Ramadan 2023 Guide for Chicagoland Families

Celebrate Ramadan with local festivities and events, arts and crafts, yummy recipes to break fast and more!

As Muslims around the world observe Ramadan this month (March 22 to April 21), some families in Chicagoland may be looking for some fun new ways to celebrate at home or around town.

Here, 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.

Ramadan Events

Looking for a Ramadan event to take your kids to this year? Chicago and the suburbs are full of options for families. Check out some of our favorites this year.

Ramadan Moon Craft

March 20-26, 2023

Stop by the library during the week to make a Ramadan moon craft.

Ramadan Children’s Program

March 24-April 23, 2023

During Taraweeh time, the Mecca Center is offering a Ramadan children’s program with educational activities on a nightly basis.

Ramadan Crafts & Activities for Kids 

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

Recipes to Break Fast 

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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