Ramadan 2023 events, activities, and souqs in Qatar

Ramadan 2023 events, activities, and souqs in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Experience the splendor of Ramadan 2023 in Qatar with an array of exciting events, activities, and souqs across the country. This listicle highlights the must-visit destinations for locals and expatriates alike, offering an unforgettable experience during the Holy Month.

Katara Ramadan Festival

Immerse yourself in a rich cultural experience at the Katara Ramadan Festival. With daily activities, car parades, and spiritual programs running from the first day of Ramadan until Eid, this event is a must-visit. Don't miss the traditional firing of the Ramadan cannon at iftar time.

Timings:  3 pm – 11 pm

Dates: from March 22, 2023

Access: Free for all

Location: Katara Cultural Village

Souq ElMina

Witness the stunning transformation of Old Doha Port into a mesmerizing Ramadan destination. Souq ElMina features a night bazaar, dazzling light displays, dining options, and more at the beautiful Mina District.

Timings: 8 pm – 2 am

Dates: from March 22, 2023

Location: Old Doha Port

Access: Free for all

Torba Farmer’s Market

Explore the delightful Torba Farmer's Market during Ramadan. Browse through local produce, food stalls, and small businesses offering beautiful crafts and items to enhance your Ramadan celebrations. Enjoy a post-iftar stroll with family and friends at this popular market.

Timings: 7 pm to 2 am

Dates: every Saturday during Ramadan

Location: beside Multaqa, Education City

Access: Free for all

Ramadan Sports Festival

Stay active during the Holy Month with the Ramadan Sports Festival hosted by Aspire Zone Foundation. Participate in football, volleyball, basketball, and futsal competitions for both men and women and stand a chance to win exciting prizes. Register for free and test your fitness levels!

Timings: 9.30 pm to midnight

Dates: March 28 to April 8

Location: Aspire Dome (Multi-purpose hall)

Ramadan Shopping Fair

Indulge in a unique shopping experience at the Ramadan Shopping Fair. This international trade fair features a diverse range of vendors, merchants, and brands, offering everything you need for Ramadan, Eid, and home essentials. Don't miss this one-stop shopping destination.

Timings: Weekdays – 11 am to 3 pm | 8 pm to 1 am and Fridays – 8 pm to 2 am

Dates: March 25 to April 14

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), West Bay

The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar

Experience an unforgettable shopping adventure at The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar. Shop for Ramadan and Eid essentials while enjoying the stunning views of Porto Arabia. This picturesque bazaar is not to be missed.

Timings: 8 pm to 1 am

Dates: March 23 to April 15

Location: 2-6 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

   

Celebrate Ramadan at Lusail Boulevard

Join the festivities at Lusail Boulevard, where you'll find traditional activities, car shows, post-iftar parades, and various dining options for the entire family. This is also a prime location to witness the firing of the Ramadan cannons.

Timings: 3 pm to 11 pm

Location: Lusail Boulevard

Education City events and activities

Discover a series of Ramadan events at Education City, focused on health, education, and culture. Enjoy cultural nights, storytime competitions, glow runs, Garangao nights, daily iftar at Minaratein, and a range of spiritual and cultural programs for women, men, and children. Visit Qatar Foundation's website for more details on each event.

Location: Education City

Timings: Check individual events on QF website for more details.

Al Maha Island

Experience authentic Arabian hospitality at Al Maha Island, beautifully decorated for Ramadan. Ladies can enjoy complimentary henna at the Hospitality tent, while visitors can indulge in various culinary experiences.

Location: Al Maha Island

Msheireb Downtown

Msheireb Properties invites you to celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan at Msheireb Downtown. Admire the beautiful Ramadan décor and stay tuned for announcements on their lineup of activities for the Holy Month.

*yet to announce their slew of activities for the Holy Month.

Doha Lights ‘23

Anticipate a mesmerizing light show along the Doha Corniche stretch during the month of Ramadan. Details about this captivating event are yet to be announced, so keep an eye out for updates.

 

Make the most of your Ramadan 2023 in Qatar by exploring these events, activities, and souqs. Revel in the spirit of the Holy Month, and create lasting memories with family and friends at these vibrant celebrations.

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