After years of anticipation and mounting excitement, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 countdown has officially begun. McGettigan Hospitality has signed an agreement with DGT and Dubai Media City Amphitheatre to transform the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre into McGettigan’s World Cup Fan Zone. It will bring football fans to the most memorable football fan experience right in Dubai.
It’ll run for the entirety of the tournament, from the first kick-off on 19th November to the final whistle on Sunday 18 December. Given the size and magnitude of this incredible outdoor space, the UAE’s largest 200sqm TV screen will be installed on the main stage to ensure every fan feels like they’re part of the action.
Many hotels and gyms have planned to install large screens for customers to enjoy every moment of these matches. Many hotels and gyms have planned to install large screens for customers to enjoy every moment of these matches.
Fan Zone Holding Potential
McGettigan’s Fan Zone will comfortably hold up to 5,000 fans, including the lawn area in front of the main stage with a giant screen. Plus, the premium deck at the back of the fan zone will hold over 650 pax, a mixture of high tables, picnic tables, and VIP boxes, all available for advanced bookings.
There’s an array of packages available that promise much more than just football for fans in Dubai. The good news is that All packages are fully redeemable on Food &Beverages. Several seating options will be available, including VIP booths, picnic tables, and unallocated seating.
Let us look into these options and their prices:
General access tickets start from Dhs50 and are fully redeemable on food and drink inside the fan zone and also include access to the Christmassy WinterFest zone.
For four guests or less, High Tables will cost from Dhs800 and last the game’s duration. Prices will be more expensive for ‘highly anticipated’ matches, knock-out stages, and the finals.
Those with up to six people can book a Picnic Table for Dhs1,200 per game, with prices again increasing as the tournament progresses.
You can book a hospitality box for larger groups with unlimited food and drink during the games.
Hospitality Box for 12 people
- » You can rent a box with a house package for Dhs5,500
- » You can rent a box with a premium package for Dhs7,800.
Hospitality Box up to 30 people
- » For the house package, it will be Dhs10,000
- » For the premium package all-inclusive, it will be Dhs15,000
Foods Available In McGettigan’s Fun Zone
A wide variety of food stands will take up home in the Fan Zone for the duration of its standing. Pickl and Freedom Pizza have confirmed their spots, but there are plans for more to follow. Along with the popular home-grown heroes, McGettigan’s will serve burgers, pizzas, and salads.
The Winterfest is a dedicated family area with Christmas markets, festive food stalls, and plenty of Christmas activities to keep the young and adults entertained with festive fun and games from November through to December.
There will be a snow park, ice rink, festive market, Santa’s grotto, and plenty of entertainment and activities, including The Polar Express, The Christmas Jumper Party, Festive Movie Nights, Winterfest Holiday Camp, and of course, lots of mulled wine!
A dedicated family zone will ensure that every age group gets to feel the vibe and atmosphere of the tournament. Picnic benches, plenty of F&B options, hot chocolate, mulled grape, festive treats, and plenty of screens for those that want to watch the football matches in a more relaxed setting. Live music and a dedicated entertainment stage will add to the family’s fun.
McGettigan’s Fun Zone and Winterfest will be open daily from 12 pm to 1 am.