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Posted On: 26 December 2021 10:00 am
Updated On: 28 December 2021 12:47 pm

Things to do in Doha: 26 December 2021 -1 January 2022

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There's one more week to go before the year ends! Check out what events are in store for you here this week! Are you ready?! Our Things To Do listing comes out every Sunday at 10:00 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit!

Here are the updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 3 October. 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.


KidZania Doha

KidZania Doha
Image credit: KidZania Doha

Doha's koolest winter camp is finally here at KidZania Doha! For a weekly rate of QR 699, kids (aged 4-14 years old) can select from six exciting camps and enjoy a fully immersive week-long fun learning experience starting from 26 to 31 December.


  • Camps:
    • Age: 4-14 years old
      • Arts and crafts
      • Volunteering
      • Big Chef
      • Sports
    • Age: 6-14 years old
      • Media
      • STEM
  • For booking: +974 3073 2225 or +974 7771 5741
  • Booking link:
  • Weekly rate: QR 699
  • Timings:
    • Sunday - Thursday: 8 am - 2 pm
    • Friday: 12 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Behind Hyatt Plaza, Aspire Zone, Al Waab, Doha - Qatar
  • Website:
  • Facebook: @KidZaniaDoha
  • Instagram:
  • Twitter: @KidZaniaDoha

Until 8 January 2022

Doha Quest's WinterFest

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Image credit: Doha Quest

It’s the season to be chilly.️ Mark your calendars for WinterFest, Qatar’s immersive indoor theme park where a world of snowy wonders awaits you until 8 January 2022! Discover a sleigh-full of holiday activities, whimsical décor, seasonal food and drinks & much more!

Doha Quest’s festivities will include an enchanting transformation of the park with sparkling lights, a winter tunnel, a life-size holiday lantern, a magical wintery forest, and more, giving guests an unforgettable experience and a chance to capture magical shots throughout the event. A limited number of tickets are available, so get yours soon!


  • Location: Doha Oasis, Al Khaleej Street, Doha - Qatar
  • Date: Until 8 January 2022
  • Time: Tuesday to Sunday: 2 pm - 11 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online: or at Doha Quest’s ticketing counter
  • Price: QR 225 (adults 13 and above); QR 150 (juniors aged 4-12); children under 4-years are free of charge

28 December 2021

Startup Grind Doha: The Hackathon Narrative

Startup Grind Doha: The Hackathon Narrative
Image credit: Startup Grind Doha

Are you a techie or do you love everything about coding/hacking? This event is just for you! Join Startup Grind Doha's upcoming event as Agata gets in a conversation with Ariane Gibert, Founder of Magaia (3rd Place Winner) and Swapan Saha, Khaled Al-Adba, Founders of Ariva (2nd Place Winner) to know about their experience at the hackathon, and how Qatar's Startup Ecosystem is evolving to be ranked one of the top Startup Friendly countries in the coming years. They bring to you - The Hackathon Narrative!


  • Location: Workinton, Westbay
  • Date: 28 December 2021
  • Time: 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Prior registration required - It's free!
  • Website: Startup Grind Doha

Until 28 December 2021

Painting Exhibition of Ara Group at Katara Cultural Village

Painting Exhibition of Ara Group at Katara Cultural Village
Image credit: Katara Cultural Village

Love art and paintings? The Painting Exhibition of Ara Group by Cultural Village Foundation – Katara, features the artists, Iman Maleki, Negar Neisari, Farkhondeh Ablou, Amin Pourmorshed, Mahdi Abdolhosseini, Mohammad (Vahid) Aliasgari. When are you planning on attending?


  • Location: Building 47 - Gallery 2
  • Date: Until 28 December 2021
  • Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Price: Come and visit - It's free!


Ladies Night at Oxygen Park

Ladies Night Oxygen park
Image credit: Education City

It's time to get fit! Stay fit at Oxygen Park, located at Education City and stay active during their Ladies Night where you can run, jog, play a game of football or volleyball, or simply walk with your friends! This is a free event. Don't forget to share this event with your friends!


  • Location: Oxygen Park
  • Date: Every Monday and Tuesday
  • Time: 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Price: It's free!
  • Instagram:

30 December 2021

Volleyball 1-Day League (For A Cause)

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Image credit: Volleyball 1-Day League

Play for a cause! A Volleyball 1-day league for a cause is being organized by Sportzone Limitless, along with a group of Filipino Volleyball Players to help a fund drive called '10-Riyal Project' which aims to raise funds for the victims of the recent Super typhoon that wreaked havoc in Cebu, Philippines.


  • Location: Qatar Volleyball Association
  • Date: 30 December 2021
  • Time: 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Price: Entry Fee/Team - QR 500
  • Phone: +974 5559 8524
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Instagram: @sportzone_limitless

Until 31 December 2021

JEDARIART Open Call by Qatar Museums

JEDARIART Open Call by Qatar Museums
Image credit: Qatar Museums

JEDARIART brings artists together to add colour and meaning to the walls in Doha via street art. The aim of the programme is to promote artistic talent in designated districts across the city. It is also part of Qatar Museums' ongoing commitment to supporting and promoting public art.

Following the success of the first-ever JEDARIART, Qatar Museums are delighted to announce that they are now receiving applications for the next round of entries. So if you are interested in creating mural art in Doha, submit your portfolio and/or proposal to be part of their JEDARIART database for allocating murals! Don't miss this golden opportunity!


  • Criteria: Must be a resident in Qatar.
  • Date: This is an ongoing open call.
  • Location: Working with partners, walls are available throughout the year in various parts of the city.
  • Jedariart database: When wall opportunities become available, you may be contacted for a proposal.

Your Proposal

  • Biography about yourself.
  • Portfolio of your work.
  • Concept and sketch of a proposal (optional).

Please note, this is an ongoing open call.


Until 1 January 2022

Doha Winter Trade Fair 2021

Shop till you drop at this is a one of its kind exhibition where you can find Women Fashion Wear, Designer Collections, Designer Accessories, Yemeni Spices & Honey, Kashmiri Fashions especially for Winters for Men & Women and more. There are products for all the members of the family!


  • Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
  • Date: Until 1 January 2022
  • Time:
    • Saturday to Thursday - 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
    • Friday: 02:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Price: General entry - It's free!

Until 28 January 2022

Al Thuraya Planetarium Shows

Al Thuraya Planetarium Shows
Image credit: Katara Cultural Village

Don't miss out on the ongoing Al Thuraya Planetarium shows that are scheduled until 28 January 2022. You can scan the code on the image to register for your preferred show through the planetarium site.


  • Location: Al Thuraya Planetarium
  • Date: Until 28 January 2022
  • Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Registration required - It's free!
  • Phone: +974 4408 2067
  • Website:

1 March 2022

Short Film Competition by Qatar Museums

Qatar Museums
Image credit: Qatar Museums

Love filmmaking? Participate in the Short Film Competition by Qatar Museums. The competition highlights Qatar’s extraordinary museums and allows filmmakers to express and share the city’s most notable cultural aspects and their potential to create an inspiring, global impact that makes Doha stand out as the 2021’s Capital of Culture in the Islamic World.


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?


  • 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!