If you always wonder what to do or where to go then you need to check out Qatar’s Winter Festivals. Located across the country they offer free and ticketed activities providing fun for all the family!
Here is our round-up of everything you need to know about the festivals including timings.
Qatar’s Winter Festivals
Please make sure to check all details directly with the organising venues before heading out, as details may be changed as per their discretion.
Aspire Winter Festival
Offers over 50 different games and activities to appeal to young and old alike. Activities include Paintball, Bricklyn, Inflatable rides and more. There is also a Royal Circus with acrobats, magicians, and animals – it is scheduled to run until 15th February with tickets priced from QAR 80.
There will also be stalls selling products and a food court area that includes Elevation Burger, New Day, Steakcorner, and Lord of the Wings.
Open until May 2018. Parking entrance on Al Furousiya Street.
Timings: 4:00pm – 10:00pm (open from 3:00pm on weekends). Royal Circus shows: Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7:00pm; closed on Mondays; Thursday, Friday and Saturday: at 5:00pm and at 7:00pm.
Souq Wakrah Spring Festival
The second Spring Festival at Souq Al Wakrah offers a variety of games, rides and shows with street performers and acrobatic shows. There is also a games area, and pony rides.
Timings: Acrobatic show at 5:00pm. European Circus with daily shows at 5.20pm and 8:00pm. It also features firework displays from 7:30pm with the last show scheduled for February 1st.
Limited 15 day festival, running until February 1st.
Souq Waqif Spring Festival
The annual Souq Waqif Spring Festival provides an entertainment destination with exciting rides and thrilling mesmerising live shows. Features outdoor trampoline park, mini golf course, and 30 unique amusement park rides.
Running until 25th April 2018.
Timings: 3:00pm-10:30pm. Free entry, but rides are priced individually form QAR 15 to 25. Gold Pass Available.
Arranged by UDC this magical festival will be held at Qanat Quarter, with games and entertainment. Features water taxi rides, 3D floor paintings, graffiti & caricature paintings, musicians, stage shows, outdoor cinema & spectacular laser shows.
Running from 31st January until 3rd February 2018.
Timings: From 4:00pm-9:00pm. Free Entry
Supercars Show, Medina Centrale
Visit the Supercars Show in Medina Centrale, The Pearl-Qatar, only on the 1st and 2nd of February, from 3:00pm until 9:00pm.
Piazza Outdoor Festival, Lagoona Mall
The outdoor festival at the Piazza at Lagoona Mall offers a host of activities and entertainment including live cooking sessions supported by W Doha Hotel.
Residents and visitors will experience activities such as the adventure park, graffiti artist, children’s workshop and musical performances from local artists.
Running every weekend until 10th February 2018. Free entry.
Timings: Thursdays from 6:00pm-11:00pm; Fridays from 2:00pm-11:00pm; Saturdays from 12:00pm-9:00pm.
Mall of Qatar Funfair Festival
Mall of Qatar’s latest family fun event is offering unique entertainment to visitors of all ages, and activities in collaboration with QSports. Features wind tunnel, outdoor paintball, and trampoline park.
Running daily until 15th April 2018. Accessible from East Gate 1. Free Entry. Rides priced from QAR 20 (Paintball QAR90; Wind Tunnel from QAR 195).
Timings: Sunday to Wednesday 3:00pm-10:pm; Thursday 3:00pm-11:00pm; Friday 2:00pm-11:00pm; Saturday 1:00pm to 9:00pm