New Year celebrations in Dubai have always been epic. And it continues to raise bars each year. With ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival and upcoming Dubai Expo 2020, New Year bells will roar in the Middle East as the first year of 2020 opens its eyes. The night sky lit with fire flowers along the iconic skyline of Dubai is a world watch at New Year’s eve. New Year parties at clubs, dining lounges, New Year events and beach picnics are a religion for party animals to mark celebrations in Dubai. Remember many of the New Year’s celebrations can be enjoyed absolutely free. You just need to know exactly what to do.

For all you Dubai lovers, I give you hotspots for welcoming New Year 2020 in Dubai:



Burj Al-Arab

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The much captivating fireworks presentation at Burj Al-Arab is second to none.

You can block a spot at Kite Beach or Jumeriah Beach. You can slip into Madinat Jumeriah to enjoy the lit-up sky.

Burj Khalifa

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Fireworks at Burj Khalifa will be a spectacle bliss. You can reserve your spot at Burj Park, Business Bay, Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai Water Canal or The Dubai Mall. Even at Umm Al Sequimm Beach, you can view the glittering sky and gain a view of The Atlantis for fireworks.

Atlantis, Palm Dubai

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To get a splendid view of the New Year celebrations, fireworks at Atlantis is a good choice. Many entertainment events and stage shows take place here. So make sure you reach by 6 pm as the parking lot gets packed and you may have to walk far.


Jumeriah Beach Hotel

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Your New Year celebration in classy dining set up with fireworks adding to the oomph of the moment will be memorable at Jumeriah Beach Hotel.  



Dubai Festival City Mall

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Hit to this mall for a night loaded with fun activities for your family on New Year’s eve. Fireworks will dazzle your loved ones with New Year feasts.  


Dubai Frame

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For the first time, Dubai Frame will be joining the New Year fireworks brigade. This cultural landmark will be displaying a 3-minute spectacular fireworks display followed by a laser show.

Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai Shopping Festival

The ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival is a bonus for all those who wish to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Dubai. Awesome New Year deals and prizes will fuel your celebration spirit to indulge in Dubai. Major malls, shopping centres and iconic market hubs will be decked up with New Year celebrations. Activities, entertainment, games and much more will only lift your festive mood to welcome 2020.

If you are planning a trip for Dubai, you can apply for Dubai Visa online here.


Food and Drinks

Foods and Drinks in Dubai

Madinat Jumeriah

In a fascinating set up of the Burj Al Arab standing amidst shimmering waters of Arabian Sea, Madinat Jumeirah is fully packed with food and foodies during New Year’s Eve. The Midnight Gala is a family affair as the night glitters with fireworks. With party animals spoiling their taste buds with opulent cuisines, it is an event of a lifetime to celebrate your best New Year at Madinat Jumeriah.

Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach, JBR, Dubai


Timing: 8 pm to 1 am


  • Dhs109 with two beverages.
  • Dhs239 with a full supper, sodas and an inviting drink.
  • Dhs399 for a full dinner, house drinks and an inviting drink. 


Learn more about: Dubai Food Festival 2020

JB’s Gastropub

Dance to all the best music notes of the ’80s and ’90s at JB’s. Opt for a full-scale meal or a pair of drinks.

Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach, Dubai


Timing: 8 pm to 1 am


  • Dhs109 with two refreshments.
  • Dhs239 with a full supper, soft drinks and a welcome beverage.
  • Dhs399 for a full dinner, house drinks and a welcome beverage.


Zero Gravity

The honour winning beachside setting facilitates its New Year’s Eve extravaganza with an elegant rollout of entertainers. From world well-known drum and bass band Rudimental to English DJ and record maker Sigala, your New Year night was will be simply amazing.

Dubai Marina, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone


  • Dhs200 to Dhs1,000
  • Book a table from Dhs5,000


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Skydance is a space-themed avenue that will take you on a galaxy spree. The ambience transforms with ultra-modern features. You can choose a late four-course supper or free drinks tickets.

Fairmont Dubai, Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai

Timing: Dinner from 9.30 pm to 11.30 pm


  • Dhs1,650 for the set menu with drinks until 11.30 pm.
  • Dhs900 with complimentary beverage tickets till 3 am for ladies and Dhs1,100 for men.


Coco Lounge

A serene fair frosted ambience rolls out unbelievable options making it an excellent choice to binge and bond with the festive crowd. The poolside party offers nourishment platters and 3 hrs of free-flowing beverages.

Media One Hotel, Media City, Dubai

Timing: 9 pm to 12 am


  • Gold Pack Dhs3,333 for 6 people including a cabana, six platters, house drinks, shisha.
  • Silver pack Dhs499 with one platter and house drinks.


Flair No. 5

Your New Year night is bound to be epic at Flair No.5 at The Ritz-Carlton in Dubai International Financial Center. Incredible food line up and music flash at the lavish Wonderland party. With Mediterranean prawn croquettes and duck gyozas, exterior relaxing cabanas, and live DJs, Flair No.5’s celebrations are completely overpowering.

The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Dubai


  • As per occasion


New Year’s Eve is always a special moment to bid goodbye to the passing year and welcome the new year filled with new opportunities and experiences. Make sure you celebrate this moment with the best at best.  


 Happy New Year 2020