Expo City Dubai opens to public, offering an emotional reunion for Expo visitors

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
  • Follow author on
Official Opening of Expo City Dubai
Official Opening of Expo City Dubai | Image Courtesy: Dubai Media Office

Expo City Dubai, the re-imagination of the Expo 2020 Dubai venue, has welcomed visitors after its official opening, to create a new chapter in history, offering an emotional reunion with some of their favorite attractions to its guests. 

Apart from the Alif – The Mobility Pavilion and Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion, which were opened in September, the official opening will also see the reopening of The Vision Pavilion and the Women’s Pavilion.

Visitors can also buy tickets to the Garden in the Sky observation tower and enjoy free daily access to the Surreal water feature and Al Wasl Plaza.

The official opening ceremony began with close to 50 Expo City Dubai staff and their families opening the Sustainability Entry Portal at 9.00 AM, inviting the public and heralding the advent of a new era.

In the evening, at around 6.15 PM, Al Wasl reawakened in spectacular style, with a spellbinding light show to celebrate the collaborative, creative and optimistic spirit of this innovation-driven city of the future.

Entry Passes 

The $32.67 (AED120) one-day Attractions Pass allows guests to visit the Vision Pavilion, the Women’s Pavilions, Alif and Terra, which are open daily from 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM, with more pavilions to be added as they open.

Alternatively, visitors can purchase individual pavilion tickets for $13.61 (AED50) per person per pavilion (free for children aged 12 and under and People of Determination).

A trip on Garden in the Sky, not included in the Attractions Pass, costs $8.17 (AED30) (free for children aged five and under and People of Determination).

Expo City Dubai also welcomed the return of some of Expo 2020 Dubai’s most popular food and beverage vendors, including traditional Emirati Al Fanar Restaurant & Café, ECCO Pizza & Pasta with its hearty Italian fare and the popular Albaik from Saudi Arabia.

Food trucks, including The Mattar Farm Express, B Café, Wofl, Tropicool, Daily Dose and Milky Ice Cream from Poland, as well as French cuisine from La Serre, will offer a range of quick bites, coffees, smoothies and frozen treats.

Entry passes can be purchased at the Expo City website and at ticket offices at Expo City Dubai.

Related: Dubai Safari Park all set to welcome its visitors for new season