Visit Qatar is set to bring back the ‘Qatar Toy Festival‘ this month as part of its lineup of activities under the ‘Your Summer Starts Here’ campaign.

The festival will start on 15 July and run until 14 August at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC). This year, the festival returns bigger and better, inviting families to enjoy new live shows and exclusive activations. The Qatar Toy Festival will feature live mascots, toys, performances, and play areas with children’s favourite brands and characters.

The festival will comprise ten zones spanning over 17,000 sqm, including three new zones: Preschool, Girls, Boys, Anime, Family, Movie Land, Stage, F&B, Theming Area, and Retail. It will feature over 50 international brands, including fan-favourites Barbie, Marvel, LOL, Angry Birds, and Naruto. New brands this year include Mr Bean and Barney, with live shows and 76 mascots. There will be parades and over 19 stage shows, including musical shows, science shows, dance shows, competitions, and performances by influencers such as Rasha Rizg, the Adnaan family, the Tarfaan family, Fawzi Muzi, Blippi, and Masaka Kidz. The festival will also host five retail stores and over 200 influencers.

Commenting on the festival, Hamad Al Khaja, Acting Head of Events and Festivals Technical Support Section at Qatar Tourism, said: Qatar Toy Festival is a great opportunity for families in Qatar seeking indoor entertainment. Activations are catered to children of all ages, as well as their parents and guardians to enjoy. The festival is not only engaging but also educational, encompassing a wide range of entertainment for the whole family.’

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