Dubai is a place where 'impossible' is nothing more than a word. This is the home of amazing experiences, adventure, and architecture. It houses the largest mall in the world, the tallest hotel in the world and the tallest building in the world to name some. This is an astounding place to spend your holidays.
The city of Dubai is very beautiful and impressive in the day but it is equally amazing in the night as well. Besides the calm beaches and the partying night clubs, you are left with a lot more to explore and experience at night in Dubai. We have handpicked 9 exciting things for you to at night in Dubai: Explore Dubai Tour Packages from India
The fountains at the foot of the Dubai Mall are the world's second-largest choreographed fountain system. They are set on the Burj Khalifa Lake in the Dubai Mall. For all those who love the Las Vegas shows, this is something you must experience. Every show lasts for about half an hour, daily from 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm and two other shows from 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm.
Each fountain show consists of a choreographed water show structured by a dance choreographer for a specific song. Every day the sequence of songs played is changed, thus allowing you to see all the shows in a few days.
Address: Dubai Mall, Dubai
Timings: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Go on a night tour of the beautiful city of Dubai in a boat or Dhow cruise in Dubai creek. You have the opportunity to choose your boat and your dinner too while sailing through all the major landmarks of Old Dubai. The beautiful lit up city looks exceptional at night. You will be overwhelmed to receive the Emirati hospitality which provides welcome treats and live shows. There will be traditional tanoura dancers to entertain you and then you will feast on a 3-course meal. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the many scenic views you will witness while drifting along the creek.
Timing: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost: AED 130
Starting Points: Dubai Mall, Madinat Jumeirah, Deira City Centre, etc.
Your visit to Dubai will be incomplete without indulging in a Desert Safari at night. The vast desert never falls short on the list of activities to do at night. You could enjoy a barbeque dinner, musical nights with belly dancers, camel riding, sand skiing, fire shows, and quad biking and so on. You could get dressed in Arabic clothing to complete the experience.
Cost: AED 750 onwards
Other details: The company conveyance picks you up in the afternoon and drops you back by the next morning.
What could be better to do than watching stars at night! Venture out for a stargazing trip with the Dubai Astronomy Group. These trips are mostly free of cost but you need to have yourselves registered for the same before the trip. The stargazing spot is usually a desert area so that you can fully enjoy watching the twinkling stars and transition of other celestials.
Offered at: Dubai Astronomy Group, Al Thuraya Astronomy Centre, Mushrif Park, Mushrif, Dubai
Timing: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Camping under the starlit sky is yet another amazing activity you could do in Dubai. If you have the right gear, for instance, a tent, a sleeping bag, etc. It would not cost you anything. Camping in the desert is a different kind of experience altogether. Some of the best camping spots in and around Dubai are The Fujairah Beach, Al Qudra Lake, Acacia Forest, Wadi Sana, and Umm Al Quwain.
Explore the desert of Dubai on a horseback under the moonlit sky. A total of the 90-minutes tour will be offered by the Equestrian Club for both beginners and pro riders. You will be taken through the enchanting desert landscape. This tour is only offered on full moon nights.
Cost: AED 300 onwards
Timing: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Offered at: Winners Equestrian and Polo Club, Mushrif Park, Dubai
At Noire Fairmont, you could have an experience like never before. You will be served dinner in pitch darkness, by waiters wearing night-vision goggles. You will be served a 3-course meal with refreshments too in a pitch dark room. Relax! The experience aims to sharpen your senses and appreciate the food you eat. Some portion of the restaurant’s income is donated to a charity organization that fights blindness in developing countries.
Cost: AED 650 for two (approx.)
Timing: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Offered at: Noire, Level 9, Fairmont Dubai, Trade Centre Area, Dubai
Dubai’s yoga studios are known for their diverse yoga routines. These include Urban Yoga’s candlelight yoga and glow in the dark yoga that makes use of Fluorescent lamps and other such equipment. You could even opt for doing yoga under the stars, by the beach on a full moon night at the Talise spa.
Address: Aspect Tower, Executive Towers, Business Bay, Dubai
Timing: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Address: King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street, Jumeirah, Dubai
Nightlife is incomplete without partying and clubbing. Dubai is famous for housing some of the best night clubs and bars in the world. Night clubs form an integral part of nightlife in Dubai with peppy music, light, and champagne shows. Some of the best clubs in Dubai are as follows: Armani/ Prive, Base, White Dubai, Billionaire Mansion, Club 360 and People by Crystal.
Timing: 10:00 pm to 3:00 am (approx.)
Entry fee: Some night clubs only charge for food and drinks, while some have an entry fee starting from AED 200.
Out of all the extravagant things to do at night, this is a must. Explore the pavilions showcasing over 90 cultures from all over the world with your entire family. This is a seasonal funfair that hosts several events, shows, rides, food, and shopping stalls too. You will be overjoyed to visit this open-aired extravaganza.
Cost: AED 15 per head
Timing: Sat to Wed: 4:00 pm to 12:00 am, Thurs and Fri: 4:00 pm to 1:00 am
Address: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road, Dubai