You can find something enchanting and unique on this festive time of year when loved ones meet up to celebrate closure of the year gone by and welcome in the New Year. Even though Dubai is primarily desert, each year the government goes the extra mile to illuminate parts of the city, while the majority of malls and outdoor public places set up their own Christmas trees to highlight the season. A few of these are really fantastic and remarkably decorated with amazing baubles and bells.
Every year, inhabitants of Dubai possess a variety of choices in celebrating this special time of year. Whether you’re seeking to spend it with a special dinner or get all dressed up to attend among Dubai’s popular parties, we have lots of entertainment ideas to match your preferences.
Watch the spectacular fireworks
Every year Dubai outdoes itself with magnificent variety of fireworks at its three most iconic destinations on New Year’s Eve: The Palm Jumeirah, The Burj Khlaifa and the Burj Al Arab.
Viewing these fireworks is a remarkably popular pastime with most residents of the emirate, so obviously these locations are filled with millions of people who gather here from 4 in the afternoon.
New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise
Delight in the unique experience of a Dhow Dinner Sail with among the New Year’s Eve special packages which offer fantastic cuisine aboard a wonderfully lit dhow with vantage factors to some of the greatest views of Dubai’s skyline when you cruise along the Creek, as well as the breathtaking fireworks displays that happen every year. This is typically a three hour event with live amusement, midnight cake and champagne and a multi-course international buffet.
Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Desert Safari
A fabulous and unique way to bring in the New year, the Desert Safari is one thrilling adventure unique to Dubai and a memorable experience.
Safaris depart in the afternoon from designated pick-up points and accept you through the fabulous sand dunes of the Dubai desert to a well set-up campsite where one can enjoy the sun set over the magnificent desert. The evening is covered with activities including a lavish buffet spread, live music, henna painting with a fireworks countdown to the New Year.