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Things To Do For The Long Weekend
Updated on 30 December 2021

The New Year is almost here and with it comes many changes in the UAE. As the UAE moves from having Friday and Saturday as their weekends to a 4.5 working day with weekends on Saturday and Sunday, the not expected three-day long weekend is here. 

If you are looking to have some fun in Dubai, then here are some things to do over the long weekend.

NYE Drone Show

When 31 December 2021

Where The Beach JBR and Bluewaters Island

Delight in a special drone show at The Beach JBR and Bluewaters Island for New Year's Eve. Using high technology drones, watch as the sky lights up for two shows, at 8pm and at 10.30pm. 

www.thebeach.ae

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DJ Bambina at The View

When 31 December 2021

Where The View

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a fun celebration at The View. Jam along to the tunes of DJ Bambina as she plays on the high viewing deck on Palm Jumeirah. Also delight in fireworks as the New Year begins.

www.theviewpalm.ae

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Me, Myself and I Reloaded

When 30 December 2021

Where Coca Cola Arena

Watch the amazing Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan perform his super hit songs. Enjoy a four-hour performance brought by Dubai Shopping Festival and PME Entertainment with four amazing segments.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Eve of Wonders

When 31 December 2021

Where Downtown Dubai

Get ready for a unique celebration to ring in 2022 at Burj Khalifa. As the clock strikes 12, delight in a stunning firework show as well as a laser show, that will be in sync with the Dubai Fountain. The show will highlight UAE's 50 years and look forward to the next 50. 

www.mydubainewyear.emaar.com

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DJ Fabien Koufach

When 31 December 2021

Where February 30

February 30 is ready to celebrate the New Year with an amazing set from DJ Fabien Koufach. Also, enjoy a saxophonist, a percussionist and dancers performing. Delight in dishes like king crab, avocado tempura and more while also watching the sky light up with fireworks.

www.february30dubai.com

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The Story of Pinocchio

When Till 31 January 2022

Where Oblong Contemporary Gallery

Oblong Contemporary Gallery is hosting a great exhibition with the theme of the show as The Story of Pinocchio. The nostalgic exhibition which is on till 31 January 2022, will highlight the story of Pinocchio and the lessons taught through the story on the impact of lying.

www.oblongcontemporary.com

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Masquerade Ball

When 31 December 2021

Where Palmito Garden

Get ready for a fun take on new year's Eve at JA The Resorts with a Masquerade Ball. Enjoy a delicious al fresco buffet dinner along with fire shows, pyrotechnics and fireworks at 12am. A DJ, as well as a saxophonist, will also play at the event.

www.jaresortshotels.com

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