Tue, 06 February 2024
While the on-track action is bound to thrill Formula One fans with serious speed and daring overtakes, the off-track entertainment promises to be as adrenaline-fuelled as ever. Take a look at what to expect at the Bahrain International Circuit from February 29 to March 2.
The biggest-ever off-track entertainment programme awaits race fans attending the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2024, celebrating 20 Years of a Modern Classic as the Kingdom showcases its landmark 20th anniversary in F1.
The incredible line-up of colourful attractions include live performances by superstar artists, stage shows featuring world-renowned cartoon characters, incredible circus acts, thrilling carnival rides, lively roaming performers and much more.
The grand prix weekend will be headlined by the first-ever Saturday night race at BIC, making for an additional spectacle to the already extra-special occasion in Sakhir.
Sensational Live Performances
There will also be so much for the whole family to enjoy at F1 weekend at BIC.
Global superstar DJ and producer Diplo will play the post-race concert on the Saturday night.
The 13-time Grammy nominee has toured the world over and collaborated with the world’s biggest stars including Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Madonna, Bad Bunny and countless others.
For the younger race-goers, Nickelodeon Rocks will offer an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind experience. At the heart of this attraction is a dynamic stage show featuring beloved Nickelodeon characters such as Dora the
Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, Paw Patrol, and Shimmer and Shine.
In addition, Nickelodeon Rocks will have various interactive sections where kids can participate in exciting activities. These zones provide an opportunity for young race-goers to unleash their creativity and imagination while enjoying hands-on experiences that are both entertaining and educational.
For another memorable show that will engage both children and adults alike, Circus Extreme will bring an exciting blend of a traditional circus experience with a contemporary twist. Its team of acrobats, proficient in various disciplines, will be dazzling fans, with carefully selected music complementing their amazing performances.
Adrenaline Pumping Carnival Rides
A pair of exhilarating carnival rides will also be on hand at BIC’s vending area for all to experience throughout the F1 weekend. These are the Ferris Wheel and The High Impress.
The Ferris Wheel, a recurring attraction at the F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, offers a distinctive vantage point for spectators. Illuminated against the evening sky, it stands as a symbol of elegance amidst the circuit backdrop. Its towering presence provides a panoramic view of BIC and the surrounding Sakhir area, allowing visitors to observe the racing action from a unique perspective.
The High Impress is a pulse-pounding amusement ride that blends safety and thrills for an unforgettable experience. Fans will get to feel the rush of controlled spins and rotations, making for a dynamic and captivating adventure.
Furthermore, BIC will be bringing in an army of roaming entertainers who will be interacting with fans from morning to night and setting the festival-like atmosphere on all three days of F1 weekend.
These delightful characters include the Puglia Street Band, AJ Batucada, TikTak Marionette, Stevie Wheels, Juggling Dom, Carnival de Colores, and so much more!
There is certainly something for everyone in this sensational line-up of off-track entertainment at the F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2024.
For more information, visit bahraingp.com, call 17 450-000 or follow the circuit’s official social media accounts.