Plan ahead for an epic Halloween in Dubai or Abu Dhabi. Here’s our suggestions for the best places to have an incredible Halloween celebration in the UAE
The VOID, Studio One Hotel
Mark your calendars for The VOID’s Throwback Thriller Brunch at the trendy Studio One Hotel. Expect costume contests, an adult scavenger hunt with AED1,500 in prizes to be won, as well as DJ Micky with upbeat tunes, a singer and scary surprises. The Halloween brunch menu includes avo-scary fritters, the Devils dirty Cajun burger, silence of the vegetarian… skewers and all, followed by death by dessert.
October 29 from 5-8pm. AED175 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED299 per person (inclusive of house beverages and bubbly – buy three, get the fourth free) and AED75 per kid (under 12). Call +9714 581 6877 or email email@example.com.
Great British Restaurant, Dukes The Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel
In the mood for a Halloween Dinner Buffet lined with delectable dishes at a family-friendly venue? Look no further as the award winning Great British Restaurant (GBR) invites diners to sample a wide-range of plates at their special Halloween Dinner Buffet.
October 28 and 31 from 7-10:30pm. AED190 per person (inclusive of Halloween buffet), AED225 per person (inclusive of Halloween buffet + soft beverages), AED270 per person (inclusive of Halloween buffet + house beverages) and AED320 per person (inclusive of Halloween buffet + bubbly). 50 per cent off for kids aged 6-12 and kids aged 5 and below dine free. Call +9714 455 1101 or visit the website.
Wavehouse, Atlantis, The Palm
This Halloween, Wavehouse will deliver a scare-fest with fright-inducing decorations, blood-curdling Instagrammable concoctions, freaky bites and desserts. A live band plays upbeat tunes while you get creative with your costumes for the chance to win big. The best dressed will win a weekend stay at Atlantis, including a sea lion and a dolphin experience for four.
October 24 to 21, with a costume competition from October 29 to 31 at 3pm and 10pm. Live and from 8:30pm-12am on October 25, 28 and 29. Dine à la carte. Call +9714 426 2626.
Billionaire Dubai, Taj Hotel Dubai
Billionaire Dubai is all set to host a glamorous Halloween party; and is inviting you to join them in celebrating the day in style. Experience a sensational evening filled with food and entertainment with gravity-defying acrobats and performances from Billionaire’s singers and dancers, all with a spooky season flourish.
October 31 from 9pm-3am. Dine à la carte. Call +9714 510 3100 or What’s App +97156 678 3357. Visit Instagram.
SoBe, W Dubai – The Palm
Prepare for a fright at the iconic property as it gets set to host an epic Halloween extravaganza at its ultra-cool rooftop bar and restaurant, SoBe. The Last Resort Halloween special includes moody rhythms and hypnotic beats from Smokingroove, Adam J and Nuff Said; as diners are transported deep into the dark jungle of Latin America.
October 29 from 9pm-3am. AED250 per person (minimum spend – indoors) and AED350 per person (minimum spend – outdoors). Call +9714 245 5800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Instagram.
A bit of a different part, but an exciting one nonetheless. treat yourself and your loved ones to a unique Halloween celebration this year. put on those skates and your scariest outfit and get ready to roll at this indoor roller-skating rink. Set to take place on two days, the setting will turn into the Addams family mansion, with multiple prizes to be won, including a free yearly pass.
October 27 from 5:45pm (for ladies only) at AED135 for 1 session/1.5 hours. October 29 for families at AED135 for 1 session/1.5 hours (kids aged 5-10 allowed from 10am-1:15pm, kids aged 10-14 until 7:15 pm and 14+ anytime). Visit the website.
Farriers, The Meydan Hotel
Enjoy the spooky season with a frighteningly good 90s Halloween Eve Brunch at Farriers restaurant, The Meydan Hotel. Dress up in your favourite costume and enjoy the evening as you indulge in a variety of bites from a 90s-inspired menu.
October 28 from 7-11pm. AED179 onwards per person. Visit the website.
Staying home and having your own party? Take the stress out of your Halloween prep with a Halloween Box from Candylicious. This ghoulish goodies to wow kids, a door sign to welcome ghostly guests, a pumpkin headband, a dead groom doll and a pumpkin trick-or-treat bag to store your stash.
Dubai at The Dubai Mall, The Pointe, DXB Airport and Town Square Park; and Abu Dhabi at Yas Mall from October 20 to 31 at AED285 per Halloween Box from Candylicious. Whatsapp Dubai at +97152 421 8591 and Abu Dhabi at +97156 174 4084.
The Peruvian hotspot is pulling out all the stops to present the most glamorous and exciting spooky brunch themed around the concept of ‘The Uncontacted Tribe’. The Halloween Night Brunch will transform the waterfront venue into an atmospheric hidden forest, encouraging guests to don their most eerie and creative outfits and indulge in an unforgettable night of house beats, spooky mixed sips and delish dishes.
Halloween Night Brunch on October 28 from 6:30pm to late. AED650 onwards per person. Visit the website.
WET Deck, W Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Hotfoot to this Fright Night party where diners are invited to soak up all the thrills and chills at WET Deck as DJ Flipside takes to the notorious WET Deck stage. Go full-on Halloween Town as you sip on chilled beverages at this poolside hangout.
October 29 from 8-11pm. AED150 per lady and AED200 per gent (three-hour beverage package). Dine à la carte. Visit the website.