10 Awesome Parties To Go To In Dubai This New Year’s Eve!

King of Clubs , 26 Dec 2015

Over the last decade, Dubai has taken its well deserved spot on the map for many reasons, the tallest building in the world (the Burj Khalifa), biggest mall in the world (the Dubai Mall), and activities like indoor skiing, year round sun and great shopping. Bringing in over 10 million tourists annually to this little city!

But now, there’s a new reason people from the region (and around the world) have been flocking to Dubai – its insanely vibrant nightlife! New Year’s Eve has in recent years, seen some of the biggest acts and DJ’s descending upon the city, to make both residents and tourists rock into the new year. And it seems to get better every time…

Below are my picks of the 10 biggest New Year’s Eve 2016 parties in Dubai (in no particular order).

1. Peppermint Experience starring David Guetta

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I mean let’s face it, if you’re an EDM fan, it doesn’t get bigger than David Guetta! The French DJ/Producer is bringing his Listen Tour to Dubai for one night of explosive music at the open air Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. The album Features some of his biggest hits, like Lovers on the Sun, Shot Me Down, Bad and the new single Dangerous.

Dubai Media City Amphitheater, AVMS
Dubai Media City Amphitheater, AVMS

Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City, 8pm to 3am, AED 350 early bird, AED 495. Tel: (050) 3571113.

2. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE – ‘Spirit Odyssey’ featuring Luciano & Davide Squillace

NYE 2016 – SPIRIT ODYSSEYIt’s going to be an amazing NYE 2016 celebration at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE with Luciano (Official Page) and Davide Squillace… Start counting down! UNLIMITED BEVERAGES all night long! Buy your tickets now:VIRGIN :http://tickets.virginmegastore.me/index.php?event_id=3457PLATINUM LIST: https://dubai.platinumlist.net/event-tickets/30601/nye-2016-at-blue-marlin-ibiza-uae?show=27879

Posted by Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE on Sunday, December 13, 2015

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The legendary Blue Marlin from the balaeric has become one of the hottest spots to party in Dubai, and with a beautiful beachside venue, this NYE promises to be a thumping experience with Chilean DJ Luciano from Space Ibiza and Davide Squillace from Circo Loco Ibiza taking the crowd on a journey through the party paradise of the world!

Blue Marlin Ibiza U.A.E.
Blue Marlin Ibiza U.A.E.

Venue: Ghantoot Al Jazira Island Hotel, Dubai, 7pm to 4am, Dhs650 (ladies), Dhs850 (gents). Tel: (056) 1133400.

3. Zero Gravity featuring Pete Tong & Duke Dumont

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When you take a club like Zero Gravity, which has some of the most enviable views in the city, a private beach, restaurants, lounges and even a garden bar, (not to mention that it’s the base of Skydive Dubai), and bring legendary British DJ Pete Tong, instrumental in developing Dance music in the UK, and chart topping DJ Duke Dumont (of Need you 100% fame) what you’re gonna have is a BIG night!

Venue – Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai, 5pm to 3am, Dhs250 early bird, Dhs390. Tel: (04) 3990009.

4. Meydan – featuring Martin Garrix

Martin Garrix – NY DubaiDUBAI!! Can’t wait to play a 3 hour set on NYE with Jay Hardway, Julian Jordan and Justin Mylo!!Tickets:www.martingarrixdubai.com

Posted by Martin Garrix on Sunday, December 13, 2015

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Martin Garrix, the 19 year old DJ of I Can’t Feel My Face fame returns to Dubai for a night of absolute mayhem. His recent collaborations with with Avicii, Tiesto, Usher and Ed Sheeran have catapulted him to the next level, since his first single Animals became a runaway hit. Held at the beautiful Meydan racecourse, the home of the richest horse race in the world, the venue boasts of fireworks that will leave you looking up for more!

Martin Garrix
Martin Garrix

Venue: Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, 6pm to 3am, Dhs299 early bird. Taxi: Meydan Racecourse. Tel: (055) 8759254.

5. White Dubai Masquerade party

White Dubai, the offspring of the infamous club in Beirut with the same name, in my opinion, is one of the best clubs in Dubai. This huge outdoor rooftop club has a capacity of 1500 people, which it estimates will fill up by 10:00 pm on New years eve. Party goers can expect amazing performers and an incredible light show, with music by DJ’s Anthony Bassoulou and Devon Kosoko. As a bonus, for those who haven’t been there, its outdoor rooftop location has a staggering view of the Dubai skyline – perfect for those midnight fireworks that bring in the New Year!

White Dubai
White Dubai

Venue – Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, 9pm to 4am, from Dhs1,000. Tel: (050) 4430933

6. Groove on the Grass featuring Richie Hawtin

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Posted by Groove On The Grass on Monday, December 21, 2015

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A new entrant in the Dubai nightlife scene, Groove on the Grass at the Emirates Golf course has seen some good DJ’s earlier this year, and with Richie Hawtin, they’ve scored big for NYE! English-born Canadian Hawtin, who found his groove in Detroit, is a techno visionary, and his first visit to the region is massive news for techno fans and a positive step for Dubai’s club scene. This gig follows the surprise release of his new album on Plus 8 to mark the label’s 25th anniversary. This is going to be a BIG one for Techno fans in the region.

Groove on the Grass
Groove on the Grass
Groove on the Grass
Groove on the Grass

Venue – Emirates Golf Club, Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai, 7pm to 3am, Dhs375 to Dhs450.Tel: (056) 7709898.

7. Puro Beach Oasis del Mar

Puro Beach Oasis del Mar
Puro Beach Oasis del Mar

Yup, the same Puro Beach club from Mallorca which has become one of Europe’s best-known summer beach club destinations, with locations in Marbella, Vilamoura and Toscana, as well as the Black Sea resort of Mamaia in Romania. Puro Beach opens its second installment in Dubai on New Year’s Eve, which will be a glittering affair with fireworks and flamenco dancers, and music from DJs Nina Kay, Chris Roberts and Baldovi. For those who love new places, this will not disappoint.

JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, 10pm to 4am, from Dhs300. Tel: (050) 7013303.

8. Eden Beach Club starring Nervo

Eden Beach Club starring Nervo
Eden Beach Club starring Nervo

Australian twins Mim and Liv Nervo, the queens of House, have had a monstrous year, and they’re at Eden on NYE! The girls recently reached No.1 in the Billboard Dance Chart with The Other Boys – a collaboration with Kylie Minogue, Jake Shears and Nile Rodgers. You want a pumping energetic night, this is the place to be! And of course, it doesn’t hurt that you’re at Eden! The light and sound systems would make a DJ drool. Big names like Above And Beyond, Steve Aoki and Sasha have performed at the venue!

Eden Beach Club starring Nervo
Eden Beach Club starring Nervo

Rixos The Palm, Eastern Crescent, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 10pm to 4am, Dhs150 (ladies early bird), Dhs250 (gents early bird). Tel: (055) 2771477.

9. People by Crystal starring Shef Codes and DJ Bliss

People by Crystal
People by Crystal

This one’s for the Hip Hop and RnB lovers! Consisting of the top two floors of the Pyramid shaped Raffles Dubai, People boasts 360-degree panoramic views and has a dance floor that rocks all night! NYE promises to be off the charts at People.

Puro Beach Oasis del Mar
Puro Beach Oasis del Mar

Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai, 10pm to 4am, Dhs400 (ladies), Dhs700 (gents). Tel: (050) 2972097.

10. Cavalli Club Big Bang New Year’s Eve

 Cavalli Club Big Bang New Year’s Eve
Cavalli Club Big Bang New Year’s Eve

The almost legendary club by Roberto Cavalli at the Fairmont Hotel, will have an Earth Wind, Fire and Water theme for NYE, with synchronized swimmers and shows to blow the mind! Be prepared for an overdose of extravagance and decadence this New Year’s Eve.

The Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, 9.30pm to 4am, Dhs950 (ladies), Dhs1,150 (gents), dinner reservations from Dhs1,650. Tel: (04) 3325555.

P.S. I like checking out new places, and I like beach clubs, so I’m going to the brand new Puro Beach this New Year’s Eve. Hopefully, I’ll live to tell the tale. Hit me up @Rijster on Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat if that’s where you’re headed too!

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