Events this Weekend in Qatar: November 23 - 25

Events this Weekend in Qatar: November 23 - 25

QL Events
By QL Events

Its another weekend in Qatar and we have loads of fun lined up for you this time. From a comic art workshop to a dates festival to Spongebob Squarepants, its all happening at the Expo 2023 this weekend. You can also do your bit for the children in Palestine by going to a fun-fair with your children, all proceeds go to Gaza. The hippophiles can head to Al Shaqab to watch the steads in action while the athletes can test their mettle at a running race.

Read on to know more and have a wonderful weekend!

 

Comic Art Workshop by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Part of the 8th Qatar UK Festival, facilitated by the British Council, Comic Art Workshop by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (LICAF) will center on the themes of sustainability and children can explore and create artwork based on environment. A fashion show showcasing designs crafted from recycled materials will be one of the highlights of the event.

Date: November 24, 2023

Timings:  1 pm – 6 pm

Location: Al Bidda Park - Cultural Zone, Expo 2023

Access: Free

 

Dates Festival

Take off on a fascinating journey at the Dates Festival, where the interesting stories of palm trees come to life. Understand the cultivation practices of these wonderful fruits, celebrated not only for their delicious taste but also for their remarkable nutritional value.

Date: November 23 - 30, 2023

Timings: 10 am -10 pm

Location: Al Bidda Park - International Zone Amphitheater, Expo 2023

Access: Free

 

QRS Fall Edition Race 1

Want to test your endurance levels? Participate in the four-race series at QRS Fall Edition with distances ranging from 800m to 10k. The races are open to adults and children with different age-wise categories – Adults – 10 kilometers, 5 kilometers and 2.5 kilometers and for Children – 2.5 kilometers and 800 meters. The races will be restricted to a maximum of 300 participants so register now. 

Date: November 24, 2023

Timings: 6:30 am

Location: Al Shaqab and 5/6 Park

Access: Tickets on Q-Tickets. Adults: QAR 125, Child: QAR 70

 

 

Children Above All

A community event organized by the Education Above All Foundation, Children Above All aims to raise awareness about the plight of children affected by the war in Gaza, provide support to them by raising funds for the cause. There will be many family-friendly activities including sports, food and games, with all proceeds going towards children in Gaza.

Date: November 24, 2023

Timings: 1 pm – 8 pm

Location: To be confirmed

Access: Free

 

SpongeBob SquarePants 'I Heart Dancing'

Date: November 23- December 1, 2023

SpongeBob SquarePants invites you to dive into the enchanting world of 'I Heart Dancing,' a lively performance that takes you underwater. Get ready to groove, giggle, and celebrate the magic of friendship with SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends in this entertaining and interactive dance extravaganza.

Timings: 12 pm - 8 pm

Location: Al Bidda Park - Family Zone Amphitheater, Expo 2023

Access: Free, registration required.

 

Coffee, Tea & Chocolate Festival

Embark on a culinary journey at the Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate Festival hosted at Expo 2023 this year. Immerse yourself in the world of delectable flavors in the Family Zone at Al Bidda Park. This edition of the festival promises a delightful experience where you can explore a palette of exquisite tastes, savor top-notch beverages, and relish a day filled with entertainment, featuring live music, engaging activities, and shows suitable for all ages. Join for a celebration of the finest delicacies that the world of coffee, tea, and chocolate has to offer.

Date: November 23 – December 2, 2023

Timings:  3 pm – 10 pm

Location: Al Bidda Park - Cultural Zone, Expo 2023

Access: Free

 

Al Shaqab International League

If you love horses and sports, head to Al Shaqab for the Al Shaqab International League Championship. A spectacular sporting event showcasing the skills of the riders and beauty of the horses in show-jumping competitions. The competition gives opportunities to young, juniors and female riders in particular. Equestrian sport lovers can visit to watch the riders in action.

Date: November 24 - 25, 2023

Timings: 2 pm – 9 pm

Location: Longines Indoor Arena at Al Shaqab

Access: Free to attend

 

Qatar International Art Festival

The Qatar International Art Festival (QIAF) is a dynamic celebration that not only brings together a diverse group of artists from over 65 countries but also provides numerous benefits for participants. The festival serves as a nexus for artists, art collectors, investors, and potential buyers, creating a vibrant space for networking and collaboration. Covering a spectrum of artistic disciplines, from traditional painting and sculpture to cutting-edge digital and sculptural installations, QIAF ensures a rich and varied experience for attendees.

Date: November 20 - 25, 2023

Timings: Various timings.

Location: Al Bidda Park - Cultural Zone, Expo 2023

Access: Free

 

Infinity Night with Wasthi and Jaya Sri

A duo of extremely talented artists Wasthi and Jaya Sri along with their live band Infinity are coming to rock Doha in the Infinity Night Concert'.

Date: November 23, 2023

Timings: 8 pm

Location: Al Masa Ballroom, Holiday Inn Hotel

Access: Tickets at Q-Tickets from QAR 150

 

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