Trick Or Treat! These Are The Halloween Events To Check Out In Dubai This Year!
It’s almost time for a celebration of all things ghoulish and ghostly, mamas! So dig out those costumes and be inspired to make mini monsters of your kiddos in preparation for some of the best Halloween celebrations happening in our desert city this season.
Get those mini Halloween costumes ready for a lot of trick or treating at Little Stream Nursery (aka a spooktacular play house!).
Wondering what you and your little monsters can expect? Well how about a Harry Potter show, arts and crafts, face painting trick or treat games, prizes to be won, food at sand-“witch” station, slime, and unlimited fun (guaranteed!) – just for starters! Fly over on a broom, or float like a ghost, just don’t be tardy, mamas, you won’t want to miss this Spooktacular Halloween party!
Thursday 26 October, 4 pm onwards
Dressing up is encouraged (both for mama and little)
This event is for mamas with littles below 6 years.
Want to be part of setting a new Guinness Record this Halloween, mamas? Then join the thriller dance party at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo inside the Dubai Mall and help attempt the “longest underwater walk” with your gang!
You’ll also get to decorate pumpkins inside the underwater zoo or take part in the annual spooky dance in front of Dubai aquarium (it’s ok just to watch if you don’t fancy busting a few scary moves…).
Entry free for two children with every paying adult. Tails, scales, and an underwater zombie await!
Thriller Dance and Guinness Record: 27 October at 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Two kids for free offer: 27 October – 31 October
Pumpkin decorating: 27 October – 31 October
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Ground floor
If you’re not sure where to celebrate Halloween with babies in tow, mamas…then this Spooky Wooky Halloween party at Baby Sensory is just for you. With fun, age- appropriate activities, this event is more than just fun as it’ll also help promote learning and development – perfect! Babies will be introduced to this spooky season’s specific lights and colors, while experiencing all kinds of cute traditions: from pumpkin patches to fireworks and bonfires, funny bones puppet shows, flying bats, pumpkin parades and so much more!
Dress up and join Dubai’s cutest Halloween party! And while you’re there click loads of pictures for Instagram, mamas!
120AED/baby or child. No additional costs for parents
10:00 – 11:00 (7m – 13m)
11:30 – 12:30 (4m – 13m)
13:00 – 14:00 (0m – 6m)
14:30 – 15:30 (4m – 13m)
16:00 – 17:00 (7m – 13m)
10:00 – 11:00 (13m – 22m)
11:30 – 12:30 (16m – 3.5yrs)
15:00 – 16:00 (20m – 3.5yrs)
16:30 – 17:30 (13m – 22m)
Smart Start Centre, Sunset Mall, 1st floor
Taking place at Caboodle City Walk, your little pumpkins will be taken on a fun-filled tour of the mall for some trick-or-treat fun, gathering treats and surprises from various stores on the way! Back at Caboodle, there’ll be a Halloween face painting station and mask-making craft station – and lots of fun in the indoor play area too, of course!
All this is followed by a competition – the best dressed little will take away a fabulous prize so dress them to impress, mamas.
99 AED per child
Friday, 31 October, 4-9pm
Caboodle City Walk, Jumeirah 1
10% off for sassy mama readers.
Be Afraid! Be REEL Afraid, mamas! Catch up on all your favourite horror flicks at Reel Cinemas AND be in with the chance of winning a free movie each day for a month by snapping a selfie while watching one of the horror movies in the theatre and sharing it with Reel.
Grab some special Halloween sweets and treats and prepare yourself for a frighteningly good time.
Purchase tickets online at www.reelcinemas.ae or visit Reel Cinemas, The Dubai Mall or Dubai Marina Mall.
Find your way out of the dark at Dubai Ice Rink where a haunted maze, the first of its kind in the region is on the cards this Halloween! Fun rather than frightening, this new attraction is perfect for the whole fam to enjoy – so lets get set going, mamas (and kids!).
And for mamas who want to play dress up, Dubai Ice Rink will be holding a VAMPIRE BALL on the ice! Come to skate dressed up and stand a chance to win free skating sessions! All persons of the dark are welcome (Zombies, Werewolves, anything goes, mamas!). Small persons of the dark not too afraid to attend the ball can hire skate aids for a little help with staying upright. Scarily cool!
Haunted Maze: AED 80 per person
10am- midnight, 27 – 31 October
Vampire Ball: AED 80 per person
8.30pm, 27 – 31 October
Ground Level, The Dubai Mall
Have you treated the littlies to a visit to Kidzania recently, Mama? Halloween is the perfect time to take them along to this awesome world for kids, where the ‘after dark city’ is totally transformed to give its little visitors a spooktacular time.
Expect activities including the ‘mystery box, feed the witch, spooky maze, witches ring toss plus a trick or treat contest, grave yard bean bag game, scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating and much more. Be prepared to be scared!
Premium tickets for AED 35
Until Monday, 4 November, 10am to 10pm.
Kidzania, The Dubai Mall
Splash ‘n’ Party is celebrating the spooky holiday with a mega party all afternoon. Enjoy load of watery fun and entertainment this Halloween with activities including Splash Slides, Splash Pads, Spooky LED shows, the exciting thriller dance show and a visit from the eerie Ursula the mermaid. Tons of entertainment, food for kids and a good old splash about – Halloween just got even more exciting!
AED 100 per child
31 October, 9am to 0pm.
Villa no. 1, Street 8A, Al Safa 2, Jumeirah, Dubai
Want to do something different while still going for some good old fashioned Halloween fun this year? Visit Wild Wadi Waterpark™ for Spook-tacular surprises, sweet delights and wicked ghoulish fun at their Trick-or-Treat Weekends – and enjoy the thrill of all their rides at the same time!
UAE Residents: AED 245 per person (for 1.1 metres or above in height)
UAE Residents: AED 220 per person (for below 1.1 metres in heigh)
Complimentary entrance for children under two years and below
31 October, 10am – 5pm
25% off on Wild Wadi Waterpark™ Halloween rate tickets. Share the code MaMa Halloween 2017 while purchasing your tickets to avail the discount.
Mama’s, please carry your (and your families) Emirates ID to enjoy this discount.
Want to combine Halloween with a little action and adventure? Aventura’s Ghaf tree woodland location in Mushrif Park will be transformed into a haunted forest until 31 October. This awesome tree top adventure course opened last year and is one of our fave family activities – from tree-surfing, to zip-lining and rope-climbing you are in for a real treat and perhaps a few tricks along the way! There’ll also be Halloween themed treats from the newly opened Aventura Café to reward yourselves with once you’ve completed each course. And to add to the excitement, on Friday, 27 October, the park will be hosting an exciting Halloween fun day complete with activities including face painting, trick or treat, photo booth and fun and games.
For more information please visit www.aventuraparks.com
Join in some spooktacular fun at Cobweb Castle, LegoLand Dubai where the kids can have a go at everything from building a massive LEGO® Spider to enrolling at ‘Scare School’, meeting LEGO® Frankenstein and joining in with Halloween Dance Performances. There’ll be loads of treats from HARIBO and trick or treating galore.
13 – 31 October, For prices and information visit the website.
It might be Halloween, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the current beautiful balmy temperatures and surroundings of Jumeirah Beach Hotel, right, mamas? We’re in luck, as Ocean Blue is hosting a spooky evening barbecue on Tuesday, October 31st complete with kiddie games, barbecue stations, live music loads of activities and best-dressed awards too! Broomsticks at the ready!
Tuesday, 31 October, 7pm – 12am
295 AED per adult (inclusive of soft beverages) or AED 450 (inclusive of house drinks). AED 125 for children between the ages of 5 – 12 years. Under 4’s free of charge.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Beach Road. (+971) (0)4 432 3232
If you have arty little ones at home then head to Cloud 7 at Level Kids where they’ll be able to have a go at Halloween-themed cake decorating, soap making and ceramic painting while also taking part in ghoulish games and a spot of trick or treating. And there’ll be prizes for the best costumes too – time to dig around in the dressing-up box, mamas!
26 October, 3pm – 6pm. AED 120 per child (suitable for ages 4 – 10 years).
Call +971 (0) 4 510 8317 to book, or email email@example.com.
Cloud 7 is located inside Level Kids, on the second floor.
Head to Souk Madinat Jumeirah for a spooktacular afternoon on Saturday, 29 October, where your little ghouls can take part in games, giveaways and activities plus fun extras including a costume photo booth and the chance to get creative with Jam Jar! Better still, entry is completely free!
Saturday, 28 October, 2pm-6pm,
Sagreto Courtyard, Madinat Jumeirah,
What sorcery is this, mamas?! Join Magic Phil, one of Dubai’s favourite children’s entertainers for a magic show with a Halloween twist at the Kids HQ soft play area (where your little monsters will be able to play after all of Magic Phil’s tricks).
26 October, 4pm – 7pm. AED 100 per child,
10% sibling discount
XDubai’s very first Halloween bash promises to be nothing short of amazing, mamas! Just next to Kite Beach, expect a spooky set up complete with haunted goings on plus the chance to score some fabulous treats when your little skateboarders, scooter riders and BMXers show off their tricks! There’ll be prizes for the best dressed, face-painting and much more. Oh and this event will go on into the evening so grown-up kids can have a go too!
Friday, 27 October, 6pm – 11pm.
AED 25 per member and AED 35 per non-member.
Skateboard and scooter rentals available onsite too.
Fabulous Fairmont, The Palm, will be transformed into a haunted hotel on All Hallows Eve with plenty of spooky activities to frighten even the bravest among us! From a spooky afternoon tea in the Mashrabiya Lounge to a Halloween Feast at Flow Kitchen plus ‘Fright Night’ at the Falcon Kids Club for kiddo’s over the age of 3 to get stuck into everything from games to cookie decorating and even trick or treating around the hotel! Sounds freakishly fantastic, mamas!
31 October, Kids Club activities from 4pm – 6pm
Halloween Feast from 6pm – 10.30pm.
For reservations or information on the Mashrabiya Afternoon Tea and Flow Kitchen Feast, contact Palm Dining on +971 4 457 3457 or email Palm.Dining@Fairmont.com.
For Falcon kids club bookings, please contact the kids club on +971 4 457 3331 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, 28 October, 10.30am – noon
AED 95 per child
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