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10 August 2019 10:00 pm

Eid Al Adha 2019 events and activities in Qatar

Khadiza Begum
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The festive vibe of Eid Al Adha has already begun to take over the airwaves in Doha and with another long weekend in Qatar gracing us soon, residents will face a fun-filled range of Eid experiences. With an unrivalled line-up of entertainment from fascinating mall shows, to exciting outdoor activities and night skies full of fantastic fireworks, there is surely something for everyone. So if you’re looking for interesting things to do during the holidays, we’ve got you covered! Scroll all the way down and explore our huge list of activities that will make this Eid Al Adha one for all the family to join in with, and remember forever.

Katara Cultural Village

Eid Celebrations at Katara Cultural Village

The Cultural Village Foundation – Katara is all set to host different kinds of fascinating events and activities during the Eid Al Adha holidays from 11 August to 14 August. The activities will start from 4 pm and will run until 10 pm.

In addition to that, an art exhibition is running at Katara and some 3D shows will be screened during Eid holidays. Check details below.

Al Markhiya Gallery - 50x50 Exhibition Pt.6

Location: Katara Art Center, Building 5
Dates: 16 July to 6 September 2019
Timings: 10:00AM - 10:00PM
Organizer: Qatar Museum
Fee: Free of charge

Dawn of the Space Age 3D

Enjoy watching the wonderful 3D show "Dawn of the Space Age

Location: Katara, AL-Thuraya Planetarium, Building 41
2nd Day of Eid, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The perfect little planet

Discover our solar system through a different set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect holiday spot.

Location: Katara, AL-Thuraya Planetarium, Building 41
Date: 3rd Day of Eid
Timings: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The astronaut 3D

Location: Katara, AL-Thuraya Planetarium, Building 41
4th Day of Eid, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*3D shows are open to all ages. Registration at the entrance of the Planetarium. Arrive 30 minutes before the show. Seats are limited and in order of arrival)

Souq Waqif and Souq Al Wakrah

Qatar’s most popular cultural tourism landmarks Souk Waqif, Souk Al Wakra will bring more joy to residents and visitors during Eid holidays. To bring the spirit of traditional Eid celebrations, both souks will have activities that will last for five days from 5 pm to 11 pm.

Dates: 12 August - 16 August
Timings: 5 pm - 11 pm
Price: Each game QR 10

Summer Entertainment City

The Entertainment City at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre will reopen on August 9 to provide Eid al-Adha holiday-goers with another one-of-its-kind entertainment experience. The City hosts some of the world’s most-advanced VR simulators, gaming stations and themed gaming areas, including Pac-Man, Beat Sabers, and FIFA.

Details:

Dates: 9 August - 23 August
Timings: Saturday to Wednesday from 13:30 pm to 23:00 pm,
Thursday and Friday from 13:00 pm to 23:00 pm

Mall activities

Shopping malls taking part in the ongoing 'Summer in Qatar' have lined up an array of entertainment activities for the whole family. Mall-goers can enjoy a number of shows which will rotate around the participating malls including Doha Festival City, Mall of Qatar, Lagoona Mall, Landmark Mall, Gulf Mall, Tawar Mall, AlKhor Mall, Hyatt Plaza, and Al Mirqab Mall from the first to the seventh day of Eid. Check out below all the exciting mall activities.

Mall of Qatar

Exploit every minute during Eid holidays and have cheerful times with your family and friends at the Mall of Qatar. You can enjoy singing along with different famous characters, meet and greet Paw Patrol, Dora and much more. Check out below the details to meet your favourite characters.

Spongebob Sing Along

Day 1 - Day 5 - 12:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 6:30 pm
Day 6 - 10:00 am, 2:45 pm, 5:15 pm
Day 7 - 12:00pm, 3:30 pm, 6:30pm

Paw Patrol Sing Along

Day 1 to Day 5 - 12:40pm, 4:15 pm, 7:15pm
Day 6 - 10:45 am, 3:30 pm, 5:45 pm
Day 7 - 12:40pm, 4:15 pm, 7:15 pm

Nickelodeon Rocks

Day 1 to Day 5 - 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Day 6 - 1:30pm, 4:00 pm, 6:30 pm
Day 7 - 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm

Meet & Greet - Dora

Day 1 - Day 5: 2.35 pm
Day 6 - 2.05 pm
Day 7 - 2.35 pm

Meet & Greet - Paw Patrol

Day 1 to Day 5 - 2.35 pm
Day 6 - 2.05 pm
Day 7 - 2.35 pm

Meet & Greet - Spongebob

Day 1 to Day 5 - 8.35 pm
Day 6 - 7.05 pm
Day 7 - 8.35 pm

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 9 August 2019
Timings: 9:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 8 August 2019
Timings: 2:30 - 3:00 pm

Summer In Qatar - Raffle Draw

16 August, 9.30 pm

Al Mirqab Mall

Visitors to Mirqab Mall will enjoy Ugly Dolls as well as the Avengers meet and greet. In addition to that, there will be another show called the Carnival.

The Carnival

Day 1 to Day 4 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:10 pm, 9:00 pm- 10:10 pm

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 9 August 2019
Timings: 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Dates: 1 August - 14 Agust
Timings: 4:30 - 5:00pm

Al Khor Mall

Al Khor Mall is hosting a bunch of activities and events for kids and adults like the magic show, bubble show, henna, face painting. In addition, there will be Charley Chaplin Act, Meet and Greet with different characters. Check out the details below.

Charlie Chaplin Act

1st Day and 2nd Day of Eid (6:00 pm - 6:20 pm and
8:00pm - 8:20pm)

Magic show

1st Day to 3rd Day of Eid
Timings: 6:40 pm - 7:10 pm and 8:20 pm - 8:50 pm

Bubble show

1st Day to 3rd Day of Eid
7:10 pm - 7:40 pm
8:50 pm - 9:15 pm

Henna and Face Painting

1st Day to 3rd Day of Eid
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Angry Birds Roaming Characters

10 August, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 10 August 2019
Al Khor Mall- 9:00 to 9:30 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Date: 13 August
Al Khor: 9:00 - 9:30pm

Under the Sea Roaming Characters

Dates: 11 August - 14 August
Timings: 9:00 - 9:30 pm

Tawar Mall

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Tawar Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in Qatar, will host a wide range of activities as part its Eid Al-Adha festivities, including Circus Roaming Act, Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet at its establishments.

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 8 August 2019
Timings: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Date: 12 August
Timings: 3:30 - 4:00pm

Under the Sea Roaming Characters

Date: 13 August
Timings: 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 10 August 2019
Timings: 9:00 - 9:30 pm

Campus Kick-Off

Dates: 9 August to 10 August

Hyatt Plaza

Hyatt plaza has several shows in store for visitors including Meet & Greet with characters, circus roaming act and a Cinderalla story stage show.

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 8 August 2019
Timings: 9:30 - 10 pm

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 9 August 2019
Timings: 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Dates: 11 August - 14 Agust
Timings: 2:30 pm - 3:00pm

Cinderella Story

Theatrical Play, Games, Meet and Greet)
Dates: 11 August - 15 August
Timings: 1st show: 5 pm - 6 pm (Arabic), 2nd show: 8 pm - 9 pm (English), 3rd show: 10 pm - 11 pm

Under the Sea Roaming Characters

Dates: 12 August - 15 August
Timings: 2:30 - 3:00pm

Landmark Mall

Apart from Meet & Greet with the famous characters, Landmark mall will have a balloon drop show on the very first day of Eid Al Adha.

Balloon Drop

First day of Eid at 7.30 pm

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 8 August 2019
Landmark Mall- 6:30 pm- 6:00 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Date: 12 August
Timings: 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Under the Sea Roaming Characters

Date: 13 August
Timings: 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 10 August 2019
Timings: 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class retail, entertainment, and dining destination, will celebrate Eid Al Adha with a series of activities. From the Lego Festival, Gaming Festival to different dazzling events will make sure to satisfy all ages and tastes.

LEGO Festival

Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination is hosting the first of its kind LEGO Festival running until 17 September 2019.

The festival features six LEGO activities in 4 different zones spread across Festival City and has a variety of experiences from creative brick building to instructed challenges and physical activations for visitors to engage with. To more about this festival, click HERE

Location: Doha Festival City
Date: 30 July - 17 September 2019
Time: 02:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.dohafestivalcity.com/home

Gaming Festival

Location: Doha Festival City - Virtuocity The Region's Gaming Capital
Dates: 8-10 August
Timings: 10 am - 10 pm
Fee: Free of charge

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 10 August 2019
Timings: 3:30 to 4 pm

The Launch Of Angry Birds 2 Movie

Location: Doha Festival City, Trimoo Parks
Dates and timings: Beginning of August

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 8 August 2019
Timings: 9:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Date: 12 August
Timings: 9:00 - 9:30 pm

The Mall

The Mall is presenting Circus Roaming Act, Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet, The Avengers (Meet and Greet), and Under the Sea Roaming to entertain its visitors.

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 8 August 2019
Timings: 5:00 - 5:30 pm

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 9 August 2019
Timings: 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Dates: 11 August - 14 Agust
Timings: 7:00 - 7:30pm

Under the Sea Roaming Characters

Dates: 12 August - 15 August
Timings: 7:00 - 7:30pm

Lagoona Mall

Lagoona Mall, Qatar’s one of the sophisticated and stylish shopping destinations will be hosting a series of events designed to flare up the sense of festivity and merriment of Eid Al Adha to entertain customers and visitors. From "Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet" to "The Little Mermaid Show" there will be some other lovely events to create a fun-filled atmosphere.

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 10 August 2019
Timings: 6:00 to 6:30 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Date: 13 August
Timings: 4:30 - 5:00pm

Under the Sea Roaming Characters

Dates: 11 August - 14 August
Timings: 4:30 - 5:00pm

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 9 August 2019
Timings: 6:00 to 6:30 pm

The Little Mermaid Show

Location: Lagoona Mall
Dates: 11 August - 15 August
Timings: 3:30PM - 4:30PM , 6:30PM - 7:30PM, 9:30PM - 10:30PM

Gulf Mall

The Gulf Mall will hold activities for children like Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet, The Avengers (Meet and Greet), Under the Sea Roaming and Circus Roaming Act.

Ugly Dolls Meet and Greet

Date: 10 August 2019
Timings: 3:30 to 4:00 pm

The Avengers (Meet and Greet)

Date: 13 August
Timings: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Under the Sea Roaming Characters

Dates: 11 August - 14 August
Timings: 6:30 pm - 7:00pm

Circus Roaming Act

Date: 9 August 2019
Timings: 9:00 to 9:30 pm

Other Events

Qatar National Convention Centre

BlueMan Group

Location: QNCC
August 14 & 15 - 7:30PM
August 16 & 17 - 4:30PM & 8:30PM
Website: https://tixbox.com/en/

Doha Comedy Festival Presents: Omid Djalili, Nemr & Hamad Al-Amar

Location: QNCC
Date: 15 August
Timings: 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Website: https://tickets.virginmegastor...

Kadim Al Saher Concert 1

Location: QNCC
Date and time: 16 August, 7.30 pm

Kadim Al Saher Concert 2

Location: QNCC,
17 August, Timing: 7.30 pm

Education City Summer Membership Program

Enjoy access to a wide variety of world-class facilities and lots of free activities this summer in Education City at the satellite campuses in Al Khor and Msheireb until 17 August. Activities include football pitches, swimming pools, gyms, indoor and outdoor multi-purpose courts, with designated times for women, and much more. Tours of Education City to explore other available offers and activities.

Event details:

Location: Education City
Dates: 4 June - 17Aug, 2019
Timings: based on Education City Timings
Fee: 50 QR for Single Membership, 375QR for Couples Membership,
500 QR for Family Membership (2 Adults plus 4 Children)
Registration Link: cvent.com/d/0yqjyq

Net Sculptures

Location: National Museum of Qatar
Galleries and Learning Studio
Dates: 7 August - 10 August
Artist: Maryam Al Maadhadi
Languages: Arabic/English
Ages: 14 years and upwards
Booking: Required. 15 spaces available. Booking at [email protected]
Fees: QAR 250. Payment details upon registration.

The Kuwaiti play Khutuat AlShaytan

Location: Qatar National Theatre
Date: First day of Eid

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