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New Year 2018 Fireworks in United Arab Emirates – Latest Events in UAE

New Year 2018 Fireworks in United Arab Emirates – Latest Events in UAE

New Year 2018 Fireworks

New Year 2018 Fireworks

New Years Eve 2018 is one of the best moments, awaited by millions of people in the United Arab Emirates and around the world. It is a popular travel destination among the regional and international travellers especially for the celebrations of major festivals including new year. The country offers countless ways to welcome the new year.

New Year 2018 Fireworks in Dubai:

1. Burj Khalifa 

New Year Eve 2018 Fireworks - Burj Khalifa

New Year Eve 2018 Fireworks – Burj Khalifa

The world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa will light up with a spectacular fireworks display. Burj Khalifa New Years Eve Fireworks is one of the most watched TV events worldwide. It’s a popular place to see the beautiful laser show, and fireworks event with thousands of other people. It’s a life-time opportunity which you should never miss.Due to roadblocks by the Dubai Police, people are advised to reach the site as early as 6pm.

Location: Downtown Dubai

Spots to watch from:

  • Business Bay
  • The Residences
  • Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard Road
  • Dubai Water Canal
  • Boxpark

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2.  Atlantis, the Palm

New Year Eve 2018 Fireworks - Atlantis, the Palm

New Year Eve 2018 Fireworks – Atlantis, the Palm

The fireworks show this New Year at Atlantis is going to be bigger and better than anything you have seen before. Fireworks will mark a 10-second countdown to midnight for each second.

Best places to view the fireworks:

  • Jumeirah Beach strip
  • Atlantis The Palm Hotel
  • The Anantara
  • The Sofitel
  • The Kempinski
  •  Madinat Jumeirah
  •  Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
  •  The Rixos
  • The Kite Beach

3. Burj Al Arab

New Year 2018 Fireworks - Burj Al Arab

New Year 2018 Fireworks – Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab is one of the best places to celebrate Dubai New Years Eve 2018. You could taste all the ways to welcome the new year. Burj Al Arab organizes its own new year party, new year fireworks, and many other things to entertain their guest. It is one of the best places to stay in Dubai to welcome the new year.

Best places to view the fireworks:

  • Black beach
  • Umm Suqeim Beach and Park
  • Jumeirah Beach Park
  • Any area on Jumeirah road

4. Jumeirah Beach Residences

New Year 2018 Fireworks - Jumeirah Beach Residences

New Year 2018 Fireworks – Jumeirah Beach Residences

Jumeirah Beach Hotel is one of the best places to celebrate Dubai New Years Eve 2018. It’s a very popular choice among the regional and foreign travellers. The hotel organizes one of the best new year fireworks in the world to welcome the new year.

Best places to view the fireworks:

  •  Any open area at the JBR
  • The Beach, JBR

The Beach at JBR is fast becoming a regular celebration spot and this year is no different. Get there well in advance (like 5 hours in advance) to secure a good viewing spot. While there are no fireworks organised for New Year specifically, see the dates below for all the fireworks shows happening there.

Location: The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai

Timings: 8.30pm

Dates: December 29, January 5 to 7, 13 and 14, 19 to 21 and 26 to 28 (2017) (Free entry)

Spots to watch from:

  • Any open areas near JBR
  • Dubai Marina

5. Global Village

The countdown at the big wheel of Fantasy Island with what they promise will be the most exciting fireworks display ever seen at Global Village. In addition to the midnight fireworks, the park will also be hosting musical fireworks display at the Dancing Fountain.

Location: Global Village, Dubai (Entry Dh15)

Spots to watch from:

  • Arabian Ranches
  • Al Barari

New Year 2018 Fireworks in Abu Dhabi:

New Year celebration in Abu Dhabi brings everybody together for the fireworks, to see the myriad colors that paint the city, the spectacular fireworks, the party and celebrations at the shopping malls and the general fun and frolic environment in the city.

There are number of points where the fireworks can be seen such as The St.Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Emirates Palace, The Ritz Carlton, Grand Canal, Le Deck, Chameleon, Conculusion etc. If you can be around Khalidiya Palace, and near the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, wonderful – that’s a good residential area to watch the skyline all lit up. Also Al Maqta, but the hustle bustle will all be at the Abu Dhabi Cornice. It’s long enough, there’s enough parking, and a good view is guaranteed.

1. Al Maryah

New Year 2018 Fireworks - Al Maryah

New Year 2018 Fireworks – Al Maryah

Visitors will be entertained by Emirati star, Hussain Al Jassmi, Egyptian pop icon, Mohammad Hamaki and Palestinian singing sensation, Mohammad Assaf, as they perform live on the waterfront promenade at Al Maryah Island. A fireworks show will follow the countdown by Hussain Al Jassmi marking the beginning of the new year.

Location: Al Maryah Island (Free entry; reserved tickets required)

Spots to watch from:

  • Abu Dhabi Mall
  • The Galleria
  • Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

2. Yas Island

Yas Island is the destination to be at this New Year’s Eve with two fireworks shows. The much-awaited Coldplay concert at du arena will ring in 2017 along with fireworks at the venue. Visitors to the free winterland carnival at Yas Island can enjoy fireworks at the stroke of midnight at Yas South which will be a 10 minute pyrotechnics display.

Location: Yas Island (Free entry to Winterland Carnival)

Spots to watch from:

  • IKEA Abu Dhabi
  • Yas Mall
  • Yas Viceroy

3. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

Emirates Palace will be celebrating New Year’s fireworks with one of the biggest displays of fireworks the hotel has ever organised.

Location: Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi  (Guest entry or reservations only)

Spots to watch from:

  • Corniche beach and Corniche road
  • Etihad Towers

4. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

New Year 2018 Fireworks - Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

New Year 2018 Fireworks – Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr welcomes the new year a little differently than rest of the other hotels.  Fireworks are the icing on the cake. Chameleon Terrace give a magnificent view of the  firework. The fireworks illuminate the sky. The countdown is there to remind you of the coming new year.

Best Hotels and Places for Abu Dhabi New Years Eve 2018 Parties, Events and Celebrations

New Year 2018 Fireworks in Sharjah:

1.  Al Qasbah

New Year 2018 Fireworks -  Al Qasbah

New Year 2018 Fireworks –  Al Qasbah

Get to Al Qasba in Sharjah for a spectacular fireworks show which is free to the public and is a perfect end to a fun day with family and friends at the park.

Location: Al Khan Street, Al Qasba (Free entry)

2. Al Majaz Waterfront

New Year 2018 Fireworks -  Al Majaz

New Year 2018 Fireworks –  Al Majaz

Also lighting up the Sharjah sky in the first few minutes of 2017 is a mega fireworks show at Al Majaz Waterfront preceded by a dinner – reserve your table well in advance.

Location: Al Majaz Waterfront, Corniche Street (Free entry)

Spots to watch from:

  • Al Majaz Island
  • Al Noor Island
  • Corniche Street
  • Al Majaz Park

Hotels popular among the people of Sharjah are:

  • Hilton Hotel
  • Radisson Blue Resort
  • Grand Excelsior Hotel
  • Movenpick Hotel
  • The Ajman Hotel Palace
  • Kempinski Hotel

Advance booking is recommended for most of new year’s eve events.

Reference links:

https://www.visitdubai.com/en/articles/dubai-new-years-eve-fireworks

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/new-year-2017/best-spots-in-dubai-to-view-new-years-eve-fireworks


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