Events this weekend in Qatar: September 14 – 16

Events this weekend in Qatar: September 14 – 16

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

The weekend is Qatar is a respite from a week of tasks, work and school and the events lined up are meant to give you a much-needed break.

The diversity of events this weekend in Qatar is certain to keep you entertained with the entire family. Whether it is diving into a world of coffee at the upcoming coffee exhibition; engaging in a beach cleanup; enjoying a musical concert, attending exciting events for kids, or even testing your endurance with fitness activities—the weekend packs a punch with several events.

Here are some of the events happening in Qatar this weekend from September 14 – 16, 2023.

Doha International Coffee Exhibition

Dive straight into the world of coffee with the very first edition of the Doha International Coffee Exhibition. Welcome to all coffee connoisseurs, industry professionals, suppliers, and the public, this is an event sure to excite you. Not only do you get to participate in different coffee workshops but also learn about the coffee culture, and its different innovations and watch the Qatar National Coffee Championships here.

Date: September 14 -16, 2023

Timings: 10 am onwards

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC)

Access: Free (some activities and events may be paid)


Geeks are all set for a unique edition of Geekend where they can participate in an enticing cosplay competition and also witness the back2back tournament. Head over with your friends and enjoy this ‘geek’end at the event! Make sure to register prior to your visit.

Date: September 15 – 16, 2023

Timings: 3 pm – 11 pm

Location: Geekdom Building, Lusail Boulevard

Access: Register here

PSA World Tour

The PSA World Tour is the perfect chance to watch your favorite squash players in action. Watch both the men’s and women’s draws of the Doha leg of the PSA World Tour as it ends this weekend.

Date: September 9 – 16, 2023

Location: Doha, Qatar

Access: Tickets from Qatar Squash Federation website

Beach Cleanup

Join DEAP (Doha Environmental Action Project) along with the Embassy of Belgium in Qatar in a family-friendly beach cleanup at Al Zubarah. The cleanup commemorates World Cleanup Day and is a great way to instill sustainability awareness in the family. Interested people can drop a message to @deapqatar on Instagram and register.

Date: September 15, 2023

Timings: 4:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Location: Al Zubarah

Access: Free. DM @deapqatar to register 

TriClub Doha: Season Launch Party

If you are intent on participating in a triathlon in Qatar, consider joining the TriClub Doha. This is an exciting event organized by Doha’s premier triathlon club and provides an excellent opportunity for triathlon athletes to connect and also bring themselves up-to-date with the 2023-24 schedule of events and competitions happening around the year.

Date: September 16, 2023

Timings: From 4 pm

Location: Sharq Village & Spaa Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Access: Free

Kids Shimmer & Sparkle event

KiddyZone at Landmark Mall is hosting an exciting and fun event for kids including rock painting, glitter nail art, kinetic sand playtime, and others. Take your kids and head there for a creatively satisfying weekend activity to keep the kids engaged.

Date: September15-16, 2023

Timings: 5 pm – 8 pm

Location: KIDDYZONE, Landmark Mall

Access: Free

Meet and greet Chuck E.

Chuck E. Cheese’s adorable, funny mascot Chuck E. is all set to meet and greet kids at the Alif Stores in Al Dafna. Join the cute mascot as he keeps the kid entertained with some fun-filled sing-along songs, arts & craft activities and more.

Date: Daily till September 15, 2023

Timings: 3 pm – 11 pm

Location: Alif Stores Dafna

Access: Free

F1 Grand Prix Roadshow

Hosted by Lusail Circuit in anticipation of the upcoming Formula One® Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023, the F1 Roundup is a family-friendly event that features an F1 stimulator, photo booths, VR games, racing games, and more. The roadshow will take place at Doha Festival City this week before moving to another location next week.

Date: September 14-18, 2023

Location: Doha Festival City

Access: Free

Gulf Cricket Championship T20I Qatar

Cricket fans are in for a treat with an opportunity to view some electrifying clashes between some of GCC’s cricketing teams. Brace yourself for some exciting matches between Qatar, KSA, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, and Bahrain—all replete with family-friendly entertainment. Kids below 5 years are allowed free entry.  

Date: September 15 – 23, 2023

Timings: 4 pm onwards

Location: West End Stadium

Access: Book tickets on

QRS Summer Sizzler

QRS Summer Sizzler is a great way to challenge yourself and stay ahead of the race, literally. The challenge includes a series of timed races ranging from 5 – 20 minutes athletes can run unlimited loops within the specified time range. Professional, amateur and even junior runners can participate and enjoy the thrill of racing—all within the air-conditioned parks of Al Gharaffa and Umm Seneem.

Categories include mini kids (ages 3-6), juniors (ages 7-16), Open (ages 17-39), and Masters (ages 40+). 

Dates: September 8 – 29, 2023

(next match day on September 15)

Timings: 6.30 am onwards 

Location:  Al Gharaffa Park and Umm Al Seneem Park 

Access: Book tickets via 

Bizet’s Carmen

Delight in the symphonies of French composer Bizet’s famous opera, Carmen, played by the talented Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra at this musical event. The concert includes the performance of the Symphony No. 9 in C Major and leads up to the final grand scale orchestra by Austrian composer Schubert. German conductor Elias Grandy will lead the Philharmonic for this event.

Dates: September 15, 2023

Timings: 7.30 am onwards 

Location:  Auditorium 3, Qatar National Convention Center

Access: Book tickets via 


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