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Sunday saw the grand opening of the du Ultimate Fanzone by McGettigan’s at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre with thousands attending. It was everything the fans imagined, then some! If you missed it, then check this out!

The crowds descended on the region’s biggest fan zone to immerse themselves in all the FIFA action and they were not disappointed. The facilities are incredible, even boasting a huge 200sqm HD screen so every fan will feel like they’re part of the action! 

England in Dubai Fan Club, as well as many more fan clubs calling the Fan Zone home during the tournament. 

The bar is run by McGettigan’s, who are seasoned F&B pros. You can expect the same stellar service and pours that you get in their bars, because who wants to queue for ages! 

The Football Village plays host to all your finger-licking favorites like KFC, Pickl, Freedom Pizza, Potaters, Wingstop, Pizza Express, and McGettigan’s Food Truck. If you want to get your hands on quality merch, then Number 10 will be selling new and vintage kits. 

There will be plenty of Football Activities for all the family to enjoy, think target practice, inflatable 5-a-side and so much more, run by ISM Sports.

General access starts at AED 50, with plenty of brilliant packages available. The Fan Zone Deck is a premium reserved area with dedicated service points for F&B, cocktail-style tables for 4, from AED 800 and a picnic table for 6, from AED 1200, with all upfront costs fully redeemable on F&B! 

Private VIP Boxes can accommodate up to 30 guests with their own dedicated service staff. 4 hours unlimited F&B packages starting at AED 10,000. 

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The only thing that can rival the vigor a football fan is a festive fan and the du Fanzone by McGettigan’s also brings an incredible Winter Wonderland Experience to Dubai. Conveniently located within the Fan Zone, encased by over 100 trees to create an enclave of festive awesomeness for just AED 50 entry. There will be no better way to get into the festive mood and that’s snow joke! 

Winterfest will transport you to another world of festive delight with a huge, twinkling Christmas tree, tube slides, festive themed Roll DXB roller rink, and snow park, to name just a few of the attractions. 

The fantastical Festive Market includes a decorated Christmas Street, selling all your Christmas stocking fillers and trinkets. You’ll also find Early Learning Centre, lots of children’s toys, handmade decorations and much more. Plus, for anyone with a sweet-tooth you find Krispy Kreme festive themed doughnuts and Baskin-Robbins ice cream selection, 

No Winter Wonderland would be complete without a visit to Santa’s Grotto. You’ll be delighted to hear that we got our hands on the real Santa and his elves, we hear they love the Dubai weather at this time of year, it’s a welcome break from the North Pole freeze! Each child will get a souvenir picture and selection box for AED75 for 1 child and AED 50 for an additional child (max 3 kids per visit). 

Expect plenty of al fresco dining, with mulled wines, mince pies, festive Krispy Kreme doughnuts and treats a plenty, that will be sure to give you all the festive feels!  

Source: Seven Media