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Things To Do In Doha: April 1 - April 8, 2018

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With another refreshing new week ahead of us, are you already thinking about something exciting to do over the next seven days? ILQ can hook you right up with our event listings for the week! With a huge range of activities including National Sport Day activities, Chinese New Year and Valentine’s events, we’ve got you covered everything!

Our events listings will be out every Sunday so be sure to keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! For more information visit

February 1 - May 1, 2018

Aspire Winter Festival

Aspire Zone is ready to welcome thousands of visitors to Qatar’s largest entertainment event, the “Aspire Winter Festival”, which opens to the public on Thursday.

The “Aspire Winter Festival”, running through May 1st, features more than 50 activities and entertainment events for the whole family to enjoy in one place at Aspire Park, the destination of choice during the welcoming winter months.

Festival organisers brought a number of unusual and fun activities for festival attendees, including musical performances, a pop up art gallery, a pirate treasure hunt, an extreme rush slide, a circus, an extreme race, a 7D cinema, a theatre, a sand pit, and many lego and board games, as well as rock climbing and archery stations.

The festival also has a dedicated food and beverage area, featuring more than 14 outlets, as well as 30 shopping outlets introducing international vendors.

The festival welcomes visitors every day from 4 pm to 10 pm, except Fridays and Saturdays when the festival is open from 3 pm to 10 pm.

As part of its corporate social responsibility commitment, AZF will also mark a number of international observances, including World Health Day, Earth Hour, and World Youth Day among others.

Location: Aspire Zone
Date: February 1 - 1 May
Time: 04:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
For more info: Click here

March 8 - May 8, 2018

Al Bidda Park Spring Bazaar

Spend your spring at Qatar's best family destination - Al Bidda Park and enjoy a wide range of delicious food, tons of live performances, Trampoline Park, and so much fun at just one stop starting from March 8th until May 8th.

Location: Al bidda Park, Doha, Qatar
Date: March 8 – May 8
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

March 26 - May 26, 2018

Streets of Doha | City of Play

In Partnership with Ministry of Municipality and Environment, The British Council in Qatar brings to you “Streets of Doha” Maze at Dahl Al Hammam Park. An exciting public installation for families to enjoy the feel of old Doha streets. There will also be a selection of traditional Qatari games. Children can enjoy creating their own collages of the existing streets of Doha and will be able to design their dream spaces. The maze will be open to the public from 26th March – 26th May 2018 with special family activity every Friday from 4pm – 8pm. Free admission every day for 2 months from 26th March – 26th May 2018.

Loocation: Dahl Al Hammam Park
Date: March 26 - May 26
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: - It's free!
For more info: Click here

April 2 - May 7, 2018

Sidra Medicine Free Workshop

Sidra Medicine, a specialty children’s, young people and women’s healthcare organization and member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), announced a new schedule for its ongoing series of educational workshops, this time focusing on child safety tips both at home and on the road.

The free workshops offer the local community a chance to speak with Sidra Medicine experts, ask questions, and connect with other parents and families in the country. The sessions are part of Sidra Medicine’s Child Safety and Injury Prevention Program. The program was launched in March 12, 2018 and aims to educate participants about essential child safety tips, from ensuring their ride home from the hospital is a safe one to preventing burn injuries in all areas of the home.

To date, Sidra Medicine has organized four workshops for both patients and community members, giving them the necessary knowledge to handle real-life safety situations. The upcoming child car seat safety workshops will be held on April 2nd and May 2nd, while the home safety workshops will be held on April 16th and May 7th. All workshops will be held at the Patient Resource Center in the Outpatient Clinic at Sidra Medicine, with the English-language workshops taking place from 10:00 – 11:00 am, and the Arabic-language ones from 3:00 – 4:00 pm.

All workshops are free and open to the public and those interested can register by emailing [email protected] or calling +974 4003 6277.

Sidra Medicine opened its inpatient facility on January 14th, 2018 and has recently began accepting referrals from private clinics, Al-Rayyan Health Center and Gharrafat Al Rayyan Health Center, in addition to ongoing referrals from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) Centers.

The Emergency Department at Sidra Medicine is not open and all patients needing emergency care should continue to present at emergency centers around Qatar. For more information about Sidra Medicine services, please visit:

Date: April 2 - May 7
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

April 5 - 8, 2018

Katara 2nd Festival for oud instrument

Katara 2nd Festival for oud instrument

The magical rhythms of the Oud will once again resonate throughout Katara Cultural Village during the Second Katara Oud Festival being held from April 5 to 8. Over the four days, world-renowned Oud maestros will enchant the audience at Katara, while talented Oud makers from across the globe will display their skills on the sidelines of the Festival. Expert talks, daily musical performances and many more. Join us to know and enjoy the Oud.

Location: Opera House - Building 16, Katara
Date: April 5 - 8
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

Friday, April 6, 2018

The 7th Edition of Senyar Festival

The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) is organising for the seventh consecutive year Senyar Championship. This annual marine competition is comprised of fishing and pearl diving contests with valuable prizes allocated to the winning contestants.

The championship aims to revive ancestral heritage whilst highlighting the traditions, customs and values associated with Qatari marine life. The experiences of arduous diving voyages of the past centuries included the admirable exertion of patience and persistence.

For the first time in the Senyar Festival, the organizing committee launched the 'Senyar Family Competition. Families will have the opportunity to experience thrilling adventure and challenge. So register now and enjoy great moments with your family.

Location: Katara
Date: April 6
Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

Free Medical and Dental Camp

Get your medical check up done free of cost at Naseem AI Rabeeh Medical Centre, Al Rayyan branch on 6th April 2018 between 2 PM and 9PM including Free Consultation of General Medicine, ENT, Orthopaedics , Dermatology, Gynaecology, Internal Medicine and Dental with free Check up of Blood Sugar, Blood pressure, Cholesterol, Physical Examination, Dental X-ray and Free Medicines.

Location: Naseem AI Rabeeh Medical Centre, Al Rayyan branch
Date: April 6, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

April 6 - 7, 2018

Dj Cherelle Chambers at Qube, Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Get ready to party with some fantastic Hip Hop, R&B, Funk, Soul and Disco! Mark your calendars Doha! Dj Cherelle is taking over the decks on the 6th of April at Qube Club.

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, Doha, Qatar
Date: April 6 - 7
Time: 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: VIP (Gents) - QR 130, VIP(Ladies) - QR 50, Regular (Gents) - QR 100

April 6 - April 27, 2018

Mix Sum ’n’ Dim Sum

With a sleek and stylish interior, amazing Cantonese cuisine, creative fusion bar food, great drinks and popular DJs, Shanghai Club always draws a hip crowd, and Chinese food lovers. It’s the best view in town and the perfect place for an authentic dim sum.

Location: Shanghai Club
Date: April 6 - April 27
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: cocktail class and Dim Dum Brunch - 300QR
For more info: Click here

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