Ramadan festivities are in full swing because the bazaars are back, bringing together people from all walks of life to celebrate the holiday season and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
Shopping there is also a great way to support local vendors and artists ahead of Hari Raya celebrations this weekend. From the wide variety of traditional items sold to the delicious array of food served, these three Ramadan bazaars are definitely a must-see this year.
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Kampong Gelam Ramadan Bazaar
This bazaar operates 86 food stalls and 20 retail booths every day during Ramadan. Visitors can expect a wide variety of cuisines from all over the world, from traditional Malay dishes to fusion street food and other creative offerings. The stalls and booths offer something for everyone and tantalise taste buds with the variety of flavours and textures available. Whether you’re after Birria Tacos or Philly Cheesesteaks, this Ramadan bazaar has a wide array of tasty food to choose from.
Beyond just food, there’s also a wide selection of retail items to explore. You’re sure to find something special and unique at Kampong Gelam Ramadan Bazaar. From fashion and accessories to home decor and crafts, you can find a wide variety of items that have been carefully sourced from all over the world. Not only will you find great deals, but you’ll also be able to support local artisans and small businesses. It doesn’t end there! In the vicinity of Kampong Gelam, live music performances, light shows, and more will all take place.
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Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar
It’s ten times bigger than last year’s Bazaar Raya Geylang Serai, with 700 stalls set up on the streets. The bazaar offers an immersive experience that combines shopping, entertainment, and giving back to the community. The shopping experience is enhanced by the array of food, drinks, and retail items available. This concept includes three different themes and interactive art installations. The live spray painting session by Slac Satu is a special treat for visitors, and provides them with an opportunity to participate in the creative process.
Is there anything you should keep an eye out for? The stalls’ fried food is especially noteworthy, as it’s made with an exquisite blend of spices and ingredients. For those with a sweet tooth, the stalls also offer a variety of desserts and milkshakes, so you can end your meal on a high note. Furthermore, the stalls offer generous portions at wallet-friendly prices, so you can enjoy a delicious meal without breaking the bank!
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Jurong Central Ramadan Bazaar
Those living in Jurong West can take advantage of the Jurong Central Ramadan Bazaar. The variety of food available allows families to enjoy a variety of traditional dishes and sweet treats, which are very appealing to kids. The biggest selling point of this Ramadan bazaar is that all vendors are halal-certified or run by Muslims, perfect for families who hope to participate in festivities without worrying about whether or not the food is halal.
Take your kids to the game machine while you shop for Hari Raya outfits and tasty snacks. With so many varieties of halal-certified food to choose from, the Jurong Central Ramadan Bazaar is the perfect place for those living in Jurong West to enjoy some delicious traditional fare.