New Year's Eve

31 Dec 2008

What's On And What's Off In Dubai

Following the NYE cancellation announcement has found out that all indoor events will go ahead as planned but there will be no outdoors events.

We will keep you updated on which of these events will be moved inside and which will be cancelled.

Still ON

Shakira.Going ahead as planned.

Club Persiais still on. ZUMAwill be open for dinner on New Year's Eve, as per the
original plans. The opening hours are 7pm on 31 December to 3am on 1 January. For more information, please contact 04 425 5660.

The Dubai Drumsevent is still on. It's going to be called "New moon Desert Drumming For Peace". The Chaosevent at the Madinat Arenais still on. Kandy Clubis on.

Alphawill not be celebrating NYE tonight, they will however be OPEN and supporting the Palestinians with a live tribute from Osheasis and JoJo De Freq. Donations welcome at the door for Palestinians relief fund. 047022640

The Irish Villagehave announced that anyone who has bought tickets will get a voucher to the value of their ticket back. This can be spent at the IV anytime from January 1 2009. If you don't have a ticket you can come along and enjoy the free buffet anyway. The bar will operate as normal but there will be no live music. There will be background music but no New Year celebrations.

The CellarFor those who have bought tickets dinner will be as planned but without entertainment. Those who still wish to attend will get a Dhs300 discount on their ticket price. If you don't want to attend and would like a full refund please contact the venue to arrange this.

The Address, Downtown Burj Dubai- Cala Barand Sky Baropen for parties with DJ

RitzCarlton Hotel-Dinner as planned

RennaissanceHotel-Dinner as planned

Raffles-Inside Parties will go on as planned

Movenpick- Gala Dinner as planned

Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates- Inside events as planned

Le Meridien Dubai- Inside events as planned

FairmontDubai- Dinner as planned

The Pacha partywith Jon Carter will now be held in the Johara Ballroom at the Souk Madinat Jumeirah. The timings will remain the same. Tickets are now all Dhs750, those who paid Dhs850 will get a refund at the door.

The Westinhave confirmed that dinner will be going ahead tonight at Hunter's Grill, but there will be no fireworks party.

We have been informed that the fireworks on Wafi rooftophave been cancelled. The management are now meeting to decide on ticket refunds.

The Arabian Park Hotel, The Monarch, Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Crowne Plaza, Taj Palace Hotel, Hilton Dubai Creekand The Capitol Hotelhave confirmed that their dinners will go ahead tonight.

Uptown Barand Dhow and Anchorat Jumeirah Beach Hotel are open as usual.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah's Restaurantsall open except Al Hambra, Segrettoand Centimetro.

Maleconand Boudoirat Dubai Marineopen but no fireworks display.

Nelson's Barfully operational; Harry's Placefully operational; Koubba Barfully operational; Oeno Wine Barfully operational; Trader Vic's Crowne Plazafully operational

Buddha Bar.Open as normal.

Al Sahra Desert Resortis still on but no fireworks.

Chill Rooftop Loungeat the Royal Ascot Hotel. DJ cancelled, entrance Dhs100 includes one drink and food

CrystalBarNew Year' Eve at Grand Millennium is on. Al Bustan Rotana Hotel- Inside events as planned JW Marriott Dubai-Inside events as planned Shangri La Dubai-Band is cancelled but dinner is still on.

Double Deckeris on.

Barastiwill be on but with no fireworks or live music.

Tamanya Terraceopen but doing everyday operation not NYE party.

Calabaris on.

400 Clubwaiting for confirmation but planning to go ahead.

Wafi Rooftop(Skool Daze) still operational but no loud music and no dancing,

Chaos VIP night- fully operational.

Axwellhas been cancelled. Anyone who bought their tickets from Time Out will have the money refunded back onto the credit card they paid with directly.

Solid Gold, Dubai Marine Beach Resort Spa- no fireworks, quieter music.

Tribe, Crowne Plaza-fully operational.

Belgian Beer Cafe (Jeremy Live/Da:Funct)- fully operational.

Zinc, Crowne Plaza- fully operational.

LamaTours DesertExtravaganza- fully operational.

Plan B/Ginseng, Wafi -fully operational.

Hive, Souk Al Bahar- Open as usual

We have been told that New Years Eve in Dubai at the Madinat Jumeirahis still on. Only the fireworks display is cancelled.

The ApartmentLounge and Club at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel will still have the New Year's Eve Ball with Grandmaster Flash supported by DJ Rone Jaxx and Ricardo da Force.

Lotus Onewill be operating as planned with the NYE Gala Canapes Dinners 8.30 p.m onwards. Toll Free:800 Lotus

Called Off

Chihas cancelled its NYE party tonight. Tickets for tonight will be valid tomorrow night with two free drinks.

360has been cancelled. More details to follow.

Plan B@ Wafi - Closed