Watching cinema under the stars is one outdoor activity we’ve definitely missed over the summer.
Now Yas Movies in the Park is returning to the capital, and we’re ready to break out the alfresco movie munchies and get stuck into some seriously good cinema.
The free family-friendly cinema experience heads back to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in October with modern musical The Greatest Showman, set to a live cast of singers and dancers from the UK’s West End.
From 17th-19th October, catch this and a blockbuster line-up of cinema experiences, including the new 2019 Aladdin remake, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Moana, Avengers: Endgame and Beauty and the Beast (the 2017 version).
The weekend kicks off with the Ryan Reynolds-voiced Detective Pikachu at 6.30pm. At 9pm Aladdin, starring Will Smith will be live on the big screen. #TeamStreetRat. Make way on Friday, 18th October, as families the enjoy melodic adventures of Moana at 6pm. du Arena will then transform into the UAE’s only free and live immersive cinema experience, with the Hugh Jackman-led smash-hit The Greatest Showman at 8.30pm.
Head down on Saturday at 6pm to see the live action remake of classic Disney fairy tale Beauty and the Beast come to life. We’re in the end game now – at 8.45pm prepare to step into the world of Marvel Comics as your favourite superheroes, The Avengers snap into action for one last time in Avengers: Endgame.
As well as all the magic of the movies, the weekend-long event turns du Arena into a giant funfair with carnival rides, food trucks serving yummy cinema snacks, a zone just for kids and market for shopping.
Sing-a-long, dance to live bands playing hits from the blockbusters or go VIP with a premium viewing experience, bean bag, two soft drinks and free popcorn – prices start from AED 65.
Yas Movies in the Park, du Arena. Doors 4pm-midnight from 17th-19th October. Register for free tickets at www.yasmovies.ae