Mark the NYE with exciting musical events and festivities

By bbaeuser | December 30, 2016

Happy New Year 2017

This NYE isn’t just going to be yet another NYE that was starved for fun filled activities. With several places ringing in the New Year with their own style of festivities and events, UAE has a lot to offer you and your family. From musical events to fireworks and delectable cuisine from around the globe, make sure you welcome the New Year with pomp and style. Let us look at the various excitement-imbued ways to usher in the New Year with friends and family.

Marking the dawn of the New Year with some crackling display of fireworks is certain to be an exciting family activity. The display of fireworks usually begins at midnight and goes on for about an hour. You can enjoy the display to a greater degree if you watch from the terrace of your home or apartment building. If you don’t have the provision of getting to a terrace, you can watch the visual spectacle from any of the community gathering spots.

A lot of popular places will have their own display of fireworks. For instance, the Emirates Palace is preparing to have a spectacular display of fireworks coupled with lit up air at Khor Al Maqta. Other notable places that are preparing to have their own fireworks display are – The Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, The Palm, and the Burj Al Arab. The most anticipated display, perhaps touted to be the best display of fireworks to ring in the dawn of the New Year is at the Burj Khalifa. The fireworks from Burj Khalifa can be best viewed from Business Bay and Downtown Dubai.

Musical events this NYE

There are a host of other activities that you can enjoy with friends and family. As a matter of fact, there will be several musical events with some top names arriving in Abu Dhabi to welcome the New Year. One such event that is going to take Abu Dhabi by storm is the Coldplay’s concert. While Coldplay is all set to set take the excitement to a whole new level, you are sure to have the time of your life watching your favorite band enthrall you.

Known to be one of the World’s largest stadium band, Coldplay’s recently concluded concert saw fans dazzled and awestruck. Coldplay is certain to play their most recent hits, almost all of which have garnered heightened praise from fans the world over. Abu Dhabi is going to be an enamoring platform for Coldplay to bring their sizzling world tour to a fascinating end.

Some festivals you can visit

Besides musical events that are going to dazzle Abu Dhabi in NYE, there are going to be a host of and that you can enjoy with friends and family. Worthy examples are the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and the Yas Winterland Festival – this particular festival has games that go on till January 7, 2017 and comes packed with exciting shows and snow performances.

An enchanting family destination to celebrate the New Year is the Al Maryah Island. There will be a spate of musical performances by well-known artists and some splendid cuisine from all over the globe.

Several other places are organising their own New Year Parties for families with activities ranging from fun filled games for kids to fireworks, music and dance. The Wild Wadi Waterpark is also a popular place worth mentioning.

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