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New Year’s Eve in Dubai

Dubai traditionally welcomes the new year with a number of huge firework displays. The fireworks shows in Dubai are held at various locations throughout the city but the show at the Burj Khalifa is the largest and most famous firework display in the city.

This year more than six different fireworks shows can be seen in Dubai. The biggest show will be held at the Burj Khalifa, which starts at midnight. Another large firework display can been seen at the Burj al Arab, according to the organizers this fireworks show is the biggest show of the year. In addition, a firework show can be seen at the Atlantis The Palm hotel which starts 10 seconds before midnight with firework at every second to count down to 2024.

New Year in Dubai

Livestream New Year’s Eve Burj Khalifa 2024

Do you want to witness the huge firework show at the Burj Khalifa but you’re not in Dubai? No worries, you can watch the firework show live thanks to the livestream below, or watch the livestream at the Emaar Youtube page or the Downtown Dubai website. Thanks to this livestream you do not have to miss anything of the firework during New Year’s Eve in Downtown Dubai and you can watch live how Dubai welcomes 2024.

Please keep in mind the time difference between your country and Dubai. At this website you can convert the Dubai Time to the GMT time.

2024 firework at the Burj Khalifa

Every year, hundreds of thousands people come to the Burj Khalifa for the fireworks show and this year the show is bigger and more spectacular than ever before. Traditionally, the fireworks show at the Burj Khalifa is combined with a light, music and watershow at the Dubai Fountain where the fountain spits the water to an altitude of 150 meters in the air. This in combination with the fireworks launched from the highest building in the world and the many skyscrapers around the Burj Khalifa makes the New Year’s Eve at the Burj Khalifa an unforgettable night!

This year you can see the biggest firework show in Dubai from special viewing platforms which will be set up across Downtown Dubai and across Burj Park. The event will also be broadcast live on television, beamed on big screens and live streamed on the internet and Youtube.

Most people will travel to Downtown Dubai during in Dubai to witness the spectacular light and fireworks display around the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. We recommend to travel on time to the Burj Khalifa to make sure you have a good spot to see the firework. If you want the best view you can also book a diner package at one of the many restaurants in Downtown Dubai.

The roads around the Burj Khalifa are closed at six o’clock for all traffic to make room for the large number of spectators that come to Downtown Dubai to witness the spectacular fireworks show at the Burj Khalifa.

Firework display at the Burj al Arab

Besides the fireworks show at the Burj Khalifa, you can also see a spectacular firework show at the Burj al Arab. For many years, tens of thousands of people have been watching the firework display from Madinat Jumeirah, the Jumeirah Beach Road, Kite Beach near the Burj al Arab and the Black Palace Beach on the Al Sufouh Road. If you are planning to see the firework display from Black Palace Beach you will not only see the fireworks show at the Burj al Arab, you can also see the show at the Atlantis hotel on Palm Jumeirah.

You can see the fireworks show around the Burj al Arab for free. If you want the best view, it is advisable to be on time or book an exclusive package at one of the restaurants or clubs around the Burj al Arab or Madinat Jumeirah. In 2014, the Burj al Arab fireworks show in combination with the show at the Palm Jumeirah island set a world record of the largest fireworks show ever. Unfortunately, Dubai has lost this record in 2015, but Dubai would not be Dubai if they were able to get back to it soon.

New Year's eve in Dubai

Atlantis The Palm New Year’s Eve firework

The Atlantis hotel on the Palm Jumeirah island welcomes the new year with a huge fireworks display. For those who don’t have tickets to one of the parties in the Atlantis hotel, the fireworks show can also be viewed from the 11 kilometer long Boardwalk that runs around the entire Palm Jumeirah island. Access to the Boardwalk is free from the Rixos The Palm Dubai hotel on the eastern tip of the island to One & Only The Palm on the westernmost point of the Palm Jumeirah island. Or you can view the fireworks show from the The Pointe shopping center which is at the tip of the palm tree.

Al Seef firework display

In the new Al Seef district at the Dubai Creek you can see a spectacular fireworks show for the first time ever. In addition to a fireworks show that will be light up above the water of the Dubai Creek, the Al Seef festival is in full swing during New Year’s Eve. The district will be completely transformed into a big party with a carnival, live music, a waterfront market and an outdoor cinema.

Firework at Dubai Festival City

The Dubai Festival City shopping center welcomes 2024 with a spectacular fireworks show above Festival Bay which will be interspersed with a number of musical performances and shows from the Imagine light and image show. The firework display at the Dubai Festival City is free to visit from 7 pm and starts with a special IMAGINE show followed by a live band with Katie Elle Jackson at half past nine.

Festival Bay will be lit up several times in the evening with a big fireworks show. From 9 pm there will be firework every hour to warm up to the big final show at midnight to welcome the new year. On 31 December, many restaurants located in and outside of Dubai Festival City and Festival City waterfront offer special New Year’s packages that guarantee the best view of the fireworks shows and the Imagine New Year’s Eve show.

During the old and new show at Festival City you can also take a ride in the Festival Wheel Ferris wheel. Due to safety, it is expected that the Ferris wheel will be closed during the fireworks shows itself.

New Year’s Eve at The Beach

In the Dubai Marina you can enjoy a spectacular fireworks show at The Beach where the fireworks will be shot above the sea. This gives you a panoramic view of the firework display from both the beach and the boulevard. In combination with the enormous Ain Dubai Ferris wheel this will be a spectacular sight! The fireworks show at The Beach will be combined with an LED light show which will start at midnight together with the firework display.

Specially for New Year’s Eve, the restaurants and shops in The Beach have extended the opening hours. The shops close at 1 am and the restaurants and cafes will close at 2 am. Almost all restaurants at The Beach have special New Year’s Eve packages with food, drinks and a unique view at the firework display. For more information about the firework show at The Beach, visit the website www. .

Firework display at Global Village

You can also visit Global Village or the Dubai Festival City Mall foR A spectacular firework show during New Year’s Eve in Dubai. This year Global Village organizes the largest fireworks show ever with no less than seven fireworks shows spread throughout the evening. Between 8 pm and 1 am there will be fireworks shows that are in time with New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world. The park is open from 4 pm until 2 am, tickets will be priced at the regular entry cost of just Dhs15. More information can be found on the Global Village website: .

Dubai New Year Eve Cruise

In Dubai you have the chance to watch the fireworks in a very special way. With this unique boat trip you can start the new year well and see the beautiful fireworks from a luxury boat while enjoying snacks and drinks. During this 3-hour boat trip you can watch the fireworks from Dubai’s iconic buildings including the fireworks show at the Atlantis hotel, the Burj Al Arab and the Palm Jumeirah island.

Would you like to start the new year with this unforgettable boat trip? Tickets for the 3-hour New Year’s Eve yacht tour cost 321 euros per person. The price includes a three-hour boat trip and drinks. You can reserve the tickets online at GetYourGuide.

Click here to book your Dubai New Years Eve Cruise

In addition to the above boat trip during new years eve, many more New Year’s Eve cruises are organized in Dubai. Below we have listed the best ones for you.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise
Price per person: 124 euros
Includes: Dinner buffet, drinks and pick-up service
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New Year’s Eve Cruise Fireworks and Buffet Dinner
Price per person: 322 euros
Includes: Dinner buffet, drinks and pick-up service
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New Year’s Eve Marina Dhow Dinner Cruise
Price per person: 347 euros
Includes: Dhow cruise, dinner buffer and unlimited drinks
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Ocean Empress NYE ​​Cruise with Dinner and Fireworks
Price per person: 245 euros
Includes: Cruise in the Dubai Marina, dinner buffer and open bar with wide choice of drinks
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New Year’s Eve cruise with dinner & fireworks
Price per person: 245 euros
Includes: Cruise in Dubai Marina and along Palm Jumeirah and Bluewaters Island, shows with live entertainment, international buffet dinner and unlimited soft drinks
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New Year fireworks cruise in Dubai
Price per person: 359 euros
Includes: 3-hour cruise on a boat with up to 10 people and unlimited drinks
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New Year’s Eve 2024 Fireworks Show Boat Tour
Price per person: 247 euros
Includes: Cruise on a boat and unlimited drinks
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