New Year in Dubai: where to go?
New Year’s holidays are a time of bright celebrations, and where, if not in Dubai, are the most spectacular parties in the world. In the metropolis, fashionable Christmas trees are already sparkling with lights, the chefs of the best restaurants are preparing a menu of grand dinners and generous brunches. Guests of the city are waiting for New Year’s markets, stunning fireworks shows, endless beaches and the gentle winter sun. Dubai is the perfect choice for the New Year holidays.
The whole family for gifts
It’s happiness when you can spend some fun hours with the whole family at the New Year’s Bazaar, which everyone will be waiting for in December. Locals especially love the annual festive market in the Madinat Jumeirah Resort complex, similar to a Christmas market in one of the cities in Germany, where you can ride along the canals on a motor boat with Santa, ride along one of a dozen slides, and the amazing “Train to the North Pole” will take the kids to the giant snowball zone. In this huge winter wonderland, guests will also certainly see the sparkling interactive LED Christmas tree and the daily appearance of Santa Claus.
Fireworks of the year
Dubai is associated with many of the most grandiose fireworks. Where will the most famous of them be observed?
The most anticipated Burj Khalifavir fireworks show is coming back. In addition to the fantastic fireworks in the show, which will be without exaggeration to watch the whole of Dubai, and with it the whole world, on New Year’s Eve, they will add several new elements. The center of Dubai will be colored with a stunning light show of sparkling lights and fascinating water-musical performances of Dubai’s dancing fountains. In addition to the fact that in the center of Dubai there will be several special venues for those who want to enjoy the show, there will also be a live television broadcast to many countries around the world, which can be viewed on the Internet www.mydubainewyear.com
The 11-kilometer-long promenade that runs along the crescent of the peaks of Palm Island is the place where every guest and resident of Dubai wants to be on New Year’s Eve. There are many places on the promenade specially designed to enjoy the Atlantis The Palm’s fireworks, as well as shows from the Burj Khalifa and the BurjAlArab, which are best seen from the Rixos Crescent.
New Year in the outdoor pool on the beach
Say goodbye to 2018 with lounge tunes and trendy tracks in the pool under the sun at BarastiBeach Club. The world-famous beach club is the perfect mix of relevant music, delicious food and creative cocktails, and all this against the backdrop of the mesmerizing landscape of Dubai Marina. It is also a great place to enjoy New Year’s fireworks on the beach. Join the festivities, because for everyone, admission is free. Later, take a seat at Dubai’s most grandiose party featuring musical legends such as FatmanScoop and Bassjackers.
Night at the Opera
On New Year’s Eve, the center of classical art awaits a night full of surprises – music and fiery dances and overlooking the brilliant fireworks of the Burj Khalifa and the show of dancing fountains. The evening will begin with live performances by the Chinua Hawk Band, which will perform world hits from Michael Jackson to Ed Sheeran, and then DJ No. 1 in the Middle East, DJ Said Mrad, together with DJC, who is going to electrify the dance floor more than he did on George Clooney’s wedding. After the clock strikes twelve, guests will be struck by a laser show, bewitching fireworks and fountain shows, which you can enjoy from a special viewing platform.
Follow the rabbit
Fall into the rabbit hole at the Palazzo Versace Dubai and celebrate the new year 2019 at the Alice in Wonderland theme party. Guests are offered to dress up in all the most wonderful and join a crazy night, remembering the March rabbit, Cheshire cat, croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs and other inspirational stories from a classic fairy tale. Then guests will be invited to the festive tables in the Giardino restaurant or for a four-course dinner in the Italian restaurant Vanitas. And the chef of the gastronomic restaurant Enigma will prepare a New Year’s set menu.
On a cruise ship
The Queen Elizabeth 2, a historic cruise liner, is now docked at Port Rashid and hosts guests aboard a floating hotel. On the liner they prepared the night of unforgettable events on New Year’s Eve. Visitors to each restaurant will be able to go out onto the deck at midnight to enjoy Dubai’s grandiose fireworks.
Ten interactive kitchens
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina is preparing to welcome guests to the exaggeratedly best brunch in Dubai. 10 open kitchens in the three best restaurants in the metropolis. At the Bubbalicious restaurant, which has won many gastronomic awards, New Year’s brunch is generosity in everything: in food, and in entertainment.