A Stunning Shopping Destination – The Global Village Dubai

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  • Global Village is one of the most amazing entertainment and recreational destinations in Dubai that is planning to welcome the public on 25th October 2020. The plans are set to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this great entertainment and leisure hub. We have accumulated everything about this happening event from music and dance shows to much-awaited dining options Read the blog below to find out. 


    On the silver jubilee of this largest entertainment and leisure destination, the event has come up with more than 40,000 activities, shows, and events. Global Village has also been stamped “Dubai Assured” from the Municipality of Dubai therefor all the necessary health and safety precautions are enabled for the safety of their visitors. Global Village 2020 will be your chance to witness the international cultural diversity. It is one of the best places for a fun family-friendly time in Dubai. Global Village features a host of numerous activities that are entertaining and fun for people of all ages. You can explore everything here from street food to heritage shops that will spice up your time in the reopening of Global Village this year. 


    Global Village 2020 has something for everyone that can keep everyone engaged at this iconic shopping and entertainment destination. Before planning your visit to Global Village Dubai 2020, make sure to see all the things that you can do there to have an idea of how you wish to spend your time there. Global Village 2020 has everything from exceptional entertainment and shopping destinations. 

    Country Pavilion:

    Numerous countries from all over the world have their own pavilions at Global Village with food items and products typical to their heritage, history, and culture. Countries from the Far East, MENA region, South Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas have their pavilions at Global Village in its 25th season. 


    This destination is ideal for all those individuals looking to experience a bazaar-style shopping at its best. Just like each year, several businesses and retail outlets from all over the world will be setting up their outlets and pavilions at this iconic shopping festival. 


    Global Village has various dine-in restaurants and street food stalls to allow visitors to savor flavors from all over the world. There would be around 140 food kiosks at the silver jubilee anniversary of Global Village and most of them will be located on the dedicated food street. There are various delicious food options available at Global Village including Egyptian koshari, Thai, dynamite shrimp, Turkish Potato, pizza cones, hot dogs, burgers, kebabs, shawarma, raclette cheese, churros, Japanese desserts, and Louisiana fried chicken. 

    Moreover, the visitors can also try out several other restaurants, cafes, and trolleys at Global Village. For a more foodie experience, the visitors can also head to the Floating Market having stalls offering East Asian cuisines including the Indian chaat bazaar, fruit bazaar, and more. For snacks, you can have your pick of salted corn, candy floss, karak tea as well as luqaimat which is the popular traditional Emirati sweet. 

    Retail Outlets:

    Global Village has been a shopaholic’s heaven for the past 25 years because of its various retail outlets and stalls that take place here. There are various branded retail outlets at Global Village along with umpteen stalls run by small business owners. The branded outlets at Global Village include Anwar Dar al Oud Perfumes, XPressions Style, Shahar Qamar, and more. 


    There would be so much entertainment for the visitors of Global Village with its kid-friendly entertainment options to various street artists. Various stage shows also take place in Global Village including Ballet Revolution, Festival, and Bollywood Icon. Kids can also have a great time at Global Village by meeting their favorite costumed TV characters like Angry Birds and PJ Masks and seeing them perform on stage at the 25th anniversary of Global Village. 

    Stunt Shows:

    You can also enjoy deadly stunts at Global Village in 2020. The 25th season of Global Village promises exciting stunts to the visitors from tanks to buggies to gravity-defying explosions and tricks.

    Stunt Show at Global Village Dubai

    Street Entertainment:

    Global Village Dubai is back with a range of amazing street acts including Bollywood Flash Mob, Double Dutch Skippers, and more. Don’t forget to keep your cameras ready!

    Carnival at Dubai Global Village:

    There is a separate carnival area at Global Village to keep your children engaged in the exciting array of more than 100 arcade games, skill-based games, and over 31 exciting rides. This event has everything that you need for thrill-seeking and fun-loving adults as well as children. 


    As per the official website of Global Village Dubai, the opening date of Global Village Dubai is 25th October 2020 and the festival will remain active till April 2020. 


    The events at the 25th season of Global Village are not yet confirmed except the weekly firework show that will run on Thursday and Friday at 9:00 p.m. every week. We will update you about new events as they are announced on the website. 


    You can enter Global Village Dubai through either of the two gates – the Cultural Gate and the Gate of the World. The ticket prices of this much-awaited event are listed below:

    • AED 15 per person

    However, the entry of senior citizens aged 65 or above and children below is completely free. The people of determination can also enter free of charge with one caretaker. 

    Terms and Conditions:
    • The tickets of Season 25 of Global Village Dubai are available from October 2020 to April 2021.
    • The price of the ticket includes 5% of VAT.
    • The purchased tickets of Global Village Season 25 are non-refundable.
    • The free entry of people of determination depends upon the availability of their ID cards.
    • The ticket purchased is only valid on a single entry and can not be used for multiple entries. 

    Apart from this, make sure to adhere to the following guidelines:

    • You can not bring tricycles, hoverboards, roller skates, bicycles, or skateboards within the premises of Global Village.
    • Animals are not allowed within Global Village.
    • The whole event is a non-smoking region where smoking is prohibited in all areas of the park, funfair as well as restaurants. 


    • Thursday and Friday: 4:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. (last entry 11:30 pm.)
    • Saturday to Wednesday: 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (last entry at 11:30 pm.)

    Mondays are reserved for families so while the timing is the same, entry is only allowed to couples, women, and families unless Monday falls on a public holiday. Monday is the busiest day of the week in Global Village with a huge crowd. 


    The tickets for Global Village Dubai can be purchased each day from 3:30 pm daily until half an hour before the park closes. Any other sources of purchasing tickets for Global Village Dubai are fake and scam. 


    Global Village Dubai in its 25th season has collaborated with Virgin Megastore to release VIP packs. These VIP packs will be sold online through the Virgin Megastore Website starting from the 3rd of October, 2020. There are plenty of perks and benefits of purchasing these packages:

    • Exclusive discount offers from the partners of Global Village.
    • VIP parking spaces
    • VIP hotline and dedicated concierge services.
    • Skipping the queue
    • Reservations in restaurants

    Vip Packages:

    • Silver: AED 1200
    • Platinum: AED 5000
    • Gold: AED 1800

    These packages include special offers from Global Village partners including The Green Planet, Dubai Parks & Resorts, Laguna Waterpark, and Roxy Cinemas. You can get your VIP package upon reaching in the UAE. Up to 8 packs can be purchased on a single Emirati ID. Don’t waste your time as the stocks are limited.


    Apart from the exceptional shows, events, and food, Global Village Dubai is known for its festivities and lights. It is the true celebration of diversity as people, trade, heritage, and products from different countries around the world come together once a year here at Global Village Dubai that unites the people at one platform. You can expect a whole lot of fun, entertainment, and acceptance of diversity by visiting this marvelous event in Dubai. This event will surely be one of the best events you ever had in your life. 

    Global Village Dubai


    The location of Global Village Dubai is quite convenient and easily accessible from the Arabian Ranches and Dubai Motor City. This park can easily be reached by car as it is situated along the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road. You can either use the car-sharing services in Dubai or your private car to reach Global Village. 

    If you want to reach the destination through public transport then you can take buses 103, 102, 104, or 106. All of these buses will take you straight to the location of Global Village Dubai. Moreover, it is the cheapest way to reach the destination. Make sure to stay informed about the opening and closing times of Global Village so that you do not miss your last bus out of the area.

    If you are thinking about parking then the event takes place on an expansive park and can accommodate up to 23000 cars at the venue with multiple exits and entry points. 


    Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, Exit 37



    Willing to visit this event full of marvels? Make sure to update us about your experience by posting a comment in the comments section below. Stay tuned to learn more about some of the best things in Dubai