Abu Dhabi, Dec. 30 -- The United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi is set to welcome the new year with the largest record-breaking firework display that will last for more than 40 minutes at its Sheikh Zayed Festival.

The display at Al Wathba will also include a largest drone show which also aims to break the record for more than 3,000 units lighting up the night sky.

In fact, on New Year's Eve, December 31, the festival will remain open to visitors until 2 am.

The festival has many other activities and entertainment such as Fun Fair City, Children's Town, Art District, Flower Garden, Selfie Street and more.

Other fireworks displays are also scheduled across the country to celebrate the New Year such as the famous Burj Khalifa fireworks...