New Year is celebrated across the world with great zeal and enthusiasm. With the beginning of the new calendar, people usually take a resolution in different aspects of their life and try to stick to it. As it is a special day for all people, each of them welcome the New Year 2021 in their own way.
Some attend parties at their friend’s house, clubs or cafes while some prefer to chill at home. People love to shop at the year end clearance sales by buying gifts, clothes, accessories and lot more things at budget-friendly prices. Here is a guide to New Year celebrations, events, sales & more.
Malls To Visit During New Year’s Eve
People just can’t enough of shopping. There are lot of malls that give you world class experience and also come with exciting offers to delight you on this New Year’s Eve.
The Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall also commonly known as the home of the Dubai Shopping Festival, is one of the largest shopping malls in the world. From shopping to dining you can find everything under one roof. You can buy products from luxury brands at best discounts on this New Year’s Eve.
For a unique shopping and dining experience, visit Mercato Shopping Mall located in the Jumeirah area of Dubai. The Mall is designed with Italian Renaissance architecture to give a relaxed ambience to the visitors. You can find collections from international retailers like Mango, Gap, Jack Wills, etc.
Ibn Battuta Mall
As the name suggests, it reflects the passion to explore. There are six courts in the mall that are inspired from the Arab explorer Ibn Battuta’s travel to Tunisia, Egypt, India, Andalusia, China and Persia. The Mall is home to lifestyle goals and fashion with frequent in-store promotions.
Dubai Marina Mall
Along the Marina, Dubai Marina Mall is situated and it offers a casual family shopping experience. It is home to different global retailers with an aim to offer beauty and fashion in relaxed atmosphere. If you want to refuel yourself there are ample dining options too.
Dubai Outlet Mall
Dubai Outlet Mall is just 40-minute drive from Downtown Dubai. It is definitely worth the visit for any bargain hunter. Shopping lovers can enjoy year-round sales at the retail outlets that offer trendy collections.
Dine at World Class Restaurants
You wouldn’t want to miss enjoying that tasty continental food & authentic Arab food. Serving wide range of delicacies, here are a few restaurants that you need to visit during New Year’s Eve.
Sikka Café is a homegrown Emirati, Persian and Indian fusion restaurant that offers a four-course sharing menu per table. The meal serves unlimited suleimani, karak chai, soft drinks and a bottle of non-alcoholic bubbly. Shisha is also available at its City Walk and La Mer branches for only Dh85.
Price: Dh195 per person (indoor) and Dh245 per person (outdoor)
You can get to enjoy unlimited four-course meal at Al Mashowa. The meal includes Arabic tea, soft drinks and non-alcoholic bubbly.
Price: Prices range from Dh195 to Dh295 per person
If you are up for some international cuisine, then you can pay a visit to Retro Feasts. Foodies can indulge in the New Year’s Eve platter that also comprises of mocktails, soft drinks and live entertainment.
Price: Dh210 per person
Hutong is hosting a ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ New Year celebrations. Welcome the New Year with Hutong as it hosts an iconic movie, live acrobatics, Asian drummer performances and a fiery dining experience.
Price: Dh650 per person
Bring in the New Year’s Eve with ‘Kick Up Rumpus NYE’ at Miss Lily’s. The celebration begins with open-bar packages available from 9pm to 12.30am. The ala carte menu features fried chicken coco buns, cod fritters, peppery curry goat and many more dishes.
Price: Dh250 to Dh600 per person
New Year 2021 Online Sales & Discounts
With the last of the year just around the corner, you might want to shop as much as you can within the limited duration. In the eleventh hour, you might be wondering where to look for amazing 2021 offers & discounts. Here is a list of offers curated especially for you on this New Year’s shopping.
For your last-minute purchases, LightInTheBox is here at your service to fulfil all your New Year wishes.
Offer: Get upto 80% off & extra 12% discount on everything
Your favourite fashion destination for your entire family is here with mind-boggling new year offer.
Offer: Flat 40% + extra 10% off on everything
Buy all your essentials from A to Z at Amazon UAE. Shop for this end of the year season and grab fabulous discounts.
Offer: 15% off on all app purchases
KUL is prominently for offering wide variety of electronics & gadgets. Besides this, you can choose items from fashion, beauty and other categories.
Offer: Get 80% off & extra 10% off on all orders
H&M has brand new collection of clothing & accessories for the New Year.
Offer: Upto 70% off & extra 10% discount on everything
Sephore UAE serves all your beauty needs with branded makeup kits, skincare, fragrances & more.
Offer: Get 70% off + extra 7% off on beauty must haves
Shop classy trends for the winter season from a extensive range of collection for men & women.
Offer: 25% to 50% off & extra 15% off on every purchase
For all fashionistas, Sivvi is offering price reductions on your favourite categories.
Offer: Get 70% + extra 20% off on everything
Prepare your New Year wish list to shop at VogaCloset & buy drool worthy collections at discounted prices.
Offer: Get 70% off + extra 22% off on festive collection
Another trendy option to explore and revamp your wardrobe is Namshi.
Offer: Get 30%-70% off + extra 5% off on sale items
Witness The Historic Events
What’s a New Year celebration without some live and groovy entertainment? Kickstart your New Year with marvellous shows, performances and live events. Dive in to the party mood and enjoy with your family & friends.
KISS 2020 Goodbye at Atlantis, The Palm
Atlantis The Palm will host a live performance by the legendary rock band KISS. This one of the city’s most anticipated events and is also eyeing for the world record of the largest pyrotechnics show.
Price: Tickets from AED 146
Beau Rivage Bistro New Year’s Eve
Welcome the New Year in a special night tightly packed with full on entertainment at Grand Millennium Hotel. You can dig into the food and drinks loaded with live cooking stations and international buffet. You can watch the views of Burj Khalifa, Canal and also enjoy the live entertainment.
Price: Package starts from AED 495
New Year’s Eve at Vida Emirates Hills
Spend the last night of 2020 with an amazing and thrilling party experience at Origins, Vida Emirates Hills. The night will be lit up with DJ LIL’M and Metro Live Band. Furthermore, the TWINZZ duo will add extra touch of entertainment on the beautiful night.
Price: Tickets from AED 900
1001 Arabian Nights
This New Year’s Eve begin your New Year by partying at 1001 Arabian Nights at Palazzo Versace. The celebration will host performances, live band, live entertainment and so much more. The show goes all night long and also features the talented Aimee Sophia in the live band.
Price: Tickets from AED 699
The Lotus Mega Yacht New Year’s Eve 2021 NYE
The most luxurious way to celebrate your New Year is at The Lotus Mega Yacht New Year’s Eve 2021. Being one of the commercial mega-yachts in the world, you can get a view of the Burj Al Arab, Burj khalifa, JBR & Atlantis fireworks shows.
Price: Adult Package – AED 2560
VIP Package – AED 3,990
Fireworks Display at Iconic Locations
Fireworks display is the main attraction in New Year celebrations. Especially, New Year’s Eve in Dubai is spectacularly massive. Whether you are looking to chill at a restaurant or shop at the mall, here are a few places to watch fireworks.
Downtown Dubai is all set for massive fireworks and a laser show. This year Burj Khalifa will host a water-music dance at The Dubai Fountain, pyrotechnic shows and fireworks. This is going to be one of the jaw dropping fireworks as the world’s tallest building will host the display.
Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City Mall will offer an opportunity to the visitors to celebrate New Year at the Creekside location. You can reserve your table at selected restaurants to secure your seats for viewing the fireworks.
Burj Al Arab
Another iconic New Year spot is the Burj Al Arab. You can watch fabulous fireworks display from Madinat Jumeirah, which is a great vantage point. If you want to enjoy it with cool breeze you can find your spot at the beach.
Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk
If your budget doesn’t allow you to dine at a fancy restaurant, you can prefer to take a long walk along the crescent of the Palm while the fireworks hit the sky.
This New Year’s Eve in Abu Dhabi to host record breaking fireworks display at Al Wathba. Visitors can watch the incredible fireworks show for 35 minutes long at the Sheikh Zayed Festival and is all set to break two Guinness World Records.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve along with your dear ones and party hard on the last day of the year. Dine at your favourite food joints, indulge in live events, performances & fireworks shows and welcome the New Year 2021. Begin the New Year with positive hope and we wish you a very cheerful & joyful New Year ahead.
Happy New Year from Rezeem!