ONE MONTH TO GO
YAS MOVIES IN THE PARK RETURNS TO ABU DHABI NEXT MONTH
UAE’s only FREE Outdoor Immersive Cinema Experience
17th to 19th October, du Arena, Yas Island
22 September 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: It’s less than a month to go until Yas Movies in the Park, the FREE movie extravaganza, returns to du Arena on Yas Island from 17th to 19th October 2019. The latest edition of Yas Movies in the Park has something in store for all movie fanatics from action, romance, fantasy, comedy to a musical. There will be live performances on stage from UK West End performers singing and dancing along to The Greatest Showman and don’t miss out on the latest 2019 adaptation of the fantasy film Aladdin where Will Smith emerges from a lamp as the blue genie to grant three wishes, live on the big screen.
The magic of the movies will come to life, as du Arena is transformed for a weekend of free fun for family and friends with film-themed activities for kids and adults. There will be a giant funfair with new carnival rides, food trucks serving the very best cinema food, a dedicated kids zone and a shopping market. You can also join in the action and sing-along as live bands play hits from the movies and come dressed as your favorite movie character for a chance to win fantastic prizes.
Here is everything you need to know for planning a weekend of fun with family and friends at the UAE’s only outdoor immersive cinema experience:
THURSDAY, 17TH OCTOBER 2019 – FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
On Thursday 17th October, the doors open at 4pm with live music and entertainment for everyone and the younger ones can enjoy the carnival rides and activities at the kids zone. At 6:30pm the movie night kicks off with the fantasy mystery film Pokémon Detective Pikachu. Set in a fictional city where humans and Pokémon co-exist, join Ryan Reynolds aka Pikachu and Justice Smith as Tim in their investigation of a murder. At 9pm watch the 2019 version of the fantasy film Aladdin; Disney’s thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of the animated classic. Directed by Guy Ritchie, Aladdin features an all-star cast including Will Smith as the larger-than-life Genie, Mena Massoud as the clever Aladdin and Naomi Scott as Jasmine, the beautiful, courageous princess of Agrabah.
FRIDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2019 – LIVE IMMERSIVE CINEMA EXPERIENCE
On Friday 18th October, families can enjoy the animated Disney movie with Moana at 6pm where an adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save people from the island. Later in the evening, du Arena will then transform for the live immersive cinema experience of the Hugh Jackman-led smash-hit musical, The Greatest Showman at 8:30pm. You can join in the musical drama, sing along and dance to the film along with a live cast of singers and performers from the UK’s West End.
SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2019
On Saturday 19th October, families and children can watch one of the most beloved fairy tales come to life in Disney’s live-action adaptation of the classic Beauty and the Beast at 6pm. For the finale, get ready to step into the world of Marvel Comics as your favourite superheroes, The Avengers assemble for one final time to take a stand against Thanos in Avengers: Endgame at 8.45pm. Don’t forget to dress up as your favorite Avenger to participate in the Marvel fancy dress competition. There will be fantastic prizes for the best dressed.
Save the dates in your diary for a fun-filled weekend of FREE movies. Simply register for a free ticket at www.yasmovies.ae or upgrade to a VIP ticket providing a premium viewing experience, bean bag, two soft drinks and free popcorn with prices starting from AED65.
About Yas Movies in the Park
Yas Island brought the very first immersive cinema experience to the UAE at Gateway Park South in March 2017. Following the success Yas Movies in the Park returned to its new location at du Arena in 2018/19. This will be the fifth edition of the event on Yas Island and will see du Arena transformed, for thousands of visitors to enjoy FREE movies over the weekend. For further information, visit: http://www.yasmovies.ae and to register for FREE passes to the event.