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Posted On: 30 January 2022 10:00 am
Updated On: 30 January 2022 10:52 am

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

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During this brand new week, you can go on a story walk, enjoy a paddling experience, join a painting course and more! Did you also know that there's still time to buy the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ tickets as part of the random selection draw? 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 29 January 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.

31 January 2022

Startup Grind Doha: Deep dive into Angel Investing

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Image credit: Startup Grind Doha

Startup Grind Doha is back with yet another exciting event! This time its all about Angel investing. Join them as they dig deep into Angel investing with their guests this month to discuss what do Angel Investors look for in a startup and what do they feel about the role of Angel Investors in the Qatari Startup Ecosystem.


  • Location: This event is virtual.
  • Date: 31 January 2022
  • Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price: Prior registration required - It's free!
  • Website:

1-28 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 to 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: 1 February 2022 - 28 February 2022
  • Time: 8 am - 8 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Price: This is an open event - It's free!
  • Website:

5 February - 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.


Until 8 February 2022

Buy tickets FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

Things to do in Doha
Image credit: Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

Get your hands on the tickets for the much-awaited Qatar 2022. FIFA has announced the first ticket sales of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ starting with a random selection draw sales period on 19 January 2022 until 8 February 2022 at 1 pm Doha time. Please note that you can change or cancel any ticket application that you have submitted during the random selection draw sales period by accessing your FIFA ticketing account no later than the conclusion of the sales period.

Know all about it and how to apply for tickets here. Are you excited to attend the matches?!



Ladies Night at Oxygen Park

Ladies Night Oxygen park
Image credit: Education City

Get active at Oxygen Park during Education City's female-only access times. Stay active at their Ladies Night days 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: 6 pm - 10 pm
  • Price: It's free!
  • Instagram:

Until 15 February 2022

American Muscle Cars exhibition at National Museum of Qatar

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Image credit: Qatar Museums

If you're a fan of vintage cars, then you're in for a treat! Visit the National Museum of Qatar's - 'American Muscle Cars in Qatar' exhibition and get to see some stunning cars from the past on display! Will you be going?!


Until 31 March 2022

Paddling Experience – MIA Park Doha

Paddling Experience – MIA Park Doha
Image credit: AquaSports Qatar

Want to do something fun in Qatar this week? Why not go paddling? This tour will offer you insights into the architecture, history and exhibits of The Museum of Islamic Art. The tours by AquaSports Qatar are led by an experienced kayaking guide and certified lifeguard and is safe and easy for all ages (although swimming skills are a must). Click here to know more about this tour.


  • Location: MIA Park
  • Date: Until 31 March 2022
  • Time: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Price:
    • Adult - QR 140
    • Child (12-7 yrs) - QR 60
    • Kayak Teenagers (18-12 yrs) - QR 90
  • Phone: +974 3319 4445
  • Website:

Until 31 March 2022

Artist designer Virgil Abloh Exhibition at Fire Station

virgil abloh
Image Credit: Qatar Museums

Have you heard of the acclaimed American artist and designer Virgil Abloh? Qatar Museums will present a retrospective of the artist at the Garage Gallery at Doha Fire Station. This will be the first museum exhibition of his work to be presented in the Middle East, Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech will be on view until 31 March 2022. With more than 55 works, the exhibition will offer an in-depth look at Abloh's work over the years.


Until 11 October 2022

Sunset Mangrove Kayaking

Things to do in Doha
Image credit: Q-Ticktes

Enjoy the thrill of Kayaking in Al Thakira! It is full of excitement and fun for those who love nature, water and water sports. Are you one of them?!


    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!