With Halloween just around the corner, UAE’s shops are filled with creepy costumes and decors to bring back home. But that’s not all. This October get ready to tremble as we bring you five must-attend events of Halloween 2017!
Halloween Family Fest- Dubai Festival City
Set to be Dubai’s first event of its kind, Halloween Family Fest gives Halloween-lovers and thrill seekers to enjoy a two-day event of spooks and scares for friends and families of all ages.
Activities ranges from ‘Horror Tunnels’, creepy walk ways that catch you by surprise and VR based environment where you get a chance to be lost in a ghostly world of horror, mystery and adventure. And that’s not all, for those who aren’t into thrills and frights, the festival has a Bazaar where you get to purchase cool costumes, creepy make up and decors all at your own leisure.
The event takes place this Friday 27th and Saturday 28th.
Dead Men Tell No Tales at Miss Lily's - Sheraton Grand Hotel
Celebrate with all the scallywags and wenches this Halloween, by transporting to the largest pirate haven of all times, which was also once known as the ‘Wickedest City in the World’ – Port Royal, Jamaica.
Miss Lily’s at Sheraton Grand Hotel summons all you pirate lovers to join their unique Halloween party, in your gruesome Halloween gear on Oct 31 to pay homage to Jamaica that was once home to legendary pirates such as Charles Vane, Jack Rackum and Blackbeard.
INFO: Oct 31, 8pm-late, Floor 5, Sheraton Grand Hotel, SZR, 04-354 4074, misslilys.com
Scary Movie Night at The Backyard- Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay
There is no such thing as a ‘complete Halloween’ without scary movies. The Backyard thinks the same. That’s why, on this Halloween night, (31st October) they are running a scary movie scare-a-athon from 8pm till 3am where they will be screening back-to-back finger biting scary movies.
The Trick or Treat Cebtral of October- Wild Wadi
Wild Wadi is hosting a trick or treat event on Fridays and Saturdays throughout October as well as on 31st. Buy a ticket at the entrance for a treasure hunt to find hidden candies with the help of a map.
Bongo Bingo’s Halloween- Media Hotel Dubai
Bingo? That’s a game where old people sit down to play. Well not this one! Packed with impromptu raves, dance offs and much more, this event will have your heads turning on 36 October from 8pm till 2am.
So don on your scariest costume, because you might just win a 5000 AED prize for the best dressed.
Midnight Freak Show- Nasimi Beach
Nasimi Beach. A beautiful place to ease your shoulders and relax. But not on this 26th October. This place will be transformed to what would resemble a daunting scene from a haunted scary movie.
There will be carnival freaks lurking in the shadows, creepy circus acts, and horror clowns with accompanying tunes from British DJ & Producer Danny Howard.
And the event doesn’t end with just a show. There will be prizes for the best dressed female, male, and couple.
Dress code: Everything that is scary and disturbing (masks and sharp objects are not allowed).
So buckle up and grab your ghouls because this is going to be one hella Halloween!