Dubai is lighting up for Diwali 2019. Quite literally in fact, as iconic spots around the city will be lighting up the night sky with huge fireworks displays, and then some.
For more celebrations for the Festival of Lights in Dubai, we’ve rounded them up right here for you to check out.
As for those colourful displays in the sky and plenty more, take your pick from the Diwali 2019 shows below.
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall is set to celebrate its biggest Diwali celebration yet, as it’s launching its fourth record-breaking IMAGINE show, ‘Hathi’s Garden’ on Thursday October 24.
The special Diwali performance tells the story of a baby elephant's adventures across India, through the Guinness World Record breaking show’s signature laser projections and fireworks.
Along with a huge fireworks display and Bollywood dance shows from 8pm, the first 5,000 visitors will get an exclusive LED wristband free.
It doesn’t stop there. For the first time in the UAE, customers can experience the world famous Elephant Parade exhibition with 50 life-size baby elephant sculptures created to raise awareness for elephant conversation globally.
“We are thrilled to be he first major event for Diwali in Dubai and the celebrations on the Thursday October 24 will be the biggest Diwali celebrations in the history of the mall,” said director of shopping centres Dubai at Al Futtaim Malls Steven Cleaver.
“We will be launching our newest IMAGINE show “Hathi’s Garden”, which has been specially created to get customers into the festive spirit with its vibrant Bollywood themed show, huge scale projections, lasers and fireworks.”
From Thu Oct 24, 8pm onwards. Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall, www.dubaifestivalcitymall.com.
With events taking place from Friday October 18 until Sunday October 27, celebrators can also expect an array of Indian-inspired dishes across restaurants and 25 percent off at select stores.
Those who book a ride with Careem to The Pointe will get 20 percent off their ride, while a selection of stores around with be also be offering a special 25 percent discount.
Fri Oct 18-Sun Oct 27, Sat Oct 26 (fireworks). The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah.
Set to be a one-of-a-kind Diwali 2019 fair, Al Seef will be hosting ‘Diwali Mela’ on from Thursday October 24 until Monday October 28.
The Diwali 2019 fair will include a festive market, stage performances and kids’ workshops, as well as a spectacular fireworks display on Sunday October 27. Get down early to reserve yourself a spot.
Thu Oct 24-Mon Oct 28, Sun Oct 27 (fireworks). Al Seef, Dubai Creek.