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Posted On: 13 February 2022 10:00 am
Updated On: 13 February 2022 10:12 am

Things to do in Doha: 13-19 February 2022

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This week, cycle for a cause, go on a story walk, visit an art exhibition, attend the Qatar ExxonMobil Open and more in Qatar! 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 12 February 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.

18 February 2022

Organic candle workshop by Women Circle and Candeel

Organic candle workshop by Women Circle and Candeel
Image credit: Women Circle and Candeel

Join a new edition of the Women’s Circle with a workshop aimed at inspiring you to focus on that which feels like pure Self-Love. The organizers are partnering with Candeel for an Organic Candle-Making Workshop were by using natural scented oils used for massage and relaxation, participants will have the chance to create a beautiful and one-of-a-kind candle.


  • Location: Sheraton Grand Doha Garden Area - opposite of Pool Café
  • Date: 18 February 2022
  • Time: 3 pm - 5 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Per person - QR 150
  • Website: Click for online form

Until 19 February 2022

Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2022

Qatar Tennis
Image credit: Qatar Tennis

Love tennis? The Qatar ExxonMobil Open is here for you! Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic have won multiple titles at this event, with Nadal's haul including the 2014 singles title and four doubles crowns (2005, '09, '11 and '15). Djokovic won back-to-back titles in 2016 and '17. Are you ready to attend?


Until 5 March 2022

#BeaKtive at KidZania Doha

#BeaKtive at KidZania Doha
Image credit: KidZania Doha

Make your family's fitness journey more fun this sports month! Gear up to #BeaKtive starting this 8 February until 5 March at KidZania Doha. From thrilling sports activities and training sessions to 'amazing races', and more, adults and kids wouldn’t want to miss out.

What’s more? KidZania’s Wacky Tuesday discounts are still applicable during the month, which means you can get 50% off on your admission tickets when you attend the activity if it falls on a Tuesday.


  • Location: Adjacent to Villagio Mall, Aspire Zone, Al Waab
  • Date: Until 5 March 2022
  • Time:
    • Sunday: closed
    • Monday and Wednesday: 2 pm - 8 pm
    • Wacky Tuesday: 1 pm – 8 pm
    • Thursday and Friday: 2 pm - 10 pm
    • Saturday: 11 am - 8 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online via or walk-in
  • Price:
    • Baby (0 - 1-year-old): Free
    • Toddler (2 - 3 years old): QR 95
    • Kid (4 - 16 years old): QR 160
    • Adult (17-60 years old): QR 95
    • Senior citizen (60+ years old): QR 95
  • Phone: +974 4482 6222
  • Facebook: @KidZaniaDoha
  • Instagram:
  • Twitter: @KidZaniaDoha
  • Special offer: Wacky Tuesday (every Tuesday) – 50% off on admission tickets
  • Website:

Until 8 March 2022

Pedal with Purpose by Global Women At Work

Pedal with Purpose by Global Women At Work
Image credit: Global Women At Work

Cycle for a cause! In collaboration with Qatar Cyclists, Global Women At Work are organizing a cycling challenge where you get fit and at the same time, raise funds for a local charity in Qatar - Al Hiba which offers expatriate patients in need a helping hand by covering their hospital bills. Get the full details here.


  • Location: Everyone residing in Qatar can participate
  • Date: Until 8 March 2022
  • Time: All Day
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Register now! - It's free!
  • Website:

Until 28 February 2022

Join the challenge for Qatar National Sport Day by Sidra Medicine

Join the challenge for Qatar National Sport Day by Sidra Medicine
Image credit: Sidra Medicine, Qatar

Sidra Medicine is excited to celebrate Qatar National Sport Day! The day is dedicated to promoting sports and a healthy lifestyle for adults and children alike. Join them on their virtual activities this year and participate in five different sports. Will you be taking part?

Timings and Activities:

  • Beginners Yoga: 9 am – 9:45 am
  • Fitness at Home: 10 am – 10:45 am
  • Vinyasa Flow: 11 am – 11:45 am
  • Beginners Yoga: 1 pm – 1:45 pm
  • Fitness at Home: 2 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Vinyasa Flow: 3 pm – 3:45 pm

See and check all the details for the ACTIVITIES.


  • Challenge 1: Ready, Set… Walk! – The Step Count Challenge
  • Challenge 2: Dexterity – Coordination Challenge
  • Challenge 3: Plank for Good Health Challenge
  • Challenge 4: Display Your Juggling Skills Challenge
  • Challenge 5: Mindful Moments Challenge

For more information, click HERE!


    Until 28 February 2022

    Story Walk: The Big Win by Qatar National Library

    Things to do in Doha: 30 January - 5 February 2022
    Image credit: QNL

    It's time to take a break from the digital world and experience outdoor reading! Spend some family time reading and enjoying the outdoors at the Play Bowl area in the Qur'anic Botanic Garden, near the Education City mosque. Cherish walking with your little ones and reading one page at a time from The Big Win story by Marie Haidar Francis. This is an open event; RSVP is not required.


    • Location: Quranic Botanic Garden, Education City
    • Date: Until 28 February 2022
    • Time: 8 am - 8 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
    • Price: This is an open event - It's free!
    • Website:

    Until 12 March 2022

    Kayaking at Purple Island

    Things to do in Doha: 6-12 February 2022
    Image credit: AquaSports Qatar

    Kayak through the beautiful mangrove forest with Aqua Sports Qatar. They will take you through the network of channels that have been carved out by tidal action. Get to see a lot of birdlife here and this is a favourite destination for nature lovers. Sunset is a great time to see the birds and listen to the sounds of the forest.

    Suitable for families and those looking for a relaxed easy paddle experience. Click here for the full information.


    • Location: Purple Island, Mangroves
    • Date: Until 12 March 2022
    • Time: 7 am - 5 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: Online
    • Price:
      • Adult - QR 200
      • Child (12-7 yrs) - QR 100
      • Kids (below 7 yrs) - QR 50

    Until 12 March 2022

    Watercolor Painting (Basics) by VCUarts Qatar

    Watercolor Painting (Basics) by VCUarts Qatar
    Image credit: VCUarts Qatar

    Do you want to learn to paint? This course by VCUarts Qatar is an introduction to watercolor painting focusing on the use of the transparent medium to explore both abstract and realistic subjects. Participants will learn tips for mixing paint and handling brushes, basic wash techniques and capturing the effects of light. The topics covered will include:

    • Negative painting
    • Basic color tips
    • Painting from still life
    • Using photographs as sources for cityscape and landscape subjects

    Please note that participants must buy their own materials. Click here for the other courses.


    Until 19 March 2022

    Open Call: Artist in Residence programme 2022-2023 by Doha Fire Station

    Open Call: Artist in Residence programme 2022-2023 by Doha Fire Station
    Image credit: Doha Fire Station

    This is a great opportunity for artists in Qatar. Artist in Residence is an annual nine-month residency programme, from September to June, where artists are given studio space in one of the five floors of the Fire Station building. The residency allows artists to develop their art practice through the programme, which includes mentorship, working with curators, open studios, and access to the building’s facilities (fabrication lab, woodshop, and exhibition spaces).

    They are also given the opportunity to showcase their artworks by the end of their residency in an exhibition in the Garage Gallery at the Fire Station. For more information and to apply, click here.


    Until 31 March 2022

    On Silence by Kader Attia at Qatar Museums

    On Silence by Kader Attia at Qatar Museums
    Image credit: Qatar Museums

    Do you love visiting art exhibitions? Explore this one by Kader Attia, brought to you by Qatar Museums. This exhibition reflects on silence through works that provoke an appreciation of postcolonial trauma and the process of psychiatric ‘repair’. Are you ready for this one of a kind experience?

    RELATED: What’s in store for you at the exhibitions by renowned artists & designers in Qatar


    • Location: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
    • Date: Until 31 March 2022
    • Time: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Ticket Purchase: Online
    • Price:
      • Child 0–16 Resident of Qatar - It's free!
      • Child 0–16 Non-resident Qatar - It's free!
      • Student Resident of Qatar - It's free!
      • Student Non-resident of Qatar - QR 15
      • Adult Resident of Qatar - QR 15
      • Adult Non-resident of Qatar - QR 30
    • 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!