dubai global village
- Author- Rose Mary
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There is something magical about Dubai, and so is with Dubai global village. This festival brings back color and joy to the visitors as soon as they enter this event. The Dubai global village showcases structures from all over the world with 26 pavilions filled with 78 cultures, and displays of 3500 from countries around the globe. Global village is a must visit for the tourist who wants to connect with the world by being at one place. Enjoy by people of all ages, this is the perfect event that you had been looking for.
Read this article till the end to find more details about Global village Dubai 2020, and global village fireworks today.
WHAT IS IT?
Dubai Global Village is located on the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, and combines cultures of somewhat 90 countries from all over the world. Global village Dubai also claims to be the world’s largest leisure, tourism, entertainment, and shopping project. Dubai global village started back in 1997 as the form of kiosks in the creek side opposite to the municipality. Later it shifted to Oud Metha area near Wafi city for a period of 5 years. As of now, the event has experienced more than 6 million visitors.
The Global village Dubai 2019 and the previous years’, and even this year feature four main sections. These sections consist of concerts and events, shopping, and food, and various other things. In the food aisle, you will find different types of cuisine from all over the world.
The Dubai global village has the largest parking capacity in the city of over 18300 vehicles. The parking is also divided into two categories. One is the general parking, which is free of cost, and the other one is paid parking or the VIP parking, for which you will have to pay a certain amount. There is also a valet parking available and shuttle bus service to and from the park.
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2018: This was the 23rd session which started on October 30th and remained open till April 13th. Over 27 pavilions and 90 countries were established in this season, and overall 23 concerts were held.
2019: This was the 24th session and the Global village 2019 opening was on October 29th and remained open till April 4th. The Global village concerts 2019 were interrupted due to the COVID 19 outbreak, and the government had to close the event early.
2020: This is the silver anniversary of Dubai global village, and hence, the most magical one. This event opened on October 25th and the Global village closing date 2020 is on April 18th.
- This would be the silver jubilee of Global village, and thus the party is grand.
- All safety measures have been taken regarding COVID 19.
- You will get to experience the diversity of cultures.
- It is an entertainment hub for people of all ages and hence, you will get to enjoy your heart out here.
THINGS TO DO
There are a range of activities that you can enjoy doing in the global village event that range from traveling around the globe to indulging in some real mouth watering cuisine. Read out to find out more:
EXPLORE THE GLOBE IN A DAY
No we are not joking. The main and the most famous highlight about this event are the 30 or more pavilions that feature more than 75 countries at one place. The event has added even some new countries to the list this year that includes Azerbaijan and Korea. While being at this place you will get the unique opportunity to globetrot the entire world by being at one place within a day. Get to know more about the culture of different countries, try out different things, and expand your knowledge the best way you can.
SPECTATE LIVE CONCERTS
From Sonu Nigam, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, and Shreya goshal to TAG live, you will get to see some of the most influential stars from Asia, middle east, and other parts of the world around here. With thousands of shows on Fridays, you will get to experience several brilliant performances here.
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ENJOY THE MIDDLE EAST’S FIRST RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT MUSEUM
This popular American museum franchise is a place where you can discover the most bizarre and unusual collection of displays, that covers almost everything. This is not an ordinary museum that you will visit. It features six galleries, with some really strange and fascinating exhibits which is worth a visit.
EXPERIENCE SOME SPINE THRILLING PERFORMANCES AND ATTRACTIONS
The event is not just about performances and food; it is much more than that. If you are amazed by adventures, then this is the place where you should be. Track down the daring stunts, acrobatic acts, and various other performances. You can also participate in some spooky live escape games to add to the fun.
VISIT THE FANTASTY ISLAND AND CARNAVAL
These are some of the new additions during the Global village Dubai 2020 dates. You will be able to experience an unmatched fair experience by visiting these along with your kids. Indulge in some stomach flipping rides and experience the adrenaline rush.
WATCH CIRCUS CIRCUS
This activity will give you a chance to enjoy some nerve wracking acrobatic performances by the brilliant talents across the world. This circus can accommodate around 500 people at a time.
SHOP YOUR HEART OUT
Shopping in this event is interesting and unique with so many options to choose from. You will always find something strikingly unique and different to take home from the 3500 shopping outlets. With a roaster of such intriguing cultures, you will have a wide variety of things to choose from.
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ENJOY DELICACIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Are you a foodie and you crave to try out food from other parts of the world? Then this is the perfect place where you can literally try all the food that you have ever wished for. You will get delicacies from around the globe at this event that you can savor upon.
ENJOY THE FIREWORKS DISPLAY
On Thursdays and Fridays, you can catch a magnificent firework display here. The lights usually begins from 9pm. Apart from these days, you will also get to view these spectacular fireworks on several other occasions like UAE National Day and New Year.
With so many activities to enjoy at the Dubai global village, we are sure you will be spending the best time of your life here.