8 massive New Year's Eve parties in Dubai to book now
From international DJs to our favourite party brunches, we’ve got the best places for you to party hard for the last time in 2017…
As the year draws to a close, the countdown is on to fit one final fiesta in before Dubai kicks off 2018.
And the city has some pretty epic parties to get booking if you’re planning on having a big one this New Year’s Eve
Here’s our pick of 8 of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Dubai.
Ring in the New Year at karaoke hotspot Lucky Voice, which will be putting on a New Year’s edition of their award-winning brunch. From 8pm to midnight, enjoy unlimited food and drinks, a sharing menu of Lucky Voice signatures and festive favourites served alongside Alan J Amazing’s famous Lip Sync Battle and crowd karaoke sessions. DJ Scott Forshaw will keep the party going until 4am, and glam bar will be on hand to add a little extra sparkle.
Lucky Voice, Grand Millenium Barsha Heights, 8pm to 12am, Dhs450. Tel: (800) 58259 . More info on Facebook
With their three-time weekly changing production, we’re expecting big things from White’s ‘A Bizaar NYE Journey’. With some ‘Bizaar adventures’ expected, the superclub is offering a sushi and standard open bar package for Dhs800 per person. Table prices start from Dhs1,500 per person, with up to a Dhs100,000 minimum spend for the best tables in the house.
White Dubai, Meydan, 11pm to 3am, from Dhs800 to Dhs100,000. Tel: (050) 443 0933. More info on Facebook
It’s not even open yet but Soho Garden are already vying for the top spot when it comes to going all out in Dubai for New Year’s Eve. The new nightlife concept will be ringing in 2018 with French DJ and melodic house producer Klingande.
Soho Garden, Meydan, 7pm to 3am, Dhs400 ladies open bar from 7pm to 12am, Dhs500 guys open bar from 7pm to 12am. Tel: (056) 82 22 559. More info on Facebook
One of its biggest New Year’s celebrations to date, Zero Gravity will welcome back DJs Jax Jones and Sigma to celebrate New Year’s Eve at the beach club. Jones is best known for featuring on Duke Dumont’s number one hit I Got U and his 2016 top ten single You Don’t Know Me. Also, flying the flag for British music is Sigma, famed for their UK number 1 single Nobody to Love.
Zero Gravity, Sky Dive Dubai, Dubai Marina, 8pm to 3am, tickets from Dhs199 on platinumlist.net. Tel: (04) 399 0009. More info on website
Inner City Zoo
See in the New Year at JBR’s latest nightclub Inner City Zoo, and you’ll be able to catch a DJ set by EDM duo Basement Jaxx. The duo made it big in the late ’90s with party tune Red Alert and massive club and chart hits including Where’s Your Head At, Romeo, and Rendezvous. Early bird packages start from Dhs599 per person, or are Dhs699 on the day for an open bar from 11pm to 3am. VIP packages from Dhs1000 per person.
Inner City Zoo, Rixos Premium JBR, 11pm to 3am, Dhs599 early bird, Dhs699 on the day. Tel: (058) 867 5357. More info on website
For the first time ever, Burning Man’s Mayan Warrior is leaving California for the Arabian sands to bring one final fiesta to the shores of El Chiringuito. There’s an open bar from Dhs1,200, or you can upgrade to premium beverages for Dhs1,500. Alternatively, entry and three drinks is Dhs250 after 9pm (entry is free until then). Table packages start at Dhs3,500.
El Chiringuito, East Crescent, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 6pm to 4am, Dhs250 to Dhs1,500. Tel: (054) 4496464. More info on Facebook
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
To keep out of New Year’s Eve Downtown traffic, head in the opposite direction to Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE. The popular party spot on the edge of town is bringing legendary German DJ Solomun to its shores for the final celebration of the year, with open bar drinks packages starting from Dhs500 for girls and Dhs700 for guys.
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Al Jazira Hotels and Resort, Ghantoot, Abu Dhabi, 7pm to 3am, drinks packages from Dhs500 girls, Dhs700 guys. Tel: (056) 113 3400. More info on website
The ever-popular Candypants party brunch is offering up all its usual high energy, table dancing, bottomless party fun with a NYE twist this year. The mega brunch will run from 8.30pm to 12.30am with spectacular views of the midnight fireworks. Then, the afterparty remains on the outdoor terrace until 3am. It’s Dhs549 for the brunch package which comes with a selection of house and sparkling drinks.
Candypants, Andreea’s Terrace, Habtoor Grand, Dubai Marina, 8.30pm to 12.30am, Dhs549, afterparty until 3am. Tel:(050) 220 4638. More info on website