Things to do in Qatar this weekend: February 6-8

Things to do in Qatar this weekend: February 6-8

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Get ready for the exciting weekend filled with events. Gear up for the Sports Day at Doha Triathlon or enjoy a movie with the family under the stars!

To help you decide on how to get the best out of this weekend, we have singled out our top 6 favorites!

Get the best of this weekend at the following events:

1. Doha Triathlon 2020


Dates: February 7, 2020

Where: Museum of Islamic Art Park (MIA park)

Time: 6:00 am

Entry: Click here for registration 

Doha Triathlon returns to the Museum of Islamic Art Park (MIA park) with its fourth edition, bringing all ages and abilities together for one of the sporting year’s highlights, set against the stunning backdrop of the Museum of Islamic Art, and the skyline.

Events include mini-kid and youths duathlon (run/cycle/run), and triathlons (sea swim/cycle/run) at three distance options. You can also get two friends to compete together in a team relay with each person tacking their favorite discipline.

Over 500 are expected to participate in an event that attracts elite athletes, triathlon regulars and once-a-year have-a-go fitness fans.

2. International Honey Exhibition 2020


Dates: January 30 to February 8, 2020

Where: Souq Waqif

Time: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Entry: Entry is free for all

International Honey Exhibition features some of the best selections of honey around!

Local honey is becoming increasingly popular in Qatar because of its flavor, purity, quality and medicinal value, with the most popular honey being the one that is produced by bees that gather nectar from the local Sidra trees.

This festival is well worth your time if you have a craving for some honey.

3. Halal Qatar Festival 2020


Dates: February 2-10, 2020

Where: Katara Cultural Village

Time: Morning: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Evening: 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Entry: Entry is free for all

Halal Qatar Festival started on February 2, 2020, and it will run until February 10, 2020, at Katara Cultural Village.

The theme of this festival focuses on a distinct feature of heritage, one that is drawn from deep within the deserts of Qatar, sheep and goat breeding.

The festival features methods that help in breeding and raising sheep and showcases various traditional, educational, and recreational activities.

Don’t miss the opportunity to revive the Qatari heritage and relive their simple lives amidst the dunes, at Al-Mazain, Al-Mazad Auction, and sheep barns presentation at Katara.

4. Marona's Fantastic Tale


Dates: February 6-8, 2020

Where: MIA Park

Time: 7:00 pm

Entry: Get your tickets now

It’s “Cinema weather” in Qatar. If you are looking for a perfect evening outing with family and friends, head out to MIA Park where you can enjoy the animated movie “Marona's Fantastic Tale” under the stars.

The storyline:

Victim of an accident, a small female dog remembers the different masters she has unconditionally loved. With her unfailing empathy, Marona has brought lightness and innocence in each of the homes she has lived in.


Thursday, February 6, 7:00 pm

Friday, February 7, 7:00 pm

Saturday, February 8, 7:00 pm

5. Friday Brunch at The Curry House


Dates:  February 7, 2020

Where: Intercontinental Doha - The City

Entry: For reservation, call on 3114 6455

Weekends just got a lot more exciting at The Curry House!

Join The Curry House for their Friday brunch on February 7 and February 14 for their special unlimited A La Carte menu and enjoy entertainment with X Factor UK finalist, Garry Greig. Booking is essential!

Prices start from QAR 290 per person.

6. MIA Park Bazaar


Dates: January 3 - April 25, 2020 (Friday and Saturday)

Where: Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park

Time: Fridays (2:00 pm – 8:00 pm) and Saturdays (12:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Entry: Entry is free for all

This year’s Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park Bazaar, a seasonal weekend market, is proving popular since it opened to the public last weekend. For home-based business owners especially, it has proven to be an opportunity to boost trade and increase exposure.

MIA Bazaar has got a vibrant mix of 120 stalls and new ones will constantly pop up. MIA Park Bazaar is a modern version of the old souq tradition.

The stalls are offering a wide range of gastronomies from all over the world.

You can also browse and grab handcrafted artifacts, accessories, canvases, fashion wears, designer ornaments. If you’re looking for significant or customized presents for your precious ones, the bazaar offers a huge range of products for all the age groups.

Enjoy some Karak with a dramatic view of the Doha skyline and cherish some quality time with your family or friends as the mercury drops!


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