Trick/Treat: 7 Hair-Raising Halloween Parties in Dubai


Staff Writer THSWKND ,,,,

Once a holiday to remember the dearly departed [still is for many Christians], Halloween, the pumpkin-carving, spine-chilling, cackling witches and bleeding nurses day is now under the wing of secular horror fetishists.

In that same spirit of tricks and treats, here are 7 spooky Halloween parties in Dubai to satisfy your macabre party needs:

1. Drown in fun at the Maya Bloodweiser Pool Party

Dig out your scariest costume as Al Maya Island presents a Halloween Maya Bloodweiser pool party. Here you’ll see DJs Jaye Walker, Alex Lees, Stew Magoo and ChadPhunk, grim reaper stilt walkers, scary dancers/fire breathers, face painting and photobooths.

Don’t forget your swimwear!

Airline employees get free entry before 2pm! For 21+ only. Private Boats charged parking fee of AED 500 per boat. Jet skis charged AED200 per jet ski.

When: 11am to 9pm, Friday, October 28 2016

Where: Al Maya Island

How much: Ladies free entry before 1pm, Tickets AED 100

For information and reservations for VIP tables & cabanas, call Iqbal on 0566257552.

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2. Dance at the Festival of the Dead at 360

117Live and theAudience come together to bring a rooftop party to 360 with Diplo, front man of Major Lazer, girl group All Saints, DNCE, Carla’s Dreams , the Mariachis, Hollaphonic and Dany Neville.

Limited admission available.

When: 10pm to 2am, Friday, October 28 2016

Where: 360 Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

How much: AED 200 per person

Buy tickets here.

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3. Climb up to the Treehouse of Horrors

Sip on ghoulish cocktails, drown your fears, take pictures with pumpkins, and make your way through cobwebs as DJ Tayllor plays eerie horror movie soundtracks.

Come dressed to impress!

When: 7pm, Monday, October 31 2016

Where: Treehouse Dubai, Taj Hotel, Business Bay

How much: Free entry

For reservations, call +971-4-438 3100 or email

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4. Have a Tiki-Fueled Halloween Bash at Trader Vic’s

It’s always a party, be it any night, but for Halloween be prepared to meet the headless knight.

Want the creeps and your Tiki Puka Puka? Pop on over to Trader Vic’s Halloween Bash for a delicious and truly scary spread.

When: 7pm to 12:30pm, Monday, October 31 2016

Where: Trader Vic’s Madinat Jumeirah

How much: Free entry

For reservations, call 04 366 5646.

5. Pick between Trick, Treat or L.O.V.E at OKKU

Resident DJs Jayworx, Rafael Becker and Consoul Trainin will be live and kicking while OKKU’s team of mixologists puts together indulgent ‘Trick or Treat’ cocktails.

You have to come dressed up – If you emerge best dressed, you can win a Disco Sushi Brunch for eight, a gastronomic Sake or Wine Pairing Dinner for six and a top prize of a L.O.V.E. Sunday party table for 10 worth a staggering AED10,000.

When: Sunday, October 30 2016

Where: OKKU, H Hotel

How much: Free entry


6. Have a Fresh Halloween at Barasti Beach

DJ Jazzy Jeff, best known for his work with Will Smith ‘The Fresh Prince’, will be spinning some great tunes at the beach for an epic Halloween bash.

When: Friday, October 28 2016

Where: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

How much: Free entry

For more information, call 04 511 7139

7. Return From the Dead at Stereo Arcade

A four piece band Sound City will pump out some gruesome tunes and resident DJ Rodge will take you back with his epic 90s set. The theme is dead celebrities. Drink deals on all night from AED 20 including a blood red Frose.

When: Friday, October 28 2016

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach
Call 052 618 2424

Any creepy Halloween parties in Dubai have we missed? Tell us in the comments below.

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