The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019 is finally here! And we’ve brought you a round up of all the events, brunches, after-race gigs and parties taking place on Day 4 (Sunday, December 1). If you’re a little lost about where to go, this should make it much…MUCH easier for you.

The Killers at du Arena 

US rock group The Killers will be closing race weekend on Sunday, December 1. Dubbed as ‘one of the biggest rock bands of the 21st century’, the group has achieved global success with tracks such as ‘The Man’ and ‘Just Another Girl’. Now, they’re all set to take over du Arena for fans during one of the most exciting weekends of the capital.

Trey Songz at BASE

American rapper, singer and actor Trey Songz will be taking center stage on Sunday, December 1. Having collaborated with artists such as Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent and Drake in the past, Trey recently released a double album which features big names such as Chris Brown and 2 Chainz. You wouldn’t want to miss this one, that’s fo’ sho’!

Sigma at Amber Lounge

UK dance music sensation Sigma will be spinning the decks at party spot, Amber Lounge on Sunday, December 1. The British drum and bass duo have sold over 3 million singles including tracks such as ‘Nobody To Love’, ‘Changing’ and ‘Coming Home’. From music fests all over the world to underground raves, and now, in the capital, it’ll be a big night for fans.

Claptone at WET Deck

German DJ and producer Claptone will be making his way over to WET Deck on Sunday, December 1. The house and techno genius has performed at top clubs all over the world and now, he’s all set to bring his brand of tunes to the capital. Fans will recognize the quirky DJ by a distinct golden mask that helps keep his identity a secret. Should be a fun night!

Artbat at Iris Yas Island (late-night)

Musical duo Artur and Batish aka Artbat will be bringing their magic to the grounds of Iris Yas Island on Sunday, December 1. The Kiev artists are among some for the most successful electronic acts from Ukraine, and have played at big clubs all over the world. Can’t wait for them to perform in the capital! Just make sure you’re ready to party hard!

Usher at MAD On Yas Island

American singer and songwriter Usher has confirmed a performance at MAD On Yas Island on Sunday, December 1. Known for his sensual ballads from the ‘90s, the singer recently appeared on the song ‘Come Thru’ which contains a sample of his 1997 track ‘You Make Me Wanna’. Fans can look forward to a night of singing and dancing along to all his greatest hits.

DJ Bliss at Diabilito

A series of parties has been lined up at the Abu Dhabi hotspot, Diablito with the hottest homegrown DJs spinning the decks–much to the delight of party-lovers across the country. The final night of ‘The Big Race Weekender’ takes place on Sunday, December 1. It’ll be a Ma Nuit and 411 Nights takeover which will see DJ Bliss and duo Mixed Feelings spin the decks to wrap up race weekend.

Casa de Cuba

Candypants–everybody’s favorite party brand–will be kicking off a series of events from Thursday, November 28 to celebrate one of Abu Dhabi’s biggest weekends ever. Brunchers can make a beeline for Casa de Cuba that’ll host a massive feast from Thursday, November 28 to Sunday, December 1 with four hours of unlimited food and select drinks–Thursday’s brunch goes on from 8pm-11pm and is priced at AED 499 while on other days, brunch takes place from 1pm-4pm for AED 699. If you’re familiar with previous Candypants brunches, you’ll know exactly why we’re excited about this one!

Location: Yas Marina, Yas Island | Contact info: 056-742 7435

Mr. Miyagi’s

Looking for a pho-nomenal time at the races this year? Make a beeline for Mr. Miyagi’s Wok & Roll Brunch that’s taking place from Thursday, November 28 to Sunday, December 1. Enjoy three hours of unlimited drinking and five epic courses for only AED 499 from 1pm to 4pm. This is one brunch that’ll have everything from karaoke to a special performance by Dubai’s biggest boy band, N-Shyrnc. Thursday’s brunch starts at 8pm and will set you back AED 399.

Location: Yas Marina, Yas Island | Contact info: 02-565 1150

Secret Brunch

Love a good party brunch? Dubai’s Secret Parties will be hosting a four-hour feast at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island from Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 1. Enjoy unlimited food and drinks as the hottest local DJs spin all your favorite party anthems from 1pm to 5pm. What's more, your brunch package on Friday and Saturday will also include track view and tickets to the concert after party. Woohoo! Packages start from AED 1,500 per head.

Location: W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island | Contact info: www.secret-parties.com


For those who simply can’t get enough of Japanese food, Ramusake will be hosting a five-day pop-up starting from Wednesday, November 27 to Sunday, December 1. Dig into delicious grub at W Abu Dhabi while enjoying enviable views of the Yas Marina Circuit. There’ll also be a host of international DJs and performers at the pop-up, so you can look forward to having an epic time with the mates. Packages start from AED 800 but if you want to go all out, you can choose the higher packages for AED 1,500.

Location: W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island | Contact info: 04-559 5300

Aquarium Seafood Restaurant

There are four special brunches lined up over F1 weekend with official ‘Day Passes’ to the BIG gigs everybody's looking forward to – DJ Marshmello, Travis Scott, Lana Del Rey or The Killers. Starting from Thursday, November 28 until Sunday, December 1 the venue will be hosting ‘Race Brunches’ with unlimited food, drinks and access to the after-race concerts for AED 499 onwards. Thursday’s brunch starts from 5pm till 8pm–right before DJ Marshmello’s concert is scheduled to begin–so you can fuel up before heading to the gig with the squad.

Location: Yas Marina, Yacht Club | Contact info: 050-696 9357

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Article published: 28th November, 2019
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