If you missed the Halloween celebrations this weekend there's still time for some spooky fun in the UAE. The celebrations only end by midnight on Monday, October 31.
1. McGettigan’s JLT’s Movie Night | Monday, October 31
Head over to McGettigan’s every Monday and relax on their cosy beanbags or snuggle up on one of The Baggot’s sofas and watch a film classic. October’s theme is, yes you guessed it, horror movies. Here’s what’s coming up: October 31 – Hocus Pocus at 7pm and The Hills Have Eyes at midnight.
Location The Baggot, McGettigan’s JLT, Cluster J, JLT Timings Doors open at 8pm Cost Dh35 and includes one selected beverage and unlimited popcorn Contact +971 4 378 0800
2. Miss Lily’s: Voodoo Bacchanal | Monday, October 31
Join Miss Lily’s for a night of Voodoo Bacchanal fun this Halloween that includes DJ Crown Prince on the decks, a make-up artist on hand to daub you in glow in the dark paint, and an array of one-off signature scary cocktails.
Location 5th Floor, Miss Lily’s, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai Contact +971 4 354 4074 for reservations
3. Bodega Garage’s Halloween Party Week | October 24 to 31
Can’t choose from a single day? How about an entire week of Manila-style spine-chilling fun at the Bodega Garage @ The Q Underground. Dress to scare and the best dressed on the 31st will get a surprise gift. The venue recommends you book in advance.
Location Holiday Inn Dubai, Al Barsha Timings 7pm to 2:30am Contact +971 4 323 4333
4. OKKU’s Halloween Party | Sunday, October 30
OKKU’s ‘Trick, Treat or L.O.V.E’ party sounds interesting. Guests should expect the unexpected and be ready to go late into the night with Resident DJs Jayworx, Rafael Becker and Consoul Trainin supported by live percussionists Geo Safix.
The dress code is strictly fancy dress only and the infamous party will see three indulgent prizes awarded to the best dressed on the night including a Sunday party table for 10 worth Dh10,000.
PS: If you’re feeling adventurous, try their mixologist’s Trick or Treat beverages.
Location H Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road, Dubai Contact 04 501 8777
5. Queen of Horror’s Manor at The Act Dubai | Sunday, October 30
The world’s highest theatre club, will transform into the Queen of Horror’s Manor this Halloween. If you’re up for a terrifying night out dancing, resident DJs Mitchel and Sam Starks will be happy to oblige.
Location Shangri-La Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road, Timings Doors open at 8.30 and reservations are required Contact 04 355 1116 or email email@example.com
6. Treehouse | Monday, October 31
The Treehouse rooftop lounge will transform into the Treehouse of Horrors on Monday night. You can expect custom Halloween-themed beverages, pumpkins, cobwebs and a whole array of frightful tricks and treats! Moreover, DJ Tayllor will be mixing up famous horror movie soundtracks to create a truly eerie ambience for a night to remember.
Location Treehouse Dubai, Taj Hotel, Business Bay – Dubai Timings 7pm till late Contact 044383100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Fume, Pier 7 | Monday, October 31
Serving the Halloween popular Pumpkin specialties, Fume will serve up a special menu from 31st October – 1st November, featuring spooky salads, creepy main course and devilish desserts. So head on down to Fume if you fancy trying out their special Halloween Menu and participate in their costume competition.
PS: Fume also presents a special Halloween themed Kids’ Brunch on 29th and 30th September, Friday and Saturday, from 12 noon to 4pm.
Location Fume, Pier 7, Dubai Marina Timings 8pm onwards Contact 044215669
8. The Meridien Village Terrace’s Halloween Dinner | Monday, October 31
The Meridien Village Terrace will host a casual ‘All you can Eat & Drink’ al fresco dining experience with themed evening buffets complemented with live cooking stations and bottomless house beverages.
Location Le Meridien Dubai Timings 8pm – 11pm Cost Dh229 Contact 047022455
9. The Irish Village’s Halloween Night | Monday, October 31
Irish Village will be hosting their annual Halloween night on 31 October with free entry for all and prizes for the best dressed male, female and child.
PS: Get in early for Halloween games however it will be a child-free zone post 9:30pm.
Location The Irish Village Entry Free Contact 042824752
10. Halloween at Estrellas Rooftop Lounge | Monday, October 31
If you fancy Halloween under the stars, Estrellas Rooftop Lounge is a good option. Visitors can try their hand at pumpkin carving and couples who visit the venue in their best costumes will have the chance to win a one-night stay at the hotel.
PS: Visitors can have their faces painted by the hotel’s on-site makeup artist
Location Meliá Dubai Cost Dh149 Timings 9:00pm - 12:00am Contact 04 386 8111
11. Cavalli Club Dubai’s Bazaar of Bad Dreams | Monday, October 31
This Halloween Cavalli Club Dubai aims to take you on a journey through your worst nightmare. Sounds fun right? The club will be fitted with creepy clowns, mirrored mazes, spider-webs, haunted playgrounds and terrifying actors popping out around every corner – expect the unexpected.
PS: Cavalli Club will also host a Halloween Brunch for Dh299.
Location Fairmont Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road, Dubai Contact 043325555 / 0569910400 email@example.com
12. Cirque le Soir’s Halloween Hip-Hip Special | Monday, October 31
Yep, Cirque le Soir’s on the list again. The club’s hosting two Halloween parties this weekend as the city’s award-winning weekly Hip-Hop and RnB event will sport a Halloween twist on the 31st.
Location Fairmont Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road, Dubai Entry Free Contact 0509955400 firstname.lastname@example.org
13. Tribeca’s Halloween Party | Monday, October 31
Tribeca will be throwing out all the stops to make sure you have the best Halloween night with incredible unlimited beverage offers from 9pm - 1am. The dress code is relaxed, if you want to “Halloween-it-up” go for it. If not, don’t, they’re cool like that.
DJ CN Williams will be doing what he does best (they guess he might probably be dressed as Dracula or something) and spinning some of the biggest and best dance-floor fillers all night long.
Location Ocean View Hotel, JBR Timings 9pm - 1am Cost Ladies: Dh249, Men Dh299 Contact 050 345 6067
14. A Hemingway’s Halloween | Monday, October 31
Here’s another Halloween event in the capital. Hemingway’s at the Hilton Abu Dhabi have put together a special Halloween Happy Hour menu. With a Halloween dress code, the best costume of the night will win Dh200 to spend at the venue.
Location Hilton Abu Dhabi Time 7pm – 2am Cost Free Contact 026924247
15. Trader Vic’s Halloween Bash, Madinat Jumeirah| Monday, October 31
Fancy meeting the headless knight. Something tells us he’ll be at Trader’s in Madinat on Halloween. The venue has put together a special menu and beverages such as the Walking Dead, Zombie or a Dead Man’s Cup.
Location Madinat Jumeirah Timings 7pm – 12:30am Contact 043665646 for booking.
16. Yesterday Pub and Restaurant
Halloween at Yesterday Pub at Four Points by Sheraton Downtown on Mankhool Road in Bur Dubai promises to offer a terrifyingly-terrific time with scrumptious food and beverages together with costume contests and entertainment starting on Wednesday, October 26. There will also be a Halloween-themed buffet on October 31. Best Halloween costumes stand to win a night's stay at the hotel or a dinner for two at their restaurant, The Eatery - so dress up.
Location Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai Dates October 26 to 31 (all Halloween offers) Buffet October 31 Timings 12pm to 12am Contact +971 4 501 3115
17. The Gramercy | October 27 to 31
DIFC’s New York Gastro Pub, are going all out all weekend long. Celebrates Halloween with live beats by DJ Diego Galvis, make sure you dress up as winners could nab a whole week’s worth of Business Lunches.
Monday 31 October also features their Halloween Ladies Night from 7pm onwards. While the lads are covered too with 20 per cent off selected beverages.
Location Level 2, Precinct Building 3, DIFC Timing 7pm Cost From Dh120 Contact 04 453 5277
18. The VIP Room’s Halloween Special | Monday, October 31
Don your daring Halloween costumes and hit up the VIP room as its mid-week party night transforms specially for Halloween. This will be the first of the VIP ROOM UNDERGROUND series, a monthly special event held at the end of each month. Opening acts DJs Michka and DJ V will be followed by Luciano.
Location JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dress Code Daring Halloween Costumes Cost Tickets available at the door for Dh250 *Recommended to arrive before 11 pm* Contact 0528818888
19. COYA Dubai’s Yelloween Party | Monday, October 31
Pegged as the UAE’s most highly-anticipated Halloween party, Yelloween returns for its second edition at COYA Dubai. Diners would experience a ‘spellbinding new dining experience’ for one night only. On the music front, two of Dubai’s finest resident DJ’s, special guest performance by Bash Beat and two special live bands will keep you entertained all night long.
Location Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah Beach Contact 04 316 9600