Abu Dhabi has plenty of amazing places and events to offer, especially in the coming days! Get ready for the Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, happening from September 1-7, 2019.
Initiated by the Department of Culture and Tourism-Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Abu Dhabi Showdown Week is a seven-day series of events, including UFC 242, concerts, social events, and city-wide promotions on multiple retail, hotel, and food and beverage outlets.
Abu Dhabi Gears Up for a Week of UFC, Music, and Fun
So what exactly can we expect during Abu Dhabi Showdown Week? Well, here’s a quick rundown of events and activities:
UFC 242. Fans of UFC can look forward to 11 exciting fights, including all-female bouts (the first in Abu Dhabi) and the ultimate showdown between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedoy and 155-pound titlist Dustin Poirier. What’s more, everybody is invited to join free workouts, weigh-ins, autograph signings, plus meet and greets with UFC fighters.
Concert Nights. Concerts will be held at all-new indoor venue The Arena on Yas Island for two separate nights. American rock legend Red Hot Chili Peppers will take to the stage on September 4, while Colombian artist and international star J Balvin will perform his Latin hits on September 5. Of course, music fans shouldn’t miss the pool parties and exclusive evening after-parties as well!
Muscle & Fitness Expo. Health buffs can look forward to the Abu Dhabi Muscle and Fitness Expo, which will showcase leading exhibitors, seminars, and sports competitions. Cool!
City-wide Promotions. During the week, everyone can enjoy various promotions in hotels, beach clubs, malls, restaurants, and leisure destinations all across the city. Yay!
The ‘Ultimate Access’ Package
If you’re a music and mixed martial arts fan, then you might want to avail of the ‘Ultimate Access’ package during Abu Dhabi Shown Week. This includes a single Category 2 ticket to UFC 242, plus Platinum standing tickets to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and J Balvin concerts — for AED 2,499 (save AED 541, as separate tickets would cost AED 3,040 in total).
But wait… there’s more! The ‘Ultimate Access’ package includes access to Yas Island’s theme parks — Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, and Yas Waterworld — for an additional AED 100 for each park. A fantastic deal, indeed!
Abu Dhabi Showdown Week ‘Ultimate Access’ Package
What: UFC 242, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and J Balvin for AED 2,499
Where: The Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
When: September 4 (Red Hot Chili Peppers concert), September 5 (J Balvin concert), and September 7 (UFC 242)
You better act fast, though, because the ‘Ultimate Access’ will be restricted to 100 packages only! Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.ae.
Are you excited as we are?! Let us take advantage of these offers and join Abu Dhabi Showdown Week! To know the latest updates, visit the event’s official website or follow @ADShowdownWeek on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.