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Posted On: 16 December 2020 02:43 pm
Updated On: 18 December 2020 08:12 pm

[UPDATE] Where to watch the Qatar National Day 2020 fireworks

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[UPDATE] 18 December 2020; 8:10 pm

The timings for the Qatar National Day 2020 fireworks has been changed to 9:20 pm. Please check the tweet below

16 December 2020; 2:43 pm

Qatar National Day's fireworks are always one of the most awaited events during the celebrations. With the National Parade not open to the public and only for special invitees this year, it's welcome news that the fireworks will still be happening and that everyone will be able to see them.

According to the Ministry of Interior on a press conference Tuesday, the fireworks will be happening in Doha Corniche at 8:30 pm on December 18, in addition to events held at Katara.

If you want to know what are the recommended locations to watch the fireworks on Qatar National Day, scroll down to see the possible options!

NOTE: Please make sure to abide by the COVID-19 precautionary measures set by the Ministry of Public Health. Wear a mask, maintain safe physical distancing, and make sure to have your green healthy status in the EHTERAZ app.

Doha Corniche

Qatar National Day Fireworks Doha Corniche
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Along the Corniche, there are plenty of spots to choose from so that you can have a nice view of the fireworks. For uninterrupted views and a closer shot, head to these spots along the waterfront.

(click below to see the GPS locations)

JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha

Get the best view of the QND air show and fireworks at JW Doha
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Get the best view of the fireworks, from the 50th floor at JW Doha on the 18th of December to celebrate Qatar National Day!

WATCH our coverage of last year's QND fireworks at JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha here!

Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Center

La Veranda Dinner

La Veranda dinner Qatar National Day 2020 fireworks
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Celebrate Qatar National Day with an Italian feast and views of the Doha skyline and spectacular fireworks show accompanying you, which is sure to take your breath away.


IDAM by Alain Ducasse

terrace view at IDAM by Alain Ducasse
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Your night includes a scenic round-trip boat cruise, followed by an exclusive outdoor mocktail reception on the terrace while you will be able to enjoy the 1st fireworks.

A live Arabic oriental music will accompany your outstanding National Day set menu (including soft pairing) created by IDAM Executive Chef Damien Leroux.

After dinner, you will enjoy a finale spectacular Fireworks display from the IDAM terrace.

National Cruise

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National Cruise invites you to see the firework from the nearest point where limited people can reach - aboard a dhow boat! Gather your family and celebrate the most important day of the year on a cruise.

  • Price: QR 300 for upper deck and QR 250 for lower deck; Kids between 3 to 10 years old have a 50% discount
  • Inclusion:
    • 3 Hours Trip
    • Tea Coffee juice and water
    • Light snacks, Dates and Nuts.
  • Whatsapp: +974 7799 9666

The Royal Riviera Hotel Doha

Qatar National Day Live BBQ Royal Riviera Hotel Doha 2020 fireworks
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Celebrate Qatar National Day at The Royal Riviera Hotel. Watch The Fireworks show with The Best View in Doha and Enjoy a Live BBQ Dinner at The Sky -view restaurant.

Alwadi Hotel Doha - MGallery

view from infinity rooftop lounge alwadi hotel mgallery doha
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Celebrate Qatar National Day at Infinity Rooftop. Join Alwadi Hotel Doha - MGallery for a breathtaking view of the fireworks celebrating the nation's day.

  • Time: 5 pm to 11 pm
  • Price: QR 150 per person
  • Contact: +974 4009 9999; WhatsApp +974 3075 8211
  • Inclusion: Dish of your choice and house beverage
    • 5 pm - 7:30 pm: La Carte Food Menu
    • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Selection of Infinity Snacks Pass Around
    • 8:30 pm - 11 pm: La Carte Food Menu

Park Hyatt Doha

Sora restaurant Park Hyatt Doha
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Capture the excitement of National Day with elevated views of the fireworks from Sora's outdoor dining terrace. The restaurant is open from midday to midnight. Enjoy a full modern Japanese menu and beverages. Limited capacity so make sure that you book ahead.

Call: +974 4009 1234

Al Mourjan Restaurant

Qatar national day fireworks from al mourjan restaurant doha corniche
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Located right beside the waterfront, Al Mourjan is one of the restaurants best to watch the QND fireworks if you want to be near the action.

Call: +974 4483 4423

Fraser Suites Doha

Qatar National Day 2020 fireworks fraser suites doha
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Enjoy a memorable experience at Fraser Suites Doha on Qatar National Day with a family-style dinner & watch mesmerizing fireworks from our Rooftop.

  • Timing: 6.30 pm - 11 pm
  • Price: QAR 300 for 2 person; QAR 500 for 4 Pax; QAR 175 for 1 pax
  • Location: Al Amaken Restaurant
  • Contact for details & reservations: +974 44243444 / +974 33033239

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