The new year is just around the corner, and what better way to kick off 2019 than with free fun for everyone?! Whether you’re up for a relaxing yoga class by the beach, hip-hop club nights or festive fun for all ages, here are 7 completely free things to do in Dubai on New Year’s Day 2019…
1. Free sunset yoga at the beach
Is one of your new year’s resolutions for 2019 to do more yoga and be zen? If so, yoga-to sign up for this free class at the beach! Just bring your yoga mats and join Sumit Manav for a 90-min sunset yoga flow followed by meditation on New Year’s Day.
Time: From 4.15pm to 5.45pm
Where: Kite Zone, Kite Beach (behind Sunset Mall)
2. Free entertainment at Bluewaters Island
There’s fun for all ages at Bluewaters Island this winter! Head there with the family to enjoy live music, entertainment, kids activities, snowfall, a Instagrammable ‘Freeze Wall’, lots of food, market stalls and more!
Time: From 1pm to 11pm
Where: The Wharf, Bluewaters Island (across from The Beach, opposite JBR)
3. Free underwater party at The Hatch
Ready to party 7 metres underwater? The Hatch, which you’ll find on the lower level of the floating QE2 Dubai, is throwing a New Year’s Day party – and entry is free! The line-up features Denis Horvat, Frederick Stone, Michka and Aidin Karami on the decks. RSVP here.
Time: From 9.30pm to 3am
Where: The Hatch Dubai, QE2, Port Rashid
4. Free drinks at Toro Toro
Ladies, Toro Toro is moving its weekly ladies night to Tuesday for one night only! Don’t miss the award-winning Dulce Maria ladies night on New Year’s Day, where you can enjoy three complimentary Latin-inspired beverages, awesome music and chic vibes.
Time: From 6pm to 10pm
Where: Toro Toro, Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina
5. Free kids activities at Burjuman
Burjuman has transformed into a winter wonderland this festive season, with loads of free activities for the little ones! Round up the family and make your way to Brr…Juman to take part in all the festive fun such as the ice hockey zone, dress a snowman game, snow fight zone, arts and crafts, ice skating rink and so much more.
Time: From 2pm to 10pm
Where: Burjuman, Bur Dubai
6. Free hip-hop night at White Dubai
Love Hip-Hop and RnB music? To celebrate New Year’s Day, White Dubai’s popular URBN night is moving to Tuesday! Ready to party it up Dubai-style? The line-up is yet to be announced, but whoever it is, you know it’s going to be good.
Time: From 11pm to 4am
Where: White Dubai, Meydan
7. Free family fun at Riverland
There is so much going on at Riverland Dubai this season! From dancing elves and stilt walkers to jugglers and inflatable mascots, the little ones will have a blast at this free family destination.
Time: From 4pm to 11pm
Where: Riverland, Dubai Parks & Resorts
Featured image: Via Instagram | @riverlanddubai