This weekend, Yas Island is preparing to shine brighter than ever before and welcome international sporting stars, global celebrities, well-known personalities and famous faces to Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment destination. This year’s race will feature star-studded Yasalam After-Race Concerts at Etihad Park, including performances from American R&B star Khalid, Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi, British Rapper Stormzy, and American Rock band The Foo Fighters.
With last year’s season attended by 600 frontline heroes invited in recognition of their efforts during the global pandemic, this year’s FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2021 at Yas Marina Circuit takes place from 09 – 12 December 2021 for fully vaccinated fans to enjoy live and in person.
Those who have not been fortunate to snap up a ticket can head to Yas Island to soak up the atmosphere of the F1 this weekend, follow in the footsteps of their favourite stars and witness the fireworks lighting up the sky every weekend during December. Yas Island’s and its magnetic portfolio of attractions, events and dining experiences has welcomed stars from all four corners of the globe, from boxer and sporting personality Amir Khan, to actor and comedian Will Smith and just about every celebrity in between. The destination has been lit up by performances by stars such as Craig David, Enrique Iglesias, Rhianna, Pitbull and Usher, whilst well-known faces including footballer Omar Abdulrahman, model and socialite Bella Hadid and Kevin Hart all share a close affinity with the destination.
Guests can enjoy a host of dining opportunities across the destination from over 165 restaurant and lounges, including views overlooking the track during W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island’s ‘Pink Party’ at Garage, ‘Wanderlust’ at W Lounge, ‘Easy Tiger’ at RUSH, as well as at Cipriani and Stars N Bars. In addition, Yas Bay Waterfront, set to be Abu Dhabi’s vibrant day to night destination, features a variety of world-class dining brands including Ibiza Beach Club Café del Mar, Paradiso and Akiba Dori – Yas Bay Waterfront, as well as an exciting line-up of entertainment, activations, events, along with fireworks at 9pm every weekend for the month of December as part of the opening festivities.
From adrenaline-fueled rides, family-friendly attractions, and traditional meals to sumptuous brunches all set against a backdrop of fabulous fireworks, festive lights and events, Yas Island is the ideal fun-packed place to spend the season. Following a day of thrilling action at Yas Island, holidaymakers can also discover vibrant venues to see and be seen in, as well as a host of attractions to head to for rest and relaxation away from the track.
Starting from only AED402 per person exclusively on yasisland.ae, the special ‘Stay and Play’ package allows guests to enjoy a luxury stay at one of Yas Island’s leading hotels, including the recently opened The WB Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton, and also gain access to one of the three award-winning theme parks for every day booked –Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi.