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Posted On: 22 July 2018 02:06 pm
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Things To Do In Doha: July 22 - July 29, 2018

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We have rounded up for you a bunch of super activities in the town. There are dates festival, art exhibitions, and much more to explore over the next seven days. So let’s try our awesome recommendations for the best things to do in Doha.

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ILQ Recommendations

Summer Entertainment City 2018 (Until August 31)

Get set for an exciting and eventful summer in 2018! Summer entertainment city 2018 is going on at Doha Exhibition and Conventional Center to make your summer more colorful. Spread out over 29,000 m2 of the spacious ground floor of the DECC, the City's key features include the world’s largest bouncy castle, synthetic ice skating rink, bungee trampoline, 12 skill games, biggest virtual reality setup, exciting rides, video games, live entertainment shows and many more. Individual game prices range from QR10 to QR35. Other options are also available for unlimited gaming experience.

Location: DECC
Date: Until 31 August
Time: 12:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online

Dates festival( Until August 4)

Are you craving for sweet treats? Then head over to the dates festival at Souk Waqif to have some healthy treats.

Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) agriculture section has organise the third edition of the local dates festival at Souq Waqif running until August 4 to coincide with the dates production season in the country.

The festival, sponsored by the Souq Waqif management, is part of the MME’s efforts to maintain the cultural heritage of the country and attract more tourists, in addition to encouraging farmers to preserve and develop their palm trees and keep them in the best shape possible. It has also been accredited as an annual event that promotes interaction among farmers in the field and serves as an excellent platform to exchange related experiences.

The festival is displaying all types of Qatari dates and the participating farms are showcasing their produce for sale throughout the event. The festival is be open to the public daily from 4pm until 10pm throughout its duration.

Location: Souq Waqif
Date: Until 4 August
Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It's free!

July 27, 2018

ABBA Tribute Night Returns To Paloma

Relive the golden years of Abba and dance to their famous hits such as Dancing Queen, Chiquitita, and more performed by the all-new Dynamix band at Paloma, InterContinental Doha Hotel & Residences.

Location: InterContinental Doha Hotel & Residences
Date: 27 July
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
For more info: Click here

Until August 31, 2018

Worldwide Brunch Tour at the Ritz-carlton, Doha

Following the success of The Farmers and The Super Hero Brunch last season, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha continues to raise the bar and innovate on the brunch concept with the launch of The Worldwide Brunch, starting on Friday, July 20th.

Overlooked by four international Chefs, Executive Chef Satish Yerramilli, Executive Sous-Chef Evangelos Liakouris, Efe Salar, Chef de cuisine at Lagoon Restaurant and Xavier Vautier, Pastry Chef, The Worldwide Brunch showcases the cuisine from six unique culinary destinations:

First destination Asia!

Family and friends will be entertained with musical performances while the little ones will join the festive fun with an array of activities including face painting, balloon twisting, cinema watching and many more.

The Worldwide Brunch is available every Friday, from 1pm to 4pm at The Lagoon Restaurant and is priced at QAR 280 per person inclusive of selected house beverages, QAR 180 per person inclusive of soft beverages, QAR 90 for children between 5 to 12 years old and complimentary for those below 5.

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, West Bay Lagoon, Doha, Qatar
Date: Until 31 August
Time: 1:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: QAR 280 per person inclusive of selected house beverages
Children between 5 to 12 years old - 90QR per person
180QR per person inclusive of selected house beverages - 280QR
For more info: Click here

Until September 7, 2018

Gardens of Al-Andalus exhibition

Created by Fundación de Cultura Islámica (FUNCI) - the Islamic Culture Foundation of Madrid - the exhibition highlights the importance of gardens in Islam and displays the plants, tools, and gardening methods used by Muslims in Andalusia.

The Gardens of Al-Andalus exhibition opened at the Qatar National Library (QNL) in Education City, highlighting the importance of gardens in Islam and displaying the plants, tools and gardening methods used by Muslims in Andalusia. The three-month exhibition, created by the Islamic Culture Foundation of Madrid (Funci) and being held under the patronage of HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, QNL, will run until September 7.

Al-Andalus generally refers to the area of the Iberian Peninsula governed by Muslims from the 8th century to the 15th century, which gave its name to the modern region of Andalusia in southern Spain, according to Funci. The Qur’anic Botanic Garden brought the exhibition to Qatar after it was shown in various countries in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Gulf.

Location: Qatar National Library
Date: 9 June - 7 September
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed

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