Watch 40 teams battle it out at the Dragon Boat Race and Festival at Yas Marina on Friday, 31st January

by Yas Marina, 24th January 2014

Watch 40 teams battle it out at the Dragon Boat Race and Festival at Yas Marina on Friday, 31st January. Catch all of the water action free of charge from the marina’s seven restaurants and lounges.

Abu Dhabi, 24th January 2014: On Friday, 31st of January 2014, Yas Marina, operated and managed by Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, plays host to a special Dragon Boating Race and Festival from 12pm to 10pm at Yas Marina on Yas Island Abu Dhabi. The event aims to bring the community together as over 40 teams battle it out for the title, while also providing the ideal spot for families and friends to enjoy dining at seven licensed restaurants and lounges, playgrounds and interactive musical fountain for the kiddies and many more charter opportunities.

Spectators are encouraged to come down and show their support, the festival will be a vibrant affair with family orientated activities such as children’s dragon mask making, dragon face painting & tattoos from 12-6pm  plus DJ and Chinese Lion Dancers from 4-6pm, happening alongside the boat race. After the award ceremony the weekly Kids Film Friday will take place on the promenade from 6pm to 7:30pm followed by live music for the adults from 7.30pm – 10pm.  

The Dragon Boat Race and Festival is part of a series of promotions on Yas Marina’s events calendar, establishing Yas Marina as the destination offering something for all ages both on and off shore morning, day and night.

The other weekly events and promotions of Yas Marina include Ladies Night @ Yas Marina every Wednesday, Sunset Happy Hour @ Yas Marina every Thursday, Kids Film Friday @ Yas Marina every Friday and Weekly Market @ Yas Marina every Saturday.

For more information about the weekly events and promotions at Yas Marina, visit the website and Facebook page.

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