New Year’s Eve in Dubai is hands down the most hyped night of the year.
BIG parties happen all over town, expect fireworks, decorations, entertainment, drinks, dancing and more.
The parties are numerous, so we’re here to round up the cream of the crop.
Here are 12 parties you need to hit
Fair warning: New Year’s Eve in Dubai doesn’t come cheap. And staying home beats traffic…. The choice is yours.
12. A SPECTACULAR performance-filled night at ‘Stardust Nite – By The Creek’
Boasting a stunning location that will give a FAB view of both Al Seef fireworks and Burj Khalifa fireworks, a rocking DJ lineup (who’ll be on the decks throughout the night) and a SURPRISE celebrity dance performance.
Hosted by leading events company Stardust Events, guests can enjoy shisha and unlimited food and drinks throughout the night – this sounds amazing!
Where? Radisson Blu, Hotel Dubai Deira Creek
Doors open at 8.30pm
Price: From AED599 per person
For info and registration call 058-196449 or 0581158077 or email email@example.com
11. One Palm Jumeirah hotel has all your NYE plans sorted
From a magical evening under the stars with sounds from a five-piece band to a laid-back Aussie NYE, Anantara The Palm Dubai has got you sorted.
Crescendo is hosting a glittering NYE bash, visit Mekong for an Asian themed night to remember, Bushman’s for a laid-back Aussie new year, party beachside at Beach House or visit the elegant Lotus Lounge for a full carvery meal. Prices vary.
Make your NYE bookings now!
For reservations call +971 4 567 8304, Whatsapp +971 56 189 7000, email firstname.lastname@example.org or see here
10. A Gatsby New Year’s Eve at Penthouse with DJ Claptone and Eli & Fur
Extraordinary views and award-winning DJs, this will be a huge bash for electronic and house lovers. With burlesque performers, tasty bites and fireworks display(s) – you can catch both Marina and city fireworks from this spot – this will be an epic night.
The New Years’ Eve package includes unlimited food and premium drinks from 8pm – 2am.
How much? AED2,000
9. Fatman Scoop and the Bassjackers headline at Barasti
Make a full day of it at Barasti. Arrive between 10am and 5pm, when it’s free entry for all and free flow frosé for ladies – boom!
The party continues all night, with the big bash kicking off at 7pm, you’ll spend the night on your feet with Fatman Scoop and the Bassjackers hitting the stage.
Early bird tickets – AED180
Standard tickets AED210
At the gate – AED249
VIP beds between AED3,000 and AED7,000 – includes drinks
8. Wonderland at Flair No. 5
Flair No. 5 is a totally glam outdoor dining space and for New Year’s Eve, it’s throwing a glittering bash. Expect a mix of cocktails unlike you’ve tasted before and a fab DIFC NYE experience.
When? 8pm to late
How much? AED300 with four drinks
call +971 4 372 2323 or email email@example.com
7. SKYDANCE at Cavalli Club, Restaurant & Lounge
Cavalli Club looks like it was designed with a New Year’s Eve party in mind; and NYE it’s expected to go off like no other. Complete with a space age feel; think a galaxy theme!
How much? Four course set menu with drinks from AED1,650 per person
AED900 for ladies and AED1,100 for gents – Club entry and open bar until 3am
Early bird club entry: AED700 ladies and AED900 gents
Call 04 332 9260 or email Reservations@cavalliclubdubai.com
Where? Fairmont Hotel, SZR
6. Gaucho is throwing a gala for New Year’s Eve
And it sounds FAB!
Guests will feast on a specially curated NYE menu featuring a choice of starters, mains and desserts with highlights like the braised beef back ribs, fillet steak, chocolate truffles and so much more.
How much? From AED470 (soft drinks) AED560 (house drinks) AED790 (bubbles)
Call +971 4 422 7898, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book
5. The New Year’s Eve Black and White Party at Dubai Opera
If last year was anything to go by, the Black and White Party at Dubai Opera will be none other than FABULOUS.
Live entertainment from Chinua Hawk Band followed by DJs mixing tunes till 2am, dancing, drinks and those fab Burj Khalifa fireworks views. It doesn’t get more glam than this.
Tickets from AED700
Info and tickets here
4. New Year’s Eve at Soho Garden’s Golden Garden Party
The Burj Khalifa in the distance and one epic party, complimentary glass of bubbles at midnight and less of that city traffic.
Soho Garden is a serious spot for dance and house lovers, if you want to party your way into the New Year – this is your spot.
AED799 – entry with unlimited drinks
AED999 – entry, unlimited drinks and three course meal
AED1,099 – entry, unlimited drinks, three course meal and VIP to Elrow
3. New Year’s Eve at McGettigan’s
Both JLT and the Souk Madinat have big New Year’s Eve parties lined up – whether you want a night of dinner, drinks and live entertainment from the best bands all under the stars in the brand new revamped McGettigan’s Garden (AED 499 for an all inclusive dinner and free-flow drinks deal from 8pm to 12.30am).
Or Burj Al Arab fireworks views from the Souk Madinat
Pick a McGettigan’s terrace table (AED549) or the indoor space will be one big party too, on the night there’ll be live entertainment and unlimited drinks packages with pass around platters between 8pm and 12.30am for AED399.
For more information email email@example.com or visit McGettigan’s
2. Have your New Year’s Eve Versaille style at Habtoor Palace
Habtoor Palace is in a world of its own for opulence so expect the NYE bash to be a totally extravagant affair. A menu of signature dishes from BQ – French Kitchen & Bar and free-flowing drinks await.
AED450 (soft drinks)
AED650 (house drinks)
Free for kids under four
1. AED60,000 for a swanky Nikki Beach villa
Yup, you read that right, AED60,000 for one night in a beach-front three-bed villa – with private pool, your own chef and a personal welcome to the New Year’s Eve Carnival.
The price also includes all drinks, dinner for six people at Key West, a complimentary VIP bed, breakfast at Cafe Nikki and a 20% discount on selected Nikki Spa treatments.
This is the high-end villa, other villas cost AED20,000 – same as above, however with a one-bed villa and dinner for two at Key West.