Last updated on May 15th, 2013
Festival City, Dubai announced yesterday the launch of Casper Theme Park, the first of its kind in the Middle East.
The 6340 square feet of entertainment was launched in partnership with Kuwait based on the future child’s reception and Real Estate Company. It is expected that construction will begin soon and the theme park scheduled to open in the first quarter of next year.
Casper the friendly ghost, is a popular actor in the famous series of theatrical cartoons of the same name. As its name suggests, is a very friendly ghost who prefers making friends with people instead of scaring them. Currently, Casper is a $ 1 billion (Dh3.67bn) for retail, with over 60 years of heritage and a series of hit movies including a new TV series launching in 2009.
Casper Theme Park will be the first of its kind in the region has the largest in the Middle East monorail. A wide variety of the latest games and rides around the world, we offer a larger than life in Russia. The entertainment center will also have a cafe and gift shop with a huge collection of toys and souvenirs Casper.
Philip Evans, Director, Retail Leasing, Al Futtaim Group Real Estate, said: “Festival Center has always been recognized as a leader in entertainment. This success, along with some other interesting concepts that we will announce shortly, strengthens our conviction that Festival Center is the number one sales and leisure destination in Dubai. ”
Rasha Khalid Al Ghunaim, Chairman and Managing Director of the future child, said: “This is our first of many projects in Dubai. Reinvented Casper theme park entertainment in the region. We have maintained the high level of quality and sophistication as the Festival Center popular and it is hoped the creation of an entertainment center that will bring one of the most famous children’s characters closer to home. ”
Festival Centro has over 400 retailers, 60 restaurants, cafes and bars, a 12-screen Grand Festival Cinemas complex and parking for more than 10,000 cars.