Thinking about what to do with your family on Halloween this year? From spooky costumes to creepy designs on cakes, UAE has got everything to make your Halloween worthwhile. While there may be many events taking place across the UAE, here’s a sneak peak of a few you might want to watch out for.

Halloween time at Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi is Halloween themed for the entire month of October. Activities include a walk through the scary forbidden basement and trick-or-treating throughout the park.

Tickets are priced at AED 275 for adults and are based on height. The timings are from 1 pm to 7 pm.

Date: 1 October 2015 – 31 October 2015

Carving out the pumpkins at Epona

You can dine in with your family at Epona, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club. Their Halloween party includes activities such as barbecue, gymkhana shows, trick-or-treat hunting, pumpkin carving and movies under the stars. Guests with the scariest dresses will receive prizes.

Tickets are priced at AED 150 for adults and AED 75 for kids of ages 6 to 12 years.

Date: 31 October 2015

Costume Party at Cheeky Monkeys Dubai

Dress up your kids in Halloween costumes for the spooky Trick-or-Treat Halloween costume party at Cheeky Monkeys Playland. Kids can collect sweet treats, indulge in arts and crafts, play games and explore the haunted house. Kids will receive free treat bags and can also win prizes for best costumes.

Tickets are priced at AED 125 per child.

Date: 29 October 2015

Halloween at the Falcon kids club

Celebrate Halloween with your little monsters at the Fairmont The Palm’s Falcon Kids Club.  Watch Dubai’s famous magician Magic Phil’s spooky edition of his show at the Falcon Kids club. Activities include face painting, fancy dress competition, trick or treating and themed games. This is suitable for kids aged 4 – 9 years.

Tickets are priced at AED 200 per child. The timings are 4pm – 6pm. Advance booking is recommended.

Date: 29 October 2015  – 30 October 2015

Crafting on the beach

Enrol your kids into KenziBox’s Halloween Kids Arts and Crafts workshop which will be located at two locations over two days. Your kids can attend the workshop where they will get a chance to craft creepy and scary designs. This is suitable for kids aged 3- 8 years.

The workshop will be located at:

  • The Park House Cafe, Kite Beach on  29th October from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • The Change Initiative, Sheikh Zayed Road on 30th October from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Tickets are priced at AED 50 per child and will be collected on the day of the event.

Spookfest 2015

Fun City is back with its Spookfest 2015 inviting all kids to celebrate the eve of Halloween, dressed up in their scariest costumes. The event will be open to kids of ages 3 – 9 years across all branches of Fun City in the UAE.

Tickets are priced at AED 60 per child.

Date: 29 October 2015

Contagion Family Survivor Run 2015

Register in the Contagion family survivor run where the whole family can participate in a 3 km mini obstacle race while being chased by Zombies. The family must run to safety through the obstacles and  avoid Zombies on their way. Teams must include at least one child aged between 6 to 17 years and one adult aged 18 or above.

The Contagion Run for 5 km obstacle course is open to participants aged 13 and above where they can run as Survivors or Zombies.

The tickets are priced at AED 85 for kids aged between 6 to 17 years and AED 125 for adults aged 18 and above.

Save on your kids Halloween outfit

Want to dress up your little one in cute costumes for the Halloween fancy dress competition? You can save on your purchases, when you shop online on Get up to 50% off  on costumes for children aged between 0- 8 years. You can also visit your nearest supermarket to get good deals on their Halloween merchandise. Stores such as Daiso, Geant and Carrefour have a dedicated Halloween section at this time of the year. You could also visit specialized party and costume stores such as Mr Ben’s Costume ClosetMystique Costumes, Party Zone.