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Posted On: 12 March 2017 03:31 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:17 pm

Things To Do in Doha this week: March 12 - March 19

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From art fairs to music concerts, puppy parties, and more! We’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information!

March 12 Sunday - March 19 Sunday

IKEA Qatar Celebrates 4 Years Anniversary — Sunday (all month)

Come and enjoy IKEA's four years of being in Qatar! There will be a number of different activities and fun prize giveaways! Bring your friends, families, and children to enjoy and celebrate IKEA's big day!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!
Venue: IKEA, Doha
Time: 4:00 pm
For more details visit:

START Doha - The New York Times ‘Art for Tomorrow’ Art Fair— Sunday-Tuesday

START Doha is an art fair that is being held in collaboration with the third edition of The New York Times ‘Art for Tomorrow’ Conference. Spread over the W Doha Hotel’s 29th floor, the exhibition is open for the public to view and experience the raw and industrial space!

Make sure to check it out!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Venue: W Doha Hotel & Residences, Doha
Visit their website for more details:

Bryan Adams Live in Qatar! — Wednesday

Multi-platinum, recording artist Bryan Adams is set to rock Qatar with ‘The Get Up Tour’! The show will feature many new tracks from his latest studio album like the fantastic ‘You Belong to Me’ and ‘Brand New Day’ and also well-loved hits from the past!

The Bryan Adams Get Up tour in Qatar is brought to you by Alive Entertainment and the Grand Hyatt Doha, in association with Time Out Doha, I Love Qatar & Q-Tickets.

Age Limit - 21+ & Above Original Passport/Qatar ID Required.

Ticket purchase: Online

Price: Fan pit - QR500, General - QR300

Time: 8:00 pm

Venue: Grand Hyatt Doha, Qatar
To book tickets:

Big Green Party — Thursday

Join Iconic Events for their first ever Big Green Party! It will be a night of live music, and all things green and Irish.

Featuring the world famous stars of “The Commitments” live in Qatar with support from the Exiles band!

The Stars From The Commitments: Featuring the original Commitments cast members and musicians from the from the BAFTA Winner, Golden Globe & Oscar®-Nominated smash hit!

21+ Only - Qatar ID or passport required For entry

Dress Code - Green, white, orange (Colors of Ireland)

Ticket purchase: ​Online

Price: Early bird QR200 (limited), General QR250 (once advanced is sold out & door price)

Venue: The Hilton Doha
Time: 8:00 pm
Visit their website for more details: 

Moto 2/Moto 3 Official Test — Friday-Saturday

The MotoGP™ World Championship will do their final three days of testing before the 2017 season gets underway at the Losail International Circuit from the 23rd to 26th of March for the Grand Prix of Qatar.

Buy your MotoGP Ticket for the Grand Prix of Qatar during the MotoGP Test at the Welcome Centre of Losail International Circuit and you can get the chance to enter the Paddock during the MotoGP Test from March 17-19.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free
Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha

Time: 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
For more information visit:

Aspire Torch staircase run 2017 — Saturday

Run for your life! The Aspire Zone Foundation is renewing the fantastic opportunity for a sixth year to race up the staircase of the iconic “Torch Doha” in the “Aspire Torch Staircase Run 2017”.

What is the Aspire Torch Staircase Run? The grueling route will consist of 1,304 steps as runners will have to make their way to the top of the 300 meter tower on the 51st floor.

The race is open to all participants who are at least 16 years and older of all abilities. Participants are encouraged to undertake intensive training prior to the race.

Register now! Places are limited! You can win cash prizes!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: QR150 to register
Venue: The Torch Doha
Time: 2:00 pm

Find details and register here:

PAWS Puppy Party — Saturday 


A cause for PAWS!

Join PAWS for a fun, open adoption day! Head over and meet and some of PAWS’ youngest residents who are looking for their forever families!

Come along for puppy cuddles, and stay for some treats and refreshments, face painting, henna, and a little bouncy castle for the kids!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Villa 3, Building 791, Al Waab St opposite Hyatt Plaza, Doha
For more details email: [email protected]

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