It’s midsummer, the weather is hot and humid. Outdoor activities in Dubai become too exhausting to perform. The sun is blazing at morning forcing anyone to think twice before going out. Dubai is brilliant at night, there are many fun things to do in Dubai at night. The sun fades and takes away the hazy horizon, sprawling sand scenes, and extreme temperatures, giving way to skyscrapers’ skyline to parade.
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10 Fun Things to do in Dubai at Night
This city does a great job as a night resort featuring plenty of evening activities. Thus, we decided to list the most entertaining things to do in Dubai at night while saving money.
1- Take a Dive and Stroll at Beaches in Dubai
Lots of people don’t know this, but you can swim at night in Dubai. In some public beaches such as The Beach at JBR, you are allowed to sink in the waters of the Arabian Gulf all around the day.
It’s insanely amazing, and excellent for whoever seeks uncrowded beaches.
Working hours: 24/7
2- Set a Cinema Night
Dubai is packed with cinema screens showing English, Arabic, and Hindi movies. They offer multiple experiences such as standard 2D cinemas, 3D, MX4D, IMAX, and high-end cinema screens.
Multiplexes are supplied with high-tech projection and sound systems that get you immersed inside the movie and take you beyond the typical definition of cinemas.
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Price: AED 40 – AED 180
Working hours: Last showtimes start between 12.00am & 1.00am usually
3- Encounter the Legend of UAE
Etihad Museum tells the history of the Emirati union – which was declared in 1971 – over an area of 25,000 square meters, and situated close to the Union House Site, where this event took place.
The building has a breathtaking architecture design influenced by the Unification Agreement echoing the 7 leaning pens signed the agreement.
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Price: AED 25
Working hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
4- Watch the Dancing Sprinkles, differently
Get ahead of crowds and own unprecedented views of the magnificent Dubai Dancing Fountain majestic shows.
Dubai Fountain Broadwalk which places you just 9-meters away from the performance stepping on a floating platform, and Dubai Fountain Lake Ride sails around the performance in a classic ride that represents the culture of Dubai.
Dubai Fountain Broadwalk: AED 20
Dubai Fountain Lake Ride: AED 68.25
Dubai Fountain Broadwalk: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dubai Fountain Lake Ride: 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm
5- Surpass Reality
The Dubai Mall has more thrills than you think. VR Park – located in level 2 – is the world’s largest VR theme park offering virtual reality and augmented reality adventures over an area of 7000 square meters.
VR Park features 18 exciting adventures that will amaze you. Multiplayer adventures will bring you and your gang an ultimate blast in different unique worlds using high-tech to offer an ultra-immersive kick.
If you want to have a glimpse, feel welcome, entry is free.
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AED 15 – AED 45
Unlimited Adult Day Pass AED 150
Thursday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 1:00 am
Sunday to Wednesday: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
6- Dodge Real World
Escape games are among the best ways to reveal inner arts, explore points of strength, expose unnoticed talents, and maximize teamwork abilities. They are a 60-mins challenge with a lifetime influence.
One of the best escape games in Dubai is “HintHunt”, it’s designed for a team of 2 to 6 persons who will work together to survive or solve a mystery.
What makes “HintHunt” unique is the hypnotic ambiance and interactive tools, you will believe it, and most important, you will flee real life matters.
Price: AED 110 – AED 140 (per person)
Working hours: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
7- Experiment International Cuisines
Being in Dubai is an opportunity to savor food from all over the world. As the city is home to almost 200 nationalities, it has restaurants which offer several platters.
To identify your next taste, Zomato – a website and mobile app – would be a great way to delve into boundless dining venues in the city, check their menu, prices, contact info, address, price range, rating, and reviews.
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Price: Check Zomato
Working hours: Again, check Zomato
8- Reveal the Underwater Fascination
Atlantis The Palm guarantees a charming amphibious trip in The Lost Chambers Aquarium. 65,000 marine animals house the 10 chambers creating a colorful underwater life to get in touch with.
Every step through the passages of The Lost Chambers Aquarium unveil a piece of Lost City of Atlantis tale. You will not only connect with marine life but also grab knowledge about the Atlantean history and culture.
Price: AED 75 (adult UAE residents)
Working hours: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
9- Defy Limits
Dubai presents the world’s first urban maze over an area of 3500 square meters, a gateway to tweak times you spend with your friends, where your teamwork skills, physical competency, problem-solving skills, and stress management will be put to the test.
Room by room, teams collaborate mentally and physically to unlock and pass to the next challenge. A breathtaking game with a minimum of 3 players and a maximum of 6 players are allowed per group.
AED 155 (2-hours pass/person)
AED 199 (4-hours pass/person)
10:00 am – 10:00 pm
10- Hit Nightlife
When it comes to nightlife, Dubai is bustling. From nightclubs in Dubai to beach clubs to lounges to bars, the city’s nightlife venues are infinite, and they turn every night into a wild party.
Dubai offers much in late-night entertainment hosting famous DJs and bands playing international music from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
The finest yet budget nightlife swanky spots are Barasti, Lucky Voice, and Lock, Stock & Barrel. While endless fun is guaranteed, expenses depend on you. Our advice is to find out offers and deals frequently to make the most of the night while staying on budget.
Remember, before planning the night, be sure you’re over 21 years old. Dubai’s policy doesn’t allow minors. And the rules are very strict in Dubai.
Price: Which type of drinkers are you?
Working hours: Usually until 3:00 am
By the time the night ends, our list comes to an end. We hope next time you are about to set out at night, we would have inspired a few enticing destinations.
As joy is endless in Dubai, We would like to hear from you, so everyone would get motivated by your stories of having a marvelous night in the city.
About the Author:
Eslam is an enthusiastic blogger currently living in Dubai and working for fam Properties. He admires writing on diverse topics including travel, lifestyle, leisure, technology, business, and news, driven by his passion for exploring and experiencing new perspectives.