Photo Credit: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai

Where to celebrate Halloween in Dubai.

A round-up of the spookiest festivities for kids, tweens and adults to enjoy a spooky Halloween in Dubai. Brace yourself for the scariest day of the year with these frightening events around town.


MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park is the go-to destination this Halloween. The park will transform into a ghoulish experience after dark, with its two zombies scare zones and live SAW Maze.

Debuting for the very first time in the UAE and the region, get ready to experience the true-to-film themed maze based on the terrifying movies SAW, one of the most successful horror films franchise, every weekend from 18th of October to 3rd of November.

Play a game with Billy at the SAW maze for the ultimate blood chilling Halloween experience, but remember you must be 16 years of age or older to enter the maze and experience horror like never before, or a minimum of 14 years with an accompanying adult.

In addition to the first of its kind SAW Maze in the region, the park will have two scare zones in the Lionsgate and Columbia areas where guests can meet their favorite zombies or monsters in person.  For a truly eerie experience, park hours will be extended during Fright nights until 11 PM.

So that kids don’t miss out on all the fun, child friendly Spooktacular Halloween festivities will be held at Hotel Transylvania during the day. Kids can meet and greet their favorite characters from Hotel Transylvania, including Drac, Mavis, Murry and Co in the Columbia Zone and families can participate in trick or treating, face painting, storytelling and pumpkin crafts.

Kids can also come dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes and go trick or treating at the Hotel Transylvania castle and Smurfs Village.

Tickets are available online for AED 175 only for UAE residents and AED 245 for non-residents. Entrance to the SAW maze, as well as the scare zones are all included in the park ticket.

Brace yourself for two weeks of horror, where you will find some of the most grisly monsters, zombies and ghouls walking the streets after dark.

Taking place every weekend from 18th of October to 3rd of November.





Photo Credit: Atlantis, The Palm

Photo Credit: Atlantis, The Palm


  • Bread Street Kitchen & Bar Halloween Family Brunch

Friday 26th October, 12:30pm – 4pm

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar’s famous family brunch will be receiving a Halloween twist this October. On Friday 26th, families can enjoy Bread Street Kitchen favourites alongside a selection of spooky treats in what is set to be the freakiest family brunch in town. Complimentary access to The Lost Chambers Aquarium and a Halloween-themed foodie masterclass will keep the little ones busy while parents make the most of the devilishly delicious British fare.

AED 240 per person (non-alcoholic beverages), AED 355 (selected alcoholic beverages), AED 105 per child (aged 4-11). For more information or to book please call +971 4 426 2626 or email


  • Spookfest

Saturday 27th October, 5pm – 8pm

Little monsters aged 3-12, beware. Atlantis Kids Club’s Spookfest is set to deliver a spooky evening of haunted pumpkin games, scary creatures, frightful arts & crafts and plenty of bone-shaking dancing. With terrifying treats, giveaways and glitter tattoos, it’s one ghoulishly delightful event kids won’t want to miss.

AED 250 per child. For more information or to book, please call +971 4 426 1387 or email

Photo Credit: Atlantis, The Palm

Photo Credit: Atlantis, The Palm


  • The Haunted Chambers

Wednesday 31st October, 7pm – 9pm

The magical setting of The Lost Chambers Aquarium will turn into the ultimate beneath-the-sea haunted experience for the entire family. On Halloween, Atlantis, The Palm invites residents to brave The Haunted Chambers as it transforms into a fog filled, scream-worthy place with spooky decorations, escape games, sea creature interactions, face painting, tricks and treats, and mind-blowing photo opportunities at every corner. Grand prizes will be handed out for the winning costumes plus many more fangtastic prizes.

AED 135 per adult and one child under 12 (in costume) enters free with each paying adult (AED 95 per child thereafter).



  • The Walking Dead

Thursday 25th October, 9pm – 12am

Terrifying teens aged 13-17 are in for a treat this Halloween. On Thursday 25th October, Atlantis, The Palm’s teen-only hangout, The Zone invites teens to brave The Walking Dead, an apocalyptic night filled to the brim with frightful games and zombie dance battles as well as the chance to win prizes and fight against deadly enemies.

AED 75 per teen. For more information or to book, please call +971 4 426 1413 or email


  • Aquaventure After Dark – The Haunted Edition

Friday 26th October, 8pm – 12am

Brace yourself as Aquaventure After Dark returns for a Spooktacular special edition. Guests will have the chance to slide and party the night away as the UAE’s leading DJs turn up the music at TripAdvisor’s No.1 voted waterpark. Guests can expect crazy laser and fire shows and the chance to wade through haunted towers.

Up to 200 early bird tickets are now on sale for only AED 119 (Save 40%) at  Tickets are only available online. No ticket purchases at the gate.

Photo Credit: Atlantis, The Palm

Photo Credit: Atlantis, The Palm


  • The Dark Clinic

Thursday 25th October, 7pm – 3am

On Thursday 25th October, darkness will descend on the Atlantis beach for the ultimate Halloween extravaganza – The Dark Clinic. Kicking off Atlantis, The Palm’s terrifyingly good line-up of events, this unmissable Halloween party will see the pristine beach morph into a petrifying place of frightening acts, horror doctors and nurses, and beats by Ukrainian electro and progressive house DJ, DJ Juicy M. Dress code = bloody scary.

Ages 21+, AED 100 online, AED 150 at the door (ladies free before 9pm). For more information or to book head to


  • Saffron Halloween Brunch

Friday 26th October, 12:30pm – 4pm

On Friday 26th October, Dubai’s biggest party brunch will deliver the ultimate Halloween freak-fest, turning the city’s residents into the living dead. With a zombie-themed bar and décor set to scare, Saffron invites guests and residents to dress up in their most terrifying attire and be prepared to feast on more than 220 dishes. Our resident DJ will be spinning the spookiest tunes and the best male, female and group zombie costumes will be in to win complimentary brunches. This brunch is not for the faint hearted…

AED 535 per adult (21+). For more information or to book, please call +971 4 426 2626 or email


Strange things are afoot at Miss Tess, Taj Dubai. The fun and daring bar and restaurant invite guests to unearth the mystery of secret experiments and terrifying supernatural forces with the Asian Things Halloween Brunch, on Wednesday 31st October.  Be transported to The Upside Down with unexpected entertainment and an unbeatable brunch package.  From 8pm guests can feast on gigantic sushi, bottomless noodles and colossal desserts accompanied by a choice of free flowing cocktails.


Date: Wednesday 31st October

Time: 8.00pm

Price: 288 AED with house drinks

Offering: Outdoor Night Brunch (Unlimited F&B)


Evil lurks beneath the decks and the dancefloor is your only escape. Miss Meg pays tribute to the hits of the gloved one, Michael Jackson, to keep you dancing your Halloween Night away until long after the witching hour. The afterlife is a dancefloor and you are the music, so prepare for MURDER ON THE DANCEFLOOR, and get ready for an absolute thriller at BARBARY this Halloween.

 Date: Wednesday, 31st October at BARBARY

Time: 10pm to 3am


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