Yas Movies in The Park: Interactive Experiences and Iconic Line-up of Movies Confirmed

  • Nostalgia will be available by the bucket load as Yas Movies in the Park announces their lineup of iconic movies for the ultimate throwback
  • With 6 iconic movies playing throughout the festival including The Lion King, Footloose, Indiana Jones, The Little Mermaid, Back to the Future, and Die Hard, strap in for a weekend of great cinema classics
  • Also featuring an interactive event for the ages as Footloose will transform into a live theatre spectacle
  • To stay up to date on this free community event, created by BRAG in association with Yas Island, visit yasmip.ae now

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The throwback event of the year is nearing closer as the much-loved Yas Movies in the Park has just announced their line-up of iconic movies set to take center stage at the incredible free community event. Guests will enter a nostalgia-infused wonderland as this blast from the past takes over Yas Island on the 5th and 6th of November.

The suspense is finally over as the movie line-up is announced and it will surely please the whole family, from young to young at heart. Kicking off the excitement on day one will see the king of the jungle, Simba, making his acting debut in the 90s classic The Lion King at 5:30 pm. See if Kevin Bacon can overturn his new small town’s ban on dancing in Footloose at 7:30pm in what promises to be a singing and dancing extravaganza. To top off the day, hang onto your hats as Harrison Ford becomes the iconic Indiana Jones as he seeks the Ark of the Covenant in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark at 9:30 pm.

The excitement doesn’t end there, as day two promises to offer just as many timeless classics. Start the journey under the sea as Ariel and Sebastian take the adventure of a lifetime in The Little Mermaid at 5:30 pm. See if Doc and Marty can solve their time travelling woes in Back to the Future at 7:30 pm and watch in terror as Bruce Willis plays John McClane in the classic action thriller, Die Hard, at 9:30 pm to finish the weekend.

Guests will also have an interactive experience like no other during the day one showing of Footloose. Prepare for an all-singing and all-dancing phenomenon as live performers will be on stage to give guests the immersive experience of their dreams. “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” as Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon) tries his best to change the views of this old-fashioned town and get everyone to cut loose and dance their blues away. This jaw-dropping display is sure to ramp up how you think about movies.

Proudly brought to you by BRAG in association with Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s leading entertainment hub, this free community event will take place at the picturesque Yas Links, Yas Island. With two days packed with the best in cinema classics, it hopes to transport guests back in time to an iconic era of film. Not only this, but guests will also be able to marvel at the best in gaming and fashion of generations past. The perfect spot for a fun-filled family day out, Yas Movies in the Park is the perfect trip down memory lane.

“We are so happy to be able to release this exciting line-up of iconic films. This free event aims to bring the community together to relive some of their best childhood memories and watch some timeless classics. This festival is certainly not to be missed and is sure to be a fun-filled nostalgia-induced weekend for all the family,” said Omar Kawas, General Manager, BRAG.

In addition to the variety of superb films, the festival will play classic 80s and 90s music, and visitors will also be given a chance to turn back the clock on their outfits as the makeover booth is on hand to give your look a revamp. It will also be fully equipped with all your favourite arcade machines, retro video games, neon pool tables, pinball machines, and air hockey tables. To top off the sentimentality, a selection of the best toys of the era will be available for everyone to enjoy, taking them back to evoke childhood memories.

Yas Movies in the Park will take place on the 5th and 6th of November at Yas Links on Yas Island. Get your free tickets to Yas Movies in the Park by registering at www.yasmip.ae.