Where to watch New Year fireworks in Dubai

by Tanvir Awan
New Year fireworks Dubai

Get ready to welcome 2024 in Dubai with a spectacular array of fireworks across the city’s iconic landmarks. Dubai, renowned for its grand New Year’s Eve celebrations, is set to dazzle residents and tourists with breathtaking displays at various locations.

New Year fireworks at Burj Khalifa

First on the list is the world-famous Burj Khalifa, where the classic fireworks extravaganza will illuminate the sky precisely at midnight. However, there’s a twist this year – it’s a ticketed event, and online tickets have already sold out, adding an exclusive touch to the celebration.

Palm Jumeirah fireworks

Palm Jumeirah, the man-made island synonymous with luxury, promises a mesmerizing fireworks show that will paint the night sky with vibrant colors. Locals and visitors alike are expected to gather along the shoreline to witness this annual spectacle.

New Year 2024 fireworks at Burj Al Arab

For those seeking a touch of opulence, the Burj Al Arab, Dubai’s iconic 7-star hotel, will host its own exclusive fireworks display. Guests can bask in the luxury of the surroundings while bidding farewell to 2023.

NYE celebrations at Bluewaters Island

Bluewaters Island, a popular destination for entertainment, will kick off the festivities with live performances starting at 7pm. As the clock approaches midnight, the island will light up with a dazzling fireworks show, creating a memorable visual spectacle for all in attendance.

Global Village fireworks

Global Village, the beloved festival park, plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a unique twist. Lighting up the skies at seven different times, corresponding to the midnight countdown in seven countries from China to Turkey, Global Village invites guests to revel in diverse New Year’s celebrations, starting from 8pm until 1am.

Al Seef

Al Seef, a picturesque waterfront area, has been treating spectators to daily firework shows at 9pm. However, on New Year’s Eve, the grand finale will take place just as the clock strikes 11.59pm, adding an extra touch of magic to the waterfront celebrations.

The Beach

The Beach in Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR) will provide a front-row seat to a spectacular fireworks display at 11.59pm on New Year’s Eve. With its lively atmosphere and stunning backdrop, The Beach is poised to offer a vibrant and memorable celebration to welcome the new year.

In a city known for its extravagant celebrations, Dubai’s New Year’s Eve fireworks are set to be nothing short of spectacular, creating unforgettable memories for everyone lucky enough to be part of the festivities.

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks™ and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest theme park destination, has invited all UAE residents and visitors on Sunday, December 31, 2023 to welcome the year 2024 in style with a spectacular laser show followed by exciting family-friendly fireworks in an outstanding double New Year celebration.


At 7:00PM and 9:00PM, families and friends are welcome to join the spectacular laser shows transforming the sky into a dazzling display of colours and lights. That’s not all, as guests will continue to be amazed with the fascinating family-friendly fireworks ensuring an unforgettable experience of joy and wonder at RIVERLAND™ Dubai.

To extend the fun even further, food enthusiasts are invited to choose their favourite out of a wide range of cuisines offered at Riverland’s restaurants and food trucks, including Emirati, Italian, Far Asian, American-European pub, Indian and French accommodating every taste.

Entry to RIVERLAND™ Dubai is Dhs15 per person, fully redeemable against dining and attractions. Annual Pass Holders and guests with a valid ticket to MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai Theme Park, LEGOLAND Water Park Neon Galaxy, or JUMPX enjoy free entry.

Roxy Cinemas

Roxy Cinemas, Dubai’s premium cinema experience, awaits those looking for a memorable New Year’s Eve celebration at its luxurious The Beach branch in JBR, with a special movie adventure.

Guests will enjoy exclusive access to the Platinum Lounge’s outdoor deck, while watching the spectacular New Year’s fireworks and drone show following a movie screening in Roxy Platinum, accompanied by a delicious main course meal and popcorn.

Roxy Cinemas New Year’s celebration begins at 8:00PM with canapés and free-flowing mocktails in the Platinum Lounge, followed by a movie screening of the highly anticipated “Aquaman: The Lost Kingdom” at 9:00PM in ultra-comfortable reclining seats, complete with a pillow and blanket. That’s not all – a tub of popcorn will also be served together with one main course out of a range of flavourful dishes carefully prepared by Roxy Cinemas culinary team, featuring the Beef Short Ribs, Turkey and Cranberry Pizza together with plenty of vegetarian options such as the Baked Mac & Cheese and the Gnocchi with Spinach, Butternut Squash and Pine Nuts.

As the countdown to midnight approaches, guests can finish up their movie with half an hour to spare and head to the outdoor deck for an uninterrupted view of the fireworks and drone show against the iconic Ain Dubai backdrop.

Car parking will be available and validated at the JBR mall parking, allowing guests to enjoy their special year-end experience uninterrupted.

Fireworks in the UAE

  • Dubai Frame
  • Bab Al Shams Desert Resort
  • Jumeirah Golf Club
  • Dubai Design District
  • One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel
  • Five Palm Jumeirah Hotel
  • Emirates Golf Club
  • Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort
  • Club Vista Mary The Palm
  • Dubai Festival City Mall
  • Atlantis The Palm Hotel
  • The Royal Palm Hotel
  •  Arabian Ranches Golf Club
  • Hatta painting
  •  Marmoum Oasis
  • The Address Montgomerie Hotel, Dubai
  • Top Golf Club Dubai
  • Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort


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