Over Ramadan Abu Dhabi tends to settle into a slower pace as people observe the holy month.
However, just because things tends to slow down doesn’t mean you won't be able to find fun Ramadan activities with your family in Abu Dhabi. Check out our list of ideas that will help to keep your little ones entertained.
Top seven list of Ramadan activities for family in Abu Dhabi
1. Enjoy a traditional Iftar or Suhoor
An Iftar meal is of the must-do experiences of the season and one of the most fulfilling cultural experiences to enjoy. They are a wonderful opportunity to experience the traditions of Islam, and experience the warmth of Emirati hospitality at its best. Iftar is the meal that breaks the day’s fasting at sunset, and is a special time for friends and family to get together, relax and refresh. These dinner events often go long into the night, and are one of the most fun things to do in Abu Dhabi for Ramadan. Plus, they’re family-friendly too!
2. Soar through the sky with Seawings
Celebrate the best of the Emirates with a thrilling seaplane flight, you’ll get to take in all the world-famous landmarks that put Abu Dhabi on the map, and gives you a sense of how far the Emirate has come. Enjoy quality time with the kids and point out your favourite landmarks. The Louvre Abu Dhabi and Corniche look amazing from the sky, you might even be able to find your own home! Take time out with the family and see the city from a unique perspective – this is the best Ramadan activity for family in Abu Dhabi. Did we mention you even get to meet the pilot?
3. Explore through the ages at the Louvre Abu Dhabi
The Louvre Abu Dhabi has a fascinating collection of artefacts from throughout the ages and you’ll be able to travel through time and space as you see exhibits from days gone by. Early tribal sculptures, an Egyptian mummy, Chinese paintings and Roman statues all invite imagination, learning and discovery. There’s a dedicated Children’s Museum which offers much for the kids to see and do. The museum is also cool and air conditioned, which is perfect for the time of year.
4. Treat the kids to a theme park
Take advantage of the Ramadan offers around the city, you’ll find most of the theme parks will have special offers on during this time, and the parks will be much quieter during the day too. If your kids enjoy getting active try Yas Waterworld for a day of fun in the water. Ferrari World is also a great choice for this time of year too, as the park is completely indoors and air-conditioned.
5. Visit the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
Take time out to learn more about this majestic bird at the world’s only dedicated Falcon Hospital. The facility treats more than 11,200 birds each year from around the world! You’ll get to see first-hand how to care for these noble creatures, and learn about the ancient art of falconry.
6. Make it a movie date
Escape the heat this Ramadan and take it to the theatre to check out one of the latest summer movie releases. It’s an easy afternoon with the kids, the only hard part will be deciding which movie to watch! Just be sure to book in advance to avoid queues.
7. Jump high at BOUNCE!
This popular indoor trampoline park is a great place for kids to cut loose in the free jumping area or play a game of dodge ball. You can even take it to the next level with the Bounce Academy for trampolining and gymnastics, there are classes suitable for both kids and adults.
Are you planning on getting away for Eid Al Fitr, check out this blog for easy destinations within the UAE.
Did you know children enjoy 15% off regular tickets, and little ones under two years old fly free?
Make it a Ramadan to remember and fly with this! Our incredible Seawings seaplane tour is the most memorable Ramadan activities for family in Abu Dhabi.