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Sharjah Ramadan Festival, the emirate’s Sharjah’s biggest annual Ramadan celebration, has officially announced its dates, promising an unforgettable experience for both residents and visitors alike. The highly-anticipated annual celebration is known for its vibrant evenings of food, culture, and entertainment, making it a must-attend event during the holy month of Ramadan.
Mark your calendars and get ready to immerse yourself and your loved ones in the festive atmosphere of Ramadan this year!
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Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2023
The Sharjah Ramadan Festival is an annual event that has a rich history as one of the oldest and most celebrated commercial and tourism events in the UAE. The festival has grown to become a highly anticipated event that offers a unique blend of marketing, entertainment, religious, and cultural activities that are designed to cater to a diverse audience. This year marks the 33rd iteration of the annual Ramadan festival
The Sharjah Ramadan Festival is an excellent opportunity for visitors to experience the unique culture and traditions of the Emirati people during the holy month of Ramadan. The festival features a variety of events and activities that showcase Emirati heritage and customs, including religious activities, cultural performances, and traditional Emirati cuisine.
Dates, timing & location
The Sharjah Ramadan Festival is scheduled to begin on 22 March and will run until 25 April 2023. As the festival will be held for an entire month, visitors are encouraged to attend with their families and take advantage of the numerous events and activities available.
The festival will be held in various cities and regions throughout the Emirate of Sharjah, including City Centre Al Zahia and Sahara Centre.
The timing for the festival will likely be from 10 AM until 10 PM, providing ample time to explore and experience the various offerings of the festival.
What can we expect from this year’s iteration?
The Sharjah Ramadan Festival organizing committee recently announced the official slogan for this year’s event. The festival’s theme, “Ramadan is happier with you”, is inspired by the spirit of cohesive Emirati families and aims to bring together people from different walks of life to celebrate the essence of Ramadan.
While official details concerning the events are still scarce, based on what’s been observed in previous iterations, it’s likely that visitors can expect a range of activities, including massive discounts at malls and retail businesses, cultural events, entertainment, weekly drawings for automobiles, expensive prizes, and historical and heritage events. With a focus on Emirati heritage, customs, and traditions practiced during Ramadan, visitors can also expect a variety of recreational activities that cater to all age groups.
Furthermore, visitors to the Sharjah Ramadan Festival can also enjoy the Iftar Corner, which serves delicious food from a variety of cuisines. Additionally, the festival provides facilities for visitors who wish to make donations to charities, allowing them to participate in the act of giving and spreading goodwill during the holy month of Ramadan.