Your chance to be part of Expo 2020 Dubai’s Opening Ceremony

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Fifty people who buy a Season Pass or a Family Package will be entered into a raffle to win an invitation for themselves and a guest to Expo’s invite-only curtain-raiser.

Tickets are on sale for Expo 2020 Dubai, the largest event ever to take place in the Arab World, and there is extra incentive to book now, with a chance to attend the much-anticipated Opening Ceremony on 30 September.

UAE residents ages 18 and above who purchase a Season Pass or Family Package before 14 August will be entered into a raffle for the opportunity to win a prized place at a night that will go down in history.

The breath-taking culmination of almost 10 years of planning and preparation for Expo 2020, the Opening Ceremony at Al Wasl Plaza – an architectural marvel featuring the world's largest 360-degree projection surface – will star dazzling visuals and world-class acts.

Aside from the opportunity to attend this milestone event, a Season Pass will also unlock 182 days filled with thousands of events and amazing exploratory experiences.
With up to 60 live events a day – including film nights, poetry readings, art activations, music concerts, cultural tours, parades and interactive journeys for all ages – as well as more than 200 food and beverage options, the site will be alive with sounds, sights, rhythms and flavours from across the globe.

Expo’s stellar local and international entertainment line-up includes the likes of Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman’s pioneering women's ensemble the Firdaus Orchestra, Bollywood sensation Sonam Kapoor, celebrated Emirati singer Ahlam, monthly music festival Expo Beats, and the famously evocative dance moves of the Russian Bolshoi. Many exciting additional names will be announced soon.

Tickets are on sale now at and via more than 2,500 Authorized Ticket Resellers, with Mastercard debit and credit holders receiving a 25 per cent discount – and also doubling their chances of winning in the Opening Ceremony draw. Season Passes, offering unlimited entry during the entire six months of Expo 2020, are priced at AED 495 (USD 135); Family Packages are priced at AED 950 (USD 258), Multi-Day Passes, with unrestricted entry for 30 consecutive days, are priced at AED 195 (USD 53); and One-Day Tickets are priced at AED 95 (USD 26). The Family Package includes unlimited access for two parents plus a nanny, with additional benefits in the shape of food and beverage discounts, a 25 per cent discount on five additional tickets, and an advance purchase photograph voucher worth AED 125 to eternalize magical memories.