The heart of Bur Deira is alive with the spirit of Ramadan as Dubai Municipality’s renowned ‘Ramadan Souq’ opens its doors, welcoming the holy month with an array of festivities and traditional charm. Set against the historic backdrop of Old Municipality Street, this bustling market is a celebration of culture, community, and the anticipation of Ramadan.

Running until March 9th, 2024, the Ramadan Souq has become a staple on the Dubai calendar, attracting a diverse crowd of citizens, residents, tourists, and curious visitors from around the globe. Stepping into the Souq is like entering a treasure trove, where the vibrant stalls offer a unique shopping experience at prices that won’t break the bank.

You will find everything at the Ramadan Souq; from must-have gadgets for your Ramadan preparations to special products for celebrating ‘Hag Al Laila,’ the Souq has it all.



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But it’s not just about shopping. The Ramadan Souq is a full-blown celebration with live entertainment shows, activities for the little ones, and an atmosphere filled with festive fun. The Dubai Municipality has successfully curated an experience that seamlessly blends tradition with the modern vibrancy of Dubai.

From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., the Souq invites visitors to explore its unique lanes. Among the many markets housed within, the Grand Souq in Bur Deira, also known as the ‘Al Dhalam Souq’ or Darkness Market, stands out for its wide range of products.

Need kitchen essentials? Head to the Plates Market for pots and trays. There’s even a dedicated market for men’s fabrics and the ‘Souq Al Manazer’ for a variety of goods. Looking to spruce up your living space? The ‘Al-Matarih Market’ is your go-to for armchairs and pillows.

This sensory feast includes the food market, marine tools market, ‘Souq Al Khilak’ for fabrics, the perfume market, and the ever-dazzling gold market.

Dubai Municipality’s Ramadan Souq is a celebration that captures the essence of Ramadan and is the perfect way to prepare for the holy month.