Ramadan Cannons Will Be Stationed At Seven Locations This Year


This is a timeless UAE tradition that never loses its charm. As the sun sets during the Holy Month, the cannons fire, marking the moment for Muslims to break their fast. Whether huddled around the TV with a cup of water and dates or eagerly awaiting at the cannon sites with ears plugged, it’s a time of togetherness and joy. Families gather, hearts unite, and spirits soar as this cherished tradition brings communities closer with each echoing boom. You can find the prayer timings right here.

Dubai Police announced that Ramadan cannons will grace seven locations this year.

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Here’s the full list:

7. Expo City Dubai

Dubai Police has dubbed it the ‘main cannon’ for the year, and it’s all set to take center stage at Al Wasl Avenue in Expo City Dubai.

6. Damac Hills

Currently, the precise location has not been announced.

5. Vida Creek Harbour

This location is a newcomer to the Ramadan cannon tradition…You’ll get the chance to see the Ramadan cannons firing at Vida Creek Harbour to kick off Iftar. Although the exact spot hasn’t been specified yet, it’s definitely a spot to watch out for!

4. Burj Khalifa

A classic! For the best view of the Ramadan cannon, it’s wise to arrive early as this location is quite popular.

3. Mirdif Downtown

The exact location isn’t available at the moment… keep an eye out for updates or inquire with event staff for directions.

2. Dubai Festival City Mall

Dubai Festival City is known for its bustling shopping scene, but brace yourself for even bigger crowds this month!

1. Hatta Guest House

Located about 1.5 hours away from Dubai, this is a hidden gem for anyone craving a serene escape.

Dubai Police also confirmed mobile Ramadan cannons will visit these locations for two days each during the Holy Month

  • Al Satwa Big Mosque
  • Burj Khalifa
  • Nad Al Sheba
  • Al Ghaf Walk
  • Umm Suqeim Majlis
  • Zabeel Park
  • Nad Al Sheba
  • Dubai Creek Harbour
  • Hatta
  • Nad Al Sheba
  • Al Khawaneej Majlis
  • Festival City
  • DIFC

The Ramadan cannon event will also be broadcasted on TV…

For those unable to attend in person! Tune in to Dubai TV during Iftar time to catch the live airing of the cannon launching events, enhancing the spiritual atmosphere and reinforcing social values while bringing families closer together. You can find the prayer timings right here.

Wishing everyone a blessed Holy month ahead!

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