Wow, and in the blink of an eye 2023 is nearly over. Seriously, where did the time go?  If you didn’t know, New Year’s Eve in Dubai is big on the scale (isn’t everything?), so here’s our roundup of how you can enjoy NYE with the little ones or, if you’d prefer, a celebration just for grown-ups.

Say adiós to 2023 and hola to 2024 at Señor Pico at Marriott Resort, Palm Jumeirah

If you want a spicier NYE that the whole family can enjoy, head down to the Mexican Beach New Year’s Eve Fiesta at Señor Pico at Marriott Resort, Palm Jumeirah It’ll be the ultimate beachfront celebration with the best of views of the Marina, Palm and Ain Dubai fireworks.

Feast on a delicioso Mexican buffet with the freshest guacamole, salsa, chips, ceviches, tacos, quesadillas and more. All washed down with premium beverages while dancing your way into 2024 to live entertainment and beats from their DJ.

F&B packages are valid from 8pm12.30am, with the add on of an After Party from 12.302am.

For soft and house drinks or Champagne it’s AED 1,250 per person, AED 750 for teenagers aged 12 to 20 years old (including soft beverages) and AED 350 for kids 6 to 11 years old.

To book, please call 04 666 1434 or email

Ring in 2023 in Style at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai!

Get ready for an unforgettable night of glam, gourmet delights and groovy tunes at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai’s Gala Dinner on Sunday 31st December.  What a backdrop to see in 2024 with views of JBR skyline, Palm Jumeirah, and Ain Dubai.

The Welcome Reception will include French sparkling and oysters from 7pm- 8pm, with the Main Gala Dinner from 8pm-12.30am. It’ll be a night filled with laughter, love and mouth-watering food including a luxury dinner buffet, with a foie gras and truffle station, selection of chilled seafood, caviar and ceviche bar and an array of grills and carvery.  With the ambience of a live big band, you can sip on free-flowing beverages at their open bar. As the clock strikes midnight, the party doesn’t end! Continue the celebrations at their after-party with a fantastic selection of à la carte beverages.

For AED 1,650 per person, adults can enjoy the dinner buffet and refreshing soft beverages. Upgrade your experience to AED 2,400 for the dinner buffet, soft and house beverages and French sparkling wine. Teenagers aged 12 – 20 can join the celebrations for AED 1,450, for the dinner buffet alongside soft drinks. For the little ones aged 6- 11, the ticket price is AED 500, while children under 5 years dine for FREE.

Book your spot now and welcome 2024 with a bang by calling 04 318 6150, emailing or visit their website.

Step into the New Year with “The Greatest Show” at JA The Resort 

Runaway with the Circus this New Year and celebrate seeing in 2024 in style at Palmito Garden, JA The Resort with celebrations inspired by “The Greatest Showman”. From 7pm-2am, it’ll be a night of show-stopping circus acts, captivating cabaret performances and a live band and DJ that even Hugh Jackman would give a standing ovation.

Adults are AED 1,950 per person, kids aged 6-12 enjoy a 50% discount, while 0-5 year-olds dine for FREE.

To book, please email or call 04 814 5604 or 04 814 5603.

Party the Night Away with JA The Resort this New Year’s Eve!

Soak up the party atmosphere with a live singer, good food and great company at The Bolt Hole on the 31st December from 8pm – 12:30am.

They’ll be serving up an international menu including festive food and drinks. For just AED 395, you can indulge in the New Year feast with soft beverages. Upgrade to AED 595 for house beverages, or go all out at AED 695 with the bubbles package.  Kids aged 4-11 years are AED 265. There’s also a reduced champagne menu available, priced individually.

To book or for more info, please call 04 585 2629 / 800 323 232 or email *Pre-payment required for groups of six or more.

Dive into the New Year: Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai Soiree!

As 2023 draws to a close and the countdown to a new beginning begins, what better way to see in 2024 than with a spectacular celebration? Join Centara Mirage Beach Resort from 8pm onwards on the hotel’s beach, for a night of glitter, sparkle and shine that promises to be nothing short of magical.

Celebrate with live entertainment including a DJ, saxophonist, belly dancers, live band and more, plus al-fresco dining overlooking the seashore of Bur Dubai.

For bookings and more information, please email or call 04 522 9999.

Family-Friendly Italian Feast by the Madinat Waterways at Trattoria

It’ll be a truly “Felice anno nuovo” at Trattoria this year, that’s perfectly placed on the waterfront at Souk Madinat Jumeirah. The Italian eatery is plating up a family-friendly feast from 8pm, paired with festive drinks and live music, promising an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages. 

Choosing from starters of cuttlefish string with green pea, avocado sauce and salmon roe or, a dark chocolate and Foie Gras terrine, with sour cherry and mesclun salad. For mains, there’s spinach and ricotta Caramelle, with wild mushroom and fresh truffle, oil poached cod with sweet & sour lentils or slow braised veal breast with parsnip puree and roasted Shallots. Finish the evening with a citrus and ricotta cake.

An indoor experience, priced at AED 950 with soft drinks, AED 1,150 with house drinks, and AED 1,350 with bubbly. Children aged 4 to 12 are AED 150. For those wanting an outdoor view, the veranda and deck package is available for AED 1,250, while the terrace option is priced at AED 1,350.

Want the best view in the casa? The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah view package is AED 1,950. Families are also welcome, with a special rate of AED 350 for children aged 4 to 12.

To book or for more info, please call 04 585 2629 / 800 323 232 or email

Swing into 2024: Topgolf’s New Year’s Eve Par-tee!

Last year’s New Year’s Eve party at TopGolf sold-out, so be quick if you fancy this one.  Dress to impress and soak in the breath-taking views of Dubai as you welcome in the new year with this iconic New Year’s Eve celebration.

They’ll be a DJ and delicious buffet, all while sipping on unlimited selected soft and house beverages — on Level 2 and 3 of the venue. The star of the show will be midnight fireworks that’ll light up the sky and set the stage for an unforgettable start to 2024! 

Make the most of TopGolf’s EARLY BIRD offer: buy your NYE packages by Friday 15th December and enjoy AED 100 off! 

To book, please visit their website.

Wave Goodbye to 2023 at Doubletree by Hilton on Jumeirah Beach

Welcome the New Year with a gala dinner beneath the starlit sky, set within the gorgeous gardens of Doubletree by Hilton, Dubai – Jumeirah Beach. Indulge in a sumptuous buffet with prime views of the fireworks across the Dubai coastline. As the evening unfolds, let the harmonious tunes of a live band and DJ set get you on your feet for a night of dancing. The stage is set for a perfect start to 2024.

Prices start from AED 1,350 for adults including soft drinks, whilst children aged 6-11 years are half price (AED 675). Enjoy the house beverage package for the evening at AED 1,750 per person and bottles of bubbly are available for AED 250 – it is the celebration that demands bubbly after all!

The evening starts at 8pm and to book, please call or WhatsApp 055 166 8092, email or click here.

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