Ramadan is all set to begin next week and there are a lot of events lined up in the UAE for the holy month. From the delightful iftars and suhoors to art exhibitions and night markets. Check out things you can do this Ramadan.
Ramadan Night Market
The Ramadan Night Market is ten day shopping fiesta that takes place every year during the holy month. The event has shopping deals on clothing, jewelry, health and beauty products, food, home appliances, electronic and toys. Kids can have a good time at the play area with activities such as face painting, sand art, bouncy castles, arts and crafts area and more. You could also win daily prizes by taking part in games such as spin the wheel, basketball and roller ball. Other attractions include food court, henna painting for ladies and an Arabic themed Majlis.
- Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
- Date: 23 June to 2 July 2016, 8pm to 2am
- Entry fee: For anyone above 5 years, the entry is AED 5 per day. Kids below 5 years go in for free
Dubai Community Theatre and Art Centre is hosting an art exhibition this Ramadan, wherein exhibitors will reflect on their stories and experiences of the holy month through their artistic interpretations. Ramadanization features artists such as Ahmed Bouhoulaigah, Fatima Albudoor, Amal al Khaja, Sara al Haddad, Jumairy, Khalid Mezaina, Salama Nasib, Dina Saadi, Safwan Subzwari, and Walid al Wawi.
- Venue: The Gallery of Light, DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates
- Date: 13 June to 9 July 2016
- Entry fee: The event is free
Ramadan and Eid Show
Ramadan and Eid Show in Abu Dhabi provides entertainment for the entire family. If you are looking for good deals on your Eid shopping and gifts, you will find a range of offers on clothing, accessories, home décor items and toys all under one roof.
- Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)
- Date: 7 June, 11am to 6pm
Ramadan Market Dubai
The sixth season of the Ramadan Market Dubai will take place at Dusit Thani Hotel. The fashion and lifestyle exhibition will gave vendors from across the world showcasing their creations of clothing, jewelry, shoes, watches and other items. Attractions include kids corner, saloon services, free henna, raffle draws and gift hampers.
- Venue: Dusit Thani Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
- Date: 16 and 17 June, 6 pm onwards
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Sharjah residents can look forward to the grand Ramadan exhibition at the Expo Centre Sharjah, where families can enjoy shopping at affordable prices along with special activities for kids. The exhibition takes place every year with local and international exhibitors showcasing their creations throughout the month of Ramadan.
- Venue: Expo Centre Sharjah
- Date: 16 June to 6 July 2016, 7 pm onwards