Etihad Arena is a brand new, multi-purpose indoor arena set on the stunning waterfront of Yas Bay


Etihad Arena is a brand new, multi-purpose indoor arena set on the stunning waterfront of Yas Bay, offering world-class event space and hospitality. Iconic from the inside out, our state-of-the art arena is designed to be incredibly versatile. Providing an unmatched and easily-adaptable space that can be perfectly tailored to any event, Etihad Arena can host intimate gala dinners, full-scale rock concerts, global sporting events, Broadway shows and much more, offering the ultimate options for any event. For event bookings or enquiries contact

3,565 SQM Main Bowl

13,600+Seating capacity

18,000Full Bowl capacity

17Luxury Suites

1,200SQM Grand Ballroom


With capacity for up to 18,000 people, our bowl can host some of the world’s biggest and most sensational live events.

With flexible seating, custom-built (modular) staging, and draping that can transform the Arena from stadium to theatre, the flexibility of the space makes it the perfect choice for promoters and companies looking to host international concerts, theatre performances, TED Talks, sports events, conferences, exhibitions, galas and more. You can also hire the Grand Ballroom, with its sweeping views across Yas Bay, as a Club Lounge.


The Aldar Club Lounge has been intelligently designed for hire as a large 1,200 sqm space that can also be divided into three separate rooms of 400 sqm. Sound-proofed partitions are placed to create these sub sections or to provide a wholly private room that you can hire on its own. The Ballroom also offers access to a large full-width private terrace overlooking the main entrance plaza and the spectacular Yas waterfront.

Ideal for conferences, balls/gala dinners, weddings, MICE or corporate events and annual award presentations, its sure to offer the best experience for every guest.