The Dubai Fountain is the largest fountain show in the world, covering an area of 8 acres. It is constructed in the Burj Khalifa Lake, downtown Dubai city. The fountain was inaugurated during the opening of the Dubai Mall and is a part of the mall only. The fountain has a very beautiful unique and mesmerising design and is visible from 20 miles away when the shows are on.
The design of this magnificent water fountain consists of five circles of different sizes and two arcs. The nozzles of the fountain shoot 83 thousands of litres of water up to a height of 500 feet. The fountain has 50 different projectors and 6,600 LED lights installed within the platform which creates 1000 different water and light patterns, achieving a breathtaking effect.
The accompanying music ranges from classical Arabic compositions to modern international pop selections, including the works of Michael Jackson, Andrea Bocelli or Whitney Houston. Fountain shows are held daily and last up to five minutes. The fountain performance is accompanied by light and music shows and is visible from every point of the lake promenade.
Spectators or viewers can easily enjoy the show from every other neighbouring structure that overlooks the Burj Lake. The fountain show is accompanied by a laser show in the evening. The Dubai Fountains offer two amenities to allow the spectator to get closer to the fountain show. The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk is a wooden structure built on the Burj Lake.
The spectators get to view the show from as near as 9 metres. Apart from that, the Dubai Fountain Lake Ride allows spectators to enjoy the show from traditional Abra boats on the Burj Lake. Tickets for both facilities need to be booked in advance. Shows are held daily, with a minimum of one show per day, and does not charge a fee to be witnessed.
The fountain has powerful high-pressure water jets that shoot water up to around 500 feet in the air which is equivalent to that of a 50-floor building.
The Dubai Fountain is situated on the 30-acre Burj Lake equivalent to over 2 football pitches, it is At over 900 ft in length. You can enjoy the view of Burj Khalifa in the background.
The fountain is illuminated by 6,600 WET lights and 25 coloured projectors that create a visual wonder.
If standing isn’t your thing then get comfortable in The Dubai Fountain Lake Ride gives you front row seats to the best show in town. Hop on a traditional Abra and witness the magic of the fountains unlike ever before.
The water dances to different choreographed melodies that will leave you shaking a leg too. Some popular artists include Michael Jackson, Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman and most recently KPOP music.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.