On Saturday, February 10, Dubai will welcome Chinese New Year with its signature flair, featuring captivating fireworks displays across the city. For those celebrating this occasion, also known as Lunar New Year, in Dubai, various firework showcases will illuminate the skyline as the weekend comes to a close.
Chinese New Year fireworks: Dubai Parks and Resorts
Initially, at RIVERLAND in Dubai Parks and Resorts, the sky will be illuminated with fireworks on Saturday, February 10, following the park's regular laser shows. Additionally, throughout February, visitors can enjoy dragon and lion dances at the park.
Firework displays are a regular occurrence at the park every Saturday throughout the year, but on this particular Saturday, coinciding with Chinese New Year, attendees can anticipate a dazzling show.
Entry to RIVERLAND is available for just AED 15, or free of charge with a valid ticket to MOTIONGATE Dubai, LEGOLAND Dubai Theme Park, LEGOLAND Water Park Neon Galaxy, or JUMPX.
Other parks within Dubai Parks and Resorts are also hosting special celebrations for Chinese New Year. At MOTIONGATE's Kung Fu Academy, a show starring Po from Kung Fu Panda awaits, along with an obstacle course designed for children.
Price: AED 15
Date: Saturday, February 10, at 9 pm.
Location: RIVERLAND, Sheikh Zayed Road.
Chinese New Year fireworks: Dubai Festival City Mall
At Dubai Festival City Mall, an extravagant fireworks display is scheduled for Sunday, February 11, at 9 pm, against the picturesque waterfront.
Those interested in viewing the show up close to the mall must download the Blue app, register, and present their account on the day. Alternatively, spectators can choose to admire it from a distance without hassle.
Shoppers also have the opportunity to win Dhs10,000 by purchasing a Dhs300 gift card (with 10 percent cashback) from Friday, February 2, until Sunday, February 11.
Price: Free (with Blue app)
Date: Sunday, February 11, at 9 pm
Location: Dubai Festival City Mall
Chinese New Year aerial display: Burj Al Arab
Uniquely celebrating Chinese New Year, Dubai presents an alternative to the traditional fireworks display at one of its iconic landmarks. On Saturday, February 10, between 1,600 and 1,800 drones will grace the sky surrounding the Burj Al Arab, crafting a spectacular 300-meter-long Chinese dragon.
Date: Saturday, February 10
Location: Burj Al Arab
Dubai promises an unforgettable Chinese New Year celebration with dazzling fireworks displays at Dubai Parks and Resorts, including special performances and activities at RIVERLAND. At Dubai Festival City Mall, an extravagant waterfront showcase awaits, while the iconic Burj Al Arab offers a unique aerial display with thousands of drones forming a majestic Chinese dragon. Don't miss out on the festivities marking the Year of the Dragon in Dubai.