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Updated March 2023

Eid al-Fitr 2023 is expected to fall on either Thursday, 20 April 2023, or Friday, 21 April 2023. This joyous and triumphant day marks the return to a state of purity for faithful individuals. In Dubai and the UAE, Eid al-Fitr is also celebrated with massive and astonishing firework displays in various parts of the country.

Keep reading to learn more about the Eid al-Fitr 2023 fireworks in Dubai and the UAE.

Eid Fitr 2023 dates in Dubai & the UAE

The exact date of Eid al-Fitr is determined by the sighting of the crescent moon, which appears one day after the new moon. This process can only be performed under the cover of night. If the crescent moon is not sighted, Ramadan continues for another day.

Assuming Ramadan begins on 23 March, which falls on a Thursday, the 30-day annual fast would end on 22 April, a Saturday, and Eid al-Fitr would begin on the same day. However, the official dates for the Holy month are announced by a moon-sighting committee closer to the time.

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Eid Fitr 2023 fireworks in Dubai & the UAE

While the following locations in Dubai and the UAE have not yet confirmed their plans for Eid al-Fitr fireworks, they have been successful in their displays in 2022. Therefore, it is expected that they will continue the tradition in 2023.

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The Pointe

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The Pointe in Dubai launched Eid al-Fitr celebrations for 2022 with a stunning display of dancing fountains and a massive fireworks show. It is anticipated that the venue will provide a similar celebration for Eid al-Fitr 2023.

Bluewaters Island

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Bluewaters Island, home to the world’s largest observation wheel, Ain Dubai, is a popular destination among residents and tourists alike. In 2022, the island successfully hosted an illuminating fireworks display on the second day of Eid al-Fitr. It is anticipated that Bluewaters Island will continue to celebrate Eid al-Fitr with a similar fireworks display in 2023.

Dubai Festival City Mall

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Dubai Festival City Mall lived up to its reputation by hosting a stunning fireworks display, along with an impressive water, fire, and laser show, for Eid al-Fitr 2022. Given their past success, it is highly likely that the venue will continue the tradition and offer a spectacular fireworks display for Eid al-Fitr 2023.

Global Village

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Global Village, a popular family destination in Dubai, delighted visitors with an extended fireworks display for seven consecutive days during Eid al-Fitr 2022. Given the success of their fireworks display in the previous year, it is expected that Global Village will once again offer a stunning fireworks display for Eid al-Fitr 2023.

Abu Dhabi

Yas Island

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Yas Island, a prominent waterfront entertainment district in Abu Dhabi, lit up the skies with a massive fireworks display for the first three days of Eid al-Fitr 2022. Given their successful display in the previous year, it is highly anticipated that the waterfront will once again host an incredible fireworks show for Eid al-Fitr 2023.


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