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Halloween in Abu Dhabi

Looking for something spooky to do this Halloween? We've found events that aren't just for the kids...

For the family

Andalus Al Seef Resort

This Halloween, Andalus Al Seef Resort will be celebrating the spookiest night of the year by transforming The Walk into a ghostly ‘Spook Souq’.

For one night only on Saturday, October 29, the ‘Spook Souq’ is promising a spine-chilling night of unmissable shopping, spooky activities, bites, and magic tricks performed by a live magician.

Your kids can have a go at decorating their own personal Halloween pumpkin, which they can then take home and keep, plus they'll be able to play with scary slime, bubbles and more.

If shopping is your thing, take a look at locally made gifts, one-of-a-kind boutique fashion items, stylish homeware, quality kids wear, cosmetics and skincare products and a whole array of handcrafted arts and crafts.

Magic Al’s will be entertaining the crowds with his tricks and clever illusions, and they'll be food stalls offering bites and sweet treats inspired by global cuisines.

Spooky Soul is free to enter from 4pm to 8pm on Saturday, October 29.

For more information, please go to or visit @alseefvillagemall


Al Maryah Island

From October 28th – 29th, Al Maryah Island will be transformed into a World of Spooks in line with the Island’s popular Halloween festivities. While we are still waiting for final details, we know there'll be a Halloween costume competition, plus Trick or Treat – with more sweets available than ever before.

Get involved with eerie and mysterious games, where you can win with prizes, plus grab a spot at one of the live shows and spooktacular entertainment.

The World of Spooks will run for two days, Friday 28th October to Saturday 29th between 4pm – 10pm at the South Plaza (Next to The Galleria Al Maryah Island).

More details will follow, and keep an eye on Al Maryah Island’s social media and website for more information on the best Halloween family fun Abu Dhabi has to offer.


For the grownups

Yelloween – The Wild Wolf Halloween Party

COYA Abu Dhabi has Halloween celebration on Saturday, October 29, with with a very special theme.

Youll be asked to reveal your inner beast in the mysterious tale of ‘The Wild Wolf’.

The Peruvian restaurant will take on a supernatural and other-worldly vibe for the evening, enhanced by costumes and entertainment, with the upbeat mood maintained with live sets from COYA MUSIC’s talented resident DJs.

Serving its full a la carte menu throughout the night, you'll enjoy signature specialties and COYA’s expert bartenders be pouring their newly launched cocktails as well providing a full bottle service straight to the tables.

The Wild Wolf Halloween party at COYA Abu Dhabi will burst into life for one night only on Saturday, October 29 from 7pm until late.

To book call +971 02 306 7000 or email:

Reservations in the main restaurant will have no minimum spend. Those dining in the Pisco Bar and enclosed terrace will have a minimum spend from the second seating at 8.30pm onwards. Seating between two and five people, the high tables have a minimum spend of AED 1,000, and the sofas have a minimum spend of AED 3,500. On the terrace, tables of two people have a minimum spend of AED 1,000, tables of three to four people have a minimum spend of AED 2,000 and tables of five to eight people have a minimum spend of AED 3,000.


Niri Restaurant and Bar

The Japanese venue located at Mamsha Al Saadiyat will be hosting its first annual Halloween celebration. The stylish Japanese venue will be inviting you to channel your inner warrior, with the event themed on the popular anime series, Demon Slayer.

You can also look forward to a curated set menu, free-flowing drinks, DJ on the decks and Niri's inventive cocktails and mocktails will be representing a character from the show.

Saturday 29th October, from 1pm – 5pm

Packages start from Dhs250 pp

Reservations can be made at 02 546 8886