Qatar Summer Festival - Eid activities
The QSF centerpiece and family favourite opens its doors to the public on the first day of Eid Al Fitr. Spread out over the expansive ground floor of the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center, the City’s key features include the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, Timba Cars, Bricklyn Lego, skill games, virtual reality and arcade games, a paintball shooting range and live entertainment shows.
The City will also have a food court and pop-up shops. It will be open daily from 2:00pm to 11:00pm. An individual entry ticket costs QAR 15. Individual game prices range from 5 QAR to 50QAR.
Special QSF events for Eid Al Fitr
QSF’s participating malls will also be putting on special free entertainment shows for shoppers and families looking for some indoor fun from the first to the fifth day of Eid Al Fitr, including:
Ice Age is the must-see show of the season will be held on Doha Festival City’s main stage this year. The 30-minute-long show will be held three times daily at 3 pm, 5 pm and again at 8:30 pm. Visitors around the mall will be treated to ongoing roaming shows such as Ardha and guitar performances, and Ambush Man the magician.
At Al Khor Mall, families can enjoy non-stop entertainment in the form of Bollywood and Hip Hop dance shows, magic shows by Mysterious Ash and acro-balance shows between 5:50 pm and 10:30 pm. A henna artist will also be there on 23June 23rd and 24th.
And, starting 6 pm every evening, visitors and residents can follow a roaming circus, mime with human statues and have a whirl with Tanoura dancers at Gulf Mall.
Those heading to Mall of Qatar will find mall-wide entertainment in the form of kids’ activities, handicraft workshops and cultural events. In the evenings the Oasis Stage will come to life with live stage shows.
Beauty and the Beast lovers are in for a treat at Lagoona Mall. The all-time classic will be performed on stage at 5 pm, 7 pm and 9 pm daily throughout Eid.
At The Mall, families will find entertainment with the roaming mascots and parades around the mall between 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
For those longing for European street performances, Landmark Mall will feature Italian musical parades and amusing human statues from London every day between 5:30 pm and 9 pm. These shows will only run from 26 to 29 June.
Stand Up Comedy
Visitors and residents in need of a laugh can count on the Marlon Wayans Stand Up Comedy Show. The American superstar comedian will perform on Tuesday, 27 June at the Qatar National Convention Centre. The evening will be hosted by Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon and features an opening act by Saad Khan from Stand-Up Comedy Qatar.
Tickets are on sale from QAR 199 to QAR 999, available at Virgin Megastore outlets and website, PlatinumList.net and QTickets.com
Families can also head to Aqua Park, Aspire Park, Souq Waqif, Al Wakra Heritage Village or Lusail Shooting Club for a variety of outdoor activities throughout Eid.
Visit Qatar Summer Festival online for more information.