Dubai’s Expo 2020 site will transform into a ‘Fan City’ with giant screens and entertainment zones to host fans of FIFA World Cup.
Two zones will be available, one at Jubilee Park and a second “more deluxe experience” at Al Wasl, information from the organizers said.
Admission to the event starts at $8 (AED 30) and will feature VIP and hospitality packages.
Tickets are not yet available for sale. When it goes live, it can be purchased from event ticketing provider Platinumlist.
Children under the age of 12 attend for free.
The Jubilee Park setup will feature table-top games, agility courses, foot volley courts, penalty kick activations, face-painting, and DJ’s spinning decks during half-time, according to information provided by the organizers. It can host up to 10,000 visitors and offer bites from food trucks. Alcoholic beverages and a shisha lounge will also be available.
Starting December 3, the Al Wasl venue will offer a “VIP guest experience” under the iconic dome of the Expo City, information shared with the media said. Four jumbo screens will broadcast the matches live while the in-game graphics will be projected onto the Al Wasl dome. The event will also see a flag-raising ceremony, national anthems, and pre- and post-game entertainment. At least 2,500 can be seated under the dome, including VIP and VVIP packages.
The Jubilee Park zone will open at 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and 12:00 p.m. on the weekends. The Al Wasl zone will open at 6:00 p.m., and ticket-holders for the early game will enjoy complimentary access to Jubilee Park following the event.