Last minute plans: 7 awesome ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Dubai

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Still haven’t made up your mind on how or where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Dubai? We’ve got you. Here are some amazing ideas and last-minute plans to help you welcome 2021. Besides, it’s never too late. New Year’s Eve is always huge in Dubai. Although the pandemic this year may have brought about some doubts, it sure hasn’t dampened anyone’s mood.

TicketsToDo presents to you 7 amazing ways to bid adieu to 202 and welcome a brand new 2021. Go with what suits you best.

Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Dubai

Burj Khalifa Fireworks

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As always, Burj Khalifa keeps up with the tradition of a spectacular display of fireworks. And this year, there’s no breaking the tradition. However, there will be strict enforcement of social distancing as well as other mandatory measures keeping the ongoing pandemic in mind.

You can get a view of the amazing fireworks from around the Burj Khalifa area, starting 3 pm on December 31. To ensure the practice of social distancing. the boulevard will be divided into zones. Those who pre-register will be assigned a particular zone and gate from where you can access the Downtown area.

Creek 5 Star Dinner Cruise

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If you’re looking for a way to admire the beautiful city of Dubai by night, there’s probably no better time than this to do so. Enjoy the ultimate luxury along with a Dubai Creek 5 star dinner— this is the tour for you. You can relax in a traditional wooden dhow boat as you cruise along at a casual pace sail. All of this as you relish an incredible 5-star creek dinner supplied by the Hilton’s world-class chefs. Pass the famous neighborhoods of Bur Dubai and Deira, where you’ll see some of the most historic areas as well as contemporary areas of Dubai.

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Overnight Desert Safari

You can also welcome the new year by taking part in one of the most adventurous outdoor activities in Dubai. Book tickets for Dubai desert safari with all camp activities and BBQ dinner. Explore the best of Arabian adventures with utmost luxury and thrills. This will absolutely be an enthralling experience from the beginning till the end. You will reach the campsite by dune bashing and sand-boarding across the vast deserts. You can also join the Desert Safari program with BBQ dinner and have the time of your life as you bid goodbye to 2020!

Global Village Extravaganza

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UAE residents and visitors can also welcome the New Year 2021 from Global Village. With seven fireworks displays here on New Year’s Eve, the emirate’s night sky will light up when 2021 officially begins in all the seven countries. The displays will go live immediately after the countdown to midnight. There will be no main stage, pavilion, or street entertainment this New Year’s Eve. However, the Kids’ Theatre will be running shows starring various characters clowns.

Visitors can also get unlimited access to rides for the whole night at the New Year Carnaval. All you need to do is purchase a wrist band for Dh150.

Party at Atlantis Palm

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Dubai hosts some of the most happening New Year parties in the world and if you didn’t already know, there’s a grand one happening at the Atlantis Palm, Dubai on New Year’s Eve. Get ready for the (so-called) biggest and the baddest concert event and pyrotechnics show of the year. Experience a larger-than-life performance by one of the most iconic rock bands of all time, KISS who are kicking off their last World Tour. (Tip: wear comfortable shoes in case you might wanna hit the dance floor all night long!) Thank us later.

While you’re here, you can also go for the Speed Boat Tour at Marina, Atlantis, Palm, Burj Al Arab.

Staycation at Home

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If you’re not up for much traveling or going outdoors during New Years’, you can still make it fun by having a staycation. Organize one for yourself and your family and spend some quality time with your loved ones. Go on a mini-tour around the city all by yourselves, grab some delicious dinner, and end the day with a relaxing spa session.

Here’s a fun idea on how to have a staycation at home.

Right at the comfort of your home

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Nothing like spending New Year’s Eve curled up on your couch with your favorite movies running a marathon in front, right? Or how about finishing that book you wanted to for so long? Make yourself a mug of hot chocolate, top it up with marshmallows, and binge on your favorite things to do.

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New Year’s Eve done right? Let us know how you spent your New Year’s Eve and what your experiences were like! You can contact us at [email protected]

Here’s hoping you have an amazing time and wishing you a very Happy New Year 2021!

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