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CairoScene Halloween Guide 2016

Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, voices whisper in the trees, "tonight is Halloween," and there are surely going to be a lot more trick-or-treaters than the neighborhood kids... Here's a guide on where to spot the ghosts and the gremlins roaming around this time of the year.

Is there a goblin by your window, and a monster at your door? The pumpkin on your table keeps smiling more and more? The ghost who haunts your bedroom, and the witch whose face is green, all used to be your family, until they dressed for Halloween? When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours during the scariest time of the year. Ok, we'll stop rhyming now and get on with letting you know about the sickest things to do this Halloween! From partying at the - haunted - Transylvania, sipping from goblets with Sherlock, to celebrating the 'Tapocalypse', there might actually be no tomorrow... Okay we couldn't help ourselves.  

Thursday October 27th

Transylvania @ The Clubhouse Uptown Cairo

Get your all black outfits and gorey makeup on, it's time to take on Halloween in style! Get ready to party it up in Uptown Cairo’s Transylvania this Thursday night with duo Disco Misr and boogie master Ramy DJunkie spinning you into spooky oblivion as you sip on spiked cocktails from the open bar.

Time: 9:30 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 01281689403

Void Vol. 2: Halloween @ Venue Lounge Club

Who says Halloween should only be celebrated on the last day of October? Kick the spookiness off with a Halloween special alongside Vidaloca from Barcelona, followed by Abou Samra, Baher, and Fayek.

Time: 9:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Reservations: 01206202927

Beach Halloween Party @ Ras Shitan

You do know 'Ras Shitan' literally translates to 'head of the devil', right? We'll take that as an indicator to how the dresscode should be looking like, and you do the same.

Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Reservations: 01028812267 or online here
Prices: 590 LE

Kids Halloween Costume Party @ Dunes Restaurant and Bar

This is where you drop off your kids to have their Halloween fun and you can then head off to get your own grown-up treat! They have spooky games and a best costume contest! We suggest you tag a nanny along. 

Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Reservations: 0106 207 7552
Prices: 75 LE for kids and 125 LE for adults

Halloween Party @ Grand Royal Alex Hotel

If you are reading this, then you are blissfully unaware of what is creeping up behind you… Gotcha! Dance to Thriller, Monster Mash Crawl, with the monsters of Halloween! 

Time: 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Reservations: 01150944114
Prices: 300 LE

Halloween W/ Amie @ Le Pacha 1901 West

Are you dressing like a hot sensual belly dancer this Halloween? Because Amie's already called dibs on that one, and she's also taken over the stage. Poor you.

Time: 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 01122208883

Friday October 28th

Halloween Carnevil @ Bella Figura

Bella Figura is throwing a huge Halloween party with music curated by The Horrible DJs, S.T.Z, Basel Aly, Hooka M. Badr, and T, and Halloween is the only day when it’s socially acceptable to be someone else you’re not! So who are you going to be at CarnEVIL?

Time: 9:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 01272228638 or 01001723260 or 01022166793

Halloween Party @ The Sherlock Holmes Pub, Ramses Hilton

Gremlins, goblins, witches, and eerie creatures await you on Friday for a spooktacular Halloween party where even Sherlock Holmes would be dressing up in scary outfits - so you have zero excuses not to show up in your most frightening attire! DJ Roger Tatossian, Nader Nelson, and Khaled El Sayes will be taking care of the tunes while you sip on ALL YOU CAN DRINK BEER and munch on a special spooky delicious menu!

Time: 8:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 02-23946902
Prices: 199 LE

Jeep Zombieball - Halloween @ New Marina Gouna

Zombies go "brahruahruahaains" and Jeep wants you to experience it firsthand with top class live entertainment under the Zombie Apocalypse theme! Start practicing, and for the ladies, we expect you to show up looking fine!

Time: 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Reservations: Online here

Halloween Market @ Point 90 Mall

From kids' stuff to home accessories, the Halloween Market at Point 90 will be making sure to supply you with everything you'll need to look super spooky, while DJ Hisham Yahia spins his sets! 

Start date: 28/10/2016
End date: 29/10/2016
Reservations: 01226181223 or 0106395112 or email info.theeve@gmail.com

Halloween Party @ Bikers Joint

Zamalek's favourite hangout spot, Bikers Joint, is going extra spooky this Halloween, and they aren't going to let you in without a costume so they're giving everyone masks anyway!

Time: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Reservations: 01110115150 or 01110140405
Prices: 70 LE including a meal and soda

Halloween Party W/ Awtar Quartet @ Osiris

It's the most freaky time of the year! Get your scary costumes ready but leave the makeup at home because artist Nina Kamal will be taking care of you with special spooky makeup art along with a photoshoot by Sarah Kandil, and magical tunes by Awtar Quartet.

Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Reservations: 01067363433
Prices: 40 LE, and an optional extra 100 LE for the makeup glam

Halloween Thriller Night @ Casino El Hamam

'Cause this is THRILLAAAR! Attention all ghosts and goblins, you're required to make a spooky appearance at Casino El Hamam this Halloween for a thrilling night with AKM and a special guest!

Time: 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Reservations: 01122229599 or 0235721299

Halloween Uptown Thriller @ Uptown Cairo

Uptown Thriller is back to haunt your dreams with its dark and sinister activities for your family and friends. Mark your calendars for a very scary night along the thrilling Uptown Cairo’s Street of Dreams. Get your costumes ready - cobwebs and all - and have a spine-chilling evening filled with eerie music and zombie-like dancing!

Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Reservations: Inbox Emaar Misr here

Aroussi & Aly B @ Zigzag

As spirits roam the neighbourhoods at night, let loose upon the Earth till it be light... well not the Earth, you're in Downtown's Zigzag and Aroussi's spinning with Aly B on Halloween's eve, but you get what we mean.

Time: 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 01275602411

Halloween Party @ Underground

The only thing you have to fear this Halloween is not being frightening enough. The spiderwebs and what lies beneath will be finding their way to the Underground, and we expect you to be dauntingly blending in. 

Time: 9:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 00201149990048 or 004915255854516
Prices: 100 LE

Halloween Neon Party @ Ras Shitan

This particular trip will be spine-chilling - but for a good cause. Half of the revenue will be donated to 57357 Hospital, while you spend two days/one night at the Seven Heaven camp disguising your identity behind neon body paint soaked up in Halloween vibes. Or you could just go for one day, get you glow party dose, and head back! 

Time: 2:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Reservations: 01144540144 or 01110121027 or email events@gocairo.net
Prices: The stay is for 450 LE, and for the party is for 100 LE

Halloween Camp @ Heliopolis Sporting Club

One day isn't enough to hunt down the ghouls and carve pumpkins! Exchange spooky tales around the campfire in a fun Halloween campout and we guarantee you'll totally forget you're actually located in Cairo and not in a bat cave.

Start date: 28/10/2016
End date: 29/10/2016
Reservations: 01208760000
Prices: for members is 550 LE, and for non-members is 600 LE

Halloween Night Ft. Dj Fedde & Mobzz @ 3 AM Lounge

Grizzly ghouls from every tomb are closing in to seal your doom this Halloween with DJ Fedde and DJ Mobbz taking over the decks for a night of spooky Asylum. The portal between our world and the land of eerie creatures will be opening from 10:30 PM to 3:30 AM! Limited spaces. Reserve now.

Time: 10:30pm - 3:30am
Reservations: 0106 4756 925 or 0100 4598 000

Halloween Night @ Beano's Café

The coffee smell will be extra alarming at Beano's all over the country in Maadi, Zamalek, and New Cairo, on Friday as the spookiest time of the year rolls around bringing lots of Halloween funsies!

Time: All day!

Saturday October 29th

Halloween Party @ SANE

Wasn't Halloween initially made to scare little kids? Before it became a yearly ritual that everyone took as an excuse to dress like a slutty bunny. Keeping it G-rated, bring your children along for a day filled with pumpkin fun and spooky (a word we use very often when referring to Halloween) funsies at Sane! They might go a bit insane though, just so you know - from all the sugar and whatnot. Just make sure their costumes are scary enough and they're good to go.

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Reservations: 010-01030364
Prices: 150 LE

Halloween Latin Night @ The Lodge

This certain party has no dress code. We contemplated not including it on our calendar nor on this awesome fucking guide. But we did. If you're a total party pooper, and not into dressing up on Halloween (sigh), then the Salsa Community is your place! Fancy up and go for a Latin night dancing bachata, merengue, kizomba, with no partner required!

Time: 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Reservations: +2 01068833553 or +2 01224163912

Halloween Kids Party @ FitZone Gym

Worried about your kid going trick-or-treating around the neighbourhood and you don't trust 3am 3abdo el bawab next door? FitZone is throwing a huge kids' party with candy, games, costume competition, and lots of Halloween funsies!

Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Reservations: 25170508/9 or 01010900829
Prices: Free

Monday October 31st

The Playpen Ft. Aguizi, Fahim & Mohasseb @ Cairo Jazz Club

Something wicked this way comes, and you’d better be ready for it in your wizard, Harley Quinn, and Abdo El Bawab attires because Cairo Jazz Club is daring you to enter their Halloween Playpen on the 31st with Aguizi & Fahim, along with Mohasseb, putting together the sickest scariest tunes that we guarantee will be giving you sweet, sweet nightmares. You are aware that costumes are mandatory, sa7?

Time: 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 02-33459939

Halloween Party @ The Garden Nile Front

Darkness falls across the land, and the midnight hour is close at hand. Creatures crawl in search of blood to terrorize y'alls neighbourhood. Better get ready for a thrilling night at The Garden Nile Front with DJ Fuzzy getting super spooky this Halloween.

Time: 9:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 01207001001

The Last Halloween Ft. Flash B @ The Tap East 

The Tap East's got news that there might be an apocalypse around the corner - yikes! Which is why they had no choice but to throw the BIGGEST HALLOWEEN PARTY EVER! Who would you want to be on your last day on Earth? We'd definitely love opting for a potato, but that's just how we usually dress up for the rest of the year, so we'll save it for a more special day. Watch your life flash before your eyes with Flash B pulling you to the dance floor with his funky hip hop tunes like there's no tomorrow! No costume = no entry.

Time: 9:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 01060000865
Prices: 200 LE

Halloween Night @ Color Beach Club

Get your skimpy outfits ready because we're sure nobody's going to judge you that much when the whole country's dressing up like slutty Harley Quinn and the mad Joker, because dressing up as Mr. Robot in a grey hoodie would be too shameful. DJ Moose is spinning the decks, so there's a costume idea!

Time: 11:30 PM - 3:30 AM
Reservations: 0120 729 5867 or 0102 169 9359

Spooky Circus Halloween @ Papas Beach Club

Clowns were already frightening enough, but for Halloween, the stilt walkers and the fire shows will be truly and utterly chilling! DJ Khaled Spin Khalifa, FOXX, and Bebo Bskf, will be keeping the ghouls within you - who should be out and about by then - breaking it out on the dance floor. They might literally break to pieces if that foul stench doesn't fail us.

Time: 11:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Reservations:  002 0106 883 3556 or 002 0106 883 3552

Horror Night Party @ Royal Maxim Kempinski

Something pretty wicked this way comes! You never know who's wearing a costume and who's just stepping out of the dens for a night of play, but don't let the creeps get to you! Have another green drink, and sink your teeth into pumpkin flesh, for the dance floor will be luring you into its ghostly darkness of the night.

Time: 9:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Reservations: 01065002681 or 01155574894 or 01152704948 or 01114810523
Prices: 300 LE

Zombies Halloween Party @ The Tap Maadi

Rockstars are secretly all zombies - talkin' to you, Freddy Mercury! You get a chance to become your very own favourite zombie rockstar this Halloween at The Tap Maadi. We do not recommend you choose Justin Beiber. We'll be so very disappointed.

Time: 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 010-16000558

Halloween Party W/ Lith K & ZAI @ Space Sharm

This Halloween party at Space Sharm is going to be out of this world! Bring your favourite green alien monsters out, and yes - you can tell everyone that's just your "costume."

Time: 11:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Reservations: 0111-0122020

Halloween Horror Night Party @ Bus Stop

If human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween. Let the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around, and the best costume competition push you into getting as creatively frightening as possible. DJ Carlos, Roam, Digital Buzz, Sicarios, and Wezza (Shaabi), will be controlling the gloomy tunes that will terrify you to dance! 

Time: 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Reservations: 01009665625
Prices: 350 LE

Halloween @ Vintage Bar, Renaissance Hotel

Going vintage is timeless! It sounds like a cool outfit for Halloween this year - because let's face it, Harley Quinn's has been done before. So was Joker.

Time: 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Reservations: 02-24063333

Halloween Party 2016 @ After Eight

The beast under your bed is sneaking out after eight for a a frighteningly good time in the middle of the city. DJ Morovitch and Tommy will be giving a special set for Halloween! Money prizes are up for grabs, along with FREE SHOTS for the best costumes. Get scary!

Time: 8:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Reservations: 0100 339 8000

Halloween Night @ Hakamoro

Farah Nasri's already in her costume, and she's only waiting for you to join her on the dancefloor!

Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Reservations: 01064444609