Best Places to visit in Dubai at Night
The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa is among the most rewarding places to visit in Dubai at night.
You will be greeted with gorgeous views of the cityscape of Dubai from the observation deck, ‘At the top’ on the 124th & 125th floor.
Enjoy a fine dining experience at the “Atmosphere”, a restaurant in Burj Khalifa which lies 144 meters above ground.
Scale new heights as you enjoy a drink in The Lounge, a nightclub, at 585 meters above ground while admiring the shimmering skyline of Dubai.
Enjoy the amazing light show of Burj Khalifa, from the edge of the Burj lake free of cost.
Timing: The time slots for non-prime hours are from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm and 07:00 pm to 11:00 pm and the time slots for Prime hours are 4:00 pm to 6.30 pm.
Price: 132 - 303 AED
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai
The Dubai Fountains
Famous all over the world for its brilliant fountain shows, The Dubai Fountains is definitely one of the most recommended places to visit in Dubai at night.
Marvel at the world’s largest choreographed fountain system at the Dubai Fountain.
Dubai Fountain, the main attraction of the 30-acre Burj Lake, delights the visitors with captivating performances on classical as well as contemporary global & Arabic music.
Enjoy the best views of the Dubai Fountains from the Dubai Fountain Boardwalk that puts you only 9 meters from the fountain or through the Dubai Lake Fountain Ride on a traditional Abra boat.
With over 22,000 gallons of water in the air at any given moment when operational, Dubai Fountain is a great place to go in Dubai at night.
Timing: 17:45 PM to 23:30 PM
Price: 17 - 29 AED
Location: Fashion Parking, Dubai Mall, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, located inside the Dubai Mall, is the one of the largest suspended aquariums in Asia and an exciting place to visit in Dubai at night.
Dubai Aquarium is home to 33,000 aquatic animals including snakes, sand tiger sharks, and rays.
Dive with the fierce sharks at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and observe them up close as they swim with you.
Walk through the 48-meter-long Aquarium tunnel for a unique experience at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
Enjoy friendly encounters with several animals such as Penguins, Otters, Rays and Shark trainers.
Meet the King-Croc, a massive crocodile of 750 Kgs which is 5 meters long in a friendly encounter.
Timing: 10 AM to 10 PM
Price: 70 - 89 AED
The world's largest shopping complex that comprises 1200 stores with a 12 million sq ft total area, Dubai Mall is an amazing place to visit in Dubai at night.
Head to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo in the basement of the mall, to admire the beauty of the 33,000 animals who call it their home.
Admire one of the greatest works of art, the Human Waterfall while visiting Dubai Mall which features life-sized human statues as a part of this indoor waterfall.
Take your kids to an amazing edutainment zone, Kidzania or help them balance while skating on ice in the Dubai Ice Rink.
Choose from a variety of cuisines served at the 200+ restaurants and cafes at the food court of Dubai Mall.
The Dubai Mall features luxury brands like Versace, Burberry, Dior, Gucci, and many more.
Location: Financial Center Rd - Dubai
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Dubai creek provides wonderful experiences for you to indulge in, including a traditional Abra ride to get you closer to the sea.
Enjoy an international buffet while exploring the waters of Dubai Creek on a Dhow Dinner Cruise at Dubai Creek.
Visit the Museum of Illusions, located at the edge of the creek, for an exciting experience and capture mind-bending pictures.
Providing stunning views of the Dubai Skyline at night, Dubai Creek invites you to capture these mesmerizing moments in your camera.
Visit the old souks nearby to explore the traditional markets and shop for gifts, gold or spices.
Timing: Always Open
Price: 51 - 110 AED
An experience to spend a night in the majestic Lahbab desert of Dubai, which is in proximity to the Omani border. From luxury BBQ dinner in the desert to desert camping, this tour is bound to give you a breath-taking and thrilling experience. Escape from mundane city life as you indulge in this amazing experience of an overnight desert safari.
Get picked up from your hotel in Dubai or Sharjah or selected locations (if you choose bus pickup) at around 2:30 PM. After reaching, enjoy the dune bashing ride in Land Cruiser to the fullest. Engage in other activities like quad biking, camel safari, and sandboarding if you still feel that you can take more adrenaline or if you seek thrill and adventure, unlike any other experience.
Indulge in a mouthwatering BBQ dinner after a long tiring day of dune bashing, head-banging activities. Relax as you enjoy an array of entertainment shows and have a good night's sleep in tents under the beautiful starry skies in a desert.
Conclude your trip by waking up to breakfast in the morning after which you’ll get dropped back to your hotel or residence by 8:30 am.
Note: Packages options depend on subject to availability.
Basic Package Details:
Common package inclusions.
Pickup from Standard Locations by Buses around (2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
Desert Dune Bashing of 10 to 15 minutes.
Drop Off Next day by 4x4 or bus around (8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.)
A minimum of 4 persons is required to book the basic package tour.
Advanced Package Details:
Common package inclusions.
Pick-up by 4x4 vehicle (shared) from your residence or Hotel (Dubai/Sharjah at 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.).
Dune Bashing / Desert safari for 25 to 30 Minutes.
Drop-Off 4x4 vehicle around (8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.)
Minimum 2 persons are required to book the advanced package tour.
Bus Pick-up & drop off points:
Dubai Pick-up Areas: Deira City Center, Burjuman Spinneys, LULU Market behind Mall of Emirates, Dragon Mart.
Sharjah Pick-up Areas: Sharjah City Center, Mega Mall Sharjah, Sahara Center, National Paints near New NESTO.
Breakfast and BBQ dinner (Veg and Non-Veg) will be served during the stay.
Dubai Garden Glow
When in Dubai, pay a visit to the Dubai Garden Glow, a theme park that gets illuminated by thousands of lights at night and is a sight to behold
At one of the best places to visit in Dubai at night, explore the five themed zones here - Glow Park, Dino Park, Ice Park, Magic Park and Art Park
Check out how Dubai Garden Glow gets transformed into the largest glow-in-the-dark park in the world at night
Head over to the Ice Park within the Dubai Garden Glow to experience sub-zero temperatures in the heart of the Arabian Desert
Marvel at more than 100 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs at Dinosaur Park
Learn how these displays are made up of hundreds & thousands of energy-saving LED bulbs and recycled materials, and capture their views in your camera lens
Activity Location: Al Sufoh - Skydive - Al Seyahi St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Dinner in the Sky Dubai Timings: 02:00 PM.- 11:00 PM (Daily)
Activity Duration: 1 Hr 30 mins
About Dinner in the Sky Dubai:
Dining in the Sky Dubai is truly a one-of-a-kind dining experience that has recently been added to Dubai's already rich repertoire. Ascend to a height of 50 meters for panoramic views of Dubai and its rich metropolis all around you. While you're captivated by the view, your chef will tempt your palate with a rich, fresh menu of simple yet exotic delicacies. Dinner in the Sky can cater to 22 guests at a time for this unique dining experience.
Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina
An amazing experience, cruising the Dubai Marina on a traditional Dhow boat either in the open-air or fully air-conditioned deck, is the perfect way to conclude your day in Dubai.
Enjoy the mesmerizing night views of Dubai Marina, The Dubai Eye, Jumeirah Beach residences and Blue Water Island on the cruise boat.
Relish in the delicious spread of Arabic, Asian or International cuisines offering plenty of options in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, accompanied by soft music playing in the background.
Enjoy the live entertainment on the Dhow cruise as you watch the Tanura dance performance.
Location: Behind Al Rahim Mosque - Marina Promenade - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 107 - 118 AED
IMG Worlds of Adventure
Get a chance to meet all your favourite cartoon characters and action heroes at the IMG Worlds of Adventure, amongst the top places to visit in Dubai at night
Explore the four thrilling zones of Marvel, the Lost Valley, Cartoon Network, IMG Boulevard as well as the Novo Cinemas and the Meet and Greet Zone at the biggest indoor themed amusement park
Spend time trying out the 17 themed rides and thrilling activities inside the park, including adrenaline-filled roller coaster rides
Hang out with the Powerpuff Girls, or meet Thor and click pictures with Spiderman, along with other characters who are brought to life at IMG Worlds of Adventure
Head to the Haunted Hotel and try to get out of the terrifying yet exciting maze here
For a sensory overload, enjoy the Thor Spin at the Marvel Zone, which is sure to leave you dizzy but wanting for more
Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Marvel Universe, one of the biggest stores of its kind, dedicated to The Avengers, in the world
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Saturday to Wednesday)
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Thursday & Friday)
Price: 153 -180 AED
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd
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Dubai Global Village
Witness the major landmarks of the world at the Dubai Global Village, which ranks as one of the most lavish cultural places around the globe
Enjoy the illuminated landscapes of the village, which is one of the most popular places to visit in Dubai at night
Offering an insight into the handicrafts, cuisines, culture, traditions and landmarks of not just the middle east, as well as 70 different countries from around the world
Soak in sights of smaller, glow-in-the-dark versions of famous landmarks like the Taj Mahal, Big Ben, the Statue of Liberty and Pyramids of Giza, among others
Enjoy a myriad of live shows and performances by internationally-acclaimed singers, DJs, and bands, complete with amazing light and sound shows
Get your hands on a variety of goods, traditional handicrafts, snacks, and other souvenirs at the different shopping pavilions
Saturday-Wednesday: 16:00 - 00:00
Thursday-Friday: 16:00 - 01:00
Price: 13-16 AED
Spend a day skiing at Ski Dubai, the one and only ski resort in all of Middle East and home to the third largest indoor ski slope in the whole world
Enjoy the magic of a winter wonderland in the heat, and experience snowfall and sub-zero temperatures in one of the best parks and places to visit in Dubai at night
Get a chance to enjoy training by professional instructors for activities like skiing, snowboarding, snow hiking and a lot more
Go skiing at Ski Dubai, and explore the beginner to advanced level slopes here, which makes for an unforgettable experience
For an even better experience, enjoy playing and interacting with penguins here
Sunday - Thursday: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 09.00 am - 12.00 am
Price: 178 - 198 AED
Location: The Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
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Inside the Dubai Mall is a tiny replica of a real city where kids can role-play adult professions, from firefighters to car dealers and much more. From fighting “fires” and investigating “criminals” to flipping burgers and selling cars, let your little ones role-play in realistic settings at KidZania.
- Visit the Lost Chambers in Atlantis the Palm, the largest Atlantis-themed aquarium in all of Middle East
It is here where you can catch sights of, and marvel at 20 different exhibits, all of which display a wide array of different marine species
Explore the aquarium built with underwater tunnels and mazes, and witness a myriad of marine creatures here, from sharks and piranhas, to seahorses, lobsters, crabs, turtles, eels and more
Indulge in the ultimate snorkelling experience at the Ambassador Lagoon in Lost Chambers, and get to see over 65,000 marine animals from up close
Imagine dancing to the thumkas of Bollywoood in Dubai, sounds interesting right. Well if you are recently planning for your Dubai trip then this is something which you should definitely visit. With a mixture of actions, adventure, romance and horror together with music and little bit of emotions Dubai Bollywoods Park is a must visit place for you.
Set out for a visit to the Ferrari World, amongst the best places to visit in Dubai at night, and home to the fastest roller coaster in the world – the Formula Rossa
Spend the night enjoying different rides in the first-ever Ferrari-branded themed amusement parks in the world
Challenge your friends to racing games, complete with world-class simulators that exude the feel of being in an actual F1 race
Feel an adrenaline rush by going on the Flying Aces, which is the highest roller-coaster loop in the world
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Sunday - Wednesday)
11:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Thursday - Saturday)
Price: 242 - 269 AED
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
A floral wonderland of 50 million flowers, the Dubai Miracle Garden is one of the UAE's most original attractions. Branded as the world's largest natural flower garden, it boasts hundreds of flower-formed displays spread over 18 acres (7.3 hectares), all of which create an extravaganza of color and scent on the outskirts of Dubai.
Experience a multidimensional reality at VR Park in Dubai, also known as the largest indoor augmented virtual reality park in the world
Take part in 18 interactive experiences and thrilling rides and games here, with themes ranging from adventure, to horror and action
Experience the feel of free falling on the popular Burj Khalifa-themed ride called Burj Drop
Take a ride in the Dubai Drone, and catch a glimpse of Dubai in the year 2050
Become a character in the John Wick Chronicles, as you grab a hold of your very own submachine gun
Experience a virtual zombie apocalypse in The Walking Dead VR Outbreak, and try escaping a hospital while you’re bound to a wheelchair
Choose from plenty of other VR experiences during your visit to the park, including Black Badge, Mission828, Plummet, Sphere, Holocube and more
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Sunday to Thursday )
12:00 PM to 12:00 AM (Friday & Saturday)
Price: 48 - 73 AED
Location: Financial Center Rd - Dubai
Head over to Motiongate Dubai, the largest Hollywood inspired theme park in the entire Middle Eastern region and one of the best places to visit in Dubai at night
Take part in 30 exciting lands as well as water-based rides and games divided into the six zones of Columbia Pictures, Smurfs World, DreamWorks, Studio Central, hollywood Theatre and Lionsgate
Test your fear and courage by experiencing the world’s fastest “Now You See Me” spinning roller coaster and the first “John Wick” roller coaster
Indulge in a half-pipe roller coaster experience at the Capitol Bullet Train, or get on the hair-raising Madagascar Mad Pursuit roller coaster ride
Make a pit stop at the different shops and restaurants for a quick relaxation break in the park, with stalls named after popular Hollywood characters, such as Surfy Café, Lens Flair, Dragon Flame Grill, etc.
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Saturday - Wednesday)
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM(Thursday & Friday)
Price: 214 - 267 AED
Location: Park and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai
The Madinat Theatre
Offering a cultural experience of a lifetime in Dubai is the famous Madinat Theatre, where you can enjoy amazing musical performances by artists from all around the world
With a state-of-the-art infrastructure, the Madinat Theatre is one of the best places to visit in Dubai at night
Attend comedy or magic shows here, or book your tickets for a midnight Russian ballet performance
For an even better experience, come here after sundown for a phenomenal musical, or theatrical display of performing arts
Admire the grand pillars and marble floors of the Madinat Theatre, which lead all the way into the main auditorium, complete with plush seating arrangements and soft lighting
Location: Souk Madinat, Dubai
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Burj Al Arab
Pay a visit to Burj Al Arab, one of the tallest and most expensive hotels in the world, with interiors decorated with 24-carat gold
Marvel at the stunning architecture of the hotel, shaped like a ship’s sail, as it is circled by the waters of the Persian Gulf, making it one of the best places to visit in Dubai at night
Stay a night at one of the many spectacular and lavish suites in the hotel, or choose a high-end restaurant for an amazing fine-dining experience
Enjoy serene views of the gulf as you take a dip in the open-air terrace swimming pools
Head to the famous Talise Spa for a rejuvenating experience, and select a therapy or treatment of your choice from their extensive selection
Located within the Dubai Garden Glow, the Dinosaur Park is amongst the most popular attractions for kids and adults alike
Known for being the biggest outdoor park that features life-sized figures of all kinds of dinosaurs, this is where you can find installations of more than 120 animatronic dinosaurs
It is here where you can enjoy a journey all the way to prehistoric times, with installations of dinosaurs from the Triassic, Jurassic as well as the Cretaceous period
You can also learn a lot about dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex, Dimetrodon, Brachiosaurus and Spinosaurus, among others, at the Dinosaur Park
The park also has other interesting features, from dinosaur eggs to a dinosaur lab, as well as large replicas of dinosaur skeletons
Price: 29 - 46 AED
Timings: Saturday to Thursday: 16:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs
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3D World Trick Art Museum
Lovers of art will surely enjoy a visit to the 3D World Trick Art Museum, home to numerous hand-painted trick art paintings and optical illusions
Admire more than 185 3D paintings here, and use your own imagination to click photos with them
Explore the nine different zones of the museum, all of which are dedicated to different themes, such as Illusion, Egyptian, Animal Kingdom, Fantasy, Humour and more
Strike a pose with a life-sized bear, or swing from an elephant’s trunk, or try escaping from sharks here
Find hidden treasures in the Egyptian zone or explore an entirely new world in Fantasy
Price: 70 - 97 AED
Timings: 10 AM – 8 PM
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Jumeirah Public Beach
Head to Jumeirah Public Beach and enjoy listening to the calm waves of the sea hitting the shore, with twinkling lights of the skyscrapers surrounding you
Relax and unwind at this beach at night, which has been awarded the certification of a “Blue Flag Beach” for its international standards
Enjoy a fun-filled picnic with your loved ones on the shores of the sea, one of the best places to visit in Dubai at night, with the stars shining in the night sky above you
Take a cool night dip in the sea waters during your visit, for an even more exciting experience
Location: Jumeirah, Dubai
Escape Game At Deep Dark Dubai
The teams have about 60 minutes to free themselves from the locked rooms and come out of the horror house. While one will never be alone inside the scary house, this Night sightseeing in Dubai attraction is definitely not for the faint-hearted ones.
Price: 119 - 250 AED
Gold Souks & Spice Markets
If you fancy trendy and expensive jewellery, Gold Souk is one of the most liked places to visit in Dubai at night. This traditional jewellery market in Dubai has a range of almost 390 traders offering some of the most elegant designs for you to choose from.
Located adjacent to this market is Dubai Spice Souk where you will find a spectacular range of the spices from all over the Arab world. The air of this place is filled with the aroma of exotic spices, which will compel you to buy some to add new flavors to your food.
Timing: 10 am to 10 pm
Location: Old Souk, Deira, Dubai
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Night Clubs and Bars in Dubai
Chillout Ice Lounge
The best thing you can do to balance out an exhausting sightseeing tour in the outdoor heat of Dubai is to visit Chillout Ice Lounge as the day starts to fade. This lounge is counted among the coolest Dubai tourist places at night, as it is quite literally ‘cool’ with icy interiors.
Besides housing some brilliant sculptures made out of ice, you will also get to sit on icy chairs at this unique lounge. The beautiful lights illuminate every inch of this lounge made of ice, making it appear surreal. A tour of this place will not just cool your body down, but will also elate your spirit.
Timing: 10 am to 10 pm
Price: 64 - 78 AED
Location: Times Square Center - Ground Floor - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Zero Gravity Club
If you are running out of places to visit in Dubai at night, head towards Zero Gravity Club, a highly recommended spot for night owls. Staying true to its name, the club will rob you off of anything that weighs you down through its classy ambiance. The place encompasses a bar, a beach, and a restaurant, so you really can be assured to have fun.
You can enjoy a great selection of drinks, mouth-watering food, and impressive hospitality at Zero Gravity Club. The views one gets to savor from the club are another reason why you must visit this buoyant spot at least once. This is among the best places to visit in Dubai on a honeymoon to cheer up your togetherness.
Timing: 10 am to 12 am
Location: Dubai Marina
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Get a taste of Ireland in Dubai at Dubliner’s, one of the most recommended pubs and bars in Dubai. Known for its Irish décor, Irish cuisine, and a great selection of drinks, Dubliner’s is an ideal hangout spot for those who would prefer to spend their evening chatting, drinking and eating.
And though it may surprise you, the menu is really affordable. Another reason to give this place a try is that the live musical performances you can enjoy while sipping on your beer or munching on your food here are absolutely lovely.
Timing: 12 pm to 3 am
Location: Le Meridien Dubai
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People by Crystal
Counted among the hottest nightlife spots in Dubai, People by Crystal is a perfect recipe for an eventful night. Whether you are looking forward to enjoying some unique cocktails or dance your heart out, this nightclub in Dubai will take you to another dimension with its hypnotic aura.
People by Crystal is quite popular among locals as well as tourists and is an important contributor to the nightlife scene in Dubai. It does not matter if it is a special occasion or you just want to give an extraordinary conclusion to your ordinary day, this place is known to win hearts and elate souls. Moreover, you will love the views from up here.
Timing: 11 pm to 3 am
The restaurant at the club serves meticulously prepared delicious Italian cuisine and the lounge serves a range of drinks and beverages. Music at the club starts around 11.00 PM and continues until dawn.
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Buddha Bar is spread across two storeys and is undeniably one of the most happening places in the city!
7: 00 PM to 01:00 AM (Sat-Thus)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 07:00 PM to 01:00 AM on Friday
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White Dubai is a premier outdoor rooftop nightclub in Dubai that promises stunning views of the city below along with delectable drinks, chic and urban ambience. The club gets transformed each night into a different genre.
For instance, Thursdays mean UK star Tinie Tempah’s Disturbing Dubai, cross-genre BAZAAR on Fridays and the hip-hop and R&B night URBN. elegant. The DJ plays some of the most eclectic tunes and the club gets peppier with full of sky-rocketing energy.
Timings: 8:00 pm to 2:00 am
Location: Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop, Dubai
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The highlight of the Billionaire Mansion nightclub is the bespoke Champagne Show that lets one enjoy a breathtakingly amazing live show while you wait for your order.
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Belgian Beer Café
If you want to party as a women-only gang, drop by this pub on Tuesdays and Saturdays between 9.00 PM and 1.00 AM. The best part here is the Quiz Night that happens every Monday between 9.00 PM and 10.30 PM when the sharpest minds could win prizes worth AED 500!
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This peppy nightclub in Dubai is one of the most preferred Places to visit in Dubai at Night amongst the ladies for their alluring Thursday and Saturday offer targeted towards the ladies mob. All ladies get 3 complimentary drinks during happy hours!
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