoy all holidays and create special moments with each visit.
Yas Mall, where it’s all happening.
Live stage show “Jungle Cirque”
Location: Town Square
Date: 7th to 9th of July 2016
Time: 4 shows per day from 5pm onwards
- Duo Straps Aerial (These are Cirque D’Soleil performers)
- Silk (Cirque D’Soleil performers)
- Clown Explorer
- Male Acrobats
- Gymnasts/ Dancers
- African Drummer
“LEGO City” theme workshop for kids
Location: Next to Tryano and Franklin & Marshall (Level 1)
Date: 6th to 8th of July 2016
Time: 12pm onwards
Hamleys Board Games
Location: L1 next to Hamleys
Date: 9th June- 8th July 2016
Time: During Ramadan from 7pm-11pm, Eid timings to be announced
About Yas Mall
Yas Mall offers an exciting range of leading international and regional retail and F&B brands, a 20 screen state-of-the-art cinema operated by VOX Cinemas and a family entertainment zone by Fun Works. With the opening of Yas Mall, Aldar has become the largest owner and manager of retail space in Abu Dhabi.
Yas Island is situated roughly 15 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport and downtown Abu Dhabi and 45 minutes from Dubai, making it an attractive and accessible destination for both residents and tourists. A selection of seven hotels can be found on the island including the luxurious Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, as well as a range of top attractions comprising: Yas Marina Circuit; Ferrari World Abu Dhabi; Yas Water World; Yas Links Golf Course; 7 leading hotels; and Yas Retail Park which includes IKEA and Ace Hardware.
About Aldar Properties
Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Properties PJSC is one of the largest developers in the Middle East and North Africa region, with almost US$12 billion of assets. The company has developed some of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic and complex projects, from the Formula 1 facilities on Yas Island to the thriving new Shams Abu Dhabi community on Al Reem Island. Its property portfolio is diversified and balanced with a total asset mix comprising residential communities, retail property, with the remaining in commercial. There are also nine hotels with more than 2,500 available rooms. With a land bank of over 77 million square metres, 90 per cent of which is in special investment zones, Aldar Properties is focused on serving the growing demand in the UAE for high-quality and professionally managed property. Aldar Properties is a strong partner of the Government of Abu Dhabi, which is also a major shareholder. The business is aligned with the Emirate’s “Vision 2030” strategy of economic diversification and social infrastructure development.