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Posted On: 1 May 2022 10:00 am
Updated On: 5 May 2022 05:47 pm

EID Al Fitr Things to do in Doha: 1-7 May 2022

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Things to do in Doha 1 7 May 2022 Qatar

Qatar's first Eid Festival, events at KidZania Doha for children, a Manga competition and many more events await you this week! Check them all out below!

Our Things To Do listing comes out every Sunday at 10 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit!


  • Here are the latest COVID-19 restrictions in Qatar effective 2 April 2022. Kindly check with the respective event hosts before booking or participating.
  • As per COVID-19 restrictions set by the government, please make sure to abide by the precautionary measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, showing your Ehteraz green status, and frequent hand washing.

Until 9 May 2022

Eid Celebration at KidZania Doha

KidZania Doha
Image credit: KidZania Doha

KidZania Doha is back with more treats for you this week! Starting off with their 30% Eid promotion from 28 April to 9 May, KidZania Doha sure knows how to give families a good time! But the fun does not stop there, from 3 to 5 May, they will be giving out special Eid gifts from Rayyan Water, Qatar National Library, and Qatar Rail.

Did you know that KidZania Doha is celebrating its 3rd anniversary soon? They are celebrating this with Triple Treat Tuesday on 3 May with a 30% promotion and 3 amazing games for kids and adults. Book your trip now and experience triple the fun!


  • Location: Adjacent to Villaggio Mall, Aspire Zone, Al Waab
  • Date: 28 April to 9 May
  • Eid Timings:
    • May 1-5: 12 pm -11 pm
    • May 6: 1 pm - 11 pm
    • May 7: 10 am - 10 pm
    • May 8-9: 12 pm - 11 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online via or walk-in
  • Price:
    • Baby (0 - 1-year-old): Free
    • Toddler (2 - 3 years old): QR 67
    • Kid (4 - 16 years old): QR 112
    • Adult (17-60 years old): QR 67
    • Senior citizen (60+ years old): QR 67
  • Phone: +974 4482 6222

3-5 May 2022

Eid Festival in Qatar 2022

Eid Festival in Qatar
Image credit: Qatar Tourism

Qatar’s first Eid festival is here! It is being hosted by Qatar Tourism and will run from 3 to 5 May. The festival will have everything from a giant balloon parade, a fireworks display, carnival games, live music performances and fun food! Are you ready for this extravaganza? Find the full details here.


  • Location: Doha Corniche
  • Date: 3-5 May 2022
  • Price: Free entrance along the Doha Corniche
  • Website:

9-14 May 2022

Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition

Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition
Image credit: Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition

The Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition is back in all its glory! Happening from 9-14 May at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), West Bay, this exhibition is all set to bring 60+ exhibitors, and 500+ brands under one roof. Did you know that Bollywood superstar Alia Bhatt is the face of this year’s campaign? Will you be going?


  • Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), West Bay
  • Date: 9-14 May 2022
  • Time:
    • May 9: 3 pm - 10 pm
    • May 10-May 12: 12 pm - 10 pm
    • May 13: 4 pm - 10 pm
  • Ticket price: Free entrance with registration via the website
  • Website: Register here

Until 31 July 2022

Manga Style! competition by Qatar Museums Years of Culture

Manga Style! competition by Qatar Museums Years of Culture
Image credit: Qatar Museums Years of Culture

Manga enthusiasts unite! Years Of Culture has launched the second edition of “Manga Style!” in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Qatar and Geekdom. Qataris and residents can submit stories that showcase both countries’ cultures under the theme of “Friendship”.

Original stories can be submitted in Arabic or English through the Years of Culture website from 1 May to 31 July 2022. Entries are free and applicants can submit up to three different stories. Please note that each entry should be a minimum of 16 pages.


  • Location: This is an online event
  • Date: Until 31 July 2022
  • Time: All Day
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: It's free!
  • Website:

Until 6 May 2022

Junior Obstacle Race Challenge by 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

Junior Obstacle Race Challenge by 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum
Image credit: 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

Get active and join the fun! Experience the new museum's physical challenges through 11 obstacle challenges. This is for the ages 4-16. For the full details, click here.


  • Location: Aspire Park near Burgeri Restaurant
  • Date: Until 6 May 2022
  • Time: All-day
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Price: It's free!
  • Instagram: @321qosm

    Until 31 May 2022

    Paddling Experience at MIA Park

    Things to do in Doha 24-30 April 2022
    Image credit: AquaSports Qatar

    Explore the Museum of Islamic Arts through the kayaking tour! An innovative and creative way to tour, this tour is led by an experienced kayaking guide and certified lifeguard. The tour starts at the jetty in the bay at the Museum of Islamic Art and takes a relaxed paddle around to the main Dhow Harbor; it has two bays to explore at a relaxed easy-going pace and lasts approximately 60 minutes.

    NOTE: Swimming skills are required for all ages and athleisure wear that can get wet and are comfortable for kayaking is advised. Also bring your towels, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat/cap, and a waterproof phone case!


    • Location: MIA Park
    • Date: 1 April 2022 - 31 May 2022
    • Time: 2 pm - 9 pm
    • Phone: +974 3319 4445
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Ticket Purchase: Online: book here!
    • Price:
      • Adult - QR 140
      • Kayak Teenagers (18-12 yrs) - QR 90

    Until 20 December 2022

    Pipilotti Rist: Your Brain to Me, My Brain to You Exhibition

    Pipilotti Rist: Your Brain to Me, My Brain to You Exhibition
    Image credit: NMOQ

    This is a must-visit exhibition in Qatar! Your Brain to Me, My Brain to You is an art installation by internationally renowned Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist. The immersive installation's key feature is the “pixels” that comprise 12,000 LED lights strung on cables throughout the gallery for visitors to navigate. When are you going?!

    Watch our video: Check out this art installation with 12,000 LED lights!

    Please note: This exhibition contains flashing lights that may cause discomfort and/or trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy and other conditions with sensitivity to light.


    • Location: National Museum of Qatar
    • Date: Until 20 December 2022
    • Ramadan timings:
      • Saturday to Thursday: 9 am-2 pm, 8 pm-12 am
      • Friday: 8 pm-12 am
    • Ticket Purchase: Online or at the museum
    • Price: Free
    • Phone: +974 4452 5555
    • Website:

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