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Posted On: 26 January 2020 01:43 pm
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Events in Qatar: January 26 - February 1, 2020

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Looking for something to do in Doha? Whether you're a local, new in Doha or just wandering through, we've got loads of great events to keep you occupied over the week ahead. Our weekly Events in Qatar feature helps you discover popular local events from categories like fashion, music, food, entertainment, exhibition and much more. Our listing comes out every Sunday, so be sure to keep following ILQ for events updates and information! And, if you want more, visit iloveqatar.net/events.

Museum of Illusions Doha

Enter the world of illusions and spark your sense of wonder from the various interactive illusions, displays, and rooms inside the Museum of Illusions. The fun doesn’t have to stop once you leave the museum because you have a chance to take home any of their Dilemma games and souvenirs.

In collaboration with Qatar Animal Welfare Society (QAWS), the museum has recently started a new initiative to help people be reminded that a dog or cat is in need of a permanent home. Their Dilemma Games, educational toys available at the museum gift shop, are embellished with the pictures of cute dogs and cats with the words “Please adopt me” and the contact number.

Event Details:

Location: Museum of Illusions Doha, The Gate Mall, Omar Al-Mukhtar St, Doha, Qatar
Time: Saturday to Thursday: 9 am to 10 pm; Friday: 1 pm to 10 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: Adult: 80 QAR; Kids: 60 QAR (3 to 15 years old); Family: 220 QAR (2 adults/2 kids); Special Needs: 40 QAR
Website: http://www.museumofillusions.qa/

January 28, 2020

Made in Bangladesh Exhibition 2020

The first-ever single-country Trade & Investment Exhibition in Qatar showcasing "Made in Bangladesh" products & services in Qatar jointly organized by Bangladesh Forum Qatar & Embassy of Bangladesh Doha Qatar will be held on January 28 to 30, 2020 at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center.

Event Details:

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
Date: 28 January 2020 - 30 January 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.facebook.com/bdforumq/

January 30, 2020

PK Music Fest - Junoon in Qatar

Doha, are you ready?

JUNOON - the most sought-after rock band from Pakistan is coming to town on the reunion tour bringing with them, their nostalgic and jingoistic gig. Ali Azmat, Salman Ahmad & Brian O’Connell will feed our souls with their non-stop act of chants & anthems, which we all have been hearkening at for the past couple of decades.

Rahmodus presents PK Music Fest, Season II under Shop Qatar sponsored by Qatar National Tourism Council, Qatar Airways, Mondrian Doha & Supported by QTickets.

Event Details:

Location: Qatar National Convention Center
Date: 30 January 2020
Time: 07:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Premium - 500QR Fan Zone - 350QR Silver - 100QR
Website: https://www.q-tickets.com/qa/Events/EventsDetails/8614

January 31, 2020

Al Arish Qatari Heritage Village Cleanup

Looking for a fun volunteering opportunity? Then join the clean-up campaign of Doha Environmental Actions Project (DEAP) that promotes better environmental practices and encourages people to bin rubbish or take it home to recycle instead of dumping it at the beach.

To continue spreading awareness about environmental protection and preservation of the natural resources in Qatar, Doha Environmental Actions Project’s next clean-up will take place at Al Arish Qatari Heritage Village on 31 January from 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm. This is a kid and family-friendly event, so join the initiative along with your loved ones to help keep Qatar clean and plastic pollution-free!

Event Details:

Location: Al Arish Qatari Heritage Village
Date: 31 January 2020
Time: 12:30 pm - 05:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: FREE - It's free!
Website: https://www.instagram.com/deap_qatar/

2nd Chance Rescue Qatar- Adoption Fair

Give love to our four-legged furry friends!

2nd Chance Rescue we'll be having Adoption Fair on the 31st of January 2020 at Parkview Pet Center - Qatar the fair will start from 2 pm to 8 pm. There will be over 200 animals for adoption, raffles and prizes, snacks, coffee, and live music!

Event Details:

Location: Parkview Pet Center- Qatar
Date: 31 January 2020
Time: 02:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: Entry- one bag of pet food - It's free!
Website: https://www.facebook.com/2ndchancerescueqatar/

Until January 31, 2020

Shop Qatar 2020

Shop Qatar is Qatar’s biggest shopping festival and it’s back again this year for its fourth edition! Organised by the Qatar National Tourism Council (NTC), this grand shopping festival gives the residents of Qatar and those visiting in this season, the opportunity to explore and take advantage of its diverse retail and entertainment offerings until January 31, 2020.

Catch the Makeup Master Class, by celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic on January 31 at Msheireb Downtown, M7 Building. Mario will share his trademark beauty tips and secret tricks guiding you into the making of his genius and how he applied it to his highly renowned muse Kim Kardashian West. Click here for more details on Mario Dedivanovic Makeup Masterclass in Qatar.

Event Details:

Location: Various Malls in Qatar
Date: 7 January 2020 - 31 January 2020
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General Entry - It's free!
Website: http://shopqatar.qa/

Chinese Drummers in Qatar

Celebrate Chinese New Year with the performance of Chinese Drummers in various malls across Qatar for Shop Qatar 2020. Malls include Doha Festival City, Lagoona Mall, Gulf Mall, Landmark Mall, City Center, Hyatt Plaza, Villaggio, Mirqab Mall, The Pearl Qatar, and Al Khor Mall. Check the schedule here.

Event Details:

Location: Malls across Qatar
Date: 25 January 2020 - 30 January 2020
Time: 04:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: http://shopqatar.qa/event/chinese-drumers/

February 1, 2020

#Bigbmeetup 6.0: Championing Arab Adventurers

The #BigBMeetup 6.0 is back! This time the panel discussion will have some of the coolest achievers speaking!

Speakers include Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani, Sheikha Asma Al Thani, Hamida Issa, Khalid Al Jaber, Nabil Al Busaidi, Janice Amirault, and moderated by Ahmed Al Shahrani.

Event Details:

Location: Altitude Elite
Date: 1 February 2020
Time: 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.instagram.com/bigbfotografi/

Until February 1, 2020

Marmi Festival 2020

The Marmi festival which is considered as one of the best tourist attractions of the season will kick off on 1st January 2020. Check out the schedule below.

Until March 31, 2020

Mahaseel Souq at Katara Cultural Village

After the conclusion of the Mahaseel festival, the Mahaseel souq will remain open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until March 31, 2020. The market features Qatari farms selling various types of fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants and local companies offering food products related to livestock, in addition to natural honey produced by Qatari farms and the best varieties of local dates.

Event Details:

Location: Katara's Southern Area
Date: 23 December 2019 - 31 March 2020
Time: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays)
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
price: General entry - It's free!

Until April 4, 2020

Metro Street Food at DECC Metro Station

Treat your taste buds at the metro Street Food festival at DECC Metro Station (West Bay) starting from 1st January. Organized by QSports, Food Festival will be open daily from 12:30 PM to 11:00 PM (Weekdays) and 02:00 PM to 12:00 Midnight (Weekends).

Metro Street Food is the ideal venue for a leisure experience for the whole family offering over 20 dine-in options and 18-hole World Mini-Golf setup.

Local & international businesses who wish to book a space at the event, please call at 7026-0268 /3321-2915 or e-mail us at [email protected]

Event Details:

Location: DECC Metro Station (South) (Nearby Alfardan Tower), Doha, Qatar
Date: 1 January 2020 - 24 April 2020
Time: Weekdays: 12:30 pm - 12:00 am, Weekends: 2 pm – 12 midnight
Price: Entry - It's free!
Phone: 70260268
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://bit.ly/MSFBooking

Until April 25, 2020

Torba Farmers Market

Have you visited Torba Farmers Market yet? The market brings the best in locally grown produce, homemade cuisine and beverages, and sustainable products to the public. It’s a place where the community gathers to learn, shop and be empowered as vendors and market visitors. It takes place at Qatar Foundation’s Ceremonial Court, every Saturday until 25 April 2020 from 8 am to 8 pm.

Event Details:

Location: Ceremonial Court, Qatar Foundation
Date: Every Saturday (Until 25 April 2020)
Time: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketqa/

Until April 25, 2020

MIA Park Bazaar

The MIA Park Bazaar is a melting pot of trade and tradition that features around different stalls offering a vibrant mix of products from handcraft, accessories, paintings, clothing, jewelry, photography to art. Moreover, you can also enjoy home-cooked food as a number of stalls sell mouth-watering cuisines.

Event Details:

Location: MIA Park
Date: 3 January 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 02:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: http://www.mia.org.qa/en/mia-park/park-bazaar

Until 30 May 2020

Baraha Souq at the National Museum of Qatar

Image credit: Qatar Calendar

National Museum of Qatar unfolds a new artisan market offering you an outdoor scene filled with local arts, crafts, cultural gifts, and food.

Event Details:

Location: National Museum of Qatar
Date: 22 November 2019 - 30 May 2020
Time: Open only on weekends, Fridays from 2 pm to 7 pm, Saturdays from 9 am to 7 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Email: [email protected]

Until May 8, 2020

B.Square Mall Winter Bazaar

Catch your favourite sellers of different local and imported foods and products.

Bazaar is located at B Square Mall in Al Thumama, Doha, open until May 2020 every Thursdays and Fridays from 4 pm to 12 midnight.

Event Details:

Location: B-Square Mall
Date: 16 January 2020 - 8 May 2020
Time: 04:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BSquareMallQa/

Until 30 June 2020

Qatar Food Fest at Hotel Park

To treat you with all the delicious food, Qatar's longest food festival is going on at the Hotel Park. Join this culinary celebration with your friends and family and enjoy mouth-watering dishes in this beautiful weather.

Event Details:

Location: Hotel Park, Al Corniche Street, Doha, Qatar
Date: 1 November 2019 - 30 June 2020
Time: 04:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: No Entrance ticket - N/A
Phone: 44567665
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hotelparkdoha.com

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