Ramadan Guide for Metro Detroit Families

Looking for fun ways to celebrate Ramadan from home or around town? Check out this list of events and at-home activities geared toward the Muslim holiday.

As Muslims around the world observe Ramadan (March 10-April 9), some families in southeast Michigan may be looking for some fun new ways to celebrate at home or around town. 

We’ve rounded up some local events, at-home activities and recipes to help you break fast so that you can put a new spin on your celebrations and teach your children why this holiday is so important to your family. 

This article was updated on March 22, 2024 by Metro Parent’s Audience Development Coordinator, Kari Zaffarano. Her work included her research in finding Ramadan events for families to check out and providing things to do at home to celebrate, aligning with Metro Parent’s mission to provide the top parenting resources for local families. Questions? Please reach out to kari@metroparent.com.

Ramadan Events 

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Looking for a fun Ramadan event to take your kids to this year? Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor are full of options for families. Check out some of our favorites this year. 

Ramadan Sundown Snacksat

March 22-April 9, 2024

Snacks are available daily for families and children of all ages at the Detroit Public Library, Main Branch. Walk-ins are welcome.

Ramadan 4 Kids: Stories | Activities | Fun

March 24 and 31, 2024

Check out the exciting activities, storytelling sessions and learning opportunities for children to celebrate Ramadan. Ages 3-6 years old will be with Sr. Ruba and ages 7-9 will be with Br. Belal. 

Celebrate Eid al Fitr!

April 6, 2024

Come out to Knapp Branch to celebrate the end of fasting to learn about this important Muslim Holiday. RSVP required.

Ramadan Crafts & Activities for Kids 

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Hands-on activities and crafts are a great way to teach kids about the holiday and the history behind it. 

Recipes to Break Fast 

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Ramadan calls for a fast that last from sunrise to sunset, and when it’s time to eat, you definitely need something filling to break it. Here are some delish recipes to try this year. 


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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.

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