Things To Do in Doha This Week: August 14-20

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Check out our top picks of events in Doha this week! Whether you're in the mood for fun activities or laughs, we've got you covered.

August 14 - Sunday

Qatar Summer Festival 2016 – 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!

From August 1-31 come “Color Your Summer” at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center with a spectacle of fun, creativity and smiles!

Ticket purchase and price:
-Fun Pass: QR120 per person
-Entrance Pass: QR15 per person
Time: 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Visit their website for more details:http://www.decc.qa/event/qatar-summer-festival-2016-entertainment-city/

Splash & Dash

Beginner or Pro, Splash & Dash has something for everyone. The popular swimming and running open sessions are back in the new season of Aspire Splash and Dash annual event. The sessions will kick off in August and will be held twice a week (every Sunday and Wednesday) during the evening hours.

Splash and Dash is open for all male and female participants at least 9 years old. Participants must know how to swim in order to register in the swimming sessions.

Registration:
On-site registration (subject to availability) is open from August 3-31 at the Splash & Dash Registration Desk by the Dome main entrance reception.
-Registration from 3-10 August at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm.
-Registration from 11-31 August at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
-Online registration: http://www.lifeinaspire.qa/events/SplashandDash2015/index.aspx 

Price: QR10 per session (1 hour)
Time for sessions: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Sessions will take place at two of the main Aspire Dome facilities: the swimming pool and the athletic track.
Visit their website for more details: http://www.lifeinaspire.qa/eventdetails.aspx?lang=en&id=16#.V7BGqpN96b8

Qatar Dates Festival

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The Qatar Dates Festival at Souq Waqif showcases some of the popular varieties of dates produced by 18 local farms. Dates will also be sold at cheaper prices. The ministry is also exhibiting research projects at the festival. The festival will run from 12-14 August.

Price: Free
Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


August 16 - Tuesday

The Laughter Factory


If you’re looking for some good laughs, head over to the Laughter Factory at the Grand Hyatt Hotel this Tuesday! Tom Wrigglesworth, Marlon Davies and Christian Schulte-Loh are here for another hilarious tour in Doha!

Tickets: You can book online here http://thelaughterfactory.com/book-now/ or buy at the door.
Price:
QR140
Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Contact details: +971 50 8786 728
For more information: http://thelaughterfactory.com/event/the-best-in-international-stand-up-comedy-starring-tom-wrigglesworth-christian-hugo-and-marlon-davis-at-grand-hyatt-hotel-doha/ 

August 18-20 - Thursday - Saturday

Doha Comedy Festival 


Get ready for an evening full of great comedy! The Comedy Festival returns to
 the Qatar Summer Festival for a second year to host 18 of the best stand-up comedians in the Gulf and the Middle-East for three days. *Note: The performances will be solely in Arabic. 

Ticket Purchase: Online 
Prices:
Silver - QR145
Gold - QR 195
Platinum - QR295 
VIP - QR 395
Royal - QR 1000
Location: Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha - Theater
Time: 8:00 pm
Website:http://www.iloveqatar.net/redirectlink.php?link=https%3A%2F%2Ftickets.virginmegastore.me%2Fqa 

Looking forward to the events this week? Which events are you going to attend? Comment below!