The zone will be able to seat 1,000 fans, with the overall capacity of the venue going up to 2,500 people. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani / Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The ultimate venue for football fans in Abu Dhabi to catch all the action of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is now open. The Yas Island Fanzone - FIFA World Cup Viewing Experience - has kicked off at Yas Links on Yas Island.

The 10,000sqm dedicated fan space is ready to welcome residents and visitors from around the world to cheer on their teams in four action-packed zones; the main viewing zone, the activation zone, the F&B zone and the VIP lounge zone.

Featuring football-themed activities for all, non-stop family entertainment, and ample space for up to 2,000 fans a day, visitors will be able to watch their favourite teams live on one of the largest outdoor screens in the country in the main viewing zone.

Fans will also be able to take part in loads of funcompetitions, sample delicious bites from a selection of food trucks and stalls from homegrown popular favourites and enjoy an entertaining line-up of stage shows, DJ sets, and roaming artists.

VIP lounge

An intimate VIP Lounge will also offer next-level comforts,with a second screen for games and a shisha lounge with visitors also able to purchase official FIFA-Licensed merchandise including World Cup Trophy replicas and nation-themed footballs.

The fanzone will also feature football games and activities which will encourage the crowd to get involved, with FootPool, Fast Feet and Targeted Kick screens available. The fanzone will also host daily FIFA 23 gaming tournaments.

The Yas Island Fanzone – FIFA World Cup TM Viewing Experience, which has been created in partnership with Miral and AB INBEV, will be open throughout the football tournament, which will run from 20th November to 18thDecember. Tiered entry options are available with General Admission passes costing AED 50, All Game Access passes at AED 95, and Season passes at AED 950. The VIP shisha lounge is also available for table bookings.