Eid ul Fitr 2019: 6 Things to do with Family on Eid
Check out our list of things you totally have to do with your family this Eid ul Fitr!
After a whole month of Ramadan which is basically the month reaffirming our faith by coming closer to God and spiritual cleansing of the soul by fasting in the way of Allah, Muslims all around the world, celebrate Eid-Ul Fitr. The Eid ul Fitr holiday is all about spending quality time and sharing special moments with friends and family, who are always in for a treat. Our childhood beautiful memories of Eid celebrations are still entrenched in our brains when we would wish our elders "Eid Mubarak" and in return we would get crisp notes as Eidi, about time to become those elders now.
Other than that, Eid in Dubai is celebrated with great pomp and splendor. There is so much to do on this holiday break with your family, pack the calendar from five-star staycations and shopping bonanzas to delicious dining experiences, theme park thrills and star-studded concerts.
1. Watch the fireworks
Start your celebration with family by witnessing enchanting fireworks on Eid ul fitr. Dubai is famous for hosting amazing fireworks during the New year specially in Festival city Dubai will host splendid fireworks during Eid weekends. Make sure that you reach there early to witness the sky lighting up with different patterns. Two astounding musical fireworks show which you can watch it for free, starting from 21:00 hours. Don’t miss the aromatic Arabic coffee and dates available at Festival Majlis, among other traditional experiences.
2. Shop, spin and win
Try your luck this Eid Ul Fitr by entering lucky draws around all the Dubai malls. Every Eid, Dubai shopping mall group (DSMG) launches Shop, Spin and Win campaigns. On shopping for Dhm200 and more, you get to enter lucky draw raffle. If you’re one among 25 fortunate winners, you’ll get the chance to spin the wheel, allowing you to take home extravagant gifts ranging from AED 2000 to AED 25000.
3. Entertainment exclusively for kids
Apart from elders handing little kids their “Eidi” , there are plathora of activities happening exclusively for kids around Dubai that you can take them. Forexample, this Eid in Ibn Battuta Mall, the China Court is all set to become the venue for the Middle East’s first of its live entertainment based on three iconic kids’ shows such as Peter Pan, Bugs Bunny, and Daffy Duck.
Also in Dubai this Eid, Let your kids’ experience the fascinating local Emirati culture and heritage with Sheibitna Eid Celebration at Dubai Mall. Besides intriguing story-telling sessions by a grandfatherly figure, it also involves giving away of Eideya or Eid gifts to your little ones.
This Eid, also visit Toy Land at City Walk and Children’s City which organizes amazing kid-specific workshops with its unique theme, ‘Make this Eid a Memorable One. Dragon Mart 2, is organizing My Little pony Live this Eid Ul fitr. The kids will get to see their favourite cartoon character pony and enjoy little treats there.
4. Staycation deals
Majority of the top-notch hotels and resorts in the emirate astonish you with fantastic Eid promotions and deals. IF YOU are in mood for a FANCY laidback PAMPERED HOLIDAY, On the auspicious occasion of Eid ul fitr, many of Dubai’s luxurious resorts offers amazing Eid deals to stay at their hotels.this holiday probably the best plan with family would be to unwind and treat yourself to premium resort facilities.Kepp an eye on resort deals on booking.com this eid.
5. Enjoy live entertainment
This eid, watch out for live entertainment shows around dubai with your family. Step into Coco-Cola Arena to find yourself in splits with the live performance by the renowned comedian, Russel Peters Live. Also, you can enjoy music by attending eclectic Arabic concert by the talented duo, Wael Kfoury, and Ragheb Alama. The shows will be held on 6th and 7th june respectively.
6. Feast with amazing food
Since Eid is a family affair, Apart from arranging Eid lunch parties and barbeque dinners at home, one can surely enjoy variety of cuisines in restaurants as eid feasts. There are tons of options for gastronomic affiandos as well. You can brunch in Queen Elizabeth 2 deck, or you can dine in the tallest building or the desert under the starry sky. There is a wide range of hotels for all budgets in Dubai.
All in all, I can say if you wish to spend this Eid in dubai, wise decision. Dubai is a great place to enjoy eid festivities as there is dearth of activities around town. From brunch deals to music concerts and discounted tickets Dubai is a place where you can enjoy Eid to the fullest. However, this is the main reason why UAE residents opt to celebrate Eid in Dubai 2019.