Events this week in Qatar: July 30 - August 5

Events this week in Qatar: July 30 - August 5

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

This week promises to be an action packed one with fun-filled meet and greets along with a variety of insightful events and workshops.

If you are looking for things to do this week, here’s Qatar’s line up of exciting events from July 30 – August 5, 2023.

Family bonding workshop

Mums and kids can enjoy a fun-filled day of family bonding featuring a variety of activities such as storytelling, role play, fun crafts, cooking, painting and more. Hosted by the Maktaba Children’s library, the event is an excellent opportunity for mums to bond with their little ones. Tickets are priced at QAR 125 and can be bought via Q-tickets.

Date: August 5, 2023

Timings: 2 pm – 5 pm

Location: Maktaba Children’s Library

Access: QAR 125 Q-tickets 

Art time for kids

Sign up your kids for the art workshops taking place at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art. The workshops are designed for children between the ages of 6-14 and will take place every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with each age group given a dedicated time slot.

Date: July 10 – August 30, 2023 (Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

Timings: 4 pm – 6 pm

Location: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Access: Registration required

Beirut and the golden sixties: A manifesto of fragility

Step into the golden sixties in Beirut at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition features a vibrant selection of paintings, sculptures, multimedia works and archival materials that revisits a turbulent chapter in the development of Modernism in Beirut. The exhibition is open daily and free for all.

Date: Until August 5, 2023

Timings:

  • Daily: 9 am – 7pm
  • Friday: 1:30 pm – 7 pm

Location: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Access: Free

Meet and greet Bluey the North Star

Take your kids for an exciting meet and greet with the Bluey the North Star at the Trocadero Theme Park in Place Vendôme Mall. The meet and greet is free for all and will take place daily with Bluey scheduled to make hourly appearances between 2 pm – 9 pm.

Date: Daily

Timings: 2 pm – 9 pm

Location: Trocadero Theme Park, Place Vendôme Mall

Access: Free

How I do series: Online resources for people with reading difficulties

Do you know someone who struggles with reading? Sign them up for the How I do series that will provide participants with recommended databases and other accessible format materials to help them improve their reading. Facilitated by the Qatar National Library, the workshop will take place on August 3 via Microsoft Teams.

Date: August 3, 2023

Timings: 2 pm – 3 pm

Location: Online via Microsoft Teams

Access: Registration required.

Qatar Toy Festival

Have you visited the Qatar Toy Festival as yet? This is your last chance to meet your favorite characters from Disney Princess, Blippi, CoComelon, Barbie, Hot Wheels and more or enjoy the exciting stage shows and festive roaming acts. Entrance to the festival is ticketed, with tickets to be bought at Virgin Megastores.

Date: July 13 – August 5, 2023

Timings:

  • Daily: 2 pm – 10 pm
  • Weekends: 2pm – 11pm

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)

Access: From QAR 50 per person (Tickets via Virgin Megastores)

Find out more about the Qatar Toy Festival here

Souq Waqif Dates Festival

Featuring more than 100 local farms, the Souq Waqif Dates Festival is ongoing at the Al Ahmed Square in Souq Waqif and is an excellent place to shop for a variety of dates and date products such as date syrup, date powder, date butter and more.

Date: July 27 – August 5, 2023

Timings:

  • Daily: 3 pm – 9 pm
  • Weekends: 3 pm – 10 pm

Location: Al Ahmed Square, Souq Waqif

Access: Free

Find out more about the Souq Waqif Dates Festival here

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