Events this week in Qatar: March 12-18

Events this week in Qatar: March 12-18

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Qatar has gone all out this March by playing host to a fantastic line up of events, bringing down popular artists from around the world and providing a little something for everyone.

This week you can enjoy the sensational performance of the Circus 1903 or take your taste buds on a gastronomical adventure at the Qatar International Food Festival. If you are a cricket fan, you could also witness international cricketing legends play an 8 match series at the Asian Town Cricket Stadium. 

Read on to find out more about this week’s line up of exciting events.

Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF 2023)

The highly anticipated Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF 2023) returns this year featuring over 90 vendors, street performances, roaming shows, a spectacular fireworks display and more.

Date: March 11 – 21, 2023

Time: Weekdays 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm and Weekends 4:00 pm – 1:00 am 

Location: Al Saad Square (Al Nehem Whale Shark), Lusail Boulevard 

Access: Free to attend

Find out more about QIFF 2023 here.

Qatar Kite Festival 2023

This year’s Kite Festival will feature teams from around the world flying a set of uniquely designed kites at the Museum of Islamic Art Park. The festival will also include fun activities for children and two kite building workshops.

Date: March 16 - March 18, 2023

Timings: Thursday & Friday 3:00 pm – 9: 00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Location: Museum of Islamic Art MIA Park

Access: Free to attend

For kite making workshops register via vqikf.com

Find out more about the Qatar Kite Festival here.

Circus 1903

Enjoy the sensational performance of the Circus 1903 featuring contortionists, acrobats, knife throwers and more. Marvel at the jaw dropping acts and stunts put together by the producers of the world’s biggest magic franchise The Illusionists and the award-winning puppeteers of War Horse.

Date: March 10-18, 2023

Location: Abdul Aziz Nasser Theater in Souq Waqif

Tickets: VirginMegastore.com

Souq Waqif exhibition for honey and dates

Stock up on your honey and dates for Ramadan at the Souq Waqif exhbition for honey and dates. Enjoy sampling a variety of honey and dates from countries around the world while you shop for your favorites.

Date: March 5 - 14, 2023

Location: Ahmed Square, Souq Waqif Doha 

Timings: From 4:00 pm onwards

Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition 2023

The 10th edition of the Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition 2023 (Agriteq) returns this year, providing industry specialists an excellent opportunity to explore a wide range of agricultural technologies, equipment and related products in addition to highlighting innovative agricultural techniques and discussing the road map to achieving food security and sustainable development.

Date: March 15 - March 19, 2023

Location: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)

Timings:

  • Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Fri 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Access: Free to attend

Mommy To Be Festival

If you are a mother or preparing to go through the motherhood experience, head over to the 2nd edition of the ‘Mommy To Be Festival’. The festival will give you the opportunity to gain valuable insights from reliable sources, communicate directly with maternity, nutrition and gynecological experts, benefit from the experiences of other women and obtain complementary products necessary for you and your child.

Date: March 15 - 16, 2023

Time: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ceremonial Court Education City

TEDinArabic Doha Summit: The Butterfly Effect

A joint initiative of TED and Qatar Foundation, TEDinArabic returns this year under the theme ‘The Butterfly Effect’; to celebrate the wealth of ideas and innovation coming up in the Arab world while also recognizing and embracing the challenges to come. Listen to researchers, artists and change-makers across the Arabic-speaking world share their ideas and experiences under this theme with a global audience. Registration is required prior ti visit. 

Date: March 18- March 19, 2023

Timing: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Location: Qatar National Convention Centre QNCC, Education City

Register: tedinarabic.ted.com/

GEEKEND

Love pop culture and art? Head over to GEEKEND to explore a set of unique collectibles from local artists and vendors.

Date: March 16 - March 18, 2023

Time: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Location: Geekdom Building, Lusail Boulevard

Naji Osta in Isle

Gear up for an exciting evening as Lebanese singer Naji Osta takes center stage at the ISLE Lounge at the Four Season Hotel Doha. Enjoy the splendid ambience serenaded by lovely music.

Date: March 15, 2023

Time: 10:00 PM | Doors open at 09:00 PM

Location: ISLE Lounge, Doha - Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Ticket: VirginMegastore.com

The BnS Show

Sri Lankan fans of Bhathiya and Santhush can rejoice as the dynamic duo are back in Doha along with Randhir and Umaria, backed by the popular band 2Forty2 to stage the spectacular ‘BnS Show’ in celebration of their 25th anniversary.

Date: March 17, 2023

Time: 7:00 pm onwards

Location: Al Jewan Hall, Dana Club

Ticket: Q-Tickets

PAW Patrol® Festival

Meet your heroes at the first-ever PAW Patrol Festival featuring stage shows, kids and family activities, photo opportunities, and much more!

Date: March 2 to March 18

Location: Place Vendôme Mall

Tickets: Q-tickets or virginmegastore.me/qa

Legends Cricket Masters Tournament

This is your chance to witness world cricketing legends compete in an eight-match series with other cricketers at the Asian Town Cricket Stadium.

Date: March 10-20, 2023

Time: 5:30 PM onwards

Location: Asian Town Cricket Stadium, Asian Town

Tickets: Q-Tickets

Access: Free to attend

Qatar Olympic Beach Championship

 Head over to Katara Cultural Village to witness amateur players compete at the Qatar Olympic Beach Championship. The Qatar Olympic Beach Championship is one of many community-driven activities held under the Qatar Olympic Committee Beach Games giving amateur players the opportunity to sign up through the Qatar Olympic Committee and compete in the dynamic tournament.

Date: March 10 – 17, 2023

Location: Katara Cultural Village

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