- Emirates Dubai 7s has something for everyone, including families, music lovers, foodies and, sporting fans
- This year’s festival will feature a revamped and larger kid’s zone which has been doubled in size to provide a bigger range of activities for kids of all ages.
- Expect the largest selection of F&B outlets, inclusive of healthy options and Dubai’s-favourite brands
- Catch the incredible line up of live music performances including co-headliners, Becky Hill and MK
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 2023: With only a few weeks to go until the first leg of the rebranded Sevens World Series ‘HSBC SVNS’, Emirates Dubai 7s has today revealed a full line up of experiences that festival goers can look forward to during the ultimate weekend of the year, from 1st to 3rd December 2023 at The Sevens Stadium
Beyond the unrivalled sporting action, fans can expect an unforgettable festival experience during the National Day weekend, including fantastic family-friendly activities, an engaging entertainment lineup, world-class live music performances, and much more. Among the variety of festival offerings this year is a wide selection of incredible F&B options and two all-new sections, the Prosecco Lounge and The Shaded Garden.
A Revamped Kids’ Zone Designed for Maximum Fun
Kicking off with a free family day on Friday 1st December, the much-anticipated festival will return with a larger and double-the-size kids’ zone designed for all ages to ensure a fun time for the full family.
Little ones can explore a wide variety of activity areas, including a toddler soft play zone outfitted with air conditioning and seating for parents, a fully staffed junior inflatable area and ball pit, an arts and crafts area, a bean bag chill out zone, and a selfie corner to capture those unforgettable memories.
The kids’ area will also include a full-sized carousel for the first time ever, while the entertainment stage will feature Disney sing-along shows, balloon bending, and a silent disco with a specially curated child-friendly playlist, along with giant roaming mascots to keep the little ones engaged. Those looking to play dress up can visit the Prince and Princess photo booth, followed by a stop for face painting, hair braiding and transfer tattoos, or opt for the Teens Get Glam station for glitter and hair braiding.
At the Teen Hub, families will be greeted with more thrilling experiences including more inflatables such as a big red slide, football darts, the big baller, Flip-It, foosball, table tennis and more. It won’t be the Emirates Dubai 7s without some interactive sports for the kids to get involved with, from giant football to giant crazy golf and VR Walk the Plank. Dive into the fun by participating in the fancy-dress theme! This year’s theme, ‘Land and Sea,’ gives everyone the opportunity to unleash their creative side!
Widest Variety of Culinary & Beverage Options Ever
This year’s festival is set to be every foodie’s dream, with the most varied and largest selection of food and beverage options to date. Choose from restaurants such as Pret A Manger, Costa Coffee, Giraffe Sport Shack and Mr Toads. Festival goers can also expect to relish regional favourite brands like Pickl, Gino’s Deli, Baskin Robbins, Wingstop and HERE O, among others.
Also new for the 2023 event are the Prosecco Lounge and The Shaded Garden. Offering a more sophisticated and refined ambience away from the DJs and energetic festival atmosphere, ladies can head over to the Emirates Dubai 7s’ Prosecco Lounge located on the South Stand to enjoy a bottle of bubbles or glass of grape while being entertained by a soulful singer and guitarist.
This year will also see the introduction of The Shaded Garden, the ultimate “boho” festival chill zone, complete with full shade, relaxed seating, and featuring glitter artists, hair braiding, body marbling, and transfer tattoo stations.
A Star-Studded Music Line Up
Across its four iconic stages, Rugby Rocks, Heineken Tavern, Beats on 2 and Frequency on 8, the festival promises a mammoth live music lineup throughout the entire festival, featuring huge headliners as well as local artists, DJs, and tribute acts as the sun-soaked days transition to evenings of fun-filled entertainment.
On 2nd December, Frequency on 8 will see Double Brit Award winner Becky Hill and acclaimed record producer and DJ, MK, take to the stage as co-headliners, performing their worldwide chart-topping hits.
Artful Dodger, the dynamic duo of garage and UK bass, will light up the Emirates Dubai 7s on Saturday afternoon with a sundowner session. Meanwhile, fans can look forward to a performance by DJ Luck & MC Neat, synonymous with the UK Garage scene, on Friday afternoon.
With limited tickets left for this year’s festival, don’t miss this chance to experience the magic of the Emirates Dubai 7s. Get your tickets now and prepare for the ultimate weekend of unforgettable sports, world-class entertainment, and beats that will keep you dancing all night long, with ticket prices starting at AED 425.
Those looking for an elevated experience are encouraged to opt for the hospitality packages which includes two days of VIP treatment, free-flowing F&B options and a premium view of Pitch 1 from the North Grandstand starting from just AED 1,950. Only a limited number of Saturday and Sunday Hospitality tickets remain available, while reserved seating options for both days are still up for grabs!
Travelling to and from The Sevens Stadium and App
Organisers also announced details of when travelling to and from The Sevens Stadium. As well as ample parking space outside Gate 10, visitors can avail Careem discounts of 30% off journeys up to a four rides and value of 30aed per trip, to and from the venue, simply by using the code ‘Dubai7s’, during the festival weekend.
To get you home safely from the event, Zoefur will have a dedicated fleet of drivers to get you and your car home safely. Pre-booking in advance is essential and fans can get 15% discount up to the value of 15aed with the code ‘ED7’.
As well as a fleet of RTA taxis easily accessible outside the main gate, fans can also take the Dubai 7s free bus service from 19:00 to 01:00am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. The buses will stop at
JLT, Sports City, Studio City, Garhoud Financial Center Metro station, Internet City (with the Big Bus) and Dubai Mall (with the Big Bus).
Fans are also encouraged to download the Emirates Dubai 7s app with all tickets being issued electronically for this year’s edition. The app will also have the full and updated HSBC SVNS fixture schedule and other rugby, netball, cricket, WodOn3 and Rebound tournaments.
For information or to purchase tickets to this year’s event, visit www.dubairugby7s.com.