If you are planning to spend New Year's Eve at the foot of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper, urgently check out the action plan.
On New Year's Eve, the center of Dubai - Downtown Dubai - will be visited by over 2 million people to watch the main salutes of the UAE - from the Burj Khalifa skyscraper. Safety will be provided by 4 thousand police officers, 1200 firefighters and 259 ambulances.
Show # EmaarNYE2019 will include light, laser performances, the festive dance of the Dubai Fountain and the salutes themselves. The show starts at 23.57 on December 31.
Snacks and drinks will be sold in South Parks. Ridge Lawn and burj Park - Entrance will be available only for families! Entrance with bicycles, strollers and animals is prohibited!
How to get there
Special intercepting car parks will operate in the following areas: Al Wasl Club (1000 seats), at the Mankhool Mosque Mosque (1500 seats) and Al Jafiliya (500 seats). Parking in the Downtown Dubai area will only be possible until 16.00 or until the parking spaces are full. Shuttle buses will run to the city center.
The metro will work around the clock. From Dubai Mall, Business Bay and DIFC stations, special walkways to viewing platforms are equipped.
Burj Khalifa metro station will be closed from 22.00 to 06.00. Passengers can use the nearest stations - DIFC and Business Bay.
Also, the holiday will be served by 18,918 cars of Dubai Taxi Corporation and private services Uber and Careem (at holiday rates).
170 shuttle buses will transport guests to the Al Jafiliya, DCC and Noor Islamic Bank metro stations from 00.30 to 04.00.
If you have booked dinner at a hotel or restaurant in the center of Dubai, you must arrive at the place before 17.00.
Allocation of transport
All roads leading to the Burj Khalifa skyscraper were closed on December 31. Al Asayel Street will be closed at 16.00, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard Boulevard - from 17.00 (or until the filling of The Dubai Mall parking lot). The Happiness Road will be closed for traffic from 18.00. The nearest streets in the DIFC area will also become pedestrian starting at 20.00.
Where will salutes be seen?
Fireworks will be visible from almost any area of Dubai close to the city center - for example, Dubai Design District or Citywalk. The Dubai Roads and Transport Committee also offers to watch them from a water taxi or tram that runs along the Dubai Canal. Ticket price - from 125 dirhams. It is expected that the show will be broadcast on social networks.