All You Need To Know About Dubai Expo 2020

A once-in-a-lifetime celebration of cultural diversity, innovation, arts, entertainment! The most awaited global event of the year is all set to rock in Dubai, the DUBAI EXPO 2020. 


Expo 2020 – A Quick Look!

Dates  Fri, 1 Oct 2021 – Thu, 31 Mar 2022
Location Dubai Exhibition Centre
Mascot Salama, Rashid, Latifa, Alif, Opti, and Terra
Motto Connecting Minds, Creating the Future
City Dubai
Category International Registered Exhibition


Be ready to witness global superstars perform in the world’s largest 360-degree projection dome, or marvel at one of the magical daily parades, or discover dishes crafted by the most celebrated chefs from around the world. 


Connecting Minds, Creating The Future

Themed around ‘Connecting Minds, Creating The Future, Dubai Expo 2020 will be a global platform that aims to bring together networks, economies, cultures, and of course, people from all walks of life.

 Participating nations will showcase their innovations, achievements, and aspirations at Expo 2020 while exploring the three sub-themes of Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability. 

Special pavilions dedicated to various themes.
Special pavilions are dedicated to various themes.


An expo for everyone

The Dubai Expo is all set to offer a myriad of opportunities for all! No matter your industry, age, country of origin, culture, or interests.  Local journeys will offer inspirational fun for students and a special edutainment program will be available for companies and incentive groups. 


Things To Do At Dubai Expo 

192 Country Pavilions

The expo 2020 Dubai will have country pavilions, a first in the history of any World Expo. Walk in and out of pavilions learning interesting facts, and participating in immersive cultural experiences. 

Expo 2021 Country Pavilions
Expo 2020 Country Pavilions


60+ Live events, shows, and parades a day

World-class performers and artists will create unbelievable moments, complemented by storytellers and innovators. 

Live Shows
Live Shows
200+ dining outlets from around the world

The world’s most celebrated chefs will craft dishes from all corners of the globe using ingredients that will delight and surprise. Unique food halls spread across four distinct spaces invite visitors to engage with food like never before. Visitors also get to explore 50+ country cuisines and 30+ never seen before dining concepts in Dubai. 

Moreover, those who are interested in learning how to cook new dishes are well catered to at the Expo Dubai Masterclass Kitchen and Demonstration Kitchen. 

Explore 50+ kitchens and 200+ food outlets
Explore 50+ kitchens and 200+ food outlets


Theme Weeks

Each of the 10 weeks focuses on a special theme- addressing challenges and promoting opportunities and awareness through a cultural, social, and environmental lens.


Special Days

Dubai Expo is celebrated on a global scale and hence all major days celebrated across the world are celebrated at the expo with mega-concerts, celebrities, and major activities. The calendar includes Diwali, UAE National Day, Christmas, New Year’s eve, Chinese New Year, International Women’s Day, and many more. 

Celebrating Special Days
Celebrating Special Days
Non-Stop Entertainment

There will be continuous events going on at the expo like street festivals, stage shows, and music concerts. You’ll never run short of entertainment!


Sporting events 

There are countless opportunities for sports and fitness activities, spread across football pitches, cricket nets, workshops, and sports clinics.



You can shop almost everything in the world at Dubai Expo 2020. The range of shopping is that large, including stationery, clothes, food items, and toys. From small shops to big businesses, you’ll find them all. Most products are made of organic materials or are upcycled, keeping in line with its theme.

Shopping stores at Dubai Expo
Shopping stores at Dubai Expo
Educative Programs

The event has a myriad of educational programs and talks. The topics covered include biodiversity, and the environment, inclusiveness, rural growth, knowledge, mental health, agriculture, water, digital communication, and more.

Event Days & Timings

Dubai Expo 2020 starts from October 1st, 2021 to March 31st, 2022, aligning perfectly with the best months to visit the UAE. The fair is open 7 days a week for you to explore. The timings are as follows:

– Sat-Wed: 10 AM – 12 Midnight

– Thur & Fri: 10 AM – 2 AM


Your Entry to Expo 2020

1 – Day Ticket ( access for 1 day ) General admission – AED 120 ( USD 32 )
3 – Day Ticket ( access for 3 days ) General admission – AED 260 ( USD 70 )
Monthly Pass ( access for 30 days ) General admission – AED 350( USD 94 )
Season Pass ( access for the full 6 months )   General admission – AED 595 ( USD161 )
Season Pass Premium  General admission – AED 895 ( USD 242 )
Season Pass Ultimate General admission – AED 1295 ( USD 350 )


Getting to Expo 2020

Metro Trains

High-frequency service to and from the expo 2020 site and the Route 2020 Metro Station. 

Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro

Four Taxi/E-Hail pick-up/drop-off locations 

Expo Rider

Expo 2020 shuttle buses operate across Dubai and the UAE.

Private Vehicle

Parking is available with a free shuttle bus service to the main arrival gates


Getting around Expo 2020

Expo 2020 is a car-free zone built for walkability

People Mover

Free shuttle bus service operates around the perimeter of the Expo 2020 site. 


With the biggest global event in contemporary times having started making waves already, book your flight tickets right away to the venue with us. Plan your itinerary and gear up for a memorable experience ahead! 

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