New Year’s Eve In Dubai: 8 Best Places To Ring In 2022

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New Year’s Eve In Dubai: 8 Best Places To Ring In 2022

It’s the last week of the year, and like most of us, if you still have no plans yet for the 31st December, be thankful you are in Dubai. From the mesmerising fireworks at the tallest building in the world to mind-blowing New Year Eve parties. Here are some of the fun things to choose from, as there is something for everyone on NYE in Dubai.

1. Fireworks at the Burj Khalifa ( Eve of Wonders)

Emaar, the UAE’s real estate and development company, makes sure that they create a mindblowing and unforgettable experience each year for us. Since 2010 this event has been one of the most anticipated on New years eve for most of us. This year, the show ‘Eve of Wonder’ will showcase the evolution of the radical changes, achievements and envisage the transformations in the coming years. So be ready to get enthralled with the dazzling pyrotechnics light and laser in sync with the water show at the Dubai show, spectacle lightning up the Downtown Dubai. You can register on the U by Emaar app and enjoy the show or watch the event in the comfort of your home with its live broadcast from 8.30 pm on

2. Expo 2020 Dubai

The biggest event, The Expo 2020 Dubai has 13 hours of nonstop entertainment planned for us. Just 30 mins before midnight, Belgian DJ Demitri Vegas’s music will keep you regaled and excited till you get closer to midnight. With over 70 restaurants and 120 outlets, the festival Garden at the Jubilee Park offers you tantalizing food choices from all over the world. Finally, at the stroke of midnight, the most awaited moment of the enthralling countdown, glistening fireworks, and “ball drop” moment will create an unforgettable memory.


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3. Global Village

This 26th season of Global Village has decided to end the year 2021 with an experience that you will never forget as they have not one but eight countdowns and festivities at different time zones. So first, get mesmerized by the daytime firework show, starting from the Australian Pavillion at 5 pm, then the amusing night celebrations at the remaining pavillions until 2 am. You can enjoy all the countdowns at the different pavillions given below:

5:00pm: Australia – Sydney
8:00pm: Philippines – Manilla
9:00 pm: Thailand – Bangkok
10:00 pm: Bangladesh – Dhaka
10:30 pm: India – New Delhi
11:00pm: Pakistan – Islamabad
12:00am: UAE
1:00am: Russia – Moscow

4. Dubai Opera

The place where Art and Music come to life, Dubai Opera, has organized to bring in the new year with its “Roaring 20s” theme New Years’ eve gala at the famous Downtown Dubai venue on 31st December. Aaron and Jasmine, the winners of Britains Got Talent, will charm the audience with their outstanding live performance. Their three-course delectable set menu meal will surpass all your expectations. Dj Chris Wright will keep you grooving as you enter the new year and finally enjoy the best view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks from the Dubai opera promenade at midnight, the perfect show stopper to your New Year’s Eve.


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5. Desert Party At Bab al-Shams

There is so much to discover in Dubai, so let’s start from where it all began, the calm and spacious deserts of Dubai. Say goodbye to the city for a day, and head to Bab al shams to experience their authentic middle eastern spread along with Live entertainment, dancers, DJ, and much more.

6. Ain Dubai

This year you can celebrate the new year on top of the world. The world’s largest and tallest observation wheel has big plans for you. For those willing to splurge and want something luxurious, you can book a private cabin for 15 people for 67,500 dirhams or opt for the shared cabin starting from 1500 dirhams. Ain Dubai will give you an unforgettable memory, with a 360-degree view of Dubai, showcasing fireworks from Expo 2020, Burj al Arab, Atlantis the palm, and Bluewaters.


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7. Staycation

If you are in a soup to select from dinners, parties, or comfort, staycations are the best option. There is something for everyone, from gala dinners, music, and entertainment for kids to fireworks. Atlantis the palm, Anantara the palm, Jumeirah beach hotel, the H Dubai, and Rixos are some of the best staycation hotels for this new years eve.


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8. Gala Dinners

“Good food is a celebration of life,” a quote by Sophia Loren. So there is nothing better than ending your year with a celebratory gala dinner with your family and friends. Dubai has a bunch of options when it comes to gala dinners. Here are some places that will give you immense and diverse variety to choose from : Atmosphere restaurant, Tong Thai, Caravan, Kitchen 6 JW Marriot Marquis, Zocco, Ibn al Bahr, Bagatelle, Amaseena, and Armani/Amal.

Also read:  New Year’s Eve In Dubai: 5 Packages To Book Under Dhs500 With In-House Beverages

How are you planning to bring in New Year 2022?

Contributed by Priyanka Desai Fernandes—-