Reasons to Celebrate New Year in Dubai

The opening of a new year is a globally celebrated event with parties, music, and other entertainment activities. But when it comes to Dubai, everything is extravagant. From Burj Khalifa light show to the spectacular fireworks, Dubai has everything to make you go spellbound. Every year, millions of people visit Dubai to celebrate the New Year. This opulent Middle East city is setting an example for the world countries on how to embrace a new beginning. Here we are providing a few Reasons to Celebrate New Year in Dubai.

Fireworks, Fireworks and more Fireworks

There are plenty of fireworks happening in Dubai in connection with New Year celebrations. The Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, etc are some of the iconic spots to witness this spectacular event. And believe it or not, the firework in Dubai is an astonishing sight to behold and is a memory for a lifetime.

Light Show in Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is definitely a top reason to plan a trip to Dubai during the New Years’ time, because of the show that bagged a Guinness world record. When the clock struck 12, the world’s largest building will set a magnanimous show that will take your breath away. Displayed over 109,252 square meters of Burj Khalifa, this Guinness World Record feat is the largest light and sound show on a single structure. This show lasts for 10 minutes and is accompanied by multiple musical performances.

Yacht, Cruises and Desert Safari rides

There are New Year special Yacht, cruise, and desert safari rides for the tourists and residents in UAE. The yacht and cruise ride in Dubai Marina and the water canal will take you iconic spots in Dubai when celebrations are in full swing. You can also marvel at the fireworks and enjoy the delicious New Year food on board by signing up for Yacht and cruise ride.

If you want to have a peaceful time away from the hassles of the city, you can have a 45-minute ride in a sundowner Dune. The desert safari ride will be followed by a camel ride and delicious Arabic dinner with BBQ.


Dubai Shopping Festival is always scheduled near the new years’ time, making this mesmerizing city a shopping paradise. The shopping freaks will go crazy over discounts, promotional deals, and other attractive offers. You can lay your hands on your favorite brand without worrying about the money during the Dubai Shopping Festival.

Tourist Spots

It is always a great idea to begin your new year with a trip to picturesque locations. Dubai is blessed with plenty of tourist destinations. To name a few- Dubai Creek, Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah, Marina, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Mall, and Mall of the Emirates are some of them, but the list is huge. A trip to all these places will be an excellent start for a new year. Moreover, there will be lavishing and dazzling New Year eve’s parties and events. There is something for everyone in Dubai.