Free things to do in Ras Al Khaimah on New Year’s Eve

Free things to do in Ras Al Khaimah on New Year's Eve

Saving money in Ras Al Khaimah doesn’t have to mean sitting at home and doing nothing. There are other ways to have a good time without spending much.

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Free things to do in Ras Al Khaimah on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve has to be one of the most expensive nights of the year. Tickets to fancy events usually cost hundreds of dirhams, bars and restaurants inflate their prices (or only offer a very expensive set charge) — and you probably can’t get out of town even if you wanted to, because airfare, hotel rates, and taxi prices are higher too. Even throwing a party at home gets expensive fast — between alcohol, food, and decorations, it all adds up. In summation, it can feel impossible to find Free or cheap things to do on New Year’s Eve.

Saving money in Ras Al Khaimah doesn’t have to mean sitting at home and doing nothing. There are other ways to have a good time without spending much.

Go for Marjan Fireworks

It’s a New Years Eve to remember for a lifetime, as Ras Al Khaimah’s Marjan Island will display record-breaking spectacular Fireworks to light up the skies. Although most of the roads are blocked due to covid situation, the event is free to watch and make your 2024 start with a bang! All You want to know about Ras Al Khaimah Fireworks

Check out Hilton Fireworks


Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa brings the caravanserai to life and delivers you into your next journey of 2024 heralded by a spectacular fireworks display. Although the event is paid the spectacular fireworks can be witnessed even if you are not at the resort. Good news for those living near Marid area in Ras Al Khaimah. More details here

Go Camping

If you have friends who also believe in the budget New Year celebration, you can do a small get together and camp in Ras Al Khaimah. The weather is great the view of the emirate is spectacular and yes you don’t have to clean the dishes at home on 1st January. Camping Haven’s’ in Ras Al Khaimah

Don’t forget to check out the camping checklist

Host a Pot Luck Party

Make your party a little cheaper by turning it into a potluck party! Have each guest bring a dish and drink of their choice so that you don’t have to shell out the money for everyone. You’ll all have fun, eat lots of good food, and you’ll all save a little money.

Take a stroll at Al Qasimi Corniche

National Day winter Market Corniche Ras Al Khaimah

Touch the local flavour of this Night Market in Ras Al Khaimah. Get the authentic taste of local cuisines, traditional apparels and accessories, handicrafts, kids play area or just walk in the festive decorations.

Have a low key date night

Spending New Year’s Eve with bae? Make it romantic with a low-key date night. Make a small dinner together instead of going out. Rent some fun rom-coms instead of hitting the theatre, then watch the ball drop from the comfort of your own couch. Light some candles to make it more cozy, maybe have a little bonfire outside if you can, and talk, laugh, and cuddle the night away.

Call your family in your home country

Being an Expat, spending time with your close ones in your home country might be hard. New year is an opportunity to assure them that you really care for them and love them. Botim, skype or facetime, make them feel special on new years’ eve

Visit a religious place

Absolutely no better way to begin your year with blessings of Deity. Visit your nearest religious place, thank god for this life, seek blessing for the year ahead and make your true resolutions.

Watch live streaming of new year celebrations.

With technology, you can enjoy spectacular new year celebrations live across the world. There are a lot of online links available to witness fireworks, parties, and all the action-packed celebrations around the world from the comfort of your home. Watch Live streaming of Ras Al Khaimah Fireworks

In conclusion, you can do many free things on New Year’s Eve to celebrate and have fun with friends and family. Some ideas include hosting a movie night, going for a hike or walk, having a game night, hosting a potluck dinner party, going stargazing, having a dance party, having a craft night, hosting a book club or reading party, having a photo scavenger hunt, or hosting a virtual party. No matter what activity you choose, spending time with the people you love and ring in the new year together is the most important thing.

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  1. Abhishek Tiwari

    Abhishek Tiwari

    December 29, 2018 at 5:49 pm

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