Many of the events have also been extended into Eid Al Fitr week
With the holy month of Ramadan just one week to go, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) continues to offer extensive programs for families.
The list includes must-see Ramadan tents, indoor sports and activities, and a variety of mall activities. Many of the events also extend into Eid Al Fitr week.
Here is a list of the top events organized in the emirate:
shopping malls and markets
Al Seef’s outdoor art gallery features works by artists supported by Dubai Culture alongside arabesque and contemporary art installations, live art showcases and activities throughout Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr week.
Al Seef is also home to a Ramadan market showcasing a variety of Ramadan-themed products, from home accessories to Fawanees lanterns, children’s products and sweets. Nightly storytelling and quiz sessions are planned for the little ones. Families can enjoy special Iftar and Suhoor offerings. Ramadan activities take place from Iftar time to midnight until May 5th.
Together this Ramadan
The Together This Ramadan punchline campaign hosts a range of activities including spectacular fountain shows with the family. Visitors can listen to soothing Arabic melodies or stroll down the promenade to see the Ramadan decorations. Over 20 restaurants offer Iftar and Suhoor menus.
At Ibn Battuta Mall, images taken in the Ramadan-themed reflection room led to a raffle to win a delicious iftar. Multiple retail and food and beverage offerings are featured throughout the mall.
Jebel Ali, food and dining events are planned at the Festival Plaza.
The Ramadan Tent at Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers an Iftar package at Dh275 per person and Suhoor at Dh185 per person. The event takes place on the “terrace between the towers”. The Ramadan Majlis can accommodate up to 500 guests and is available daily during Ramadan from sunset.
The Ramadan Tent at Asateer Tent at Atlantis, The Palm hosts Iftar in a relaxed setting with Lebanese, Moroccan, Persian and Khaleeji flavors, large LED screens and games such as chess and backgammon available upon request.
Asateer is open daily for Iftar from 6:30pm to 8:30pm and for Suhoor from 10:00pm to 3:00am with the last order being taken at 2:30am.
The very first hologram ever available in a tent is in the Ramadan Moments tent at Festival Bay Heliport. With singers like Umm Kulthum and Abdel Halim Hafez and a selection of delicious food from Karam Al Baher, this tent has something for everyone. Enjoy live entertainment such as fiddle and tarabiyat shows, the Harget Kart concert, influencer meet and greets, and surprise celebrity visits throughout Ramadan.
The Majlis at Madinat Jumeirah for Iftar from sunset to 8.45pm is Dh220 per person or for Suhoor from 9.30pm to 3am is Dh185 per person.
Dubai sports world
Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) and Dubai Sports Council (DSC) have announced the 12th edition of Dubai Sports World, which will run from now until September 21st, giving sports enthusiasts across the city access to quality indoor sports for six months -Sports facilities for soccer, padel, cricket, tennis, badminton and more at Za’abeel Halls 3 – 6 at DWTC, daily from 8am to midnight, extended to 1am during Ramadan. Prices start from just Dh20 and vary by sport and timing.
Dolphinarium of Dubai
The venue offers 45-minute interactive dolphin and seal shows.