Dubai Parks and Resorts Extends Halloween Festivities until November

  • Guests can enjoy Halloween activities at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and Riverland™ until 20 November.
  • Brand new “Monster Bash” live show to be showcased at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai

Dubai, UAE: Due to an overwhelmingly positive response, Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park, has announced an extension of its Halloween festivities until 20 November, only at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and Riverland™.

Fear seekers can continue to enjoy the UAE’s scariest family destination as the parks’ frightful decorations, live entertainment, scare zones, haunted houses, themed food and many more activities carry on the Halloween spirit well beyond the usual dates. 

Guests can enjoy the Fright Nights activities such as The Legend of the Weeping Shadow, the Freak Show, the Lights Out scare zones, the Slasher and Crypt of the Vampire haunted houses, and The Nightmare Dimension Parade at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai from Wednesday to Sundays from 4pm. The Park also has “not-so-scary” activities for the children including meet-and-greets with their favourite Halloween characters, a Halloween Candy Grab, zombie-themed food, and limited-edition scary merchandise. 

MOTIONGATE™ Dubai has also just launched a brand new frightening live show called “Monster Bash”. This action-packed 20-minute spooky live show where monsters compete to be the scariest of them all, runs from Tuesdays to Sundays inside the incredible Hollywood Theatre and is included within the park entry ticket. 

Meanwhile, at Riverland™ Dubai, a themed fun, dining, and retail destination, the French Village will prolong its transformation into The Haunted Village, where spooky creatures come out and play at night. Explore the Haunted Village on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30pm to 10:30pm, and Sundays from 8:30pm to 9:30pm. The village will also be filled with screams and scares as zombies, cobwebs, spiders, and skulls transform it into the ultimate Halloween experience at the Scarecrow fields, from Wednesdays to Sundays from 4pm to 8pm. 

About Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts™ is the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park. The destination comprises MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai Theme Park, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGO® themed LEGOLAND® Hotel and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. Guests can experience MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Hollywood-inspired theme park with the most roller coasters in a single theme park in the Middle East, offering immersive rides and attractions based on famous Hollywood hits, as well as BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides, attractions and live entertainment shows based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. The LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort offers guests an all-encompassing LEGO® adventure, with a LEGOLAND® Theme Park that offers unique and interactive experiences for families bringing the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful environment, LEGOLAND Water Park which is the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12 years old and a 250 room LEGO themed LEGOLAND Hotel offering kids’ dedicated services and facilities as well as fully themed rooms that can accommodate a family of five.

Guests can stay just steps away from all four of the world-famous parks at Lapita™, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection, a Polynesian themed family hotel that is part of Marriott International.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai, a free to enter themed recreational hub that takes visitors on a picturesque journey through well-known locations from across the globe such as; The French Village, Boardwalk, India Gate and The Peninsula, offering several Instagrammable locations and provides the perfect backdrop for friends and families to come together, relax and recharge.

The destination is located on Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 5 in Dubai, 15 minutes from Ain Dubai, ideally located between both the Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.  

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About Riverland™:

Riverland™ Dubai, the most instagrammable place in Dubai is the gateway to Dubai Parks & Resorts. A themed, fun, dining and retail destination which you can access for free! Take a walk along the river on a journey through time, where four different zones give a fascinating glimpse into some of the greatest eras of our past. The French VillageBoardwalkIndia Gate, and The Peninsula.

These four vibrant districts make up the dining, retail and entertainment destination and are free for all to visit, making it a must do in Dubai. The wide range of offerings, coupled with the planned street theatre and entertainment, makes Riverland™ Dubai the perfect place for families and friends to come together, meet, relax and recharge. 


About MOTIONGATE™ Dubai:

MOTIONGATE™ Dubai is the flagship theme park at Dubai Parks and Resorts™ and the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the Middle East. It also features the maximum number of roller coasters present in a single theme park in the Middle East. In a world first, three legendary Hollywood film studios – DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures, and Lionsgate – as well as cartoon franchise The Smurfs, have come together at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai. The unique park features 29 thrilling rides and attractions and exciting entertainment experiences, including character meet-and-greets, dance performances, photo opportunities and more. MOTIONGATE™ Dubai has five distinct zones: 

  • The Studio Central, at the park’s entry boulevard, replicates ‘real’ working movie sets and has services and shops to prepare guests for the day. 
  • The Columbia Pictures Zone features seven film-themed rides and attractions including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania, Ghostbusters, The Green Hornet, Underworld, and Zombieland
  • The DreamWorks Zone is entirely indoors, featuring rides and attractions inspired by animated hits How to Train your Dragon, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, and Shrek
  • The Lionsgate Zone features The Hunger Games-inspired Capitol Bullet Train roller coaster, the Panem Aerial Tour, 4D hovercraft motion simulator, as well as two new roller coasters: Now You See Me: High Roller and John Wick: Open Contract 
  • The Smurfs Village Zone includes rides, attractions and play area for young children and families, all inspired by the popular cartoon franchise.