Dubai is one of the best cities in the world to visit during New Year! That’s because high rise buildings, parties, clubbing scenes, mesmerizing fireworks, and the overall pomp makes it sizzle with excitement. During Dubai New Year there is always so much to do here for everyone that it has become one of the best happening year-end destinations in the world. And just in case if you have decided to celebrate your New Year in Dubai, here’s how you can make the most of it in the grandest way possible.

1. Watch New Year Fireworks in Dubai

Mark the good times ahead in the fireworks of Dubai’s New Year. Witness it in some particular places and dazzle your senses.

Burj Khalifa


Burj Khalifa’s New Year fireworks celebration are truly mesmerizing and one of the best in the world. People flock in thousands to watch this event live from various places like Burj Park, Dubai Fountain, Al Manzil Plaza, Souk al Bahar, Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard and of course, the roads! Travelers staying in a hotel near this grand architectural marvel enjoy the advantage of witnessing this spectacle from their luxurious hotels.

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The Palm Jumeirah

The Palm Jumeirah

This place is super interesting to celebrate New Year in Dubai because here, fireworks take the shape of a real palm and spew off so much splendor that everything feels extraterrestrial. So, for those who want to start the New Year with a bang, this is the perfect place to be.

The best spots to view these fireworks are Jumeirah beach, Kite beach, and all the hotels around the palm.

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab

This is another awesome place to celebrate New Year in Dubai. This is an ultra luxury hotel and the fireworks display by it, are a treat to the senses. For those who find the Burj Khalifa crowded, Burj Al Arab is an excellent option if they want to be dazzled to the next level.

Some of the best places to watch the fireworks at Burj Al Arab is Suqeim Park, right in front of the Dubai Police Academy, the Jumeira beach, and the Madinat Jumeirah.

2. Attend Glamorous New Year Parties in Dubai

barasti dubai

Everyone knows that every year Dubai plays host to the best and the most insane New Year Parties in the world. From celebrities to VIP performances to fireworks and mouth-watering food, there is no way that’s better than this to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Dubai. So you’d be lucky to be here on the last night of 2018, experiencing the most glamorous parties!

The best places to party in Dubai are Barasti Bar at the Le Meridien, Nasimi Beach, Mina Seyahi, and of course, the Atlantis on Palm which is now the most popular place for a New Year Party in Dubai. Atlantis’s Sandance Beach usually plays host to the top DJ’s who make you want to dance the night away.

3. Take a Dubai New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise


It is one the most romantically spectacular experiences you can get during your Dubai New Year Celebration. The Dhow Dinner Cruise glides along the Dubai creek on a beautifully lit dhow where you can see fireworks while having a delicious meal. It is one of those rare things in life that one should never miss. They would serve you a midnight cake, champagne and your company will be the beautiful star-studded night sky and its dazzling fireworks.

4. Indulging in a Fabulous Dinner among the Fireworks!

Atlantis – The Palm

There is no doubt that Dubai houses some most amazing restaurants in the world. Only some of them offer the perfect view of the fireworks during the New Year Celebration. So, to help you plan this spectacular evening in the company of your loved ones and the jaw dropping night sky, here are your best choices.

  • Atlantis – The Palm
  • 360° Restaurant and Bar
  • Madinat Jumeirah
  • Downtown Dubai: In Dubai, it is the most happening place for parties. Downtown has the most awesome restaurants that offer excellent views of the fireworks in Burj Khalifa.

5. Go to a Beach Picnic on New Year’s Eve

Jumeirah Beach Dubai

Another great way to celebrate the Dubai New Year is by going on a picnic with family to one of the public beaches at Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR) and Jumeirah. This is an inexpensive way to watch the fireworks (because it’s free) and also a great way to welcome the New Year with loved ones. But this place will be crowded too, just like all other places in Dubai during New Year and it is recommended that you come in a little early to save yourself a spot.

6. Celebrate Dubai’s New Year with a Desert Safari

Dubai desert safari

Dubai desert safari is an action packed, thrilling and the most exciting and colorful way to welcome the New Year. From sunset views to dune bashing to a colorful evening full with activities such as henna painting, belly dancing and buffet- travelers get to celebrate the New Year in a most traditional manner with the Desert Safari Experience. And of course, the night is most radiantly lit with fireworks celebration.

We hope that by now have convinced you of the fact that the Dubai New Year is indeed one of the most special New Year Celebrations in the world.  So, just in case you’re planning a New Year Trip to Dubai, it so happen, that we can help you. Just click on New Year Trip Dubai and we will connect with you at once.