Global Village extends current season by a week


• 7 Extra Days of Experiences, Exploration, and Excitement at Global Village
• Season 23 to end on 13th April 2019 due to popular demand by guests

Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has announced that the duration of its current Season 23 will be extended by a week. The last day of Season 23 will now be 13th April 2019, operating for a total of 166 days.

Global Village management decided to extend Season 23 in response to repeated requests by guests of its current best performing season. The multicultural Festival Park which holds 9/10 in its guest happiness index, strives to always exceed guests’ expectations and comply with their demands whenever possible. Global Village asked it guests through polls across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram if they would like the season to be extended. Within two days,  more than 150,000 followers responded with excitement towards the idea.

The additional seven days will give guests a chance to continue exploring the wonders that Global Village has to offer. All 27 pavilions will be operational and welcoming shoppers on a daily basis, in addition, more than 160 outlets will continue to offer delicious food from traditional dishes to unique street foods from 78 different cultures. With more than 60 rides and skill games, over 100 arcade games, and a fascinating circus show, Global Village’s Carnaval, that offers the biggest funfair experience in the history of the destination, will also be welcoming guests until April 13th.  Other upcoming attractions in Season 23 include the International Day of Happiness on March 20th, Mothers’ Day on March 21st , and the Festival of Colours on March 22nd . The park will continue to open as per its usual schedule, from 4 pm to mignight from Saturday to Wednesday and until 1 am on Thursdays, Fridays and public holidays.

Bader Anwahi, CEO of Global Village said: “Our decision to extend the season comes as a result to the numourous demands we are receiving through the various communication channels with our guests and stakeholders, indicating the ever huge success this season is recording. Our guests from residents to tourists will now have the chance to enjoy the international shopping and dining experiences as they interact with the various cultures, as well as the ever popular Carnaval rides and attractions for one more week. The extension also accommodates the various holidays that are recorded across the UAE and the region. Our partners from the hundreds of investors and thousands of exhibitors have also welcomed the extension as it gives them the opportunity to further benefit from the season’s success. We are proud to be the UAE’s number 1 leisure and entertainment attraction, and the world’s leading multi-cultural festival park, and we strive to continuously deliver the best experiences to the millions of our guests.”

Season 23 welcomes guests and offers unique shopping experiences, cultural performances, entertainment events and surprises every day until Wednesday, 13th April 2019. Global Village is open from 4 pm to 12 am from Saturday to Wednesday and from 4 pm to 1 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and public holidays. On Mondays, it is dedicated to families and women only.


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