Experience a memorable Ramadan at Dubai Festival City

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Experience a memorable Ramadan at Dubai Festival City

There is no better place to create your special Ramadan moments with exciting activities and events at the vibrant family destination, Dubai Festival City.

This Ramadan, Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Real Estate’s leisure and entertainment destination invites community members, residents and visitors to experience all new events and entertainment taking place this special month. Visit Dubai Festival City this Ramadan and witness the city brighten up with Ramadan Décor.




Dubai Festival City always encourages its community members to live a healthy and active lifestyle. In line with this vision, Al Areesh Club, a multi-purpose community club, is offering up to 50% off on 6–12-month memberships with three free personal sessions included. In addition, the club’s food hall will offer a special AED 99 Iftar menu during the month to help you maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle this Ramadan. That’s not where it ends; Al Areesh Club has partnered up with several sporting companies such as ISM Football, Speedo Swimming and Matchpoint Tennis to offer special classes, from 27th March until 7th April 2023.




This Ramadan, the InterContinental Hotels at Dubai Festival City is all set to offer guests a renewed focus on spending time with friends and family. While guests will have the opportunity to indulge in Iftar and Suhoor offerings specially curated by world-class chefs in four distinct venues, they will also have access to stunning staycation offers.


Take advantage of the exclusive iftar experiences at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City curated by Anise offering eight interactive live cooking stations of various cuisines, while Karam Al Bahr presents an authentic Lebanese menu. Zaytoun at Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City is offering authentic Arabian delicacies featuring Levantine favourites and international flavours with weekly culinary highlights, and Sirocco at Holiday Inn & Suites Dubai Festival City is rolling out its popular and lavish iftar buffet for families.


Furthermore, dine at Zaytuon for suhoor to experience a culinary voyage through some of the region’s most cherished creations. To make the experience special, there is a traditional Oud player stationed in-house. For corporate iftar and suhoors, the InterContinental Dubai Festival City presents a distinctive opportunity in the elegant Al Ras and Al Baraha ballrooms, which offers a lavish spread of Arabic and International cuisine matching the occasion.


Plan a family getaway this Ramadan with various staycation opportunities. Check in to Holiday Inn & Suites at Dubai Festival City for an all-inclusive stay starting from AED 450, while Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City is offering guests a Ramadan exclusive package of AED 600 per night inclusive of breakfast or suhoor. Book one night at InterContinental Dubai Festival City for AED 850 and enjoy scenic views, stylish rooms and breakfast at Anise or Suhoor at Zaytoun, in addition to a lavish Iftar spread at Anise. There’s also a packed entertainment schedule at Planet Trekkers kids club for little ones.




Celebrate Ramadan at Dubai Festival City Mall, part of Al-Futtaim Malls, with a remarkable line up of experiences. Apart from the stunning décor, the mall is partnering with the Emirati-owned Hint Café, offering a scrumptious selection of savoury pastries and mouth-watering desserts from the Ramadan exclusive menu at their pop-up on Festival Bay with views of the serene waters of the creek.


To enjoy the ultimate (and rewarding) shopping experience, customers can take advantage of a special collaboration with Blue Rewards, the Al-Futtaim Group’s rewards programme that lets you earn unlimited 1% cashback at your favourite Al-Futtaim Retail brands, such as IKEA, ACE, M&S and more, as well as selected partners across the GCC. During Ramadan, spend AED 100 or more and simply upload the receipts in the Blue Rewards app for a chance to win Blue cashback with a total prize pool of AED 200,000!


Furthermore, with the Dine & Win offer available throughout Ramadan, patrons can spend AED 250 at any F&B venue to receive access to Bounce X, AED 350 to get a full-day pass to Glowland, and finally, for AED 500 get an Al-Futtaim gift card worth AED 100 to spend across the mall.


End your mall visit by witnessing the remarkable IMAGINE show that will put on spectacular displays using lasers, lights, and water every evening, and on the weekends of Ramadan, watch the dazzling Middle Eastern qanun performance at Festival Bay. Also, don’t miss out on the special fireworks that will light up the sky on 15th April at the Festival Bay.




This Ramadan, gather your friends and family for a hearty Iftar Buffet meal at the region’s favourite Swedish home furnishing retailer, Al-Futtaim IKEA serving up a delicious spread across all IKEA Restaurants available from now until 21st April from 6-9 pm. The Iftar Buffet menu is priced at Dhs 99 for adults, Dhs 59 for kids aged 5-10 while kids under 5 dine for free but IKEA Family Members and Blue Reward members can enjoy the Iftar Buffet for only Dhs 79.


The Iftar buffet menu caters to all taste buds with a fusion of Middle Eastern, Indian, and Continental for everyone to indulge in! The menu features a wide variety of mouth-watering main dishes with appetizers and refreshing beverages at the juice station. Start your iftar at the soup station serving Oriental lentil soup then make your way to grab your favourite mezzehs from the cold mezzeh station including classics like hummus, baba ghanouj, tabouleh and more or cheese sambusek and punjabi samosa from the hot mezzeh live station.


Look out for seasonal favourites and signature dishes in the Iftar buffet menu including traditional Arabic dishes like local lamb harees, chicken makloubah with eggplant, lamb and chicken kebabs, chicken biryani and so much more! Back by popular demand, the customer favourite Ouzi live station will serve ouzi with rice, fried nuts, yoghurt, and cucumber sauce. To end your iftar on a sweet note, customers can indulge in loukaymat, umm ali, assorted cakes, rice pudding and seasonal fruit salad.


Make your reservations by calling 800 IKEA (800 4532) to surprise your loved ones with a delicious Iftar buffet meal at Al-Futtaim IKEA. Come and enjoy a delightful meal with your loved ones and make your iftar experience a special one to remember.


What: IKEA Iftar Buffet Menu

Where: IKEA Dubai Festival City, IKEA Festival Plaza, IKEA Yas store

When: Available till April 21

Time: 6.00 pm – 9.00 pm


Regular price: Dhs 99 (adults), Dhs 59 (kids aged 5-10), kids under 5 (free)

IKEA Family Member or Blue Rewards member: Dhs 79 (adults)

Booking: Please call 800 4532.




This Ramadan, Marks & Spencer, operated by Al-Futtaim Group, presents its latest Ramadan collection featuring a selective range of modest yet timeless styles for the entire family. Discover a versatile collection that champions easy styles in an array of vibrant colours consisting of elegantly crafted pieces made with light fabrics and elaborate detailing. Tailored to suit any occasion from daywear to evening wear, this collection showcases an effortless range, guaranteeing elevated styles, great quality and exceptional comfort.


Shop womenswear tailored to the contemporary Middle Eastern aesthetic and styles. Explore beautiful silhouettes in tactual fabrics, from cotton broderie to silky satins with intricate details. In menswear, explore an exceptional range of easy-to-wear wardrobe staples, featuring timeless chinos and pure cotton Oxford shirts.  For linen wear, see expertly crafted shirts with pure fabrics, classic collars, and concealed button placket, for a stylish yet comfortable finish. In kids wear, girls can expect to see floral dresses and skirts beautifully designed with frilled hems and stylish mesh and sequin detailing. For boys, shop from a selection of cotton rich shirts in stripes and embroidered detailing to wear with cool cotton rich chino shorts with added stretch for comfort.


There’s more! Slip into something more comfortable for you and the whole family with matching pure cotton pyjamas. Carefully designed with a lantern and cloud motif graphic for Ramadan, offers a fun element for all to enjoy!


Discover the Ramadan collection in-store now with selected styles also available online at www.marksandspencerme.com