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As the glittering skyline of the UAE transforms into a canvas of celebration, with breathtaking fireworks over iconic landmarks and traditional ceremonies, witness how the UAE welcomes the dawn of a New Year in spectacular fashion.

Zayed Festival in Abu Dhabi lights up with spectacular fireworks

Dazzling fireworks illuminate Dubai Frame

Burj Khalifa fireworks light up the Dubai sky

New Year’s Eve fireworks at Burj Al Arab

Burj Khalifa's mega display of fireworks

Up close and front: Dazzling display on Burj Khalifa

And the New Year's Eve show begins

Lights dim, crowds cheer as they await Burj Khalifa's New Year 2024 countdown

Crowds buzz with excitement as they await Burj Al Arab's fireworks display

Crowd gathers, get ready for New Year 2024 countdown

Burj Al Arab beachside is slowly getting crowded

Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall Metro Station is now closed

All set to welcome the New Year 2024

Magician dazzles Burj Khalifa crowd

Let's go green and celebrate nature

More fireworks at Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts ignites the night with dazzling performances

Whitney Houston's tunes enchant the Dubai Fountain

A bird's-eye view of the Dubai Fountain

Second fireworks show at Global Village

A sea of anticipation awaits fireworks at Burj Park

Revelers prepared to ring in 2024 at Zayed Festival

First fireworks show at Global Village

Let us stand united and pray for peace: Sheikh Mohamed

Light and laser show at Zayed Festival in Abu Dhabi

Dazzling fireworks display, laser show at Dubai Parks and Resorts

Children make a splash at the Global Village fountain

Traffic update: Closure of the Financial Centre St. Upper and Lower Deck

Revelers await New Year's Eve fireworks at Burj Al Arab

New Year celebrations at Sheikh Zayed Festival

Sheikh Mohammed congratulates UAE people on New Year

Dubai Mall sets stage for festive feasts

Dubai Fountain captivates the crowd in front of Burj Khalifa

Dubai Metro: Your best mode to reach New Year's Eve events

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Dubai Authorities encourage people to use the Dubai Metro to avoid road closures and traffic. Image Credit: Clint Egbert/Gulf News

Crowds gather at Dubai Parks and Resorts for the New Year's Eve fireworks

Dubai Fountain gets a loud cheer from the crowd

Visitors arrive at Global Village for New Year celebration

Music, balloons, and more in front of the Burj Khalifa

Watch live performances at Burj Park

Visitors show passes in order to enter Burj Park

New Year celebrations at Sheikh Zayed Festival in Abu Dhabi

Iranian mother and daughter ready for Burj Khalifa's NYE lineup

Burj Khalifa will light up the sky on New Year's Eve

Tunisian nationals on their first visit to Dubai

Canadian nationals fly in for the Burj Khalifa fireworks

Tim Hortons at Dubai Mall prepare for the big night

Dubai Police manage traffic at Downtown Dubai

Indian nationals take flight for Burj Khalifa's New Year's Eve fireworks

South African family in Dubai for dream NYE in front of Burj Khalifa

Grand fireworks display across the UAE

Fireworks in the UAE

Abu Dhabi is set to establish a world record with a 60-minute-long New Year’s Eve fireworks display.

In Dubai, residents and visitors are in for a treat as the city skyline will illuminate with 45 fireworks displays in 32 locations, including iconic landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, and the Global Village.

Get ready to witness the brightest and most colorful fireworks show at the iconic Burj Khalifa. As is tradition every year, Ras Al Khaimah is gearing up for a grand celebration featuring a 4.5 km display of fireworks and a drone show across Al Marjan Island.

Road closures in Dubai:

As the UAE prepares for a grand New Year celebration, residents and visitors are advised to take note of the following road closures:

Al Asayel Street will be closed from 4 pm.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard at 4 pm.
Burj Khalifa Street at 4 pm.
Lower deck Financial Centre Street at 4 pm.
Sukuk (DIFC) Street at 8 pm.
Upper Financial Centre Street at 9 pm.
Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed at 9 pm.

Public transport on New Year’s Eve:

The Burj Khalifa Dubai Metro station will close at 5 pm.
Dubai Metro will operate from 8 am until midnight on January 1, 2024.
The Dubai Tram will operate from 9 am until January 2.

Anjana Kumar, Senior Reporter, Virendra Saklani, Chief Visual Journalist, Anas Thacharpadikkal, Senior Visual Journalist, Ahmed Ramzan, Senior Visual Journalist, Clint Egbert, Senior Visual Journalist, Ahmad Alotbi, Visual Journalist, Christian Borbon, Senior Web Editor, Nathaniel Lacsina, Senior Web Editor, Irish Eden Belleza, Senior Visual Editor and Biju Mathew, Online Editor