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Posted On: 28 August 2016 11:35 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:16 pm

Things To Do in Doha This Week: August 21-28

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August 21 - 28

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Wonderful news! The Qatar Summer Festival and Splash and Dash events are still ongoing for the month of August! If you haven't been to either of them yet, you must! Also happening this week: fun-filled water activities, swimming lessons, and more! Perfect ways to beat the heat.

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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:

-Entrance Only and Fun Passes are valid on date of purchase only
-Top-Up Cards are valid from Aug 1 – 31, 2016
-Broken or lost Passes and/or QSF Top-Up Cards cannot be replaced, honored, or refunded

Water Sports Activities at the Sharq Village & Spa - Everyday

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The Sharq Village & Spa is introducing water sports facilities and activities in the hotel! Guests seeking a relaxing sea experience may rent stand up boards, kayak and pedal boats from the beach available every day!

Price: At-the-door to rent various beach equipment.
Time: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Visit their website for more details:
Note: Open to hotel guests and members of the public.

Pool and Beach membership at the Sharq Village & Spa

Gain access to an exclusive world of exceptional benefits at the luxury beachfront resort. The annual membership entitles guests and their family members to VIP reservation benefits, dining benefits, preferential access to amenities and services.

Price: QR250 a day for adults
QR125 for children

Water Safety Program at the Sharq Village & Spa

In partnership with Lifesaving Victoria and Lifesaving Association of Sri Lanka, Sharq Village and Spa will be hosting the Water Safety program for guests from August to December 2016. Children aged 4 and above with accompanying adults will learn water safety basics ncluding these topics: Be aware and be prepared, everyday lifesaver, survival strategies, rescue strategies and safe body-boarding.

Price: Free - open to hotel guests and public.

Splash and Dash - Sunday and Wednesday

Beginner or Pro, we have 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.


On-site registration (subject to availability) is open from August 3-31 from at 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 here:

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:

What events do you plan on going to this week? Have you been to any of them before? Comment below!