Sports Events in Abu Dhabi
Some of the world's greatest sporting events fill up the Abu Dhabi calendar every year. Huge names, sporting federations and tournaments are making Abu Dhabi a must-visit destination in their calendars every year. Fans of basketball come to see their heroes play in NBA games, golfing fanatics enjoy watching the sport's greatest at the Abu Dhabi Championship and who could forget the world-famous Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, a thrilling finale to the Formula 1 season every year. That's just a drop in the ocean of unmissable sports action in Abu Dhabi.
Here are some of the amazing sports events in Abu Dhabi you need to witness in 2023.
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NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2023
The NBA returns to the iconic Yas Island in 2023 after making history in the first-ever NBA Abu Dhabi Games last year. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to watch your favourite basketball stars dunk on the court right in the heart of Abu Dhabi's entertainment district. Get closer to the NBA than ever before with on-court photos, NBA Legend meet & greets, behind-the-scenes tours and exclusive access you can’t find anywhere else. Be there as the global game tips off from the Etihad Arena once again for an ultimate experience in paradise.
Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
The 2023 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix takes place over 58 laps of the exhilarating 5.3 kilometre Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island. Fans of Formula 1 gravitate to Abu Dhabi each year for a thrilling finale to the season. This November, you could take your seat to witness some of the world's greatest drivers including Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Max Verstappen. It's not all about race day however, the whole weekend is jam packed with fun things to do around the track and you can also see global music stars take to the stage at the after race concerts!