Bid adieu to 2017 and welcome the new year with a celebration to remember for a lifetime! Wondering which is the best place to ring in New Year 2018? Abu Dhabi comes to your rescue yet again! The UAE capital will organize the first ever “New Year Eve’s Countdown Village” from 28th to 31st of December in Abu Dhabi Corniche, led by the Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi.
Head to the NYE Countdown Village with close ones to enjoy an array of colourful, high-spirited celebrations, backed with the latest top-notch technology. Move and groove with fabulous performances staged by local and regional artists, talented DJs and fantastic bands. Step into a flagship retail zone hosting over 40 retailers and presenting new concepts for Abu Dhabi. As you explore the different zones, you will come across thrilling entertainment acts that will remain etched in your memories forever!
The last day of the year should be downright sensational and pulsating! Staying true to this motto, the main countdown stage will be all set to flaunt jaw-dropping Arabic concerts, guided by local performers. On the entertainment stage, there will be performances by three homegrown DJs and bands. Foodies can savour lip-smacking, flavoursome cuisines and snacks brought by more than 50 outlets in the F&B Zone exclusively for you. Pen down dreams close to your heart, that you wish come true, on special cards that can be put up on the “New Year Wishing Walls” set up at various places. By using the hashtag #confettiwish, you can also send virtual New Year wishes on the world-famous photo-sharing mobile app, Instagram.
Plan to leave your kids behind at home? We believe that’s not the best idea! The New Year Eve’s Countdown Village is meant for people of all age groups. Yes, all age groups! There will be over 15 hands-on, fun-packed activities such as glowing kites, interactive graffiti wall, and balloon park. Get on the family stage, where kids and their parents can enjoy child-friendly entertainment throughout the day. There’ll be a 15-minute, multi-coloured fireworks coupled with LIVE music. Children and adults will love to watch it, invariably.
The wide assortment of outdoor experiences you get to indulge in through the New Year Eve’s Countdown Village is going to be simply priceless! This mighty festivity goes on to prove why Abu Dhabi is regarded as a globally-renowned entertainment centre.