Dubai: Dubai is ready to welcome the New Year with eye-catching fireworks displays at 30 different places across the city, headline performances by superstars, an incredible lineup of entertainment, family-friendly activities, and breathtaking drone shows.
The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and Dubai Calendar, the city’s official events calendar, have compiled a list of the top celebrations that will make Dubai one of the top cities in the world to ring in 2023.
Epic fireworks shows will take place throughout the city at a number of popular hotels, tourist destinations and public spaces. As the clock strikes midnight, the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, will present an awe-inspiring spectacle. In addition to this, an array of other well-known Dubai landmarks will be exhibiting their own displays to mark the occasion, including The Dubai Frame, Bluewaters, The Beach, JBR and Burj Al Arab.
Visitors and residents can also look forward to the DSF Drones Light Show at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR, with shows at 20:00 and 23:00. The free-to-watch performances, involve hundreds of drones entertaining crowds with spectacular lights and displaying patterns and messages in the night sky. Diners can pitch up for a front-row seat at the multitude of restaurants in the area.
One of Australia’s most famous singers of all time, Ms. Kylie Minogue, is set to headline a concert at Atlantis, The Palm during the final hours of 2022. The theme for this year’s gala is A Night with the Stars and, apart from Minogue’s performance, the resort will provide a front-row seat to watch one of Dubai’s biggest fireworks displays as the clock strikes midnight. Multi-award-winning artist, Mr. Enrique Iglesias, will perform live at the trendy beach-side spot, Naamos on 31st December. The celebrated singer will be joined by the well-known Cuban reggaeton duo Gente De Zona.
At Dubai Opera, one of the city’s most iconic entertainment venues, a Disco till Dawn-themed celebration will unfold with performances from internationally-acclaimed dancing duo Jasmine & Aaron of Britain’s Got Talent. At the stroke of midnight, guests will be ushered outside to the promenade to witness the legendary Burj Khalifa fireworks.