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10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

  • Publish date: Sunday، 26 March 2023 Last update: Monday، 27 March 2023
10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Ramadan is a much anticipated time of celebration through many activities and events across Kuwait, but as Ramadan 2023 falls in the spring, this means that any typical outdoor activities will be quite difficult with the high temperatures in the Gulf country and fasting if you're a Muslim. However, this shouldn't hinder you from doing any activities as you you can simply either save them for the evening when the sun is down or go for indoor activities.

Here are 10 Ramadan activities you can do in Kuwait: 

Watch the Firing of Cannons

One of the famous traditions in Kuwait during the holy month is the firing of the cannon at sunset to signal the end of the fasting day. It takes place daily at Naif Palace in Kuwait City where families and children gather to watch it fire off.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Visit Souk Al-Mubarakiya

Souk Al-Mubarakiya in Kuwait City offers you an opportunity to spend one of the best Ramadan nights with live activities and shopping for the season. It is a market where you can buy gold jewelry, souvenir items, authentic Arabian delicacies, and everything else.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Visit or Pray at Grand Mosque

Grand Mosque, also referred to as Al-Masjid Al-Kabir, is the biggest and the official Mosque of Kuwait which means that official religious celebrations are held in this mosque only. It is popular for its prayer arrangement during the last 10 days of Ramadan and thousands of Muslims gather to pray there.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Watch the Gargee'an Festivities

From the 13th to the 15th of the holy month Ramadan, Kuwaitis celebrate Gargee'an, which is mainly centralized on children who wear a traditional brightly colored costume, and carry a bag which is then filled with candies from neighbors, families, and friends.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Enjoy Iftar/Suhoor Buffets  

Kuwait offers several iftar and suhoor buffets during the holy month of Ramadan that everyone is excited about, especially food lovers. The best restaurants that offer iftar and suhoor buffets in Kuwait City include the Sky Restaurant, Assaha Restaurant, and Mughal Mahal Restaurant.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Attend Ramadan Exhibition in Mishref

Organized by Kuwait International Fair (KIF) at Kuwait International Fairs Ground, the exhibition offers consumer goods, decoration, home and office design, lighting, furniture, food processing, catering, and beverage.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Take Part in Zain Al Shaheed Park Ramadan Challenge

Zain Al Shaheed Park Ramadan Challenge is an 11-day running/walking challenge taking place in Al Shaheed Park from March 29th until April 10th. There will be a daily run led by Strada Academy in addition to a daily workout led by various gyms. You can register here

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Participate in Fun Fitness Activities at 360 Mall

Don't miss the 360 Challenge with the physical fitness center Flare Fitness at 360 Kuwait throughout Ramadan as they prepared a full schedule of fun fitness activities to keep you active during the holy month.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Pre-Iftar Walking at the Avenues Mall

The Avenues mall turns into an indoor track once the stores closed at 4 pm before iftar time. This has been the trend for the past few years before the traffic gets crazy after iftar. 

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023

Shop at Malls 

During Ramadan 2023, stores in 360 Mall are open from 10 am until 4 pm before iftar timing then open again from 8:30 pm until 1:30 am after iftar. The Avenues mall and Al Kout working hours are the same as 360 Mall before iftar and from 7:30 pm until 1:30 am after iftar. You can check Marina Mall, the Gate Mall and other malls' working hours through their social media account.

10 Activities to Do in Kuwait During Ramadan 2023