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Souq Waqif Spring Festival

Date and Venue:31 December 2017 – 25 April 2018 from 10:00 am onwards at Souq Waqif.

Entry Fee: Free

The much-awaited Souq Waqif festival comes with an array of exciting events for all ages. Choose from more than 60 activities, including 30 amusement rides. It will be the longest-running festival in Souq Waqif. There will be Qatar’s largest outdoor trampoline park, 18-hole mini golf course, Ocean Ball Kids Play area, Kids’ Driving School, delightful food offerings, musical shows and vibrant parades. So welcome 2018 with your friends and family at this grand celebration.

Silent Disco on New Year Eve Party

Date and Venue:31 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 from 09:00 pm – 02:00 am at Doha Marriott Hotel, Doha, Qatar

Entry Fee: Early bird offer- 399QR, Regular entrance – 499QR VIP Table – for more details.

Contact for more details on

Phone: +974 4429 8888

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2032211463666405

Join the unique New Year party with a Silent Disco. Just groove non-stop with music of your own choice this New Year at Doha Marriott and have an unforgettable experience socialising in a new way.

Enjoy Live Performances by Tony Yayo and Chris Willis

Tony Yayo

Date and Venue:31 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am at Crystal, W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay, Doha

Entry Fee: Paid. For more details contact

Phone: +974 4453 5135

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.wahmdoha.com

Tony Yayo will spark your New Year eve with amazing rap. The American rapper, hype man is a member of the hip hop group, G-Unit . You cannot afford to miss this one if you are fond of American rap.

Chris Willis

Date and Venue:31 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am at Crystal, W Doha Hotel & Residences West Bay, and Doha

Entry Fee: Paid. For more details contact

Phone: +974 4453 5135

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.wahmdoha.com

Welcome the New Year by indulging in a musical night with Chris Willis, David Guetta & the best live drums, violin & saxophone performances.

The Backyard: Warm Up Party for NYE

Date and Venue: 29 December 2017 to 30 December 2017 from 7:00 pm to 2:00 am at Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Doha.

Entry Fee: Gents Qr100, including one drink and ladies free to enter until 8PM. After that Qr 65 including 1 drink. Note, entry only for people above 21 years of age. ID proof is required.

With the weekend drawing near, everyone is in celebration mode. So let’s enjoy the warm up celebrations with “Music Vending Machine” & DJ Shady, who will get you prepared for the NYE celebration on Sunday.

Sealine’s Dunes and Inland Sea Clean-Up

Date and Venue: 29 December 2017 from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm, Sealine

Entry Fee: Free

For participation and more details, contact:

Phone: 6643 6313

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.facebook.com/deapqatar/

You can fill the form here: https://goo.gl/forms/Ujm7ln5ahqyd5jzs1

There is no better way to begin New Year than making a resolution. If you have planned a cleanliness resolution for the next year, Doha Environmental Actions Project and Qatar Volunteers with Qatar International Adventures (QIA) gives you the opportunity to be a part of awareness and cleanliness drive at one of the most beautiful destinations, Sealine.

Be a part of the multicultural, multinational noble drive to restore the Natural Beauty of Sealine’s Dunes and Inland Sea Coastal Area. SUV transportation and expert drivers will help volunteers access the polluted, hard-to-reach areas of Sealine’s dunes and Inland Sea. Also, the volunteers will be invited for a celebration of their efforts, around a BBQ dinner at the QIA camp after the clean-up.

DJ Melody Kane – New Year’s Eve at Qube

Date and Venue: 31 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 from 7:00 pm to 2:00 am at Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Entry Fee: Tickets to be purchased on 31 December. Gents QR 130 (inclusive of one beverage) and , Ladies – free entry until 9pm. After 9pm – QR 50 (inclusive of one beverage)
For Ladies/Gents VIP Area(Upper level) – QR 160 (inclusive of one beverage)

Groove to the rocking mixes by DJ Melody from the U.K. this NYE. Join the Qube’s New Year bash to make your New Year memorable.  Say a blasting goodbye to year 2017.

 

 

 

Festive Eve Dinner at Olive Oil

Date and Venue: 24th December from 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm at Olive Oil, City Centre Rotana, Doha

Entry Fee: QR 195 per person, with unlimited beverage package starting at QR 120 only.

Jazz up your festive evening with delicious buffet and great tunes from Doha Jazz band at the Olive Oil. Make your evening special and immensely enjoyable being a part of festive Christmas Eve celebrations with your friends and family.

Festive Story Time Session, Virgin Megastore

Date and Venue: 23rd December, 3:00 pm onwards at Virgin Megastore at the Villagio Mall

Entry Fee: Free

Looking for a distinctive experience? Virgin Megastore has organised one for you. Join them for a fun filled “Story Time Session” complemented with activities to win prizes and sweet delights from Columbus Café for friends and family. Story, fun performances and delicious delights will surely stimulate your imagination. Grab the opportunity and enjoy!

Gingerbread Men Workshop: Festive Season with your kids

Date and Venue: 22rd December, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Doha Marriott Hotel

Entry Fee: QR75 to decorate a gingerbread man.

Celebrations with Children make festivals all the more festive. Join your kids to make the most of it this festive season by participating in Artistic & Festive Gingerbread Men Workshop in Salsa Restaurant, Doha Marriott Hotel. Be with your kids and cherish the two hours of creativity, energy, festivity and brightness this Christmas Season.

Secret Santa Village in the Sealine

Date and Venue: 22rd December, 02:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Sealine (Inland Sea)

Entry Fee: Baby Seat – 100QR Child – 185QR Adult – 275QR

365 Adventures lures you again with its fun-filled adventurous Christmas theme at Sealine. Celebrate Christmas in the beautiful scenery of Sealine with exciting activities, such as one hour Dune Bashing, Camel riding , Camping at the Inland Sea, Sunset experience at the Inland Sea, Secret Santa gifts distribution, BBQ Dinner with Mediterranean appetizers, beverages, snacks, music and a lot more.  Grab your seats now!

Powder and Damask Exhibition at Museum of Islamic Art

Date and Venue: Ongoing till 12th May 2018 from 09:00 am to 07:00 pm at Museum of Islamic Art

Entry Fee: Free

If you are looking for an off-beat experience this festive season, you may want to visit the Museum of Islamic Art to witness some of the most striking exhibitions. Power and damask is one such exhibition that displays collection of objects of Fadel Al Mansoori, such as edged weapons and firearms ranging from 17th to the 19th century, primarily produced in Turkey, Iran and India. It is an effort to highlight the importance of craftsmanship which reached unprecedented levels in these regions under the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires.

Torba Farmers Market

Date and Venue: Ongoing. Every day from 08:30–10:30 am and 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm. Except Thursdays. Market is operational on Thursday from 9:00 am to 04:00 pm

Entry Fee: Free

If you are an agricultural enthusiast and love to eat healthy, organically-produced food, Torba Farmers Market is the place to be at. The market is a special platform for farmers to sell quality locally-produced fruits, vegetable and other food items and earn dignified livelihood by cutting the middle men role. Not just for purchasing grocery, this is also a great place to learn about various crops by interacting with the farmers directly. So collect rich, organic food items at reasonable prices this weekend and stay healthy!

National Day celebrations at Katara Cultural Village

Date and Venue: December 13 – 19 from 04:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Katara Cultural Village

Entry Free

Experience the sense of patriotism on National Day celebrations at Katara Cultural Village that is offering exciting array of cultural activities and artistic performances. The organisers promise first-of-its-kind events and activities, including performances by paratroopers, theatrical play by Qatari youth,  a mosaic painting of Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, entertainment’ train, dancing’ fountain, stunning decorations and lots more.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of fun-filled gathering in ongoing celebrations.

Qatar National Day celebrations at The Pearl-Qatar

Date and Venue: December 15 to 18. Daily from 06:00 pm onwards at 6 & 7 La Croisette, Porto Arabia, The Pearl

Entry Free

Qatar’s National day celebrations are in full swing with various activities lined up for the next few days. The Pearl is decorated in glitter and glory, displaying cultural symbols. Various recreation and social activities are planned attracting large number of visitors.

The four-day event will include Arabic-style tents serving dates and traditional coffee, dedicated spaces  for children to play and colour their faces with National Day-inspired designs, Mascots portraying traditional cartoon characters, falcons on display, Folkloric ‘Arda’ performances and henna drawing.  This is one of the most exciting times of the year and marks the beginning of celebrations that will last till the year end.

Driven by German Design Exhibition

Date and Venue: October 13 – 14 January 2018. Daily from 09:00am to 07:00pm, except Fridays – 01:30pm to 07:00 pm at Qatar Museums Gallery, Al Riwaq

 Entry free

Driven by German Design opened in October as part of the Qatar-German year of Culture, 2017. The exhibition is organised by Qatar Museums, German Embassy in Doha and the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region.

The vast exhibition space was curated by renowned museum director, Prof. Dr. Martin Roth. It features marvellous sights of numerous design objects loaned from some of Germany’s most significant cultural institutions, such as the Vitra Design Museum, Neue Sammlung, Porsche Museum and Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt.

The exhibition highlights development of German designs since 1950, from diverse fields, including product and graphic design, architecture, furniture, fashion and automotive design, including some of the rare sight objects like iPhones, cameras and most iconic cars ever to have been designed. Porsche 911 Turbo, Volkswagen Golf and Käfer as a major attraction.

‘Design laboratory’ erases the difference between abstract and real, featuring interactive technologies and prototypes making victor’s experience all the more entertaining.

Exploring Expression by Fahad Al Obaidly

Date and Venue: December 16  – 16 January 2018. Daily from 09:00 am – 07:00 pm at W Doha Hotel & Residences

Entry Free

Abstract is an immediate relief from the realities we experience. It brings on a whole new world with no pre-defined discourse. If you are looking for such a line of flight, this may be your immediate choice. Set free your imagination with awakening vibrancy of colours by Fahad Al Obaidly, an artist who believes that art is a way to free world. He has put in efforts to underline ‘identity crises’ in his work. His art brings about his urge to portray the instability individuals face in the contemporary globalised arena that has taken away the sense of true self, alienating them even in a crowd.

Qatar Superstock 600 at Losail Circuit Sports Club

Date and Venue: December 15 – 16. From 09:00 am onwards at Losail Circuit Sports Club

Entry Free (for spectators)

If you are looking to increase the torque of your regular life, Qatar SuperStock 600 (QSTK600) is a perfect stop. The road racing championship organized by Qatar Motor Motorcycle Federation and Losail Circuit Sports Club is an exciting championship in which participants will use the best of their racing skills using one-make bike that will be used for the rest of the season. It will be a stocked 600cc bike.

This year, Qatar Superstock 600 Championship will have a new class QSTK Trophy that will be exclusively open to riders who achieve their best lap time of 2.09 minutes at the Losail International Circuit with a 600cc bike, or 2.07 minutes with a 1000cc bike, in five rounds. Join the thrill.

Car Stunt Show at Aspire Zone

Date and Venue: December 8 – 6 January.  Daily three shows: 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm at the Aspire Zone, New Driving School Park.

Entry Fee: 100 QAR per person and children under 5 have free entry

This is a walk-in event showcasing thrilling stunts by experts and participants. If you are looking for an exciting show of technique and speed producing stimulating visions of man and machine, this is the place to be at.

Live Performance by Allan Pineda Lindo / Apl De Ap

 

Date and Venue: December 15 – 16 from 08:00 pm – 02:00 am at The St. Regis, Doha

Entry Fee: Regular -250 QAR and VIP -500 QAR

Performance by Allan Pineda Lindo, professionally known as Apl De Ap, is a Filipino-American musician, rapper, singer, and record producer. He is best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning hip hop group, The Black Eyed Peas.

Join the night to Hip and Hop on energetic tunes of world class DJ and striking performance by the Filipino- American singer.