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Revealed: All the NYE celebrations across Dubai

Revealed: All the NYE celebrations across Dubai

Fireworks shows have been planned in 25 locations across the city


From mega fireworks shows to concerts and parties, a series of celebrations have been planned across Dubai to ring in the New Year.

As the New Year’s Eve countdown gets underway, here’s a list of all the festivities that will take place on Tuesday night.


While Burj Khalifa will hold its traditional mega fireworks display this year, shows have also been planned in 24 other locations across the city.

Those include Burj Al Arab, Al Seef, The Beach, La Mer, The Pointe, Global Village, The Dubai Frame, Dubai Festival City Mall, and Atlantis, The Palm. Global Village alone will welcome the New Year with seven different fireworks shows just as the clock strikes midnight in seven different countries.


Five concerts are taking place across Dubai to welcome the New Year.

Legendary American rapper Nelly will perform at Drai’s Dubai, or revellers can find a festive seaside vibe at White Beach’s first New Year’s Eve celebration where R&B singer Ne-Yo will perform all his hits. Jonas Blue and Jax Jones will perform at Zero Gravity, while the Race 2020 Badshah concert takes place at Meydan Grandstand.

Syrian singing sensation Nassif Zeytoun will perform at Dubai Opera, with the venue also featuring an al fresco dinner, dancing and live entertainment.


Burj Al Arab will host a ‘This Is 2020’ party, while other notable celebrations will happen aboard The QE2, at the Four Seasons hotel in Jumeirah, The Irish Village in Al Garhoud, at the Emerald Palace Kempinski hotel on the Palm Jumeirah, the Address Dubai Marina, and an Under the Stars event in Zabeel Park. At Emirates Golf Club, a gala dinner will be accompanied by tribute acts to Elvis Presley and Madonna.

Atlantis, The Palm will celebrate all things 20s, in celebration of the new decade, with a 30-piece live band held in the grounds of the hotel. An all-day celebration, 20H to 2020, will take place at The Pointe, kicking off at 6am with a yoga session followed by wellness workshops. After 4pm, a DJ show will be followed with fireworks at midnight.


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