UAE Turns 50: Yas Island Celebrates With Fabulous Giveaways

UAE Turns 50: Yas Island Celebrates With Fabulous Giveaways
Yas Island with Hotel W Abu Dhabi in the background, Photo Credit: Rapha Soeiro / Shutterstock

Yas Island launches fabulous giveaways, offers, and activations for 50 days. Do not forget to check daily the ‘Yas for 50’ calendar and Yas Island’s social media channels for news about events and competitions

OT Staff
October 30 , 2021
05 Min Read

While there is no dearth of options to join the year-long Golden Jubilee celebrations of United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) National Day, do not miss the ‘Yas for 50’ celebration which was recently unveiled and will continue until December 2 this year.

To mark the occasion,  Yas Island Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s leading lifestyle and entertainment destinations, has launched 50 days of its biggest-ever giveaway and discount offering across the Island.


During this period, UAE visitors and residents can enjoy special discounts and offers across dining, retail and entertainment, as well as competing to win some splendid prizes, including staycation, annual passes and tickets to the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021.

Here are seven reasons why you should not miss it.

For the food-lovers

Go on a culinary adventure with a new signature dish being presented every day for 50 days in the award-winning restaurants at the Yas Plaza Hotels or enjoy the Golden Jubilee Drink created by talented mixologists from Filini Garden, at Yas Plaza.  Whether it’s free daily coffee from Crowne Plaza Yas Island or the AED 50 Set Menu at Galito’s, Yas Island will be the destination for gastronomic delight.

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For the lucky winners

One of the top prizes of the entire celebration is two tickets to the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.  One couple will have the chance to meet top Bollywood singer Arijit Singh after attending his spectacular concert at Etihad Arena.  One lucky couple can also win a two days/one night holiday package on Yas Island, including a romantic Suite at the Yas Island Rotana Abu Dhabi and tickets to Yas Island’s leading theme parks, including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.

For the thrill-seekers

There are multiple adventures to win during ‘Yas for 50’: from three Yas Theme Parks Gold Annual Passes to two DriveYas powered by ADNOC Adrenaline Packs, including the Caterham 3 Lap Experience or the exhilarating Chevrolet Drift Taxi Experience, to Karting Sessions at Kartzone powered by ADNOC and Yas Theme Parks tickets.

For the discount divas

‘Yas for 50’ also features a huge range of discounts including 50 per cent off entry to the Louvre Abu Dhabi, 50 per cent off at eforea Spa and also special discounts at Yas Mall, restaurants and bars of Yas Marina, The Fountains at Yas Mall, Yas Plaza Hotels, W Abu Dhabi Yas Island and Hilton Abu Dhabi - Yas Island. 

For the experiential

There will also be a range of amazing events including the 50 Hour Mural at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island created by artist Lucas Beaufort, Harlem Globe Trotters Show at Etihad Arena with tickets at AED 50 and Winterfest celebrations at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.

For the culture vultures

For those who enjoy a more refined experience and seeking a mixture of fun and culture can enter to win either day passes to both Qasr Al Watan and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi or the Louvre Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld.

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For the staycationers

For guests wanting to elevate their stay at Yas Island can savour a Golden Afternoon Tea at Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, or opt for 50 per cent off the second night booked at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. To complete the celebrations there will also be a dazzling fireworks show for the Golden Jubilee on Yas Island at Yas Bay Waterfront.


Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. It offers holidaymakers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motor sports, and musical and family events, all within the 25 sq km Island.

Some of the spectacular attractions on the island are Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, CLYMB Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit (home to the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix), Yas Marina, Yas Links golf course, as well as Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi’s largest mall with more than 165 dining experiences, eight hotels, and indoor and outdoor concert venues.

For more details about Yas Island, including COVID-19 regulations, see here.


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