Eid al-Adha 2023 events and activities in Qatar

Eid al-Adha 2023 events and activities in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Get ready to celebrate Eid al-Adha 2023 as it approaches, coinciding with the arrival of summer. The annual festival is celebrated by nearly two billion Muslims around the world with an abundance of joy and anticipation as families and friends eagerly await the festivities, gathering for memorable dinners, and lunches, and enjoying outings to parks, malls, and other destinations. With each passing year, Eid al-Adha continues to captivate our hearts, and this year is certainly no exception. Prepare for a remarkable celebration as various organizations and iconic landmarks across Qatar unveil a host of exciting events and activities.

Don't miss out on these unforgettable experiences—here are some of the must-attend Eid al-Adha events and festivities for your enjoyment.

Eid festivities at Education City Stadium

Qatar Foundation hosted Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Education City Stadium earlier this year for the first time, along with a fun Eid festival following the prayers. Following the success of this initiative, the venue is all set to welcome worshippers for Eid al-Adha 2023 prayers at the stadium, yet again followed by highly anticipated Eid festivities and celebrations.

Eid prayer will begin at 5 am on June 28, 2023, followed by Eid festivities until 9 am. The Eid al-Adha festivities and fun include face painting, games, food & drinks, and more for the entire family.

Timings: 5 am to 9 am

Location: Education City Stadium

Access:  Free for all

Eid celebrations at Lusail Boulevard

Lusail City has announced Eid celebrations at Lusail Boulevard. Eid fireworks are set to happen on June 28 at 8.30 pm at Al Sa'ad Plaza.

Location: Lusail Boulevard

Access: Free to attend

More details of the event are yet to be announced. Stay tuned to this space for more information.

Eid Al Adha Festival at Al Shaqab

Al Shaqab is all set to host a highly exciting Eid Al-Adha celebration for three days running, promising fun of all kinds for young ones and adults alike. The multitude of thrilling activities you can look forward to include Arabian horse rides, pony rides, vaulting, lead rein class, archery, bouncy castles, face painting, an inflatable obstacle course, henna art, stage shows, and more. Register here now.

Dates: June 29 to July 1, 2023

Timings: 4 pm to 8 pm

Location: Longines Indoor Arena, Al Shaqab

Access:  Free but prior registration is mandatory.

Slam Dunk Show at Doha Quest

The extremely thrilling Slam Dunk show is set to make an appearance this Eid al-Adha at Doha Quest. Witness the jaw-dropping slam dunking, gravity-defying air flips, and mindblowing stunts by the Slam Dunkers. 

Date: June 28 to July 2

Timings: 12 pm to 10 pm

Location: Doha Quest, Doha Oasis

Access: Book tickets on Doha Quest website. 

Eid al-Adha Celebrations at Katara

Gear up to enjoy some spectacular festivities including a stunning fireworks show for Eid al-Adha at Katara Beach. These festivities will span across the Eid weekend and are the ultimate experience for families to witness together. Some of the activities include planetarium shows, competitions, theater performances, and distribution of Katara Eideh (gifts).

Date: June 28 to July 2 (Four days of Eid al-Adha)

Timings: 5 pm to 9 pm

Location: Katara Beach

Access: Free to attend

Wael Kfoury: Live Concert

Get ready to groove to a live concert by Lebanese sensational singer, songwriter, composer, and performer, Wael Kfoury at Mall of Qatar's Oasis Stage.

Date: July 5

Timing: 9 pm

Location: Mall of Qatar – Oasis Stage

Access: Free to attend

Mall of Qatar

DreamWorks Animation Kung Fu Panda show at Mall of Qatar promises a legendary Eid al-Adha celebration with a splendid display of kung fu by some Shaolin warriors. One of the main activities will also let children meet with the characters of the beloved Kung Fu Panda - Po & Tigress and develop their kung fu skills in the warrior training activity area. 

Date: June 28 to July 8 (excluding July 5)

Timings: 5 pm to 7 pm (Kung Fu Panda - warriors of Awesomeness)

6 pm to 8.30 pm (China Songshan Tilong Kung Fu Troupe)

Location: Mall of Qatar

Access: Free to attend

Qatar Museums

Plan a visit to one of the new exhibits, "Mosques in Qatar: Then and Now" at Museum of Islamic Art, which has been set up in cooperation with the Ministry of Endowments & Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) and Seashore Group. The exhibit is a true celebration of Qatari and Islamic architectural identity. Visit the exhibit to gain insights on how design of mosques in Qatar has evolved over the decades. 

Date: June 22 to August 12, 2023

Timings: 9 am to 7 pm (Saturday to Thursday)

1.30 pm to 7 pm (Friday)

Location: Museum of Islamic Art

Access: Free entry for Qatar citizens and residents | QAR 50 for non-residents

Eid events at Place Vendôme Mall 

Place Vendôme has a few events happening over the Eid al-Adha weekend. Immerse yourself in the soulful renditions of the Siwar Choir or enjoy at the beIN Baraem TV Activation event. 

Date:  June 29 to July  1 (beIN TV Activation)

July 2 to July 3 (Siwar Choir)

Location: Place Vendôme Mall, Lusail

Eid al-Adha events at Old Doha Port

Brace yourself for a plethora of amazing activities lined up at Old Doha Port. Enjoy the festive ocassion of Eid al-Adha with the multitude of activities spread across the Mina District. Activities include ribbons on rollers, hot air balloons, ice cream show, colored drummers, and more. 

Date: June 28 to July 1, 2023

Timings: 5.30 pm to 10 pm

Location: Old Doha Port

Access: Free to attend

Al Maha Island

Al Maha Island, Qatar's newest prestigious location is where all the glitz and glamour is at for Eid al Adha. Whether it is one of the amazing shows at Billionaire Doha or dining at the many delightful restaurants like Tatel, Beef Bar, Em Sherif and other, there's a lot to check out on. 

For more details, check out the IG handle @almaha.island

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