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Eid Al-Fitr 2022 in Abu Dhabi

Staycations, dining and events.....We've got a list of things to do in Abu Dhabi over the very long Eid Al-Fitr weekend!


Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

To celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, the resort will host Eid At The Market lunch buffets at Graphos Social Kitchen throughout the week. Grab the family and take a wander through several food stations and choose from dishes such as kebeh bil laban, traditional chicken biryani and seafood paella.

1st to 8th May, 12:30 PM – 3 PM

AED 165 per person including soft beverages

AED 250 per person including soft beverages and cocktails

AED 275 per person including soft beverages and free flowing house beverages

For more information or bookings, call 02 208 6888 or email

Cove Beach Abu Dhabi

Cove Beach Abu Dhabi is hosting an Eid Week Festival with daily deals and live DJs. They've also got an indoor brunch in Two.0 restaurant, which will have extensive menus featuring seafood, sushi and more. You'll also enjoy three hours of unlimited beverages and live performances.

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday from 1 PM – 4 PM

AED 299


Cipriani Yas Island

After a month-long renovation, Cipriani Yas Island is set to open its doors on May 2nd with an Eid menu to mark the occasion. The Italian dining hotspot will offer the special menu all month long. You'll enjoy pan seared scallops with asparagus and saffron, and oven roasted lamb shoulder with mashed potato. Be sure to save room for dessert where you’ll be treated to freshly whipped a la minute date ice cream.

For more information, call 02 657 5400


The WB Abu Dhabi

Head over to Yas Island for special family-friendly brunches at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. The hotel’s restaurant, Sidekicks, will host a spread featuring flavours from across the globe with live cooking stations as well. Perfect for your little ones, there will be meet-and-greets with WB favourites like Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. Kids can also try out arts and craft activities.

Dates: 2nd - 7th May

Time: 12 PM – 3 PM

AED 140 per person

For more information or bookings, cal 02 815 0000 or email

Take an Eid vacay

Emirates Palace

If you’re looking for a luxury Eid escape close to home, Emirates Palace is offering a getaway package from 1st – 4th May. With rates starting at 2,296 AED per night, you'll will also get a daily breakfast and lunch for two adults at the newly renovated Vendôme, along with a brunch for two on the first day of Eid.

For more information click here


Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi

Anantara Eastern Mangroves is offering a peaceful Eid staycation this year, with rooms starting at 718 AED. The package also includes a daily breakfast at Ingredients and an Eid lunch or dinner buffet at the same restaurant.

More info here


Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Book a two-night stay at Rosewood Abu Dhabi this Eid, and get one night free. The luxurious spot has an underground spa, and a variety of restaurants, sure to give you a relaxing stay. You'll will also get early check-in and check-out, and you can use the UAE Resident offer which gives you 10% off the flat rate and breakfast at the Majlis Lounge.

Call 02 813 5550


The Abu Dhabi EDITION

The Abu Dhabi EDITION Eid getaway package includes early check-in, late check-out, pre-dinner drinks at the Library Bar, a three-course set menu in Oak Room and breakfast in Market at EDITION. You'll also be able to enjoy pool access and Afternoon Tea at Terrazza.

For more information, call 02 208 0000


JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

If you fancy somewhere a little more exotic, you can head to the Maldives. Located on Vagaru Island at the Shaviyani Atoll, this resort features 60 beach and overwater villas. You can choose to book the all-inclusive Savor The Endless package for Eid stays longer than three nights and get a 20% discount, along with a daily breakfast, lunch and dinner across five restaurants and three full-service bars. The package also includes a one-time, three-course beach dinner for two.

For more information click here


Go shopping


Saudi Arabian modern fashion house Leem, is launching a capsule collection in time for Eid Al-Fitr. The capsule focuses on elegant variations of the kaftan featuring accents via full-body crochet designs, delicate lace details, as well as pleated and plisse styles to embrace a charming and feminine touch. Kaftans from the collection are introduced in both light and graceful soft fabrics. Think soft jerseys, bamboo, crochet, laces, and light knits, perfect for the summer season. The collection is available across all Leem stores in the UAE, on the Leem app and website.



Multi-brand retailer EROS, is offering a range of deals on home appliances and other gadgets across all its stores and online in honour of Eid.

Bundled offers and deals include discounts on motor insurance and partner restaurants. In addition, EROS has introduced various offers such as POSTPAY (buy now-pay later via their debit or credit card); 0% installments for up to 24 months; 24 hour delivery and installation plus an extended warranty.

You can also exchange your old devices and get instant cash vouchers of up to AED 3,000 on a Samsung S22. The retailer is also offering free shipping across the emirates with a minimum purchase of AED 500.


Get cultured

Al Ain Cultural Sites

Celebrate Eid and Emirati culture at Al Ain’s cultural sites. There are special opening hours and performances at Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, Al Jahili Fort, Qasr al Muwaiji, Bait Mohammed bin Khalifa, and Al Qattara Arts Centre.

Visiting hours during Eid

1st Day of Eid

All Al Ain Cultural Sites open 3 – 7 PM

2nd Day of Eid

Al Jahili Fort, Qasr Al Muwaiji, Al Ain Palace Museum and Al Ain Oasis: open 9 AM – 7 PM

Bait Mohammed Bin Khalifa and Al Qattara Arts Centre: open 9 AM – 8 PM

Al-Ayyala and Al Razfa Performances

1st and 2nd days of Eid

4 – 6 PM

Al Ain Palace Museum and Al Ain Oasis

Shfaya Al Eid (Treats and gifts for visitors)

1st and 2nd days of Eid

All Al Ain Cultural Sites

Free entry and more information at


Winter at Al Hosn

Winter at Al Hosn will close on the 5th of May, just in time for everyone to check it out during the Eid holiday. The seasonal public street market features Abu Dhabi entrepreneurs where visitors can enjoy street food, affordable shopping of handmade goods, local farm organic produce and live entertainment for adults and children. Entry is free.

Weekdays: 4pm – 11pm

Weekends: 4pm – 12pm

Ramadan: 6pm - 2am

For more information click here


Qasr Al Watan

Qasr Al Watan is set to offer a treat for all the senses, as you soak in a cultural experience of stunning architecture, interiors, engaging exhibitions and a vast collection of artefacts and manuscripts, and don't forget to check out the extraordinary craftsmanship of The Great Hall, from the central dome to mosaic patterns.

As the sun sets on the first day of Eid, Qasr Al Watan will bring back its sound and light show, The Palace in Motion, which brings life to the exterior of the Palace with an audiovisual display narrating a visual story of the UAE’s past, present and future.

Open from 11:00AM to 19:00Pm

Warehouse 421

Warehouse 421 is offering a workshop and performance if you’re looking to add some arts and culture to your Eid plans.

The home-grown arts, and design centre is hosting a kite-making workshop on 7th May where participants - children included - can make a kite of their own design

in the Makerspace.

On 7th and 8th May, stop by to see an interactive performance from Australian-Sri Lankan artist Ahilan Ratnamohan, in The Tamilization of Ahilan Ratnamohan.

Exploring the relationship of languages spoken in migrant communities, the performance’s script was written collaboratively with his mother, who will also be part of the performance.

For more info, head to:


Be entertained

Maroon 5 Concert

The multi-platinum powerhouse Maroon 5 will be treating fans to an unmissable live show, performing hits like Girls Like You, Beautiful Mistakes, Sugar, Maps, and more at the concert at Etihad Arena on Friday 6th May.

Adding to the mix is the renowned Jordanian teen sensation and singer-songwriter Issam Alnajjar, who will be the supporting act for this massive event bringing his hottest hits to the capital.

For information on tickets head to Ticketmaster


Yas Island Fireworks

Head over to the capital's newest dining destination, Yas Bay, where you can fill your bellies and also see Eid fireworks every night, from the 1st - 3rd of May at 9pm.


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