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Explore Ramadan activities across Dubai

by Belinda Breeze

This Ramadan, UAE residents and visitors are welcome to explore various exciting journeys to celebrate this holy month with entertainment offerings, delectable Iftar and Suhoor options, screenings of Oscar-nominated films and timeless classics, and more across some of Dubai’s iconic destinations including Global Village, Dubai Parks™ and Resorts, Wild Wadi WaterparkTM and Roxy Cinemas.

Global Village

Global Village invites all its visitors to explore its brand-new Ramadan Wonder Souk, located at the park’s heart, which will be themed as a traditional Emirati market, offering guests samples of Ramadan offerings from the pavilions. Moreover, soulful melodies of the Arabian Orchestra will be played on the Main Stage, performed daily by an ensemble of 30 artists, delivering an unforgettable musical experience at the region’s leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment. For an exclusive Ramadan experience, Global Village will hold its widely popular Ramadan Cannon, firing off at sunset every day to signify the end of fasting, inviting guests to enjoy amazing Iftar and later explore Suhoor offerings across a variety of cuisines. Global Village will be welcoming guests daily from 6:00pm until 2:00am during the holy month of Ramadan.

Dubai ParksTM and Resorts

Dubai Parks™ and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest theme park destination, welcomes guests to embrace the blessings of Ramadan with thrilling rides, captivating attractions, and Iftar feasts, promising cherished moments with loved ones.

Foodies are invited to savor the delicious Middle Eastern cuisine at Al Mashowa restaurant at RIVERLAND™ Dubai, featuring live cooking stations and entertainment. From 15th March to 9th April, indulge in heritage-inspired delicacies such as Cold and Hot Mezze, Emirati Chicken Machbous and Dawoud Basha between 7:00PM to 10:00PM. Every Friday through Sunday, guests will enjoy live entertainment in the evening, whether Oud player tunes or Tanoura dancer, showcasing the traditional folk dance of Egypt. Furthermore, eco-friendly laser show with colourful lights and themed music awaits all guests at 7:30pm, 8:30pm and 9:30pm, from Wednesday to Sunday at RIVERLAND™ Dubai. For non-fasting guests, various dining outlets including Al Mashowa restaurant and VIVA offer delicious a la carte menus from 12:00pm to 10:00pm.

Delightful Iftar experiences await diners at Lapita, Dubai ParksTM and Resorts’ Kalea Restaurant, showcasing classic Middle Eastern specialties including Lamb Ouzi, Lamb Mansaf, Arabic desserts and refreshing drinks, ensuring a memorable dining experience, while enjoying live oud music. Groups of more than 10 and up to 50 guests are eligible for a fantastic 20% off on adult prices. Those looking for an elevated Ramadan staycation experience can choose from a range of room and suites options including Iftar and Suhoor experiences, coupled with tickets to their favourite theme park.

At LEGOLAND® Hotel, families are invited to build Bricktastic memories with an exclusive 40% discount on stays, daily breakfast or suhoor, and an access to either LEGOLAND® Theme Park or Water Park for each day of the visit! Furthermore, Bricks Family Restaurant offers a delightful Ramadan iftar experience, promising a culinary adventure with authentic flavors, Arabic hot and cold appetizers, live cooking stations and various hot dishes including the aromatic Lamb Ouzi and an extensive dessert option including classics like Umm Ali and Baklawa Mixed Tower. Moreover, kids will enjoy a special menu with their favourite bites including chicken popcorn, mini burgers, pizzas and more. At LEGOLAND® Dubai theme park, Aliya, Leo, Liann, Autumn, Zac and the rest of the LEGO® Friends await their fans to join them celebrating the joy of friendship and creativity with LEGO® Friends this Ramadan!

Over at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, visitors are welcome to experience 29 thrilling rides, attractions, and entertainment inspired by iconic films such as Madagascar and The Hunger Games and later enjoy culinary options with themed restaurants including Very Smurfy Café for a quick bite, King Julien’s Sideshow Café for Italian options, Dragon Flame Grill for Indian flavours, and Mr. Ping’s Noodle Shop for Chinese delicacies. Youngsters are welcomed to meet & greets with their favourite franchises such as Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, The Smurfs and more.

Wild Wadi WaterparkTM

This Ramadan over at Wild Wadi Waterpark™, one of Dubai’s original family-friendly destinations featuring 30 exhilarating rides, guests can gear up for unlimited fun for all ages, set against the iconic backdrop of the Burj Al Arab. UAE residents are invited to enjoy an exclusive 40% discount on the day passes through online bookings until 25th March extending the spirit of generosity and inclusivity throughout the month. Moreover, all foodies can savour the ‘All-You-Can-Eat’ package at AED 70 for adults and AED 60 for children featuring an array of delicious snacks along with the day pass.

Roxy Cinemas

During the month of Ramadan, foodies will enjoy special Ramadan dishes such as Popcorn and Chicken Shawarma, while guests opting for Platinum and Gold will indulge in a set two course or three course menu featuring soup or appetizers, main course dishes like Chicken Shish Taouk and later enjoy a sweet dish such as Choco Lava Cake. Furthermore, from 3rd March to 17th March, fans of the finest 2023 blockbusters and Oscar-nominated films can watch screenings of Barbie, Oppenheimer, Killers of the Flower Moon, Anatomy of a Fall and The Holdovers at Roxy Gold, Platinum and Silver viewing experiences, across Roxy Cinemas’ Dubai Hills Mall, City Walk, The Beach JBR, Al Khawaneej, and Boxpark locations.

This Ramadan, guests are invited to select their ideal destination for an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s thrilling rides, new and timeless films, waterpark adventures, there’s something for everyone at Dubai Parks™ and Resorts, Roxy Cinemas, Wild Wadi Waterpark™, and Global Village part of Dubai Holding Entertainment’s portfolio of attractions.