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We are getting ready to celebrate Halloween 2019 in Abu Dhabi. If you don’t know where to start, we have sorted out a few happenings in the city that everyone can enjoy, from the little ones to the grown-ups.

Check our options below this year!


Nolu’s Al Bandar

As a celebration of the spookiest month of the year, Nolu’s is holding its annual Halloween pumpkin carving experience at the Al Bandar Plaza location. Families can trick or treat themselves to Nolu’s, welcoming kids between the age 6 up to 12 years old to get creative. For eager young participants who wish to take part and carve a pumpkin, guests are encouraged to book a table to dine at Nolu’s in advance, a minimum spend on food and beverage applies to receive a free pumpkin per table and child.

What: Breakfast at Nolu’s, kids between the age 6-12 years old can carve a pumpkin

When: Colour Contents on 20th October & Pumpkin Carving Session on 25th October

Where: Al Bandar Plaza

Price: 25th  October spend minimum of AED 200 per table/child for a free pumpkin to carve, AED 100 for additional child to get a pumpkin, AED50 for only pumpkin carving/child

Contact: 800 NOLUS (66587)

Halloween Festival at Al Maryah Island & The Galleria

Halloween Festival Al Maryah Island

From October 24th to October 25th, Al Maryah Island waterfront Promenade will transform into a family-friendly spooky village with pumpkins, spider webs, trick or treat, festive lights and other decorations.

A host of entertainment, competitions and activities will keep the whole family entertained. Families and visitors of all ages can indulge in charcoal ice cream, crepes, churros, burgers, pumpkin flavored desserts, and seasonal drinks from food trucks.


When: Thursday 24th and Friday 25th of October 2019, from 4 pm to 10 pm

Where: The Promenade, Al Maryah Island


The Entertainment schedule is as follows:

Entertainment Date Time Location
2x Costume competitions 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
1x What’s in the box ruffle draw 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Trick or Treat participating stores at The Galleria 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm The Galleria Al Maryah Island


The Funfair Games schedule is as follows:

Funfair Games Date Time Location
Wicked witch toss 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Vampire vortex 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Ghost toss 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Trick or treat spinning wheel 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Ghost ship race 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Zapping bats 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade


The Arts & Crafts schedule is as follows:

Workshops Date Time Location
Atrocious Treats (pretzel spiders and Frankenstein making) 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Spooky mask making 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Slime making 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Mummy jar making 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Trick or treat bag making 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade
Face Painting 24 & 25 Oct 4:00pm-10:00pm Promenade

Spooktacular Halloween Family Fun Day at The Sportsman’s Arms

Prepare the kids for a howling good time on Saturday 3rd November, as The Sportsman’s Arms is hosting a free Halloween family fun day from 12-6pm.

As part of The Sportsman’s Arms weekend festival, HopFest, the Halloween Family Fun Day will be jam packed with exciting activities for the kids such as scary face painting, creepy arts and crafts, Halloween movie screenings, trick or treating and a spookily good magic show from the UAE’s favourite children’s entertainer and radio host, Magic Phil.

Fun for all the family, adults can also enjoy a vast selection of speciality hops, cider and spirits, BBQ delights, pumpkin pies and a traditional roast to the sounds of live music from international funk band, Jack Found and crowd favourite, The Sandtunes.

Entry is completely free for adults and kids and make sure you dress to impress as there will be a fancy-dress competition with a prize for the best dressed!

When: Saturday 3rd November 2018

Time: 12-6pm

Where: The Sportsman’s Arms, First Floor, International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi

Cost: Free

Tel: (0) 2447 1066

EMAIL: [email protected]

Halloween at Blu Sky Lounge & Grill

Prepare for a spooky Halloween weekend at Blu Sky Lounge & Grill! On Thursday 31st October they’ll have a special Halloween edition of their popular bingo night. Then on Friday the 1st November there’ll be decorations, Halloween themed drinks and scary movies showing across their 14 HD screens all night. Plus the usual happy hour promotions you know and love.

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