Things to do in Dubai: Reform's HarvestFest

10 Things To Do Around the City With Your Family This Weekend

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

Cost: Free

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

7. HarvestFest

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

Cost: Free

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

Where: Caboodle at City Walk Dubai