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The Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Dubai!

Need last minute ideas for where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Dubai? Look no further than this list! Apart from the famous Dubai New Year fireworks, there are tons of other venues where you can ring in New Year 2016 in style!

Read on to know about the top New Year’s Eve Parties in Dubai.

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Martin Garrix in Dubai!

Even before he was legally old enough to enter a nightclub, he would be lashing out super-hit EDM tunes to a full-packed stadium throbbing with EDM junkies! We’re talking about none other than EDM prodigy, 19-year-old Martin Garrix, who is all set to rock Dubai on New Year’s Eve! He will be spearheading one of the most happening dance parties in Dubai, at one of the most exclusive venues in the city – Meydan, Dubai.

When – Thursday, December 31st, 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Venue – Meydan, Dubai, UAE
Price – General Admission: AED 299-399, Deluxe Pass: AED 750-1250

DJ Jazzy Jeff – Barasti

Jeffrey Allen Townes aka DJ Jazzy Jeff will be in Dubai to make your New Year Eve 2015 even more special. The popular DJ will be returning to Barasti Bar for the last time this year along with fellow stars ATB, Marty Metcalf and Tom Ferguson. Killer Queen, Paddyman and Emanuel will also be performing live on the middle deck of the bar.

When – Thursday 31 December, 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Venue – Barasti, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Price – Advance booking: AED 250, On the spot tickets: AED 300, VIP packages: AED 4,000 onwards

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Duke Dumont and Pete Tong – Zero Gravity

House Music legend Pete Tong will be headlining the NYE bash at Zero Gravity along with house DJ and producer Duke Dumont, as well as other in-house DJs. Located on the enviable JBR beach, Zero Gravity’s venue will ensure that all its guests get the best possible party music while enjoying a magnificent view of Dubai’s New Year midnight fireworks.

When – Thursday, 5:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Venue – Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina
Price – Advance booking: AED 390, On the spot tickets: AED 450, VIP packages: AED 490 onwards

DJs Luciano and Davide Squillace – Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE

Give 2016 a stellar welcome by partying under the stars at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE – the first beach club in the region! Be a part of the venue’s “SPIRIT ODYSSEY”, a magical night under the stars, with iconic DJs Luciano and Davide Squillace keeping your energy levels soaring all night! Brace yourself, as you’re about to get blown away by fairy-tale like performances and power-packed surprises!!

When – Thursday, December 31st, 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM
Venue – Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels and Resort, Off Sheikh Zayed road – Exit 399, Ghantoot, UAE
Price – Early Bird Tickets: AED 500-650, Regular tickets: AED 650-850

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David Guetta – Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

New Year’s Eve in Dubai just keeps getting better and better! French DJ David Guetta is all set to rock Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on New Year’s Eve. Currently promoting his latest single ‘Sun Goes Down’, Guetta defines the world of EDM, and has sold more than nine million albums and 30 million singles worldwide.

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Pacha Ibiza Dubai

Pacha Ibiza Dubai

Ring in the coming year by celebrating NYE in style, under the star-lit sky, at Pacha Ibiza Dubai!! Soak in the mind-blowing views of Dubai’s sparkling skyline, while you enjoy the tunes of internationally acclaimed artists, and party your way into the New Year! Among other popular Pacha Dubai events, ZIYA – the only dinner show in the Middle East, should definitely not be missed.

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You can also check out these Dubai Evening Activities for New Year’s Eve ideas:  

Dubai Nightlife Tour

dubai nightlife tour

Get ready for an exciting Dubai nightlife tour to explore the city after the sun sets. The tour will include a visit to a traditional shisha bar, a chic nightclub preferred by many celebrities, and a beachside bar. One of Dubai’s best evening tours, here you’ll also get to witness the Dubai Mall fountain show, enjoy a photo stop at Burj Khalifa, and savour drinks at numerous bars along with your guide.

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Bateaux Dubai Cruise

Bateaux Dubai Cruise

Definitely an excellent Dubai New Year Eve idea! Celebrate the sights of night-time in Dubai, as you revel on this memorable dinner cruise inside the glass-enclosed Bateaux Dubai. You will be welcomed with a drink and canape’s as you look out through the wraparound windows of the boat. Cruise along the shimmering Dubai Creek and marvel at some important attractions like Al Maktoum Bridge, Twin Towers and Grand Mosque.

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Middle Eastern Food Trail Tour

Middle Eastern Food Trail Tour

ideal tour for you! Enjoy an ultimate Middle Eastern Food trail as you try out a series of signature, mouth-watering, middle-eastern delicacies. On this Dubai evening tour, you will get a chance to savour some unforgettable gastronomical experiences.

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Deira Gold Souk and Bur Dubai Village

Deira Gold Souk

Celebrate Dubai New Year in a unique way – get to know the culture and heritage of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as you head on for this 3.5-hour tour to two of Dubai’s fascinating neighbourhoods: Deira and Bur Dubai. You’ll explore the Bait Al Banat Women’s Museum with your guide, where you will get to know about the lives of Emirati women. Next, you’ll visit Deira’s impressive Gold Souk. End your tour with a short journey in Dubai’s ultra-efficient metro and enjoy yourself as you click pictures at Burj Khalifa.

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Dubai Desert Hummer Adventure with BBQ Dinner

Dubai Desert Hummer Adventure

Experience a drive through the Arabian Desert in a Hummer safari on this exciting Dubai evening activity. You’ll board an H2 Hummer along with your expert guide and cruise through the desert sand dunes. You’ll get a chance to click some amazing pictures of the beautiful landscape and enjoy spectacular views as the sun sets. Then, you’ll head for a BBQ dinner followed by authentic Arabian entertainment at the desert campsite.