Discover the Magic of Ramadan at Global Village

Discover the Magic of Ramadan at Global Village

As much as Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection, it is also a time for communities to unite and celebrate their shared values and traditions. For residents and visitors alike, visiting Global Village offers a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in a tapestry of cultures, traditions, and cuisines from around the world.

This Ramadan, the world is coming together at Global Village to celebrate the spirit of the holy month. Here’s how you can maximize your visit to this popular tourist attraction in Dubai.

Ramadan Wonder Souq

Ramadan Wonders at Global Village — what not to miss
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The Ramadan Wonder Souq is the newest addition to Global Village’s Ramadan offerings. Situated at the center of the park, this traditional Emirati market offers a treasure trove of unique trinkets and seasonal delights from around the world. You can roam around the stalls to sample the best of what they have to offer. With vibrant colors, aromatic scents, and timeless traditions, you can surely capture the essence of Ramadan. From exquisite décor to delectable treats, the Ramadan Wonder Souq promises to elevate your festive moments and create lasting memories with loved ones.

Arabian Orchestra

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Experience the mesmerizing melodies of the Arabian Orchestra as they grace the Global Village main stage with daily performances. A talented ensemble of 30 artists brings a rich and diverse collection of Arabian music, promising an unforgettable musical journey for the guests. The 25-piece orchestra is sure to resonate with your soul throughout Ramadan. You can also enjoy the captivating live shows like a harpist’s performance, enchanting tunes by renowned violinist, and the mesmerizing Tannoura show.

Ramadan Step Challenge

Global Village is reintroducing its popular Step Challenge this Ramadan. By participating in this challenge, you stand a chance to win exciting prizes such as Samsung Galaxy mobile phones, Apple, and Samsung smartwatches. To take part in the challenge, download the Global Village mobile app and walk around the park. By completing 10,000 steps during a single visit, you will automatically qualify for a weekly draw. The winners will be announced every Friday throughout Ramadan. The opportunity to win these fabulous prizes is available until April 6 only.

Witness Firing Cannons

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The firing of Ramadan cannons is an age-old tradition. The firing signifies the end of fasting for the day. At Global Village, this timeless ritual is brought to life, offering visitors the chance to partake in this cherished tradition. As the sun sets and the day draws to a close, you can witness the ceremonial firing of the Ramadan cannons.

Shopping Spree

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With Eid less than a month away, you need to visit Global Village. Home to a diverse array of traditional clothing, accessories, and handicrafts from over 90 countries, you will surely be able to find the perfect Eid present to gift your family and friends. Be it intricate ceramics from Morocco or handmade jewelry from Turkey, you will be able to discover hidden gems that make your Eid celebrations truly special. You can also shop for your Eid outfit from the numerous stalls in pavilions like Morocco, Bahrain, India, and Pakistan.

Festive Backdrop

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Global Village is all decked up with lights and lamps to give out a Ramadan vibe. Every corner of the park is adorned with vibrant decorations, from the bustling marketplaces to the charming streets that wind through the grounds. The park is adorned with colorful banners, twinkling lights, and intricate displays, creating a captivating backdrop for evening strolls. Whether enjoying a leisurely meal with loved ones or simply basking in the serene beauty of the surroundings, Ramadan at Global Village offers a truly unforgettable experience. You can also take festive-themed photos for your gram.

Iftar and Suhoor Offerings

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The air around Global Village air is filled with the irresistible aromas of culinary delights from around the world. You will be able to find delicious bites form around the world to break your fast. From sizzling kebabs to aromatic biryanis, the food stalls and restaurants offer a mouthwatering array of traditional dishes that reflect the rich diversity of global cuisines. You can indulge in decadent desserts like baklava and kunafa or sample exotic flavors from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Live Shows

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Global Village is hosting a variety of events this Ramadan to cater to guests of all ages. The night sky will be illuminated with a symphony of lights every Friday and Saturday at 9 pm. Do not miss the exclusive Ramadan-themed laser and fire show transforming The Dragon Lake into a masterpiece. For young guests, weekends are filled with excitement at the Kids' Theatre, featuring entertaining shows including a spectacular Arabic puppet show and a Ramadan-exclusive Kaleidoscope Show. Moreover, each pavilion hosts traditional musicals and shows at their respective stages.

Visit Global Village’s website to check out the latest events scheduled for Ramadan.

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