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#RamadanInDubai campaign offers a range of opportunities

Dubai: This weekend, as part of the #RamadanInDubai campaign, residents and visitors have a range of opportunities to soak up the spirit of the season in Dubai’s vibrant tents, Iftars, Suhoors, and markets.

In celebrations organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), the city will also see nightly fireworks, enchanting illumination displays, community events, and exciting shopping promotions.

Special three-day only promotions

The Great Online Sale returns for its second year, with an even bigger event from March 29 to 31. During the mega three-day online-sale, those hunting for Eid gifts, home items and tech gadgets can shop top local and international brands from the comfort of their own home. There are even more exclusive savings and deeper discounts available for shoppers who sign up at www.greatonlinesale.com, where they can also enter an exciting draw offering three prizes of Dh10,000 for each winner. A large selection of leading lifestyle and global brands can be found across various online shopping portals.,

Fireworks

The spirit of the season will light up the skies for two nights this weekend at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR, as dazzling fireworks display paint the skies with sparkle for audiences of all ages to enjoy. Visitors can make the most of the pleasant temperatures and take in the seafront views and lively community atmosphere as they browse market stalls from local artisans while waiting for the spectacular fireworks show, which will happen at 10.00pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Illuminations

Further spreading the festive spirit, illuminations will light up iconic buildings and neighbourhoods in colourful displays across the city. The Shared Light Festival, part of Ramadan Reflections, will shine bright from 8pm to 2.30am, when residents and visitors will be able to witness stunning projections at Al Seef, Dubai Festival City, Al Habai Mosque and the Grand Jumeirah Mosque.

Curated Iftars and Suhoors

Dubai’s exciting selection of dining experiences comes into its own during Ramadan. Lavish Iftar buffets, elegant and intimate Suhoors and casual cafe bites can be found this weekend, as restaurants and tents across the city serve curated festive menus.

Ramadan markets

After Tarawih prayers, residents can visit Layali Al Ghaf in Mushrif Park and enjoy fun competitions, browse retail stores and enjoy different bites from various restaurants, as well as take part in sports activities and cooking competitions.

Adventurous excursions

Dubai’s pleasant weather makes Ramadan an ideal time to focus on health and well-being, enjoy outdoor moments together and share experiences with loved ones. Adventure seekers can make their way to the picturesque mountains of Hatta this weekend where they can enjoy 50% savings on outdoor adventure packages at Hatta Wadi Hub. Sport-loving families can also join in the fun at the 11th edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament, happening at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex.

Under the theme ‘Limitless Capabilities’, guests can take part in nine sports tournaments including volleyball, padel, obstacle racing course, jiu-jitsu, cycling, running, POD basketball, tug of war and fencing.

Hai Ramadan

“Hai Ramadan” at Expo City Dubai is another opportunity for families to enjoy a memorable Ramadan evening. Here, markets, crafts, roaming entertainment and a selection of both elegant and casual Iftars will delight the whole family.

At Al Seef, Al Khawaneej Walk and Bluewaters, visitors can soak up authentic music over the weekend, as traditional Al-Musaharati, oud and qanun players play into the evening. Ramadan markets present a special way to discover local artisans, shop for gifts and enjoy a vibrant community atmosphere.

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

 

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