There are so many February events in Abu Dhabi this year. January is always quiet after the hectic end-of-year parties, festivals, concerts, National Day, Christmas events, and so much more.
By February, we will all feel ready to get out and about again, and there will be no shortage of events this month. There is something for everyone, from Chinese NY to Valentine’s Day and triathlons to concerts!
We’ve been searching for all the best deals, promotions and events, so it’s easy for you to plan your month! Let’s dive in and see all the fun things to do this February while the weather is lovely.
Things To Do In February In Abu Dhabi
The Rage House, February 1st to 4th
Explore Abu Dhabi’s leading platform showcasing the latest trends in lifestyle, entertainment, fashion, and culinary experiences across the region.
This event stands as a genuine celebration of Emirati culture and live entertainment, offering a glimpse into the best the region has to offer.
It will be held in Umm Al Emarat Park from February 1st to February 4th, 2024, between 4:00 PM and 11:00 PM.
Al Dhafra Festival, February 1st to 8th
The Al Dhafra Festival, situated on the edge of the Rub Al Khali desert, is a vibrant celebration of Bedouin life and traditions.
The festival features camel beauty contests, showcasing purebred Asayel and Majaheem from the Arabian Peninsula.
Participants from various tribes engage in competitions like Arabian horse racing, Saluki dog races, falconry, and traditional handicrafts.
Held near Madinat Zayed, the festival holds cultural significance as the ancestral home of the Bani Yas tribe, including the ruling Al Nahyan family.
Rugby World Cup 2024 at Appaloosa Sports Bar, February 2nd Onwards
From 2nd February to 16th March, enjoy a refreshing pint of Guinness starting from AED35, or gather your crew with 6 pints for AED199.
The exclusive offer brings you front and centre to all the live rugby action at Appaloosa Sports Bar. Watch the game indoors and outdoors on HD screens, along with sharing platters, burgers, flavorful tacos, and ice-cold pints of beer.
For more details or to secure your spot, call 02 201 4131 or visit the website.
Vivacious Brunch, February 3rd and every Saturday
Try the new lively Vivacious brunch experience at VOGO Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa.
Feast on over 350 mouthwatering dishes crafted by skilled chefs, and savour made-to-order specialities at live cooking stations.
Not to mention international cuisine, whatever you feel like eating, you will surely find it at this incredible brunch.
Vivacious Brunch has a family-friendly vibe with a relaxed atmosphere suitable for all ages, complete with a dedicated play area to keep the little ones entertained.
It’s the perfect recipe for a fantastic weekend gathering you won’t want to miss! Whilst the kids are playing, enjoy live entertainment or keep cool with the free pool access.
Timings: Saturday 1-4 pm
Price: 249 AED for soft package, 359 AED for house beverages, 559 AED for bubble
New Moon Yoga, Qasr Al Hosn, February 9th
Experience tranquillity and history at Qasr Al Hosn Fort in the city’s heart during a New Moon Yoga session on February 9th, 2024, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
The session includes meditation and sound healing, offering a unique experience of history and holistic well-being.
With limited spaces available, secure your spot early, priced at 115 AED. Don’t forget to bring your yoga mat!
Hamilton, February 1st to 11th
The award-winning musical “Hamilton” debuted in the Middle East in January at Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena and continues into our February events in Abu Dhabi list.
This groundbreaking production, which has received accolades such as the Pulitzer Prize, features a unique blend of hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway in its score.
“Hamilton” tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, a key figure in American history who has significantly impacted culture, politics, and education.
The musical is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography, with Lin-Manuel Miranda as the book’s creator, music, and lyrics.
Saadiyat Nights, Sting, February 3rd & 10th
Prepare for an extraordinary musical experience at the inaugural Saadiyat Nights, an open-air event series set to begin on Saadiyat Island.
On February 3rd, the performance will feature the renowned British singer-songwriter Sting. The venue has been specially constructed for this occasion and has a fantastic view of Saadiyat Island.
Magida El Roumi will be taking the stage on February 10th.
Mubadala Open Tennis, February 3rd to 11th
Prepare for the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open at the International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City.
This event will showcase top female players in nine days of intense competition, with 28 singles players and 16 doubles teams.
The weekly pass provides access to all nine days, and the Finals Pass offers a 20% saving on tickets for quarters, semi-finals, and finals (singles and doubles).
Middle East Film & Comic Conference, February 9 to 11th
Get ready for the Middle East Film & Comic Con 2024 (MEFCC) in Abu Dhabi at ADNEC from February 9th to 11th.
Celebrating its 12th year, this pop culture festival is a haven for movie, TV, comic, cosplay, art, anime, manga, and gaming enthusiasts in the UAE.
With an impressive lineup of celebrities and artists, it’s a must for fans of geek culture.
Choose from the 1-Day pass at AED 120 or the 3-Day pass at AED 265, offering a 40% discount.
Chinese New Year, February 10th
Chinese New Year is just around the corner and you can bet that your favourite Chinese Restaurants will be doing something special. We wanted to spotlight Dai Pai Dong, one of our favourite Chinese fusion restaurants.
Dai Pai Dong, a distinguished MICHELIN Guide entry, is gearing up for a celebration in honour of the Chinese New Year, marking the Year of the Dragon in 2024.
Renowned for its culinary excellence, the restaurant where Rosewood Abu Dhabi meets Galleria Mall will host exclusive events and dining experiences.
One highlighted event is the Family Reunion Dinner on February 10th, at 6:00 pm, featuring enticing set menus starting from AED 388.
Ristorante Sacci, Valentine’s Day, February 14th
Valentines Day falls on a Wednesday this year so, guys listen up, it’s time to book a table to spoil your lady!
Experience Valentine’s at Ristorante Sacci, where love and culinary excellence combine for an unforgettable evening.
The 5-course menu is crafted to ignite passion, with each dish meticulously prepared to tantalize your taste buds.
Paired with carefully selected fine grape bottles, the sommelier ensures a sophisticated dining experience.
Timings: 7 pm to 11 pm
Price: AED 499.
Valentine’s Day At The Grill, February 14th
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi’s The Grill. Enjoy a romantic evening with a special four-course set menu.
The Grill offers a perfect ambience with beautifully decorated tables, subtle lighting, and romantic background music.
Price: AED 495 per couple or upgrade to include a bottle of grape for AED 650.
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm.
For reservations, call 02 201 4131 or email.
TriYas Challenge 2024, February 24th
Save the date for the 14th edition of the TriYAS Challenge on February 24, 2024, at Yas Marina Circuit.
Whether you’re a child, an adult, a seasoned athlete, or a first-timer, there’s a spot for everyone in this exciting event.
Pre-register your interest for updates and be part of the action on February 24th at Yas Marina Circuit.
Maritime Heritage Festival, February 23rd Onwards
Abu Dhabi’s Maritime Heritage Festival returns for its second edition, providing a glimpse into traditional coastal life.
The festival recreates a historic shoreline community with a mix of crafts, souqs, storytelling, performances, demonstrations, and traditional cuisine. It’s great to see cultural activities on our list of February events in Abu Dhabi.
This festival will be held on Abu Dhabi Corniche, A’l Bahar, from February 17 to 26, 2023. Enjoy family workshops, traditional games, shows, historical reenactments, and more.
Tickets are priced at 30 AED for adults, 15 AED for children aged 5-12, and free for children under five and People of Determination. Special discounts are available for various groups.
Open Fire Food Festival, February 24th
The renowned Steve Harvey will host the upcoming Open Fire Food Festival Abu Dhabi at the iconic Abu Dhabi Hill on Yas Island.
This sizzling celebration of culinary artistry promises a feast for your senses, featuring talented chefs showcasing their mastery over open flames.
Enjoy pitmaster cooking demonstrations, BBQ competitions, and a kid-friendly zone for family fun. It’s a free event that guarantees everyone a flavorful and unforgettable experience!
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