The UAE New Year Celebrations – Fireworks, Fun, Feast and What Not!
The UAE is all set to bid adieu to the year that has passed by, and super-excited to usher in the year that’s unfolding.

Are you ready to welcome 2019? The UAE is your undeniable destination this New Year with spellbinding fireworks and unlimited celebrations ready to set off in various parts of the seven emirates. The astounding spectacle of fireworks lighting up the skies of the UAE will be one of the main attractions that residents can look forward to. 

Dubai will have its New Year Eve celebrations in various festive spots of the city, starting from its very own pride, the mighty Burj Khalifa. Revellers can expect anything but Emaar is way ahead in preparation, ready to leave you thunderstruck with its innovative ideas integrating LED shows, laser displays, and flabbergasting fireworks. Make sure to reach the place early as thousands are expected to flood in to share the fun. The cozy ones out there, lazy to step out to the crowd can watch the same telecasted live on televisions globally or online at Also, Downtown Dubai provides you with a big screen experience of the same.


Dubai fire work

Palm Jumeirah will have its share of New Year merriment with the Atlantis Fireworks. Hurry to the spot way before night to catch the celebrations with a firework that will mark a 10-second countdown to midnight. Get ready to expect a picture-perfect end to the year that has been. Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab will also join the festivity with its share of fireworks to usher the New Year. The Kite Beach will put up the best view to this spectacular firework, so grab your spot before the place is way too packed.



Dubai’s love for festivities is so much that it has a whole city under the name - The Dubai Festival City will have four terrific firework shows this New Year’s Eve, sparkling up the New Year Sky with lights aplenty. The place will also host live entertainments to attract celebrants who seek more. 

Global Village

The Global Village is big, and so is its celebration! It is where the whole world unites under the same roof, and Global Village will put up an incredible show that will have seven different firework shows occurring at the same time as the New Year rings in at seven countries around the world, including China, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, UAE, and Russia. Also, take the added fun with DJ Josh playing the international remixes as all the pavilions come together to perform on stage. What a show to look up to!

Heading on to the capital of the UAE, numerous firework shows are anticipated to dazzle the night sky in various parts of the emirate – Abu Dhabi Corniche, UAE’s grand Emirates Palace, Shangri-La Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Al Maryah Island, Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, and Zayed Festival. All the festive spots in Abu Dhabi shall ring in the festive mood as the New Year unveils before us. 


Sharjah is ready to kick-start its New Year celebrations at Al Majaz Waterfront, one of Sharjah’s many family leisure destinations. Revellers can look forward to a spectacular 10-minute long fireworks display set ablaze from 16 aligned massive barges. The mind-blowing lights up in the sky will be complemented from the bottom with beautiful shows by the Sharjah Fountain, after the countdown to the New Year.


Ras Al Khaimah is another breathtaking site you might want to head to this New Year Eve with its strikingly stupendous celebration with a 12-minute fireworks display that will also bring home a new Guinness World Record. The place will also favour families especially with its exciting array of family-oriented activities. The show will be under the impeccable management of Marjan with a plethora of activities that are promised to entertain all at Al Marjan Island, along with three additional areas to witness the show around the island.

This is just a spark to the mighty spellbinding firelights that shall adorn the skies of the UAE on December 31, the last day of the year 2018. The real experience is sure to surpass your expectations, leaving each one awe-struck as the skies pour down with lights in various shades and shapes – a magnificently wonderful welcome to the New Year 2019!     




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