Global Village Dubai is reopening on Tuesday, October 25, for its 27th season, and if you haven’t visited before, it’s one to add to your Dubai bucket list.
One of Dubai’s most popular, affordable, family-friendly attractions, Global Village is known for its numerous pavilions, international cuisines, market stalls, and interests. Rides and shows.
It’s particularly famous for its regular fireworks displays; especially its multiple fireworks show every New Year’s Eve.
Everything about Global Village Dubai
What is Global Village?
Global Village Dubai is a vast, multi-cultural theme park with so much to see and do. There are 26 international pavilions, heaps of cultural shows, carnival rides, street food stands, the region’s first oddity museum, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, and more.
What world international pavilions are there?
There are 27 pavilions to visit at Global Village Dubai, representing 78 nations worldwide. These pavilions include Turkey, Pakistan, Europe, Americas, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Syria, Japan, South Korea, China, Africa, Egypt, India, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Iran, Yemen, Bahrain, Kuwait and, of course, the UAE.
Qatar and Oman will add two new nations to the pavilion line-up in 2022.
Food will be a massive focus at Global Village Dubai this year, with the addition of more than 100 new restaurants, cafés, kiosks and street food options.
There will be more than 200 food options on-site, with plenty of old favourites returning to join the new names.
Major attractions of Global Village
The pavilions at Global Village, there’s a heritage village to check out, as well as the main stage for daily shows, mission speed stunt show and kids’ theatre. There are fire fountain shows, heaps of tasty street food along Kiosk Street, an Indian chaat bazaar and a floating market. There’s also the vast carnival area with loads of rides.
New for 2022 will be the Global Village Big Balloon, a massive helium balloon that can float to the height of a six-storey building (around 61m above the ground).
Alongside the new balloon, a House of the Fear site will be complete with a haunted cemetery.