Best Things to do in Dubai this New Year’s Eve

Gone are the days when Dubai was just a desert with camels. The land of dreams as it is called, Dubai tops the list of the most visited destinations during New Year’s Eve.

Dubai as an emirate illuminates at the New Year’s eve and is a site to behold. The travellers come from all across the globe to witness the stupendous event of the year and be a part of what can only be called as a phenomenon.

If Dubai is on your mind to visit this year, here is a list of the best things to do in Dubai on New Year’s Eve that’ll convince you to book your reservations for Dubai this year end.

Watch fireworks at Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is known as the tallest building in the world and is keeps the world in awe for its grandeur. The fireworks at Burj Khalifa is one of the most watched events worldwide.

Be a part of one of the best places to watch fireworks in Dubai, the laser light shows along with fireworks create a magic that’s too good to remember.

Planning to watch the Burj Khalifa fireworks closely? Be near the iconic tower before the sunset to get the best seat.

You’ll find many fellow watchers ensuring a good seat to watch the exhilarating fireworks.

Go for a desert safari

After a day cruising the sand dunes in amazing vehicles, spend the night of New Year’s Eve with your loved ones under the beautiful moon light in a desert.

With international cuisine at your disposal, Arabian music, dance, the famous hookahs, henna, and a lot more for you to remember this New Year’s Eve for time immemorial.

Experience the Dhow Cruise

Hop on a traditional wooden dhow and explore the Dubai creek. While the Dhow cruises along the creek, enjoy a beautiful view of sky touching buildings bedecked with decorative lights for the new year.

Also, you can cherish the mesmerising sight of spectacular fireworks at Burj Khalifa and other locations while cruising through the creek.

This way you will get the best of both worlds – An amazing view of the fireworks and a not-so-crowded experience of the Dhow.

Enjoy multi-cuisine and multi-course buffet of internal cuisine prepared freshly by highly skilled chefs and enjoy some ground moving music by experience DJs while dancing to their tune.

Go for a shopping spree to the Malls of Dubai

Make the most of the discounts this New Year’s Eve in the malls of Dubai. With mind boggling discounts on almost all the products, go crazy shopping this New Year’s Eve.

Grab amazing discounts and unbelievable deals in the Mall of Emirates, Al Barsha City Center, Majid Al Futtaim Mall and many more shopping centres and plethora of other centres.

Don’t forget to visit the biggest Chinese mall outside of china, the Dragon Mall and enjoy a huge price drop for the special occasion of New Years. The Dubai Mall is at its best during this time of the year.

Don’t worry if your hunger pangs try to bring you down. The restaurants at this time give some amazing deals and serve lip smacking options for both eating and drinking.

Hit a Disc with your friends

Go wild this new year by hitting a pub or disc with your friends and loved ones. The highly charged atmosphere with deafening music will pump you up with adrenaline. From champagne to beer, shots to cocktails everything will charge you up to dance your way through the night.

With great food, recharging drinks and heart thumping music, bring the New Year’s Eve in style. The Black Lion, pub located at H Hotel Dubai and Q43 pub located at Media One Hotel throw lavish parties for New Year’s Eve.

Attend a Royal Buffet in Atlantis the Palm

Straight out of a fairy tale movie, Atlantis the Palm looks splendid in the amazing fireworks. Enjoy the royal gala at Atlantis the Palm. With specialities from around the world, the multi-cuisine dinner buffet will not only satisfy your hunger pangs but will also satiate your tingling taste buds.

From Lobster to Caviar, Fajitas to Shawarmas enjoy everything with a grand view of the Dubai skyline and of The Palm. Planning to be at the Atlantis? Book the royal gala now as the seats fill extremely fast with the who’s who of the world eyeing to celebrate the New year in Dubai.

Celebrate Kids New Year Eve at LEGOLAND

Planning to visit Dubai this New yeas with your entire family? Superb! As Dubai has indulging attractions for your little ones to ensure they’d have the best holidays ever. Spend the New Year’s Eve with your kids at Legoland Dubai.

Be it educational workshops or fun rides in water park let your little explorers spend a time to enjoy.

With a lot of fun stuff to enjoy such as Rescue Academy, City Airport, Submarine Adventure, and Lost Kingdom Adventure, there won’t be any stopping of fun for your kids.

With umpteen dining options for both kids and adults, you can ensure your kids will be fuelled for all the fun that they will remember for a long time.

Book a reservation inside Burj Khalifa

What better place to be than to be at ‘the’ place that catches the world’s eye on the New Years eve. Book a reservation at the restaurant inside Burj Khalifa.

With a spread of international dishes from cuisines around the world, your taste buds will be satiated for sure. Enjoy the famous and spectacular fireworks of Burj Khalifa from inside while having an amazing dining experience.


With spectacular rooftop parties and record-breaking fireworks every year, Dubai is always on the must-visit list of travellers around New year’s.

From the royal gala at Atlantis to the free partying sight of the Jumeirah beach; Dubai welcomes one and all with the same warmth and affection. So what are you waiting for?

Book yourself some flights to Dubai this New Year’s Eve to make the most out of Dubai and have a gala time with your friends and loved ones.

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