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Things To Do On Eid-Ul-Fitr 2022 in Dubai

When is Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 in Dubai?

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Ever since the third quarter of Ramadan has passed, everyone has been curious to know when Eid-Al-Fitr 2022?

With everything going ‘back to normal,’ ever since the COVID break in 2020, the year 2022 had been a busy start. People have been waiting for long holiday breaks to rejuvenate themselves and spend time with their loved ones.

Eid has been the most awaited festive break of the year. People look forward to celebrating the day with enthusiasm and plan to spend their eid holidays meeting family and friends and going to new places.

The holy month of Ramadan commenced on April 2, 2022, in the UAE. According to the lunar cycle, Ramadan 1433 Hijri Year is expected to last for 30 days, and Eid-ul-Fitr is likely to fall on Monday, May 2, 2022. 

Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across the entire UAE and begin at sunset on Sunday, May 1. The Eid namaz will be offered on the morning of May 2.

The eid holidays are paid holidays for both public and private sector employees.

What is Eid-ul-Fitr?

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the month-long fasting from dawn to sunset in the holy month of Ramadan. It is celebrated for 1 to 3 days around the world. Ramadan is one of the most important months in the Islamic calendar. 

Eid rounds off the month of Ramadan to acknowledge Allah’s revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad. The month serves as a great reminder to the Muslims to be grateful for everything and share what they have with the less fortunate. At the end of the holy month, Muslims celebrate and gather with friends and family to show gratitude toward Allah.

Muslims gather on the day of Eid to offer the eid namaz and begin the day with greetings. From good food, clothing, gathering, and savoring to planning vacations, Eid is about everything. 

Is Eid-ul-Fitr- Less than a week away from the next long weekend holiday in Dubai?

Eid-Ul-Fitr 2022

So, Eid is already around the corner, and we can see the hustle and bustle around the entire UAE. The Eid preparations are at their peak, and people are planning for picnics and short vacations to spend time with their loved ones.

Earlier, UAE had to work Sundays with Fridays and Saturdays off. However, since Jan 2022, UAE has adopted the policy of a shorter workweek with a Friday half-day; Saturday and Sunday are the new weekends. Residents can more freely plan their breaks and travel across the UAE.  

Eid-ul-Fitr is one of the longest holiday breaks in Dubai and other emirates and is celebrated by everyone in the Emirates.

How many public holidays will people get for Eid 2022?

The holidays will commence at the end of Ramadan for both the public and the private sectors. The holidays will begin on the 29th of Ramadan, April 30. This public holiday which the private sector will also follow will last until May 4. The employees will be able to enjoy a five-day break and will have to return to work only on Thursday!

What should you do this festive season?

Eid is a time of celebration! Entertainment, Shopping, dinners, and vacations are all in full swing in the city. Artists perform spectacular shows at the city’s biggest malls and entertainment spots. Residents and tourists are all a part of it. Not only this, concerts, operas, roaming shows, individual performances, and many other things are top tourist attractions. 

Hotels, restaurants, and tourist spots perfect themselves to accommodate the large gatherings. Flight tickets are sold out, and all reservations are made in advance. Why not? There is so much to do in Dubai!

The famous food culture of Eid revolves around eating and sharing food. The specialty dishes served during Eid in Dubai are Ouzi (a local specialty of UAE), Chicken machboos, and Luqaimat ( a dessert dish). These dishes are utterly delicious, and the recipe is ideally suited for the occasion. People go to restaurants to devour the lavish feasts and several other dishes across the Emirate. 

The next is Shopping! Eid and Shopping are intrinsically woven together. After all, Eid is also about wearing nice clothes, perfuming yourself, and cleaning and decorating your household. Malls, boutiques, stores, retails, etc., are all overcrowded with people. The gifting culture of Eid also invites people to these stores to shop for themselves and their loved ones. Top brands and stores are all on discounts to attract customers. Drive your way through and shop at your favourite malls and stores.

The most important of all, you get holidays to plan short vacations with your family and friends! Drive through the city and explore the places. Eid is celebrated with enthusiasm at every corner of Dubai. Live concerts, operas, musical shows, Fountain show, the Burj Khalifa, and many others are top attractions for tourists. You can also visit a number of places in Dubai and take full advantage of your holidays! 

With a large tourist footfall during this season, we advise you to book your tickets in advance. Also, book your car with One Click Drive in advance and enjoy it to the fullest once you are in Dubai!

What are the top places to visit in Dubai during this festive holiday season?

We are eagerly waiting for Eid this year! The Eid-ul-Fitr holidays begin on April 29 and will last until May 4 this year. This means you are on holiday for five days! Find out the best places in Dubai to visit during the Eid holidays for ultimate fun!

  • Dubai Parks and Resorts: Create memories with your friends and family at Dubai Parks and Resorts. From rides and top attractions to best Eid feasts, they have everything at one destination! Book your tickets and have fun!
  • Downtown Dubai: Downtown Dubai is an iconic attraction with its Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain, renowned for its beauty and infrastructure. Dubai fountain has fascinating shows on different music, and the Dubai Mall will give you the Eid vibe! Drive through the city and make your Eid with family and friends memorable!
  • Dhow Cruise from Dubai Marina: Enjoy your Eid at the Luxury Dhow Cruises and Dubai Marina. Have an illuminating sightseeing experience with Arabian dances, sunsets, delicious meals with a strikingly good dinner and entertainment- is there a better way to celebrate? 
  • The Green Planet: Planning for a family picnic this Eid? The unique Green Planet is one of Dubai’s top places to visit during Eid. Drive through the city to visit this first indoor tropical rainforest in the Emirate.
  • The Pointe: The Pointe is Dubai’s scenic and iconic waterfront destination. It is a relaxing arena with more than 80 finest restaurants, luxurious stores, entertainment outlets and cafes with spectacular views. You can enjoy the Palm Fountain, the world’s largest musical fountain with mesmerizing shows. One-stop destination for tourists and visitors, who have infinite choices, vibrant experiences, and once in a lifetime experience! It is a must visit especially during the time of Eid.
  • The View at the Palm: The view of the Palm is the observation deck at 52nd storey of the Palm tower. It gives you an exhilarating and a spectacular experience of the architectural monument of the Palm Jumeirah. The observation deck is attached to luxurious lounges for you to relax and rejuvenate at the impressive and unbeatable view. Make sure that this destination is on the top this Eid because it is definitely going to leave an indelible imprint on your mind!
  • Ain Dubai: Ain Dubai is the newest landmark added to the list of top attractions in Dubai. It is located on Bluewaters Island and is surrounded by memorable social and cultural experiences. This wheel gives you a 360  degree view of the urban skyline in those unforgettable 38 mins journey!  Book your tickets now and witness all the celebrations this Eid.

If you plan to visit Dubai during the festive season to enjoy the delicacies and the different places, then drive through the Emirate and witness everything as you please! Are you worried about not having an owned car? Rent a car at low and affordable prices on OneClickDrive, drive through the city, witness the amazing and glamourous celebration, and become a part of one!

What car rental options are available in Dubai?

Picking up rental cars in Dubai is relatively easy, whether from the airport or several locations across the city. You can easily start your search with services such as OneClickDrive to find rates and companies. You can easily choose your favorite car through this platform. The process is hassle-free, and you can quickly narrow down your choice and hire easily by going direct. 

Why is driving the best way to go to places during Eid?

Driving is the best way to explore everything in Dubai and other Emirates. It offers you the liberty to move at your own pace and admire the beauty of nature. You are not time-bound, and the process of renting a car is hassle-free. 

Taxis and metros are also a way to move around the city, but hiring your rental car and self-driving is the best if you love your freedom. The roads of Dubai and other Emirates are well-constructed and clearly labelled, making it easy to manoeuvre around the city. Easily hire cars with OneClickDrive and drive across the city to enjoy the glamor of Eid!      

Why choose OneClickDrive?

Whether you want to hit the roads in a sedan or a Porsche, OneClickDrive offers you every car of your choice. Rent a car for a day, week, or a month easily even from Whatsapp!

The top reasons for renting car with us are:

  • Cheap and affordable – We offer amazing car rental discounts and special packages during the Eid weekend to make the most of your holidays.
  • No commission or markups – As against other car rental companies, OneClickDrive does not charge any agent commission or booking fees to the user. All prices are all-inclusive of rental amount, standard insurance and standard mileage.
  • Traveling long distances becomes easy – Public transportation is not available in all parts of the city. However, renting a car with us will make it easy and convenient to access all the places in the Emirates.
  • Hassle-free – It is a hassle-free process of booking the car of your choice. You can schedule delivery at your desired location and get going.
  • Freedom of driving around the city at your own pace. Plan to spend your day as you choose among hundreds of restaurants and lifestyle venues across the emirates. 
  • A wide variety of cars to choose from – We offer many cars of different models from which you can choose easily. Some of these are Rolls Royce, Maserati, Porsche, Lamborghini, Mistsubishi, Hyundai Elantra, Nissan Micra, and several others.
  • Comfort and safety – You can enjoy relief and satisfaction because of the high level of comfort around people you know, which is highly unlikely in public transport. We also offer highly experienced and skilled drivers, ensuring you are in safe hands.
  • Renting also makes driving luxurious cars affordable to all. So if you’re in the mood to splurge this Eid, there are quite a few options on OneClickDrive. Download the App and find a range of cars for hire in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and other emirates. 

OneClickDrive wishes you a very Happy Eid-ul-Fitr 2022!

Talal Farooqi
Talal Farooqi
A mass media grad with a great deal of interest in blogging and copywriting. I hear that I'm good with words. So, feel free to check out my work!

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