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Posted On: 8 January 2023 10:00 am
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Things to do in Doha: 8-14 January 2023

Cassandra Pallagud
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8 14 january 2023 events

Having an exciting new year so far? Continue the fun with fantastic events happening in Qatar!

Choose from a family run in a park or a gardening workshop, an incredible outdoor exhibition, thrilling races, and much more. Take your pick and get ready to enjoy!

For more events around you, visit!

9 January 2023

Family Running Race 2023 edition

Family Running Race
Image credit: Shutterstock (for representation purposes only)

A family that runs together stays healthy together! Gather the family and join the Family Running Race 2023. Put on your running shoes, break a sweat, and have fun!


  • Location: Al Rayyan Park
  • Date: 9 January 2023
  • Time: 5 am - 12 pm
  • Price: QR 50
  • Website: Click here!

13 January 2023

The Al Thakira Road Race 2023

Al Thakira Road Race
Image credit: Qatar Cycling Federation

Do you love to cycle? Challenge yourself and take part in the Al Thakira Road Race! Test your skills at the racecourse with a backdrop of stunning views. Taking this on will certainly be a memorable 2023 achievement!


  • Location: Al Thakira Youth Center
  • Date: 13 January 2023
  • Time: 6 am – 10:45 am
  • Price: QR 100
  • Website: Click here!

13 January 2023

Family Gardening Workshop

Family Gardening Workshop
Image credit: Hadiqaa

Gather the whole family, be one with nature and try something new! Adults and little ones can get their hands dirty and learn how to cultivate plants, harvest, and more at the Family Gardening Workshop.


  • Location: Education City Micro-Farm
  • Date: Until 23 January 2023
  • Time: 9:30 am - 11 am
  • Price: QR 220
  • Website: Click here!

Until 23 January 2023

"Intaj: Film, Television and Theatre" Exhibition by DFI

Intaj Film
Image credit: Msheireb Properties

Discover the vibrant history of Qatar's film, television, and theatre industries at the Intaj exhibition. Browse through antique cameras, iconic film memorabilia, and contemporary artwork. There are interactive installations, too, so don't miss it!


  • Location: Sikkat Wadi Musheireb, Msheireb Downtown Doha
  • Date: Until 23 January 2023
  • Price: It's free!
  • Time: 10 am - 10 pm
  • Website: Click here!

Until 27 January 2023

Karting at Lusail Circuit Sports Club

Lusail Karting
Image credit: Lusail Circuit Sports Club

Feel the thrill of the racetrack and challenge your friends! Try out Karting at Lusail Sports Club for an incredibly fun experience. Get your engines ready and see if you can make it to the finish line first!


  • Location: Lusail Circuit Sports Club
  • Date: 12-13 January 2023 (Thursdays & Fridays only)
  • Price: QR 50 for kids, QR 125 for adults
  • Time: 5 pm - 10 pm
  • Website: Click here!

Until 28 January 2023

Marmi 2023

Marmi 2023
Image credit: Katara

Discover the beautiful art of falconry and witness daily falcon tournaments at the 14th edition of the Qatar International Falcons and Hunting Festival (Marmi 2023). Learn more about these beautiful creatures and watch them in action!


  • Location: Sabkat Marmi in Sealine
  • Date: Until 28 January 2023
  • Price: It's free!
  • Time: 5 am - 12 pm
  • Website: Click here!

Until 1 March 2023

Yayoi Kusama: My Soul Blooms Forever

Yayoi Kusama
Image credit: Qatar Museums

Explore the outdoor art exhibition at MIA Park and Al Riwaq Gallery and discover the stunning works of contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama. The My Soul Blooms Forever exhibit showcases the artists' influential sculptures and thought-provoking installations.

This exhibition has been extended, so if you haven't seen it yet, now's your chance!


  • Location: MIA Park and Al Riwaq
  • Date: Until 1 March 2023
  • Price: Prior booking required
    • Free for kids under 16, Qatar & GCC residents, Hayya Card Holders & One Pass Holders
    • Adults- QR 10
  • Time: 10 am - 8 pm
  • 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!