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Posted On: 25 March 2018 02:54 pm
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Things To Do In Doha: March 25 - April 1, 2018

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Want to shake up your summer? Looking to inject a little more sass into your weekend selection? Then you are in luck! Doha has a veritable suitcase full of choices to unpack over the week to come, so let’s make the most of them with our weekly guide to the most exciting and interesting things for you to do.

Experience the thrill of driving over sand dunes and admire the spectacular scenery of the desert, before relaxing and enjoying succulent dishes and classic cuisine. Or unwind the power of the natural universe with a full moon Yoga. And if you are an art lover, attend the ‘Emotions IAD Exhibition’ and take a journey into your own inner universe.

Our events listings will be out every Sunday, so be sure to keep following ILQ for more events updates and information! And if you want more, visit

Curious? Read on!

March 15- 25, 2018

Qatar International Food Festival 2018

As the country's only international food festival, QIFF 2018 brings culinary and cultural experiences from all corners of the globe to Qatar's residents and visitors. Festival favourites are back this year such as the signature Live Cooking Theater with participation from internationally renowned chefs such as US MasterChef Christine Ha, Qatar's very own Aisha AlTamimi, Kuwaiti cook Fawaz AlOmaim, Indian celebrity chef Ajay Chopra, Lebanese celebrity chef Ramzi Choueiri, and the Michellin Star chef who has been preparing the post-Oscars feast for 24 years, Wolfgang Puck.

Also back this year, is the Health Zone which encourages conscious eating habits and life choices that promote overall well-being. Festival-goers can enjoy free fitness classes to get their blood pumping while enjoying the outdoor festivities at Hotel Park.

This year, QIFF is also shedding a spotlight on locally-owned coffee shops which have become contemporary symbols of cultural and social exchange. The dedicated Coffee Zone provides coffee lovers a chance to immerse themselves in the bean's rich aromas and flavours.

Opening Hours: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location: Hotel Park Doha
Date: March 15 - 25
Time: 12:00 am
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
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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
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March 16 - 26, 2018

Unmissable March Screenings

As part of ‘Contemporary Releases’ selection, Doha Film Institute is going to present 'Faces Places'. The film is a lively, fun, stirring tribute to art and its ability to touch people and bring souls together. Screenings will take place on 22 and 23 March at Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium.

Last but not least this March is a screening of the acclaimed documentary, ‘Dream, Girl’, organised in partnership with the Embassy of Canada in Qatar and the Qatari Businesswomen’s Association. The film showcases the stories of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs and will be shown on March 26 at the Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium. This free screening will also be followed by a thought-provoking panel discussion.

Date: March 16 - 26
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: QR 35
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March 22 - 31, 2018

Mall of Qatar - Spring & Summer Fashion Festival 2018

Three daily fashion shows highlighting Women's, Men's, and Children's Spring/Summer collections from your favourite brands at MOQ, international designer shows, along with beauty workshops and more!

Location: Mall of Qatar
Date: March 22- 31
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Time: Oasis Shows: 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, & 8:30 pm
East Gate 1: Make-up Tutorials 12.00 pm – 10.00 pm
West Gate 1: Kitty Walk 12.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Luxury Court: Photo booth 12.00 pm – 10.00 pm
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March 24 - April 8, 2018

Emotions IAD Exhibition

"Emotions" undertakes the journey into the inner worlds of ourselves. Reflections, energies and feelings are brought out to the open, the artist thus becoming an interpreter between the inside and outside worlds. Join us for the opening reception of this exhibit on March 24th at 6pm and stop by to see the exhibit everyday from 9am to 7pm.

Location: W Doha Hotel & Residences
Date: March 24 - April 8
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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March 25 - April 5, 2018

Evolution Sports Qatar – IAM EVO Spring Break Holiday Camps

The camps & clinics are a fantastic opportunity to maintain contact time with your coach, whether that is soccer, swimming, multi-sport, netball or basketball. Learn new skills and techniques, meet new friends who have the same passion and desire for the game as you do.

IAMEVO & Evo Mini’s Multi-Sports Camps are designed to challenge young athletes to progressively develop their skills, performance and confidence. The courses are structured to meet the needs of all young players, to have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends in a safe and friendly environment.

Members have a choice of venue, with camps held at Doha College (Al Waab and West Bay). Camps are open to boys and girls aged 3- 6 & 7-16 years and run from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm daily at each site. They are also offering our ever-popular Soccer and Swimming specific camps and clinics.

Location: Al Bustan Street, Doha, Qatar
Date: March 25 - April 5
Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Price: QR 750(Per week)
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March 26 - 31, 2018

Oooredo Temba

Aspire Zone Foundation and Ooredoo Qatar Launch the unique Ooredoo Temba that brings together 16 teams to compete in a riveting and enthralling tournament, each team is composed of one goalkeeper and 3 players on the field.

This football tournament aims to nurture a passion for football in Qatar by offering football enthusiasts a competition that seeks to create an enduring legacy by engaging the community and providing football enthusiasts with the necessary platform and tools to compete in a professional tournament.

This is the ideal opportunity for all football players who are 18 years and older to get together and compete for the title. So don’t miss out, gather your team and get ready for the big kick off!

Location: The 5-A-Side Football Pitches, next to Ladies club opposite Al Waab road
Date: March 26 - March 31
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
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Friday, March 30, 2018

Desert Safari with a Bliss

Enjoy a thrilling desert safari and dune bashing experience followed by a blissful dinner with classic cuisine and succulent dishes at one of the luxurious camps in Inland Sea. Grab this great offer just for QR 350 for per person. They have also pick up and drop-off facility from Doha by professional off road drivers- allowing you to choose what works best for you.

You are going to the beach and its sandy! So don't forget to bring sunglasses, swimwear, towels, flip-flops, snacks and sunscreen.

Location: Inland Sea Beach, Qatar
Date: March 30
Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price: QR 350 (Above Age 11), QR 250(Age 6 to 11), QR150(Age 0 to 5)
Ticket Purchase: Online
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March 30 - April 1, 2018

Eggxquisite Spring Brunch at The St. Regis Doha

Little ones like grown up, adventure through the easterly brunch with numerous activities. Walk down the rabbit hole and emerge in the world of Benjamin Bunny. On this Grand Brunch occasion, drench your cravings with assorted food stations and various drinks pop up areas.

Location: The St. Regis Doha, Doha, Qatar
Date: March 30 - April 1
Time: 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: QR 350
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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Full Moon Session in the Heavenly Garden

Rejuvenate with a night of awakened spirits with the Heavenly Spa. Enjoy an evening of moving and eating well with a 75 minutes Full Moon Yoga session, followed by a healthy picnic dinner in the garden.

Join them and unwind under the power of the moon with your friends on March 31 at 7:00 pm.

Location: The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa
Date: March 31
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: QR 85
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Sunday, April 1, 2018

An Eggzciting Easter Affair at The Square

Gather your family for a memorable occasion at The Square! Experience culinary delights with special Easter brunch on the 1st of April. Head to the carving station for Lamb and more, while the little ones enjoy their exclusive Kids Buffet. The little ones will definitely enjoy the bouncy castle, egg hunt, and face painting activities!

Location: InterContinental Doha The City
Date: April 1
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: QR 195- QR 375 (Children below 6 years old dine for free, 6-12-year-olds get 50% off)
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