What Dubai residents and visitors can expect during Eid Al Fitr

During Eid Al Fitr, Dubai residents and visitors will be treated to a host of entertainment, including a variety of concerts and spectacular fireworks displays.

Those who go shopping in the emirate will be pleasantly surprised by the opportunity to win 200,000 dirhams. Anyone can become a contender for the grand prize by spending just AED 200 at participating shopping centres.

The Digital Lottery draw is part of a wide range of events organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) to ensure everyone in the emirate has a fun and memorable holiday.

Beautiful fireworks will light up the sky every evening for three days at 8pm every night. On the first day, everyone will be able to enjoy the spectacle at Dubai Festival City Mall and Hatta. On the second day, the sky at Al Seef will light up with colourful lights. On the third day, fireworks in honour of Eid Al Fitr will take place at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR.

Several iconic landmarks and neighbourhoods will light up with festive lights as part of Eid Reflections. From 8pm-3am on each day of the festivities, guests and residents will be able to enjoy shows in different parts of the city, including Al Seef, Jumeirah Grand Mosque and Dubai Festival City Mall.

A number of exciting concerts will also take place during the celebrations. Saudi sensation Abdul Majid Abdullah will perform at the Coca-Cola Arena on April 13, while Persian singer Dariush will take to the stage at Dubai World Trade Centre on April 10. The legendary music fiesta Elrow XXL will return to Dubai on 13 April at the Media City Amphitheatre. For fans of Filipino music, two of the city’s most popular artists will be appearing. On 14 April, The Fridge presents Sarah Geronimo x Bambo at the Coca-Cola Arena.

It’s the perfect time to gather the whole family at Global Village where you can explore Eid Wonder Souk. Musical fireworks will light up the sky daily at 9pm and over 200 cultural and entertainment performances will take place throughout the park during the celebration.

For sports enthusiasts, Ripe Market will host a Community Run on 14 April with three routes – 2.5km, 5km or 10km to choose from. Adventure lovers can also check out the Hatta Wadi Hub where they can take part in activities such as archery, ziplining and kayaking.

Source: Khaleej Times

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