Eid Al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan. It’s a feast where people eat, gather and pray with family, friends or community. There are nearly 85 mosques in Michigan. Many of them are having Eid prayers at the mosques, followed by activities for families. Here are a few across Metro Detroit.
The third annual Woodward Eid Cruise is back. Organizers say cruise participants will begin staging their cars along Woodrow Wilson Street and West Davison at 1 p.m., with kickoff at 2 p.m. Escorts from the Detroit Police Department will be on hand to help with traffic flow. Organizers encourage participants to come with cars cleaned and decorated.
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The second annual Miftaah Eid Carnival is back, with a full petting zoo, carnival rides, face painting, horse riding and more. All-inclusive wristbands are available for purchase at $10 per child. For more information, go to Miftaah Institute’s website.
The Muslim Community of Western Suburbs is hosting “Eid Al-Fitr on the park,” prayer followed by food trucks and activities. Check out a full listing of activities on their Facebook page.
The Shajara Tayyiba School and PTO is hosting a Community Eid Extravaganza from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the Velocity Sports, 46245 Michigan Ave.
Tickets cost $15 for a family of four and can be purchased here.
The American Moslem Society is hosting an Eid Carnival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at 9945 Vernor Hwy.
Tickets cost $15 per person.
The Islamic Cultural Association is hosting an Eid Carnival from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday outdoors at 35700 W. 12 Mile Road. Tickets can be pre-purchased this weekend.
Featuring inflatables, obstacle courses and more, Eid Al-Fitr Carnival at Extreme Fun Ann Arbor is set for 12-6 p.m. Tuesday.
The Michigan Community Association of Ann Arbor and Michigan Islamic Academy are hosting the Eid-ul-Fitr Carnival and Bazaar 2-8 p.m. May 8 at MCA. Tickets will be $5 per child for unlimited activities including inflatables, pony rides and a petting zoo.
A free event for kids is set for 12:30-4 p.m. Monday at Mott Park, 2402 Nolen Drive.
From Hamtramck to New Jersey (Six Flags)
The Social Loft, a women-owned co-working and gathering space, is inviting women from Detroit and Michigan to take part in a trip to Six Flags in New Jersey on Monday as part of the Six Flags’ “The Great Muslim Adventure Day” Eid Celebration Day, organized by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA).
Tickets are discounted to $35 per person for the theme park. Participants can take part in a safari, Eid prayers, rides and fireworks for different prices.
Find more information here.