A “NBA DISTRICT” fan event in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the NBA and pop culture coming together from October. 5-9 as part of the first league matches in the UAE

ABU DHABIThe United Arab Emirates, September 22 2022 /PRNewswire/ – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced today that “NBA District”, an interactive and immersive fan event in conjunction with the NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022, will be held at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi From Thursday October 6Sunday October 9.

NBA Zone, NBA Abu Dhabi 2022 Games

The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 will see the Atlanta Hawks and 2021 NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks play two pre-season games at the Etihad Arena today. Yass Island in Abu Dhabi on me Thursday October 6 And the Saturday October 8 in 8 pm GST, marking the first league matches in The United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates) and the Arabian Gulf.

Ideal for those attending the games and visiting the area, the NBA District will showcase the music, media, and arts associated with NBA culture. Fans will be able to interact with NBA characters from all over the world, watch original NBA entertainment, enjoy hands-on basketball, and purchase limited-edition NBA merchandise.

“We are delighted to maximize the NBA experience with the NBA District, an unmissable event for fans and families alike,” said Saleh Mohammed Saleh Al Jaziri, Director General of Tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi. “At Manarat Al Saadiyat, everyone can enjoy the immersive and exciting atmosphere of watching matches live, as well as exhilarating basketball and fun activities. Hosting the NBA District as part of the region’s first NBA games is another memorable moment. Abu DhabiAs we continue to attract world class sports, we share our warm Emirati hospitality and showcase the many exciting, inspiring and relaxing destination experiences with the world.”

Fan activities in the NBA District include formal photo opportunities with the famous Larry O’Brien Cup and live panel discussions with workshops featuring current and former NBA players, global content creators, artists and performers. Pop-up court “NBA Ice Buckets” will allow fans to compete in the buzzer-winning basketball game for a chance to win NBA prizes.

A one-day NBA District ticket costs Dh55, while a five-day ticket costs Dh215. Fans can purchase tickets for the NBA District and NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 by visiting NBAEvents.com/AbuDhabi and following NBAArabic on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter For the latest updates and news. Fans can also download the NBA Events App for details on appearances and special events in the NBA District. Additional events, activities and appearances will be announced prior to the event.

The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 is part of a pioneering multi-year collaboration between the NBA and DCT Abu Dhabi. The cooperation also sees that the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, under the title “Visit Abu Dhabi”, acts as an official tourism destination partner for the National Basketball Association in The Middle EastAnd the North AfricaAnd the Europe And the China.

Contact: Hayley Fletcher, Hayley.Fletcher@bcw-global.com

Source: DCT Abu Dhabi

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