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Abu Dhabi: Yas Movies in the Park takes place this weekend and it’s free

With six iconic movies, music, fashion, retro games and more

Yas Movies in the Park

Yas Movies in the Park is returning this winter, and you may not want to miss the chance to catch some of your favorite classic flicks.

Abu Dhabi’s popular ‘Yas Movies in the Park’ was last seen in 2019, and as always you’ll be able to watch the films for free (but you need to secure your tickets by registering in advance, details below).

What to expect for Yas Movies in the Park 2022

Taking place on November 5 and 6, Yas Movies in the Park will showcase six nostalgic 80s movies on huge outdoor screens.

There’ll be three movies each day, with all of your favourite 80s music, fashion and technology littered throughout the event, delivering the perfect nostalgic vibes. Adding to it, you’ll get a chance to play arcade games, like neon pool tables, pinball machines and retro video games.

Fashion junkies can try out retro looks in the makeover booths. Whether you enjoy high-waisted pants or ripped denim, there’s something for you.

So, get ready to take a flight off to ’80s!

When and Where..

The free event is happening on November 5th and 6th from 05:00PM – 11:59PM.

On Saturday, November 5th, the event kicks off with ‘The Lion King’ at 5.30pm before ramping it up for the adults in the evening with Footloose at 7.30pm. The final film for the opening night will be Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark at 9.30pm.

On Sunday, November 6th, enjoy the movie of the teenage mermaid princess – The Little Mermaid at 5.30pm, followed by a comedy movie – Back to the Future at 7.30pm. Finally, get to watch the classic thriller movie starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman – Die Hard at 9.30pm.

Venue: Yas Movies in the Park 2022 is taking place at Yas Links golf course. The venue will be transformed into a neon ’80s Miami-themed wonderland.

There’ll also be several juice bars around the venue to keep you hydrated as well as food trucks to satisfy your hunger.

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Yas Movies in the Park

It’s 80s ‘Miami neon’ bandwagon energy coming into the box office bonanza this time, with epochal music, juice bars, computer games, neon pool tables, pinball machines, air hockey, and other nostalgia-pinging gadgets — heavy on synth, light on the number of sequined gloves.

Register here

Secure your seat to the free Yas Movies in the Park 2022 by registering at