Earth Hour

Iftar Under The Stars

Date: 25 March 2023 (Saturday night)


Time: 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Al Qudra Desert - Dubai

Fee: AED 80 - AED 180

Earth Hour is a global movement uniting people to take action on environmental issues and protect the planet. Get away from the city lights and join us at Al Qudra Desert on the evening of the 25th of March for an Iftar under the stars program and to learn more about Earth Hour, our night sky, and observe different planets and objects through our telescopes.

Event Ticket Fee:

  • General Tickets: AED 180
  • Kids (Under 13): AED 120
  • DAG Members: AED 80

– We can provide financial aid for DAG Members’ family members. Call or WhatsApp +971 4 221 6603 for support.


Event Program:

  • 06:10 PM – Event Introduction
  • 06:30 PM – Iftar Time
  • 07:15 PM Venus Observation
  • 07:35 PM – Earth Hour Talk
  • 08:00 PM – Arabian Astronomy Talk
  • 08:15 PM – Sky Mapping Session (Stories about the Constellations)
  • 08:30 PM – Q & A Session
  • 09:00 PM – Astrophotography Session (Optional)
  • Telescope Observation all throughout the evening (Moon, Mars, and deep sky objects)
  • Phone photography of celestial objects through the telescopes

Important Information

Social Distancing Must be practiced at all times

Be sure that you’re sitting or laying at least 2 meters away from others.

The venue for the event is Al Qudra Desert - Dubai

A precise location pin will be sent by email after you register for the program.

Restrooms/bathrooms are a 10-min drive away

Public bathrooms are at Al Qudra Last Exit, a 10-mins drive away from the event location.


Mats will be provided

We will be providing mats but you’re free to bring your own seating.

The weather may be cold

Keep in mind that the weather may be cold and windy so wear your jackets and bring along blankets.

A 4x4 car is not required to reach the event location

Although recommended, a 4×4 car is not required to reach the event location.

Please bring a Screenshot of the event ticket Email

Please bring a screenshot (on your phone) of the event ticket that contains a QR code to ensure a smooth check-in process.

DAG Members are requested to bring ID

DAG paid members are requested to bring their digital membership card to be presented upon request.

You're requested to bring along your Emirates ID

You are requested to bring any form of identification with you to be presented at the venue upon request.

Kids under 13 need to be accompanied by a parent

Kids under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent. Parents are required to purchase a ticket.

Kids under the age of 5 don't require a ticket

We don’t recommend bringing kids under the age of 5 to our events.

No pets are allowed

Pets are not allowed at our events and activities.

The following image is an example of what the event ticket email will look like. Be sure to have a soft copy with you when you arrive at the location for easy check-in:

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If you have any problems making the payment please get in touch with us through WhatsApp +97142216603 and we’ll be more than glad to assist.


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