Keeping our boys and girls engaged in activities outside school is at the top of most parents’ list. It is during our children’s formative years where their minds are open to new challenges, and signing them up for afterschool activities help to hone in on their passions. Luckily for our youngsters, Dubai and Abu Dhabi…Read More
2020 has been a long one for many of us, and though the past year has also brought its share of positives, ringing in a new and fresh start is definitely something we are all pretty excited for. So if you are up for spending the last night of 2020 in true UAE style, these are 12 great places both in Dubai and Abu Dhabi where you can celebrate New Year’s Eve with your kids.
New Year’s Eve The Great Gatsby Way
Welcome in 2021 in style this year, ending 2020 on a high note with a Great Gatsby style party starring Broadway dancers, live musicians, and much more! What better way to start off the New Year with a lot of glitz and glamour within the unique nature in the heart of the Dubai Desert? A lavish sharing menu will be served, designed by their Head Chef using local and seasonal ingredients alongside a choice of delicious beverages. The party will offer something for all, especially the kiddos including Camel Rides inside the camp, Soft Archery, Volleyball, Football in the sand, Sandboarding, Meet the Sonara Falcon, Fire Show – and even a Movie Under the Stars
NYE Gala Dinner at Les Cuisines’ Festive Factory
Ring in the New Year with family and friends at Sofitel, and dive into a Dubai-style night brunch at Les Cuisines with live stations serving gourmet cuisine from around the world alongside soft and house beverages.
New Year's Eve Dinner at JA The Resort
Experience a culinary celebration on New Year’s Eve at JA The Resort’s intimately signature dining outlets with an elegant 5 course menu, live music and entertainment. End the night at midnight with JA The Resort’s amazing fireworks and complimentary entry to the New Year’s Countdown party at Captains Beach Bar & Restaurant. Participating restaurants include La Fontana, White Orchid, Sette, Ibn Majed, and Ellora by Vikas Khanna.
New Year's Eve at Giardino
Palazzo Versace Dubai are the masters of the most fabulous New Year’s Eve experiences that are guaranteed to transport you and your family to another dimension. This year’s theme of 1001 Arabian Nights will bedazzle with all sorts of entertainment, featuring characters such as Aladdin, Jasmine, and The Genie.
Sample the welcome beverages and canapés on the terrace, then head over to Giardino for a fabulous international buffet full of incredible flavors. Just the right backdrop for ringing in the new year with family and loved ones.
New Year’s Eve Family Dinner at Arabian Ranches Golf Club
Celebrate your New Year’s Eve with Arabian Ranches Golf Club! It’s the perfect family outing to ring in a happy new year.
The festivities will be spread across two locations, with The Terrace and Ranches Sports Bar hosting the main festivities of the night including DJ, and a stunning Fireworks display to start off the New Year.
Great location and food? Sign us up!
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Winterland
Ring in 2021 with your loved ones with an exquisite Winterland dinner in an al fresco set-up at Bytes Pool. Embark on a truly International feast with a selection of cuisines that will take you through an exciting culinary journey. Celebrate with your family and friends with a delicious buffet of culinary treats with, live cooking stations and not-to-forget, views of the incredible Palm Jumeirah fireworks.
New Year's Eve Dinner Buffet at Farriers
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with your family and loved ones at this fabulous gala evening. There’s delicious food, gorgeous views, live entertainment, and a whole lot of fun to be had! So make that reservation, and book a family evening to remember.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve Creek Side
If you are still looking for the perfect spot to celebrate New Year’s Eve to kick off 2021 with a bang, then look no further! Combining delicious food with magical fireworks, spectacular shows and waterside views, Dubai Festival City Mall will be offering you and the family the opportunity to celebrate in style.
This promises to be one of the most special and biggest displays of fireworks in Dubai, with the shows being choreographed to a special, New Year’s IMAGINE Show that will light up the sky with lasers, lights, fountains, and a specially choreographed popular music medley soundtrack.
IMAGINE is a state-of-the-art show that seamlessly fuses technology and art and has earned two Guinness World Records for the largest water screen projection and the largest permanent projection mapping. IMAGINE uses surround sound to deliver a 360-degree story to emotionally connect with audiences and produce a show like never seen before. The multi-sensory, iconic, unmissable show must truly be seen to believed, leaving a long-lasting impression on all that experience it.
Participating restaurants include Five Guys, Chili’s, Famous Dave’s, Al Fanar, Joe’s Crab Shack, Nando’s, Semsom, and Turkish Village
New Year's Eve in Olea
Enjoy a selection of international delights in a New Year’s Eve celebration with your loved ones in Olea. Indulge in an extravagant buffet including a fresh seafood bar, live-cooking stations and delicate pastry desserts. You and the kiddos can enjoy your time to the groovy tunes of the live music.
In Abu Dhabi
White NYE Buffet Dinner at Saadiyat Island
Ring in the New Year with style at White, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort’s funky sea-view restaurant. There are live cooking stations to choose from, and a fun and fabulous atmosphere to soak in. Whether you choose to dine outside by the sea or indoors for the cozy scene, you and your loved ones are promised a New Year’s Eve to remember.
60s to 90s Rewind NYE at Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Step back in time to the groovy tunes of the 60s to the 90s, and celebrate New Year’s Eve just like the cool cats did back in the day. Treat the kiddos to a funky one-of-a-kind dining experience set to the cool tunes that Mom and Dad listed to while growing up. The international buffet of live cooking stations will round out a truly unique family experience.
New Year's Eve at Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Looking to ring in the New Year with a bang? Craving some delicious food to go with it? Then celebrating at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi is the thing for you!
You and the kiddos will feast on a buffet of fresh seafood like lobsters, oysters & fish, carving stations adorned with succulent turkey, lamb, beef- we’re hungry already. And you’re even spoilt for choice! You can book at either “Latest Recipe” or the “Village” and enjoy an equally spectacular experience.