Motiongate Dubai, the Middle East’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park, is giving Ghostbusters fans a chance to go behind the scenes this October and relive the movie franchise through a range of immersive experiences, including a new ride, a live musical show and a themed family diner.
The new attractions will debut at the Sony Pictures Studios section of the park, which is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts.
As a tribute to the original classic 1980s movie, Ghostbusters: Battle for New York is an interactive, trackless dark ride that transports guests to the rooftops of New York City, where the paranormal activity begins aboard your very own Ecto-Pod vehicle.
Armed with a ghost-blasting proton pack, guests are inducted as honorary Ghostbuster with one goal: to exterminate Slimer, Gozer the Destructor, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and other sinister beings.
Guests can continue playing their role and join in the festivities alongside the Ghostbusters boy band – a live musical show where song, dance, humour and photo opportunities are on offer.
Finally, for some ghostly fare, the family can head to Slimer’s Diner and grab some fun, movie-themed food including green-slimed slush.
“Ghostbusters is a classic film that has transpired generations over the past 30 years, and Motiongate Dubai is finally giving the world the chance for guests to immerse themselves into the film through a world-class Ghostbusters ride, the Ghostbusters live street show and a themed diner,” said Stanford Pinto, chief parks operating officer for Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Scheduled to open in October this year, Motiongate Dubai is part of the larger Dubai Parks and Resorts, which will also feature Bollywood Parks Dubai, Legoland Dubai, Riverland Dubai and Lapita Hotel all in one massive destination.