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Posted On: 6 November 2017 12:00 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:59 pm

Things To Do In Doha: November 5 - November 12

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Want to get over your weekend blues? ILQ can hook you right up! From comedy shows to ladies day at Losail, Red Bull drifting shows to jazz 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

November 5 Sunday — November 12 Sunday Loi Krathong Festival at Isaan — Sunday, Nov. 5

Celebrate the annual Thai festival of lights, Loi Krathong this evening at the Grand Hyatt Doha! Savor the ethnic culinary Thai delicacies, and rejoice in the popular good luck tradition by lighting a floating lantern and watch it drift peacefully on the water. In the evening, there will be an authentic Thai buffet with live Thai cooking stations and entertainment from our resident DJ Santiago Vittorelli.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: QR 299 for food and soft beverage, QR 399 for food and special beverage
Venue: Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas, West Bay Lagoon, Doha
Time: 7:00 pm
Contact: (+974) 4448 1250

Laugh Out Loud with Carvin H Goldstone — Monday, Nov. 6

Get ready to crack up & have a good time with Carvin H Goldstone, a famous South African comedian who will be performing right here in Doha!

The Durban based comedian has been nominated for three 2017 South African Comics Choice Awards including South African Comic of the year two years in a row. Previous winners are Trevor Noah and Loyiso Gola.

You and you friends will enjoy 50% off on sips & bites from 5:00 pm — 9:00 pm.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: QR 100
Venue: W Doha Hotel & Residences, second floor
Time: Doors open 5:00 pm, show starts at 8:30 pm
For more information visit:
Contact: (+974) 4453 5135

Ladies Training Days at Losail International Circuit — Tuesday, Nov. 7

Girls just wanna have fun! The Losail International Circuit will be hosting Ladies Training Days twice a month!

The Losail track will be open only for ladies to be able to exercise in one of the largest venues in Doha with privacy, as well as enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as cycling, walking, running or rollerblading.

Bicycles and gear will be available so ladies won’t have to bring their personal cycles from home. There will be special trainers available to provide yoga lessons, a mini-bootcamp; walking, jogging and other activities. There will also be an allocated area for children. A small rental fee for bicycles will be charged: QR 35 for 1st hour, QR 40 for 2nd hour.

You will be asked to complete a registration form and sign a waiver.

Distance: The Track is 5.31km long. You can do as many laps as you like during the scheduled time.

Security: There will be an abaya and bag check-in station. No men will be allowed inside the track area. CCTV will only be monitored by female staff.

*Please note only boys under 9 years of age will be allowed inside the track.*

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha
Time: 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Visit their website for more details:

Night Car Track Day at Losail - Friday, Nov. 10

Looking for an exhilarating experience? Check out the Night Car Track Day at Losail! Here's your chance to drive your car on tracks where world championships take place!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: QR 800 / day
Venue: Losail Circuit Sports Club
Time: 6:00 pm
For more information visit:
Email: [email protected]

Motorbike Track Day at the Losail Circuit Sports Club — Saturday, Nov. 11

Here's your chance to ride your bike on tracks where world championships take place! Check out Motorbike Track Day at the Losail Circuit Sports Club!

Ticket purchase: At the door
Price: QR 400 / day
Venue: Losail Circuit Sports Club
Time: 1:00 pm
For more information visit:
Contact: Email [email protected]

Red Bull Car Park Drift 2017 Qatar Qualifier — Friday, Nov. 10

The Red Bull Car Park Drift will have engines roaring out of Doha’s Dallah parking on the Corniche! The event is held under the support and supervision of Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF), and in partnership with Vodafone Qatar, Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co., Nissan and Losail Circuit Sports Club. Media partners include I Love Qatar, Qatar Living,, and Q Motor.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Dallah Parking, Doha Corniche
Time: 5:30 pm
For more information call: (+974) 5514 8750

Hospitality Qatar 2017 — Tuesday, Nov. 7 - Thursday, Nov. 9

Want to learn more about the hospitality sector in the region? Then you should check out Hospitality Qatar!

Hospitality Qatar 2017, Qatar’s premier International Hospitality and HORECA Trade Show, is a unique event in Qatar that attracts hospitality, food and beverage, and franchising stakeholders from across the region and the world at large, to capitalize on a multitude of opportunities that the hospitality industry presents. The show combines a vibrant exhibition zone, a highly-targeted B2B program, educational workshops, and lively concurrent events. In its 2016 edition, the show attracted 106 exhibitors representing 15 countries that showcased their HORECA supplies and services to 5,646 unique visitors.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free
Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, DECC
Time: 3:00 pm
For more information visit:

The 4th Katara European Jazz Festival — Wednesday, Nov. 8 - Sunday, Nov. 12

Top jazz musicians from 11 European countries will feature the fourth edition of Katara European Jazz Festival to be held from November 8 to 12.

Launched in 2014, the festival has grown through the years, from five participants in its inaugural edition to 11 participating countries this year including Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, Romania and Switzerland.

Festival performances will take place behind Katara Building 5 from November 8 to 12 from 7pm to 9.30pm. Two to three artists will perform every night during the course of the festival. In addition, there will be workshops to be conducted by the Jazz artistes in cooperation with Qatar Music Academy.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: General Venue, Katara
Time: 7:00 pm
For more information visit:

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