Events this Weekend in Qatar: January 11 – 13

Events this Weekend in Qatar: January 11 – 13

QL Events
By QL Events

Thrilling weekends are back in Qatar. With the highly-anticipated AFC Asian Cup 2023™ returning to Qatar, the mood is high with an excited frenzy in the air. Whether you have tickets to this most-awaited event or you just want to bask in the festive mood, Qatar has plenty of options for you. There are fan festivities for the whole family at various destinations including the EXPO, Katara, Old Doha Port, Msheireb Downtown Doha and even the malls are sure to be packed. So where do you want to spend your weekend?

Read on to find out more.

AFC Asian Cup 2023

Football fever is back, with Qatar hosting the much-awaited AFC Asian Cup 2023™ as defending champions of Asia. Witness the tournament live in Qatar and join us in creating another football history in Qatar. AFC Asian Cup 2023™ will see the best teams from the continent compete across nine stadiums with both the opening and final matches taking place at the magnificent Lusail Stadium. Don’t miss out.

Date: January 12- February 10, 2024

Timings: Various timings

Location: Various stadiums

Access: Only for ticket holders.

 

AFC Asian Cup Fan Zones

Expo 2023 Doha is set to elevate the Asian Cup 2023 experience with the grand opening of its exclusive Fan Zone. The Expo 2023 Doha Fan Zone promises an unmatched fusion of sports, entertainment, and cultural festivities, creating a vibrant hub for football fans around the nation. In addition to the array of activities, Expo 2023 Doha will explore the use of a screen in the international zone for live match broadcasts, creating an inclusive environment for all attendees.

Date: January 10 – February 10, 2024 

Timings: Match timings

Location: Cultural Zone, Expo 2023 Doha – Al Bidda Park

Access: Free

 

Events around AFC Asian Cup at Old Doha Port

Enjoy a range of AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ festivities at the Old Doha Port including marine and sea related shows that reflect and celebrate the rich maritime heritage and culture of Qatar. You can also witness local craftsmen showcasing traditional maritime activities and of course enjoy a variety of street entertainment like roaming magicians, jugglers, mime artists, Oud players, along with caricaturists and lively shows like cotton candy shows, balloons twist shows, bubble shows, and even science shows. The matches will also be broadcast on giant-screens, so you can watch with your family and friends.

Date: January 12- February 10, 2024

Timings: 4.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Location: Old Doha Port

Access: Free

 

Events around AFC Asian Cup at Katara

Katara Cultural Village has announced a diverse array of events, activities, artistic performances, and interactive experiences as part of the AFC Asian Cup 2023™ festivities. The events range from releasing of homing pigeons and various concerts and cultural performances to various arts and crafts markets and exhibitions.

Date: January 12- February 10, 2024

Timings: Various timings

Location: Katara Cultural Village  

Access: Free

 

Events around AFC Asian Cup at Msheireb Downtown Doha

Get ready for the action as Msheireb Downtown Doha takes center stage at the AFC Asian Cup 2023 as media HQ and will host a variety of fan festivities throughout the tournament and will also screen the matches on a big screen. Sikkat Wadi Msheireb will transform into the Asian Sikka, giving visitors exposure to the diverse cultures of the 24 participating nations. Guests will be able to taste authentic cuisine, observe traditional craft-making, and view cultural exhibits and performances by talented artists.

Date: January 12- February 10, 2024

Timings: Various timings

Location: Msheireb Downtown Doha

Access: Free

 

Dazzling Fireworks at Place Vendome

Celebrate the spirit of the festive season and immerse yourself in the breathtaking spectacle of a dazzling fireworks display that unfolds against the night sky, above the dancing fountains at the Canal Floor Place Vendôme.

Date: January 11, 19, 26 2024

Timings:  8 pm – 8.30 pm

Location: Place Vendome, Dancing Fountains

Access: Free

 

Hello Asia

Hello Asia brings the rich cultures of Asia to Doha, featuring a daily parade showcasing diverse nations, captivating folk shows, a delightful array of ethnic cuisines, and vibrant markets. There will also be 24 country zones — one each for the teams participating in the competition, where you can experience the culture and cuisine of the country.

Date: January 10 – February 10, 2024 

Location: Lusail Boulevard

Access: Free

 

EXPO Carnival

Enjoy special carnival vibes at the Expo Carnival at the Family Zone. A world of imagination and excitement awaits you with exclusive entertainment featuring magical performances and circus games.

Date: January 11, 14, 15, 16 & 17

Timings: 4pm, 5.30pm, 7pm, 8.30pm

Date: January 12 & 13

Timings: 4pm, 7pm, 8.30pm

Location: Family Amphitheater - Family Zone

Access: Free

 

Meet & Greet Diana Roma

YouTube sensations Diana and Roma are bringing the fun to Mall of Qatar! Get ready to Meet & Greet your favorite friends. It’s your chance to chat, take photos, and make lasting memories.

Date: January 11, 2024

Timings: 4pm – 7pm

Location: Mall of Qatar

Access : Free

 

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