Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall

Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall closed at the beginning of 2023.

Cinema Information

Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall is a multiplex cinema at Dubai Festival City Mall, a shopping mall in Dubai Festival City.

It offers 18 screens including an IMAX theatre and 7-Star VIP theatres. The mall also offers plenty of restaurants and other entertainment options.

Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall
Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall


Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall boasts an IMAX theatre. It offers a large screen and next-generation projection and sound.

The IMAX theatre laser uses powerful laser projectors for greater brightness and clarity. The result is a more realistic and immersive cinema experience that transports you into the movie like never before.

So if you’re looking for the ultimate moviegoing experience, be sure to check out Novo Cinemas’ IMAX screenings. You won’t be disappointed.


Novo Cinemas offers a luxurious movie-watching experience with their 7-Star screenings. Guests can enjoy a private lounge, gourmet menu, and butler service.

The theatre boasts fully reclining leather seats, each with a side table. Blankets and pillows are provided.

This VIP experience is the perfect way to relax and enjoy a film in style.

Novo Kidz

Novo Kidz is a special cinema at Novo Cinemas that shows family-friendly films.

The theatre is child-friendly, with a colourful interior. The cinema is a great place to take the kids for a fun day out, and it’s also a great way to introduce them to the world of cinema.

Novo Kidz is a great option for families who want to enjoy a film together in a safe and welcoming environment.


MX4D screenings offer audiences an immersive experience. The seats move with the on-screen action and special effect generators provide additional sensations.

Tickets and Booking

Novo Cinemas offers several options for buying tickets.

Tickets can be booked online on the Novo Cinemas website or its mobile app.

You can also buy tickets at the cinema using self-service ticket machines or at the ticket counter when you arrive.

Ticket counter at Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall
Ticket counter

Booking online in advance guar­antees a seat, making it the best option for those who want to be sure they will get a seat.

Most theatres here offer Novo Cool and Novo Edge options. Novo Cool seats are the standard and cheapest in the house. Novo Edge edge seats are at the back of the theatre and offer a superior view.


The cinema is located on Level 2 of the mall. The cinema offers its food and beverage outlets, but there are plenty of further options around the mall.

Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall

Other attractions at Dubai Festival City Mall include the Fabyland entertainment complex and Imagine, a free laser and light show.

The mall offers a covered car park with over 10,000 parking spots. Parking is free.

There is no Dubai Metro within easy walking distance of Dubai Festival City. However, you can take a train to Emirates Metro Station and then catch bus F08 or bus number 24 to the mall.

Alternatively, you can head to Creek Metro Station. From there, it’s just a short walk to Al Jaddaf Marine Transport Station. Abras cross the Dubai Creek and arrive at Dubai Festival City Marine Transport Station.

Novo Cinemas

Novo Cinemas is a large cinema chain in the Middle East, with cinemas in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Bahrain.

It was founded in 2000 and was previously known as Grand Cinemas.

Novo Cinemas prides itself on offering innovative entertainment experiences to its customers.

The cinema at Dubai Festival City opened in 2008 as Grand Festival Cinemas.

In 2017, redevelopment work saw the number of screens at Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall increase from 12 to 18. The new screens included an IMAX theatre.

Novo Cinemas other movie theatres in Dubai are Ibn Battuta Mall, IMG Worlds of Adventure, and Dragon Mart.


Map showing location of Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall.

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Map showing location of Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall


Novo Cinemas Dubai Festival City Mall

Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai Festival City
United Arab Emirates

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