Eid al-Fitr 2023 events and activities in Qatar

Eid al-Fitr 2023 events and activities in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Eid al-Fitr is drawing close and Qatar is excited to celebrate one of the most important Muslim festivals. Keeping in sync with the many activities and events held during Ramadan, Qatar is set to hold a massive Eid celebration to mark a month of tasting’s end. Families and children alike will be able to delight in exciting events and activities being hosted for Eid al-Fitr 2023. Here are some must-visit Eid al-Fitr events to look forward to.

Eid al-Fitr celebrations at Lusail Boulevard

You should head over to Lusail Boulevard for a memorable Eid al-Fitr celebration where many entertainment activities are set to take place. There will be stage shows, carnival fun, parades, spectacular fireworks and drone shows. 

Dates: April 22, 23, 24 (second, third, and fourth  day of Eid al-Fitr)

Timings: 4 pm to 1 am

Fireworks at Doha Corniche

The Eid al-Fitr weekend is set to witness dazzling fireworks display over the Corniche. Watch the night skies light up with stunning fireworks.

Eid celebrations at Msheireb Downtown

Head over to Msheireb Downtown for some really special Eid al-Fitr celebrations happening in different parts of the neighborhood. 

Celebrate Eid in Barahat Msheireb

Click memorable photos at the special immersive 360 photobooth. Choose from a range of F&B stations to satiate your hunger and sample some truly delectable culinary delights. 

Dates: April 21 to April 28, 2023

Timings: 5 pm to 11 pm

Location: Barahat Msheireb

Access: Free for all

Al Sikka Eid Festival

The Sikka Eid festival will feature multiple theatrical performances, magic shows, dance shows, interactive games and competitions for all ages, with prizes to win!

Dates: April 21 to April 28, 2023

Timings:  5 pm to 11 pm

Location: Wadi Msheireb

Access: Free for all

Music entertainment by various singers and performers  will take place during Eid al-Fitr at Al Kahraba Street and various areas.

Ministry of Municipality Activities during Eid in Msheireb Downtown Doha

The Ministry is hosting a fun and interactive planting workshop for children, wherein they can learn and also take home the actual plant to nurture.

Dates: April 22 & April 23, 2023

Timings:  6 pm to 9 pm

Location: Sikkat al Ghafa

Access: Free for all

Eid giveaway contest

For one hour daily during the Eid weekend, children will be invited onstage to participate in a fun competition and win prizes and vouchers from participating stores in Msheireb. 

Timings:  7.30 pm to 8.30 pm 

Access: Free for all

QatarLive 2023 arab music nights

Qatar Live 2023, sponsored by Qatar Tourism (Visit Qatar), Qatar Airways, and Ooredoo, includes Arabic music nights coinciding with the days of Eid al-Fitr. The music nights will feature popular singers and performers enthrall the audience with their most popular performances. Confirmed performers include DJ Rodge, Tamer Hosny, Najwa Kharam, Marwan Khoury, Fahad al Kubaisi, Balqees, and Hams. More details on their concerts are included below:

Tamer Hosny & DJ Rodge

Watch Tamer Hosny belt out his medley of hit songs in tune with DJ Rodge’s music.

Date and timings: April 22, 2023 | 9 pm onwards

Location: Al Mayassa Theatre, Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC)

Tickets: Book your tickets at virginmegastore.me/qa

Najwa Karam and Marwan Khoury

Watch the iconic Lebanese performers Najwa Karam and Marwan Khoury’s live performances.

Date and timings: April 23, 2023 | 9 pm onwards

Location: Al Mayassa Theatre, Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC)

Tickets: Book your tickets at virginmegastore.me/qa

Fahad al Kubaisi, Balqees, and Hams concert

Groove to the most popular tunes brought to you by the trio of amazing artists Fahad al Kubaisi, Balqees and Hams. Celebrate the best of Khaliji music with the performances by this trio of artists.

Date and timings: April 24, 2023 | 9 pm onwards

Location: Al Mayassa Theatre, Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC)

Tickets: Book your tickets at virginmegastore.me/qa

Eid celebrations at Mall of Qatar

Mall of Qatar is all set to host some exciting Eid al-Fitr celebrations including fun activities, games, stage shows, roaming shows, and the shopping festival "Shop and Win". They will also be having the Al Rayyan TV Kids Show played at the mall.

Roaming shows - April 21 - 23 | 7 pm and 8.30 pm

Al Rayyan TV Kids Show - April 21 - 24 | 3 pm @ Oasis Stage

Arts & Crafts activities - Until April 29 | 7 pm to 12 am @ Oasis area

Fun games - Until April 29 | 4 pm to 12 am @ Pari Gallery activation area

Stage shows - April 21 - 29 | 5 pm, 6.30 pm and 9 pm @ Oasis Stage

Shop & Win - Till May 6 | Draw Date - May 7 at 6 pm

Access: Free for all

Doha Lights 23’

Doha Lights is a mesmerizing lights festival that has been up for the entire month of Ramadan and will last until the end of Eid al-Fitr. The Corniche Plaza and Corniche Tunnel are swathed in beautiful, sparkling lights that illuminate the walls and the grass, making for a spectacular sight. There are interactive light shows as well on screens along the tunnel. There will be fountain shows as well as wonder waters for Doha Lights '23. 

Date and timings: March 23 to April 25

Timings: 7.30 pm to 2 am

Location: Corniche Plaza, Corniche

Access: Free for all

Eid al-Fitr celebrations at Katara

Get ready to witness spectacular festivities at Katara for Eid al-Fitr. There will be a host of activities and attractions for families and children including Qatar police band show, heritage shows, fireworks, Eidiyaa (Eid gift distribution for kids), and more. Following is the schedule for Katara's Eid activities

Fireworks - 8.15 pm (first and second day of Eid)

Musical bands show - 4 pm to 6 pm  (all three days of Eid)

Eidiya distribtuion - First round @ 6.30 to 7 pm and second rounds @ 7.50 to 8.10 pm (all three days of Eid)

Dates: April 21, 22, 23 (tentative Eid dates)

Location:  Katara Cultural Village

Access: Free for all

Eid al-Fitr celebrations at the Pearl Island

Pearl Island is also gearing up to host a series of Eid al-Fitr events and activities for all.  The Eid Market at the Pearl promises to be an unparalelled shopping experience during Eid festivities. From 8 pm to 1 am, you can shop for seasonal snacks, perfumes, accessories, and other Eid essentials at the Eid Market at 2 to 6, La Croisette, Porto Arabia.

The Pearl Eid Tunes is another event that is set to mesmerize visitors with solo music performances, scattered along the canals of Qanat Quartier. This will happen everyday at 4 pm to 8 pm from the first day of Eid al-Fitr until April 29. 

You can also take your kids to the magical Children's Theatre show which is sure to captivate the imagination of the little ones, making it a memorable experience for Eid al-Fitr. This will be available every day from 5 pm to 9 pm at the Amphitheatre, Porto Arabia.

Stay tuned to their Instagram page for more information.

Dates: April 21, 22, 23 (tentative Eid dates)

Location:  The Pearl Island

Access: Free for all

Eid Carnival at West Walk

Join West Walk's unforgettable Eid Carnival for the first time ever and be ready to become amazed by magic shows, games, PlayStation, henna art for all days, and a Freestyler tribe show on the 3rd day of Eid.

Dates: April 21 to April 30

Timings: 4 pm t0 10 pm (general) 

8 pm to 10 pm (activities)

Access: Free for all

Al Shaqab Eid Festival

Immerse yourself in an exciting and unforgettable Eid Festival hosted by Al Shaqab. You get to experience traditional workshops, archery, horse riding, Arabian horse parades, and more at Al Shaqab, all making for a memorable Eid al-Fitr with family and kids. 

Date: April 22 to April 25, 2023

Location: Longines Arena at Al Shaqab, Education City

Time: 4 pm to 8 pm

Access: Free for all but registration is necessary. Register here.

Fun-filled events across Qatar

Eid celebrations are expected to take centrestage across Qatar. The much-loved kids' show, 'Shaun the Sheep' will be in Doha for three days at Lusail Multipurpose Hall. Asia Town will also come to life with a Sports Festival and live stage shows by popular artists. 

Dates: April 22 to April 25

Location: Lusail Multipurpose Hall, Lusail

Access: Book tickets at virginmegastores.me/

Minaratein's Eid Festival

Minaratein Center is hosting all set to host a fun Eid festival for all for Eid al-Fitr replete with different games like giant jenga, corn hole throw, air hockey, foosball, mini golf, basketball hoops, giant tic tac toe, sub soccer along with kids bouncy castles, food carts, sports inflatables, and face painters. 

Location: Education City Stadium

Lusail Winter Wonderland

Head over to Lusail Winter Wonderland for a delightful time to enjoy over 50 rides and attractions, delicious food and drinks, and live entertainment.

Date: April 21 to April 28, 2023

Location: Al Maha Island

Time: 4 pm to 11 pm (Sunday to Wednesday), 4 pm to 1 am (Thursday to Saturday)

Access: Book tickets on their website or at virginmegastores.me/

900 Park

900 Park promises to be a great hub for some really fun Eid celebrations with their new lineup of live bands, DJ, kids entertainment acts, and other activities.

Date: April 21 to April 23, 2023

Timings: 4 pm to 12 am

Access: QAR 50 entrance fee (1 free drink or QAR 25 redeemable food voucher)

Souq Waqif and Souq al Wakrah Eid al-Fitr Festival 2023

The bustling local marketplaces of Souq Waqif and Souq al Wakrah are also set to host some thrilling activities for kids including skills games, shows for children's favorite characters in the souq corridors, and a plethora of other activities in store. 

Date: 5 days starting from the second day of Eid al-Fitr

Timings: 4 pm to 10 pm

Eid al-Fitr celebration at Doha Festival City

Head over to Doha Festival City with your kids for another memorable Eid al-Fitr celebration that includes roaming performances, kids events and activities, henna, chess, giant jenga, arts & crafts, stilt walkers, tanoura performers, and other exciting festivities. Read the whole schedule of events here.

Dates: April 21, 22, 23

Timings: Arts crafts - 2 pm to 10 pm

Games - 2 pm to 10 pm 

Henna - 4 pm to 9 pm

Roaming performances - 6 pm to 9 pm

Mega park Carnival 

Mega Park Carnival will be held at Al Bidda Park in an anticipated major celebration spread out over an area spanning 22,000 square meters. The 15-day long festivities will feature multiple activities for families and children including roaming music shows, illuminated figures, inflatables, Mega Park Theatre, Mega Park Stage, and several food & beverage outlets. This is definitely a place to check out with family and enjoy the festive Eid vibes.

Dates: April 16 to April 30, 2023

Timings: From 6 pm to 4 am during Ramadan nights and from 4 pm to 1 am during Eid days

Location: Al Bidda Park, Corniche

Access: Entry is free for all.

Roaming shows at Malls in Qatar

A not-to-be-missed spectacle will be the vibrant and highly entertaining performers from different parts of the world who will put up a roaming show across different malls in Qatar. Get ready to be entertained with performances, lots of fun, and laughter.

Dates: April 21 to 23

Location: Multiple venues

Eid al-Fitr celebrations are yet to be announced for Al Maha Island so watch this space for more information. 

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