Events this week in Qatar: July 9-15

Events this week in Qatar: July 9-15

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

From an exciting toy festial featuring popular toy brands and characters to an informative digital workshop, this week's line up of events promises to be a fun-filled one for kids in Qatar. Adults too can look forward to vibrant exhbits and informative workshops this week. 

Read on to find out more about this week's line up of events in Qatar. 

Qatar Toy Festival

Get ready to meet your favorite characters from Disney Princess, Blippi, CoComelon, Barbie, Hot Wheels and more at the Qatar Toy Festival this summer. From exciting stage shows to festive roaming acts, the festival has something for everyone. Adding to the fun, the festival will also host popular social media influencers from the Gulf. Entrance to the festival is ticketed, with tickets to be bought at Virgin Megastores.

Date: July 13 – August 5, 2023

Timings:

  • Daily: 2pm – 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.

Roller Skating Rink at Doha Quest

For a limited time only, Qatar’s popular indoor theme park, Doha Quest, will introduce a roller skating rink to glide, twirl and have heaps of fun! The Roller Skating Rink will be open during Doha Quest operating hours and will require a general admission ticket in addition to a fee of QAR 15 per person. The rink will provide all safety gear along with the roller skates.

Date: July 5 – August 1, 2023

Timings:

  • Monday: 11 am – 9 pm
  • Tuesday – Saturday: 2 pm – 10 pm
  • Closed on Sunday
  • (Timings are subject to change).

Location: Doha Oasis, Msheireb

Access: Doha Quest general admission ticket rate required to enter (Additional fee of QAR 15 for 20 mins for skating)

AI digital center summer programme

The AI Digital Center room at the National Museum of Qatar (NMOQ), will be running a summer programme which will teach kids invaluable tech skills such as the ability to code and design in addition to touching on topics such as filmmaking, cyber security and more. Registrations are required prior to visit.

Date: June 25 – August 31, 2023

Timings: 10 am – 1 pm

Location: AI Digital Center, National Museum of Qatar

Access: Free (Registrations required prior to visit, click here)

Kids Flower Workshop

Join Moyses Stevens and Gymmito Kids Club for an exciting floral workshop at Gymmito in the Pearl. The workshop will be conducted for kids between 5-14 years, with tickets priced at QAR 100.

Date: July 10, 2023

Timings: 12 pm – 1pm

Location: Gymmito, the Pearl (kids area)

Access: QAR 100 per person

Contact: 44408188

Architecture and Calligraphy Pattern Workshop 

Enjoy an architecture and calligraphy workshop at the Katara Art Studios during summer for everyone above 17 years. The workshop will be conducted by calligrapher and fine artist Ammar Al Dasouki using square styled Kufi. Registrations are required prior to visit and tickets are at QAR 500 per person.

Date: July 9 – August 1, 2023 

Timings: 6 pm – 8 pm 

Location: Katara Art Studios - Building 19, Katara Cultural Village  

Access: QAR 500 
Registration required prior to visit. Register here

Khubaib Alreem Collections Exhibition 

Featuring a collection of images from Khubaib Alreem and Fahad Al Khater, the Khubaib Alreem Collections Exhibition will take place from June 12 – August 16 at Building 1, in Katara Cultural Village.

Date: June 12 – August 16, 2023 

Timings: 10 am – 10 pm 

Location: Building 1, Katara Cultural Village  

Access: Free to attend  

NMOQ tour to ‘The Curious Desert’

Exploring Olafur Eliasson’s experimentation with light and colour, the Curious Desert Exhibition aims to raise ecological awareness and brings together a dozen new site-specific installations located in the desert, near the Al Thakhira Mangrove in Northern Qatar. The National Museum of Qatar (NMOQ) will be running tours to the exhibition site in Al Thakira every Friday at 4:30 pm until August 15. The exhibition is free for residents, however reservations are required prior to visit. 

Date: Every Friday until August 15

Timings: Bus departs at 4:30 pm

Location: Al Thakira

Access:  Free for resident. Reservations required prior to visit. Click here.

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