Yas Marina Captivates This Winter Season

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  • ‘Tis the season for sweet treats and lots of merriment

Yas Marina will be decked with sparkling winter decorations and seasonal festivities from 14th December. One event not to be missed is the Yas Marina Festive Candy Land, a family event on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd December, from 1pm until 7pm. Other seasonal activities to stuff stockings include: Office Christmas Parties at The Scene, Mr Miyagi’s Christmas Day Brunch, Funch Christmas Jumper Party at Stars N Bars, Santa Meet & Greet at Aquarium, and so many more! Then, to ring in the New Year, a spectacular fireworks display will light up the marina night sky and iconic setting, front-row seats await with special celebrations at Mr Miyagi’s, The Scene and Cipriani’s New Year’s Eve Party.


It’s the sweetest, jolliest and merriest time of the year! Step into our festive world for

family-fun, delicious games, arts, crafts and all things CANDY!

On December 21st and 22nd, from 1pm until 7pm, the Yas Marina promenade will come alive with celebratory entertainment and activities for children including gingerbread decorating, ornament crafting, candy themed game stalls, live performances and entertainment plus visits a candy themed soft play area for tots.

To ensure all Christmas wishes and dreams come true, little ones will have the opportunity to write to Santa, and even meet him, capturing moments, daily from 2pm until 6pm.

What: Festive Candy Land themed entertainment and activities for the whole family

Where: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

When: 21st & 22nd December

Time: 1pm – 7pm

Meeting Santa, daily, 2pm until 6pm

Entrance Fee: AED 30 per child above 2 years old to access all the activities. Free entrance if parents bring and show a receipt from any Yas Marina dining venue, equivalent value from the same day, i.e. spend AED30 at any restaurant for free entrance. Kids under 2 years old can partake in the activities free.


Yas Marina Is the place to be this winter season as newly opened Mr Miyagi’s and The Scene, and favourite’s Aquarium and Cipriani Yas Island embracing festive cheer for all to hear through delicious dining options.


Famed for its lively atmosphere, sensational seafood dishes and stunning marina views, Aquarium is the perfect spot to celebrate this festive season. A Santa Clause and Snow White meet and greet on the 21st  December welcomes the whole family, followed by a countdown of seasonally themed experiences. Guests can enjoy BBQ festive brunch on the 22nd December, a festive edition Sushi Sunday on the 23rd December, and a lobster and turkey feast with live sounds from DJ Classy K on the 24th December. On Christmas day, Santa Claus and Snow White will be celebrating at a special Christmas Ladies night.

Mr Miyagi’s

One of Yas Marina’s newest and most flamboyant dining outlets taking the festive season to a pho-nomenal level, in a musical and entertaining style, offering Christmas parties, Christmas Brunch and a memorable New Year.

New Year’s Eve kick-starts with a wok & roll brunch as karaoke stars sing a celebratory medley of 2018’s best hits. Following this, guests can get liberated on a 5-course dining experience with marina-side firework display views, followed by Miyagi’s after party, with resident DJs playing the best in festive classics, house, cheese and Miyagi favourites.

The Scene

This Christmas season The Scene invites guests to deck the halls, with a festive line up for every occasion, including office Christmas parties, Christmas Day lunch and New Years Eve celebrations. Traditional British Christmas roast turkey with all the trimmings and mulled beverages await, in the home-from-home setting, transformed to a winter wonderland for the occasion. Guests can indulge with gooey brie and camembert, beetroot Salmon and Froie Gras parfait, as well as Christmas pudding, naughty trifle and irresistible chocolate cherry brownie sundae desserts. Santa will even be visiting on Christmas Day with his merry elves, bringing gifts for little ones.

End the year in style with The Scene’s a la carte menu, which can be savoured from the stunning terrace views while watching the dazzling fireworks over the marina.

Stars N Bars

The most wonderful and wooly time of the year will take place at Stars N Bars, presenting a celebratory Funch Christmas Jumper party on the 25th December. Guests can join a festively action-packed day including mulled beverage ping-pong, a delectable feast, and sounds of musical beats from none other than the festive Elves. To complete this award-winning brunch a certain jolly guy in a red suit and sporting a big white beard will be hosting fun and games throughout the day.


World-renowned Cipriani Yas Island welcomes back traditional dishes from the 14th December for glamourous guest to indulge. With stunning views from the wrap around terrace, unparalleled hospitality and delicious Italian delights, Cipriani embraces the festive season in style. Further more those looking to celebrate New Year are in for an unforgettable evening with live trio musical performances, acclaimed DJ Samad, and stunning firework views.


Whether woking around the blossom tree with a pho-nomenal Christmas Party 3-course lunch package and karyoke at Mr Miyagi’s, devouring a traditional British Christmas turkey with all the trimmings, or a stylish event set against Cipriani’s stunning backdrop, Yas Marina has the answer for taking teams out of the office and into the festive spirit.

Where: Mr Miyagi’s

What: Christmas Party: 3-couse lunch & 2-hours of unlimited beverages

Time: 2nd – 20th December, 12pm – 5pm

Package Prices: Soft package AED 99 / House package AED 199 / Premium package AED 249

Where: The Scene

What: Christmas Party: 3-course lunch & 2-hours of unlimited beverages

Time: 12pm – 5pm

Price: Soft package AED 149 / House package AED 249 / Premium package AED 299

Where: Cipriani Yas Island

What: Festive gatherings

Time: Festive dishes are available from 14th December

Package Prices: A la carte or on request



Where: Aquarium

What: Meet Santa & Snow White

Time: Snow White = 1pm – 7pm; Santa = 7pm – til late

Price: Kids dine for free

Contact:  050 696 9357


Where: Aquarium

What: BBQ Festive Brunch with live Cuban band

Time: 1pm – 5pm

Price: Unlimited buffet from AED 175. Free for Kids

Contact:  050 696 9357


Where: Aquarium

What: Aquarium Sushi Christmas all you can eat sushi and seafood buffet

Time: 7pm – 12am

Price: AED 135 per person / AED 155 with beverages / Ladies get free flow of beverages 11pm onwards

Contact:  050 696 9357


Where: Aquarium

What: Aquarium Sushi Christmas Lobster & Turkey Feast

Time: 7 pm – 11pm

Price: Book a table between 7 and 11pm to enjoy 50% off

Contact:  050 696 9357


Where: Aquarium

What: Christmas Breeze Ladies Night

When: 25th December

Time: 7 pm – 11 pm

Price: Free drinks for ladies and 50% off on the a la carte menu

Contact:  050 696 9357

Where: Mr Miyagi’s

What: Mr Miyagi’s ‘Wok & ho ho ho’ brunch: course meal from all around Indonesia, while singing hearts out like superstars with infamous karaoke

When: 25th December

Time: 3pm – 6pm

Price: Soft package AED 190 / Premium package AED 290

Contact: eat@mrmiyagisauh.com

Where: The Scene

What: Christmas Day Package: 5-courses & 3-hours unlimited beverages

When: 25th December

Time: 12pm – 10pm

Price: Soft package AED 275 / House package AED 450 / Premium package AED 550

Kids (7-12) AED 99, kids (0-6) Eat for free

Contact: eat@thesceneauh.com

Where: Stars N Bars

What: Funch Xmas Jumper Party: Brunch & After Party

When: 25th December

Time: 12pm – 8pm

Packages: Brunch starts from AED 275, 12pm until 4pm / After Party 4-hour unlimited package, AED 198, 4pm – 8pm / Combined package, AED 385

Contact: 02 565 0101


Where: Mr Miyagi’s

What: New Year’s Eve celebrations: 5-courses & 3.5 hours unlimited beverages with Yas Marina fireworks display view

When: 31st December

Time: 8pm – 11pm

Packages: Soft package AED 190 / House package AED 290 / Premium package AED 390

Contact: eat@mrmiyagisauh.com

Where: The Scene

What: New Year’s Eve celebrations with Yas Marina fireworks display view

When: 31st December

Time: All day

Packages: A la carte menu / free entry

Contact: eat@thesceneauh.com

Where: Cipriani Yas Island

What: New Year’s Eve celebrations: live trio musical performances, acclaimed DJ Samad, and spectacular fireworks

When: 31st December

Time: 6pm – 2am

Packages: A la carte menu. No minimum spend.

Contact: 02 657 5400

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