Diwali, the most awaited festivals of the Indians is just around the corner. No wonder, the city of Dubai has so much to offer especially for Diwali. While it quite evident that everybody is excited for taking part in the celebrations, we have realized that getting everything together can be tedious and a chore. With the looming deadlines in our hectic schedule, it is no wonder that time seems too short for making perfect Diwali planning in Dubai.
Given the procrastination that you need to plan your Diwali celebrations quarter a month prior to Diwali, well then this is a taboo. You have countless options to celebrate Diwali in Dubai with style and grandeur. From spectacular fireworks to shopping festivals, food festivals to Deepavali events, you will have the plethora of alluring ways for celebrating Diwali in style when you are in Dubai. If you are seeking for the last-minute guide to celebrating Diwali, scroll down to see what you can do in this happening city.
Diwali Fireworks Shows in Dubai
Diwali is known as the festival of lights and hence fireworks are a vital part of the Diwali celebration in Dubai. Unlike India, you are not allowed to use firecrackers in your home and in the streets of Dubai. But fortunately, Dubai has many places where you can see organized fireworks displays along with delectable dishes. Below are the places which are known for remarkable firework displays.
- Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa Dubai is famous for its spectacular firework displays, especially in Diwali. If you haven’t plan your Diwali celebrations, then definitely Burj Khalifa is an attraction that you can’t afford to miss if you are in Dubai. Explore the beauty of the Dubai city from the 124th floor of the iconic Burj Khalifa and admire the decoration of the city.
Venue: Burj Khalifa
Tickets: Entry Pass (Non-Prime) Package – For Adults AED 320-380 and for child AED 320-380
Entry Pass (Prime) Package – For adults AED 400-480 and for AED 400-480
- Dubai Fountain Show
If you are already in Burj Khalifa Dubai, then we will advise you to see the most ethereal Dubai Fountain Show. You will definitely get the opportunity to see Diwali special fountain displays in Dubai Fountain. We are pleased to inform you that you can enjoy the firework displays in multiple ways such as from the boardwalk in front of the Dubai Fountain or via lake ride. There is nothing more romantic than enjoying Dubai Fountain Show on a ferry.
Tickets: The Pass Package – For Adults AED 20-30 and for child AED 20-30
- IMG Worlds of Adventure
As the popularity of Diwali festival has been gradually increasing in Dubai, hence in most of the theme parks in Dubai you will find Diwali special live entertainment and fireworks displays. IMG Worlds of Adventure is no other exception. There will be amazing food options including Indian dishes will be available during Diwali. Get ready for immense pomp and show this festival of lights in the ever-popular theme park in Dubai i.e. IMG Worlds of Adventure.
Tickets: Standard Pass – For Adults AED 182 and for kids AED 182
Standard Pass + Meal – For Adults AED 285 and for kids AED 285
Fast Track Pass – For Adults AED 440 and for kids AED 440
- Dubai Parks and Resorts
When it comes of Diwali, then there is nothing more exciting than the entertainment options available in Dubai Parks and Resorts. Dubai Parks and Resorts is the homeland of three most famous theme parks Motiongate, Bollywood Park, Legoland Dubai, Riverland Dubai, and Lapita Hotels. A perfect place where you will get parks for kids, adults where you will find Diwali special events especially in Bollywood Park which is all about the Mumbai film industry. Diwali special movies, themes, events, food festival, all are the modes of entertainment options that will definitely spice up your Diwali celebration.
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai
Tickets: 2 Parks in 1 Day Package – For adults AED 150-180 and for kids AED 150-180
- Diwali Fireworks at Dubai Creek
Get the opportunity to watch the twinkling night sky of Dubai with brilliant displays of spectacular fireworks on the Diwali night i.e. on 7th of November. From 1st November to 10th of November, firework displays will be going to illuminate the night sky of the Dubai Creek. However, there are ample options for shopping, entertainment, games and dining options in the 10-day bazaar of the Al Seef Mela. If you haven’t plan yet for the Diwali, then don’t miss the carnival and shows in Diwali night.
Venue: Al Seef, Dubai Creek
Date: 7th November 2018
Ultimate dining options in Dubai during Diwali
This festival of lights is also about celebrating with the family especially eating together. Nothing beats eating together either in the home or in a restaurant. We will suggest that this Diwali you will get a plethora of alluring offers in the restaurants as well as Diwali special menus. As the festive season is going to the crowd will be there in the popular restaurants, hence we will suggest you book the table or book the dining package prior to going there. There are plenty of dining options in Dubai that you can go with your family this Diwali. Following is the list of most popular dining options that you can hop on during Diwali.
- Dinner in the Sky
Aren’t you bored of having traditional dinner in the conventional restaurants? Well, you are in Dubai and the city has endless options to surprise you with its breathtaking dining options. Dinner in the Sky is one of the top 10 most unique dining experience in the world which is known for its extravagant meals at a height of 50 meters from the ground. Create a memorable experience with your family this Diwali while having dinner in this mesmerizing attraction.
Venue: Skydive – Al Seyahi St – Dubai
- Bateaux Dinner Cruise
JA Bateaux is one of the most popular cruises in Dubai where you will not only have the opportunity for a luxurious dinner but also you can enjoy the panoramic night view of the Dubai city. What could be more exciting than having dinner with your family while enjoying live entertainment? Apart from that, you will definitely enjoy the Diwali special entertainment shows as well as sumptuous meals in the Dinner cruise.
- Dhow Cruise Dinner
Cruising in Dubai is one of the most popular attractions that you cannot miss if you are planning a trip to Dubai. Dhow Cruise is the traditional cruise that portrays the authentic Arabian culture at its best. Indeed, you will find ample Diwali special live entertainment in Dhow Cruise along with incredible Diwali special menus. This Diwali, revamp yourself for ultimate cozy experience for exclusive dining.
- Burj Al Arab Meal
Why don’t you treat your family this Diwali a luxury dinner in the most popular 7-star restaurant in Dubai which is none other than Burj Al Arab? Whether you want a buffer or Ala Carte, Burj Al Arab has all the options suiting every taste buds. Enrich your Diwali evening by captivating the moment of having dinner 321 meters above the ground. Enjoy the spectacular firework displays in the Dubai night sky.
Venue: Jumeirah St – Dubai
- Burj Khalifa with Armani meal
Well, after watching the spectacular fireworks at the Diwali night you must be thinking of having dinner nearby. Armani hotel in Burj Khalifa and is known for its incredible hospitality and the luxurious dining option. Having dinner in Armani will be one of the most timeless experience for you in this Diwali as you will be eating in one of the best restaurants in the world which serves best cuisines cooked by well-known chefs.
Venue: 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Dubai