– Emirate-wide summer season begins on June 11 and runs until September 5 –

All India, 23rd June 2015 : Abu Dhabi’s Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is launching a major promotions drive across its malls with twelve luxury Mercedes-Benz cars set to be given away in prize draws to lucky shoppers as part of this year’s Abu Dhabi Summer Season.

Shoppers spending a total of AED200 at any of the 12 participating malls in the emirate will be eligible to take part in the promotion by exchanging their purchase receipts for a raffle coupon. A total of 12 consecutive weekly draws and announcing winners will be held in Al Ain Mall, Al Wahda Mall, Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Bawadi Mall, City Mall, Dalma Mall, Deerfields, Marina Mall, Khalidiya Mall, Nations Galleria, The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, and World Trade Center beginning on June 20 and ending on September 5 with a new Mercedes-Benz car given away each draw.

“We promised to reveal more exciting news for Abu Dhabi Summer Season and this is the chance to win a brand new Mercedes-Benz car each week is yet another reason to come and spend summer in Abu Dhabi whist enjoying shopping across the emirate’s various superb shopping malls. Working with our key partners and stakeholders, we have excellent promotions and deals across our range of hotels, malls and attractions for everyone to take advantage of as we move to become a year-round destination,” said Sultan Al Dhaheri, Acting Executive Director Tourism, TCA Abu Dhabi.

The three-month long season of entertainment, promotions and offers is taking place across Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain and Al Gharbia (Western Region) with a Mercedes-Benz car the star prize every Saturday evening.

Abu Dhabi Summer Season begins on Thursday, June 11 with four mall events beginning at 5pm, and repeated three times during the evening: A Brazilian Carnival Parade at Marina Mall, a Butterfly Parade at Deerfields, Breakdancers at Al Ain Mall and a Harlequin Parade at World Trade Center. The events will be rotated across other participating malls including Dalma Mall, Al Wahda Mall, The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, Nations Galleria and Bawadi Mall until Saturday, June 13.

Throughout the summer season, a range of attractions, shows and walkabouts will be hosted including a series of Ramadan-inspired events and activations, oud players and children’s stage shows.

“We have a thrilling summer season ahead of us with a full programme of entertainment across the emirate for the whole family to enjoy,” added Al Dhaheri.

Promising ‘Fun for All’, the Summer Season will host more than 60 performances in venues and theatres across Abu Dhabi emirate arranged by some of the UAE’s leading event companies.

The series of live shows begin on July 18 with an Eid celebration in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain with Saudi singing sensation Mohammed Abdo and Emirati singer Habeeb ElYasi. Visitors and residents, both young and old, can also enjoy Sesame Street Live, Indian singing star Shreya Ghoshal, Hans Klok – the world’s fastest illusionist, Mythbusters and Arabic and Western comedy nights, as well as a range of other leading shows for adults and children.

For a full list of events and timings visit: and follow@AbuDhabiEvents on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.


Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The authority manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programmes relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. The authority supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key authority role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.

For more information please contact:
Pukhraj Varshneya
PR and Brand Executive
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
Tel: +91 11 23737348, +91 9810871469 Fax: +91 11 23350270

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