Events this weekend in Qatar: August 3 – 5

Events this weekend in Qatar: August 3 – 5

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Looking for places to have fun this weekend? We’ve got you covered! You can visit the Qatar Toy Festival with your family one last time or stock up on your favorite dates at Souq Waqif Dates Festival before it concludes this weekend.

If you’re looking for something productive, sign up for a fun-filled fitness class or enjoy a family-friendly treasure hunt at the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum.

This weekend has a variety of entertainment for all ages. Read on to find out more about this weekend’s line up of events from August 3-5, 2023.

Handicraft Workshop

Give your kids the opportunity to unleash their creativity at the Handicraft Workshop at Hyatt Plaza. Taking place from Wednesday – Saturday the workshop will be free for all Hyatt Plaza customers who present a bill worth QAR 75 at any Hyatt Plaza outlet or QAR 50 from Jungle Zone.

Dates: August 2 to September 2, 2023

Timings: 4 pm to 10 pm (Wednesday to Saturday)

Location: Gate 2, Hyatt Plaza Mall

Access: QAR 75 from any Hyatt Plaza Outlet or a bill worth QAR 50 from Jungle Zone 

Hello Summer

Enjoy a variety of exciting shows, endless activities, creative workshops and exciting meet and greets at the Hello Summer festivities at Tawar Mall. Having a variety of entertainment for everyone, the Hello Summer festivities at Tawar Mall are not to be missed.

Dates: Friday, August 4, 2023

Timings: 6 pm – 9 pm

Location: Tawar Mall  

Access: Free for all

Functional Fitness Class

Stay fit this summer at the functional fitness class carried out by Base Sports at West Bay Beach. Taking place every Saturday, the classes are an excellent way to stay active and burn some calories. To join, drop a message to @base.qtr instagram page. The event is ticketed and inclusive of full day beach access at West Bay Beach.  

Dates: Every Saturday

Timings: From 7 pm

Location: West Bay Beach

Access: From QAR 100 per session. DM @BASE.QTR for registration. 

FBQ Family map treasure hunt

The Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum family map treasure hunt is the perfect family-friendly activity this weekend. At the FBQ treasure hunt, parents and kids are invited to go on a discovery through all museum halls. The treasure hunt will be enlivened by FBQ educators with hints and clues to find mysterious objects across the collections. The treasure hunt is ticketed with rates starting from QAR 50 per person.

Dates: Every Friday

Timings: 

  • First tour at 2 pm
  • Second tour at 4 pm

Location: Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al Thani Museum (FBQ Museum), Al Samriya Estate

Contact: 66874177 

Access: From QAR 50. Registration required.

Story time: The Path towards the Island

Enjoy story time at the library at 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum this Saturday to enjoy the story of Youssef and Moza who explore the Qatari desert, trying to find their way to a secret island. Story time at the museum will take place in both English and Arabic during different sessions. While the event is free, entrance tickets to museum need to be booked.

Date: Every Saturday

Timings: 

  • English: 4 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Arabic: 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Library  

Access: Free. No registration required. Museum entrance reservation required.

Education City’s Ladies Only Multi-Sports Camp

Looking for fun ways to stay fit? Sign up for the Education City’s Ladies Only Multi-Sports Camp with your girlfriends. Taking place from July 13-August 10, the camp will host basketball and beach volleyball sessions every Thursday. Access is ticketed and registrations for the camp can be done via the Education City website or app.

Date: July 13 – August 10, 2023 (Basketball and beach volleyball, every Thursday)

Timings: 

  • Basketball: 1 pm – 3 pm
  • Beach volleyball: 6 pm – 8 pm

Location: 

  • Basketball: Multaqa
  • Beach volleyball: Oxygen Park

Access: QAR 105 for QF members and QAR 140 for non-QF members. Registration through Education City app or Education City website. 

Qatar Toy Festival

Get your tickets for the Qatar Toy Festival and enjoy a variety of exciting entertainment featuring fun-filled meet and greets, exciting stage shows, festive roaming acts and more. You could also get up close with your favorite characters from Disney Princess, Blippi, CoComelon, Barbie, Hot Wheels and more. 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: 2 pm – 10 pm
  • Weekends: 2pm – 11pm

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)

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

Souq Waqif Dates Festival

Concluding this weekend, the Souq Waqif Dates Festival features more than 100 local farms selling a variety of dates, date syrup, date powder, date butter and more. Organized by the Ministry of Municipality and Souq Waqif management, the festival is an excellent place to stock up on your favorite date products.

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

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