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Posted On: 27 August 2023 10:00 am
Updated On: 28 August 2023 03:28 pm

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023

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Gaming tournaments, a digital exhibition, a pool & beach day and more await you this week! What are you doing first?!

For more events around you, visit!

Until 3 May 2024

Qatar Talent Show

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
Image credit: Education Above All Foundation

Are you talented in arts, music, entertainment & dancing? Participate in the Qatar Talent Show competition by the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) in Qatar and showcase what you've got!

Note that participation is free for students who register through their schools! The registrations are open - hurry up and sign up today!

Dates to remember:

  • Registration: 10 August-31 October 2023
  • Public Auditions: 17-18 November 2023
  • Quarter Finals: 12-13 January & 19-20 January 2024
  • Semi-Final: 26 April 2024
  • Final: 3 May 2024


  • Ticket Purchase: Register online
  • Price:
    • Per person: QR 100
    • Per group: QR 250
  • Website: Click here

Until 15 September 2023

AAMeghessib's Back-2-Back 2023

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
Image credit: Red Bull Qatar

Take part in AAMeghessib's Back-2-Back and showcase your FIFA skills! It is a unique eSport platform for FIFA 23 on PlayStation 5 in Qatar. The format is to create a 2-player team and compete in offline qualifiers leading to the national final. Register, play & win!

Check out the full schedule HERE!

What are the epic prizes you can win?!

  • QR 20,000
  • QR 5,000 Epic Gamers Voucher (2,500 per team member) provided by Store974
  • 2 Chevy Trucks Xpression Gaming Chairs provided by Al Jaidah Automotive


  • Location: Qualifier 5 & 6 at Novo Cinemas, Mall of Qatar
  • Dates: Qualifier 5 & 6 on 1 & 2 September. Qualifiers take place every weekend until 9 September 2023. National finals are on 15 September 2023.
  • Time: 5:30 pm onwards
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Register now - It's free!
  • Website: Click here


Pool & Beach Day Pass at Waldorf Astoria Lusail

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
Image credit: Waldorf Astoria Lusail

Discover limitless fun at Waldorf Astoria Lusail and enjoy their Pool & Beach Day with the entire family! Are you going?!


  • Location: Waldorf Astoria Lusail
  • Dates: Ongoing
  • Price:
    • Weekdays: QR 200 (adults); QR 100 (kids)
    • Weekends: QR 350 (adults); QR 175 (kids)
  • Phone:+974 4456 5745
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Instagram: @waldorfastorialusail

25 August 2023

'MetaWhat?' Exhibition 2023

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
Image credit: Northwestern University in Qatar

Go on a journey through today’s digital landscape across five thematic installations at this exhibition. Learn about the metaverse, check out hologram NFT displays, digital tools like virtual and augmented reality and more. This exhibition will also include a weekend of talks, panel discussions, showcases, walkthroughs, and experiences to commence in October.


  • Location: Main Exhibition Space - Media Majlis, Northwestern University in Qatar
  • Date: Until 7 December 2023
  • Time: Sunday - Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Price: Free
  • Website: Click here

From 31 August 2023 - 2 September 2023

Indie Indonesia - A Year of Culture Film Series

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
Image credit: Museum of Islamic Art

Experience Indonesian cinema through 3 films that bridge the divide between commercial and independent storytelling. The film series is a tribute to the Qatar-Indonesia 2023 Year of Culture. Tickets for all films are free but require prior booking.

31 August 2023

  • Movie: Before, Now & Then (2022)

1 September 2023

  • Movie: Galang (2022)

2 September 2023

  • Movie: Mecca, I'm Coming. (2019)


  • Location: MIA Auditorium, Museum of Islamic Art
  • Date: 31 August - 2 September 2023
  • Time: 7 pm onwards
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Booking required - It's free!
  • Website: Click here

28 August 2024

Startup Grind Doha: Unveiling the Future: Empowering Qatar's Startups with AI

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
Image credit: Startup Grind Doha

Interested in all things AI? Join Startup Grind Doha for a practical discussion on AI where four experts discuss how startups in Qatar can unveil the future by empowering themselves with AI. Speakers from Google, Microsoft, and other AI and Startup experts from Silicon Valley discuss the potential of AI.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn and network.


  • Location: Workinton Alfardan Centre, Bank Street
  • Date: 28 August 2023
  • Time: 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Website: Click here

Until 30 September 2023

Ooredoo Nation League Season 2

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
Image credit: Ooredoo Nation

Don't miss out on Ooredoo Nation League Season 2 tournament with games like FIFA 23, Rocket League, Valorant and Fortnite. You and your team can compete for a total of QR 50,000 prize money.

Visit to register, play and win prizes!


  • Location: Online Event
  • Date: Until 30 September 2023
  • Price: No tickets needed - It's free!
  • Website: Click here


Try these tours in Qatar

Things to do in Doha: 27 August - 2 September 2023
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Want to explore Qatar more? These guided tours will surely help you explore this beautiful country better. Adventure, cultural tours, sports activities and more await you!

Read our detailed guide here: Tours you can book in Qatar

      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!