This awesome spot sat out at sea neighbouring the Burj Al Arab is launching six nights of tricks, treats and creepy mixed drinks – starting on Thursday October 26. Expect specially created drinks, menu items, sharing platters and cracking tunes being pumped out every night until Halloween itself on Tuesday October 31.
Oct 26-31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
A trendy new addition to the DIFC community, 7Elephants is celebrating its first Halloween in Dubai with Disco Inferno, a night full of throwbacks to horror movies from the ’80s and ’90s. Tonnes of fun and specially prepared drinks and food for the night, so get dressed up and head along.
Tue Oct 31 6pm-midnight. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 354 4354).
This fun loving bar is running a macabre Dia de Muertos bash which it promises will “take you on a quest to conquer your deepest, darkest fears”. Expect themed food like red and black nachos, special mixed drinks and shorts, and some special performances in store too.
Tue Oct 31 7pm-3am. Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 8888).
This bar at the Millennium Airpor Hotel Dubai is running a special buy one get one free on special Halloween mixed drinks all night long on Tuesday October 31 – the big day.
Tue Oct 31 6pm-2am. Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 8888).
This funky spot is running a dedicated themed night “PANIC at the RETRO” an alternative slant on the conventional Halloween night out. Expect timeless songs, broken disco balls and timeless celebrities brought back to life for one night only.
Tue Oct 31 9pm-3am. Gate Village 5, DIFC (055 455 6106).
Head down to Loumi for a night in a transformed venue which promises “frightening fun and ghoulish games for all the family to enjoy”. Expect a buffet, special mixed drinks, competitions and prizes for the best costume and trick or treat fun for the kids.
Dhs175 per person, free for kids under five. Tue Oct 31 7pm-11.30pm. Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 8888).
This Jamaican themed bar is celebrating what was once one of the largest pirate ports of all time, Port Royal in Jamaica. On Tuesday October 31, Miss Lily’s will pay tribute to what was home to legendary pirate Blackbeard. Don your best Halloween gear and head along… if you dare.
Tue Oct 31 8pm-2am. Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 356 2900).
This Asian Street food eatery at Taj Dubai is transforming into a Japanese horror experience bringing to life some of the country’s most terrifying movies like the ring and The Grudge. For Dhs248 get your hands on unlimited selected food and drinks from 7pm until 11pm.
Dhs248. Tue Oct 31 7pm-11pm. Taj Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 438 3121).
There’s a very 1920s Halloween affair going on at one of JLTs trendiest bars. Since it’s ladies night on Halloween, ladies can head along for some live jazz, four complimentary mixed drinks and 50 percent off the food bill. Sounds like a scarily good offer to us (sorry).
Tue Oct 31 noon-3am. Armada BlueBay Hotel, Cluster P, JLT (04 399 8155).
Iconic NYC eatery Serendipity 3 is hosting a Halloween party filled with fun activities for the entire family on Saturday October 28. Head along from 2pm until 4pm for a Halloween-themed menu, a Build A Bear workshop, games, activities, face painting and more.
Sat Oct 28 2pm-4pm. Serendipity 3, Dubai Festival City (04 284 3149).
The newly refurbished bar at Madinat Jumeirah is transforming into a world of spooky fun on Tuesday October 31. Expect themed drinks and food, plus face painting and props available to borrow, plus a pumpkin carving competition from 6pm.
Tue Oct 31 noon-2am. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 5646).
There’s a massive bash going on at Zero Gravity, one of the city’s best beach clubs. And this is one you’ll definitely want to dress up for – and put some effort in, because total cash prizes of up Dhs50,000 are being given away to the best dressed. Head down to this haunted beach club where everyone in fancy dress will be photographed, and prizes dished out to the most creative, all while jamming out to some great tunes and classic Zero Gravity fun.
Free (ladies), Dhs50 (gents before 9pm), Dhs100 (gents after 9pm). Thu Oct 26 10am-3.30am. Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).