Eid in Dubai: Events, Fireworks and Promotions

  • Outdoor events, dazzling fireworks shows, community gatherings and family-friendly fun will bring the city together to celebrate.
  • Dubai’s theatres and arenas will spring to life with traditional performances, live music and special shows for all to enjoy.
  • Amazing mark-downs in malls, special staycation packages, and curated Eid menus offer even more ways for residents and visitors to enjoy the celebrations.

Across the city, a dazzling schedule of events, dining experiences, family fun and community gatherings will bring Dubai together this Eid al Fitr. Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), this year’s experiences have been infused with a special spirit and ambiance to help everyone make treasured memories together.

Here are some of the ways people in the city can celebrate.

Soak up the enchanting ambiance

Spectacular fireworks shows, sponsored by Al Zarooni Group, will light up the skies every night of the three days of Eid at 8pm, at locations across the city, offering awe-inspiring moments for everyone. On the first day of Eid, visitors and residents can watch the fireworks magic at Dubai Festival City Mall and in Hatta. On the second day, the skies at Al Seef will light up in colourful displays. On the third day of the celebrations, the Eid fireworks spectacular will take place  at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR in a wonderful finale to a month of stunning weekend displays.

Eid Reflections will light up iconic landmarks and neighbourhoods bringing the beauty of light to the city through projection shows to mark this special occasion. From 8pm to 3am every day of Eid, the displays can be witnessed at Al Seef, Jumeirah Grand Mosque, Ahmed Al Habbai Mosque in Al Khawaneej, and Dubai Festival City Mall, offering a chance for the community to come together and take in this spectacular showcase embodied by the beauty of light.

Every day over the Eid holiday, roaming performers will delight visitors of all ages as they take to malls across the city. Roaming performances can be spotted at Mall of Emirates, Mirdif City Centre, City Walk, Dubai Festival City, Ibn Battuta Mall, Circle Mall, Bluewater, The Outlet Village, Deira City Centre, Al Seef, Nakheel Mall, Boxpark and Al Khawaneej Walk.

A week of non-stop live concerts, entertainment and performances

Electrifying performances from local and international stars will be happening across the city wowing residents and visitors and bringing many ways to celebrate and make lasting memories.

Arabic music fans must mark their diaries as Abdulmajeed Abdullah makes his way back to Dubai for a foot-tapping performance on 13 April. Coca-Cola arena is set for an evening of top tunes by the Saudi sensation.

Famous Iranian vocalist Ebrahim Hamedi, known as Ebi, will return to Dubai for a performance at the Coca-Cola Arena on 9 April to perform songs from his new album, Pooste Shir and other top songs from his incredible 50-year career. Persian singer Dariush will come to Sheikh Rashid Hall in Dubai World Trade Centre on 10 April for an unforgettable evening filled with soulful hits and timeless melodies. Fans can also catch Nawal El Kuwaiti live at Dubai Opera on 10 April where the Kuwaiti singer will perform a string of her timeless hits.

Across the city, a dazzling schedule of events, dining experiences, family fun and community gatherings will bring Dubai together this Eid al Fitr.

Afroworld star Rema is bringing his infectious hits to the Coca-Cola Arena on 11 April. Fans should get ready for a charged up night of rhythm and melodies. Also on 11 April, the Iranian-American comedy star Maz Amini will entertain crowds with endless laughter in his signature style at Zabeel Theatre.

Lots of laughs together can also be had at the Dubai Comedy Festival which starts on 12 April and runs until 21 April. Side-splitting performances at Dubai Opera and Coca-Cola Arena will bring an array of ways for friends and loved ones to enjoy a feel-good evening of fun. The festival line-up includes a mix of international stars like Chris Distefano, Amer Zahr, husband-wife duo Spencer and Vogue, Indian comic Anubhav Singh Bassi and British funnymen Mo Gilligan, Frank Skinner and Al Murray, with more names to be announced soon.

Mohamed Ramadan will perform at The Agenda, Dubai Media City on 12 April. The acclaimed Egyptian superstar will take to the stage to deliver a thrilling performance of his chart-topping hits.

Legendary musical fiesta Elrow XXL is returning to Dubai on 13 April at Media City Amphitheatre with Australian music producer, Fisher as the headliner. The second Dubai edition of the musical spectacular will feature the flamboyant decorations and performers that the outdoor carnival is known for and passionately followed by fans around the world.

Across the city, a dazzling schedule of events, dining experiences, family fun and community gatherings will bring Dubai together this Eid al Fitr.

The premiere of Alone, the sensational theatrical project by Nikita Kobelev which is based on a play by American playwright Don Nigro, will come to Zabeel Theatre on 13 April.

On 14 April, Coca-Cola Arena will welcome The Fridge presents Sarah Geronimo x Bamboo. Filipino music fans can flock to the venue for an epic concert from two of the most popular artists from the Philippines. Bamboo will bring his distinctive vocals and signature mellow rock beats to the stage, while Geronimo performs hits from albums like Sweet Sixteen and One Heart.

Music enthusiasts are in for a treat as singer Homayoun Shajarian and composer/pianist Anoushiravan Rohani grace the stage at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 8 April for their concert, “The Colour of Voice.” This Iranian musical duo guarantees an unforgettable evening of music, showcasing their exceptional talent and artistry to captivate the audience.

Outdoor community fun for the family

With pleasant temperatures, the Eid break brings families and friends a perfect opportunity to get together to enjoy time outdoors.

Residents and visitors can take a trip around the world at Global Village this Eid, where they can explore the Eid Wonder Souk and more than 27 other pavilions and shop for the perfect festive gifts and souvenirs. Musical fireworks displays will light the skies daily at 9pm, and more than 200 cultural and entertainment performances will take place across the park during the celebrations, offering sights for the eyes and ears. Flavours from every continent and to satisfy all tastes can be explored at more than 250 restaurants, kiosks, food trucks and cafes, and at Carnaval™ there are more than 195 rides, skill games, arcade games and attractions to help families make unforgettable memories.

On 14 April the Community Run will come to the Ripe Market and all abilities are welcome to join in. The sporting meet-up starts at 7am and there are three routes of 2.5km, 5km or 10km to choose from. The popular weekend bazaar featuring local artisan food, fashion and gift stalls will be open all day offering a leisurely way to wind down after a heart-racing run.

Across the city, a dazzling schedule of events, dining experiences, family fun and community gatherings will bring Dubai together this Eid al Fitr.

Thrill seekers and outdoor adventurers can enjoy a 30 per cent reduction on select activity packages at Hatta Wadi Hub, where they can take part in an exciting array of adrenaline-fuelled activities including archery, zip lining and kayaking. With its vibrant mix of tradition, culture, cuisine, and family-friendly experiences, everyone is invited to embrace Eid al Fitr’s spirit of community at Expo City Dubai. Expo City Dubai’s mosque will host early morning Eid Prayers, and many popular Hai Ramadan activities will continue. Visitors can enjoy cultural performances, workshops, artisanal shopping, and adventures.

Families can also enjoy entertainment at the Magic Planet Game Arcade and take on The Monster, the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, featuring 42 obstacles with tickets starting at AED 95. Additionally, they can delight in complimentary meals for children under 12 at numerous Expo City Dubai restaurants.

Legendary shopping and incredible deals

Shoppers will have the chance to win huge prizes as part of the Eidya Digital Raffle Promotion. Those who spend AED 200 at participating malls will receive a digital raffle coupon that will allow them to enter into a draw to win AED 200,000. A total of 22 winners will be drawn over the last three days of Eid; six prizes of AED 15,000, six prizes of AED 10,000 and 10 prizes of AED 5,000 will be given to lucky shoppers. A total of 18 malls including Arabian Centre, Dubai Outlet Mall, Lulu Hypermarket Silicon Oasis, and Times Square Centre will be taking part in the extravaganza, and a full list of participating shopping centres can be found at www.dubaimallsgroup.com.

Those looking to buy loved ones new jewellery for Eid can avail great deals at Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group including half back on purchases of diamond and pearls, free gift with purchase and buy one get one free offer on select items.

The Ramadan deals will continue into Eid across malls in Dubai. Across Majid al Futtaim malls including Mall of the Emirates, shoppers can receive five per cent cashback in SHARE app points when they spend on selected fashion, cosmetics and home brands.

Across the city, a dazzling schedule of events, dining experiences, family fun and community gatherings will bring Dubai together this Eid al Fitr.

Hotels welcome the city for staycations, daycations and festive feasts

The Eid break offers families, friends, couples and individuals the chance to spend more time together and make lasting memories. Across the city, hotels will offer special deals and experiences to help visitors make the most of the celebrations.

At H Dubai, kids under the age of 12 can stay and eat for free between 9 April and 19 April. At Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark, families can make everlasting memories with staycation rates starting from AED 580. Stays also include kids club access and entry to the on-site water park, Jungle Bay, as well as 25 per cent off food and drinks and late check-out until 2pm.

W Dubai – Mina Seyahi is welcoming guests with special Eid rates of AED 828 which include breakfast and early check-in and late check-out, helping guests make the most of their Eid stay. Visitors can also enjoy access to the chic adult-only pool, Mare by Bussola. Next door, the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina is the perfect spot for a family Eid staycation, with overnight rates starting at AED 1,000 including dinner for a family of four, late check-out, and 25 per cent off food and drinks.

Curated feasts with flavours for all

Lavish feasts, international and local flavours and curated menus will help residents and visitors celebrate across the city during Eid. At SO/ Uptown Dubai, visitors can indulge in the ‘Biggest Iftar buffet in Dubai’ and sample an elaborate array of delicious dishes from around the world.

At Aloft Palm Jumeirah Hotel, there are a selection of Eid brunches to choose from at the property’s three restaurants: East and Seaboard International Buffet Restaurant, Luchador Mexican Restaurant, and Il Tavolino Italian Restaurant. Prices at each venue start at AED 198.

Khalidia Palace Hotel Dubai by Mourouj Gloria is welcoming guests for a lavish Eid brunch on the second day of the celebrations. Traditional Levantine and authentic Arabic flavours will be in abundance, and guests can also enjoy swimming pool access right up until 7pm.


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