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Dubai Garden Glow is now open for its 8th Season!

Located in Zabeel Park, right in the heart of Dubai, is the famed Dubai Garden Glow. A unique celebration of light, the famous attraction is now entering its highly-awaited Season 8 and has transformed Zabeel Park from a green escape to the foremost leisure and entertainment venue for children and families in the city. With artistic contributions from around the globe, the Garden Glow features some of the most enchanting light sculptures in the world. Be it giant peacock looking over Zabeel Lake, Dinosaurs that actually move, or massive glowing structures, you must score Dubai Garden Glow tickets to witness this fantastic art installation.

The 8th chapter of Garden Glow began on September 15th 2022.

Dubai Garden Glow In A Nutshell

 Dubai Garden Glow
 Dubai Garden Glow
 Dubai Garden Glow

Know Before You Go

Best time to visit - Late evenings
Suggested duration - 3 Hours
Closest Bus Stop - 2nd Zaabel Rd 2

Opening Hours

Sunday to Friday – 5 PM to 11 PM
Saturday & National Holidays – 5 PM to 12 Midnight


Glow Park
Dinosaur Park
Magic Park
Art Park


Zabeel Park, Gate No- 6 & 7 Area - B - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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What's Incredible about Dubai Garden Glow?

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A sneak peek from Art Park

A temporary exhibition that takes place in Zabeel Park every year, Dubai Garden Glow is one of the most popular attractions in the city every winter. Hundreds of artists, engineers and technicians from around the world have come together to create some of the most fascinating exhibitions in the world. What makes this attraction special? Making up the exhibitions are 10 million energy saving bulbs, miles of recycled luminous fabric, more than 100 animatronic Dinosaurs and the ‘largest Ice Sculpture Park’ created with 5000 tons of Ice.

Dubai Garden Glow Tickets

You can get great combo offers with your Dubai Garden Glow tickets. Score the entry to not just the exhibits, but also to prime attractions like Burj Khalifa and Dubai Frame! Get exciting cashbacks and additional discounts with your Headout tickets.

What To See At Dubai Garden Glow?

1Glow Park

Inspired by some of the most beautiful experiences in the world, the installations at the Garden Glow will be sure to take your beath away! The Glow Park consists of carefully crafted, handmade lights. The unique structures and beautiful works of art leave a lasting impression on all who see them. With over one million low-energy lightbulbs and recycled shimmering fabric, with dozens of stunning displays from artists all around the world, the Glow Park is one of the best highlights of Dubai Garden Glow.

2Dinosaur Park

Dubai Garden Glow

Situated within the precincts of Zabeel Park and part of the Glow Garden is another popular attraction - the Dinosaur Park. With animatronic dinosaur models to scale and a resemblance strikingly similar to those that walked the earth millions of years ago, the added feature of the Dinosaur Park is the biggest hit with children and families. Not only are they set in enclosures similar to the ones in “Jurassic Park”, but some of them also walk about and provide ample amazement and brilliant photo opportunities.

3Ice Park

Dubai Garden Glow

The Ice Park made its debut at the Garden Glow as the largest Ice Sculpture Park in the Middle East in 2020 and was an immediate hit! 150 artists from around the world have come together to sculpt over 5,000 tons of ice to create an outrageous environment that brings the Arctic to the shores of the Arabian Peninsula.
Note: The Ice Park is currently under maintenance, please refer check the website to know the opening date of the park. Tickets for Ice Park cannot be bought online and can only be bought at the park for an additional AED 40.

4Art Park

Art park

Art Park is the latest and fourth addition to Garden featuring about 500,000 different types of recyclable glass vials, porcelain ware, plastic bottles, dishes and 1,000 CDs. Dubai Garden Glow's Art Park is a one-of-a-kind display of creativity, imagination, and culture. The Eco-friendly Art Park weaves together the different aspects of happiness, creating an overall paradise that is full of life and color.

5Magic Park

Museum of Illusions

Magic Park is the most recent addition to the list of parks. The space of illusions embraces the art of science tagged along with 3D artwork to create 25 exciting exhibits. Geometric art combined with unique creativity form a hypnotic effect on you. This is a fun space to visit, especially if you are with children who will surely be awestruck.

Dubai Garden Glow Location and Timings

Address: Zabeel Park, Gate No- 6 & 7 Area - B - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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How to get to Dubai Garden Glow

Gates: Garden Glow inside Zabeel Park and can be accessed by Gates 6 and 7. You may then have to either walk or take a short cab ride to Gates 6 and 7 of Zabeel Park.

Cab or Metro: The best way to get to the park is by taking a cab. However, if you wish to take the metro, the closest metro station is the Al Jafiliya Metro Station on the Red Line.

Dubai Garden Glow Opening Time

Sunday to Friday – 5 PM to 11 PM
Saturday & National Holidays – 5 PM to 12 Midnight

Dubai Garden Glow Rules & Regulations

  • Children under the age of 3 or 0.9 meter in height can enter the park for free
  • Ice Park tickets need to be bought on-site at the park for an additional AED 40.
  • Free entrance for visitors who are handicapped
  • Outside food and drinks are not allowed
  • Smoking is not permitted
  • Pets and animals not allowed
  • Bicycle, scooters and balls not allowed

Dubai Garden Glow Reviews

Lovely place to visit with the kids. The boys really enjoyed the dinosaur garden. We visited many dinosaur gardens in the past, this is by far the best as they all move and are very realistic! The glow garden is really nice too, a lot of effort put it creating it!

Cristian, September 2022

Enjoyed the experience of WB. I visited with family. I got a massive discount on Headout as compared to another website. I saved a lot.

Vikash, September 2022

Read more reviews on the Dubai Garden Glow here on the Headout website.

Handy Tips For First Time Visitors

  • Since you will mostly be visiting in the evenings, wear appropriate clothes for the weather and cold.
  • Make sure you are there early evening so that you explore all the areas before they close.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water while you get ready to visit.
  • Make sure you withdraw money before you enter since there are no ATMs in the park.
  • There are plenty of authentic food stalls to grab a snack from if you want to explore the food culture of the region.

Dubai Garden Glow Facts

  • The attraction is spread over 40 acres and features over 30 installations.
  • 150 artists from around the world have worked on these installations with over 200,000 man hours spent in creating these luminescent works of art.
  • The Dinosaur Park features over 34 models of dinosaurs to scale.
  • The light-exhibitions are installed with energy-saving LED lights that help conserve more power than before.
  • The two parks are home to several attractions - Dino Museum, Symphony of Lights, Kid’s Fun Area, World of Underwater, Mushroom Forest, Animal Kingdom, Stage Shows and numerous restaurants.


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