Where to celebrate Halloween in Abu Dhabi
From theme park fright nights to family brunches and scavenger hunts. Here are the best places to have a hauntingly good time in Abu Dhabi this Halloween weekend.

Ghost Ship Sealicious Night at Khalidiya Palace Rayhana by Rotana

Khalidiya Palace Rayhana by Rotana will be holding a haunted ship seafood night on Thursday 29 October. Offering ghoulish tunes, scary decorations, spooky mocktails, and a dessert buffet featuring Halloween cup cakes, RIP chocolate mousse shooters, red velvet insect mousse shooters, witch finger cookies, black forest coffin, Halloween marshmallows and much more. Thursday 29 October, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 119 for adults and AED 49 for children.

GO: Email fb.khalidiya@rotana.com or call (0)2 657 0223 for reservations and more information.


An Extraordinary Spooky Friday Brunch at Urban Kitchen, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi:

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi presents a Halloween twist on the famous Extraordinary Dusit Brunch for this spooky season. Guests will then enter the unearthly grounds of Urban Kitchen to feast on the delights of this expansive brunch. With stations sprawling over three restaurants, indulge in palate pleasers from Benjarong and Namak by Kunal Kapoor. Save space for your supernatural sweet tooth with out of this world confectionary to finish. Friday 30 October from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 270 (soft beverages) and AED 400 (house beverages).

GO: Email reservation.table@dusit.com or call (0)2 698 8137 for reservations and more information.


Celebrate the spooky season at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi:

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is set to host another year of spooky celebrations! Guests are invited to join the celebrations alongside beloved Cartoon Junction characters including Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, Scooby, Shaggy, Tweety and Sylvester, until 30 October. Dress up in your favourite scary costume and head down to Cartoon Junction to experience all things spooky, from spider webs to carved pumpkins! Little ones can join the celebrations too, as the Looney Tunes dress in their best disguises. 

GO: Visit www.wbworldabudhabi.com for reservations and more information.


Enjoy a digital Scavenger Hunt at The Galleria Al Maryah Island:

Families are invited to enjoy a fun digital Scavenger Hunt from 30 to 31 October at The Galleria Al Maryah Island, and all children who visit the mall in costume will receive a treat! Families will need to solve a series of clues to find six Halloween characters hidden around The Galleria. Once the hunt is completed, and all of the characters are found, little ones will be rewarded with tasty Halloween candy which can be redeemed from a contactless vending machine. 

GO: Visit www.thegalleria.ae for more information.


Halloween Brunch at Sofra, Shangri-La Abu Dhabi:

Have a spooky family Halloween brunch at Sofra with an international buffet including a variety of live stations. Kids will enjoy the fun activity of Halloween painting in the kid’s corner. Finally, a prize to win dinner for two at Sofra will be given for best Halloween costume. Guests dressed in Halloween costumes can also enjoy 50% off their own meal from the bill. Friday 30 October from 1pm to 4pm. AED 279 (soft beverages), AED349 (house beverages) and AED 459 (Champagne).

GO: Email restaurantreservations.slad@shangri-la.com or call (0)2 509 8555 for reservations and more information.


Have a spooktacular Halloween with Magnolia Bakery:

This Halloween, Magnolia Bakery is bringing back their limited edition range of spooky treats that are perfect for kids and adults. There is a choice of homemade cakes with freakishly delicious designs, all topped with Magnolia’s signature buttercream, making them the ideal sweet treats for Halloween this year. The limited-edition range will be in stores and available for delivery from 21 October to 31 October, with a choice of eyeball cupcakes, eerie ghost meringues and ‘monster decorated cakes. Prices start from AED 21 for a cupcake or AED 164 for a customised Halloween cake.

GO: Visit Magnolia Bakery Cafe at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island for more information. 


Halloween at The Village, Le Méridien Abu Dhabi:

Spooky season is here so get dressed up in your scariest costume, for when the late-night chills set in there will be a prize given for the most terrifying of all! Happy Hours will run from 7pm until midnight with special drinks for only AED 25.

GO: Call (0)2 644 6666 for reservations and more information.

Halloween at The Tavern, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Corniche:

An authentic British pub, The Tavern welcomes you with live sports channels and freshly pulled hops in a laidback atmosphere. Celebrate Halloween with a unique food and beverage menu, with a special price of AED 25 for each selected item!

GO: Call (0)2 697 0260 for reservations and more information.


Halloween Brunch at BarFly by Buddha-Bar, Venetian Village: 

BarFly by Buddha-Bar invites you to enjoy the scariest day of this year! Partake in a spooky brunch comprising of a set menu with signature appetisers, salads, mains and desserts, plush free-flow of drinks, Brunch is followed by a fabulously eerie after-party with haunting tunes provided by DJ Mountana. Friday 30 October from 1pm to 4pm. Starting from AED 198.

GO: Call (0)56 177 7557 for reservations and more information.