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Where To Celebrate Eid Al Fitr In Dubai And Abu Dhabi (2023)

Eid is all about enjoying some time off and spending precious moments with your family. And with that comes lots of planning and decision-making on where to go and what to do. To help you, we've gathered over 10 places where you can celebrate Eid Al Fitr in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. So buckle up, as our list includes everything from a theme park to a lavish staycation and even a water circus spectacle!

Eid Surprises at The Ripe Market in Abu Dhabi

The Ripe Market is always a great way to spend time with your family, and during Eid is no exception. 

From Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd between 4pm and 11pm, the Ripe Market in Abu Dhabi will put on a Eid edition market with lots of surprises in stock. You and your family can spend your Eid weekend enjoying some delicious bites, live entertainment, shopping and more. The kids will have a blast with exciting Eid activities such as an obstacle course, slime and bath bomb making, carnival games, stage shows and so much more

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Location:
Al Maryah Island
Working Hours:
Apr 21-22, Fri & Sat 16:00 to 23:00
Prices:
Entry : FREE
Some Activities : Chargeable

Etisalat Beach Canteen

Enjoy the perks of Eid al-Fitr and eat to your heart's desire at any point during the day at the Etisalat Beach Canteen. 

The popular beachside dining popup is the perfect place to take your family this Eid to explore plenty of delicious food options, enjoy live entertainment and participate in lots of exciting activities provided by the local community. And on the first day of Eid (April 21) at 9pm, you will be able to witness the stunning fireworks displays as they light up the city's sky! 

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Location:
Jumeirah Beach behind Sunset Mall
Working Hours:
Apr 21 - May 7, Daily 16:00 to 00:00
Prices:
Entry : FREE
Activities : May be chargeable
F&B : Chargeable

Global Village

Take a trip around the world this Eid without setting foot on a single plane at the ever so popular Global Village. 

Everyone in your family will have something to do and see, with endless food and shopping options, thrilling amusement rides and arcade-style games, a play area and live performances. And for some fun family Eid bonding, you can still head to the Majlis of the World (which is on till April 30) where you and the kids can rent board games and card games like Uno, Keiram, Jackaroo, Chess and Backgammon to keep you entertained all day long!

Purchase your Global Village tickets through Kidzapp and save 10% on the Gate Price & earn Cashback!

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Location:
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Working Hours:
Ramadan Hours: Daily 18:00 to 2:00
Prices:
Entry from : AED 18

Lavish Eid Al Fitr Weekend at Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts

Treat your family to a lavish Eid staycation at Lapita Dubai Parks and give your kids an unforgettable weekend! 

Book your stay between April 20 and 23 and enjoy an awesome Eid offer that includes V.I.K (Very Important Kids) treatment for the little ones, with free ice cream, candy and Eid sweets! The offer also includes half board Dine Around at the hotel or selected outlets at the parks, free park tickets, Q fast pass, a delicious Eid lunch at Kalea Restaurant, exciting kids' activities and meet and greet with Shaabiat Al Cartoon characters and the Smurfs! And at 7pm and 9pm, you will be able to enjoy the stunning Eid fireworks from the property. 

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Location:
Dubai Parks & Resorts
Working Hours:
April 20-23, Fri-Sun as per booking
Prices:
Room Reservation : From AED 1074++

Eid Fireworks in Dubai

Witness the mesmerizing Eid al-Fitr firework displays across Dubai at different spots across the city from April 21-22.

You will be able to enjoy the spectacular displays at different times and locations, so choose the spot that is most convenient for you. You can head to Etisalat Beach Canteen on the 21st and enjoy the displays at 9pm, after or even while enjoying a delicious bite. On the 22nd, at 7pm and 9pm, you and your family can observe Dubai's sky light up with fireworks at Dubai Parks and Resorts. And on the 22nd at 9pm, the visually stunning displays can be viewed from Bluewaters Island and The Beach, JBR. As always, Global Village is gearing up to light up the skies starting from April 21st.

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Location:
Throughout Dubai
Working Hours:
Apr 21-22 (see description for timings)
Prices:
Public Access : FREE

Expo City Dubai

Head to Expo City Dubai during the long Eid weekend and enjoy a diverse range of cultural, educational, and sporting experiences. Gather the family for Eid prayers held at their Ramadan Mosque, explore a classic Hai al Barakah market located in Al Wasl Avenue and take part in multiple sports and wellness activities. 

There are also heaps of workshops (free and paid) including Arabic calligraphy, gratitude cards, coasters and paper lantern crafting you can join in on - and of course, the day at the city wouldn't be complete without a pit stop at one of their numerous restaurants, food trucks or carts.

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Location:
Expo City Dubai
Working Hours:
Pavilions 10:00 to 18:00, City Accessible 24/7
Prices:
Expo City Entry : FREE
Entry to some pavilions : Chargeable

Celebrate Eid at Times Square Center

An array of family-friendly activities, parades and workshops await you this Eid at Times Square Center. 

From April 20-22 between 2pm and 8pm, you and your family can enjoy exciting entertainment and fun workshops on the Ground Floor. The activities include soap box making and soap box making, coffee art, candle making, stone art and much more! For the ladies, there will also be a henna section where their hands can be beautifully decorated with intricate designs. 

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Location:
Times Square Center
Working Hours:
Apr 20-22, Thu-Sat 14:00 to 20:00
Prices:
Entry : FREE
Workshops : May be chargeable

Eid Fireworks In Abu Dhabi

Head out this Eid across various spots in Abu Dhabi to witness the spectacular firework displays that will leave you and your family captivated and mesmerized. 

You will be able to catch the stunning displays at various locations such as Yas Bay, Al Mugheriah Bay, Hudayriyat Island, Abu Dhabi Corniche, Madinat Zayed Public Park, Al Narfa Beach and Al Ain Hazza Stadium. So far, it has been announced that the fireworks can be seen on April 21 and 22 at 9pm from Yas Bay, on April 21 at 9pm from Al Mugheirah Bay, and from Hudayriyat Island at 9pm on April 22. 

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Location:
Throughout Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
(See description for schedule)
Prices:
Public Spots : FREE

IMG Worlds of Adventure

What's a better way to spend your Eid weekend with your family than at an exciting theme park like IMG Worlds of Adventure? 

With six epic zones and over 20 rollercoasters and attractions, you and your family will be spoilt for choice on what to do and where to start. But that's not all, IMG will be throwing on some marvellous Eid activities at Qaraiyat Emarat, where you will find henna artists, face painters, exciting activities and delicious traditional Emirati snacks. There will also be breathtaking performances like the mesmerizing Opening Dance and the epic Khaleeji Dancers, Western Dancers, African Drummers and the ever so colourful Bollywood Dance, as well as a spell-binding, ultra entertaining magic show

Book your IMG Worlds of Adventure tickets through Kidzapp and earn Cashback

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Location:
E311, Shk Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Working Hours:
Sun-Fri 12:00 to 22:00, Sat until 23:00
Prices:
Entry from : AED 345

Fontana Circus in Abu Dhabi

Take your family this Eid al-Fitr holiday to Fontana - the first touring water circus in the UAE. 

After a mega successful stint in Dubai, the water circus is finally making its way to Abu Dhabi at the ‘Circus Tent’ at Marina Mall. From April 18 to 23,  you will be able to witness the breathtaking water show that will leave you and the kids captivated and mesmerized with exciting musical acts, astounding acrobatics and live entertainment and aerial thrills.

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Location:
Abu Dhabi, Marina Mall
Working Hours:
Apr 18-20, Tue-Thu 21:00 | Apr 21-23, Fri-Sun 16:00, 19:00 & 21:30
Prices:
From : AED 88.2

Yas Bay Waterfront Nights

You and your family will still be able to enjoy Yas Bay Waterfront Nights till the end of Eid al-Fitr (April 23), so be sure to head to this annual pop-up event and enjoy it while it lasts. 

There is something for everyone at the outdoor night market, with lots of shopping, delicious bites and cultural live entertainment. You and the kids can get those Eid Dirhams well spent with 20 vendors showcasing various items such as fashion, beauty products, art and jewellery.

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Location:
Yas Bay Waterfront, Yas Island
Working Hours:
Mar 30 - Apr 23, Daily 8:00 to 01:00
Prices:
Entry : FREE