57 ways to have a pumpkin smashing fun Halloween in Dubai
Take a terrifying trawl around town…
Spending Halloween in Dubai? It’s time to get those spooky Halloween costumes and book a place to haunt with your fellow friendly ghosts and ghouls.
Here are 57 ways you can celebrate Halloween in Dubai.
Bongo’s Bingo at Zero Gravity
Everyone’s favourite rave is getting an exclusive one-night-only revival with a Halloween-themed party. This time around, you can catch all the thrills and chills at Zero Gravity. Don your best costume and head over on October 28 to bust out your best Thriller moves, sing along to popular spooky tunes, and stand a chance to win a Dhs5,000 prize. There will be the usual take-home prizes, singalongs and a solid game of bingo. Tickets are priced at Dhs150 per person.
Zero Gravity, Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina, Sat, Oct 28, doors open at 8pm, tickets at Dhs150, Tel: (0)4 399 0009, dubai.platinumlist.net
South American spot En Fuego will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead) on October 29, complete with a full venue makeover, live entertainment, Halloween-themed drinks and South American delicacies. It will cost you Dhs350 per person with soft beverages, Dhs450 per person with house beverages, Dhs550 per person with house beverages including sparkling wine. Best news? The winner of the costume contest will win a one-night stay at Atlantis, The Palm for four.
En Fuego, Atlantis, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Sun, Oct 29, 9pm to midnight, Tel: (0)4 426 2626, @enfuegodubai
Spend Halloween in Dubai at Wavehouse where a long, lavish eight-day celebration is taking place featuring live entertainment, delicious food, cocktails, face painting and Halloween-inspired performers. The celebration runs from Thursday, October 26 to November 2. The best-dressed will have the chance to win a Dhs1,000 Wavehouse voucher. On Saturday, October 28 and 29, guests can enjoy complimentary Halloween face painting and witness Halloween-inspired performers in action.
Wavehouse, Atlantis, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Oct 26 to Nov 2, 12pm to 1am, Tel: (0)4 426 2626, @wavehousedubai
Spend Halloween in Dubai at one of the best brunches in town. On October 28, Saffron is hosting a Halloween Party brunch that features 200 dishes from cuisines from around the world. Expect to find 20 different live cooking stations from meat carving, sushi and maki rolling, to low and slow BBQ and a chocolate fountain. Round-the-clock entertainment includes live DJs, Halloween-themed characters and dancers at the venue. It will cost you Dhs625 per person with selected alcoholic beverages, including sparkling wine.
Saffron, Atlantis, the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Sat, Oct 28, 1pm to 4pm, Tel: (0)4 426 2626, @saffronbrunch
IMG Worlds of Adventure
IMG Worlds of Adventure takes Halloween very seriously, and the celebration plans prove it. The month-long festivities feature a zombie apocalypse theme, thrilling rides, spooky attractions, a pumpkin hunt, trick-or-treating and dance performances. The Festival of Fright is IMG’s iconic, annual Halloween bash, and will take place on October 28 at 8pm. Tickets cost Dhs179. You can also check out the all-new Haunted Café which will be unveiled during the celebrations.
IMG Worlds of Adventure, Dubai, Oct 1 to 31, Tel: (0) 4 403 8888, imgworlds.com
Witness a circus-themed soiree at Parisian venue Raspoutine on October 31, kicking off at 9.30pm. There’s a specially-curated Halloween tasting menu, as well as a smashing fun party at midnight where one can dance the night away. Priced at Dhs650, the Halloween menu features a welcome Halloween-themed cocktail menu and delectable dishes. For one night only, come in your most vibrant and playful attire, inspired by the circus. For bookings email firstname.lastname@example.org or call or WhatsApp at (0)4 272 5373.
Raspoutine, DIFC, Dubai, Tuesday, Oct 31, 9.30pm, Tel: (0) 4 272 5373, @raspoutine.dubai
The Green Planet
Spooky Planet is Green Planet’s outdoor Halloween bash running from October 6 to 31. The indoor rainforest will be transformed into a spooky-themed wonderland, complete with eerie spider webs, quirky animal tombstones and whimsical pumpkins. For Dhs65, the little ones can pumpkin carve, get face painting and indulge in mask-making activities. It’s the perfect family Halloween celebration. For no additional cost, take on a thrilling maze and witness the Creatures of the Night – including the slow loris, the yellow anaconda, Burmese pythons, the tokay gecko, marine toads and Brazilian porcupine.
The Green Planet, City Walk, Dubai, Oct 6 to 31, 10am to 6pm, Dhs65, @thegreenplanetdubai
Dubai Parks and Resorts
Want to have a screaming good time in Dubai this Halloween? Dubai Parks and Resorts is undergoing a spooky, scary transformation like no other. Fright Nights 6 is back for a sixth edition, featuring themed experiences including horror mazes, scare zones, live spooky street shows and monster meet and greets at MOTIONGATE. Riverland Dubai will host the annual Zombie Parade as well as a special meet and greet with Pirate Zombies. A Monster Party at LEGOLAND features the perfect exciting activities for families. At LAPITA Dubai, you can stay in Halloween-themed rooms from October 23 to 31 with a Halloween-themed Brunch taking place on October 29.
Dubai Parks and Resorts, Dubai, starting September 30, Tel: (800) 2629464, dubaiparksandresorts.com
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All the party gals out there – the STK ladies’ night is bringing a Halloween deal. The Halloween GRL Ladies’ Night is priced at Dhs200 for ladies with bottomless beverages for two hours with two courses and its Dhs300 for gents with three drinks and two courses. In the evening, from 7pm to 9pm and 9pm to 11pm, you can enjoy two courses of the chef’s favourites from the menu. The best house music and party anthems from resident DJ and live percussionist will keep the party going the whole time. To make your booking, visit solutions-leisure.com.
STK, Rixos Premium, The Walk, JBR, Dubai, Tuesday, Oct 31, Tel: (0)4 423 8304, solutions-leisure.com
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The Greenroom in Dubai Sports City is hosting a cool, quirky, spooky dive-in cinema on Friday, October 27, at 7.45pm. The Friday night-themed cinema experience is screening the classic Hocus Pocus – a solid family-friendly Halloween classic which you can watch while relaxing in the pool and indulging in an impressive spread, unlimited popcorn and delicious film-inspired cocktails. The experience is priced at Dhs150 for adults and Dhs80 for guests under 21.
The Greenroom, Dubai Sports City, Dubai, Friday, Oct 27, 7.45pm, starts at Dhs150, Tel: (0) 4 423 8310, @greenroomdubai
This October 31, head over to karaoke haven Lucky Voice for a Halloween bash, starting with a Halloween brunch from 1pm to 4pm, but if you’re more of a night dweller, the Halloween drunch begins at 8pm and goes on till 11pm. Both brunches are priced at Dhs195 with soft drinks, Dhs275 with house beverages and Dhs350 with sparkling. Dress up for a chance to win a huge cash price of Dhs4,000.
Lucky Voice, Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights, Dubai, Tuesday, Oct 31, starts at 1pm, Tel: (800) 58259, @luckyvoicedubai
Not only do you get a spooktacular brunch at Li’Brasil, but you also get the chance to win amazing prizes for your costume by bringing your Halloween creative A-game. A specially curated menu of dishes and a house beverages package is available at Dhs448 per person. Soft beverage package at Dhs348 per person.
Li’Brasil, Address Beach Resort, The Walk, JBR, Dubai, Oct 28, 5pm to 8pm, starts at Dhs348, Tel: (0)4 879 8888, addresshotels.com
Babylon is getting a Halloween-worthy makeover for two days only on Saturday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 31. The Cursed Gardens of Babylon will take over the Gardens of Love with a special edition of its popular brunch on October 28. From 1pm to 4pm, indulge in cocktails, dishes and performances by dancers, singers and acrobats. Priced at Dhs395 for house beverages and Dhs700 for premium beverages. The dinner and a show experience with a Halloween twist will take place on October 31. As is with Babylon, the same extravagant costumes and high-energy performances will come to you with a dark, fantastical spin. Book now to reserve your spot.
Babylon, DIFC, Dubai, Sat, Oct 28, 1pm to 4pm, Tues, Oct 31, 8.30pm till late, Tel: (0) 4 352 7750, @babylondifc
Horror movie enthusiasts – Roxy Cinemas is hosting a marathon of spooky season-appropriate horror movies from October 6 to 31. Releases from fan-favourite franchises such as Saw X (October 5), The Exorcist: Believer (October 12), The Elevator Game (October 9), The Inhabitants (October 19) and Five Nights at Freddy’s (October 26) as well as ongoing films such as The Nun II and 13 Exorcisms will be screening throughout. You can get your hands on tickets for as low as Dhs36.75 and spend a smashing Halloween with your mates. There’s also a pretty cool Halloween-themed cinema snacks menu.
Daley Bounce and Boxfetti
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Daley Bounce and Boxfetti are joining forces to bring you the best family Halloween experience. From October 16 to 19, all visitors will receive one pumpkin spice latte (or normal latte) and children will be able to choose a pumpkin (extra pumpkins available for an additional charge) to decorate in the Paint-Your-Pumpkin area. There will also be face painting for children and a costume competition. For a bonus: a Boxfetti pop-up shop on-site with the best selection of costumes will make sure your little ones have the costume of their dreams.
Daley Bounce, DIP 2, Dubai, Oct 16 to 19, daily, 12pm to 5pm, Dhs130 per child, adults go free, @daleybounce
Risen Cafe and Artisanal Bakery
Halloween themed mini cakes await you at Risen Cafe and Artisanal Bakery throughout the month of October, all day, every day. All priced at Dhs36 and available across all venues.
Risen Cafe and Artisanal Bakery, across various locations, throughout October, Dhs36, @risendubai
A weekend of Halloween fun at the Palazzo Versace features a special ‘Into the Jungle’ brunch at Giardino, complete Halloween-themed decorations, specials, entertainments and activities for the little ones on October 28 from 1pm to 5pm. A Halloween pool party at La Piscina, also on October 28, will flaunt eerie decor, delicious cocktails, and a fantastic DJ line-up. Q’s Bar and Lounge is hosting a Glow in the Dark Night, decor, cocktails, glow-in-the-dark paint and tunes by resident performer Oumnia.
Palazza Versace, Jaddaf Waterfront, Dubai, Oct 28 and 29, Tel: (0) 4 556 8888, @palazzoversacedubai
This three-day celebration at Barasti Beach is just what you need to have the best Halloween this year. The weekend, themed Scarnival, will see the beach club transform into a Halloween wonderland. Entertainment includes music, bites like burgers, nachos and hot dogs, cocktails and entertainment stations around the place such as face painting and glitter stations. Entry free for guests over 21.
Barasti Beach, Le Meridien Mina Syahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina, Dubai, Oct 27 to 29, doors open from 9pm till late, Tel: (0) 4 318 1313, @barastibeach
Bubbalicious is bringing a special edition of The Roast, inspired by all things Halloween. The themed brunch will see Principal Lisa dressed as the witch from Room on the Broom, the highly popular festive children’s classic from Julia Donaldson. While the adults kick back and enjoy the lavish roast, the little ones will be kept entertained with fun activities such as reading time, cookie decoration and trick-or-treating on Sunday, October 29, between 1pm to 4pm. The roast with free-flowing bubbly is Dhs450, the free-flowing sparkling package is Dhs350 and the soft beverages package is Dhs295. Children between six to 12 years old can enjoy the roast for Dhs175. Children under the age of six go for free.
Bubbalicious, Le Meridien Mina Syahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina, Dubai, Sun, Oct 29, 1pm to 4pm, packages start at Dhs295, Tel: (0) 4 399 4141, @minaskitchen_dxb
Waves Restaurant at C Central Resort The Palm invites you to spend a spooky, kooky Halloween on Tuesday, October 31 from 7pm to 10.30pm. All you have to do is dress up in your best costume and and take yourself to an evening of surprises, spectacles and delicious delights. The restaurant will be decked up with Halloween-themed decorations, and the Halloween- themed menu will feature cocktails and an international cuisine buffet. Dhs199 with soft beverages or Dhs299 with house beverages.
Waves, C Central Resort The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, Tuesday, Oct 31, 7pm to 10.30pm, packages start at Dhs199, Tel: (0) 4 873 5500, @ccentralresort
Fancy an evening brunch? The Secret Dinner Party at the 3BK, Level 3 of the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa offers just that, on Saturday, October 28 from 8pm to 11pm. Guests who arrive dressed in their best costumes will have a chance to win prizes. But that is not all. The menu features four lavish courses, including bites and beverages. Packages are at Dhs349 for soft drinks; Dhs399 for wines and cocktails (ladies only); Dhs499 for house beverages and Dhs599 for sparkling. For the afterparty, tables start from Dhs2,500 minimum spend.
3BK, Level 3, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, Saturday, October 28, 8pm to 11pm, packages start at Dhs349, secret-parties.com
Atelier M on Pier 7 is celebrating the Day of the Dead with a week-long celebration, starting from Friday, October 27 and lasting until Thursday, November 2, from 5pm till late every day. Expect live sets by DJ Tama & Tribe and dancers that will keep you entertained. There are prizes to be won for the best spooky costumes including a Dhs1000 voucher for first place, a Saturday brunch for two for second place, and a Ladies Night Voucher for two for third place. On the food front, you have a selection of cocktails, tray of Jelly shots (Dhs300 for 12),and skull and bones complimentary meringue cookies on each table; Set menu and drink packages for ladies on Saturday and Tuesday.
Atelier M, Pier 7, Marina Promenade, Dubai Marina, Friday, Oct 7 to Thursday, Nov 2, 5pm till late, Tel: (0) 4 450 7766, @atelier_m_dubai
From October 20 to 31, 2023, the artisanal French bakery and patisserie is offering a range of delicious Halloween-themed treats, including a signature treat called the popcorn tart, priced at Dhs52 or Dhs55 in The Dubai Mall. They also have the Halloween macaron box, a limited edition range of eight macarons created with individual Halloween-themed designs for Dhs155. From October 27 to 31, you can feast on a range of printed macarons, available in the store.
Ladurée, across various locations, Oct 20 to 31, @ladureeuae
Ikigai is turning their much-loved brunches and ladies’ night into Halloween-themed nights. The Izakaya brunch on Friday, October 27, from 8pm to 11pm, includes the soft package at Dhs199, house forDhs275 and sparkling for Dhs350. The Tokyo Mix brunch on Saturday, October 28, from 2pm to 5pm follows the same price range, but with an option for children from ages 7 to 11 at Dhs99. The Misaki ladies’ night on Wednesday, November 1, from 8pm to 11pm, offers unlimited sushi for Dhs199 and house beverages at Dhs250 for the gents.
Ikigai, Millennium Place Marina, Al Marsa Street, Dubai, Oct 27 to Nov 1, Tel: (0) 4 550 8114, @ikigaidubai
Head to Prato on October 28 for a delicious Halloween menu at their family friendly Halloween-themed brunch. Wear your best costume to win prizes and indulge in signature British delicacies like devilled eggs, monster wraps, roast beef striploin angus, Yorkshire puddings, grilled veggies and more. Kids under six dine for free and the little ones can enjoy themselves with the kids activities while the adults are entertained by the live DJ. Members get packages at Dhs235 for the soft beverages, Dhs335 for the house package and Dhs425 for the premium. For non-members, Dhs235 for the soft beverages, Dhs355 for the house package and Dhs455 for the premium. Kids between ages of 6 and 12 go for Dhs90.
Prato, Trump International Golf Club, DAMAC Hills, Dubai, Oct 28, 1pm to 4pm, Tel: (0) 4 245 3988, @pratodubai
COYA’s Wicked Wonderland halloween celebrations invite all on October 28 to indulge in a brunch feast and the after-party for a Halloween to remember. The brunch from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, features all the classic menu favourites, in addition to some special edition Halloween-themed dishes crafted just for the occasion. The venue will be transformed into a Halloween-appropriate space, inspired by the story of Alice in Wonderland. The after-party at chanca by COYA from 9pm till late, will keep you entertained with beats from the resident DJ’s and more bits an bites to feast on.
COYA Dubai, Restaurant Village, Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, October 28, Yelloween Brunch, 12.30pm to 3.30pm, Yelloween After-party at chanca by COYA, 9pm onwards, packages start at Dhs409, Tel: (0) 4 316 9600, @coyadubai
The legendary SUSHISAMBA inferno brunch is coming this October 28 with a brand new look for Halloween. The Inferno Brunch will be all things high energy and immersive, with live dancers, curated acts and DJs to keep you entertained the whole time you feast on the delicious brunch menu. Guests are encouraged to dress as angles and demons. On the menu we have freshly prepared sashimi, sushi, and antichuchos, a prime selection of starters and main courses boasting the ultimate blend of Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisines. The spot will also serve limited edition cocktails curated specially for the occasion.
SUHSISAMBA, The Palm Tower, Dubai, October 28, 12.30pm to 4pm, Dhs649 per person for house beverage package, Dhs799 per person for premium champagne package, Tel: (0) 4 278 4888, @sushisambadubai
QD’s is where the fun’s at on the night of Saturday, October 28. Dress up in your best costume and head over for a Halloween celebration of epic proportions. Dance to beats by DJ Keza and witness amazing dance performances. The winner of the best costume will win an exquisite one-night stay at Park Hyatt Dubai. From 9pm to 3am.
QD’s, Dubai Creek Resort, Port Saeed, Dubai, Saturday, October 28, 9pm to 3am, Tel: (0) 4 602 1587, @qdsdubai
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VAGA invites all to a Halloween evening brunch extravaganza and a Nightmare at NONSENSE afterparty on Saturday, October 28. Featuring a special menu curated for this occasion, the evening will be paired with performances and live beats by resident DJ and music producer, DJ Alber Ensso from 7pm to 10pm. Prices are Dhs299 without beverages and Dhs399 with a selection of beverages. At the afterparty, starting at 11pm , with Dhs100 for entry, DJ Alber Ensso will bring his fusion of organic house, Afro-house, and progressive house along with DJ Darlyy who will bring her blend of eclectic beats with a vibrant Latin twist.
VAGA, Bluewaters Island, Dubai, Saturday, Oct 28, 7pm to 10pm, afterparty from 11pm, starting at Dhs299, Tel: (0) 56 800 0990, vagadubai.com
CouCou is taking Halloween celebrations to the next level with two nights, October 30 and 31, of delicious culinary delights and performances 52 floors above the ground. The night starts at 8pm and prior reservation is required. Make your reservations at (0) 52 451 2188.
CouCou, The Palm Tower, The Palm Jumeirah , Oct 30 and 31, starts at 8pm, Tel:(0) 52 451 2188, @coucourooftop
Yalumba is bringing their Sunday family brunch in an all new, spooky look this Halloween, on Sunday, October 29. There’s loads of fun activities planned for kids, including a costume contest for the best costume and prizes to be won. From 1pm to 4pm, the adults can kick back and relax as they indulge in a feast. The entertainment includes magicians, bubble shows, acrobatic performances and DJ Clifford with beats for the rest of the afternoon. Packages start at Dhs225 for the soft drinks and Dhs295 for selected sparkling, wines and spirits, Dhs365 for the premium package. Kids under 12 pay Dhs75 and kids under 6 eat for free.
Yalumba, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre, Dubai, Sun, Oct 29, 1pm to 4pm, Tel: (0) 4 702 2455, @yalumbadubai
Bla Bla is bringing the Halloween celebration A-Game with not one, but five days of festivities with the Scarnival Party from October 27 to 31. The Tent at Bla Bla will transform into a Halloween-themed circus, with contortionists, ringmasters, clowns and fortune tellers. there will also be a DJ, themed cocktails and face painting. Show up in your best costume for a chance to win some prizes.
Bla Bla, The Beach, JBR, Dubai, Oct 27 to 31, 9pm till late, Tel: (0) 4 584 4111, @blabladubai
Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin sweet treat at Fouquet’s. From October 24 to 31, guests can enjoy a pumpkin dessert, crafted by Fouquet’s artisan pastry chefs. Priced at Dhs55, this dessert combines moist sponge and creamy pumpkin flavors. You can sample this treat at Le Café this Halloween. For the little ones, children visiting Fouquet’s Dubai will receive complimentary Halloween-themed treats.
Fouquet’s, Burj Plaza, Downtown Dubai, Oct 24 to 31, 8am to 10pm, Tel: (0) 4 524 5301, @fouquets.dubai
Maison Mathis is hosting a family-friendly Halloween brunch on Saturday, October 28, from 1pm to 4pm. The venue will be transformed into a themed land, with a sharing menu, unlimited drinks and a live duo band entertainment. There’s something fun for the little ones too, with faces painting, exciting giveaways, and a specially crafted kids’ menu that’s sure to please even the pickiest eaters. From 7pm to 11pm, the DJ will be dropping beats. There is also a competition for best costume.
Maison Mathis, voco Dubai The Palm, Sat, Oct 28, 1pm to 4pm, packages start at Dhs250, Tel: (0) 4 249 5502, @maisonmathisvocopalm
Wanderlust’s brunch is coming is an all new look this Halloween, with their special Halloween edition on Saturday, October 28 from 1pm to 4pm. Priced at Dhs299 for ladies and Dhs349 for men for the food and house beverage package, it features an extensive buffet with more than ten live cooking stations with cuisines from across the globe, a variety of drinks and beats by Wanderlust’s resident DJ, Adam J. The best dressed brunch-goer will win an overnight stay in JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai’s Penthouse Suite, with complimentary breakfast and Wanderlust Brunch for two people. Second place will win a dinner for four people at Prime68 with a credit of Dhs2,000 to spend, and third place wins tickets to Wanderlust Brunch for four people.
Wanderlust Brunch, JW Marriot Marquis Dubai, Business Bay, Dubai, Sat, Oct 28, 1pm to 4pm, starts at Dhs299, Tel: (0) 58 177 9831, @wanderlustbrunchdxb
CÉ LA VI
CÉ LA VI is hosting a Halloween Circus Weekend, featuring a Halloween brunch on Saturday, October 28, from 12.30pm to 4pm. The venue will be transformed into a Halloween-themed wonderland, complete with face painting, live music and chance to win a brunch for two for the best dressed brunch-goer. For those who like to party, from 10pm onwards, DJ Eran Hersh will be spinning beats till late for an epic afterparty experience.Packages are priced at Dhs390 for soft, Dhs490 for house, Dhs590 for Rosé and Dhs690 for bubbly. DJ Hersh will be taking the stage once again on Monday, October 30 for another night of fun. Unlimited drinks for ladies for Dhs150.
CÉ LA VI, Address Sky View Hotel, Tower 2, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Sat, Oct 28, 12.30pm to 4pm, 10pm till late, Mon, Oct 30, 10pm till late, Tel: (0) 4 582 6111, @celavidubai
Billionaire is hosting a five-day celebration this Halloween, which means they’re really going out all this time. The venue will be transformed into a gothic mansion and a new show, The Secret Circle, will captivate audiences. Starting on Saturday, October 28 to Wednesday, November 1. Besides the themed decor and the performance, guests can also expect signature cocktails and a New-Asian and Italian menu. Restaurant is open from 9pm till late. Club is open on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from midnight till 3am.
Billionaire, Taj Hotel, Burj Khalifa Street, Dubai, Sat, Oct 28 to Wed, Nov 1, Tel: (0) 4 510 310, @billionairedubaiofficial
Brunch Nation at The Croft is getting a Halloween makeover on Saturday, October 28 from 7pm to 10pm. At Dhs274 per person for a house beverage package, brunch-goers can indulge in a sharing-style brunch inspired by the countries of the Commonwealth. From Australia to East Asia, India to England, you can sample a taste of all. The best-dressed brunchers will have a chance to win their entire brunch for two for free.
The Croft, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotels and Suites, Sat, Oct 28, 7pm to 10pm, Dhs274, Tel: (0) 4 319 4000, @croftdubai
Centara Mirage Beach Resort
Starting October 28 for four days, Centara Mirage Beach Resort is hosting a bunch of super fun family Halloween activities, including mask making, spooky parades, scary face painting, spooky kids discos, mystical illusionist shows, fire dance shows, a live DJ and more. Exclusively for in-house guests, it’s a family experience through and through.
Centara Mirage Beach Resort, Dubai Islands, Dubai, Oct 28 to Oct 31, Tel: (0) 4 522 9999, centarahotelsresorts.com
Tired of brunch? Lo+Cale has a Halloween drunch that might catch your attention. Taking place on Friday, October 27, from 7pm to 11pm the Halloween drunch will feature beats by a live DJ, a duo of live performances, drinks galore and a special Halloween themed menu. You can also show up in your Halloween best for a chance to win the costume competition. Packages start at Dhs149 for soft beverages, Dhs249 for house beverages, Dhs349 for sparkling and cocktails. Kids from six to 12 at Dhs49 and kids below six admitted for free.
Lo+Cale, Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina, Fri, Oct 27, 7pm to 11pm, starts at Dhs149, Tel: (0) 54 997 8599, @localedxb
Rodeo Drive is hosting three nights of unlimited Halloween fun, with the Trick or Treat Night on October 28, the Latino Theme Night on October 31 and Day of the Dead on November 2. Expect to indulge in costume contest, games and entertainment like beer pong, trick-or-treat with shots, bingo, and more, tarot reading and neon face glitter and a menu of delicious halloween treats.
Rodeo Drive, Trade Centre, Dubai, Oct 28, 31, Nov 2, Tel: (0) 54 417 7028, @rodeodrivedubai
Voyage by Amelia
Voyage by Amelia’s Halloween party invites you into a unique Halloween experience. The venue has been transformed into a haunted train station from the 1920’s. The vintage train station-inspired bar is the highlight and is a blast from the past. It’ll take you straight back in time. Signature cocktails, live music and more at this one-of-a-kind Halloween celebration.
Voyage by Amelia, Amelia Lounge, Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai, Thu to Fri, 11pm to 3am, Tel: (0) 4 287 1369, @voyagebyamelia
Pan-Latin spot Toro Toro is merging the fun of Halloween and the traditions of Dia de los Muertos for exciting events. Saturday, October 28 will see a Halloween brunch from 1pm till 4pm with packages starting at Dhs295. Ladies Night on Tuesday, October 31 will kick off at 7pm till midnight. Ladies can enjoy complimentary beverages and 25 per cent off on the food menu. Expect live dance performances, neon/glow makeup artists stations and prizes for the best dressed.
Toro Toro, Grosvenor House, Oct 28, 1pm till 4pm, Oct 31, 7pm till 12am, Tel: (0) 4 317 6000, @torotorodubai
Raffles the Palm
Raffles the Palm is here for a smashing few days of Halloween celebrations. The fun starts on October 25, with a paint and dine Halloween special for Dhs399. The Sola Halloween Brunch special will take place on October 28, priced at Dhs499. If you’re all about culture and movies, the Sola Gastrocinema Soiree is hosting two screenings – The Phantom of the Opera on October 29 and Sweeny Todd on October 30. Tickets at Dhs295. The Sinatra Witchcraft special on October 31 is priced at Dhs145 and finally the Le Jardin Halloween-Themed buffet special on the same day is priced at Dhs249.
Raffles the Palm, West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, Oct 25, 28 to 31, Tel: (0) 4 248 8888, @rafflespalmdubai
This Japanese spot is hosting an exclusive Halloween Horror Night Party on Saturday, October 28, at 8pm. The venue will transform into a Halloween-themed land, with resident DJ Manficha and DJ Rogerio spinning beats all night. Special cocktails for the night will be served, such as the Matcha Sour and the Small King cocktail made with Blanco tequila, mezcal and sweet sherry lime and demerara. The menu will feature traditional and modern Japanese delicacies such as crab salad, miso broccoli and pepper beef.
Virgin Izakaya, Bluewaters Island, Sat, Oct 28, 8pm, Tel: (0) 58 523 1702, @virgin.izakaya.dubai
Sugargram is 0ffering a limited edition selection of mini cupcakes and a candy collection exclusively for Halloween. The offerings are priced at Dhs140 for a box of 25 bite sized cupcakes. A box of five bonbons will cost you Dhs40. Happy trick-or-treating!
Emirates Golf Club
Emirates Golf Club is hosting a Haunted Playground Halloween Brunch at The Pavilion. On Sunday, October 29, from 12pm to 3.30pm, get your whole tribe involved in this family friendly brunch experience. Expect tunes by the resident DJ, a Frankenstein inspired buffet with live stations and fun activities that will keep the little ones entertained. The brunch is priced at Dhs395 for house beverages and sparkling, Dhs245 for brunchers aged 13 to 20, and Dhs95 for children aged 6 to 12.
Emirates Golf Club, Sun, Oct 29, 12pm to 3.30pm, Tel: (0) 4 4179 999, @emiratesgc
This one’s for the little ones. The Stables Dubai is hosting a Halloween celebration exclusively for kids. The event will feature exciting activities like family-friendly Halloween movie screenings, pumpkin painting, face painting and a magic show. There are prizes for the best costumes for both kids and adults. Take part in a Trick or Treat adventure and indulge in a special Halloween menu with drinks crafted just for your little ones. Sunday, October 29, 2pm to 5pm.
The Stables, Sun, Oct 29, 2pm to 5pm, Tel: (0) 54 417 7028, @thestablesdubai
The UAE’s first Jamaican restaurant and lounge is hosting Halloween celebrations from October 27 to 31. The feast includes two appetisers, one main course, a dessert, and three hours of unlimited premium drinks starting from Dhs195 per person. Every evening, from 8pm till 12am, the venue will be transformed into a Halloween-themed land. Best dressed guests will be awarded on the daily with their meal for free and Ting Irie vouchers. The Saturday Dutty Wine Brunch will also be made Halloween-themed. Indulge in exclusive Halloween cocktails and a menu to impress.
Ting Irie, Souk Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai, Oct 27 to 31, 8pm to 12am, starts at Dhs195, Tel: (0) 4 557 5601, @tingiriedxb
Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium is hosting just the Halloween celebration for the little ones. The Haunted Chambers at the Lost Chambers Aquarium from October 28 to 31. Children can interact with the many sea creatures amidst themed decorations and photo ops. The best dressed visitor will be given an exciting prize for their costume. Tickets purchased online for UAE residents will cost Dhs85 per child and Dhs105 per adult. For non-resort guests prices start from Dhs115 per child and Dhs155 per adult. In addition, with each paying adult, one child under 8 years of age dressed in a costume can enter for free (offer valid at the gate). For more information and tickets, visit atlantis.com.
Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Oct 28 to 31, starts from Dhs85, Tel: (0) 4 426 10 00, @atlantisthepalm
This Halloween party is for the kids. Exclusively for the little ones, OliOli is hosting their Trick and Treat party from October 27 to 31. This fun adventure is filled with riddles and rhymes, puzzles and challenges around the iconic children’s museum. All the children must complete 13 tricks to get their treats for the night. The dress-up competition will run along OliOli’s Trick and Treat, and the participants will be up for the chance to win multi-visit passes to OliOli during the upcoming holiday season. The best costume will win great prizes. Tickets start from Dhs129 for one child and one adult.
OliOli, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, Oct 27 to 31, 9am to 6pm, Dhs129 Tel: (0) 4 702 7300, @olioliuae
This premium Japanese bakery and cafe is offering limited-edition Halloween-inspired treats till October 31 only. The collection features Japanese buns, cookies, and doughnuts, all bursting with custard, chocolate, Nutella, and more. Available across all branches with prices ranging from Dhs18 to Dhs29.
Yamanote Atelier, across various branches, till October 31, Tel: (800) 92626683, @yamanoteatelier
The Agrabah Family Brunch is a all about the mystery and enchantment of Arabia, with touches of Halloween. This family brunch invites the whole tribe to come and indulge in an incredible selection of cuisines. On October 28 from 1pm to 5pm. Packages at Dhs400 per person inclusive of soft beverages, Dhs480 per person inclusive of house beverages, Dhs580 per person inclusive of prosecco and cocktails, Dhs780 per person inclusive of champagne and Dhs175 for kids between 4 and 11.
Hanaaya, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Oct 28, 1pm to 5pm, starts at Dhs400, Tel: @jumeirahminaasalam
The recently reopened Treehouse invites you into the House of Horrors, where guests can dress up in their best Halloween costumes and spend an evening full of fun and excitement. Dance to the live beats spun out by the in-house DJ paired with percussion beats , and sip on carefully crafted cocktails priced at Dhs31. On October 31 from 8pm till midnight.
Treehouse, Taj Dubai, Business Bay, Oct 31, 8pm till midnight, Tel: (0) 4 438 3100, @treehousedubai
Step into Murder at the Disco, Alma Bar’s disco party this Halloween. Taking place on Tuesday, October 31, the party will feature a special themed cocktail and tunes that you can dance to all night by DJs Andor Gabriel, Mario and a mystery guest. Dress up in your best costume for the night and enjoy the Disco Fever cocktail made with mijenta tequila blanco, cointreau and lime for Dhs70.
Alma Bar, DIFC, Dubai, Oct 31, Tel: (0) 4 227 5569, @almabardubai
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This massively epic Halloween party is heading to Cielo Sky Lounge this year. Head to the ‘Boo Thang’ party on Friday, October 27 and catch DJs GT, Shef Codes, Mixed Feelings and Jazz Purple as MC. There’s going to be beats all night, games and prizes for the best dressed party guests. The purchase of one ticket will get you one complimentary drink.
Boo Thang, Cielo Sky Lounge, Dubai Creek Resort, Fri, Oct 27, tickets at offtherecordevents.com
Mezzanine Bar and Kitchen
Mezzanine Bar and Kitchen at Souk Madinat is indulging in five days of Halloween Celebrations, from October 27 to October 31. Starting with a Freaky Friday Brunch from 7pm to 10pm for Dhs295, the festivities will take you through a 2-for-1 Saturday Brunch at Dhs395, a Halloween Sunday Roast at Dhs125, Happy Hour specials with an exclusive Halloween-themed one. There’s also a special Halloween-themed menu created by the chef. There’s a Scary Movie Night to end, with a screening for Hocus Pocus.
Mezzanine Bar and Kitchen, Souk Madinat, Dubai, Oct 27 to 31, Tel: (0) 58 599 4659, @mezzaninedubai