After weeks of stunning upsets, the FIFA World Cup 2018 final is upon us with France going head-to-head with Croatia on Sunday, June 15 at 7pm. Want to know the best places in Dubai to watch the match? We’ve got you covered with the top fan zones around town. Check them out…
1. Atlantis World Cup Fan Zone
What’s on: Atlantis Dubai is hosting a World Cup Fan Zone with a capacity for over 2,000 fans. Ladies enter for free and guys pay AED 100 on the door, which is redeemable against food and drinks. Minimum spend on seated tables starts from AED 1,000. The venue is split into two zones: The Stadium is in the main viewing arena, while The Bench offers a more chilled out vibe, featuring casual seating and a gamer’s corner, complete with its own Playstation activation. There will also be a prize giveaways, daily challenges, a painting station and a high-tech VR football experience. For bookings, call +971 4 426 0666.
Location: Atlantis Dubai, Palm Jumeirah
2. The Dome in Sports City
What’s on: The Last Stand at The Dome in Sports City features 3-massive screens to watch all the action live, including live music and entertainment including Giant Jenga and human foosball in the family-friendly zone. Entry is free and you can book the VIP Fast Track Ticket to skip the queues for AED 120, which includes your first AED 100 in food and beverage vouchers. Make reservations here or call +971 54 778 8842.
Location: The Dome Dubai, Dubai Sports City
3. Fairmont The Palm
What’s on: Head to Fairmont The Palm hotel and experience their World Cup tent along with drinks deals, multiple viewing screens and a tasty bites menu serving up selections like nachos, popcorn shrimp and beef sliders. There’s a minimum spend of AED 95 per person. For bookings, call +971 4 457 3457.
Location: Palm Courtyard, Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah
4. Barasti Dubai
What’s on: The Barasti SuperDome includes two fan zones with enough space for 8,000 fans. Featuring enormous screens, live special effects, DJs and drinks promotions, entry is free throughout the FIFA World Cup 2018. For bookings, call 04 318 1313.
Location: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
5. Garden on 8
What’s on: Garden on 8 is hosting its FIFA World Cup Fan Zone, featuring a giant flat screen, plenty of seating setups, along with food and drinks options, including deals like a bucket of 5 beers (and get 1 free) for AED 199. For bookings, call +971 4 427 1000.
Location: Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City
6. Emirates Golf Club
What’s on: The Football Central fan zone tent at Emirates Golf Club offers free entry to guests, along with one giant and 12 extra-large screens alongside a score of fan favorite snacks and beverages. Football lovers can choose from a number of packages starting at AED 475 for a snack platter and eight beverage vouchers, perfect for a group of four. For bookings, call +971 4 417 9999.
Location: Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills
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