Qatar Summer Festival 2016

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Qatar is all set to bedazzle and engage residents and tourists alike in August, with its ‘Color your summer’ festival. The month-long event has been planned by Qatar Tourism Authority with an abundance of activities for children, families, and exciting offers for all ages.

Beginning on August 1, the festival will be hosted at pivotal points across Qatar as well as areas accessible to everyone near them.


The main locations focused on the festival are the malls across Qatar, Corniche, the Doha Exhibition Convention Center, Qatar National Convention Center, and Al Gharafa Sports Club.


The festival will commence with a grand display of fireworks on 1st August, with the finale on 31st August, signifying the splendor of the summer festival has bid farewell to its month long celebrations.


Spend on shopping and win fabulous prizes


These malls and places offer the opportunity to win exciting gifts through shopping promotions, sales and raffle draws throughout August.


The prizes are one of 4 Jaguar XJ sedans and up to QAR 800,000 in cash, and the chances can be availed of by just spending QAR 200 at these places:


Landmark Mall
Gulf Mall
Ezdan Mall
Al Khor Mall
Lagoona Mall
Hyatt Plaza
Dar Al Salam Mall
City Center Doha
The Pearl-Qatar


Raffle draws will be held every Thursday in August at these venues:


August 4 – Al Khor Mall
August 11 – Hyatt Plaza
August 18 – Dar Al Salaam Mall
August 25 – Lagooona Mall



Entertainment City


This year, like the previous ones will offer loads of entertainment for children and families at the Entertainment City at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center all through August. The fun includes rides, games, and exciting activities


Entry passes:


— Buy an all access Fun Pass for QAR 110 per person
*Comes with only 3 free Go-Karting rides
*Does not include any access to Arcade Games

— Buy an Entrance Only Pass for QAR 15 per person
*Does not include access to any games or rides
*Buy Arcade Games Tokens for QAR 5 onwards
*Buy Skill Games Tickets for QAR 5 onwards


* All passes are valid for one day only
* All passes are valid on date of purchase only
** Lost or broken wristbands will not be honored. In such cases a new wristband must be purchased.



Street Madness


Date: August 12
Time: Doors open at 4:00pm, outdoor event starts at 5:00pm, indoor event starts at 8:00pm
Location: Al Gharrafa Sports Club




VVIP Couch QAR 500
Platinum: QAR 175
Gold: QAR 125
Silver: QAR 75
Bronze: QAR 25


– This is a Males only event

– New Uber users can use the promo code LUXURY12 to earn a free ride of up to QAR 50.00 in value to and from the venue


Two days of football frenzy define this event. The grueling battle between footballs teams will be a friendly matches between teams; Captain vs. Captain, Team vs. Team, announcing the winner as “Street Madness King”.


These performances will be included in Street Madness:


– Sand ArtA by ‘Hajer’
– Skate boarding show by “Hasan & Husain”
– Dance and music show by “Barbes”
– The great rap singer ‘Quasi’
– The great singer “Ayed”

– A marvelous show by “Sheyab”



Qatar Comedy Festival


Date: Aug 18-21

Time: Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8:00pm

Location: Qatar National Convention Center




Single day ticket prices:
Silver QAR 145
Gold QAR 195
Platinum QAR 295
Royal QAR 1000


* All tickets prices are for one day attendance only.

The top 18 comedians in the GCC and Middle East region will showcase their talent and bring laughter in the crowds in the 2nd edition of the Doha Comedy Festival, arranged for 3 days as a part of the Qatar Summer Festival. The shows will be in Arabic for ages 13 and above.


Day 1: 
Bader Saleh, Fadi Al Shehri, Abdallah Al S’aidan, Waddah Swar, Ahmad Al Shammari, Hamad Al Amari


Day 2: 
Ibrahim Khairallah, Mohammed Al Garawi, Rajae Qawas, Abdelrahman Al Sheikhi, Bashar Al Jazzaf, Zied Al Swaida


Day 3: 
Moayad Al Nefaie, Moutasim Tarabzouni, Nikolas Khoury, Ibrahim Saleh, Sheyaab, Mohammad Tamimi


Find more information here about the Qatar Summer festival.