New Year's Eve in Dubai 2019: all the top acts to see

Ne-Yo, Nelly, Jonas Blue and more are coming to Dubai for New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve in Dubai 2019: all the top acts to see

Are you ready to party this New Year’s Eve in Dubai? You better be as there are some top names heading to Dubai to welcome in 2020. Here’s our pick of who to see this New Year’s Eve 2019 in Dubai – from US rappers to Grammy Award-winning hip-hop stars.

Jonas Blue at Zero Gravity
Zero Gravity will be hosting two of world’s biggest dance music artists for its popular New Year’s Eve Beach Festival – Jonas Blue and Jax Jones. The party begins with brunch from 1pm until 5pm with free-flowing drinks and unlimited nibbles. It’s Dhs350 for ladies and Dhs400 for gents and includes all-day pool and beach access from noon onwards – meaning you can chill out by the beach before the party picks up in the afternoon. The brunch also guarantees you access to the Beach Festival bash in the evening – which is a decent deal in our books. If you can’t make it to brunch and just want to head down to the party from 5pm onwards tickets start from Dhs300.
From Dhs300. Tue Dec 31, timings vary. Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina, www.0-gravity.ae (04 399 0009).

Nelly at Drai's Dubai
You won’t just be hearing fireworks go off when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, as the resounding beats from famed American rapper Nelly will be heard from Drai’s Dubai. Time Out Dubai’s Club of the Year will be hosting the hit rap and hip-hop star to ring in the New Year. Kicking off from 9pm all the way to 2020 at 4am, celebrators can expect to dance away to some of his top tracks, including Ride Wit Me, Dilemma and Hot in Herre.
From Dhs500 (ladies, five drinks), Dhs700 (gents, six drinks). Tue Dec 31, 9pm-4am. Drai’s Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, www.tickets.virginmegastore.me (052 388 8857).

Ne-Yo at WHITE Beach
Grammy-award winning R&B star Ne-Yo will be playing on New Year’s Eve in Dubai. The US megastar will be playing at the brand-new WHITE Beach at Atlantis The Palm on New Year’s Eve to see out 2019 in style in Dubai. The beachside location on Palm Jumeirah will open its doors at 9pm on December 31 and early bird tickets start at Dhs350 for ladies and Dhs450 for gents.Fancy dinner too? You can also book a table for New Year’s Eve at WHITE Beach’s restaurant, with dishes including scallop carpaccio with caviar, black winter truffle burrata, Atlantic lobster thermidor and wagyu tenderloin, as well as 18 karat profiteroles. Sounds fancy.
From Dhs350. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.platinumlist.net. For dinner reservations call (055 200 4321).

And one to make a trip to the capital for…

Bruno Mars at du Arena
World-famous musical megastar Bruno Mars is bringing some of his 24 karat magic to Abu Dhabi to celebrate the start of 2020. That’s right, the Hawaiian singer-songwriter, pop star polymath will be performing at Resolution by Night on Yas Island on New Year’s Eve. With more than 200 million singles sold and 26 million albums worldwide, he’s one of the biggest solo artists of all time and we can’t wait to ring in the New Year with him.
From Dhs350 (general admission). Tue Dec 31, 6pm. du Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae.

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