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Ramadan activities and experiences in Dubai

Tue, March 28, 2023

Look forward to late-night shopping, sporting challenges and cultural experiences this Ramadan in Dubai.

Look forward to late-night shopping, sporting challenges and cultural experiences this Ramadan in Dubai.


Shop artisanal finds at the Ramadan Night Market

Ramadan Night Market Dubai
Make the most of the festive spirit and visit the Ramadan Night Market at Dubai World Trade Centre. This 10-day-long pop-up will see multicultural retailers from around the region showcase their novel products. From fashion items to handicrafts and jewellery to household goods, browse a wide variety of treasures that highlight the creativity of local makers and artisans. Entry to this annual exhibition is free, so make sure you stop by if you are looking for a fun retail experience during the Holy Month.
Ramadan Night Market
  • 9 Apr 2023 - 18 Apr 2023
  • Dubai World Trade Centre

Take on a new challenge

NAS Challenge

The Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament is back for its tenth edition on 23 March, with incredible cash prizes on offer for contestants. Get in the competitive spirit and go head to head with sports enthusiasts from all over the city. This year, the competition promises to be fiercer than ever with six categories — padel tennis, running, cycling, volleyball, wheelchair basketball and jiu-jitsu — welcoming hopefuls of all ages and athletic abilities.

Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament
Health & Fitness
  • 23 Mar 2023 - 10 Apr 2023
  • Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex

Get active with Padelx

The region’s leading sporting facility Padelx, has announced extended opening hours during the Holy Month at their newly launched floating padel court in JLT. Make the most of this incredible offer and book a post-iftar late-night game with your friends between 9pm to midnight. Those interested can also sign up for a monthly package for AED600, which includes unlimited play between 11am to 4pm from Monday to Friday.

Go on a culinary journey at Hai Ramadan

Expo City Dubai
From 3 March to 25 April, Expo City Dubai will take you across the world to sample the best of regional cuisine, international gastronomy and street food specialties. Visit the future-centric development and experience the joy of breaking your fast and sharing a meal with your loved ones. Entry to Hai Ramadan is free, but select workshops and activities are chargeable.
Hai Ramadan at Expo City Dubai
  • 3 Mar 2023 - 22 Apr 2023
  • Expo City Dubai

Discover a market filled with affordable brands

For a distinctive experience head to Hatta Wadi Hub to discover a Ramadan Market full of incredible shopping options from all your favourite brands. Open from 4pm until midnight, find everything you need from gift ideas for your family, friends and loved ones to iftar boxes, desserts and more. If you haven’t been to Hatta yet, this could be the perfect opportunity to take in the stunning mountain landscape and explore the area.
Ramadan Festival at Hatta
  • 30 Mar 2023 - 1 May 2023
  • Hatta Wadi Hub

Take a swing at Topfgolf’s iftar

Topgolf Dubai
From international dishes like Korean BBQ ribs and mac and cheese to traditional favourites like lamb ouzi and eggplant moussaka, Topgolf's iftar menu has a wide variety to please every kind of foodie. Choose either their Western or Arabic package based on what you are craving on the day, and after the feast, attempt a hole-in-one from your bay, as both offerings include two hours of gameplay with food and beverages. Book now for AED1,299 for a maximum of six guests.

Shop traditional and regional finds at this pop-up

Ramadan District vector
If you’re looking for a market that showcases the best of Emirati and regional culture then head to the Ramadan District at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. From 30 March to 20 April, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Arena — located on the ground floor — will transform into a hub of culture and creativity featuring homegrown brands, must-see entertainment, unique concepts and so much more.
Ramadan District
  • 30 Mar 2023 - 20 Apr 2023
  • Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Walk through art installations and lighting structures

Enjoy Ramadan evenings filled with great food for iftar and suhoor at Al Seef’s Ramadan Street Market from 23 March to 22 April. You can also walk the winding streets and alleys discovering incredible art installations and lighting structures. Visitors of all ages will enjoy live Ramadan music melodies and can take part in Ramadan quiz nights involving Fawazeer riddles. Hakawati storytelling sessions are perfect for the kids so make sure to stop by to listen to tales, myths, legends and fables.
Ramadan Art Nights and Lights at Al Seef
  • 23 Mar 2023 - 22 Apr 2023
  • Al Seef

Shop, dine and enjoy fun family activities

Color Fest 2022 - Souk Al Marfa

Souk Al Marfa, the waterfront market located along the Dubai Creek in Deira Islands, is celebrating the Holy Month with special offers and activities. Don’t miss out on the returning Ramadan Night Market where shoppers will find a diverse collection of jewellery and fashion kiosks along with lots to eat, drink and do including interactive workshops for children. If you spend a minimum of AED150 at the market, you're also in the running to win a staycation for a family of four at Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai.


Celebrate Ramadan at Souk Al Marfa
  • 23 Mar 2023 - 25 Apr 2023
  • Souk Al Marfa
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