Ramadan 2022 Guide for Chicagoland Families

As Muslims around the world observe Ramadan this month (April 1-30), 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 in the Park

April 8, 2022

Meal tickets are sold out, but you can still enjoy children’s activities at Mary Bartelme Park in the West Loop.

Ramadan Children’s Program

April 1-May 1, 2022

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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