Dubai set to celebrate Chinese New Year in style

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Dubai is set to embrace the magic of Chinese New Year with opulent celebrations

As the Year of the Dragon unfolds on Saturday, 10 February Dubai is set to embrace the magic of Chinese New Year with opulent celebrations that promise to illuminate the city skyline.

A symphony of colours, from vibrant fireworks to mesmerizing drone shows, will grace the weekend, ushering in good fortune and joy.

Here we take a look at four places you can ring in the Chinese new year in the ultimate style.


Global Village: A Tapestry of Cultures and Lights


Immerse yourself in the kaleidoscope of festivities at Global Village, where a spectacular fireworks display is set to captivate on Friday and Saturday at 9pm. After indulging in the world’s finest attractions, cuisine, and entertainment, let the night culminate in the brilliance of Global Village’s signature fireworks.


Dubai Parks and Resorts: Family Fun Under the Stars


Gather your loved ones at Riverland Dubai on Saturday for an enchanting fireworks spectacle starting at 9pm. For a nominal Dhs15 per person during weekends, witness the night sky come alive with bursts of color. Delight in daily laser shows at 7.30pm, 8.30pm, and 9.30pm, and don’t miss the whimsical Dino Mania interactive show, entertaining the little ones at 8pm from Wednesday to Sunday.

Chinese New Year In Dubai


Burj Al Arab: A Drone Dance in the Skies


On Saturday, the iconic Burj Al Arab transforms into a canvas for a breathtaking drone show celebrating Chinese New Year. Marvel at 1,800 drones creating a 300-meter-long Chinese dragon, illuminating the night sky. Whether from Jumeirah Beach or a beachfront restaurant, relish the free show starting at 7.30pm.


Dubai Festival City Mall: Retail Therapy Amidst Fireworks


On Sunday, Dubai Festival City Mall invites visitors to a grand fireworks display at 9pm, commemorating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon. Indulge in retail therapy with exclusive promotions, offering 10 per cent cashback on purchases over Dhs300, and seize the chance to win a lavish Dhs10,000 gift card.

As Dubai becomes a canvas for celestial celebrations, let this luxurious Chinese New Year experience envelop you in a tapestry of culture, light, and prosperity. Remember, for the latest updates, check social media or contact the venues directly to ensure an unforgettable evening under the glittering Dubai skies.


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Shane Reynolds