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Diwali celebrations in Dubai: Where To Watch Fireworks?

Dubai’s fireworks are different for a reason!

In celebration of Diwali, Dubai commemorates the festival of lights with unmissable fireworks display the whole family will enjoy this weekend.

The bright and colourful spectacle takes place on Sunday, October 23 at 8.30 pm at Dubai Festival City, so make sure you grab your loved ones and head down for the dazzling display and other fun festivities.

Where can you watch the best Fireworks in the city?

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1. Dubai Festival City Mall:

Events take place on Sunday October 23 at Dubai Festival City Mall, with the show starting at 8:30 pm.
Open daily, 10 am-12 am

2. Global Village:

Celebrate the reopening of Global Village and Diwali from Tuesday, October 25, with a variety of Bollywood shows on the Global Village main stage. It wouldn’t be Dubai without the optics either – and this action-packed event will see fireworks lighting up the sky.
Opens October 25, Global Village, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road

Other great ways to celebrate Diwali in Dubai

For Bollywood music fans, get your dancing shoes on as one of the most loved singers, Javed Ali will be performing at the Madinat Jumeirah Arena on Saturday, October 22 at 7.30pm. Tickets start at Dhs95. A great spot to assemble your squad and boogie the night away.

If you’re looking for dinner and a show, from Friday, October 14 to October 28, popular Hindi music will play during the dancing fountain performances at the Pointe on Palm Jumeirah from 6pm and 10pm. You can enjoy the enchanting performance from a nearby eatery where you can indulge in dinner and drinks.

Want to experience a Diwali Carnival? Join the Big Diwali Mela for its free concert on Saturday, October 22, at The Square in Sports City. Akasa Singh, a famous singer and actress will be performing, amongst many other talents, ensuring that your night is groovy. This carnival will also include opportunities to get henna tattoos, rangoli making, activities for the little ones as well as hosting a variety of food kiosks. It starts at 4pm.

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