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An Evening with Michael McIntyre

Comedy | English | 3hrs | Age 12yrs +

26 Nov, 2021 at 07:00 PM Etihad Arena: Abu Dhabi. | AED. 295 Onwards

Covid-19 Vaccination Proof and PCR Test Results are compulsory to attend this event, as per the Government of UAE and Abu Dhabi Government regulations.

Leading UK comedian Michael McIntyre performs in Abu Dhabi for the very first time! Michael will take to the stage on Friday, 26th. November, for a safe & socially distanced show at Etihad Arena supported by Paul Tonkinson

Michael is one of the world’s most recognizable comedians and his most recent ‘Big World Tour’ featured 250 sold-out shows consisting of almost one million ticket sales across 20 countries. He is an English Comedian, Writer & TV Presenter and most recently released his headline Netflix Special which was one of Netflix’s most-watched Comedy shows in 2020.

Strict COVID-19 social distancing measures will be in place to ensure maximum customer safety. Please scroll to the Event Information below and make sure you have read and understood these before making a ticket purchase.

Ticket Group Info: Tickets are available for groups of 2, 3 or 4 guests.

About The Venue:

Etihad Arena is the region’s largest multi-purpose indoor arena set on the stunning waterfront of Yas Bay, offering world-class event space and hospitality. Proudly positioned on Yas Island, the Middle East’s premiere leisure and entertainment destination, the Etihad Arena is set to become the UAE’s leading entertainment landmark and enhance Abu Dhabi’s position as a global entertainment destination. Designed with sustainability at its core, the venue offers a dynamic event space that can be easily transformed to host a variety of events including large-scale international concerts, sports games, corporate events, private functions and local community celebrations. Only 7 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 45 minutes from Dubai, Etihad Arena is the ideal venue for both international and local visitors to enjoy a unique experience at this striking venue.


What is the seating plan?

The event is a Fully seated event. Seats will be automatically allotted on best-available basis. Subject to availability, guests may book in groups of 2, 3 and 4. No single seats are available.

There are 5 seating categories - with the Floor being the closest to the action. 

Floor: Laugh out loud from the floor; the closest seats to all the comedy action!

Lower Tier A: Relax in enhanced comfort from our North and South side lower grandstand seats with extra legroom, arm rest and cup holders 

Lower Tier B: Enjoy great views from the lower concourse in our comfy high-backed seats with cupholders and arm rests

Upper Tier A: Chuckle with a great view from the closest upper tier seating

Upper Tier B: Enjoy the comedy from comfy, upper tier tip-down seats

When will I receive the E-ticket?

You will receive an instant confirmation upon booking with the E-ticket(s) attached as PDF documents. 

The E-ticket(s) with the QR Code should be downloaded to your mobile device for entry at the venue. Alternately you may print the tickets too. 

No screenshots, emails or other documents will be allowed for entry to the concert. Customers not carrying the E-ticket bearing the QR Code will be denied entry to the concert. No printouts / E-tickets shall be provided at the venue for customers who fail to produce their tickets. 

Are there provisions for buying food and beverages at the venue?

Yes, there are options for buying food and beverages at the venue. Food or drink from outside is prohibited to be brought into the venue. 

What are the entry timings and concert timings?

The gates open 60 - 90 minutes prior to the show. There may be some opening acts before the main performance. However, these are tentative timings and BookMyShow will not be responsible for any unforeseen delays here.  Please arrive at least 60 minutes in advance to allow for ingress through the queues after Covid-19 checks. 

How do I gain entry to the concert?

Please download your E-ticket containing the QR Code for entry to your mobile device. Entry will be given upon scanning the QR Code at the gate to validate the ticket. We advise you to make sure you have downloaded the ticket in advance and saved it, to avoid any network connectivity issues. Please also bring your identity proof (Passport / Emirates ID) and vaccination and PCR test proofs to the venue. 

Is there parking at the venue?

Yes, parking is available in and around the venue subject to availability on a first-come basis. We advise you to consider using public transport options if possible. 

For seated categories, is it a free seated event?

This is a seated concert with allocated seating (seat number, row and category). 

What are the age restrictions that apply?

Every attendee needs to have a valid ticket and there are no child tickets. Persons between 12 and 18 years’ age will need to be accompanied by an adult 21 or older carrying a valid ticket. Under-12s are not permitted to enter the venue. 

Alcohol will not be served to persons below the legal drinking age of 21. We advise patrons to carry an age proof to the venue. 

Where can I reach out for help?

You enquire on our UAE helpline number 042468829 (from within UAE) +971-4-2468829 (from outside UAE) or write to [email protected]


  • Strict COVID-19 social distancing measures will be in place to ensure maximum customer safety. Please make sure you have read and understood these before making a ticket purchase.
  • A negative PCR COVID-19 test result valid for no more than 48 hours prior to the event must be shown to enter the venue. Please refer to the detailed Covid protocols below
  • Strictly NO readmission
  • Under 18yrs must be accompanied by an Adult 21yrs+
  • Under 12yrs are not permitted to enter the venue
  • Doors will open at 7:00 PM and event starts at 8:30 PM. The total duration of the event including intervals, is approx. 3 hours. Please do not be late
  • All ages require a valid entrance ticket & there are no discounted tickets for those 12yrs-18yrs
  • Entry to the event is subject to validation of the ticket at the gate
  • Please download your ticket bearing the QR Code/barcode to your mobile device. It is the responsibility of the ticket holder to ensure that the QR Code / Barcode is clearly visible on your device
  • This event is fully seated. Seats will be automatically allotted as per the best available seats at the time of booking. No requests for change in seats will be accepted
  • ORIGINAL identification must be produced (Passport, UAE & GCC ID card ONLY)
  • No other forms of ID will be accepted. No photocopy IDs will be accepted
  • We can ask you to prove your age at any time. If you refuse, we can prevent you entering the venue/ ask you to leave the venue
  • You must be 21 or over to purchase or consume alcohol at this event
  • You will be asked to leave the venue if you supply alcohol to someone under 21
  • No professional cameras, audio or video recorders allowed within the venue; anyone found to be recording the show will be immediately removed from the venue with no refund provided
  • Tickets once sold will not be taken back, exchanged or refunded. No requests for change of seats will also be entertained
  • No refunds / partial refunds will be given to prior customers in case of any subsequent reduction in ticket prices owing to sales or promotions
  • Attendees are requested to arrive at the venue well in advance of the starting time for the concert. Gates open one hour prior to the show
  • Please do not bring coats stroller or bags to the venue as there are no storage or check in facilities and you will not be permitted entry with these items
  • No professional cameras, audio or video recorders allowed within the venue; anyone found to be recording the show will be immediately removed from the venue with no refund provided
  • Strollers and bags of any size are not permitted in the venue and storage is not provided
  • Please refrain from carrying any prohibited substances, including but not restricted to drugs, firearms, glass bottles, professional cameras and video cameras, ammunition, weapons, whistles, air horns or other such devices or explosive material to the venue. If banned substances are found on person, the venue reserves the right to evict the bearer from the event without any compensation and also initiate proceedings as required by law
  • Purchasers will be responsible for making their own arrangements for travel to the venue and stay if applicable
  • BookMyShow will not be responsible for any change programme schedule due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Pets are not allowed at the venue
  • This is a strictly no smoking venue (including E-cigarettes and vaping devices)
  • In case of show cancellation, purchasers shall receive a full refund of the value of tickets purchased, as per the timelines shared by the show promoter. No other compensation shall be provided apart from the ticket refund
  • Online ticket resale is prohibited. If the ticket is bought from a reseller such as Online Ticket Shop, Viagogo or Dubizzle or other resellers, it is considered invalid, and entry to the event will be declined. It is the responsibility of the customer to be of the correct age required to enter the event. It is the customer's responsibility to abide by the dress code set by the Event Organizer if any. If the customer is denied entry by the Event Organizer for any reason BookMyShow is not liable to refund the tickets. It is the responsibility of the customer to attend the event at the correct time. Non-attended events will not be refunded by BookMyShow
  • For any enquiries call +971-4-2468829 or email [email protected]
  • For full details about the conditions of entry to the Etihad Arena, please refer to https://www.etihadarena.ae/en/terms-and-conditions

Covid-19 Protocols

  • As we welcome you to the Arena, please note extra COVID-19 measures are in place for your well-being. Please find details of these additional precautions on the Enhanced Safety Measures Page on our website. Please arrive 60 minutes early to allow for health checks and note our no bags policy
  • In order to enter the venue, all guests must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test result, valid for no more than 48HRS prior to the event. Test result must be shown using the AlHosn App
  • Overseas visitors must present a negative PCR test displayed via an official notification from a UAE registered clinic. Failure to display any of these will result in entry being refused, refunds will not apply
  • Thermal scanning will be conducted and any guest showing signs of high fever will be denied entry, refunds will not apply
  • Guests will proceed to the turnstile entry where their e-ticket will be scanned. Please make sure you have downloaded your ticket onto your mobile device
  • Face masks are mandatory for all guests at all times, including when seated and guests are asked to adhere to all social distancing guidelines
  • Contactless payments only are accepted throughout the venue
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages can be ordered from your seat or directly from venue concessions
  • Alcohol can be purchased from venue bars, subject to age verification (legal drinking age is 21+)
  • Sanitization of the venue will take place prior to the event and at regular intervals throughout the event
  • Hand sanitization stations are placed around the venue and we encourage guests to use them regularly