Yas Mall, the leading destination for shopping, dining and entertainment located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, will bring visitors an exceptional series of events and activities to cater to all residents and tourists visiting the United Arab Emirates throughout the year.
As a prime leisure destination in the region, the mall’s line up of momentous events have been designed to cater to the needs and interests of visitors of all cultures and ages, and provide memorable experiences to complement Yas Mall’s fantastic shopping offers. Throughout 2016, the mall will host three large-scale unique events that will commence this March until the end of the year, coinciding with upcoming GCC holidays to ensure that they can be enjoyed by residents and tourists alike. In addition to the three events, Yas Mall will offer exceptional events and activations every month to engage people and families, with a variety of themes including sports, fashion, arts, and culture; starting with Chinese New Year and Kuwaiti National Day in February.
Talal Al Dhiyebi, Chief Development Officer at ALDAR Properties PJSC, commented: “Yas Mall is committed to providing exceptional and engaging experiences for its diverse customer base across the GCC region in its second year and beyond. We are proud to see the mall continue to transform the UAE retail landscape through its diverse retail mix and unique events, and we look forward to welcoming tourists and visitors from all neighboring countries as we gear up towards an exciting year ahead.”
The Yas Mall Spring Festival will be held from March 31st to April 8th, with the Lebanese superstar Nancy Ajram performing as the headline act on 31st March for all mall visitors to enjoy, followed by three days of runway shows, in which children can showcase the upcoming Spring/Summer collections. The children modeling the outfits will be chosen following a three-week competition across the mall’s social media platforms, with the winners taking part in a special casting at the mall. The festival is also set to bring a fantastical array of parades, gardens and entertainment, as well as fashion, arts and workshops for all the family. In October, the second Yas Mall Fashion Week will take place, 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, 2016 is set to be a landmark year for Yas Mall in setting standards for innovation in retail entertainment across the board.
Visitors to Yas Mall can enjoy a diverse range of hundreds of local, regional and international brands with hundreds of unique concepts to attract everyone from families to fashionistas; in addition to a vast range of world-class dining outlets and a variety of entertainment venues spread out across bright and spacious avenues and corridors. Since its launch, the mall has brought forth a host of retail concepts including Abu Dhabi’s first Apple Store, and Tryano, an exclusive new high-end department store that provides an unmatched shopping experience, with more hundreds of local and international brands, with stunning collections from unique local designers in beauty and luxury handbags and shoes. The store also offers spas for men, women and children, along with a high-end restaurant.
Yas Mall also houses one of the world’s largest Debenhams stores in the world; Boutique 1; the world’s first UEFA Champions League Experience; and the Capital’s largest VOX Cinemas with 4Dx technology. Shoppers can also enjoy a wide array of multi-cuisine dining options, including The Cheesecake Factory, Rogo’s Rollercoaster Restaurant, Angelina Paris, and Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cade; along with a fantastic range of international restaurants in a beautiful outdoor setting within the Cascade Dining Area.
Yas Mall is located in the heart of the iconic Yas Island, roughly 5 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport, 15 minutes from the Capital and 45 minutes from Dubai; with direct access off the highway and nearly 10,000 parking spaces. The mall boasts a direct connection to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, as well as other touristic attractions such as Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Waterworld, Yas Links and seven world-class hotels.