Extraordinary Eid in Dubai
- On 27 Jul, 2014 10:14 AM
- In Dubai Attractions
After an intense month of fasting from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the city of Dubai is now abuzz with the Eid Al Fitr holidays; and the entire city rejoices with all the Muslims in this marvelous annual festival.
Eid Al Fitr is one of the most celebrated occasions in the Islamic calendar. It marks the end of Ramadan where Muslims all over the world come together to celebrate with their families the religious and cultural customs of this special season. This includes giving charity to those in need, attending Eid prayers, visiting relatives, giving gifts, exchanging greetings of “Eid Mubarak,” and having traditional family gatherings, feasting over good food together.
The annual “Eid in Dubai” event has a wide variety of activities all over the city for everyone to enjoy. There are concerts and shows from international artists; special cinema screenings; exhibits for the whole family like Angry Birds Universe and Hello Kitty; the best in Arabic entertainment with Layali Dubai, and many others.
Malls and entertainment centers in Dubai like the Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates have lined up exciting activities for everyone. Parades, jewelry design, fashion shows, henna painting, Tanoura dances, and circuses are only a few of the many things that everybody can enjoy at the malls. Massive sales and discounts are also everywhere during the entire season. So you can practically shop ‘til you drop. With extended timings, people have more time to partake in these delights.
While some spend the Eid holidays outside of the city, hotels in Dubai also offer special holiday packages for those who are staying. Families can spend their break enjoying the superb dining and room bargains as well as the fun water attractions at Atlantis the Palm. Loved ones can dine with luxury at Burj Al Arab. You can choose from the many hotels in the city for your holiday outing.
If you and your family fancy spending the Eid out in the sparkling Arabian seas, special packages are available when you rent a yacht in Dubai. An exhilarating deep sea fishing adventure or a relaxing sunset cruise in Dubai will definitely make your Eid celebrations memorable and truly enjoyable.
Of course, festivities are not complete without fireworks. Grand fireworks displays will light up the skies of Dubai every night of the Eid at 8 PM from Dubai Creek and Dubai Festival City. These stunning fireworks show will surely bring joy to everyone and make the Eid holidays truly special and memorable.