The end of 2022 is in sight, and if you’re excited about the new year – you’re not alone! Dubai is always coming up with the very best and creative ways to celebrate NYE, so if you haven’t made plans yet, don’t despair, we have put together a list of all the best places to go if you want festivities, feasting and fireworks!

New York’ New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Create unforgettable memories in a truly magical setting with New Year celebrations that will see 2022 go out with a bang. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is bringing the glamour of New York’s beloved disco nightclub Studio 54 to Dubai; it’s time to get ready to party in style! Ringing the heritage and glamour of the most iconic party, from Manhattan to Dubai. Guests will be transported to the golden age of disco, to dance the year away like it is 1970.

You can upgrade to the VIP Cabana package, with premium drinks, a magnum of Laurent Perrier, sevruga caviar and chilled vodka and amuse bouche served upon arrival. Be dazzled with live entertainment acts such as horse entrance show, fake paparazzi, dance shows, 5-piece band, and DJ. As every year, when the clock strikes midnight, anyone at this amazing Gala Dinner will have free access to Peacock Alley terrace at midnight to watch the awe-inspiring fireworks display over the iconic Palm Jumeirah!

The evening runs from 7.30pm – 2am. It’s AED 1,900 for soft beverages and AED 2,900 for house beverages, sparkling grape and a glass of champagne during the countdown. AED 1,300 per child from age six until eleven and AED 20,000 for a VIP cabana (maximum of five guests).

To book, please email or call 04 818 2222.

New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Observatory Bar & Grill

If you have a head for heights you will LOVE this exceptional New Year’s Eve location on the 52nd floor of Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites. Welcome in 2023 as you indulge in a delicious evening brunch from 8pm until late with free flowing spirits and bubbles. There are panoramic views across Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah so you’ll also be in eyeshot of the marvellous NYE fireworks show. 

It’s AED 1,299 per person to overlook Dubai Marina or AED 1,499 per person, to have a view of Palm Jumeirah.

To book, please call 04 319 4000 or email

Have a jolly new year at Jumeirah Beach Hotel 

Enjoy a lavish gala dinner and ring in the new year with front-row seats to the magnificent fireworks display at Jumeriah Beach’s Janat Al Bahar Gala. Tuck into an indulgent buffet with a selection of mouth-watering dishes paired with drinks and signature cocktails. Guests will be treated to a night of live entertainers and ambient sounds from the live band, DJ and saxophonist from 7pm–3pm.

It’s AED 5,500 per adult, AED 1,500 for kids between 6–12 years old and kids 5 and below are free!

To book, please call 04 432 3232 or email

Get your jingle on at JA The Resort

Show off your glitz and your glam for a New Year’s Eve party you haven’t experienced before at JA The Resort’s Palmito Garden. Expect a special Saturday Night Fever and tuck into an alfresco buffet gala dinner, live music and entertainment as fireworks light up the sky. 

It’s from 7pm-2am, and costs AED 1,895 per person for house drinks and AED 995 for children six to 12 years with under-sixes free.

To book, please call 04 814 5604 or email or head to their website.

Stay close to home but celebrate your New Year’s Eve in style at The Green Room

Celebrate 2023 in your local neighbourhood hangout The Green Room at Els Club in Sports City. They’re throwing a family friendly fun party between 8:30pm – 12:30am with live entertainment and delicious dishes, like Lobster Cocktail, Roasted Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad to start, or Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle, Lobster Risotto or Wagyu Tenderloin for main. And to finish off the evening before midnight, a festive Baileys Creme Brulée, Sticky Toffee Coffee Pudding or Double Chocolate Parfait. You can wash it all down with wine, beers, house spirits and cocktails. Oh and to top it all off there is entertainment for the little ones! And at AED 400 per adult with ages 7-21 half price and under 7’s free, it’s affordable for everyone.

To book, please call 04 423 8310 or email

Get your sparkle on at Centara Mirage Beach Resort

Ring in the New Year in style at Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai with an amazing staycation that’s only 30 minutes out of the city. A themed destination resort on a prime stretch of the Deira Islands waterfront, inspired by mythical Thai and Arabian adventures. Spend your trip exploring the lush property’s water attractions, including a kids’ fun water play area and cliff jumping points, then wine and dine at seven different enticing dining venues catering to every palate from Lebanese, Thai and International cuisines. Designed with family fun in mind, the resort offers stunning city or sea views and an option for bunk beds, there’s even a sweetie-themed kids’ Candy Spa for the little ones to enjoy – if you can tear them away from the lazy river and waterslides, that is. And for all that entertainment,prices start from AED 1265 per night, for a family room (with bunk beds!).

Centara Mirage will be going all out on the 31s December for guests staying at the hotel. With live entertainment and al-fresco dining overlooking the ocean you’ll be treated to a range of live entertainment including a DJ, saxophonist, belly dancers, live band, and more!

The NYE event starts at 7pm and is AED 1,280 per person for guests staying at the hotel.

To book, please email or call 04 522 9999.

Celebrate Buon Anno with an authentic Italian New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner with Trattoria at Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Located at one of the most beautiful settings in Dubai, by the waterways of Souk Madinat Jumeirah, cosy up indoors or sit under the stars at Trattoria, as you listen to live music and feast on their delicious menu. Choose from a selection of dishes including Ricotta Caramelle with Wild Mushroom and Fresh Truffle, or Slow Braised Veal Breast, Parsnips Puree, Roasted Shallots. To finish 2022 on a sweet note, the dessert is Citrus And Ricotta Cake with Bergamot Sorbet and Dark Chocolate Drops. They are also serving a vast selection of soft and alcoholic drinks like Apple Cranberry Spritz, Non Alcoholic Amaretto Sour and Non Alcoholic Aperol Spritz. Or a stronger choice of Heineken, Corona, Malbec, Sangiovese, Pinot Grigio, as well as a vast selection of cocktails.

The evening runs from 8pm-1am and prices for indoor dining start from AED 950 for soft drinks, AED 1150 for house, AED 1350 for champagne and AED 150 for kids ages 4-12 years. Prices are slightly higher for a table outside (with beautiful views) and start from AED 1450 for a veranda and deck view, AED 1750 for a terrace view, AED 1950 for a Burj view (it’s best for the fireworks), AED 350 for kids ages 4-12 years.

To book, please call 04 432 3232 or email

Ring in the new year at The Croft

Welcome the New Year with a delicious evening brunch at The Croft at Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites. Enjoy a night packed with live entertainment, good food and great company as we bid farewell to 2022 from 8pm until late.

It’s AED 499 per person, including house beverages for an indoor seat and AED 599 per person including house beverages to sit outdoors.

To book, please call 04 319 4000 or email


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