Events this weekend in Qatar: September 7 – 9

Events this weekend in Qatar: September 7 – 9

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

The upcoming weekend in Qatar is exciting and sure to keep you on your toes with the various activities planned. Whether it is enjoying racing at air-conditioned parks, participating in workshops or back-to-school events, or even visiting an exhibition on furniture, this week is set to keep you entertained.

Here is the list of events happening this weekend in Qatar from September 7 to 9, 2023.

QRS Summer Sizzler

The QRS Summer Sizzler challenge is the one for racers and runners. Challenge yourself to these timed races spanning from 5-min to 20-min time limits and run unlimited loops around the park. Held at air-conditioned venues of Al Gharafa Park and Umm Al Seneem Park, this event is sure to witness some of the best racers in the city participate to win the title. Multiple race event are open with categories of different age groups: mini kids (ages 3-6), juniors (ages 7-16), Open (ages 17-39), and Masters (ages 40+).

Dates: September 8 – 29, 2023

Timings: 6.30 am onwards

Location:  Al Gharaffa Park and Umm Al Seneem Park

Access: Book tickets via q-ticket.com

F1 Roundup -- Lusail Circuit

The F1 Roundup is an exciting event series hosted by Lusail Circuit in anticipation of the upcoming Formula One® Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023. The F1 Roundup is an engaging and fun way for everyone including families to familiarize themselves with the event. Expect to find an F1 stimulator, photo booths, VR games, racing games, and more to thoroughly engage your attention. This week, the event is hosted by Place Vendome Mall and will move to another location next week.

Dates: September 7 to 11

Location: Place Vendome

Access: Free to attend

Persian floral design – workshop

Museum of Islamic Art is hosting a Persian floral design workshop that gives participants an introductory class on engaging with Islamic arts and in particular, Persian florals. The mode of instruction is Arabic and Hindi and this could be a fun event to indulge your artistic skills and learn about Persian florals.

Dates: September 9, 2023

Timings: 11 am to 1 pm

Location: Museum of Islamic Art

Access: Free to attend. Registration is mandatory.

Contact: 4422 4444

PSA World Tour 

Don't miss the chance to see your favorite squash players in action at the Doha leg of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour. The QTerminals Qatar Classic 2023 edition offers a unique opportunity to watch both men's and women's draws, with the women's draw returning for the first time since 2015. Secure your tickets to witness exciting matches between up-and-coming and professional players. 

Date: September 9 – 16, 2023  

Location: Doha, Qatar 

Access: Book online with Qatar Squash Federation 

Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition

Also known as ‘S’hail’, the seventh edition of the Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition is scheduled to happen this week in Katara. Through this rich, cultural exhibition, S’hail aims to preserve the legacy of hunting and falconry. At the exhibition, you get to view the various stalls selling weapons, supplies, falcons and associated products and services along with the awareness about the field of hunting and falconry.

Dates: September 5 – 9, 2023

Timings: 10 am to 10 pm

Location: Katara Cultural Village

Access: Free to attend

Aameghessib’s Back-2-Back Qualifiers 2023

AA Meghassib is one of the top FIFA players in the Middle East and his Back-2-Back Qualifiers is a great place to join in on the FIFA madness. The qualifiers will give gamers an opportunity to form teams and battle it out in the qualifier rounds until the National Final set to happen next week. Register online.

Dates: Until September 15, 2023

Timings: 5.30 pm onwards

Location: Multiple locations

Access: Register online.  

Contact: 7773 4474 

Masterpieces of Furniture Design exhibition

Qatar Museums has partnered with Vitra Design Museum to present the “Masterpieces of Furniture Design” exhibition that features more than 50 iconic pieces spanning 200 years of design. Design enthusiasts are certainly going to enjoy this insightful walk through the exhibits that include original works by leading designers like Alvar Alto, Virgil Abloh, Le Corbusier, and more.  

Dates: September 8 to December 9, 2023

Location: M7, Msheireb Downtown

Access: Free entry for residents 

QAR 25 for non-resident adults

Back to School Event

Gulf Mall is hosting a Back to School event for kids that includes many fun, creative games and activities. Children get an opportunity to enjoy arts & crafts, face painting, and more activities. Watch in delight as mascot characters mingle with everyone up close and make it a memorable event.

Dates: September 8-9

Timings: 3 pm to 9 pm (Friday)

12 pm to 4 pm (Saturday)

Location: Gulf Mall

Access: Free

 

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