Things To Do in Doha this Eid al-Adha: August 27 - September 3

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An early Eid Mubarak to everyone! 
If you’re not traveling for Eid al-Adha, there’s a lot you can do in celebration of the festive occasion right here in Doha! Check out our events roundup for some inspiration! From Eid festivals to acrobatic performances, kayaking to comedy festivals, we’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! For more information visit iloveqatar.net/events 

Eid al-Adha Edition (August 27 Sunday - September 3 Sunday)

Eid Al Adha Festival at Katara — Friday till September 4

Celebrate this Eid at the Katara Eid Al-Adha Festival! Experience ancient history and the beauty of the Arabian wonders and tales through breathtaking performances that integrate theatrical drama with reality!

1st Show: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Eidiyet Katara: 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
2nd Show: 7:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eidiyet Katara: 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm
3rd Show: 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fireworks: 9:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Katara Cultural Village

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm

For more information visit: http://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Festivals/Eid%20Al%20Adha%20Festival/2306

Acrobatic Ballet Group — Friday till September 5

There are a lot of amazing performances happening around Doha this Eid! Experience a performance full of grace, talent, and skill with the Acrobatic Ballet Group at various malls in Qatar! 

Day 1 of Eid at Al Khor Mall
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm, 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Day 2 of Eid at Mall of Qatar
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Day 3 of Eid at Al Khor Mall
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm, 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Day 4 of Eid at Mall of Qatar
2:00pm – 2:30pm, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Day 5 of Eid at Lagoona Mall
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm, 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed 

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Listed above

Time: Listed above

For more information visit: https://www.visitqatar.qa/calendar

Eid Paddling Festival — Friday till September 9

An extra special Full Moon Kayaking at the Al Thakhira Mangroves for Eid al-Adha is probably one of the best outdoor adventures you’ll experience in Qatar! You can invite your friends, socialize, and even prepare your BBQ on the beach! Don't miss it, wind and tides conditions are perfect! 

You will be given a tour about the area and you'll learn about the history and significance of mangroves in the ecosystem. You can choose any day between September 1 and 9 to participate in the kayaking adventure.

  • Meet at 4:00 pm at Al Meera in Al Thakhira
  • American Coast Guard certified lifejackets and a mandatory paddling lesson will be provided. 
  • Portable toilets, changing rooms, water, juice, electricity will all be available!

Ticket purchase: At the door

Price: Adults with BBQ setup QR 250 / Adults without BBQ setup, QR 200 / Kids under 12, QR 120 QR / Kids under 6, QR 80 - 10% off for groups of more than 10 people
Registration: To register, visit entalek.rezdy.com (payment is NOT online)
Venue: Al Thakhira Mangroves, Al Khor 

Time: 4:00 am

For more information visit: http://www.discoverarabia.com
Contact: WhatsApp Lorelei (+974) 66645395


Eid al-Adha Promotions

Eid Staycation at the Sheraton — Everyday till September 2

Sheraton Grand Doha is passionate about creating amazing escapes for the whole family to enjoy during Eid Al-Adha. Cherish quality time together in one of the Sheraton’s luxurious rooms, while maximizing your time at the extensive landscaped gardens and private beach. Delve into an endless buffet of delicious world flavors for breakfast or brunch at Al Hubara. Indulge even more on your favorite holiday pastimes, in the lap of luxury with the Sheraton’s heartfelt hospitality.

• Rate: QR 955 (single / double)
• Add: QR 300 brunch for TWO or QR 200 brunch for ONE
• Period: August 30th – September 2nd
• Breakfast for two Adults and up to two children under 6 years old
• 50% discount on breakfast rate for children between 6 – 12 years old


Location: Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel
Tel: (+974) 4485 4444
Email: sheraton.doha@sheraton.com
Website: https://facebook.com/sheratongranddoha/

Eid Holiday offer at W Doha Hotel — Everyday till September 30

Why go far this Eid Al-Adha when you can relax right here in Doha? With the W Doha’s Eid holidays package you'll enjoy:

  • Breakfast at Market restaurant
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • 20% dining and spa discount
  • Rates from QR 599 per room per night

Offer valid until September 30, 2017.


Location: W Doha Hotel & Residences
Tel: (+974) 4453 5000
Website: http://www.whoteldoha.com/Eid

Iftar Buffet at Vine, St. Regis — Thursday, August 31

Celebrate Eid Al-Adha at Vine Restaurant, located at the opulent St. Regis Hotel, where the Arabian spirit is embodied in all its glory.

Indulge yourself with a lavish buffet showcasing Arabian and International dishes, as well as an array of delicious desserts.

Date: 31 August 2017 | Sunset to 11:00 pm
Price: QR 150 per person inclusive of soft beverages; half price for children aged 4 to 11


Location: St Regis, West Bay, Doha
Tel: (+974) 4446 0000
Email: doha.butler@stregis.com
Website: http://www.stregisdoha.com/eid

Celebrate Eid al Adha at The Ritz-Carlton — Everyday till September 5

This Eid, choose between a delectable brunch or an appetizing buffet selection at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha! 

Eid Al Adha Brunch

Buffet choice of hot and cold mezzeh, Middle Eastern food and desserts. Interactive sessions for kids.
Price: QR 350 per person inclusive of house beverages, QR 195 inclusive of soft beverages, QR 100 for kids aged 5-12 years.
When: 31 August and 1 September, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Eid Al Adha Buffet

Highlights: Lunch and dinner options. Buffet, international cuisine.
Price: QR 350 per person inclusive of house beverages, QR 195 inclusive of soft beverages, QR 100 for kids aged 5 – 12 years.
When: 2 – 5 September, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm


Location: The Ritz-Carlton, West Bay, Doha
Tel for reservations: (+974) 4484 8000
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ritzcarltondoha/

Other Events


Summer Entertainment City Concerts: Gloc-9 & Jona Viray — September 2


All our fellow Kabayans will love this! Check out Gloc9 and Jona Viray LIVE here in Doha on September 2, 2017 at Summer Entertainment City!

Jonalyn "Jona" Roxas Viray is a Filipino singer and an occasional actress; she is the first Pinoy Pop Superstar Grand winner.

Gloc-9 is an award-winning Filipino rapper. His fast-flowing vocal style has made him one of the most successful hip-hop artists in the Philippines!

Terms & Conditions

1. The concert ticket is inclusive of an entry wrist band of QR 15 to Summer Entertainment City.

2. The entry wrist band can be redeemed only on 2nd September between 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm

3. The entry wrist band cannot be used for any other day of the Summer Entertainment City

4. The access to the Summer Entertainment City is through Gate 3 or Gate 4. No access to the Summer Entertainment City from the concert hall.

5. F&B and retail purchases cannot be made using the entry wrist band of Summer Entertainment City.

6. Funds on the entry wrist band at Summer Entertainment City cannot be redeemed on the following days.

7. For further inquiries, kindly contact the Q-TICKETS customer care @ 4406 9090 or email us at info@q-tickets.com.

Ticket purchase: Online

Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)
Time: 6:00 pm

For more information visit: http://www.summerentcity.com

Doha Comedy Festival — September 3

Book your tickets for The Doha Comedy Festival ASAP before tickets run out! 

The Doha Comedy Festival is back for a 4th edition! Hosted by Hamad Al-Amari, the comedic lineup includes world-renowned comedian Maz Jobrani, the biggest English speaking comedian in India, Vir Das, the king of Lebanese comedy Nemr, and the pioneer of Palestinian-American standup comedy Mo Amer! This cultural mashup is sure to crack you up!

Ticket purchase: Online

Price: QR 45 Silver, QR 99 Gold, QR 149 Platinum, QR 199 VIP, QR 395 Royal
Time: 8:00 pm
Website: https://tickets.virginmegastore.me/qa/music/5047/doha-comedy-festival

Heya Summer Edition — Everyday till September 5


Fashion lovers, get ready for a summer edition of the Heya Exhibition! 

Fashion enthusiasts and shoppers will find pop-up shops for popular Qatari fashion names such as Harlienz, Debaj and Al Dukan. Other participants include Moda de Malika, Asma Design, Moudi Boutique, Sarmad, New Concept, Zajel Design, Al Khoose, Sheen Design, Silva’s Dresses, Violin and Black Elegant.

The exhibition’s second rotation will follow between August 30 and September 5 showcasing a different collection of contemporary modest fashion, including abayas, kaftans, jalabiyas, haute couture gowns and accessories. 

For every QR 200 spent at any of the pop-up shops, shoppers can enter the QSF mega raffle draw being held on the final day of QSF (5 September) and have a chance to win one of 10 exciting cash prizes or a super luxury car.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Mall of Qatar 
Time: 10:00 am onwards

For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/dczqtr/ 

Qatar Summer Festival Entertainment City — Everyday till September 5

ICYMI: Have fun this summer at Qatar Summer Festival’s Entertainment City! Awesome rides, tons of games, life-size fun, and even live shows EVERY day! It’s non-stop entertainment at the QSF Entertainment City!

Ticket purchase: At the door

Price: QR 15 to enter

Venue: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center

Time: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

For more information visit: https://www.visitqatar.qa/calendar/events-calendar/june/entertainment-city.html

Tamim the glorious by Ahmed Almaadheed — Everyday till September 10

ICYMI: You know the amazing images of the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani all over Doha? The W Hotel Doha and Ahmed bin Majed bring you the art exhibition you’ve been waiting for! You can see the original piece and more of Ahmed bin Majed’s work at the W Doha! He’s added a number of new images — so be sure to check it out!



Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: W Hotel Doha, 29th floor

Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Skate Girls of Kabul Exhibition — Everyday till October 21


ICYMI: Check out the super compelling photo exhibition by Jessica Fulford-Dobson, the Skate Girls of Kabul. This exhibition tells the extraordinary story of Afghan girls who took up skateboarding, thanks to an Afghan charity that provides skate parks as a hook to get children from disadvantaged families back into the educational system.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Katara Cultural Village
Time: Saturday - Thursday: 8:00pm to 12:00 am, Friday - closed



Which events will you be attending this week? Comment below!