Note: Please make sure that you confirm with the hotel regarding the Christmas celebrations as we are informed that some of the hotels have postponed their activities until after Qatar National Day

Sharq Village & Spa

Christmas Tree Lighting

Food & beverage will be prepared as per Chef’s menu. The proceeds for this event will go to Marwa Fayed’s Toy Run. When Marwa Fayed passed away in June 2013, her husband Omar Samra and close friends revived Cairo’s Toy Run for Orphanages, a project created by her in 2010. Now Marwa Fayed’s Toy Run collects and donates toys to children in underprivileged communities, orphanages, hospitals. Since its re-launch on the first of Ramadan 2013, Marwa Fayed’s Toy Run has donated thousands of toys to needy children in Egypt, UAE, Qatar, KSA and the UK.

Date: 6 December 2013

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Lobby Lounge

Price: QR50 per person

Santa Photos

Date: Every Friday during brunch – 6 to 25 December 2013

Time: 2 pm – 4 pm

Location: Lobby Lounge

This event is free of charge with photos with Santa.

Christmas Carols

All your favourite Christmas Carols performed by The SVS Christmas Choir.

Date: 6, 21 and 24 December 2013

Time: On 6 December at 5:30 pm and on 21 to 24 December 2013 at 3 pm front of Al Wanis Staircase.

Location: Lobby Lounge

This event is free of charge.

Teddy Bear Afternoon Tea Buffet

Christmas Carols at 5 pm.

Date: 21 – 24 December 2013

Time: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Location: Lobby Lounge

Price: QR165 per person

Gingerbread House Making Class

Kids will enjoy in creating their own decoration in each small gingerbread house in which they will take home afterwards and will also enjoy finger food & beverages.

Date: 21 and 22 December 2013

Time: First Session: 10 am – noon

Price: (QR 220 net)

Location: Al Qareb 2

Note: Only 20 kids per session. Children must be at the age of 5 and above.

For more information or reservations, contact 4425 6666.


The St. Regis Doha

Tree Lighting Celenbration

Festive season starts with a gathering of family and friends on 1 December to light the hundreds of lights on the 6 meter tall Christmas tree that is covered in sparkling crystals. This special event is sure to get you in the holiday spirit with live music and fun for the whole family.

Date: 1 December 2013

Time: 6 pm – 7 pm

Location: Main Lobby, The St. Regis Doha

Gingerbread House

The sweetest spot in the The St. Regis Doha, the life size Gingerbread House will bring out your inner child. Our pastry team have been busy baking, building and decorating, come and have your photo taken in this eatable masterpiece.

Date: 1 December – 24 December 2013

Time: Daily from 11 am – 11 pm

Location: Main Lobby, The St. Regis Doha

Letters to Santa

The Special North Pole Letter Box, with express delivery to number 1 Reindeer Lane in the North Pole is located next to the life size Gingerbread House. Write your wish and let Santa know if you’ve been naughty or nice then post in the magical mail box. Deliveries to the North Pole close on 24 December 2013.

Date: 1 December – 24 December 2013

Time: Daily from 11 am – 11 pm

Location: Main Lobby

Afternoon Tea with Santa

Gather with family and friends on a Friday afternoon in December to enjoy a special Festive Afternoon Tea with Santa. Designed for families wishing to enjoy the season to be jolly.

Date: Every Friday afternoon in December

Time: 2:30 pm – 8 pm

Location: Sarab Lounge, The St. Regis Doha

Price: QR138 per person

Note: Reservations recommended.

Festive Season Master Class for Foodies

Their award-winning chefs have selected some of their favorite festive season recipes for you to create at home. During the Master Class, they will share tips and methods and will show you how to create a full festive menu that will be sure to impress family and friends.

Date: 6 December 2013

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Location: Astor Grill Kitchen, The St. Regis Doha

Price: QR190 per person

Vintage Lounge Festive Fun 

Vintage Lounge serving a special selection of holiday drinks throughout December. Ladies night every Wednesday with special discount offers.

Date: Every day in December

Time: 6 pm – 1 am

Location: Vintage Lounge & Terrace, The St. Regis Doha

For more information or reservations, contact 4446 0105 or [email protected].


InterContinental Doha The City

Christmas Tree Lighting

With special professional choir, Santa visit and Santa corner; candies for the kids; and Christmas food and beverage pass around during the lighting from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Christmas & New Year Takeaway

Cakes, cookies will be available for sales at the Lobby Lounge.

For more information or reservations, call 4015 8888 or email [email protected].


Oryx Rotana Doha Hotel

Holiday Treats

Visit their Christmas Hut in Sky Lounge from 1 December to 5 January 2013 for a range of gourmet festive treats. From gingerbread and Christmas cookies to turkey and non-alcoholic eggnog, there is a tempting choice of traditional Christmas delicacies to eat in or to take away!

For more information or reservations, call 4402 3333.


Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Light Up the Festivities – Tree Lighting

Guests can get into the festive spirit when the Hotel’s majestic lobby lights up for the festive season. To set the mood, an angelic children’s choir will serenade guests and Santa may also make his first seasonal appearance, so guests are advised to keep their wish lists handy.

Date: 1 December 2013

Time: 4:30 pm

Location: Lobby

Give the Gift of Four Seasons

For guests stuck on ideas for stocking-stuffers this Christmas, there can’t be a more perfect present than a Gift Certificate from Four Seasons Hotel Doha. With a range of redemption options, from exquisite dining, a family holiday retreat or relaxing spa treatments, this is one gift that is sure to win favour with friends and family.

For more information and reservation, contact 4494 8888.


Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Christmas Goodies

Choose from an array of festive treats in Palm Garden, from a pocket of cookies to traditional European cakes, Stollen breads and cookies. Visit their Palm Garden Christmas Wonderland Counter and pick your treats!

Date: 1 – 31 December 2013

Location: Palm Garden

Christmas Carols

The Radisson Blu Employees add a sense of fun to your evening when we welcome you into their lobby for a festive selection of both classical and modern carols sung by members of their own staff. 

Date: 24 December 2013

Time: Performances will take place at 5 pm in the hotel’s East Wing and at 5:45 pm in the West Wing.

Location: WEST Wing Lobby

For more information and reservation, contact 4428 1428.


Hilton Doha

Christmas Tree Lighting

Hilton will light its Christmas tree. Join the team whilst listening to the Hilton choir and enjoying some traditional festive drinks.

Date: 12 December 2013

Time: 6 pm

Location: Lobby

For more information and reservation, contact 4423 3114.


Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park

Traditional Christmas Tree Lighting

Ho Ho Ho! The festive season is upon us! Join in the fun with our magical Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, where we will be entertaining you with our own Christmas Choir, along with an early visit from a special Christmas visitor. Bring along the little ones and take pictures in our oversized gingerbread house while enjoying complimentary cookies, fruit juices and traditional festive beverages.

Date: 7 December 2013

Time: 5 pm

Location: Lobby

For more information and reservation, contact 4408 7777.


Doha Marriott Hotel

Christmas Tree Lighting

Get into the Christmas spirit with the Tree Lighting ceremony with special performances from ‘Doha Marriott Christmas Choir’.

Date: 19 December 2013

Time: 7 pm

Location: Lobby

For more information and reservation, contact 4429 8888.