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Show-stopping entertainment. Beautiful fireworks. New Year Eve’s best parties. These are just some of the elements that make the New Year celebration in Dubai a spectacular affair.

The emirate’s calendar is full of activities to bring you some of the most memorable ways to kick-start 2022. Each festivity is exciting and unique, ensuring to uplift your spirit and inspire optimism and positivity within you as you look forward to the year ahead.

Want to get a glimpse of the most exceptional happenings in some of the city’s architectural wonders? Here’s a quick guide to the festivities taking place in the emirate’s three iconic landmarks on New Year’s Eve.  

13 Hour Celebration at EXPO 2020

This year at Dubai’s EXPO 2020 you can enjoy hours of festivities starting from Friday 3pm running until Saturday 4am. Activities include a music festival, fireworks displays as well as a ball-drop at Al Wasl plaza.

Fireworks at Burj Khalifa

Yearly, crowds flock to Downtown Dubai to see the much-talked-about fireworks at the world’s tallest tower. As one of the emirate’s top attractions, Burj Khalifa always delivers the most breath-taking fireworks show that doesn’t disappoint.

Live band at Atlantis, The Palm

Bid adieu to 2021 and ring in 2022 with great hope while listening to a 30-piece live band and enjoying a sumptuous buffet at Atlantis, The Palm. The luxury hotel resort will also give you a front-row seat to its specular fireworks display.

Star-studded performances at Burj Al Arab

Spend the first few hours of 2022 with Artur Pirozhkov, Sheldon Reynolds and The Gypsy Chico Castillo. Let them entertain you and your entire family with their live performances as you join the entire world in welcoming the new year.

A whole lot of diverse New Year activities await you in Dubai. Also check out the restaurants and other tourist attractions to find what best suits you. Discover people’s recommendations and tips faster and easier by downloading and visiting trustworthy recommendations apps such as Raayi to help you plan a memorable celebration.  Also, don’t forget to adhere to safety protocols always.

Happy 2022!