Diwali 2019 Dubai: Where To Watch The Biggest Fireworks Show
From the fifth edition of the resplendent IMAGINE Show to cracking fireworks across the city, enjoy the celebration of the Festival of Lights
Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is all set to fall on the 27th of October. Like every year, UAE has arranged the biggest lineup of activities for almost 3.3 million Indians residing in the city for an unparalleled experience at its world-class destination to celebrate Diwali. The Indian festival of lights will add dazzle to the night sky as the UAE celebrates Diwali by doing what it does best, put on a cracking fireworks display. Dubai is all set to celebrate Diwali across a series of events planned, with the icing on the cake being the fireworks display in the sky.
Here is a complete guide to the spectacular display of fireworks in Dubai.
The Festival City Mall:
Dubai Festival City mall will kickstart the Diwali festivities on Thursday, October 24 with a razzle-dazzle display of fireworks alongside the fourth edition of a huge IMAGINE show. The theme of the Imagine show is ‘Hathi’s Garden’ that brings visitors a unique experience, complemented by water technology, pyrotechnics, colourful lasers, mesmerising lights, and dramatic effects, there’s also Bollywood dancing, a live DJ and mega prizes to be won.
The festivities will begin at 4 pm at festival Bey where the first 5000 visitors will be given LED wristbands to fully enjoy the Light show. To mark this grand launch, Dubai Festival City Mall has partnered with global initiative Elephant Parade to bring 50 life-size baby elephant statues to Dubai for the first time in the Middle East. The statues will form part of a six-week exhibition around the Mall giving shoppers the chance to capture pictures with the beautiful artefacts and raise awareness for elephant conservation.
Steven Cleaver, Director, Shopping Centres Dubai, Al-Futtaim Malls, said: “Our IMAGINE shows have always been extremely popular amongst our visitors so we are thrilled to be back again with our fourth show. Tying in with the ‘Year of Tolerance’ we wanted to celebrate Diwali like never before to give Indian expatriates that are away from home the chance to celebrate the occasion here with us in Dubai.”
From a Surprise Box Dance show with dancers and a flash mob performance to a fireworks display on Saturday, October 26, The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah is going all out to celebrate Diwali 2019. With events taking place from Friday, October 18 until Sunday, October 27, people celebrating Diwali can also expect an array of Indian-inspired dishes across restaurants and 25 percent off at select stores.
Visitors who book a ride with Careem to The Pointe at Palm Jumairah will get 20 percent off their ride, while a selection of stores around will also be offering a special 25 percent discount.
Set to be one-of-a-kind Diwali 2019 fair, Al Seef will be hosting ‘Diwali Mela’ from Thursday, October 24 until Monday, October 28. Offering an array of activities, the fair will include an artisans market, stage dance performances, and kids’ workshops as well as a magnificent fireworks display on the 27 of October. Open throughout the week, the pop-up bazaars feature diverse themes from Emirati, Khaleeji and Middle Eastern to Asian and International.
Dubai is all set to light up for the Diwali festival quite literally. From Dubai Festival City and Al Seef to The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, you’re already in the right city to watch the fireworks and celebrate the huge festival of lights, Diwali 2019.