Dubai Garden Glow Overview

Dubai Garden Glow is the largest and only one of its kind theme park in the world with distinctive concepts and unique backdrop. The park glimmers with mammoth figurines, magical exhibits, ice carvings, illuminated models and animated dinosaurs that are fabricated using recyclable products. Dubai Garden Glow comes up with novel innovations and ingenuity every year that amaze the visitors.

Dubai Garden Glow, the largest and unique theme park with its larger-than-life creations, lightings, live music, and attractions stimulate hormones in the human brain that enhance mood, pleasure, emotions, and cognition in visitors of all ages.

The glittering theme park located in Zabeel Park, spread over an expansive 40 acres of land, is a tribute to the creative and technological skills of Worlds’ best brains. The Dubai Garden Glow, run by a private-public collaboration, was inaugurated in the year 2015. The park remains closed during summer every year and re-opens again in October. So far, it has run for 4 seasons; 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Every year the park comes up with innovations and creativity to surprise and amaze visitors.

It comprises of four iconic zones; Ice Park, Dinosaur Park, Art Park, and The Glow Park, and attractions like Flower Wally, Colorful World, Glowing Safari, Happy Forest, etc. that astound and enchant the explorers. Some of the other entertainment spots, apart from the above-mentioned include, African Savanna, Ant Party, Panda Paradise, Rabbit Heart, Ladybirds, Candy Land, Water Fairies, Talking Tree, and Giant Phoenix vase. Live musical shows, gymnastic performances, water shows, and rides keep up the spirits of the vacationers and make their stay memorable.

The Garden transforms from an art arena in the day to a glowing garden in the night as 10 million energy-efficient bulbs and tones of recycled luminous material illuminate the epic-sized replica of wildlife and natural landscapes.

Along with fun and frolic, the Garden expounds about Global Warming by utilizing biodegradable products for installations to reduce the carbon footprint and make the earth a safer place for future generations. It introduces kids to varied flora and fauna and teaches about their importance and role in ecological balance. For those who feel hungry and listless after a lot of walking, the street-styled food such as hotdogs, burgers, pizzas, and ice-creams offered by the vans and stalls throughout the park provides a refreshing break and gratifies their senses.

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• Visit the Garden Glow theme park post sunset when the park gleams with bright and colourful lights for an unforgettable experience.
• Witness the theme park transforming from an art arena in the day to a glowing garden at night.
• Explore the five iconic attractions at Garden Glow- Dinosaur Park, Art Park, Magic Park, Glow Park and Ice Park.
• Explore life sized models and sculptures about wildlife, nature and monuments made with eco-friendly articles and learn about environment preservation at Art Park and Glow Park.
• Take a walk through the Dinosaur Park to experience the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous era of these extinct creatures.
• Enjoy the fun behind science and the entrancing effects of optical illusion at Magic Park.
• Revel in the frosty climate at Ice Park as you take a stroll through the splendid ice sculptures.

How To Reach

One can reach from Dubai International Airport (terminal 3) to Al Jafiliya Metro Station on the Red Line. One can reach entrance gate 6 or 7 of Dubai Garden Glow from Al Jafiliya either by cab or walk. The public transport 32C runs between Airport and Dubai Garden Glow. Visitors can either book a private or public taxi to reach Dubai Garden Glow directly from International Airport

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Best Time To Visit

The Dubai Garden Glow remains closed during summer every year. The Park re-opens in October. Therefore, the best time to visit it is during the winter season. Visitors can visit Dubai Garden Glow between October to May every year. During this period, to witness the changeover of the Park from an awesome art piece to glowing garden in dark, one has to be there just before the sunset, around 5:30 p.m.

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Other Essential Information

Here is the list of best places to visit near Dubai Garden Glow:

1. Brain Game Dubai (Rs. 2064 per person): Located near the ABCD Metro Station, the Brain Game Dubai is a pure, no holds barred team game that tests the confidence, observation skills, analytical prowess, mental acuity and communication skills of the participants to collate cleverly concealed clues, find the solutions under 60 minutes and escape impending danger. Based on an impressive concept, some of the alternative entertainment and escape rooms include Prison Madness, The Museum, Around the World in 60 minutes, and Orient Express. Buy your tickets to the Escape Game here!

2. Dubai Dolphinarium (Rs. 1150 per person): The 54,000 sq. ft., air-conditioned indoor attraction, situated in the Creek Park of Dubai, contains Dolphins, fur seals and exotic birds and parrots belonging to 20 different types. Dolphin & Seal Show, Swimming with Dolphins, striking Bird Show, Awesome Magic Show, Mirror Maze, and 5D/7D movie experience leaves crowds thrilled and amused. Click here to get your Dubai Dolphinarium tickets

3. Laguna Water Park by Meeras (Rs. 1858 per adult): A haven for adventure freaks, Laguna Waterpark is known for its 180-degree surf machine, only the third of its kind in the World. The Waterpark located in La Mer beach comprises of 4 distinct zones namely Surf, Relax, Slide, and Splash. Grab your tickets to Laguna Water Park

A half-dozen rides, slides, sluice, lazy river, and infinity pool lounge keep visitors’ interests alive and make their day. The in-house restaurant and bar keeps the hunger pangs at bay and revitalize their energies.

4. The Green Planet by Meeras (Rs. 2158 per adult): An indoor rainforest that consists of more than 3,000 types of flora and fauna. The bio-dome, which was built around a massive man-made tree, is categorized into 4 levels namely; the canopy, the Midstory, the Forest Floor, and the Flooded Rainforest. Each level showcases the significance every part of the rainforest plays in ecological balance and the animal kingdom that habitat every part. Get Best Offer on your tickets to the Green Planet

A group of zoologists, aquarium experts, and highly skilled mechanical and structural engineers worked to create a perfect natural habitat for the species on this planet. Sloths, Bats, snakes, spiders, stingrays, motoro rays, Archerfish, Tree Boa, Squirrel monkeys, Amazon Parrot, Sugar Gliders, Leafcutter Ants, etc. that are carefully acquired and cared for, teach about the biodiversity of nature.

5. Safa Park (Rs. 56): The expansive 64-hectare park is one of the oldest and well-known parks in Dubai with innumerable attractions and field sports. SafaPark, which is home to 3 lakes, 200 types of avian types, 16,000 varieties of trees and shrubs, verdant meadows and little knolls add scenic beauty to the Park. Plenty of picnic spots, tennis, basketball, volleyball and football courts, waterfalls, fountains, boat rides, video parlour, jogging track, bicycle track, and children play areas attract crowds in large numbers. Scores of barbecue sites around the park quench the thirst and hunger pangs and satiate the senses.

6. Adventure Zone: An indoor adventure hub located in Galleria Mall, Jumeirah, It is an ultimate haven for adventure seekers, kids, and families. Kids’ immensely love and enjoy the fun activities like Skate Park, Caving, Trampoline Park, Indoor Football, and low ropes course. Climbing Pinnacle, Cable Climbing Course, Boulder Wall, and Zipline are the high-octane games that keep the visitor's adrenaline pumping and heart racing.

7. Karama Park: The small park located near Dubai Creek, in Al Karama district, has earned the pseudonym “Little India”, as many Indian expatriates reside around this locality. The green grassy meadows and shady trees attract a lot of families for a picnic outing, chatting and strolling with friends and families. Antique Clock, a weather vane, the inlaid road for jogging and bicycling, children’s play area, badminton court, and cricket field are the additional attractions that pull residents and visitors of all ages. The canopied benches lure the public to relax and enjoy the panoramic view of the park.

A chain of restaurants and cafes, mainly from the sub-continent, dot the park’s periphery. Chennai’s vegetarian snacks, Mumbai’s pav bhaji, Chinese’s Noodles, Lebanese’s sweets, Indonesian’s Soup, and Arab’s local cuisines leave visitors licking their fingers.

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Tips for Visiting Dubai Garden Glow

- Visitors should carry valid photo ID to seek entry to the Park.

- Balls, Toys, Scooters, and Bicycles are not allowed inside the Park.

- Guests are advised to wear respectable attire in Dubai Garden Glow. The management reserves the right to refuse admission if any guest wears inappropriate attire.

- Parent/Guardian must accompany children throughout the park during their stay.

- Visitors are warned to refrain from smoking in the park premises.

- Management does not allow outside food & drinks into the Park.

- Visitors should note that rides/attractions will be operational subject to availability.

- Parking is available at Zabeel Park.

- Visitors can carry cameras inside the Park.

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Attractions in Dubai Garden Glow

1. Ice Park: It is one of the greatest creations in Dubai Garden Glow that offers visitors an unimaginable experience of sub-zero freezing temperatures in the heart of the tropical desert climate. Explorers are provided with thermal jackets to venture into the Ice Park set at a temperature of -7oC. The Ice Park and an assembly of a life-sized replica of wild animals and monuments, is the brainchild of 150 highly skilled artists from all over the world, using 5000 tons of solid ice. Icy structures of Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Ice Age film characters, and Mini Dubai are the additional attractions of this Ice Park.

2. Dinosaur ParkThis edutainment park takes the visitors to pre-historic times of the Mesozoic era when deadly predators like Dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptors, etc. walked on this planet. The 120 electro-mechanical devices modelled as dinosaurs built to life-size to enthral the visitors. The engaging and interactive Dinosaur Lab showcases the life cycle of these majestic creatures, while Dinosaur Museum displays facsimiles of dinosaur’s fossils and skeletons.

3. Art Park: The artwork created by 200 diligent, highly creative people from all over the globe in 60 days with 500,000 reusable products such as porcelain, glass, plastic dishes, bottle, and innumerable CDs mesmerize the vacationers. A reproduction of the gorgeous Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque utilizing 90,000 porcelain plates, spoons, and cups derive gasps of surprise and wows from crowds. Equally tantalizing is the recreation of Burj Khalifa with 330,000 glass vials and various stunning reproductions such as gigantic raging bull, colourful swans, King Cobra, Panda, Peacock, and an elephant.

4. The Glow Park: The biggest glow-in-dark theme park is a masterpiece created by 500 eminent engineers, architects and skilled craftsmen that captivate and entertains crowds of all ages. The reproductions of Wildlife from Maasai Mara (Kenya), the tulip gardens replica from the Netherlands and myriad aquatic creatures of oceans, illuminated by millions of energy-saving light bulbs and tones of luminous ecological products will spellbind the crowds.

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5. Flower Wally: The gigantic multicoloured lanterns, luminous wildlife sculptures, and brilliantly crafted structures that mimic nature and its landscape amaze the crowds at night.

6. Colourful World: The play of illumination, colours, forms, and laser effects produce psychedelic effects on visitors. A journey through Colorful World is magical and unforgettable.

7. Happiness Street: It is a homage to Dubai that has set happiness as a measure of development in the UAE. The magnificent installations of this section stand as testimony to this cause and delight the crowds.

8. My Dubai: This section of the Park showcases life in Dubai as a theme with its vivacious installations.

9. Glowing Safari: This part of the attraction takes visitors on a safari trip of glowing life-sized wildlife figurines, melodious music, and light play that impart real thrill and enjoyment.

10. Happy Forest: It displays installations depicting nature and wildlife as a motif with reclaimable luminous fabrics.

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Point of Interest for Dubai Garden Glow
 Dinosaur Park

Dinosaur Park

Dinosaur Park is the world’s largest outdoor theme park that takes you on an intriguing journey through history about dinosaurs. The park features about 120 animatronic dinosaurs that can walk and roar which attract kids significantly. The Dinosaur Museum here exhibits the replicas of dinosaur skeletons while the Dinosaur Lab edifies the visitors about the lifecycle of these prehistoric creatures.

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Art Park

Art Park

Art Park is a colourful wonderland where imagination meets creativity. The Art Park is adorned with illuminated models of wildlife flora and fauna and other structures like Burj Khalifa made from recyclable items. These larger-than-life models are built using recycled porcelain, glass, plastic dishes, CDs and bottles. A walk through Art Park is sure to leave you awestruck because the models are not just magnificent but also emphasize wildlife preservation.

Magic Park

Magic Park

Magic Park is an amalgamation of science and magic with over 25 exhibits and 3D artworks about optical illusion. The artwork uses geometric shapes to create hypnotizing optical effects that excites both adults and kids. This psychedelic exhibit is coupled with light and music that take the visitors captive to a whimsical world. This edutainment centre is the show stealer of the Dubai Garden Glow.

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Glow Park

Glow Park

With nature and wildlife as the inspiration, the Glow Park encompasses gigantic models of the elements of the environment. There are models about everything, from the tulip garden in the Netherlands to the exotic underwater world. These exhibits are embellished with lights that make the whole place glow. What is special about the Glow Park is that every display is sculpted from eco-friendly items.

Ice Park

Ice Park

Ice Park is a magnificent show of craftsmanship with scaled down models of exquisite wildlife, monuments and cartoon characters made of ice. It is an extravaganza of ice sculptures with the temperature falling as low as -7oC. Visitors enjoy the sub zero freezing temperature here amidst the tropical desert climate at Dubai. A visit to the Ice Park will enthral the visitors as the park uses more than 5000 tonnes of solid ice to sculpt the figurines.

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Dubai Garden Glow FAQs

What is the best time of the day to visit Dubai Garden Glow?

Though the Park opens at 4:00 p.m., the best time to visit Dubai Garden Glow is just before sunset, around 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. As the twilight zone turns into night, the Park transforms from an art arena to a glittering visual masterpiece.

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What are the operating days and timings of Dubai Garden Glow?

Saturdays to Wednesday: 4:00 P.M – 12:00 A.M.

Thursdays, Fridays & Public Holidays: 4:00 P.M. – 1:00 A.M.

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Can I carry food inside Dubai Garden Glow?

Outside food & drinks are not allowed inside the Park.

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When did Dubai Garden Glow open?

Dubai Garden Glow was first inaugurated in December 2015. The Park remains closed every year during summer and re-opens in October. During its 1st season, it came up with ice structures of World landmarks like The Taj Mahal, Egypt’s Pyramids, Burj Khalifa, and others. In its 2nd edition in 2016, the park paid homage to nature with scintillating reproductions of landscapes, flowers, and trees made out of ice, lights, metal and other products.

Spectacular sculptures and recreations of multi-hued fish and underwater landscapes celebrated their presence in the 3rd season in 2017. ‘Glowing Safari’ was the motif for the 4th season in 2018 that saw series of replicas of Wildlife safari. Every year the park comes up with innovative installations and themes to amaze its visitors. The theme for 2019 is yet to be disclosed.

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What is unique about the Dubai Garden Glow?

The unique thing about Dubai Garden Glow is the creation of an exemplary exhibition of an epic-sized replica of flora and fauna, dinosaur animatronics, icy sculptural park with gigantic animal figurines and monumental structures and artwork with reclaimable objects and energy-efficient lighting bulbs by hundreds of engineers, architects and artisans using state-of-the-art technology, innovation and creativity.

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Are there any restaurants insides Dubai Garden Glow?

Yes. Dubai Garden Glow has huge food pavilion that offers gourmet cuisines of national and international varieties. Mouthwatering Street-style and fast foods such as hot dogs, pizzas, burgers, ice-creams, cool drinks, and hot beverages are served by numerous vans and stalls inside the Park.

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How can I reach Dubai Garden Glow by metro?

Visitors can take Metro Red Line from Dubai International Airport (terminal 3) to Al Jafiliya Metro Station, which is the nearest metro station to Dubai Garden Glow. From the metro station to entrance gate 6 or 7 of Dubai Garden Glow, visitors can either engage a cab or travel by foot.

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How much is the ticket for Dubai Garden Glow Ice Park?

The entry fee of Rs. 1126 to Garden Glow is not inclusive of Ice Park fee. The admission fee to Ice Park is Rs. 751.

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Is there parking space available at Dubai Garden Glow?

Yes. Parking is available at Zabeel Park.

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Can I click pictures inside Dubai Garden Glow?

Yes. Visitors are allowed to take snapshots or videos inside Dubai garden Glow.

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Dubai Garden Glow Reviews

Mohamed Shajahan
Reviewed: 05 Oct 2023
Good service at the cheapest rate👍
Trupti Dhuri
Reviewed: 07 Jul 2022
My Dubai Pass offers great value for money, the ticket prices are reasonable and give access to a variety of exhibits, live shows, and food options.
Deeptimay Acharya
Reviewed: 29 Jun 2022
We witness a unique combination of art and technology in the world's largest glow in the dark garden. I was glad that I booked this ticket from My Dubai pass as they provide us skip the line access with instant booking confirmation.
Kumar Nambeesan
Reviewed: 26 Jul 2022
The park is well-maintained, and the staff are friendly and helpful. A wonderful opportunity to experience a magical evening in Dubai! Thank you My Dubai Pass for helping us avoiding long queues at the venue and smooth booking confirmation.
Kalyan Shri
Reviewed: 03 Jul 2022
It was very helpful to get the instant confirmation from My Dubai Pass while booking the tickets to the the famous Dubai Garden Glow. It gives access to discover discover up to four separate parks, which was really amazing. Big thnaks to My Dubai Pass for such an experience.
Reviewed: 23 Jun 2022
I purchased Dubai Garden Glow tickets from My Dubai Pass and got amazing deals with instant booking confirmation. My friends & I had really fun at this magic park with 25 fun exhibits and 3D artworks. Huge thanks to My Dubai Pass.

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