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Posted On: 6 August 2023 10:00 am
Updated On: 5 August 2023 09:50 pm

Things to do in Doha: 6 - 12 August 2023

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6 12 august 2023 events

From pool & beach access, an exciting cat show, and comedy night to art for kids, this week is filled with many fun events. Enjoy - what are you doing first?!

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Until 19 December 2023

Salwa Beach Resort Pool and Beach Access

Image credit: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas

Escape the ordinary, indulge in blissful relaxation and enjoy access to the pool and beach at Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas. You'll be able to redeem the full amount on food & drinks! Ladies can enter for free on Wednesdays.

Don't forget to book in advance to secure your spot. Note that you can avail the convenience of a free return shuttle from Villaggio Mall to the resort for hassle-free access.


  • Location: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas
  • Date: Until 19 December 2023
  • Price: QR 150
  • Phone: +974 4423 6545
  • Website: Click here

8 August 2023

The Biggest Cat Show in Qatar by Rawabi Hypermarket

Image credit: Rawabi Hypermarket

This is something fun you can do this week! As part of International Cat Day, enjoy the Biggest Cat Show by bringing your cats to get into the world of fame. Register now!

The show will take place in two categories:

  • Family's Funniest
  • Famous Fashionista Cats


  • Location: Rawabi Hypermarket, Izghawa
  • Date: 8 August 2023
  • Time: 7 pm - 9 pm
  • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • Price: It's free!
  • Phone: +974 7049 2949
  • Website: Click here

10 August 2023

African Night of Laughter in Qatar

Image credit: Oryx Group Entertainment

Laugh out loud and have a great time as stand-up comedians and DJs from Africa, Oga Sabinus (Mr. Funny) from Nigeria and Mammito Eunice from Kenya, DJ Diamond (Cameroon) DJ Rome (South Africa), MC Justice (Nigeria) and MC Gish (Kenya) are all set to wow you!


  • Location: Holiday Inn Doha - the Business Park
  • Date: 10 August 2023
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 11 pm
  • Ticket Purchase:
    • At the door
    • Online
    • By Phone
  • Price:
    • General Admission: Starts from QR 150
    • VIP: Starts from QR 300


Art time for kids

Image credit: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Do you want your child to grow an interest in arts? Let them explore their artistic ability and learn different art techniques via various mediums in these workshops at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art.

Workshop Schedule

  • Every Monday for ages 6-8
  • Every Tuesday for ages 9-11
  • Every Wednesday for ages 12-14


  • Location: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
  • Date: Until 31 August 2023
  • Time: 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Price: It's free!
  • Website: Click here

Until 15 August 2023

Olafur Eliasson: The Curious Desert Exhibition

Olafur Eliasson: The Curious Desert exhibition
Mesmerizing artworks at the exhibit.

Get mesmerized by geometric models, light installations, optical devices and more at this must-visit exhibition that is happening both indoors and outdoors. The Olafur Eliasson: The Curious Desert exhibition will surely blow your mind!


  • Location:
    • Indoor: National Museum of Qatar
    • Outdoor: Near the Al Thakhira Mangrove Nature Preserve
  • Date: Until 15 August 2023
  • Time:
    • Indoor:
      • Saturday-Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm
      • Friday: 1.30 pm - 7 pm
    • Outdoor: Visiting the exhibition before sunset is advisable to enjoy the light play and reflections.
  • Price:
    • Adult Resident of Qatar or GCC Country: Free
    • Adult: QR 100
    • Child (Age 16 and under): Free
    • One Pass Holder: Free
  • Website: Click here


Explore Al Wathnan Mall

What's in store for you at Wathnan Mall at Al Rayyan
Have you been here before?

If you want to explore a new mall in Qatar, check out Al Wathnan Mall located at Al Rayyan and have a great time shopping and eating at their restaurants!

Until 12 August 2023

Mosques in Qatar: Then and Now Exhibition at Museum of Islamic Art

Things to do in Doha: 30 July - 5 August 2023
Image credit: Museum of Islamic Art

Learn about the mosques of Qatar, from one of the earliest mosques at Murwab to today's architectural marvels, at this exhibition. Are you excited?!


  • Location: Museum of Islamic Art
  • Date: Until 12 August 2023
  • Time:
    • Saturday - Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm
    • Fridays: 1:30 pm - 7 pm
  • Price: Register now - It's free!
  • Website: Click here

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!