Students and members of the public from all ages can attend and enjoy the various activities at ADSF. Adults can attend a show with their children, enjoy the interactive exhibitions, and explore innovator projects. Children, starting from two years old, can participate in the diverse workshops available at the festival.
Yes, the Imagination Playground offers children aged two to eight years old the opportunity to explore and have fun in a safe environment during the festival’s operating hours. Parents are advised that no child may be left unaccompanied.
ADSF visitors can park their strollers in dedicated lanes within each tent across the festival’s site.
Free parking is available at the Khalidiya Parking Lot, opposite A’l Bahar at the Abu Dhabi Corniche. You can use the underground pedestrian tunnel that leads you directly to the festival’s entrance.
Yes, but there are some laws regarding capturing photographs or videos in the UAE. Please ensure that any footage taken complies with the relevant general and specific regulations.
Yes, several food outlets are available for the public throughout the festival’s run.
The ticket is only valid for the date of purchase; you have to purchase a different ticket for each day.
Any child aged 15 years and below must be accompanied by their parents.
You can use the same ticket to enter for the whole day; however, the ticket is only valid for the date you purchased. If you go on a different day, you will have to purchase a new ticket.
No, pets are not allowed.
No. The festival provides a wide selection of food outlets that are available for the public throughout the festival’s run.
Yes, the admission fee for parents accompanying their children is AED 5.
Skateboards, scooters, tricycles and similar items aren’t allowed on-site, with the exception of buggies, strollers, or prams due to safety concerns.
Yes, there is a dedicated First Aid Clinic within the festival as well as an ambulance on standby throughout the festival’s run.
Yes, please visit the Central Management Office, which is clearly marked on all festival maps, and we will assist you.
Yes, please visit the Central Management Office which is clearly marked on all festival maps, and we will assist you.
Each child entry ticket includes two workshops and a show, for example: Mini Mechanics (workshop), Scientists’ Lab (workshop), and Prehistoric Aquarium (show)
No, however kindly note that each ticket grants access to two workshops, which are 45 minutes in length each, and a show, which is 30 minutes long. Please plan your visit accordingly in order to maximize you and your family’s enjoyment at the festival.
There is no specific dress code; however, we request that visitors dress respectfully.
Yes, participants must attend all 10 days and be available at all times to showcase their projects.
There is no specific dress code; however, we request that innovators dress respectfully.
You only have to register your group once with all team members.
Yes, each project has one booth.
Yes. Four coupons will be provided to a maximum of two innovators per booth each day. Food will be provided in the catering tent located in the Khalidya Parking Lot across the street from the festival. It can be reached though an underground pedestrian tunnel directly from the festival’s entrance.
Yes, at least one member of your team must be at the booth at all times.
Yes, the booth is shaded.
On the last day of the event, February 8 2020.
The prize will be distributed by cheque to each winner.
No, there is no limit on the number of group members.
There is up to AED 60,000 up for grabs for winning innovation projects
On the last day of the event, February 8 2020,
Yes, parents can be present at innovators’ booths