We’ll welcome the New Year in a few months as we wave goodbye to the present one. As always, the start of a new year brings hope and the promise of new beginnings. And nothing says new beginnings and a fresh start like fireworks do! This New Year’s Eve, watch the most stunning Dubai fireworks by pyrotechnic masters from some of Dubai’s most notable landmarks. There’s no better place to be this New Year’s Eve than in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. And the best thing is that we have some brand-new spots to take in Dubai’s iconic fireworks display.

Read on to know the best places to watch the

New Year’s Eve fireworks in Dubai.

Places to Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Dubai

1. The Burj Khalifa

It is unmatched to see the legendary, tallest building of its kind, the Burj Khalifa, illuminated by fireworks on New Year’s Eve. After all, it is one of the most expensive and complicated pyrotechnic displays as they take off from the top of the Burj Khalifa as the clock strikes 12:00 a.m. And this time, it is all set to be the biggest extravaganza anyone’s ever seen, with its unique show. Some of the best places from which you can view the fireworks at the Burj Khalifa are:

Burj Khalifa
  • Burj Khalifa Observatory Decks: Book your tickets for the Burj Khalifa’s observatory decks (on 124th, 125th, or 148th level) in advance to watch the Burj Khalifa fireworks. This is the closest you can get to the grandest pyrotechnic display in Dubai this year.
  • Downtown Dubai: Given the Burj Khalifa’s jaw-dropping heights, you can get a fabulous view anywhere in Downtown Dubai, given the Burj Khalifa’s fantastic height. Get a spot near Dubai Fountain, cruise around on the Burj Lake, or stay close to the Dubai Opera; these all offer you front-seat views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks extravaganza. As pyrotechnics go off, you can also get a bird’s-eye view from Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard or the Burj Park. Downtown Dubai has several spots for families to watch the fireworks this New Year’s Eve Dubai.
  • Less Congested than Downtown Areas: Downtown Dubai will see more than a million people getting into places to watch the fireworks this year-end. You’ll find that a lot of people will gather at the Al Qouz industrial area in the open space behind the Oasis Center along First Al Khail Street. Several spots along Al Khail and Jumeirah Beach Roads are perfect for watching the fireworks at the Burj Khalifa. Scope out the vantage points in Box Park and CityWalk Dubai; you can get fabulous views of the fireworks from these areas, given that they are closer to Downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa. The open area near Latifa Hospital and Al Wasl Sports Club is also an excellent place to catch amazing views of the fireworks.

2. The Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab

The Burj Khalifa’s New Year’s Eve pyrotechnic extravaganza will be spectacular this year. The luxury hotel Burj Al Arab’s display aims to be equally grand, if not more astonishing.

Among the best places from which you can view the fireworks at the Burj Al Arab:

  • From the Burj Al Arab: The best way to get front seats at the show will be to book dinner reservations at the Burj Al Arab.
  • Jumeirah Beach Residence: You can glimpse the grand fireworks from the Jumeirah Beach Road, on Jumeirah Beach, or at Umm Suqeim Park.
  • Dubai Ferry Cruise: Sign up for a Dubai Ferry cruise, and you can beat the traffic in Downtown Dubai and enjoy the fireworks at Burj Al Arab. You can sail away from the Dubai Marina, the Al Ghubaiba, and the Dubai Water Canal stations. The ferries ply the waters from 9 p.m. until 1:30 a.m.

3. The Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis

Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis

Grand firework displays are planned at Atlantis, The Palm. Make reservations in advance for the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at the Atlantis or any other hotel on the Palm Jumeirah. Almost all hotels on the Palm plan to put up their own fireworks display. Enjoy the spectacular fireworks displays and feast on the sumptuous gala dinners till late into the night, enjoying the fantastic views of The Palm and the Dubai Skyline lit up for New Year’s Eve. Find a great spot on the recently launched 11-kilometer-long boardwalk along the Palm Jumeirah crescent to watch the fireworks at the Atlantis, The Palm.

4. Expo City Dubai


Expo City Dubai served as the venue of the world’s grandest-ever Expo in 2021–2022. So, don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take part in the exclusive New Year’s Eve festivities that will take place here. It ranges from special shows and performances to the awe-inspiring fireworks display.

Other Spots in Dubai

No matter where you are in Dubai at year’s end, you’ll be able to catch a fireworks spectacle or two. Fireworks will go up at the Global Village, La Mer, Al Seef, the Pointe, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Golf & Yacht Club, Dubai Festival City, the Dubai CityWalk, and the Beach at JBR and Dubai Creek as the clock strikes 12.


Dubai’s legendary New Year’s Eve fireworks extravaganzas are not to be missed, whether it’s the Burj Khalifa fireworks show or the show at the Palm Jumeirah. If you find it hard to reach Downtown Dubai, you can park at Umm Suqeim Road, Al Barsha Kings School, or the nearby Dubai Hills. From these spots, you can enjoy great views of the fireworks displays at the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, and Festival City. If you cannot leave home, be sure to watch the fireworks at various locations by tuning in to one of the local TV channels or watching live streaming on Facebook.

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