A plate for Iftar

Abu Dhabi Iftar Time – Ramadan 1445 (2024)

by Abu Dhabi Travel Planner Team

Iftar – the meal taken to break the fast after sunset during the Holy Month of Ramadan takes place after Maghrib prayers. In March-April 2024, in the UAE, this is between about 6:28 pm and 6:41 pm.

You can use this handy calculator to determine when Maghrib will commence today in Abu Dhabi.

NB, we have set this calculator for Abu Dhabi timing. If you are in Dubai, you must subtract 4 minutes as it is further east.

The Iftar start time in Abu Dhabi moves later throughout Ramadan as the longer days of summer approach.

Iftar time in Abu Dhabi is officially marked by the firing of the cannon – Madfa al iftar – at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, followed by a shared meal.

There are also cannons fired at Umm Al Emarat Park, Mother of the Nation Park (Sheikha Fatima Park, near the Cornice), and Qasr Al Hosn.

Ramadan in 2024 will occur from 11 March until approx 9 April – subject to moon sightings.

Ramadan cannon at Umm al emarat park
The traditional firing of the Ramadan Cannon at Umm Al Emarat Park

Learn More about Ramadan in Abu Dhabi


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