65,000sqft Zombie Apocalypse Park set to open in mid-2020
Nakheel Malls, the retail arm of master developer Nakheel, has announced a collaboration with Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club to create a giant zombie-themed entertainment zone, featuring more than 12 activities and attractions, at The Night Market atDeira Islands.
Zombie Apocalypse Park (ZAP) is the first of its kind in the UAE. It features a line up of live acts, battles and events, powered by glow in the dark technology. Activities include paintball games, escape games, VR 9D cinema, haunted house, axe throwing, archery, haunted corn mazes, air soft battle games, laser tag, trampolines, target shooting, zombie apocalypse attack and zombie runs.
The ZAP collaboration was cemented on June 27 at a signing ceremony led by Nakheel CEO Sanjay Manchanda and Joseph Estephan, general manager, Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club.
Set to open in mid-2020, the 65,000sqft fantasy land also has its own car park, zombie-themed café, party room for private events and a ZAP activities shop.
“We are committed to creating unique, unforgettable experiences, attractions and facilities at our existing and upcoming retail developments. The Zombie Apocalypse Park will be a huge draw at The Night Market, attracting tourists, businesses and schools for team-building events and families and individuals for a new kind of entertainment. We are delighted to partner with Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club for this exciting new venture at our latest retail project,” said Omar Khoory, managing director of Nakheel Malls.
The Night Market is one of a range of Nakheel retail, leisure and hospitality projects at Deira Islands. It will be the world’s largest night market, with over 5,000 waterfront shops, restaurants, cafes and attractions, and more than 3,000 parking spaces. Construction on the project is complete, with landscaping, water features and other finishing touches in progress.
“Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club aspires to be recognised as the leader in providing high quality facilities in sports, recreation and hospitality, delivering diversified, innovative and unforgettable experiences for individuals, families and companies. With this collaboration, we are expanding our reach to provide a phenomenal entertainment experience at The Night Market and are honoured to be partnering up with Nakheel Malls,” added Joseph Estephan.