Eid Al Adha Festival at Souq Waqif & Souq Al Wakra

Souq Waqif and Souq Al Wakra are holding a festival starting on the first day of Eid. Lasting for five days, activities start at 4 pm, most of which will take place inside an air-conditioned tent due to the hot weather. There are games for the little ones, and a number of cultural and artistic events. This year’s event coincides with the opening of Al Wakra Beach for families, so take your towel and have a paddle!

When: 1—5 September, 4 pm—10 pm
Where: Souq Waqif & Souq Al Wakra
Entry: FREE

Doha Comedy Festival

Doha Comedy Festival

In this edition, the mixed-heritage comedians hailing from Iran, India, Lebanon, Palestine will draw on their personal experiences to share the comical situations they found themselves in as immigrants in the West. Hosted by Palestinian-American Mo Amer, the show includes a diverse line-up of stars including Iranian-American Maz Jobrani, ‘Lebanon’s King of Comedy’ Nemr and Indian-American Vir Das who is performing in Qatar for the first time. They are all joined by Qatar’s very own pioneer in stand-up comedy, Hamad AlAmmari.

When: 3 September, 8 pm—11 pm
Where: Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)
Visit this link for ticket information.

Eid Al Adha at Aqua Park QatarAqua park Eid 2

Lots of events and world class entertainment await you at Aqua Park Qatar from new games to dance shows and photo sessions. The event will start on the first day of Eid and will last until the 3 September.

Show Schedule:
5 pm — 5:30 pm Parade 
5:30 pm — 5:50 pm Mickey Dance Shows
5:50 pm — 6:30 pm Games 
6:30 pm — 7 pm Prayer Time 
7:30 pm — 7:50 pm Mickey Dance Shows 
7:50 pm — 8:30 pm Prayer Time 
8:30 — 9 pm Games

Eid Al Adha Festival at Katara

Eid al Adha Katara 2017

Katara will showcase Arabian tales this Eid Al Adha through breathtaking performances that integrate theatrical drama with reality.

The performances will include 3 different storytelling including arabian tales, the Roman Caesar, Alice in Wonderland, and Aladdin, in addition to a live acrobatic show.

When: 1—4 September. 6:30 pm—7 pm (first show), 7:45 pm—8:15 pm (second show), 9 pm—9:30 pm (third show). Eid gifts will also be presented to children at 7 pm and 8:15 pm with a daily display of fireworks at 9:30 pm. 

Fireworks Katara Eid
Daily fireworks at 9 pm

Where: Katara Esplanade
Entry: FREE

A Tom &  Jerry Adventure

Tom and Jerry Adventure Doha Qatar

Everyone’s childhood favourites Tom & Jerry take the stage in a 30-minute musical tale with their merry bunch of buddies Toodles, Butch and Spike. Featuring a dance-off, classic melodies from the 40’s and many a slapstick chase, you’re in for a fun adventure for the whole family.

When: 1–5 September. 4 pm–4:30 pm, 7:45 pm–8:15 pm, 9:15 pm–9:45 pm
Where: Centre Court–Ground Floor, Doha Festival City
Entry: FREE

Summer Food Market

Made in Qatar food market showcasing local entrepreneurs offering sweets, chocolates, and traditional cooking stations.

When: Until 15 September, 1 pm–9 pm
Where: Luxury Court, Mall of Qatar
Entry:  FREE

Piyestahan sa Doha (Fiesta in Doha)
Piyestahan at Sapphire Hotel

When: 1–3rd day of Eid , 10 am–10 pm
Where: Sapphire Plaza Hotel Doha
Entry:  FREE

Ideas to Spending Eid Al Adha in Qatar

Whether this is your first time spending Eid Al Adha in Qatar, or if you have been here for many years, the list of ways to spend your free time at this special time grows every year.

A Feast of Sacrifice explains the significance of Eid Al Adha, a special time for Muslims around the world. The beginning of Eid sees families spending quality time together, and later in the holiday eating and shopping with friends, and taking the family for days out.

Get the ideas here