How People in Riyadh Get Prepared for Ramadan?

Ramadan is not only a religious month, it's the time of year where habits change, where giving is a language and where people get refreshed

  • Publish date: Monday، 28 March 2022 Last update: Sunday، 22 May 2022
How People in Riyadh Get Prepared for Ramadan?

In all Arab countries, there is no month as special as Ramadan. Yet it might be difficult for some families to adapt to this new lifestyle. Sleep patterns may change and eating is not all the same as any other regular month. Not to mention that growing spiritual aspect, where Night prayer (Taraweeh) takes place every night after Al-Isha prayer. The habit of reading Quran also become more of a consistent practice on a daily pace. People before this month mostly start preparing so they can keep themselves motivated along all those 30 days. Preparations may start way before Ramadan, or only one month before. They include welcoming Ramadan gifts, frozen food to save time, and lantern lights decoration with Islamic decoration.


Giving is one of the Islamic treats that flourishes in Ramadan. People become very happy welcoming Ramadan days and they express these joyful emotions by exchanging gifts between them. Fasting allows Muslims to devote themselves to their faith and come closer to God. So, most of the gifts are focusing on those that will boost energy to worship and motivate people toward religious activities. If you happen to be lost and don’t know what to give your loved ones; here is a list of Instagram accounts where you can find what you are looking for, take a look.

Frozen Food

Time passes so quickly in Ramadan, that you may not have time to cook a meal for Iftar. People in Riyadh mostly like to prepare their food ahead of time, a month earlier mostly. They cook snacks like Samosa, Kibbeh, and Puff Pastry Samosa, etc, and get them frozen so when time comes they just take them out of the refrigerator and fry them. It’s an easy way that help you take advantage of most of your time reading Quran and doing other good deeds. If you are new to Riyadh, and you want some places that sell frozen food; here is a list of some places where you can find them.


This is mostly the part where people get most excited about, it’s fun, motivating and refreshing. People in Riyadh likes to decorate their homes to bring in Ramadan vibes in every corner. When you go to any home store in Riyadh during this season, you will definitely find lanterns everywhere. Crescent moon and Islamic patterns will also dominate the themes of table ware and decorations. Here are some inspiring posts that will get you into the mood.


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