Dubai Expo 2020 is one of the most awaited events of the year. It is a global platform to promote international trade and investment, build a strong community and spread innovation. It is expected to bring 120 nations together around the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
The Dubai World Expo 2020 will feature a plethora of attractions and events across world pavilions and offers visitors a host of shopping and dining options. It is expected to host 192 country pavilions, more than 60 live events daily and 200+ international restaurants. Plan ahead and get your Dubai Expo 2020 tickets!
The Dubai Expo was scheduled for October to April 2020-21. Following a change in schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has now been rescheduled. The Dubai Expo will be bigger and better following its opening on 1 October 2021 and will continue till 31 March 2022.
Due to the pandemic, various public safety guidelines are in place at the Dubai Expo. Here’s what you need to know before planning a visit.
Dubai Expo 2020 tickets are now available for sale for the duration of October 2021 to March 2022. More details about Dubai Expo 2020 will be available closer to the opening date. These tickets are open-dated, allowing you to book a 1-Day pass for any time between the period of October to March.
A precursor to the grand opening in October 2021, the Dubai Expo has newly premiered a select few of its pavilions. These exclusive tickets provide access to the three thematic pavilions – Terra, the Sustainability Pavilion; Alif, the Mobility Pavilion; Mission Possible, the Opportunity Pavilion – as they open up. These tickets must be booked online.
The Dubai Expo is an event visitors from all around not just the UAE, but the world have been looking forward to. Due to this, you can expect long waiting lines at the ticket counters. If you’re looking for a quick, easy way to bypass these queues and get straight to the entrance, book Dubai Expo 2020 skip the line tickets. You can choose to book either the 1-Day or 3-Day pass.
The Dubai Expo is located towards the outskirts of the city. If you’re looking to avoid the hassle of planning your commute to the location, book Dubai Expo tickets with hotel transfers. These tickets provide round trip transfers to and from the hotel you will be staying at, a convenient option for those staying in the middle of the city. These tickets are valid for 1-Day.
If you’re in the city for a short while and are looking to cover top attractions, book Dubai Expo combo tickets. Along with admission to the Dubai Expo, you can visit either Burj Khalifa At The Top, the Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Garden Glow, Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Dubai Frame, or go for a Dubai city tour. You have the option of choosing either a 1-Day or 3-Day ticket validity.
The Dubai Expo 2020 tickets price for an adult’s standard admission ticket remains the same, children between the age of 6 to 17 enjoy reduced pricing. Moreover, person’s of determination enjoy free entry while their companion will get 50% off on their ticket. Please carry a valid photo ID to avail discounts.
Here's what to know about the three thematic pavilions at the Dubai Expo.
Terra, the Sustainability Pavilion, is true to its name. Visitors can indulge in organic food at the Terra Cafe and shop for unique products made entirely from sustainable materials, ideal for unique gift ideas. Moreover, guests can enjoy live performances, and visit the children's play area as well.
Timings: Tue to Thu – 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM; Fri to Sat – 04:00 - 10:00 PM
Dates: 22 January 2021 - 10 April 2021
The thematic pavilion, Alif, is about mobility. The pavilion is designed in a futuristic manner, and aims to provide unique perspectives on how ideas, goods, and data can move in a more efficient and inclusive manner. Get exclusive themed products from the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center here!
Timings: to be announced
Dates: coming soon
Mission Possible, the Opportunity-themed pavilion, believes that there is tappable potential in each individual – and aims to assist in unlocking it. It seeks to push every individual to become a catalyst for change through various means and help discover more opportunities in and around us.
Timings: to be announced
Dates: coming soon
All images courtesy of the official source: Dubai Expo 2020
You can drive down, or take the metro to get to the Dubai Expo. The location has its own metro stop, for visitor convenience. Furthermore, about 580 Expo Rider buses have been made available for free for Expo 2020 visitors; pick-up point details will be updated soon.
Yes. Car parking is available from 08:30 AM to 01:30 AM on weekdays, and till 02:30 PM on weekends/special days. 3 special parking zones have been allocated for people with determination.
The Dubai Expo will be open every day of the week from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM on weekdays, and 10:00 AM to 02:00 AM on weekends.
The Terra (Sustainability) Pavilion is open between 03:00 PM to 09:00 PM from Tuesday to Thursday (last entry at 08:00 PM), and between 04:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Friday and Saturday (last entry at 09:00 PM).
Yes, various steps have been taken to ensure that people of determination can conveniently access the Dubai Expo. Primarily, the PODium App will allow visitors to navigate comfortably through the pavilion of their choice and identify what accessibility features are available for their use.
Visitors can store special medication and specific products at designated areas at the Dubai Expo.
Yes, several ATMs are available for visitor use at Expo 2020.
There are more than 200 dining outlets at the Dubai Expo. There are a multitude of options for all diets and palate preferences.
Yes, there are plenty of options for visitors to shop. You can purchase collectibles, souvenirs, gift items and specific Expo 2020 merchandise here.
The Dubai Expo 2020 is one of the most-awaited events with plenty of things to do. Travelers, business persons, tourists, scientists, artists, and more will all join together for new experiences, to innovate and to devise solutions. Here’s what to expect at Dubai Expo.
The Dubai Expo theme is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating The Future’. It seeks to be a platform that will seek ingenious solutions for a better future. The Expo aims to achieve this through its three pillars: Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability. Through these, the Expo looks towards social reform, improved connectivity and grasp on alternative sources of energy.
This platform boasts a multitude if informational, educational and entertainment-filled pavilions. The innovative manner in which these Expo 2020 pavilions have been divided is interesting: each one of the multiple participating countries explore culture and science through one of the three sub-themes. This allows visitors to enjoy a truly global experience.
Attractions at the Dubai Expo 2020 are aplenty, all designed to keep all visitors involved and entertained. Indulge the endless dining and shopping options, befriend Latifa and Rashid, the official mascots of Expo 2020, head to the top of the rotating observation tower, and do more! Also, keep an eye out for associated projects like Museum of the Future and Jewel of the Creek.
An event at such a large scale as the Dubai Expo would be incomplete without dedicating adequate space to the arts. Cultural experience will be aplenty! Attend the Al Wasl Opera, enjoy the crafts & design programs, stretch the boundaries of your imagination like never before with the visual arts, witness stunning art installations and attend art workshops, and more.
No World Expo is incomplete without a host of cultural events. Participate in live performances by world-class musicians and comedians, and in festivals by different countries. Attend workshops that teach you how to make your own robotic friend! Find a platform with avant garde experimenters and thinkers. What’s more is that you can try everything between extreme sports to meditation sessions.
There’s plenty of souvenirs to take back after shopping at the Dubai Expo. Keeping in line with the theme of sustainability, the products are innovative and eco-friendly. You can purchase products like stationary, clothing, food items, or toys that are from small stores and local businesses or are made from recycled material. These are perfect as unique gifting options or to store as collectibles.
Participate in conversations designed to change the future for the better. Expo 2020 will host a series of talks that tackle issues critical to humanity, wildlife and the environment. Topics that have already been discussed were about tolerance and inclusivity, rural development, and knowledge, while upcoming themes are about mental health, agricultural, water, digital connectivity and more.
Food lovers are in for a culinary adventure. At the Dubai Expo, you’ll be spoilt for choice from the 50+ cuisines across 200+ food outlets available. Dining at the Dubai Expo is unique – all the raw material is fresh and sourced from local businesses, catering to dietary needs of all individuals and their varying budgets. Visitors can also understand how technology will change the future of food through robots and VR.
Follow all the coverage for free on TV; On Satellite: Arabsat Badr4; Band: Ku-BSS; Frequency: D/L 12092 V, 5/6, 27500, DVB-2, QPSK
All images on this page are courtesy Dubai Expo 2020 Official Website.
Dubai Expo 2020 is postponed to 2021. It will run from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.
Visitors can purchase skip-the-line tickets, tickets with return transfers, and combo tickets that allow access to experiences like Burj Khalifa, Dubai Garden Glow, Dubai Frame and more.
If you purchase the monthly and season pass, you get unlimited entry into the Dubai Expo. However, with the 1-Day and 3-Day passes, you can enter only once.
You can purchase tickets offline, directly at the venue. Alternatively, you can purchase your tickets online to avoid waiting in long lines.
It depends on the ticket you purchase. Skip the line tickets cost AED 120, while tickets with return transfers cost AED 169. Combo ticket prices vary depending on the experience you purchase.
Yes, you can display your e-ticket on your phone. Please make sure to carry a valid ID proof.
It is open 7 days a week, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM on weekdays and 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM on weekends.
You can drive down, take one of the free Expo shuttle buses, or take the metro to get to the Dubai Expo.
Yes. various steps have been taken to ensure that person’s with determination conveniently and easily navigate their way through the Dubai Expo.