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30 FREE things to do in Dubai

From fitness trends to arty movie screenings, how to have free fun

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Ten free alternative nights out in Dubai

From camel racing to indie movie screenings, do something new (and free)

Dubai NYE firework 2014 photos

New Year's Eve firework photos from Downtown, Palm and more

Dubai Palm Jumeirah New Year's Eve world record fireworks 2014 pictures

Stunning world record-breaking firework attempt in Dubai on New Year's Eve

Downtown Dubai New Year's Eve fireworks 2014 pictures

On the stroke of midnight the Burj Khalifa lit up the night sky

Must-do Dubai days out in 2014

Events for the diary and new activities to try

Iconic Dubai buildings explained

We celebrate some of the city's less well-known architectural triumphs

Pictures: Dubai from the sky

We hopped aboard a Seawings flight to capture some amazing views of the city as you’ve never see it before

Where to watch the NYE fireworks

Don't miss the most spectacular lightshow of the year

Winter boots in Dubai

Embrace the colder months and take advantage of the one time of year you can wear big footwear in Dubai

11 unforgettable gifts in Dubai

From skydiving to swimming with sharks, experiences money can buy

Best games arcades in Dubai

We rate the emirate's gaming hotspots and report back

Where to buy an arcade game in Dubai

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Festive events in Dubai

Christmas markets, tree lightings, carol singing and more

Graffiti art in Dubai

Live art event with Ruben Sanchez and El Seed at Safa Park

Turtle release in Dubai pictures

We watched on as rescued turtles checked out of the Mina A' Salam

Giant Rubber Duck in Dubai - pictures

18 metre tall bath toy spotted in the Creek on the eve of National Day

Pictures: Dubai celebrates Expo 2020 win

Residents rejoice and fireworks explode as emirate wins global showcase

Pictures: Giant Rubber Duck coming to Dubai!

18 metre tall bath toy visiting Dubai Creek for UAE National Day

13 ways to celebrate National Day

Celebrate 42 years of the UAE with our pick of the long weekend's best events



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