It’s that time of the year again. With October now coming to an end, we can well speculate the arrival of the most awaited occasion of the year. Yes folks you have guessed it right. It’s officially the Halloween Season in Dubai. This calls for preparations extraordinaire especially for kids and teens in the family. To avoid last-minute muddling, we are here to present you with the rundown of the most happening Halloween parties, terrifying events, and thrilling activities all set to hit the venues around the Emirate this coming weekend.
Carve pumpkins, decorate cookies, gather with loved ones around brunches, and dance to the grooviest tunes to make the most out of this holiday season without burning a hole in your pocket.
Trick or Treating at Al Seef
The Museum of Illusions and a wide selection of eateries are all set to serve you with the best of tricks and treats at Al Seef. Take the family along for some live entertainment, flash mobs, puppet shows, art and craft activities, and recurrent trick-or-treating sessions. You can even dress the worse to participate in costume competitions to win attractive prizes.
Happening from October 29th to October 30th, from 4 pm to 9 pm
Location: Al Seef, Dubai Creek
Kids Eat for Free at Ella’s Eatery
Kids’ favorite Ella’s eatery will be bringing out its best for Halloween this year with appealing décor and free food for all the kids. Doll up in your favorite Halloween attire and hit the venue for some spiced-up Halloween activities.
Happening on October 30th and October 31st, from 4 pm to 7 pm
Location: Ella’s Eatery, Palm Jumeirah
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Spooky Entertainment at IMG World’s
The thrilling amusement park will be hosting special celebrations for Halloween with month-long activities and events. Prominent events include mini Halloween towns, Skeleton Dancers, performers in costumes, a dark maze with a torture chamber, treasure hunts, art and craft activities, skeleton crew, and spooky pop-ups.
There is going to be a live entertainment show with DJ Badir and Bliss on October 29th along with a costume competition open for all visitors.
Visit IMG World anytime in October from 12 pm to 10 pm on weekdays and 12 pm to 11 pm on weekends.
Tickets start from AED 149
Monster Party at LEGOLAND
Kids’ favorite theme park is going overboard with a wide selection of scary yet kid-friendly events lined up for the entire month of October. Tons of activities await you including Halloween décor, backdrops, photo booths, and pop-up eateries spread across the park.
There is going to be a screening of the much-hyped The Great Monster Chase featuring the endeavors of some tweens in an attempt to attend a party thrown by Lord Vampyre and Spider Lady. The screening duration will be of 15 minutes with a meet and greet with characters of the movie afterward. Costumes and props will be provided to participating kids to join the characters as they dance to scary tunes.
Families can carve pumpkins, join in trick-or-treating sessions, or stay for a night with the special Monster Sleepover package curated for Halloween this year at the LEGOLAND Hotel. All participating kids will be given giveaways and freebies including a monster-themed brick set.
Happening until the 31st of October, from 10 am to 7 pm.
Tickets start from AED 295
Location: Dubai Parks and Resorts.
House of Fear at Global Village
The biggest multicultural extravaganza of the region will kick start its season 27 with a terrifying new pavilion perfect for Halloween festivities. The House of Fear is a brand-new attraction designed with ultra-modern architecture. Equipped with high-tech animatronic mechanics, the haunted house will offer unique creepy experiences for visitors. Beware as you walk along a scary cemetery, a spooky psych hospital, and screaming trees.
Happening until April 29th, 2023
Timing: 5pm to 3am daily
Ticket Price: AED 18
Location: Global Village, Dubai Land
Halloween Party at Barasti Beach Dubai
The hottest Beachside attraction, Barasti will be hosting a happening Halloween Festival for three consecutive days. Starting from Friday, October 28th till Sunday, October 30th, the venue will be transformed into a creepy asylum with popular DJs performing live. There are no tickets for the event and everyone can join the party for free.
Happening from Fri, Oct 28th till Sunday, Oct 30th.
Location: Barasti Beach Bar, Mina Seyahi Beach
Spooky Family Brunch at Liwan
Hop over to Liwan Restaurant at Swissotel for an all-you-can-eat family brunch. Gather your loved ones and celebrate together with fun-packed activities for all age groups. Kids can learn pumpkin-pop making and participate in trick-or-treating sessions around the venue.
Adults can relish lip-smacking food and exotic drinks and spend the weekend together enjoying Halloween festivities at the hotel.
Price: for adults AED 159
Kids: AED 59 (kids under 6 eat free)
Timings: Sunday, October 30th, from 12.30 pm to 4 pm
Location: Liwan Restaurant, Swissotel, Deira.
Ce La Vi’s Creepy Yelloween Brunch
Ce La Vi is going all out this Halloween with a thrilling Yelloween Brunch set to happen on Saturday, October 29th. With scary Halloween décor and staff dressed up in spooky costumes, there will be lots to experience for all age groups. Cherish the afternoon with family and friends while enjoying a delish spread of delectable pan-Asian cuisine with unlimited drinks and beverages.
Price: AED 390
Timings: Saturday, October 29th, from 12.30 pm to 4 pm
Location: Ce La Vi, Address Sky View Hotel, Dubai
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Spooktacular Pass at Ski Dubai
Upgrade your regular pass to Halloween Pass and pay only AED75 to enjoy the best of Halloween festivities at Ski Dubai. There will be tons of activities for kids and adults including fortune telling, trick or treating, movie screening, costume competition, face painting, and photo booths.
Timings: October 22nd to October 31st, 2022 – 4pm to 9pm on weekdays and 10am to 9pm on weekends.
Ticket Price: AED 75
Location: Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates