'Disney on Ice' is coming to Abu Dhabi's Etihad Arena in September

The show will mark the return of live family entertainment to the UAE capital

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Disney on Ice is set to come to Abu Dhabi's Etihad Arena this year, bringing with it a host of some of world's most loved children's characters.

Across two consecutive weekends in September, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy will take to the ice at Yas Island's new event space for Disney On Ice Presents Find Your Heroes.

As well as the classic Disney characters, expect appearances from Moana, Frozen's Elsa and Anna, Sebastian, Rapunzel and Belle, who will perform some of their most popular songs.

'Disney on Ice' will feature classic characters, including Moana. Courtesy Disney

The show marks the return of live family entertainment to the capital, and will be one of the first major events to take place at the new arena.

“We are very much excited about hosting this event in Abu Dhabi, as it marks the return of thrilling family entertainment events and activities that aim to engage the emirate’s community and visitors with the abundance of unique experiences available in Abu Dhabi,” said Ali Al Shaiba, executive director of Tourism and Marketing at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.

The show will feature some of Disney's most loved songs. Courtesy Disney

"Our partners have outdone themselves in the planning process, ensuring that on-ground staff, families and other guests are safeguarded from health and safety risks, without compromising on the exhilarating experience provided by Disney On Ice.

"We are thrilled to be part of this event and look forward to bringing many more events and experiences of this kind, to residents and visitors.”

Ali Haidary, founder and chief executive of Sportainment Entertainment & Sports, the promoter of the show, said: "We are excited to deliver a new experience and showcase Disney's magical shows at the brand-new state-of-the-art Etihad Arena in Yas Island."

The shows will take place on Thursday to Saturday, September 2 to 4, as well as the following weekend, from September 9 to 11, with several show times per day.

Tickets are on sale now, and start from Dh80.

More information is available at etihadarena.ae and platinumlist.net