Eid al-Fitr, the famous festival of the Muslim religion is approaching soon. This festival marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, which is celebrated by Muslims all over the world with great fun and enthusiasm.
On the day of Eid, people wake up early in the morning and offer prayers to God in the Mosque. They relish feast with their friends and family and exchange gifts as a token of love. Donating food and clothes to poor and needy is one of the major traditions of Eid. This year Eid al-Fitr will be observed on 5th June. The city of Dubai comes alive during Eid when a whole new level of excitement is seen among people. From the city’s top restaurants to shopping malls, everything is jam-packed that put up spectacular shows for residents.
Here are some amazing ideas to help you know how to celebrate Eid in Dubai:
1. Enjoy Feast at Palace Downtown
Treat yourself with a buffet of delectable Middle Eastern & International cuisines at the Palace Downtown on June 7. This place has authentic Arabian tents where you can relish lip-smacking cuisines with your family while enjoying the surrounding views.
2. Get Entertained at Ibn Battuta
This Eid, Ibn Battuta Mall has set Aladdin-themed stage show with fairy tales, genies and fantasy land. A great initiative for kid’s entertainment during the festival of Eid. There are four shows daily followed by a meet and greet and photo session with the famous characters of Aladdin, Genie, and Princess Jasmine.
3. Enjoy 5-course Meal at Masterchef
You can enjoy a limited-edition five-course menu at Masterchef during Eid holiday prepared by Nikita Gandhi, who is Masterchef India’s youngest winner. The menu includes Indian-inspired vegetarian dishes along with soft drinks and cocktails.
4. Enjoy the Splashes of Water at Wild Wadi Waterpark
Spend this Eid enjoying the amazing rides at Wild Wadi Waterpark with your whole family. Along with thrilling rides, relish your taste buds with juicy burgers, lip-smacking hot dogs, crispy fries, shawarma and soft drinks.
5. Have Fun with Dolphins
Want to make Eid celebrations a little more exciting this year? How about having fun with Dolphins at the Dolphin Bay? Where you get a chance to play, interact, snorkel and swim along with dolphins. You can avail Dolphin Snorkel package that allows guests to swim with the dolphins under the guidance of a marine animal specialist.
6. Watch the Sky Sparkle
You can enjoy the celebratory firework display with your family at various locations in Dubai. Yas Marina, Dubai Festival City Mall, La Mer, and Al Seef are some of the places that host impressive firework displays at night during Eid.
7. Shop to Win at Mall of the Emirates
This Eid, shopping got all the more exciting at Mall of the Emirates. Shop for Dh600 from June 1 to 8 and get a chance to win Dh5000 in mall gift cards every day. A perfect excuse to pick up a party outfit that you have been eyeing for months or buy Eid gifts for your loved ones. Because the more you shop, the more are your chances of winning.
8. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai is organizing a three-day Eid celebration with a pool party that includes bubble machines, water guns, confetti, and inflatables. Along with fun in the pool, people can enjoy ice cream, frozen drinks and tropical cocktails. And don’t miss the exclusive entertainment by Nikki Beach Resident DJs & Musicians.
9. Enjoy Shopping At the Ripe Market
The Ripe market brings together about 100 local businesses selling everything from organic food items, unique handcrafted items, jewelry, and skincare products to boutique fashion for both kids and adults. It provides the local businesses a platform to sell their products to the residents of Dubai and tourists visiting. With fitness workshops, live entertainment and children’s activities, Ripe market is one of the best places to have fun with your loved ones this Eid.
10. Visit the Qasar Al Watan Palace
Visiting Qasar Al Watan Palace, the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi is one of the best ways to have fun this Eid. While exploring the beautiful palace, you’ll get a closer look at the remarkable architecture, huge libraries, presidential banquet halls and ancient manuscripts. A great opportunity to explore the UAE’s cultural heritage.