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.
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.
Learn More about Ramadan in Abu Dhabi
- Best place to break your fast? Here’s our choice of the Top 10 Iftar buffets in Abu Dhabi to try in 2024
- You’ll find our complete guide to Ramadan as a visitor to the UAE with all the social etiquette here
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