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Where To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Dubai and Abu Dhabi 2020

December 29, 2020 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

New Year's Eve ain't complete without a proper send-off, so if you and your little ones are mad about seeing the skies light up as the clock strikes 12, here are our picks of where to catch those spectacular new year's eve fireworks both in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.


Global Village

Join Global Village as they celebrate a world of wonder in 7 time zones with 7 spectacular firework shows.

The Park opens at 4 pm for families to enjoy shopping & food from around the world.

At 8 pm, the park will be lighting up the skies with fireworks exactly as the clock strikes midnight in seven different countries – China (8 pm), Thailand (9 pm), Bangladesh (10 pm), India (10.30 pm), Pakistan (11 pm), UAE (12 am), and Russia (1 am).

In between the celebrations, check out Carnaval with their special unlimited ride package only available on December 31st.

Get your special New Year's Eve wristband to enjoy rides all night long and a 2-for-1 at the skill games to win great prizes!

To welcome 2021 with extra excitement, check out Mission Speed, the stunt show that will keep you on the edge of your seats. There’ll be five showings of this adrenaline-pumping performance, so you’re guaranteed to catch one!

The Park will close its doors at 2 am.

Note that entry on New Year's Eve is reserved exclusively for families and ladies.

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Location:
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Exit 37
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu 16:00 to 02:00
Prices:
Adult: AED 15Child 3-11yrs: AED 15Under 3s: FREE

Bluewaters

Head over to Bluewaters for a colourful fireworks display on New Year's Eve and again on New Year's Day.

With the iconic Ain Dubai as your backdrop and the island's 360 views and cool instagrammable locations, Bluewaters is the place to be as the world rings in 2021.

Strict social distancing and sanitisation measures are in place and you and your family are urged to follow them to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.

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Location:
Bluewaters Island
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight & Jan 1, Fri from 20:00
Prices:
Entry: FREE

Burj Khalifa

Welcome the New Year with a fireworks show like never before as a grand masterpiece of fireworks, lights and lasers dazzle you and your kiddos. Not much has been revealed about this year's Downtown spectacular, but if going by the past is any indication, you and the family can expect to share plenty of 'oohs' and 'aaahs' moments.

Strict safety and health protocols will be in place for the night of festivities, so make sure to register on the U by Emaar app to be able to attend the New Year’s Show!

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Location:
Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight
Prices:
Entry: FREE with registration

Al Seef

Make your way down to the popular waterfront promenade that is set to host a three-minute dazzling fireworks display to delight you and your kiddos.

Along with the skies lighting up over Al Seef at the midnight hour and gorgeous panoramic views of old Dubai, you can also take part in a range of entertainment along the promenade.

Strict health and safety protocols will be in place.

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Location:
Al Seef, Dubai Creek
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight
Prices:
Entry: FREE

The Beach

Head to the sea side to ring in the new year in style on The Beach which is set to host a dazzling fireworks display on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

To catch the best views, book your tables in advance at one of the many dining destinations, and head over with your friends and families to see the sky light up at the midnight hour, along with mesmerizing views of the Arabian Sea.

You can even watch 300 drones launch into the night sky during the spectacular drone light show. Taking place daily until 30 January 2021, at 7pm and 9:30pm daily (8pm and 10pm on New Year’s eve), the light show creates beguiling 3D shapes choreographed to popular tunes.

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Location:
The Beach opposite JBR
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight & Jan 1, Fri from 20:00
Prices:
Public Access: FREE

Town Square Dubai

Join in the festivities as Town Square Dubai lights up the sky with a spectacular fireworks display to welcome 2021!

Enjoy live entertainment and activities for the whole family including an inflatable play area, roaming acts, carousel, kids train, splash pad, food trucks and so much more!

Note that entry may be limited to residents and their guests.

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Location:
Town Square Dubai Park
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight
Prices:
Entry: FREESome activities: Chargeable

In Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Festival

Something spectacular is happening over at Sheikh Zayed Festival this New Year's Eve as they prepare for a fireworks show that spans more than 35 minutes in an attempt to break two Guinness World Records on Thursday, December 31st.

The display will include the “world’s first-ever Girandola fireworks show” while the second Guinness World Record organisers are looking to set is for the largest straight-line fireworks display.

Along with the fireworks, there will be special fountain and laser shows, performances by local and international bands, and children's activities taking at the Sheikh Zayed Festival.

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Location:
Al Wathba
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight (doors open 3pm)
Prices:
Entry: FREESome Activities: Chargeable

Yas Island

Head on over to Yas Island this New Year's Eve where the skies will light up in colour and festivities are set to ring in 2021.

You and your kids will be able to enjoy the fireworks show over Yas Island with a range of different viewing options available, including viewing fireworks from restaurants in Yas Marina.

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Location:
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight
Prices:
Public Access: FREE

Fireworks Show at Ajman Corniche

Head over to the waterfront for when the clock strikes 12 and gaze into the sky as a spectacular five-minute display bedazzles the Ajman Corniche above.

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Location:
Ajman Corniche Waterfront
Working Hours:
Dec 31, Thu midnight
Prices:
Public Access: FREE

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