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Must-Visit Ramadan Markets in Dubai

Visit these Ramadan markets for a cultural experience, dining, and shopping.

Ramadan Markets in Dubai

Grab your totes and get ready to shop and dine as the traditional Ramadan Markets are back in town. These markets add to the city’s charm during this sacred month, with stalls open from sunset until the early morning hours.

Here are a few Ramadan markets in Dubai for you to check out:

Hai Ramadan, Expo City

Hai Ramadan, a prominent Ramadan event in Dubai, will commemorate culture, tradition, and community. Situated at Expo City, it will feature an Iftar Cannon firing a single shot each evening to signal the start of iftar.

This community event will be held daily during Ramadan from 5pm to midnight, offering free entry for those with iftar and suhoor reservations or at Dhs20 otherwise. It’s free for children under the age of five. With over 20 outlets and food carts scattered throughout the venue, guests breaking their fast can indulge in a variety of iftar, suhoor, and Ramadan snacks.

Must-Visit Ramadan Markets in Dubai

Guests can wander through a bustling souk showcasing handmade crafts and traditional attire, alongside a nostalgic grandmother’s supermarket known as Dukan Yadoo. Here, children can purchase sweets using tokens earned from a traditional Floos Bank.

A dedicated mosque situated in the Sustainability District will be open to worshippers for all prayers, including Isha, Tarweeh, and Tahajjud.

Entry Dhs20 per person, free (children 5 and under). Iftars from Dhs150 (adults), Dhs90 (children 6-12), free (5 and under). 

Ramadan District 2.0, Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Organized by M2L Concepts, the Ramadan District makes its second-season debut, seamlessly blending cultural heritage with contemporary entertainment. Like its predecessor, it offers an array of attractions and activities celebrating culture, community, unity, and happiness.

Must-Visit Ramadan Markets in Dubai

Ramadan District 2.0 will run for 20 days, from Friday, March 15 to April 4, 2024, with the market open daily from 5pm until 2am. Admission to the Ramadan District is complimentary, though certain activities may incur a small fee.

Activities at the market will include board games, interactive games, arts and crafts, and cooking classes. Additionally, there will be henna and calligraphy artists available.

Free entry, Ramadan District, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Plaza Terrace, Dubai, open from March 15 to April 4, daily 5pm to 2am.

Ramadan Wonder Souk, Global Village Dubai 

Throughout Ramadan, Global Village enhances its offerings with the introduction of Wonder Souk, a traditional Emirati market situated at the heart of the park. Guests can delight in soulful melodies performed by the Arabian Orchestra on the main stage each day.

Must-Visit Ramadan Markets in Dubai

Witness the ceremonial firing of the Ramadan Cannon at sunset, then indulge in a variety of delightful iftar and suhoor options showcasing diverse cuisines available at Global Village Dubai. Global Village welcomes visitors from 6pm to 2am during Ramadan.

Tickets from Dhs27; Global Village, Dubailand, open 6pm to 2am daily.

City Walk

Savor the last few weeks of the cooler season by taking a leisurely stroll through the artisan market at City Walk this Ramadan.

Situated adjacent to The Green Planet, the market will run from March 18 to April 15, showcasing kiosks featuring personalized jewelry stands, home decor, garments, and more goods from local artisans.

Free entry; Citywalk, Al Safa, open from March 18 to April 15.

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