(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Yas Island is all set to ring in the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display at du Forum's 'Winterland Carnival', along with Katy Perry's highly anticipated live concert. The Grammy-nominated singer's New Year's Eve performance will be the pinnacle of winter festivities taking place on the island.
Also performing on Saturday night is Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and global superstar Akon, who will take to the stage at Mad on Yas Island for an unforgettable show.
"New Year's Eve is a time of celebration for all, which is why we want our visitors - together with their families and friends - to usher in 2018 with the most excitement and fun possible. Only on Yas Island can visitors enjoy family-friendly festivities, in addition to a spectacular fireworks display and a world-class show of entertainment courtesy of pop-sensation Katy Perry....truly no greater way to celebrate this time of year!" said Gerardo Llanes, executive director, destination management, Yas Island.
The 'Winterland Carnival' is open from 2pm to 10pm every day and is free to attend for all ages. The carnival will stay open until 12.30am New Year's Eve to play host to a fireworks display. Kicking off at the stroke of midnight, the stunning fireworks show will be best viewed from the du Forum and Yas Marina.
The carnival features family-friendly attractions like a dedicated snow park with an ice slide, snowball fights, snowmen, a magical forest, a festive miniature train, and fun games, such as 'Coconut Shy'. Families can also sample dishes from the various food trucks or visit the beverage zone for refreshments. Those looking for unique local crafts can also visit the carnival's seasonal market.
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