Looking for fun family activities to keep the little ones busy this Ramadan? From charitable initiatives to Ramadan markets, here are 7 things to do in Dubai with kids during Ramadan 2018..
1. Ramadan Lights Fest
Celebrate Ramadan with the whole family at Dubai Ice Rink! There’s so much going on, including a kids arts & crafts zone, virtual reality sports, a football challenge for the kids and a campaign that lets you donate your old clothes to the less fortunate.
Price: Free entry. From AED 15 for the arts & crafts activities
When: Daily until Tuesday 12th June, from 12pm to 2am
2. Ramadan Dolls
Ramadan is a time of giving and kindness, and quirky new cafe Tania’s Teahouse invites everyone to join them for a charitable initiative with The Mawada Project. Each attendee will be making handmade dolls to be gifted to refugee or underprivileged children. A great way to do something meaningful with your kids this Ramadan.
Price: AED 50 (on arrival)
When: Saturday 26th May & Saturday 9th June, from 4pm to 7.30pm
3. Laguna Water Park
Now that the kids get done with school early, you can take them straight to La Mer’s new Laguna Water Park. From big splash pools to fun water slides, bring the whole family along for some fun in the sun! Better yet, kids get to enjoy free ice cream from Sunday to Wednesday.
Price: AED 99 (residents rate), free for kids under 2 (with a paying adult)
When: Daily, from 10am to 8pm
4. Family Pottery Making
Ready to get your hands dirty? Yadawei Ceramic Studio invites all families to its Pottery Making class on Saturday. Open to all ages, this pottery discovery session is a fun way to unleash your creative side, have fun with the family, and learn the basics of pottery making.
Price: AED 80, AED 45 (under 16)
When: Every Saturday, from 11am to 12.30pm
5. Dubai Sports World
Dubai Sports World is back for the summer, and it’s a great place to try new sports and stay active this Ramadan. From ping pong and badminton to basketball and a brand new battle park, there are so many great family-friendly activities to try this year!
Price: Free entry
When: Daily, from 8am to 1am
6. Adoption Day
Do you and your little ones need a furry friend at home? Make sure to adopt, not shop! The Red Paw Foundation is having an adoption day at Alserkal Avenue every Saturday during the Holy Month.
When: Every Saturday, from 4pm to 11pm
Where: Warehouse 82, Alserkal Avenue
7. Ripe Market Dubai
Ready to shop till you drop? Whether you want to pick up some unique gifts for friends and family, or shop for your little ones, the Ripe Market at Times Square Centre has fun for all ages. Expect to find a wide range of items including local handicrafts, clothes, beauty products, accessories, and more!
Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 24th May to Friday 16th June, from 3pm to 12am
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