Ramadan Kareem! With the end of the party season and coming in of the holy month, the city is immersing itself into the charitable and cultural spirit of the season. From mouth watering Iftars to cultural exhibitions, here are 5 things to do this weekend-
1. UEFA at Dubliners
Immerse in an authentic Irish experience to cheer your favorite team on this weekend. With the UEFA EURO 2016 going on, you’ll find yourself spoiled for choice when it comes to places to go to for a match. Dubliners has nine huge screens streaming every match of the tournament live- you won’t miss a single moment of the match even if you want to.
When: Check out the tournament schedule here
Where: Le Meridian, Dubai [Google Map Here]
2. Dubai Sports World 2016
Staying fit can be pretty close to impossible when its 40 degrees Celsius [also makes for a good excuse to not work out]. Dubai Sports World offers the biggest indoor courts including basketball, football, tennis, volleyball and much more. However, prior booking is required if you want to rent out an entire court. Visit their website for more information and bookings.
When: 05 June – 27 August 2016
Where: World Trade Centre, Dubai [Google Map Here]
How Much: Depends on bookings.
3. Observing the Ritual
Whether or not you’re observing the holy month of Ramadan, this photographic exhibit is definitely going to culturally enrich you- the exhibit sheds light on the customs and norms held by the Muslim culture; with three different series and a varied number of contributions from different photographers.
When: 16 May – 27 August 2016
Where: Dubai Knowledge Village [Google Map Here]
How Much: Free Admission
4. Fashion Saray Dubai 2016
Fashion Saray is back with different venue this year. Find your way the The Mall to scout out the latest trends in Arab fashion, cosmetics and jewelry. It’s the perfect time to pick out something to stand out at the Eid parties.
When: 8 pm- 1am, 22 June- 25 June
Where: The Mall, Jumeirah Road, Dubai [Google Map Here]
5. Ramadan Night Market 2016
Hosting its fifth year, the Ramadan Night Market brings items of interest from around the world. From beauty products to electronics and handicrafts, the market is the perfect place to get your Eid shopping done. Visit their website for more information.
When: 23 June – 02 July 2016
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre [Google Map Here]
How Much: Ages 5 and up- AED 5