20 Things to Do During the Eid Al Fitr Holidays

Now that the Eid Al Fitr holidays have been officially announced, it’s time to make some plans! Unless you are planning to go out of town or abroad, don’t worry because we’ve gathered some of the things that you can do during the holidays… right here in Dubai!

ALSO READ: List of UAE Public Holidays 2019

Just recently, the UAE Cabinet, as well as the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE), announced the Eid Al Fitr Holidays for the public and private sector, respectively. Today, we’re going to share some fun activities in the coming days. Yay!

20 Things to Do During the Eid Al Fitr Holidays

Things to See & Do During Eid Holidays in Dubai

Based on the events calendar shared by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), here are some of the things that you can see and do during the Eid Al Fitr holidays:

#1. Catch a fireworks display. On the first two days of Eid Al Fitr, the Dubai Festival City Mall is holding the IMAGINE show, together with an amazing fireworks display at 8pm and 10pm.

#2. Present gifts. The Eid Al Fitr is a time for giving gifts and tokens, and what better way to present them than by adding an Islamic-art gift card offered at the Dubai Festival City Mall.

#3. Watch more fireworks! Starting from the first day of Eid, you can watch fireworks at La Mer at 9pm, and at Al Seef  at 9:30pm.

#4. See a stage show for free. Head to the Ibn Battuta Mall to watch its Aladdin stage show, which will run from June 6 to 8 at 5:30pm, 7:30pm, and 8:30pm.

#5. Listen to Arabian stories. Until June 8 at the The Dubai Mall, your kids will enjoy listening to Sheibitna, a grandfather figure sharing Arabian mythology stories.

#6. Shop and dine! Until August 4, the Dubai Festival City Mall is hosting The Ripe Market, which features crafts by local designers and food trucks… need we say more?!

#7. Earn some miles. For every AED 20,000 you spend in selected stores at The Dubai Mall until June 8, you will get 2,000 Skyward Miles. What a reward!

#8. Win gift cards. Speaking of shopping, the Mall of the Emirates is giving away AED 5,000 worth of gift cars in a raffle draw, when you spend AED 600 in selected stores from June 1 to 7.

#9. Get great discounts! If you are one of the first 40 customers at City Centre Mirdif during the holidays, you will get AED 100 off upon buying an AED 1,000 gift card.

#10. Be entertained. Look forward to catching different entertainment acts in malls across Dubai, such as Al Seef, City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif, City Walk, Dragon Mart 2, Dubai Festival City Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall, Mall of the Emirates, and The Beach.

#11. More gift cards! Get the chance to win an Eidiyas Meraas gift card worth AED 100 when you spend AED 300 at Al Seef, Blue Waters, Box Park, City Walk, La Mer, The Beach, and The Outlet Village during the first three days of Eid Al Fitr.

#12. Join a raffle! When you spend at least AED 200 in any Dubai Shopping Malls Group mall during the first two days of Eid Al Fitr, you could win up to AED 250,000 in a grand raffle!

#13. Listen to some poetry. If you’re into literature, simply head to GEMS World Academy on June 7 and catch a performance by Sunay Akin, a poet.

#14. Laugh your heart out! A series of African comedians will be featured in “The Pappy Sheikh of Comedy,” to be held Sheraton Creek Hotel in Deira on June 7.

#15. Watch a comedy show. Speaking of laughter, comedian Russell Peters will perform on June 6 at the Coca-Cola Arena. Cool!

#16. Join a desert run. Health buffs, listen up! The Dubai Desert Road Run will be held at The Sevens Track on June 7. You can sign up for the 3K, 5K, or 10K category.

#17. Head to a sale. Until June 6, the Ramadan Big Bazaar is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Get great deals on clothes, accessories, toys, and much more!

#18. Catch a show. Silver, Gold, Platinum, and VIP tickets to see La Perle by Dragone are up for sale during Eid Al Fitr. Get tickets now to book your seat!

#19. Smash some things. Have fun smashing your stress away at The Smash Room, which is offering a sweet deal of AED 200 for two adults and two kids. Awesome!

#20. Go for a swim! If you’re a GCC resident, you can enter the Wild Wadi Waterpark for just AED 249 (above 1.1-metre tall) or AED 149 (below 1.1-metre tall). This amazing deal comes with a free meal at Julshan’s Burger & Dogs inside the park. Yay!

ALSO READ: AED 39 Exclusive Discount for Filipinos at Dubai Parks and Resorts from June 12-15

Are you excited for the upcoming holidays? We know we are! For more information about the above activities, please see the events calendar on the Visit Dubai website. Meanwhile, here are some more sales and shopping events that you can look forward to this 2019!

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