The Celebrations of New Year in UAE

Fireworks display on the sky in Dubai city, UAE

The UAE is very famous for the new year celebrations, thousands of visitors like to see the popular destinations in Dubai on this occasion, especially because of outstanding fireworks on Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah beach, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Marina and several other locations.If you are in Dubai during this time of the year, don’t miss out the magnificent celebrations, like wonderful fireworks that light up the Dubai horizon, or you can hit partying destinations with your family or friends.

If you want to see some exciting things, there is unlimited list of wonderful places and activities like the world-famous fireworks, beach parties, drawcard dance acts and restaurants etc. You can dine at any hottest restaurant, book to a Palm Jumeirah ball, can join at the beach hangouts, sail across Dubai Creek and also dine aboard the world’s largest wooden dhow, you can welcome the 2019 under the sky in the bright light of stars.


High in the sky (Burj Khalifa)

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You can imagine how exciting it would be to enter in new Year and enjoy an exciting celebration from the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.  Here you can experience the tower’s fine-dining At.mosphere restaurant, which offers two NYE options, available from 7pm until 1am. Families can book a table at At.mosphere Restaurant, where you can also enjoy the entertainment with food like a violinist and an illusionist.

Cost of window and non-window tables at AT.mosphere:

 Window and non-window tables at both At.mosphere Restaurant and At.mosphere Lounge cost  Dh2,900 per person


 Dine with style at Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab is very famous for the  celebrations of new Year in Dubai,  it is a most luxurious hotel, which displays one of the city’s longest fireworks. Here you can choose a hottest restaurant in  five of the hotel’s restaurants namely Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, Al Iwan, Al Muntaha, Bab Al Yam and Scape Restaurant – will offer special New Year’s Eve menus from 9pm until 3am to help ring in the New Year in the most delicious way possible.

Price: Dinner from Dh8,000 an adult (12 and older)


 New year Desert fun

It’s a very unique idea to celebrate new year at the desert, here you can enjoy   a barbecue dinner party, unlimited refreshments, new year’s cake, music, dancing, fireworks, fun games and many more activities. You can take a photo while sitting on a camel at sunset or also can apply a henna tattoo. The six-hour party starts at 9pm but can be added to an evening desert safari.

Price will start  from AED 400 per person


All aboard  cruises

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Amwaj Al Bahar’s luxury yachts is a great place If you want to see the fireworks and enjoy the celebrations of the new year in less crowded place. Yachts board  from several locations around the city at 9:30pm.  Here you will Enjoy a buffet dinner while cruising the Arabian Gulf, followed by dessert in the lounge. From the top deck you will   see the fireworks light up the night sky and Dubai’s tallest wonderful  buildings. Dhow cruises also operate on Dubai Creek from 11pm to 1am.


 Bulgari Resort

It is a great place to celebrate the new year in Dubai at  the Middle Eastern outpost of Bulgari’s luxury resorts, it is not  much expensive as here  is a selection of seated dinners on offer, you  can find here most of the Italian design house’s hospitality in separate  cabanas which are  set on the shores of the Arabian Gulf as well as you will enjoy  a set-menu dinner and Maserati limousine transfer service, you won’t find a more exclusive New Year’s soiree than this.

Price: AED9,000 per cabana


Kite Beach/Jumeirah Beach

It is in the neighbor of  the Burj Al Arab , Dubai’s beach stretch is unsurprisingly packed with a lot of fun , Its nice to reach  there much before sunset and don’t forget to pack a picnic basket, kite Beach has a variety of  eateries in café style shops as well.

Free access


Black Palace Beach

It is behind Knowledge Village, and it offers a beautiful  view of  fireworks  at the Burj Al Arab  as well as  You can  see the Atlantis fireworks from there.

Free access


Madinat Jumeirah

A traditional souk  which is located right next to the Burj Al Arab,  here you will find the variety of  restaurants, lounges and   open spaces .

Free access to Souk Madinat Jumeirah; advanced booking is  required for  restaurants


Al Maryah Island Abu Dhabi

It is an exciting  place  for celebrations of new year which gives you   an exciting entertainment without any cost . Al Maryah Island  is going to present  a free event on New Year’s  including food trucks ,  performance of famous Arab stars , food  and spectacular fireworks. Near about  8,000  people every year joins this beautiful  event .



In Abu Dhabi you can also  watch a 360-degree view of beautiful  fireworks, bright sparkling on skies of Abu Dhabi while welcoming 2019 at Stratos, the only rotating lounge of the city, located in Le Royal Meridien Hotel. Visitors can enjoy a delicious  dinner with live music whilst overlooking the sparkling views of the capital. Visitors  can choose packages starting  from 400 AED to 500 AED.


 New Year Party on deserts of Abu Dhabi

You can celebrate this New Year at beautiful deserts of Abu Dhabi by spending  six hours of desert fun with camel riding, sand skiing, , dune bashing, fireworks show and with  a  delicious  BBQ.Here you can  also enjoy the  live performances including belly dancing, traditional Tanoura dance, music, DJ and many more .


Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival

Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival  is a fantastic place   for the celebrations of new year  in Abu Dhabi. In this festival you can   enjoy  concerts with  Fouad Abdulwahed   and Eida Al Menhali, as well as an  amazing 3D water lights   laser shows and  wondering  fireworks on December 31 in Al Wathba city.  The Concert will  start at 8:00pm and  the fireworks will began definitely at 12 AM   at the  midnight.


Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah

Al Majaz Waterfront is a great destination for families to spend the leisure time  and now it’s going to celebrate new year with a spectacular 10-minute long fireworks,which will display from  16 aligned great  barges on Monday, December 31.

After the annual countdown celebrations people will watch   the  Al Majaz Waterfront  as well as spectacle of lights and colors at the same time.

The delicious food  offers are available from  twelve restaurants.On this beautiful event they will offer  special set menus ,and will serve regional and international  finest quality  at the waterfront.

Al Majaz Waterfront fireworks location is  well arranged ,to give you a unique  view from multiple locations and  it is  a tourist attraction spots in the emirate, including  Khalid Lagoon , Al Noor Island and The Flag Island which is  making it an ideal destination .


Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah

This New Year’s Eve, Ras Al Khaimah  is going to  host a 12-minute firework display and  many  other  exciting activities for families  at Al Marjan Island.  It’s expected that this  fireworks display, will be another great effort  for a Guinness World Record. There are   three additional viewing areas at Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village  including Al Shohadah Street, Al Marjan Island and Al Wasl Street between Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village. This  big event will have Ice cream salons , food trucks,  band Musical performances and   lemonade corners. There   some fun based activities are also arranged for children like inflatable games and  face painting, Clowns ,mime artists and   balloons will be  distributed in children without any cost .  There is an arrangement of parking at three venues, including 27,000 parking spaces. These venues are  free for the public , and going to open  from 5pm on December 31 to 2am on January 1.

Location Al Marjan Island by Marjan ,Timings December 31 from 5pm (Cost free )



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