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)
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
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.
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.
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.
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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