Top 30 Things To Do at Expo 2020 Dubai
Expo 2020 Dubai is here, and it’s only been a week since it has opened to us. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the biggest event that was set to take place was this one. Expo 2020 Dubai has come together for a 6-month celebration of culture, progress, innovation and creativity.
With up to 60 live events daily, 192 Country Pavilions, and 150-plus beverage and food outlets, you can do something new every day for 180 days! To make life easier for you, we’ve compiled the top 30 things you still have time to see and do at Expo 2020 Dubai. Let’s get rolling!
1. Taste different cuisines
As the Expo reveals brand new dining concepts and award-winning chefs, get ready for a culinary extravaganza. Rohit Ghai and David Myers are just two of the celebrity chefs lined up to take care of your food needs.
2. Al-Wasl Plaza
With hues of orange, red, blue, and purple, you can watch the dome of al-Wasl Plaza light up. Take it from us: it glows more vibrant as the night and sunset rolls in.
3. Getting your passport stamped while you visit countries
If you’re looking for the perfect keepsake, bring your Expo passport along and get it stamped as you move from pavilion to pavilion.
4. A poet gathering
Emerging poets from the Gulf, Saudi Arabia and other countries will perform in a poetry slam. This event will feature KSA House Bands music on curated poetry and music nights.
5. Robot interaction
More than 200 robots are to be deployed by Terminus Group which perform tasks such as operating in special displays, providing assistance and greeting you. Some robots even help in hospitality services and beverage delivery.
6. Space X Falcon rocket
Use the US Pavilion’s for an out of the world rocket experience.
Along with artefacts and exhibits, the Space X Falcon rocket is showcased at the USA Pavilion.
7. Artisan baking
Master teachers at London based bakeries can guide you on expert level baking.
8. Mobility Pavilions giants
For technology today, the nine-metre-tall historical giants who are larger-than-life have helped us navigate the world. With this year’s expo, you get to meet them.
9. When in doubt, use a carousel
A classic Venetian carousel is the only transport you will need to travel Around the World
10. Running programs
Run alongside participants from 150 other countries at this year’s Expo 2020.
11. Visit the Latia playground
This is a fun-filled interactive space more than it is a playground. Hop abroad the zero-gravity chamber or bounce over the replica of the Hope Probe. The things you can do are endless.
12. Let Talabat kitchen enrich you
Not only are more than 30 food concepts offered at the Talabat food hall, but you also get an efficient dining experience with robotics at your aid.
13. Experience African culture
With Alkebuln, you can experience the Africa continents vibrant art, music and culture.
14. Space selfie
Pose at the Terra Auditorium in Hazza al-Mansouri’s space astronaut suit if you love a good selfie.
15. Expo beats
Connect with the world around you by breaking geographical barriers that come with rhythm and sound.
16. Tackle climate change
With the Program for People and Planet, you can explore humanity’s most critical opportunities and challenges.
17. Retail therapy
Experience what ethically sourced craftsmen have brought together from all over the world.
18. World Expos history
To hear facts surrounding World Expos, scan the QR codes in structures found in the Majlis.
19. The futures service station
Renowned for the harsh weather conditions, Resilience is the UAE’s national tree. An exoskeleton builds on the Service station of the Future to support a solar-powered canopy made with carbon fibre.
20. Participate and watch sport events
Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and Expo 2020 Dubai have come together to offer you hubs dedicated to wellness and fitness, sporting stars, matches, and other free activities.
21. Michelin-star chef
The signature Chef’s Table experience is presented at Michelin-star restaurants at Jubilee Gastronomy Restaurant
22. Artificial intelligence and food
Epochal Banquet is a two and a half hour pioneering experience surrounding food. This is brought together by Bompas & Parr and Expo 2020 and is inspired by artificial intelligence.
23. Zero hunger
Nigeria has become a pioneer at exploring actual solutions to end world hunger. With their pavilion, you can learn all about it.
24. Dewa Pvilians solar-powered home
The DEWA Pavilion is designed for efficiency maximization. You get to experience its futuristic touches like bathroom floors that measure weight and drone-delivery hatch.
25. Whale interactions
Visit Rashid’s playground if you want to interact with humpback whales!
26. Watch the light festival
The spaces and buildings come alive every night. Now, you can encounter that with Dubai Expo 2020’s light installation and projections.
27. Desert farming
Sand, sea, and the sun are the three natural resources used by UAE to grow harvests. The Desert Farm lets you in on that.
28. Aircraft designing
Emirates Pavilion permits you to design your own aircraft and discover future design innovations
29. A different culinary experience every day
Eminent GCC-based chefs allow you to undergo what it truly feels like to be included at a chefs table
30. Join us in Isha prayer
A spell of tranquillity casts upon al-Wasl, as the night ushers in the final call for prayer.
Rest assured that you can travel to Expo 2020 premises safely because the authorities have a range of protective measures against the pandemic. Now all that’s left to do is create memories that are going to last you for lifetimes to come