Candy, costumes and a fun run: City Centre Me’aisem gears up for a 12-day Halloween celebration

Candy, costumes and a fun run: City Centre Me’aisem gears up for a 12-day Halloween celebration

⦁ The mall’s elaborate Halloween celebration will feature trick or treating, magic shows, creative workshops, and much more
⦁ UAE’s first ever Halloween fun run hosted by radio personality Kris Fade happening on 2 November
⦁ Chances to win prizes such as an iPad, PlayStation, and Xbox as part of the costume competition
⦁ Celebrity personality Magic Phil to judge costume competition

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 27 2019: Glowing pumpkins, slimy handprints and other spooky sights will be taking over City Centre Me’aisem this month for a 12-day Halloween celebration between October 22 and November 2. With a wide variety of events happening daily, children can embrace the Halloween spirit as parents browse the mall’s diverse retail offering.

Alongside a programme of immersive workshops, visitors have multiple opportunities to dust off their favourite Halloween costume and get in the spirit of the season.

As part of the celebrations, City Centre Me’aisem, will hold the UAE’s first Halloween Fun Run bright and early at 7:30 am on 2 November in the parking of the mall. Hosted by radio personality Kris Fade, the event is set to be a lively and playful experience where kids will be challenged to complete as many laps of the parking lot as possible within an hour. Winners prizes include three major cash and retail vouchers, while all participants will receive a certificate, medal, refreshments and goodie bags from Carrefour.

Meanwhile, radio celebrity Magic Phil will preside over a costume competition that invites kids to dust off their witch hats and skeleton suits for the chance to win prizes including an iPad, PlayStation, and Xbox. True to his name, the entertainer will also enthral visitors with his Halloween and magic-inspired shows during five days of the celebration.

Throughout the 12 days, kids can step into a dedicated activation space and find themselves immersed in the mysterious, otherworldly elements of Halloween. In various workshops they can make their own Halloween keepsakes such as gooey slime and pumpkin-shaped purses. Curiosity and marvel will surely spark as children also wonder what’s bubbling at the Mad Science shows.

As the celebration draws to a close, kids can then satisfy their sweet tooth as they’re presented with a Halloween basket on entering the mall, to trick or treat while strolling from one retailer to another.

All parents need to do to get access to all these workshops and events is spend AED200 at stores including Carrefour and AED100 at stores excluding Carrefour.

Maryam Ahli, Mall Manager at City Centre Al Shindagha said: “Halloween is the perfect time for even more family fun inside City Centre Me’aisem, and we’re going big with 12 unmissable days of energetic and creative events. As we kick off our first Halloween celebration, we cannot wait to see skeletons, pumpkins, witches, and who knows what else walk through our doors as parents shop and celebrate with us.”

City Centre Me’aisem’s Halloween celebration schedule is as follows:

Date Event
October 22 Fluffy Monsters Workshop (4-9pm)
October 23 Mummy Mason Jar Workshop (4-9pm)
October 24 Spider Lolly Workshop (4-4:30pm)
Young Wizard Show (5:30-6pm)
Gooey Slime Workshop (6:30-7pm)
Spooky Science Show (8-8:30pm)
October 25 Spooky Science Show (4-4:30pm)
Gooey Slime Workshop (4:30-5pm)
Young Wizard Show (6:30-7pm)
Magic Phil Show, with Meet and Greet (8-8.30pm)
October 26 Gooey Slime Workshop (4-4:30pm)
Spooky Science Show (5-5:30pm)
Magic Phil Show (6-6:30pm)
Magic Phil Meet and Greet (8-8:30pm)
October 27 Witch Potion Workshop (4-9pm)
October 28 Spooky Stressballs Workshop (4-9pm)
October 29 Pumpkin Purse Workshop (4-9pm)
October 30 Spiderweb Workshop (4-9pm)
October 31 Gooey Slime Workshop (4-4:30pm)
Young Wizard Show (5-5:30pm)
Magic Phil show (6-6:30pm)
Magic Phil Meet & Greet (8-8:30pm)
November 1 Trick or Treating (3-6pm)
Costume Competition, hosted by Magic Phil (6-8pm)
Magic Phil Show, with Meet and Greet (8-8:30pm)
November 2 Halloween Run (7-8:30am)
Gooey Slime Workshop (4-4:30pm)
Spooky Science Show (5-5:30pm)
Magic Phil show (6-6:30pm)
Magic Phil Meet & Greet (8-8:30pm)

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