Football fans are getting closer to the World Cup season they’ve all been so eagerly waiting for. Excitement is in the air.
Venues around the city are being set up to provide a spirited FIFA experience for fans, serving top-notch food and beverages to go along with the intensity of the matches.
Scroll down to see all the cool spots you can catch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 this season
These fan zones are for you to live out your World Cup fantasies with your gang!
20. No better place to catch a World Cup victory than at Rotana Sports Hub
Watch all your favourite football matches across Rotana’s destination outlets in the region. Cheer for your team, celebrate with friends and enjoy delicious food.
Enjoy exclusive access to the season’s sporting schedule. They have handcrafted menus, special offers and more only at Rotana Sports Hub outlets.
Psst… play and collect points on the Rotana Sports Hub App to win incredible prizes!
Where in Dubai? c.mondo – Centro Barsha, JB’s Gastropub – Amwaj Rotana, Long’s Bar – Towers Rotana, Morgan’s Gastropub –Al Bandar Rotana, Nelson’s –Media Rotana, The Boston Bar –Jumeira Rotana, The List Bar –Al Jaddaf Rotana, Aquarius Pool Bar –Rose Rayhaan by Rotana
More deets here.
19. Get into the football fever with your squad at Sheraton Jumeirah
Experience the excitement, joy and emotion of all that is football at Black Goose and Al Hadiqa Restaurant. Get ready for some exciting games, entertainment and DJs lined up to make you feel part of the action.
Black Goose Packages:
- Food & Bevvies during the matches including unlimited house drinks from Dhs199
- Drinks & Food including unlimited premium drinks for Dhs299
- Three food buckets for Dhs150
- A bucket of crunchy shrimp or calamari for Dhs60
- A bucket of chicken strips or wings for Dhs55
- Cheesy jalapeño poppers or mozzarella sticks for Dhs55
Al Hadiqa Restaurant:
Dinner and a GORGEOUS view. So, grab your friends and enjoy the great outdoors and delish Arabic food from their a la cart menu.
For reservation call 04 315 3838
18. It’s a party everyday at Aloft Splash Pool and Aloft Aloha Beach
This is a SPLASH! Grab your friends and cheer your team at this amazing fanzone at Aloft Palm Jumeirah. Delish food, refreshing drinks, and spectacular vibes and so much more!
Aloft Palm Jumeirah
How much? AED 99
*REDEEMABLE on food and drinks.
For bookings call 04 247 5577 – WhatsApp 052 609 3371 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
17. The best drinks deals and carnival experiences at Barasti beach
Beachy winds, football on the big screens, a couple of cold ones and grubs… No better way to unwind and root for your fave teams this FIFA World Cup Season!
Where? Barasti Beach Bar, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Resort & Waterpark
When? Until December 18th
Price? Free entry
16. Switch up movie day to World Cup day at VOX cinemas
With fully-immersive screen and sound, pitch-side seats for the best views, and a wide range of stadium-inspired tasty snacks…VOX Cinemas brings the ultimate game-day experience for you and your squad!
15. Catch a match at the only ‘official FIFA fan zone’ in Dubai
There are SIX ‘official’ FIFA fan zones in the world, and you’ll find one of them in Dubai…
With one MASSIVE 330sqm screen and an ‘unparalleled live 4D audio feed’ the state-of-the-art BUDX FIFA FESTIVAL will be buzzing from Day 1. Can’t make it to Doha? This will be the ultimate fan experience with stadium vibes and one B-E-A-utiful Marina view.
Ticket prices start at AED 78.75
20 November | 5 pm – 3 am
21 to 28 November | 12 pm – 3 am
29 November to 18 December | 3 pm – 3 am
Psst! This is a 21+ venue
More deets and tix here!
14. There’s a huge family-friendly fan zone in Sports City
64 matches will be broadcast live on 3 high-definition 4K mega screens, set on a full-size, natural grass football pitch. There’ll be live music, with English sing-along bands, a Brazilian samba band, DJs, and more to make sure this is hopping from start to finish.
Activities for all ages, including an area dedicated to kids with football-themed games, face-painting and castles. A 5-a-side World Cup will also be going on for the littlies!
Easy access, plenty of free parking with over 1,200 car capacity
Tickets can be purchased at www.isdfanzone.com or on the ISD BE App, which can be downloaded from the Apple or Google Playstore.
For more information call (055 365 7076).
13. Kick off the season at the Dubai Creek
Football fans can watch kick off at Lakeview’s new fan zone, offering various seating options spread across the venue’s expansive terraces, with picnic tables, bar seats, and relaxing bean bags for viewers to choose from.
Book your table here
12. Sofitel Dubai Downtown is gearing up to host an unforgettable football party with an infinity pool
If you’re looking for an outdoor fan zone that’s playing every single match, with a GIANT screen, infinity pool, and drinks packages, you need to head to Sofitel Dubai Downtown.
P.S. They are located just 1-minute away from Dubai Mall Metro Station
How much? No entry fee
When? 20 November Until December 18
- AED100 for 3 drinks
- Gold Package AED 1,200 / 6 guests
- Platinum package AED2,500 / 8 guests
11. Watch those tense matches near the sea at the Waterfront Market’s Newly Opened Café Aylla
Aylla has a highly sophisticated AV setup that allows you to watch multiple games all at once! Don’t miss out on the fun activities taking place daily, where you can stand to win some fab prizes.
Plus, their indoor and outdoor seating is perfect to help you soak in stunning views of the Deira Islands during halftime.
Tuck into their delish Mediterranean food after a game to relish your victories with a grand feast, or mourn your losses with some stunning comfort food.
For Bookings and more information please call 0557334508
10. This Fanzone by Press Play is bringing you all 64 games and live entertainment
64 games, 15 live performances, and fab vibes for the FIFA World Cup fans at Press Play’s fanzone. Also, an amazing food village featuring Allo Beirut, High Joint, Taqado. They’re also bringing 15 incredible live acts due to perform on particular dates at Precision Football, Ibn Battuta Mall.
When: Sunday, November 20 – Sunday, December 18
Where: Precision Football, Ibn Battuta Mall
For bookings, click here or call +971585942383
9. McGettigans is hosting a huge fan zone at Dubai Media City
Fans can experience the best atmosphere in town to cheer on their favourite teams while enjoying the games on a Giant 4K screen and a sound system that will make you feel every bit of the action! With plenty of F&B options, football activities and live DJ and entertainment daily.
After 8 pm the fan zone is for 21+ ONLY
Price? AED 50 entry fee, redeemable inside the fan zone on all F&B.
For more details, click here.
8. Feel the FIFA fever at Fan City in Expo City
These fan zones are going to get your world cup spirit rushing! From family-friendly vibes to a more deluxe experience, take your pick. Bring your friends and families and be prepared to have the best time here
Where? Expo City- Jubilee Park and Al Wasl
When? Sat & Sun- 12 pm to 1:30 am | Monday to Friday 5 pm to 1:30 am
7. Book your table at the Football Park in DIFC
Gather up your crew and head down to DIFC to catch some of the game in this premium fan zone in the heart of DIFC!
Where? The Football Park, DIFC Gate avenue
When? November 20 to December 18
Make your reservations here!
6. Catch all the FIFA action at this Abu Dhabi fan zone
It’s not just Dubai, spread your wings! Soak up the football experience in the capital of UAE. Recharge your passion for football and be a part of the matches non-stop! Their big screens guarantee an enhanced viewing experience!
Where? Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
When? November 20 – December 18
Get your tickets now
5. The World Cup experience amplified at Buffalo Wings & Rings
You’re getting the hottest deals for the most exciting time of the year! There’s something for every day and every budget. So pick a screen, sit back, and enjoy watching the game. Your soon-to-be favourite spot is calling!
Where? DIFC and JLT
4. Add to your FIFA spirit with Lo + Cale’s offers
Go Beyond the game with Lo+Cale’s new FooDball menu curated to keep energy levels high for the full 90 mins with all their delicious eats and global treats.
What? Special FoodBall menu and wide selection of hubbly bubbly available.
When? Offer valid from November 20th – December 18th 2022
Price? 99 AED fully redeemable on F&B
3. Score all the footie action at Brick Wall
Expect only the best fit offers for the World Cup! FIFA fans you won’t find yourself empty-handed while watching this game.
When? Every day from November 20th – December 18th
Where? The Brick Wall Sports Bars in:
Holiday Inn Express Dubai, Jumeirah
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Internet City
What? Beer bucket (5 bottles of Amstel or Budweiser) for AED 130
Burger + beer bottle (Amstel or Budweiser) for AED 55
Bottle of Amstel beer for AED 30
2. South Central in clutch to match your football team cheer
The sports hub you can count on to keep your head in the game and a drink in your hand this FIFA 2022!
When? Every day from November 20th – December 18th
Where? South Central Restaurant & Bar at Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport
What? Daily Happy Hour from 2 pm – 7 pm including:
50% off on house, wine and spirits
Selective cocktails for AED 30
A bottle of Budweiser beer for AED 35
Beer Bucket (Heineken or Amstel) for AED 150
1. Dock all your football craze at this hotspot in Jumeirah One
This hidden gem is where it’s at. With their cracking selection of draught beers, a menu featuring pub grub favourites, laidback atmosphere and big screens showing all the sporting action including FIFA World Cup 2022, gastropubs don’t get much better than this. Football fans get ready to tuck into trophy-worthy deals while watching the epic games!
Where? The Docks, Crowne Plaza, Jumeirah One
When? 20th November to 18th December 2022
What? World Cup Bucket: 5-bottle bucket of Budweiser for AED149
The Game Platter: Beef brisket sliders, onions rings, chicken wings, mozzarella sticks and Belgian fries for AED89.
World Cup Combo: Order nachos or a hot dog (beef or chicken) with a pint of Budweiser for AED69