Here's where you can actually watch the UAE National Day fireworks in Dubai, and where you'll be able to find the absolute best views
29 November 2021| Last updated on 29 November 2021
Staying in Dubai during the long weekend? You're in for a visual treat.
UAE National Day, especially one as momentous as the country's Golden Jubilee, deserves some amazing pyrotechnic displays to mark the occasion.
In true UAE fashion, residents and visitors can expect some stunning firework displays taking place across Dubai over the long weekend.
Whether you make a reservation for rooftop drinks, go for a drive out with family or friends, or take a stroll down Dubai's beaches, turn your eyes skywards this National Day and you’re sure to see fireworks light up the night sky.
Here's our guide on where to watch the 50th UAE National Day fireworks in Dubai 2021.
1. Palm Jumeirah
UAE residents and visitors can head to The Pointe and Atlantis The Palm on Palm Jumeirah for a fireworks show.
It's a classic spot for many of Dubai's pyrotechnics, including NYE, so be sure to get there early or reserve a good spot at one of their restaurants or cafes.
2. Bluewaters Island
If you're closer to JBR and Dubai Marina, you can expect a gorgeous UAE National Day fireworks display at Bluewaters Island against the picturesque backdrop of Palm Jumeirah and the Dubai Marina skyline.
3. Etisalat Beach Canteen
Etisalat Beach Canteen, located behind Sunset Mall at Jumeirah Beach, is another great spot to watch the national day fireworks this weekend.
Returning for its 2021 edition, the Etisalat Beach Canteen is one of the city's most popular beachside dining popups. Visitors can look forward to a variety of dining concepts to tuck into, as well as onsite live entertainment and activities.
4. Burj Al Arab
Another old faithful. Take your phones out and get snapping because the fireworks show against the backdrop of Burj Al Arab offers great photo op.
5. La Mer
This December 2nd, 2021, catch the fireworks show celebrating the UAE's 50th anniversary as a nation at La Mer Dubai.
6. Dubai Expo 2020
Celebrate UAE National Day with a bang! Firework displays will be taking place daily at Expo 2020 Dubai, from December 1 to 4 every 8 PM at Al Wasl Avenue.
In addition to fireworks, you can also partake in and enjoy a spectacular lineup of national day performances, shows, and concerts.