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Best Vantage Points to Watch Dubai NYE Fireworks

Dubai fireworks
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As the clock ticks closer to midnight, Dubai’s extravagant plans to host a stunning pyrotechnics show is finally coming to reality.

Along with the six minute spectacle hosted by the Palm Islands, Dubai also will try to create a 'sunrise' at midnight with a flying falcon taking off amidst a background of world’s largest pyrotechnic flag. Other fireworks around the town include Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab’s own glittering display of lights. But with a huge rush of tourists during this time of the year, it is nearly impossible to sneak in a vantage point to catch the dazzling display in the night. Still, there are some places in the city that will give you a good view of the exploding lights!

  • Take a special round trip on board the RTA water bus for Dh75 which will take you around The Palm Jumeirah and stop at a special point from where visitors will able to enjoy the fireworks at Palm, Burj Al Arab & Burj Khalifa on NYE all at once.
  • Regular Dh450 tickets to the Sandance NYE event on Nasimi Beach are still available and include a seat to record breaking fireworks spectacle.
  • Bring your friends and family along at the Burj Al Arab and the Kite Beach who are planning to host a gala dinner before the night erupts in a brilliant display of fireworks. Similarly, all beachside hotels along Jumeirah and Al Sufuoh Road are offering alike packages.
  • Downtown Dubai website has mentioned the exact vantage point from where tourists will be able to grab a good and safe view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks by Emaar.
  • Last but not the least, if partying is a bit too much for your liking, spend a quiet night with your friends & family in the comforts of your house while watching the fireworks display live on TV.

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Can you please advise if you have any advise to watch the NYE fireworks on dec 31st for 4 adults and 1 kid. We are flying to dubai for NYE.

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