Your guide to #RamadanInDubai festivities

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Enthralling light shows, sparkling fireworks displays, Ramadan-themed music performances, and joyful surprises will light up hearts and destinations across the emirate this holy month as part of the #RamadanInDubai campaign.

Hosted by Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE), the #RamadanInDubai citywide festivities will allow residents and visitors to experience the joy and magic of the season, with celebrations coming to every corner of the city up until Eid.

Weekend fireworks

Enchanting fireworks displays presented by Al Zarooni Group will illuminate the skies at 10:00 pm on March 15-17 and March 29-31 at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR.

Additional displays will also be held on March 22-24 at Al Seef and on April 5-7 at Dubai Festival City Mall.

Gastronomy experiences

Food enthusiasts and families can explore a range of experiences, from food trucks at Ramadan markets to lavish five-star buffets featuring delectable dishes from around the globe.

Traditional Iftar and Suhoor can be enjoyed across the city's hotels, restaurants and Ramadan tents, offering cuisine to satisfy every palate and budget. The city also has an abundance of serene settings for Suhoor.

At Global Village, flavours from across the world can be savoured amid a magical atmosphere of celebration and togetherness. A vibrant array of vendors will cook up international favourites and visitors can also discover gifts and treasures from retail stalls.

The Ramadan Garden by Winter Garden, nestled against the backdrop of Al Habtoor Palace, offers a magical ambiance where friends, families and colleagues can gather. Here, guests can indulge in unique and flavourful dishes that represent the essence of the season.

At Al Khawaneej Majlis, THE HUB market offers a delicious selection of food stalls, with an array of flavours to enjoy with family amid a warm community atmosphere.

For a full evening of festivities, residents and visitors can head over to Expo City Dubai, where lively markets and entertainment await. Additionally, specially curated Iftar and Suhoor menus are available at the Surreal water feature, Oasis Food Hall and Al Wasl Plaza Cafe, promising a culinary experience to remember.

Another iconic must-visit dining destination is the al fresco majlis at Jumeirah Emirates Towers where visitors can break their fast as the sun sets over the towers and Museum of the Future.

Roaming performances

Residents and visitors can enjoy beautiful weather and enthralling roaming performances from musicians and performers at Global Village, Hai Ramadan at Expo City Dubai, Festival by the Bay at Dubai Festival City Mall, City Walk and JBR, The Beach.

Malls across the city will help shoppers to embrace the spirit of the season, with appearances from Dubai characters Modesh and Dana, at Mirdiff City Centre, Deira City Centre, Circle Mall and Ibn Battuta Mall.

Launched by the Dubai Media Council (DMC) under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the DMC, the #RamadanInDubai campaign brings the public and private sectors together for the first time for a unified celebration of the holy month.

The Dubai Media Council has tasked Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), with overseeing the campaign's execution.

The initiative has been designed to bring to the community the unique spirit, beauty and warmth of Ramadan and share the rich cultural heritage and traditions that are an integral part of celebrations during the holy month.

It also aims to create a unique ambience across the city that captures the true essence of Ramadan, reflecting the authentic Emirati customs and traditions that make the occasion truly special.

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