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New Year in Dubai

Ring in 2023 with 21 of the best New Year's Eve parties in Dubai 

Wed, November 30, 2022

From live concerts and beachside celebrations to fireworks aplenty, Dubai knows how to usher in the new year in style.

From live concerts and beachside celebrations to fireworks aplenty, Dubai knows how to usher in the new year in style.


Kylie Minogue at Atlantis, The Palm

Kylie Minogue New Year concert at Atlantis, The Palm Dubai
Say goodbye to 2022 to the tunes of Australian diva Kylie Minogue. The pop star will be adding an extra sprinkle of Magic to New Year's Eve celebrations at Atlantis, The Palm's Gala Dinner on 31 December. Listen to the Grammy Award-winning star perform a string of hits, including Spinning Around and Can’t Get You Out Of My Head, while you feast on decadent food including lobster and caviar. A fireworks show and live music by a 30-piece band will cap off what is sure to be a spectacular night.
NYE: Kylie Minogue at Atlantis, The Palm
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • Atlantis, The Palm

Night of music at Dubai Opera


End the year on a high note at Dubai Opera. Expect an evening of upbeat tunes by a stellar line-up that includes bands, DJs and performers who will be playing live all through the night. The popular Downtown venue will be transformed into a grand hall where guests can also enjoy a gourmet dinner with canapes of starters, mains and desserts. Good times are made of this.


All aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht


Looking for a different way to celebrate this year? Consider boarding the Lotus Mega Yacht to enjoy New Year’s Eve at sea. Take in views of the Dubai skyline from the water as you pass by famed sights such as the Burj Al Arab, Bluewaters Island and Atlantis, The Palm while indulging in a five-star buffet with live cooking stations. This sprawling luxury yacht that sets sail from Pier 7 in Dubai Marina has it all, including multiple entertainment decks and an onboard swimming pool and kids cinema that's sure to keep little ones entertained. Book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.


Have sky high celebrations at Ce La Vi

East Asian cuisine from Benjarong in Dubai

You won't get a more spectacular venue than this 54-floor high restaurant in the heart of Downtown Dubai. Dine on delicious Asian-accented fare, that you can order a la carte, with terrace tables directly overlooking the Burj Khalifa. A special guest star is promised, though no names have been revealed, and given this spot's already got a stellar reputation for providing a fun atmosphere on special occasions, on NYE they will be taking it up another notch.


Desert soirée at Sonara Camp

place to visit at night sonara-camps

Could there be a more quintessentially Dubai experience than spending New Year's Eve surrounded by undulating sand dunes? Luxurious Sonara Camp will be hosting a glamorous affair at its fairy-lit, all-white location complete with a gourmet dinner, live band, fire shows and an international DJ. This year Sonara is promising to reveal even more additional thrills on the night so its worth splashing out on this celebrity-favourite.


Go creekside to QD’s


A laidback al fresco favourite, QD’s at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club is pulling out all the stops for a New Year’s Eve party to remember. With prime views overlooking the waters of Dubai Creek and the city skyline in the distance, there will be plenty of delicious food to enjoy, live entertainment and signature sets from the resident DJ. Come midnight and all eyes will be on the fireworks displays lighting up the night sky.


A Celebration in White at SushiSamba

SushiSamba Dubai
Salsa towards the Brazilian tradition of Réveillon, aimed at marking new beginnings, at the white-themed New Year's Eve party at SushiSamba. The 51st floor venue at St. Regis, The Palm Jumeirah is inviting guests to don pale hues and stand-out amid the lush Amazonian interiors, while drummers and dancers add to the vibrant atmospher. Don't miss the sumptuous set menu featuring the sky high restaurant's signature Japanese dishes.
Food & Drink
  • Level 51 - The Palm Tower - The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai

Fabulous views at The Pointe

NYE A Cappella The Pointe Firework Fountain Show at Palm Jumeirah Dubai
All roads lead to A Capella at The Pointe’s new year bash on 31 December. From upbeat sets by DJs Alban and Ron to delicious bites and an unmatched view of the Atlantis, The Palm’s fireworks, this waterfront hotspot has got it all. Those seated outside will also have prime views of The Palm Fountain show.
NYE: DJ Alban and DJ Ron at A Cappella
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • A Capella

New Year by the greens

NYE at Emirates Golf

Dine under the stars surrounded by lush lawns of the Emirates Golf Club which will host an upbeat night to remember with a New Year's Eve Gala dinner. Usher in 2023 and enjoy live entertainment all night long, including a show from an ABBA tribute act, the resident DJ and accompanying band. You'll be on your feet until the dramatic countdown featuring unmissable fireworks. Children are also welcome.


Party at The Penthouse

The Penthouse Dubai

Get ready to bid farewell to 2022 in style at The Penthouse, one of Dubai’s most popular rooftop lounges. Located 16 floors up the FIVE Palm Jumeirah hotel, the hotspot has a night of revelry planned for 31 December. You'll be fuelled by modern Japanese cuisine, with plenty of live stations dishing out intricately-prepared plates. Get ready to feast on delicious food and groove to fresh beats while you admire both the marina-side and Downtown fireworks at midnight.


Beachside fun at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

No ordinary celebration, the Ottoman-inspired setting of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray will play host to a beachside extravaganza. Enjoy a five-star feast before the skies light up with pyrotechnics in front of you with the resort's multitude of restaurants including Al Nafoorah and Mediterranean Plaj satisfying the pickiest of diners. You'll have front-row seats to a stunning display as we welcome 2023 in style.


Great Gatsby vibes at Via Toledo

Channel twenties glamour and bring out your flapper-style looks as Italian favourite Via Toledo is taking you back to the roaring prohibition era for its retro-tastic celebration. Enjoy the live entertainment with DJs, fire-breathers, dancers and more, feast on decadent Mediterranean plates then step onto the sprawling terrace to take in views of Ain Dubai, the Palm Jumeirah skyline and fireworks from all directions.


After-party at Burj Al Arab's SAL

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Sal Restaurant Dubai

If you're looking to catch the sunrise of the new year, then there's no more opulent spot to do so than from the iconic Burj Al Arab. SAL's open-air after-party kicks off at midnight, and lasts till late into the night, with a minimum spend of AED5,000 per person. Live entertainment will ensure the upbeat atmosphere is maintained while delicious bites are passed around to keep hunger pangs at bay. And, you'll be able to say that you ticked a bucket list experience off your list.


Feasting and fireworks at Jun's

 juns Downtown

The world watches as Downtown Dubai counts down to midnight and now you can be in the heart of the action by booking a table at Jun's, which has a prime position on the boulevard. North American meets Asian cuisine at chef Kelvin Cheung's upmarket restaurant, where you can indulge in a choice of two menus from AED500 per person. From seared scallops to lobster with cheddar biscuits, and baked Alaska tiramisu mochi, you'll delight your tastebuds before watching the Burj Khalifa fireworks.


Glitterati at Vida Dubai Marina & Yacht Club

Get your sequins ready as the just-opened Vida Dubai Marina & Yacht Club's launches a disco night on 31 December. From AED599 per person, the adults-only affair will be hosting a party with resident DJs, live performers, and retro-tastic beats – along with stunning views – that will take you into the New Year in style.


Hands up for DJ Bakermat at Nikki Beach

NYE with DJ Bakermat, Nikki Beach Dubai

One of the city's favourite entertainment and dining hotspots, Nikki Beach Dubai, is pulling all stops to ensure you have the time of your life in the final hours of 2022. Dutch DJ Bakermat, known for his tropical house and electronic beats, will be spinning chart-topping tunes all night. Get grooving at the poolside or on the beach and enjoy Dubai’s fireworks-filled sky at midnight.

NYE at Nikki Beach Dubai
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • Nikki Beach Dubai

Valery Meladze at Burj Al Arab

Concert of Valery Meladze at Burj Al  Arab Dubai
Get ready for an evening of delectable food, tunes and festivities at Burj Al Arab's New Year's Eve extravaganza. The Michelin-starred dining experience will be elevated by a performance of ballads like Samba Belogo Motylka, Prityagenia Bolshe Net and Heaven by award-winning artist Valery Meladze, followed by an upbeat DJ set and live act by a Grammy cover band.
NYE at Burj Al Arab: Valery Meladze
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • Burj Al Arab

Big Art Festival at The Theatre

Big Art Festival at Theatre Dubai

Step into the new year at with your dancing shoes on as the legendary Russian boy band Ivanushki International will be putting up an exceptional live act of their top tracks like Zolotye Oblaka and Beznadega Tochka Ru. Head to The Theatre Dubai for the Big Art Festival’s exclusive gala dinner and fabulous festivities for the entire family. The night will also see performances by Nigerian-Swedish artist Dr. Alban, Danish pop star Tomas Nevergreen, Dutch band Ten Sharp and Russian stand-up comedian Artur Pirozhkov.

NYE: Big Art Festival at The Theatre Dubai
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • The Theatre Dubai

Cruise to Capri at Lucia's

nye at Lucia Restaurant Dubai
The team at Address Sky View's Italian eatery Lucia's have promised an unmissable new year's eve celebration on 31 December. The entertainment will be taken care of by singing star Mr. T-Bone, popular jazz group Bandakadabra and saxophone sensation Anastasia McQueen. And best of all, as the clock strikes 12, you’ll get a chance to witness the world-famous Burj Khalifa fireworks, too.
NYE at Lucia’s
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • Lucia's

Celebrate at Jumeirah Hotels

This New Year's Eve, Jumeirah Hotels are offering an array of galas that residents and tourists can pick from, for a sparkling start to the new year. From waterside vibes at the Madinat Jumeirah to urban buzz at Zabeel House by Jumeirah in The Greens and decadence at Burj Al Arab, there's something that will suit everyone.
NYE at Jumeirah Hotels
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • Citywide

A fashionable night at Armani / Prive

Christmas and NYE Armani Prive Dubai
There’s truly no better party in the city, so if you are dining at one of the many restaurants at the Armani Hotel, cap your night off at Armani/Prive’s celebrations after midnight. World-class DJs will be at the decks, spinning a string of chart-topping tunes, so book your spots today.
NYE at Armani/Prive
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2022
  • Armani/Prive
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