Events this weekend in Qatar: October 5 – 7

Events this weekend in Qatar: October 5 – 7

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Welcome to an exciting weekend filled with thrilling events and star-studded gatherings! As the weekend approaches, gear up for a whirlwind of entertainment, from the highly-anticipated Geneva International Motor Show and the heart-pounding Formula 1 Grand Prix to the glitz and glamour of Entertainer No.1, featuring India's brightest celebrities. But that's not all – get ready for an exclusive meet and greet session with F1 racers and a plethora of other exciting happenings that promise to make this weekend one for the books. 

Geneva International Motor Show

Get ready to rev up your excitement as GIMS QATAR takes center stage, bringing an automotive extravaganza that builds upon the Geneva International Motor Show's legacy of excellence. This event is set to unleash Qatar's innovative prowess, promising visitors and exhibitors an unparalleled display of luxury, sports, exotics, and classic automobiles. It's a thrilling showcase you won't want to miss!

Find out more about GIMS Qatar here.

Date: October 5 – 14, 2023

Timings: Vary depending on event selected

Location: 

  • Main exhibition & classics gallery: Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre 
  • Future design forum: National Museum of Qatar 
  • Adventure hub: Sealine 
  • Urban playground: Lusail Boulevard 
  • Lusail Track days: Lusail International Circuit

 Access: Vary depending on event

Formula 1 Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix

Prepare to witness the pinnacle of global motorsport racing at the prestigious Lusail International Circuit. The eagerly awaited Formula 1 Grand Prix 2023 is finally here, promising fans worldwide an electrifying spectacle combined with the legendary hospitality of Qatar. It's a racing event that's set to leave you on the edge of your seat!

Find out more about the F1 Qatar Grand Prix here. 

Date: October 6-8, 2023

Timings: From 2 pm

Location: Lusail International Circuit 

Access: For F1 ticket holders only

 

Entertainer No. 1

Prepare to be mesmerized as "Entertainer No. 1" graces the stage for a night of unparalleled entertainment. This unique experience brings the enchantment of Bollywood to life, all under one roof. Brace yourself for a jaw-dropping showcase featuring the brightest stars of Bollywood, including KING, Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor, Tiger Shroff, Rakul Preet Singh, Jacky Bhagnani, Bharti Singh, Kiara Advani, and Jacqueline Fernandez. It's an evening you won't want to miss!

Date: October 6, 2023

Timings: 7pm – 10 pm

Location: Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)

Access: From QAR 75 per person via Q-tickets

 

Meet and Greet by B12 Beach Club

Get ready for a thrilling lineup of events at B12 Beach Club Doha, setting the stage for the highly-anticipated F1 Qatar Grand Prix 2023 weekend! Head over to B12 Beach Club for an exclusive meet-and-greet with sports legends Faf Du Plessis and Ronaldinho, along with the excitement of live race action on the big screen. It's an unforgettable prelude to the Grand Prix festivities!

Meet and Greet Faf Du Plesis 

Date: October 5, 2023 

Timings: 3:30 pm – 6 pm 

Location: B12 Beach Club 

Access: Tickets from QAR 75 via Discover Qatar  

Meet and Greet Ronaldino 

Date: October 7, 2023 

Timings: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm 

Location: B12 Beach Club 

Access: Tickets from QAR 75 via Discover Qatar 

 

 

East & West: Quest for values

Bin Zaid Islamic Cultural Center is hosting an enlightening lecture titled "East & West: Quest for Values" featuring the distinguished speaker Wasim Kempson. This captivating talk invites you to explore the cultural, ethical, and spiritual values cherished by both the East and West. Don't miss this exceptional chance to expand your understanding, open up new horizons, and engage in thought-provoking conversations.

Date: October 6, 2023 

Timings: 3 pm – 5 pm 

Location: Bin Zaid Islamic Cultural Center 

Access: Free to attend. Registration required 

 

FORMULA 1 Qatar 2023 Post-Race Concert

Get ready to ignite the Formula 1 weekend in style! Starting on Friday, October 6, with a star-studded lineup. Starting with Egyptian sensation Amr Diab will grace the stage and the following night with renowned Swedish DJ Alesso, who is known for his collaborations with Calvin Harris, David Guetta, and Tove Lo. It's a weekend of music and motorsport you won't want to miss!

Amr Diab 

Date: October 6, 2023 

Timings: After the race 

Location: Lusail International Circuit  

Access: For F1 ticket holders only 

Alesso 

Date: October 7, 2023  

Timings: After the race 

Location: Lusail International Circuit  

Access: For F1 ticket holders only 

 

Step into the driver’s seat

Get ready to take control! Head over to Qanat Quartier where you’ll be engulfed with an exhilaration of motorsports in a truly exceptional fashion. Dive into the realm of high-speed racing with our cutting-edge simulators, meticulously crafted to recreate the adrenaline-pumping precision of elite motorsports.

Date: October 5-9, 2023 

Timings: 5:30 pm – 11 pm 

Location: Qanat Quartier  

Access: Free to attend  

 

Reem & the Seed of Hope by Kazadoo

Join the family amphitheater – Family Zone at the Expo 2023 Doha for a captivating Children's Theatrical Play, where a young hero embarks on a journey to unearth the last remaining plant seed, symbolizing the hope for a brighter and greener future.

Date: October 5 – 31, 2023  

Timings: 4 pm  - 4:35 pm & 7 pm – 7:35 pm 

Location: Al Bidda Park (Family Zone – Family amphitheater)  

Access: Ticketed from QAR 10. Book via Virgin Megastores 

 

Theatrical performance “The Respectful”

Prepare for an engaging blend of social drama and comedy, in this theatrical performance that is set against the backdrop of a quaint village. Following its triumphant run in Kuwait, "The Respectful" now brings its captivating performances to the audience in Qatar.

Date: October 5-7, 2023 

Timings: Vary depending on date selected 

Location: Abdulaziz Nasser Theater at Souq Waqif 

Access: Tickets from QR 200 via eventat

 

Ice Cream Edition

Embrace the weekend spirit at Msheireb Market’s "Ice Cream Edition,". Immerse yourself in a world of delectable ice cream flavors, ranging from timeless classics to innovative creations. 

Date: October 5-7, 2023 

Timings:  

  • Thursday & Friday: 4 pm to 10 pm
  • Saturday: 1 pm – 9 pm

Location: Msheireb Galleria 

Access: Free entry 

 

 

 

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