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New Year in Dubai

Ring in 2024 with 17 of the best New Year's Eve parties in Dubai

Mon, November 6, 2023

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.


Sting at Atlantis, The Palm


Say goodbye to 2023 to the tunes of the legendary British singer Sting. The multi-Grammy Award winner will be belting out classics like Desert Rose and Every Breath You Take while you feast on decadent food including caviar and white truffles at Atlantis, The Palm's New Year's Eve Gala. A 30-piece live band and a spectacular fireworks show will add to the experience, making your New Year's Eve celebrations an indulgent one.

NYE with Sting at Atlantis, The Palm
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2023
  • Atlantis, The Palm

NYE 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 plus starters, mains and desserts. Good times are made of this.

NYE at Dubai Opera
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2023
  • Dubai Opera

All aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht

yacht party

Looking for a different way to welcome 2024? Consider boarding the Lotus Mega Yacht to enjoy New Year’s Eve at sea. Take in views of Dubai's skyline from the water as you pass by famed sights such as 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. Prices start at AED1,990.


Have sky-high celebrations at CE LA VI

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 Burj Khalifa. With live performances by the band Jack Pack from Britain’s Got Talent, on NYE this venue is set to take it up another notch. Secure your spot with a minimum spend of AED5,000 per person.


Electric entertainment at Zero Gravity

Zero Gravity in Dubai
Bid goodbye to 2023 at the city’s favourite beachfront entertainment destination, Zero Gravity Dubai. A line-up of acclaimed DJs will be on hand to provide the upbeat tempo as you indulge in a lavish buffet laid out under the fireworks-filled sky. Entry tickets start at AED199 per person.
NYE Beach Festival with Rudimental, Sigala and Nathan Dawe
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2023
  • Zero Gravity Dubai

A wondrous world at Time Out Market

Timeout Market

Culinary hotspot Time Out Market Dubai will be hosting a grand celebration around a 'Hall of Wonders' theme, with dishes served from 17 of the city’s best homegrown eateries. Groove to the beats of The Reda Mafia band and DJ Akmaral, along with roaming acts, stilt walkers, magicians and contortionists. Savour a menu that includes a selection of over 250 dishes, created by chefs such as Kelvin Cheung, Omar Rodriguez, Domenico Santagada and many more. Packages start at AED1,000 per person and go up to AED5,000 for prime terrace tables with a Burj Khalifa view. All guests will be escorted outdoors just before midnight to witness the spectacular Burj Khalifa pyrotechnics and fountain show.


Caribbean vibes at Tamoka


Get ready for an exhilarating celebration at Tamoka and its sister venue, Caña, where the party spirit of the Caribbean's Antillean islands comes to life. Take in the magical views and savour a five-course sharing menu, all while moving to the infectious Latin beats. The after-party from the beach will allow you to witness the breathtaking fireworks overlooking Dubai and Palm Jumeirah. Packages start at AED1,990 per person, and AED900 for the Caña afterparty.


John Newman at Rixos Premium Dubai

john newman nye gala dinner rixos premium

Welcome 2024 as this English artist sings popular tracks like Love Me Again and Blame. Pair this with the dazzling fireworks at JBR and Palm Jumeirah, and an opulent dinner spread, and it's a NYE extravaganza worth waiting for. Plus, there's an after-party with a live DJ until 3am to dance your way into the new year.

NYE with John Newman
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2023
  • Rixos Premium Dubai

New Year by the greens

NYE at Emirates Golf

Dine under the stars surrounded by lush lawns of Emirates Golf Club, which will host an upbeat night to remember with a New Year's Eve Gala dinner. Usher in 2024 and enjoy live entertainment all night long, including a show from Michael Jackson and Tina Turner tribute acts, the resident DJ and an accompanying band. You'll be on your feet until the dramatic countdown featuring unmissable fireworks. Children are also welcome. Prices start at AED1,175 per adult and AED375 per child (four to 12 years old).


A seafood feast at CLAW BBQ

CLAW BBQ in Dubai

It's a New Year's Eve party that guarantees fun, feasting and fireworks. At CLAW BBQ on JBR, fill your plate with the very best shellfish alongside juicy roast meats and American Southern classics. With fabulous beachfront views, fireworks and partying will be aplenty. Packages start at AED399 per person. 


Beachside fun at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

zabeel sarray

No ordinary celebration, the Ottoman-inspired setting of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray will play host to a beachside extravaganza. Enjoy a five-star feast with amazing live performances before the skies light up with pyrotechnics in front of you with the resort's multitude of restaurants including Al Nafoorah and Imperium satisfying the pickiest of diners. You'll have front-row seats to a stunning display that welcomes 2024 in style. The gala dinner starts at AED3,000 per guest, while celebrating at Al Nafoorah starts at AED2,000 per guest.


Party at Paros

Famous for organising award-winning brunches and dinners with world-class entertainment, Secret Parties is set to glam up your New Year's Eve with a party at Paros, Taj JLT. With spectacular views of Dubai's skyline and fireworks, wander around the Mediterranean-style live stations and sample ceviche, sliders, gyros and more. Putting you in a party mood, the venue will be set up with crackers and party favours to keep the merriment going throughout the night. Prices start at AED999 per person.

New Year in Dubai
  • DMCC Plot No. 2-27, Al Thanyah - Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai

Glitz galore at BB Social Dining

BB Social Dining Dubai

Get dressed in your finery for the Glitz & Glam BB House Party, taking place at BB Social Dining on New Year's Eve. Spread across three floors of this cool DIFC restaurant, indulge in delicious items from the menu, which will be going around as well as located at live stations on each level. It's a sophisticated spot to usher in the new year, with prices starting at AED950 per person.


Go for gold at Nikki Beach Dubai

NYE with DJ Bakermat, Nikki Beach Dubai

One of the city's favourite entertainment and dining hotspots, Nikki Beach Dubai is pulling out all stops to ensure you have the time of your life in the final hours of 2023. The dazzling Gala Dinner  where you're asked to 'go for gold' with your snazziest outfits  will twirl you into 2024 with delectable bites, fireworks, a live band and talented DJs and musicians. Packages start at AED1,700 per person and children are also welcome.


High-end Italian glamour at Signor Sassi

signor sassi

Italian fine dining restaurant Signor Sassi promises a night of unparalleled glamour with its 'A Night In Bellagio' themed New Year's Eve party. A DJ set and live entertainment are on the cards, with the à la carte menu allowing you to choose how to spend your last hours of 2023. Dress in your most decadent attire and ring in 2024 in style. The minimum spend for the evening starts from AED2,000 per person.


All-white party at SushiSamba

sushi samba

It's the ultimate party in the sky at SushiSamba. Delicious food, foot-tapping music and a breathtaking fireworks display awaits you at 'Sambazonia', the venue's signature all-white themed party. London-based Disco Queens are set to entertain you, with other live performances by a percussionist and saxophonist, as well as Samba dancers. Say hello to 2024 from a fabulous vantage point where you can take in views of the entire city – from Atlantis, The Palm to Bluewaters Island and Burj Al Arab. Prices start at AED2,000 per person.

New Year’s Eve at SUSHISAMBA Dubai
New Year in Dubai
  • 31 Dec 2023

A musical night at Address Dubai Marina

Book yourself in for a retro-themed Gala Dinner including live performances from artists Ayman Zbib and Talal Kontar. Make plenty of memories during this musical night, and indulge in a range of international culinary delights. Prices start at AED1200 per person.

Address Dubai Marina
New Year in Dubai
  • 66 Al Marsa St - Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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