Best Places to Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Dubai 2021/2022

Surely, Dubai is the city to be in for New Year’s celebrations. If you didn’t book your evening yet or want to spend the night at home, you can still enjoy the grandiose fireworks; it will be illuminating the Dubai sky on New Year’s Eve (NYE).

Here is a list of Dubai’s New Year’s Eve celebration locations and the best areas where fireworks will be visible. 

best places for new year's eve in Dubai

1. Burj Khalifa

Over the past few years, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa New Year celebration has been setting and breaking new world records with its extravagant fireworks on New Year’s Eve. 

This year Emaar is preparing a massive show as they will never stop impressing us! You will witness spectacular fireworks along with a laser show, making 2022’s New Year’s Eve in Dubai extraordinary!  

You have the chance to see the celebration of Burj Khalifa during New Year’s Eve from Dubai Mall too. The sky of Downtown Dubai on New Year’s Eve will be mesmerising, taking your breath away! 

new year celebration at Burj Khalifa Dubai

Here’s a list of the best nearby places to watch the fantastic display:

Dubai Water Canal

Now here’s an advantage point that will offer an open view on the fireworks. The 3.2 km long water canal is a beautiful spot where you can enjoy a stroll before midnight and then take in the magical view.


The canal extends from Business Bay to Al Safa in Dubai.

Souk Al Bahar

Enjoy a dinner and a once-in-a-lifetime show at one of the restaurants in Downtown’s Souk Al Bahar area. It will surely be an unforgettable night. Don’t forget to book in advance!


Souk Al Bahar area is located in Downtown Dubai next to Dubai Mall.

If you want to discover Downtown Dubai, the area which is home to the iconic Burj Khalifa, here’s a guide to Downtown Dubai on Property Finder. 

2. Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab has previously broken the record for the longest fireworks show. The plans for this year have not been revealed yet but speculators are expecting an impressive show from the world’s most expensive hotel.

If you can’t watch it at the hotel, you still can enjoy the new year’s eve fireworks held at Dubai Burj Al Arab at the following nearby destinations.   

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Black Palace Beach

This is what is called the ultimate spot where you can watch new year’s eve fireworks in Dubai 2021/2022. 

At Black Palace Beach, you will enjoy a celebration away from the crowdedness and spot Burj Al Arab fireworks in addition to the fireworks at Atlantis Dubai.


It’s located on King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street, Al Sufouh 1, Dubai.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Madinat Jumeirah’s warm and welcoming Christmas decorations have been attracting thousands of visitors this season; besides, there’s quite a display of fireworks planned as clocks tick past midnight. 

At Souk Madinat Jumeirah, you can choose any of its nice restaurants to pick a front seat and be ready for the outstanding fireworks once it ticks 12!

Dubai new year’s eve 2021


It’s located on King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street, Al Sufouh 1, Dubai.

Contact Information

Phone: +971 (0)4 366 8888.

Kite Beach 

If you’re looking for a family-friendly place to watch new year’s eve fireworks in Dubai, Kite Beach is the one undoubtedly. 

It’s an open air spot where you can watch Burj Al Arab’s fantastic fireworks; this makes it an ideal choice during such a celebration.

You and your family will love the casual setting of this awesome long beach. Besides, it’s not only family friendly, but also budget friendly as it has free entry! 

Get your camera ready to capture stunning photos with your family! 


It’s located at Umm Suqeim, Jumeirah 3, Dubai.

Kite beach Dubai new years eve

Contact Information

Phone: +971 (0)4 317 3999.

3. Palm Jumeirah 

Palm Jumeirah is one of the best places to celebrate the New Year in Dubai while watching the amazing fireworks. You will have different options and choices of places at this awesome destination to spend a unique New Year night in Dubai! 

Find below cool destinations to watch Dubai’s fireworks of the new year 2022!

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Atlantis The Palm

Atlantis The Palm is the epitome of extravagance and its New Year’s Eve fireworks are expected to rival all others. You will spend 2022’s New Year’s Eve in Dubai like never before.

 It’s one of our favorite spots in the city and it becomes extra glamorous on New Year’s Eve.

You can check this to know more about Palm Jumeirah on Property Finder. 

Fireworks Atlantis Dubai

The Pointe 

How about dining where you can see the Palm’s fountain and Atlantis fireworks? This sounds great! The Pointe is your perfect spot to have a lavish dinner under the shining sky of Dubai’s new year crackers on such a day. 

Besides, you’ll have a delicious dinner at the Pointe during New Year’s Eve as they have a special menu for this most awaited occasion! 


It’s located at Al Mirziban ,The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.

Contact Information

Phone: +971 (0)4 390 9999.

The Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk 

If you want a simpler spot to watch the spectacular fireworks, then Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk is the best choice. You will enjoy the fresh air along the water side; it’s a flawless, different celebration! 

Call your friends to start counting down for the new year together and relish the spectacular fireworks of the Palm Jumeirah too!

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4. Global Village

Here comes the place where entertainment is endless! Global Village is one of the favourite festive destinations this season for the entire family. 

Visitors and those living nearby will witness a spectacular fireworks display on New Year’s Eve 2022.

You will start the upcoming year with a cheerful vibe! After attending the new year events at Global Village Dubai! 

Global Village Dubai new year events


It’s located on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road, Exit 37 – E311, Dubai

Contact Information

Phone: +971 (0)4 362 4114


Do you want to spend more time at Global Village? Click here to know everything about this one-of-a-kind destination!

5. Dubai Festival City

The Creekside at Dubai Festival City will illuminate with traditional celebratory fireworks display as the clock strikes midnight. The fireworks will be accompanied by a synchronised light and water show that is sure to surprise and delight.

You will witness a complete matchless show during New Year’s Eve in Dubai Festival City! 

Dubai Festival City new years eve

6. La Mer 

If you’re searching for a suitable place for families to watch the fireworks, then La Mer by Meraas is a nice choice; it is one of the best places to go in Dubai to welcome the new year.  

This outstanding beachfront spot is now being prepared to welcome you on the new year celebration. Your little ones can enjoy different games and jump on the trampoline until the clock ticks 12!

Don’t hesitate to watch an incredible fireworks show during New Year’s Eve at La Mer! 


It’s located at 45, 2A Street, Jumeirah, Jumeirah 1, Dubai.

La Mer New years eve fireworks in dubai

Contact Information

Phone: +971 (0) 4590 5090


7. The Beach, JBR

If you’re living in JBR Residences or Dubai Marina and want to watch the New Year’s fireworks, The Beach is your ideal spot. The Beach is now one of the stunning destinations where you can enjoy the fireworks display. 

You can get there in the afternoon where celebrations will begin early and also to choose a front place for watching the fireworks. You will spend the whole day having fun with your friends or family at The Beach. 

Get ready with your camera, to capture Dubai’s sky shining with the colorful crackers! 


The Beach is located at Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai.

Contact Information

Phone: +971 (0)4 590 5090


New years eve fireworks Dubai Marina

8. Expo 2020

The greatest show on Earth is bound to have multiple surprises come New Year’s Eve, right? If you haven’t visited yet, maybe it’s time to plan to go on an iconic night such as this.

If you don’t know what Expo 2020 is, we’ve got you covered! Check out this guide to Expo 2020 on Property Finder. It’s really spectacular.


The massive Expo 2020 site is located in Dubai South near Al Maktoum International Airport.

Contact Information

800 3976 (800 EXPO)

9. Ain Dubai

One of the newest attractions in the city is Ain Dubai, the tallest observation wheel in the world! Need we say more? Imagine being high up in the sky during the entire city’s fireworks display! And if you’re on the wheel at midnight, Bluewaters Island serves as a great spot to watch the celebrations.


Ain Dubai is located on Bluewaters Island in Dubai.

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  • Social distancing
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  • Thermal cameras.

Let’s say goodbye to 2021 in style! Dubai is the best place in the world to do just that. Happy New Year!

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