Celebrate NYE 2020 with these top parties in Dubai

Ring in the new year with some of the best NYE parties in town
New Year’s Eve celebrations in Dubai are always a grand affair. From fabulous fireworks and celebrity appearances to glitzy beachside parties, the city knows how to ring in the new year with style. Here are some of the most happening events.
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Beach vibes

Zero Gravity

Beach vibes

Zero Gravity

NYE Beach Festival with Jonas Blue & Jax Jones

Presenting an all-star crew to celebrate its annual New Year’s Eve gala, Zero Gravity’s Beach Festival will countdown to 2020 with two of dance music’s biggest names: Jonas Blue and Jax Jones. The party at the award-winning beachside venue will begin with a pool and beach brunch for guests, who can watch as the sun sets on 2019 before the actual party begins. Zero Gravity offers a space to bliss out, gather and dine in fantastic surroundings, while taking in views of Dubai’s spectacular skyline. With a sky full of fireworks, this definitely is going to be a night to remember.
Contact Details
  Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina, Al Sufouh
  +971 4 399 0009
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A stylish affair

Atlantis, The Palm

A stylish affair

Atlantis, The Palm

Dress up for the Roaring 20s Gala Dinner

A celebration to rival all others, the New Year's Eve royal gala dinner at Atlantis, The Palm is inspired by the roaring 1920s era. Starting off with canapes and fun performances, the evening continues with fabulous live music thanks to a 30-member band, a luxury buffet filled with gourmet delights and live cooking stations, and a grand fireworks display as the clock strikes 12. Guests can expect a night full of glitz and glamour at this iconic hotel’s celebration, which is the talk of the town.
Contact Details
  Atlantis, The Palm
   +971 4 426 2626
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All aboard

Mega Yacht Brunch

All aboard

Mega Yacht Brunch

Set sail on the Lotus Mega Yacht from Pier 7

One of the most memorable ways in which to celebrate New Year’s Eve is on board the Lotus Mega Yacht – one of the biggest commercial yachts in the world, as well as the largest in the UAE. Enjoy a five-star international buffet brunch by The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, which includes delicious canapes, live cooking stations, salad counters, freshly-prepared mains and much more. There will be multiple entertainment decks, including a rooftop terrace, dining area and a 3500sqft sun deck, so guests can take their pick. Set sail from Pier 7 and enjoy spectacular views of the Dubai skyline as you pass through Bluewaters Island, Dubai Marina, JBR, Atlantis, The Palm, and Burj Al Arab.
Contact Details
  Lotus Mega Yacht
   +971 50 954 5000
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Out of the ordinary

Roberto’s Dubai

Out of the ordinary

Roberto’s Dubai

Venetian Carnival-inspired New Year’s Eve

While there are several dining choices to indulge in this New Year's Eve in Dubai, Roberto's at the Dubai International Financial Centre stands out for mystery, masks and Venetian romance. Hosting a Venetian Carnival with a twist, it's going to be a night to remember. Enchanting masked dancers will keep you on your toes as DJ Sameer's catchy beats set the tone. Soak in the ambience of the last night of 2019 with award-winning cuisine, world-class entertainment, and prime views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks from Roberto's terrace at midnight.
Contact Details
  Roberts’s Dubai, DIFC
  +971 4 386 0066
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Celebrate in style

W Dubai The Palm

Celebrate in style

W Dubai The Palm

Light it Up at this NYE Beach Party

From a lavish spread and front seats view to the city's best fireworks displays to live music acts and international DJs playing the latest beats, the iconic WET Deck is all set to help you ring in the new year in style. This spectacular venue takes pride of place at Palm Jumeirah in W Dubai The Palm, which is renowned for serving up epic views of Dubai Marina in the distance. Whether you're looking to party under the stars or unwind to chilled tunes with your friends, there's no better place to say goodbye to another eventful year.
Contact Details
  W Dubai - The Palm
  +971 4 245 5800
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Midnight gala

Flair No. 5

Midnight gala

Flair No. 5

A delightful dining experience

Party the night away with live DJ performances and delectable Peruvian- and Japanese-inspired cuisine at the urban jungle of Flair No.5 in Downtown Dubai. Located at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre, this upscale botanical garden-themed venue has sleek open-air cabanas that are very popular so book ahead to avoid missing out. At the same hotel, you can also check out other New Year’s Eve dining options, including Café Belge’s Masquerade Party Brunch or La Cirque’s New Year’s Eve five-course menu of sensational French-Italian inspired dishes.
Contact Details
  Flair No.5, Ritz-Carlton DIFC
  +971 4 372 2323
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Dine and dance

The Loft at Dubai Opera

Dine and dance

The Loft at Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera hosts retro-themed NYE celebration

Mark the 100-year centenary of the roaring 20s at The Loft at Dubai Opera. Presenting a gala dinner to remember, this is the place to be in Downtown Dubai for the best views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks. The dress code is strictly ‘1920s glamour’ – think sparkling sequins and chic feathers – so it’s a fun chance to dress up and dance. If you’re a fan of Arabic music, Syrian sensation Nassif Zeytoun will be delighting audiences with an outdoor performance at the Dubai Opera promenade, by the foot of Burj Khalifa. Don't wait too long, as tickets for both events are selling out fast.
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NYE with Nelly

Drai's Dubai

NYE with Nelly

Drai's Dubai

Groove with the American rap legend in Dubai

Celebrate NYE 2020 with the legendary American rapper Nelly, who will be lighting up the stage at Drai's Dubai. Located in Meydan, Drai’s has quickly gained a reputation for being one of the city’s hottest nightspots for live entertainment, having hosted the likes of Drake, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar in the past. The countdown is now officially on for 31 December, when Nelly will thrill audiences with his hits such as ‘Hot in Here’, ‘Ride Wit Me’ and ‘Dilemma’, with a few other surprises thrown in. Head over with your friends to enjoy a musical start to the new year.
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It's showtime

Queen Elizabeth 2

It's showtime

Queen Elizabeth 2

Enjoy dinner and a show with the family

Celebrate NYE 2020 with the retro-themed 'Dinner Dance' extravaganza aboard the magnificent Queen Elizabeth 2. Party the night away under the stars as a five-piece band plays hits from the 80s, with the tempo kicked up a notch later in the evening with a live DJ set of dancefloor favourites. A celebration for the whole family, there will be a delicious spread of international food spread across three decks, while a dedicated children's area will keep your little ones entertained all through the night. Thanks to the floating hotel's unique location, you'll be treated to ringside views of the city's fireworks displays at midnight.
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