It's the most wonderful time of the year and New Year's Eve is the perfect opportunity to dance the night away and welcome 2023 with open arms! To make sure you have a great time and end the year with a bang, we've compiled a comprehensive list of the best parties across the MENA region. Whether you're looking for something energetic and upbeat or something a bit more sophisticated and soulful, this list has something for everyone! So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to celebrate the start of a new year!
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
DIXON, MIND AGAINST | NEW SOHO GARDEN
Get ready to ring in the new year with a bang at Soho Garden in Dubai! On December 31, Dixon and Mind Against will be performing at the venue, setting the stage for a night of unforgettable celebrations. With views of the stunning Burj Khalifa fireworks, this is the perfect location to ring in 2023 with style.
SATORI | SOHO GARDEN MEYDAN
New Year's Eve in Dubai is going to be a night to remember, thanks to the world-famous Dutch artist Satori at Soho Garden Meydan. Satori's sets are known for their combination of spirituality and tremendous energy, inspired by the sonic African structure and electronic world music. His music is hard to define by any one genre, as it aims to satisfy any meditative music lover with its seductive trance and mind-altering earthy tones. On December 31, Satori will be performing at The Gardens outdoor terrace, where his sound is set to live in your heart and harvest every last memory of dance and rhythm.
MIRAGE NYE FESTIVAL | RAS AL KHAIMAH
Citizen Kain, Soel, Loco & Jam, Mladen Tomic, Ayesha, Bianca Blanco, Jad, Kade B, Mazz, Off Kourse, Versa and Xubair Aly are just some of the 20+ artists set to take the stage at Mirage NYE Festival, which will take place at Ras Al Khaimah. With a diverse range of genres and styles, there's something for every music lover at this massive gathering.
REVOLVE | VICE DXB
Vice DXB is also hosting the ultimate party. On December 31, the venue will be hosting a massive NYE event featuring performances by Histor, Mesh, Karim Duddz, Maverick, Bianca Blanco, Hozu, Agent K, Kouji, Yana Miss D, Shehab, Jimmy, Stetson, and Kassem. With a diverse lineup of talented artists and the stunning Burj Khalifa fireworks as the backdrop, this is sure to be a night to remember.
PLUSH EXTREME NYE 2023 | YUMÉ DUBAI
Another alternative in the city will be Plush Nightlife’s grand Bollywood bash at Yume DXB. Beatz, Carlos, Harry, Knox Artiste, Krise and VDJ Jacob are the acts to perform.
NYE RAVE DESERT REUNION | TO BE UNVEILED WHEN FANS CONFIRM THEIR ATTENDANCE
A mysterious gathering by Dubai Techno House collective may be another option to consider. A secret venue will be unveiled once fans confirm their attendance. Music lovers are in for an unforgettable night with YBR, Kriko, Bloodyymascara, Mohamadtt and Voices.
JUST ANOTHER YEAR-END PARTY | ALSERKAL AVENUE
This joint party by Analog Amigo Records and the collective The Flip Side will feature DJ sets by 199X, Miriam Sablouni and Saif J. This in-store year-end gathering at Alserkal Avenue is must attend.
BAYO X NOCTUARY NYE EVENT
Saudi Arabia is getting ready to ring in the new year with an invite-only private NYE event featuring a lineup of local and regional artists. This exclusive event is sure to be a night of non-stop dancing and celebration as Audio Werner, Baloo, Daylomar, Hameed b2b Omar Fayyad, masFunk, O.BEE & Tomas, Station, tamer, and Walrus bring their unique styles and sounds to the stage.
ADRIATIQUE | SEASIDE ARENA
This New Year's Eve, music fans in Lebanon will be treated to a special one-off event at the Seaside Arena in Beirut. Swiss duo Adriatique will be headlining the night, promising a night of music and revelry that Lebanon's party-goers won't soon forget.
MOONWALK | RECESS BEIRUT
Another hotspot in Beirut this NYE will be Recess, where Moonwalk, duo known for their energetic and melodic techno sound, are to headline the show. They'll be joined by a lineup of DJs the likes of Elie Arida, Elie Ghosn, Gutenn, Jason Kaakoush, Moon Dos Santos, and AFK b2b Patt.
NOTRE DAME | B 018
Beirut’s B 108 is gearing up for an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration, featuring Notre Dame as the headliner and support from ED'N'RAY and Dr Naz. The atmosphere willsure to get revelers in the celebratory mood as they say goodbye to the old year and hello to the new.
ANA LILIA | OVER 338
As the clock ticks down to the start of 2023, Bahrain is another country preparing to welcome the new year with a memorable celebration. OFF Global Group has planned something truly special for this NYE for the fans in Bahrain. Headlined by Ana Lilia, the night at Manama’s Over 338 is sure to take music lovers on a journey like no other. Joining Ana Lilia on stage will be Julián Mesa and Infrared.
SELEKTED NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY | MEISEI
Meisei Bahrain will host a New Year's Eve event featuring a headline performance by Pavel Petrov. He will be joined by a lineup of other talented DJs, including Mesut Kutbay, Aktivate, Yofo, Gokhan, Salime and Ahmed Darwish b2b Karim Abuidrees.
MUSELAND | CALEXICO
Celebrate NYE in memorable way by joining Museland Records’ party with mad grooves, live music and big beats. The acts include Dust, Chem_ex, The Zapties, Hasan H, A2K and more.
VORTEX NEW YEAR’S EVE ’23 | HOWDY
OM's Events, Wolfpack Events and Black Sheep Entertainments are joining forces to welcome the new year at their joint party Vortex NYE '23. Taking place at Howdy, the gathering will feature sets from Dr. Sal, H. Haji, HSE, Kamikazee, Metric, Mualim and Technonician.
HANNES BIEGER | HILTON AMMAN
Attention music lovers in Jordan: the Hilton Amman is the place to be this New Year's Eve! The venue is hosting a special performance by Hannes Bieger, a world-renowned artist known for his innovative and genre-defying music.
Bieger's unique blend of electronic and acoustic sounds is sure to keep the party going all night long. His live performances are always full of energy and excitement, making this the perfect way to kick off 2023. Supporting acts of the night will be Amroy and Roo.
NYE 2023 | FRESCO
Fresco, which is located at Marina Bawdar Rawda is gearing up to host a New Year’s Eve celebration with DJ Khalifa, Free Bird, DJ Marhoobi and live band Los Amigos, promising to be a night to remember.
THE COUNTDOWN NYE, SOIRÉE | LIQUIDSKY
Prepare to be amazed by the carefully crafted stage design and top-notch lineup, including Maitrai, Pharaoh and HTX. These three fusion and electro-dance artists are sure to bring an unforgettable atmosphere to LiquidSky as we welcome in 2023!
MATHAME | HIDE DOHA
Hide Doha will be transformed into a party paradise, with a special performance by the Italian duo Mathame. This is the perfect opportunity to let go of all the stress of 2022 and embrace the new year with open arms.
FRANKEY & SANDRINO | LE LAC DU CAIRE
If you're looking for a festive celebration in Egypt, look no further! This year's NYE event at the capital’s Le Lac Du Caire will feature performances by Frankey & Sandrino, Abou Samra, and Boody.
NEW YEAR WEEKEND | BYOOT BAY RESORT
Byoot Bay, a resort on the Cairo-Alexandria desert road is hosting a three-day event, running from December 30 to January 1, will feature performances by some of the hottest artists in the country, including Ampish, AXL, Amr Fawzy, Adel, C.Zedan, K.A.E.& Aslam, Yolanda, and Youssef Gohar.
HVOB, ADAM PORT | CUBIX
Party-goers in El Gouna, Egypt’s eco-friendly coastal town, shouldn’t miss out on the ultimate NYE celebration at Cubix! Organised by the the P+US team, the gathering is to be co-headlined by HVOB and Adam Port. Joining him will be none other than Kareem Zenhom and Hussein Yehia.
BLOCK PARTY NYE | EL GOUNA
Another party in El Gouna is named Block Party NYE, which will be hosted at two stages; the Main Room and the Pink Room – each with its own lineup. In the Main Room, fans can catch sets by Aly B, Sid-e, and Akladios, while the Pink Room will feature performances from Yellow Tape, Hashem, Aly Goede, Tata, and Rootzadelicz.
LIFETIME FESTIVAL | EXPO TEL AVIV
New Year's Eve will also be amazing in Israel. A two-day celebration, named Lifetime Festival, kicks off today with performances by Mind Against, Mita Gami, Reef, Adi Shabat b2b Ray Harel and Ella Gotman. But the fun doesn't stop there – on December 31, the party continues with Maceo Plex, Massano, The Element, Genish, Made In Tlv and Face 2 Face.
DAY TO DREAM NYE 2023 | GAGARIN TEL AVIV
This is another NYE celebration fans in Tel Aviv won't want to miss. What better way to celebrate it than at Gagarin Tel Aviv, the hottest nightclub in the city? The lineup for this year's NYE party is packed with talented artists, including Red Axes, Mita Gami, and OMRI., to name a few. No matter what genre you prefer, there's something for everyone at this celebration.
SLIPPERS X RHINOS IN SPACE PRESENTS | SLIPPERS
NYE in Tel Aviv is set to be even more special with this amazing lineup of back-to-back performances being held at Slippers. Bopping to the beats of four different b2b performances, revelers are in for a real treat. Danny Vak and Kidnappa Koko, Jakob and Raul Siberdi, Takiru and Middle Sky Boom, Benji and Rina will all be performing at the Tel Aviv club on the last night of the year.
CHAMBORD (LIVE) | COLLABO
This invitation-only event will take place at a secret location in the Jaffa area and feature a lineup of some of the hottest DJs and live acts in Tel Aviv, including Chambord, Kadmon, Laroz, Niv Yefet, Ben Bracha, Funkamel, Gidor and Guy Maayan. These talented musicians will be bringing their A-game.
NYE ECLIPSE BY UMBRA | ROYAL CLUB ÉQUESTRE DU DÉTROIT
One of the youngest collective in Morocco, Umbra left behind their first season and returns with its finale to 2022. For this NYE. They invite Ten Walls, Zakem, AMVN, Kollo, Lagiø and Nvim.
RAK ELECTRONIK NYE | VILLA JANNA
Ring in the new year with RAK Electronik family at Terra Janna. They have got a selective lineup ready to rock the Palm Grove until late in the morning. As usual be prepared for a delightful sunset and a magic sunrise. The acts to perform will be Andrey Pushkravev, Lowris, Axis, Anzar, Holly Molly, Yaya, JaKaw and Sweethis.
KINTARÖ, ØRÃ AND PEGA | SECRET ROOM MARRAKECH
As the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, the Secret Room Marrakech will be the place to be! Astra Expérience is hosting an incredible NYE event, with artists Kintarö, ØRÃ and Pega taking to the decks to get you dancing into 2023.
JARNI, TIMINU, YAHYA | KATTUS KLUB
This club night at Kattus Marrakech will feature sets from Jarni, Timinu, and Yahya, who are sure to get you in the party mood. So why wait?