What is Yas Winter Carnival?
Yas Winter Carnival is a magical winter wonderland like no other in the region. It packs everything we love about the season into one can’t-miss seasonal celebration. Taking place in Abu Dhabi, this FREE six day event is jam-packed with non-stop live entertainment and music.


Where does Yas Winter Carnival take place?
Yas Gateway Park South, Abu Dhabi. For directions click here 


What are the dates and opening timings?
Event dates: 11-16 December 2019

Event Timings:

Wednesday, December 11th: 2:00PM to 11:00PM
Thursday, December 12th: 2:00PM to 11:00PM
Friday, December 13th: 2:00PM to 11:00PM
Saturday, December 14th: 2:00PM to 11:00PM
Sunday, December 15th: 2:00PM to 11:00PM
Monday, December 16th: 2:00PM to 11:00PM


What is the cost of the ticket?

Entrance is free however each individual needs to register on the website. Please ensure your registration confirmation is brought along with you.


Is the festival open to everyone?
Yes, all are welcome.


Is cash required or cards accepted?

We have introduced a cashless system and no cash will be accepted at the following features:
· Food Trucks
· Funfair Rides
· Kids’ Zone
· Photos with Santa

Vouchers can be purchased by cash/card from the 4 cashless voucher sales points located around the venue.
Please do note that goods at the exhibitor stalls can be purchased with cash/card and no vouchers will be required.

Are all the activities free at the festival?
Most of the activities are free but some might be charged for.


How do I find the most up to date information on the Winter Carnival?

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Who do I contact for a press enquiry?
Click here


Do children under 16 require a ticket to attend?
No ticket is required for children under 16, everyone aged 16 and above need to register individually and bring along their ticket confirmation.


Can I bring my own food and/or drink?
No food or drinks may be brought to the festival. There will be plenty to purchase on-site.


Can I leave the festival and come back in?
Yes, just ask security to stamp upon re-entry.


Are ATM facilities provided on-site?
There will be no ATMs on-site and the nearest one available is at IKEA on Yas Island.


Is photography allowed at the event?
Yes, photography is allowed. Please note that any photos and videos taken by the organizers can be used to promote future events. Attending this event automatically gives your consent. Purchasing a ticket to this event gives us consent to use your photos for future events.

We have the right to refuse entry to the venue once the venue reaches its full capacity