Hai Ramadan invites you to savour the enchantments of a traditional Emirati neighborhood

A cultural interpretation of the Arabic word hai, which means both ‘neighbourhood’ and ‘welcome’, Hai Ramadan invites visitors to embark on a spiritual journey filled with nostalgia, with the enchanting Al Wasl Plaza at the heart of the holy month's celebrations

Hai Ramadan


11 Mar – 14 Apr 2024


17:00 – 00:00


Entry fee from AED 20, additional charges applicable for some activities and workshops

  • 6+ (5 and below free)


Al Wasl Plaza, Expo City Dubai

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Celebrate the spirit of the Holy Month at Expo City Dubai’s Hai Ramadan

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Children’s Workshops

A variety of Ramadan-themed activities will rotate throughout the festival period, engaging kids in learning about various aspects of Ramadan in a fun and interactive manner. Both free and paid workshop areas will be available, offering activities for children of all ages. Join us for an enriching experience that combines education with enjoyment!

  • Time: 17:00 – 00:00
  • Price: Free with upgradable options

Magic Planet Arcade avenue

In collaboration with Magic Planet, we are thrilled to introduce a dedicated arcade avenue at Hai Ramadan. This exciting addition will feature a wide array of arcade games, including classics like bumper cars, as well as trampolines for added fun. Whether you're a fan of racing games, shooting games, or classic pinball, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of entertainment and nostalgia at our arcade avenue. Let the games begin!

  • Time: 17:00 – 00:00
  • Price: Entry included in ticket price Magic Plant card to be purchased and filled in avenue

Freej Avenue

Get ready for the highly anticipated return of the animated sensation, Freej, at Hai Ramadan’s Freej Avenue! After an 11-year hiatus, families can once again delight in the adventures of these beloved characters. In collaboration with MBC and Shahid, daily streaming of the show awaits, accompanied by delicious popcorn and snacks.

  • Time: 17:00 – 00:00
  • Price: Included in Ticket Price

Retail market

Experience the essence of Ramadan shopping at Al Wasl Plaza, where a diverse range of kiosks awaits you. Discover offerings from SMEs, renowned brands, and various vendors, including dresses, fabrics, perfumes, oud, and more. Additionally, embrace the spirit of community by supporting sellers from the Ministry of Community Development, including elderly Emiratis crafting handmade items.

Immersive Story Time

Immerse yourself in the magic of "Story Time with Al Wasl Plaza" for a delightful 5-minute event activation! Join us as Al Wasl Plaza narrates enchanting children's stories to all our visitors, gathered around the main stage. Watch in awe as the content on the dome transforms, bringing to life the stories of significant prophets from Islam. It's a captivating experience sure to leave a lasting impression on both young and old alike.

  • Price: Included in Ticket Price

Hai Ramadan Journal

Stamps are located at each activation in the journal

  • Journal price: AED 5
  • Location: Collect journal from Emirati Market Area


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