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  • Things to Do in Cairo This Halloween

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    Alright. Here we go again. Halloween has arrived and there are few things that the city’s clubbing collective like more than to dress up in silly costumes and do, well, silly things with silly people. As always, Cairo’s bars, clubs and venues have obliged with all manner of Halloween event – check out our Halloween picks, yo.

    HALLOWEEN WEEKEND @ THE TEMPLE
    (Thursday/Friday)
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    The Temple has come into its own lately with its own events and parties and this Halloween, the Nile-side Giza venue is hosting a double-whammy of ghoulish fun, spanning over Thursday and Friday.
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    HEROES & VILLAINS @ O BAR
    (Friday)
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    The first of two big Halloween events taking place at Fairmont Nile City, O Bar is channeling all things heroic and villainous with a special heroes-and-villains-themed shindig with the services of DJs Fadi El Nemr and the club’s resident, Irma.
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    THRILLER @ CAIRO JAZZ CLUB
    (Friday)
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    Cairo Jazz Club’s Halloween parties are the stuff of legends and if previous years are anything to go by, this is shaping up to be one hell of a party. A Squared and Gawdat provide the music on a what will be a night of surprises.|
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    SCARY RIVER @ RIVERSIDE
    (Friday)
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    Few venues in Cairo have been as busy as Riverside this month, with October seeing the Zamalek venue host special events with everyone from Massar Egabri, to Nesma Mahgoub. Scary River is set to end the month on a high-note with DJ Fuzzy & Ayman Nageeb  taking to the decks.
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    UPTOWN THRILLER @ UPTOWN CAIRO
    (Friday)
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    There’s frightening family fun to be had Uptown Cairo this year, with Uptown Thriller set to bring together food, drink, entertainment and other activities under one roof.
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    ABO @ ROOM ART SPACE
    (Friday)
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    One of the more ‘chill’ Halloween events this weekend sees singer-songwriter, Abo, take to the stage at Garden City’s ROOM Art Space; it’s like, “wear a costume, don’t wear a costume, whatever. It’s Abo.”
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    COME AS YOU ARE: BANDAOKE NIGHT @ THE TAP
    (Saturday

    The Tap is doing Halloween a little different, with the Maadi bar welcoming costumed attendees to special ‘bandaoke night’, Come As You Are which is set to offer the inhibition-less a chance to take on some karaoke with local band, Minus One, backing them up.
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    HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY @ SAIGON RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
    (Saturday)
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    There are very few occasions that Fairmont Nile City’s Saigon misses out on (this year, they’ve celebrated Michal Buble’s birthday among other things) and Halloween this year is lead by the one and only, Ahmed Harfoush.
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    HIDDEN FORREST @ VENUE LOUNGE & BAR
    (Saturday)
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    Granted, Venue Lounge & Bar isn’t the hippest spot in town, but you can’t argue with the line-up at Hidden Forrest – a line-up that will see Abou Samra, Ouzo, M. Fayek and Hussein Gamal provide the music.
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    HALLOWEEN 2015 @ AFTER EIGHT
    (Saturday)
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    Love it, hate it, meh it, After Eight is one of the most enduring nightlife venues in Downtown Cairo and things are known to get messy in the best of ways on Halloween – expect more of the same this year.
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    There are, of course, plenty of non-Halloween events to be enjoyed across the city this weekend, too – check out the Cairo Gossip events calendar for more.

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