The weekend is here, bringing with it a whole world of opportunity and fun-filled events that will get you up and out of the house. So what’s going on over the next few days?
Thursday 24th May
Celebrate the holy month with the family at Abu Dhabi Mall at the Ramadan Village where you can enjoy cultural entertainment, activities, a Ramadan souk, relaxing majlis, henna art, face painting and more. Free. Abu Dhabi Mall, Al Zahiyah. 8pm-midnight. Contact: 02 645 4858, abudhabi-mall.com
Who had the best selling album of 1971? Who was the first person in space? Know the answer to these questions? Well, test your knowledge further by signing up for the weekly quiz at Heroes and see if you can be the smartest set of brains in the room. Free. Heroes, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Hamdan Street. 8pm. Contact: 02 616 6132, crowneplaza.com/abudhabi
Friday 25th May
Head along to Project Warehouse 2018 by Festember and shop for goods from fashion vendors selling local, unique and on-trend items, fill-up at a host of gourmet foods trucks, sip coffee and soak up the atmosphere of the holy month. Free. Warehouse 421, Mina Zayed. 8pm-2am. Visit: festemberad.com
Go retro and try your hand at games including karom, jakaro, hokm, and barjees or grab a joy stick and show your skills on Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, Space Invaders and Mario Kart at the Ramadan Arcade. Free. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island. Daily 9pm-1am. Contact: 02 657 5800, manaratalsaadiyat.ae
Visit stalls from over 30 homegrown vendors selling unique items and gifts that are perfect for the holy month at the Ramadan Caravan. Plus, you can break your fast with a range of iftar options, sweet treats and snacks. Free entry. Al Seef Village Mall. 5pm-Midnight. Visit: facebook.com/laloupeauh
Saturday 26th May
Check out a film for free and attend a screening of the Academy Award-nominated animated film The Breadwinner, which tells the story of a young girl growing up in Afghanistan. Free, but registration required. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island. 8pm. Visit: filmatmas-thebreadwinner.splashthat.com
Bringing the club football season to an end, watch Liverpool face reigning champions Real Madrid in the final of the UEFA Champions League in Kiev, Ukraine. Free. Blu Sky lounge and Grill, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi. 10pm. Contact: 02 818 4888, tsogosun.com
Don’t forget to tag us in your photos at @adwuae on Twitter and Instagram and @abudhabiworld on Facebook – who knows, you might even be featured in the magazine!