While the bells ring out all over the world on New Year’s Eve with great zeal, there’s something magical about New Year celebration in Dubai. It is a grand affair attended by several tourists from different parts of the world. Whether you wish to delight in mesmerising fireworks, parties and clubbing scenes or want to simply sit back within the comfort of the walls with your family, Dubai offers it all for all sorts of tastes and budget.
Read on to know some of the best ways to celebrate New Year in Dubai:
Enjoy the amazing Burj Khalifa Fireworks
There is no doubt that Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower is visited by several tourists all throughout the year, however, New Year is the time when this architectural delight presents the most awe-inspiring view of the celebrations in Dubai. The fireworks show here is considered to be the most popular in the world. Arrive here as early as 6pm, grab a top spot and enjoy the most amazing New Year’s Eve in the city with magnificent fireworks, and light and water shows.
Attend the Zero Gravity New Years Eve Party
If dancing all night long is your way of welcoming the New Year, Zero Gravity is the place for you. This Al Fresco beach club attracts thousands of party animals from all around on New Year’s Eve and make them groove to the finest music in the city. This New Year’s Eve, this place will become the centre of attraction with different zones offering alternative themes such the Helter Skelter, Ritual and SuperNatural, and will astonish guests through the world-class music played by the popular DJs Jax Jones and Jonas Blue.
Be a part of the magical New Year Eve at the Dubai Opera
The city’s first purpose built multi-format performing arts theatre in the heart of Downtown Dubai, Dubai Opera welcomes you to watch a stellar show and enjoy a royal dinner on New Year’s Eve. This place already draws attention with its iconic dhow shaped design rooted in Emirati heritage, but turns into a stunning sight on New Year’s Eve. Besides the dinner and the stellar show, you would love to go wild to the classic beats as the clock strikes 12.
Delight in the breathtaking fireworks display from Umm Al Sequim Beach
What could be a better place to enjoy both the Burj Khalifa and Atlantic fireworks than Umm Al Sequim Beach? Located in the middle of both these places, the beach ensures you get to enjoy the stunning fireworks view from a prime spot. If beach is your thing, head to Umm Al Sequim Beach and enjoy the chain reaction of the fireworks that goes off when the clock strikes 12 while lying on the sand.
Navigate Dubai in luxury with a Dhow Cruise on New Year’s Eve
If fireworks, parties and fancy dinners do not excite you much and you wish to experience something unique away from the crowds on New Year’s Eve, board the majestic traditional dhow cruise or any other popular cruise. You would love to glide through the heart of the city while enjoying awe-inspiring entertainment activities along with a lavish feast prepared by the professional chefs. Besides, you will spot fireworks from different parts of the city as you sail across the creek in silence and serenity.