8 Best Things To Do In Global Village Before It Closes For The Season

As the current season draws to a close, seize the opportunity to explore and indulge in the unforgettable experiences it offers.

by Priyanka Fernandes
8 Best Things To Do In Global Village Before It Closes For The Season

Experience the magic of Dubai’s iconic Global Village, a must-visit destination offering diverse cultural exhibitions, thrilling rides, and culinary delights from around the globe. Founded in 1996 as part of the Dubai Shopping Festival, Global Village has evolved into a sprawling theme park, captivating visitors with its attractions for children and adults alike. As the current season draws to a close, seize the opportunity to explore and indulge in the unforgettable experiences it offers.

1. Ramadan Wonders

Immerse yourself in the vibrant Ramadan spirit at Global Village, where delicious cuisine, cultural entertainment, and a festive ambience await. Explore the Ramadan Wonders Souk, featuring themed delights from pavilions across the venue. Enjoy daily shows by the Arabian Orchestra and captivating Tannoura shows. Be sure to catch the iconic Ramadan cannon, sounding each evening at sunset to mark the beginning of Iftar.

When: 11th Mar to 9th Apr from 6 pm to 2 am
Cost: No entry fee for Ramadan wonders

2. Neon Galaxy

Embark on an extraordinary escapade with your loved ones at this mesmerising new attraction. Experience the thrill of 10 exhilarating games designed to cater to all adventure seekers. Venture on a thrilling experience with dynamic ninja courses, coasters, and space-themed challenges. Choose the combo package with 2 to 3 attractions and create unforgettable memories with your family. Please note that the attraction is open to adventurers with a minimum height of 110cm.

When: until 28th Apr 2024 from 6:00 pm – 2:00 am (Ramadan Timing)
Cost: 2 Zones for AED50 per person and 3 Zones for AED70 per person

Also Read: Global Village Unveils Neon Galaxy, A New Attraction At Mini World; Here’s All About It

3. Geely Mega Raffle Draw

Don’t miss the opportunity to win big with the exclusive automotive partner, Geely, in season 28. To enter the draw for a brand-new Coolray or Monjaro, individuals must purchase 7 entry tickets at any gate between 11th Mar and 25th Apr. Each set of 7 entry tickets qualifies for one entry into the raffle draw, with raffle draw boxes conveniently located next to ticketing counters and Geely stands. The Geely Mega Raffle Draw is scheduled for 26th Apr 2024. 

When: Until 25th Apr 2024
Cost: 7 entry tickets

4. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

Discover the eccentric and fascinating world of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not with over 250 exhibits and interactives, including 40 new ones. Explore 7 galleries with over 220 exhibits curated to mystify and delight, including the new Heroes Gallery. Don’t miss the 4D Moving Theater and Happy Family 4D, and grab a souvenir from the store to remember your unforgettable experience.

When: Until 25th Apr 2024
Cost: Museum entry is AED45, Marvelous Mirror Maze entry is AED35, Power up entry is AED35 and 4D Moving Theater is AED35

5. Carnival

Explore Carnaval’s extensive array of 195+ rides, games, and attractions, offering boundless fun and excitement for visitors of all ages. From thrilling rides suitable for every age group to timeless arcade games, there’s a diverse range of entertainment options. Don’t overlook the adrenaline-inducing 31-themed rides, delivering an exhilarating experience guaranteed to satisfy thrill-seekers. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Carnaval and relish the joyous moments captured in our Season 28 gallery, promising unforgettable memories for all.

When: Until 25th Apr 2024
Cost: Ride tickets around around AED10 to 50 individually

6. Food

Food In Global Village
Image Credits: GLobal Village Website, Things to do.

Embark on a culinary journey at Global Village, where you can savour flavours from around the world at over 200 dining spots, including restaurants, cafes, street food kiosks, and speciality concepts. Whether you’re craving international cuisine or local delicacies, there’s something to tantalise every palate at this foodie paradise. Don’t miss out on the unique dining experiences this season, including the all-new Road of Asia, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Asian markets and sample authentic products from 13 countries, such as Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

When: Until 25th Apr 2024
Cost: On-Demand

7. Pavilions

Explore the diverse themed pavilions at Global Village, where you’ll encounter delights at every turn. Enjoy diverse experiences like lively bazaars, delectable delicacies, and incredible talent worldwide. Make sure to visit the Selfie Spots, perfect for capturing unforgettable moments. Global Village is a treasure trove of cultural delights. It offers a wide range of items, such as cashmere shawls, calligraphy-inspired jewellery, fragrant frankincense and oud, and an array of honey and oils. You can immerse yourself in cultures and traditions worldwide, including Japanese Kabuki masks and Iranian carpets.

When: Until 25th Apr 2024
Cost: No Entry Fee for the pavillions

Also read: Global Village Welcomes A 26.2 Ft Tall, 8000 Kg Steel Bird; And It Has The Guinness World Record For It Too

8. Shopping

Shopping Global Village
Image Credits: Global Village Website, Things to do.

Global Village offers an unparalleled shopping experience, with pavilions from around the world providing a plethora of options. Explore a world of treasures, from Moroccan Argan oil and Turkish delight to Japanese Kabuki masks and Iranian saffron. Whether you seek a unique memento or the ideal gift, discover handcrafted souvenirs, textiles, jewellery, and regional specialities for an unforgettable shopping journey.

When: Until 25th Apr 2024
Cost: Depends on the product

From exploring cultural exhibitions to indulging in culinary delights and enjoying thrilling rides, Global Village offers plenty of things for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re seeking excitement, cultural experiences, or shopping adventures, Global Village promises an unparalleled journey. Hurry and seize the opportunity to experience the magic before it’s gone for the season.

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