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An Evening With Jim Gaffigan

Comedy | English | 2hrs | Age 16yrs +

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21 Jan, 2022 at 08:30 PM Etihad Arena: Abu Dhabi. | AED. 195 Onwards
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Covid-19 Vaccination Proof and PCR TEST (96 hours prior) is compulsory to attend this event, as per the Government of UAE and Abu Dhabi Government regulations. Please refer to detailed T&Cs

Leading USA Comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform in Abu Dhabi for the first time!


A top ten comedian according to Forbes’ 2019 comedy list, Jim has recently released his 8th stand up special, The Pale Tourist, on Amazon which was nominated for a Grammy. He was also recently awarded for being the first comedian to reach one billion streams on USA streaming service, Pandora. Jim also has multiple specials on Netflix and is constantly featured in the Top 10 Comedy Specials on the platform globally.


Gaffigan has won two Emmy awards for his humorous work on CBS Sunday Morning and has appeared in many high-profile films.


This will be the first time Jim performs in the UAE for an exclusive headline show at the Etihad Arena!

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.

FAQs:

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 1, 2, 3 and 4. 


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 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) on best-available basis. Seat numbers cannot be modified or changed, nor will a transaction once completed, be refunded. 


What are the age restrictions that apply?

Every attendee needs to have a valid ticket The minimum age for entry to this event is 16 years

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] 

T&C

  • Age limit: 16+
  • 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 (see below)
  • Please refer to the detailed Covid protocols below. These protocols are subject to change as per the regulations released by the Government of Abu Dhabi
    • ATTENDEES 16 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE MUST SHOW VACCINATED STATUS (E OR star sign ) ON AL HOSN AND PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST VALID FOR 96 HOURS
    • DPI TEST WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
    • CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE EVENT
  • Strictly NO readmission
  • Minimum age to attend the event is 16 years. Under-18s to be supervised by a ticket-holding adult
  • Doors will open at 7:00 PM and event starts at 8:30 PM. The total duration of the event is approx. 2 hours. Please do not be late. Entry procedure with Covid checks may take considerable time to complete
  • All ages require a valid entrance ticket & there are no discounted tickets
  • 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) and the credit card that was used for purchase the tickets
  • 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
  • Please do not bring coats, strollers or bags to the venue as there are no storage or check in facilities and you will not be permitted entry with these items
  • 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
  • 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 arrive at least 60 minutes early to allow for health checks and note our no bags policy
  • ATTENDEES 16 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE MUST SHOW VACCINATED STATUS (E OR star sign ) ON AL HOSN AND PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST VALID FOR 96 HOURS
  • DPI TEST WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
  • CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE EVENT
  • 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
  • Additionally, guests must produce their Covid 19 vaccination proof (two doses of a coronavirus vaccine with the second dose having been taken within the previous six months). For senior citizens and people with chronic diseases, their second dose should have been received within the previous three months)
  • 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 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