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Posted On: 1 January 2023 10:00 am
Updated On: 2 January 2023 04:39 pm

Things to do in Doha: 1-7 January 2023

Vrinda Abilash
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1 7 january 2023 events

Happy New Year, everyone! The first week of this brand new year brings many exciting events for you to enjoy. Choose from an immersive exhibition, visit a honey & dates festival, go to a farmers market & more and have a great time!

For more events around you, visit!


Doha Quest

Doha Quest
Image credit: Doha Quest

An exhilarating adventure awaits you at Quest! Do you have what it takes to try the Epiq Coaster - the world's tallest indoor rollercoaster or Magma Blast - the world's tallest shot and drop tower?

Buy your tickets now at for a thrilling experience like no other.


  • Location: Doha Oasis, Al Khaleej St., Msheireb
  • Date: Ongoing
  • Time: 2 pm - 10 pm, daily (closed on Sundays after 2 January 2023)
  • Instagram: @DohaQuest
  • Website:

    Until 24 February 2023

    Frida Kahlo – The Immersive Biography

    Msheireb & Q-tickets
    Image credit: Msheireb & Q-tickets

    This interactive exhibition takes you on a journey through the life story of Frida Kahlo. Get to learn about the difficult life of Frida Kahlo, her prolonged illness and her great interests.

    The stories of her passion for art, Mexico and her love for Diego Rivera are brought to life in a 30-minute immersive experience and a virtual reality zone. This is a must-visit exhibition.


    • Location: Lower Gallery Room, Bin Jelmood House, Msheireb Museums
    • Date: Until 24 February 2023
    • Time:
      • Mon-Thur: 9 am - 5 pm
      • Fri: 3 pm - 9 pm
      • Sat: 9 am - 5 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: Online
    • Price: QR 75
    • Website: Click here

    Until 5 January 2023

    "Honey and Dates" event at Al Mazrooah Yard

    Image credit: Al Baladiya

    Do you love honey? How about dates? Why not both?! The Ministry of Municipality announced the opening of the Honey and Dates Festival in Qatar.

    Local farms will participate in the festival - make sure you visit and buy some yummy honey and dates!


    • Location: Al Mazrooah Yard in Umm Salal
    • Date: Until 5 Jan 2023
    • Time: 7 am - 2 pm
    • Price: It's free!
    • Website: Click here

    Until 5 January 2023

    "The Fisherman’s dream" by Giuliano Peparini

    Image credit: Qetaifan Island North

    Enjoy a theatrical spectacle - "The Fisherman’s Dream" show by Giuliano Peparini is made up of 65 performers! Acrobats, slack walkers and dancers are all set to entertain you in a show that will light up the sky!


    • Location: Linear Park Canal, Qetaifan Island North
    • Date: Until 5 Jan 2023
    • Time: Tues- Sun: 7:30 pm - 8:05 pm
    • Price: It's free!
    • Website: Click here

    Until 6 January 2023

    "Thank you Qatar" Parade

    Qatar Custom Show
    Image credit: Qatar Custom Show

    Save the date and join the parade at Qatar Racing Club on 6 January 2023 as the participants gather there to thank Qatar! How amazing is this?!

    Gathering place and time:

    • 1 pm at Katara - South parking

    Movement time and destination:

    • 2 pm at Qatar Racing Club


    • Location: Qatar Racing Club
    • Date: 6 January 2023
    • Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
    • Price: It's free!
    • Website: Click here

    Until 31 April 2023

    Torba Farmers Market

    Torba Farmers Market
    Image credit: Torba Farmers Market

    The Torba Farmers Market is back! Enjoy freshly brewed coffee, buy organic produce, artisanal products, sweets and more. It’s a dog-friendly space, so take your furry friends along too!


    • Location: Oxygen Park, Education City
    • Date: Until 30 April 2023
    • Time: Every Sat: 8 am - 9 pm
    • Price: It's free!
    • Website: Click here


    Visit Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

    What to look forward to at the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum
    Image Credit: Shutterstock

    From looking at vintage cars to antique furniture, exploring the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum galleries is something your whole family will enjoy. You can also learn more about Qatari heritage! When are you heading there?

    READ MORE: What to look forward to at the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum


    • Location: Dukhan Road, Al Shahaniya
    • Date: Ongoing
    • Time:
      • Mon-Thu: 9 am - 5 pm
      • Fri: 2 pm - 7 pm
      • Sat: 10 am - 6 pm
      • Sun: closed
    • Price:
      • Adults: QR 50
      • Groups (10 pax): QR 35
      • Discounted fee:
        • QR 30 (Students and Young Adults- 13 to 22 years old
        • Seniors (aged above 65 years old)
        • Teachers
        • Museum Professionals
        • Culture Pass Plus and Family Membership Holders

    Which of these will you be doing this week? Do let us know in the comments section below! Do share this article - it keeps us going!