Date: 30th Oct 2018 – 06th Apr 2019
Category: Lifestyle, Live Entertainment, Family, Community, Experiences
Ticket price: AED15
Presenting something magical about Global Village, this festival park is all set to present cultures together as visitors discover different countries around the world in just a few hours. Meander from London’s Big Ben to the leaning tower of Pisa in Italy, visitors can take selfies against the romantic backdrop of the Taj Mahal or travel back in time to Ancient Egypt.
There’s a lot to enjoy with more than 75 countries displaying traditional handicrafts and snacks across 30+ pavilions. Children and adults alike will delight in the bright lights and lively atmosphere created by parades, plays, and all kinds of shows, from fire-breathing street performances to break-dancing and musicals.
There’s a lot of fun to be had with over 50 games and thrilling rides at the region’s largest funfair. Visitors can keep an eye out for Global Village’s mascot, Globo, and his adventures across the globe with Scaredy Bat and more! A must visit Global Village is the season to see all the open-air fun they can have with the entire family.
This is the region’s first multi-cultural festival park that offers an adventure around the world. Right from being mesmerized by traditional and futuristic performances, to experiencing the joy of shopping at buzzing street bazaars from around the globe, Global Village is a place like no other. Visitors can taste authentic delicacies from over 20 countries and let loose at the Carnival Funfair. A visit to Global Village is a memorable and magical experience. An extravaganza of sights, sounds and aromas from every part of the globe, making this entertainment destination a true feast for the senses. They can join the celebration of diversity.
Global Village offers it all for the price of just one entry ticket of AED 15. People can have a bite on the go from any of the 100+ themed kiosks at Global Village. They can also visit one of the 20+ multi-cultural restaurants and cafes located around the park. Turkish Delight, Arabic Wraps, Thai Fruit Juices or Iranian Kebabs are available at Global Village, it can take people on an irresistible journey around the world. The brand new 58m high Wheel of the World in Global Village has remarkable views of the Dubai land area. The first ever multi-cultural Floating Marketin the world with an international culinary experience serving food from around the globe. The brand new Circus experience at the Carnaval will include ringmaster, perch acts, high wire acts, clowns, wheel of death and so much more!
Many visitors were given free admission to the 23rd year of Dubai’s Global Village on Tuesday ahead of the official opening on Wednesday. The popular festival park is all set to be open until April 6 next year. This year visitors can explore 27 new pavilions with 78 countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, India, China, Russia, Kuwait and Japan are represented.
Global Village is located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road Exit 37 and Monday is a Family Day [Except Public Holidays]. Global Village has dedicated Monday to families only, so that children and parents can spend some quality time at the park.
Sat – Wed: 16:00 – 24:00
Thurs, Fri and Public Holidays: 16:00 – 01:00
*Please note that Monday is designated for families with kids and ladies only.
Photo courtesy: www.globalvillage.ae
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