Everything you need to know about Shop Qatar 2019

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Shop Qatar, the country’s only nation-wide shopping festival is back for the 3rd time and it is even bigger and better than before. Shop Qatar has commenced on 15th December 2018 and will run until Sunday, 20th January 2019. The 35-day festival invites residents and visitors to explore and enjoy Qatar’s diverse retail offerings which includes everything from luxury malls and high-end boutiques to themed, entertainment-rich shopping centers, as well as authentic souqs and bazaars. And, for the first time, the Shop Qatar Design District at DECC has brought all the latest fashion and lifestyle trends under one roof.

Retail Offers

Bargain hunters should explore the countless offers from retailers and take advantage of their incredible discounts of up to 50%, and will even get a chance to win luxury cars and cash prizes worth 3 million Qatari Riyals. During the course of the festival, various discounts are applied to consumer goods ranging from electronics, gadgets, and homeware to clothes, cosmetics and accessories for men, women and children. Shop Qatar 2019 sees an ensemble of 14 retail partners from Doha and beyond, including Al Mirqab Mall, Al Khor Mall, City Centre, Dar Al Salam Mall, Doha Festival City, Gulf Mall, Hyatt Plaza, Lagoona Mall, Landmark Mall, Mall of Qatar, Royal Plaza, Tawar Mall, The Gate Mall and The Pearl-Qatar.

Shop & Win

Shoppers who spend QAR 200 at any of the 14 participating retailers will enter a weekly raffle draw for a chance to win luxury cars and cash prizes worth up to QAR 3 million Qatari Riyals.  

How to enter in the raffle draws:

1-           Hold on to your receipts after you shop at the participating stores.

2-           Approach the Shop Qatar info kiosks in the malls and present your receipts.

3-           You will receive 1 voucher for every QAR 200 spent.

4-           Drop your vouchers in the Shop Qatar raffle box.


Weekly raffle draws


1st Raffle Draw

Date: 27th December 2018, Thursday

Venue: Tawar Mall

Time: 7:30 PM


2nd Raffle Draw

Date: 3rd January 2019, Thursday

Venue: Hyatt Plaza

Time: 7:30 PM


3rd Raffle Draw

Date: 10th January 2019, Thursday

Venue: Mall of Qatar

Time: 7:30 PM


4th Raffle Draw

Date: 20th January 2019, Sunday

Venue: Doha Festival City

Time: 7:30 PM

There is also going to be a ‘Wheel of Fortune’ giving away up to 15 prizes to shoppers present at the mall at the time of the weekly raffle draws.

Shop Qatar Design District

Held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), the District brings a colourful showcase of pop-up shops, cafes, and more than 20 fashion shows and masterclasses along with a busy schedule of live entertainment - all under one roof.

Running from the 5th – 12th January and open daily from 3:00pm – 10:00pm.


More than 50 hotels across Qatar is having special offers throughout Shop Qatar. The offers include discounted room nights, promotions at F&B outlets and health club services as well as free airport transfers.

Authentic Experiences

For authentic shopping experiences, Shop Qatar has renewed its partnership with Embrace Doha to lead shopping tours at Souq Waqif.

Days & Times: Saturday 22, 29 December & 5 January. 4:00 - 6:00pm

Meeting point: AlRumaila Hotel – Souq Waqif

Tickets: 200QAR for adults; 100QAR for children over 10 years old

Registration can be done by calling on 66725272.

Music Concerts

The final week of Shop Qatar 2019 is going to host live music concerts featuring Pakistani, Indian and globally-renowned artists.

Shop Qatar Mobile App

“Shop Qatar” mobile application provides users with the latest updates on Shop Qatar's activities happening across malls, hotels, as well as the Shop Qatar Design District. You can also purchase tickets for music concerts and masterclasses through the app. It is available on both Android and iOS app stores and has both English and Arabic user interfaces.

Find Shop Qatar online


Facebook: QatarCalendar

Instagram: @QatarCalendar 

Twitter: @QatarCalendar          

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