Global Village, located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, is the leading family cultural, shopping and entertainment destination in the region, with a unique shopping experience at 32 pavilions representing more than 75 countries with different cultures. This season, which marks the 21st season of Global Village, is even bigger and better, with an expanded line-up of attractions, including fireworks display, weekly concerts and special circus shows and Globo shows. Global Village will be open this time from 1st November 2016 to 8th April 2017.
This season, Global Village will be hosting concerts every Friday. International stars from the Middle East, Asia and the world will be taking the stage every Friday at 9pm. A confirmed list includes: Cheb Khalid, Mika Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Atif Aslam, Omar Abdul Lat, and Mohammed Assaf.
Operetta “UAE The Nation of tolerance”
Global Village presents, Operetta UAE The Nation of Tolerance, the largest musical theatre production during the 45th National Day celebrations from the 1st until the 6th of December 2016 on the Main Cultural Stage. 40 performers from Ornina Theatrical Dance Group will enact this Operetta with a spectacularly visual show.
Global Village presents this season a new Cultural Square and Global Village Boulevard and new pavilions including: The Far East, Algeria, Eastern Europe (Romania, Serbia and Ukraine), and the return of Jordan. Visitors can also enjoy unique dining experiences with new restaurants, cafes and street food kiosks.
Firework Displays are on Thursdays & Fridays at 9pm and there will be a parade every Friday at 8.30pm.
Timings & Ticket Price
Global Village operates 7 days a week, and opens its gates to visitors From Saturday to Wednesday from 4:00pm-12:00am, and opens until 1:00am on Thursday, Friday, and public holidays.
Monday will always be a family day, unless it is a public holiday.
Global Village general admission tickets are available for sale at all Global Village gates starting 3:30pm every day until half an hour prior to park closure.
Price of General Admission Ticket: AED 15.
The RTA has set up 2 bus routes to allow the public affordable and easy-to-use methods of getting to Global Village. The first route (103) starts from Union Station, while the second route (104) starts from Al Ghubaiba Station. The service runs from 3:15pm until 11:15pm, with 30 minutes of travel time. For more information on RTA buses routes and timings, please contact RTA on 8009090.