Looking for things to do in Dubai with your family this weekend? From spooktacular Halloween parties to BBQs under the sun, there’s something for everyone…
Thursday 26th October
1. Light & Sound Show
Time to get the whole family together! Embark on a musical journey of light and sound at Wafi, as the ancient Egyptian tale of ‘The Return of the Pharaohs‘ unfolds.
When: 8pm & 9.30pm, daily
Where: Pyramids building, Central Courtyard – Wafi
2. Julius Caesar
Got teens that are studying theatre? Head down to The Junction Dubai and watch Dubai’s talented actors perform the Shakespearean classic, Julius Caesar, live on stage.
- Thursday & Friday, 7.30pm
- Saturday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Cost: AED 100
Where: The Junction Dubai, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz
3. World Pasta Day
If you like pasta as much as we do, you are ‘tortelli’ going to love this. Italian restaurant Ricetta Dubai is giving away one free pasta dish to everyone who purchases a pasta dish! Don’t be an im-pasta, head there asap!
When: 12pm to 3pm & 7pm to 12am, until 31st October
Cost: From AED 40
Where: Ricetta Dubai, Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai
Friday 27th October
4. Kidzania After Dark
Kidzania Dubai Mall invites all the little ones down for some kid-friendly Halloween activities! From trick or treating to face painting and a spooky maze, it’s going to be fang-tastic!
When: Daily until November 4th
Cost: AED 30 (online)
Where: Kidzania Dubai Mall
5. Pottery Class
Feeling creative? Get your hands messy and sign your family up for this fun taster class in pottery making at Yadawei Ceramic Studio. One of the most popular pottery classes in Dubai, each participant will enjoy an hour of pottery play with an experienced teacher, learning all the basics.
When: 11am to 12.3opm
Cost: AED 80 for adults, AED 45 for under 16s
Where: Yadawei Ceramic Studio, Al Quoz
6. Halloween Brunch
Out of all the fun things to do in Dubai, this one is going to be spooktacular! Get dressed in your scariest costume, and make your way down to the Halloween brunch at Chamas Dubai! There will be live entertainment, fun activities and a supervised play area for the little ones, too!
When: 1pm to 4pm
Cost: AED 299 (soft drinks), AED 399 (house), free for kids under 5
Where: Chamas Dubai, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road
Saturday 28th October
Fancy a proper British BBQ? Head to Reform Social and Grill Dubai for an entire day of family fun. There will be live music, over 50 beers and ciders from around the world, a bouncy castle for the kids, and many more fun things to do!
When: 2pm to 10pm
Cost: AED 50, under 21s enter free
Where: Reform Social and Grill Dubai, The Lakes
8. Halloween Bash
Creep it real at Wafi this weekend, with fun Halloween-themed activities for all ages. There will be trick or treating, storytelling, costume competitions, arts and crafts and so much more!
When: 2pm to 9pm, Friday & Saturday
Where: Main Atrium, Wafi Mall
9. Truckers & Riders
Want do dine with horses? Make your way to Truckers this weekend, where you can enjoy delicious food, watch a spectacular horse show, play games, shop from little stalls and dance all night long.
When: 4pm to 11pm, Friday & Saturday
Cost: AED 50 (without brunch), AED 375 for brunch
Where: Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club
10. Trick 0r Treat
Are your little monsters ready for some fun this Halloween? Don’t miss the annual trick or treat tour at City Walk Dubai, which includes two hours of Halloween-themed arts and crafts, and a trick or treat tour around the neighbouring shops!
When: 4pm to 9pm
Cost: AED 99