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Halloween 2020

Spooky, scary, and fun things to do in the shopping capital of the Middle East


Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin
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Dubai is an international city with a large ex-pat community, so Halloween is celebrated on a large scale. Dubai's hotels and malls are going spook-tacular with decorations, and there are special menus and parties at many local restaurants and bars.

Halloween at IMG Worlds of Adventure: Festival of Fright (October 31, 2019)

If you've never been to the world's largest indoor theme park, IMG Worlds of Adventure in Dubai, Halloween is the perfect occasion. Every October, Dubai's first mega themed entertainment destination presents Festival of Fright. Only during the limited time visitors can experience the Zombie Apocalypse, scary and creepy rides as well as the haunted maze. The biggest Halloween event in Dubai also features DJ Battle, Dance Battle, Live Music and Adventure Zone with 22 rides. IMG Worlds of Adventure occupies some 1.5 million square feet of space and is known as the premier shopping and entertainment destination in the city.

Halloween-Themed Parties (late October)

Dubai's hottest hotels and clubs also offer Halloween deals and special offers. Jumeirah Al Qasr gives a discount to those who show up in costume. Barasti holds Dubai’s biggest annual Halloween costume party. Chamas at Crowne Plaza Dubai has a family-friendly costume brunch with entertainment for kids. Dubai Riverland invites kids for trick-or-treating and activities like face painting, a Halloween maze, and pumpkin carving. Palm Jumeirah has a Halloween barbecue on the beach with DJ sets and other entertainment.

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