Record breaking 35-minute shows, 1.2km of fireworks … you name it and the UAE has it.
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Haven’t finalised your New Year’s Eve (NYE) plan yet? In the UAE, residents and tourists are spoilt for choice when it comes to fireworks shows. Record breaking 35-minute shows, 1.2km of fireworks … you name it and the UAE has it. Here is the full list of fireworks shows that are happening across the country on December 31 to ring in the new year.
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23 fireworks shows in Dubai: Fireworks are set to light up the entire city at the stroke of midnight with dazzling colours and laser shows. The fireworks displays can be watched at 23 different locations: Burj Khalifa; Burj Al Arab; Madinat Jumeirah; Dubai Festival City Mall; Global Village; La Mer; Dubai Frame; Jumeirah Beach Residence – The Beach; Al Seef – Dubai Creek; Nshama Town Square; Bab Al Shams Desert Resort; Le Royal Meridien Resort; Bvlgari Resort Dubai; Golf Club – Arabian Ranches; Emirates Golf Club; The Address Montgomery Hotel; Jebel Ali Hotel; Four Seasons Hotel; The One & Only Hotel – Palm Jumeirah; The One & Only – Royal Mirage; Atlantis The Palm; Jumeirah Zabeel Saray; Park Hyatt Dubai.
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Fireworks shows at 4 places in Abu Dhabi: The Sheikh Zayed Festival in Al Wathba will host a 35-minute fireworks show that is set to smash two world records. Yas Island will host its own show. The Abu Dhabi Corniche show will see fireworks light up a 1.2km stretch for five minutes. Al Maryah Island, too, will bask in the glow of a grand show.
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Sharjah to host a special show: In Sharjah, Al Majaz Waterfront will host a special fireworks show that can be viewed from multiple locations nearby.
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10-minute show in RAK: A 10-minute fireworks show over a 4km stretch will light up Ras Al Khaimah as it rings in the new year. Fireworks in various shapes and themes will rise above the sea near Al Marjan Island. Hotels in Al Hamra Village and Al Marjan Island will feature dedicated viewing areas, while public viewing ones will be closed as a Covid safety measure.
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Two options in Ajman: Ajman is organising two five-minute fireworks shows at midnight on December 31. The spectacular fireworks will be launched from two locations — one at Ajman Corniche, opposite Ajman Saray; and the other near the Oberoi Beach Resort at Al Zorah.
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Two shows in Fujairah : Two locations in Fujairah will light up with fireworks shows: Fujairah Corniche and Dibba Fujairah Corniche.