Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the family

Kickstart 2020 with family fun and fireworks in Dubai
Bring the family to Dubai for an unforgettable farewell to another great year. Spend the final moments of 2019 either watching an inspiring fireworks display at an iconic venue, savouring a beach picnic or celebrating at a theme park. Wherever you choose to go, the whole family is in for a fabulous welcome to 2020.
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Fireworks fun

Burj Khalifa

Fireworks fun

Burj Khalifa

THE MOST ANTICIPATED FIREWORKS SHOW

Downtown Dubai always showcases a brilliant display of fireworks on New Year’s Eve. The Burj Khalifa will play host to a dynamic show for the whole world to see and enjoy. This unforgettable display attracts hundreds of thousands visitors every year, so arrive early and grab a great spot by the Dubai Fountain to make the most of the celebration. Other incredible vantage points include Souk Al Bahar and Burj Park, where you can book a table at a restaurant in advance to guarantee a spot for the festivities.


Cost: Free entry

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Picnic together

Jumeirah beaches

Picnic together

Jumeirah beaches

SEA, SAND AND SPARKLES

Dubai’s beaches are an excellent spot to ring in the New Year. Head to Kite Beach for a fun-filled picnic while overlooking the Burj Al Arab. Arrive early to catch the sunset before settling in for the night. If you prefer a little entertainment in the lead-up to the countdown, head to The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR). The hip urban beach precinct features an array of great sea-view restaurants, ideal for a sparkling New Year's night.

Cost: Free entry
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Around the world

Global Village

Around the world

Global Village

COUNTDOWN TO SHOWTIME

Spend the evening counting down to midnight at Global Village, Dubai’s seasonal entertainment and shopping amusement park. This is your opportunity to enjoy music and dance performances all night at the outdoor arena. In between breaks, discover the thrilling rides and carnival-themed attractions. Find the best local souvenirs from around the world as well as authentic food. This year, Global Village is hosting over 25 pavilions representing more than 75 countries. The best part? A family of four can attend for under AED100.

Tickets: AED15 (General Admission)
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Epic thrills

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Epic thrills

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Meet your favourite superheroes

Head to IMG Worlds of Adventure with your family for an adventurous New Year’s Eve celebration. State-of-the-art rides at this sprawling venue bring all your favourite Marvel and Cartoon Network characters to life. Spend a day engrossed with The Avengers, Spider-Man and The Powerpuff Girls. Popular with all ages, the prehistoric world of dinosaurs at the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure zone can’t be missed. With meet and greet opportunities and delicious dining options, IMG Worlds of Adventure is an exciting way to ring in 2020.   

Tickets: AED299 for adults, AED168 for children above 1.2m in height
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Traditional delights

Karak House

Traditional delights

Karak House

Savour the best of Emirati hospitality

Karak House offers a much desired setting thanks to its coveted location on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard. The restaurant is popular among gourmands for its contemporary twist on Emirati cuisine. Think avocado and pomegranate salad, spiced lamb cutlets and creamy rose milk cake. Book a table at the terrace and dine under the stars with prime views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks at midnight.
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