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Weekend Guide

Events & Activities

7th Ajyal Film Festival 

Ajyal Festival 2019

An annual event organised and hosted by the Doha Film Institute, featuring a selection of thought-provoking feature films from across the globe. Films are screened in various venues around Qatar. Get more details here.

AmCham Qatar's 5th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Celebrations

AmCham Qatar

At The St. Regis Doha Hotel, 6 pm to 9 pm. Get more details here

Art, Design and Craft Classes at VCUarts Qatar

VCUarts Qatar Community Classes Fall 2019

Open to all ages and abilities. More details here

CUDOS Congress 2019

CUDOS Congress 2019

The congress is organised by Sidra Medicine, and focused on genomics and clinical research as well as care and treatment of children with diabetes, obesity and related syndromes. More details here.

Dhow Cruise with National Cruise Tourism

national cruise

Call 6600 0926 for more details. 

Furry Friends and Family Day at The Dromedary Club

Furry Friends & Family Day

Come on down to The Dromedary Club with your dogs and enjoy a cup of coffee with your friends, while your dog gets to play and enjoy the company of other dogs and make friends. Every Friday and Saturday. Click here for more details. 

International Perfumes and Cosmetics Exhibition

International Perfumes and Cosmetics Exhibition

The largest dedicated fair in Doha to sell, market and promote perfumes, incense and cosmetics. At the DECC, until 26 November. More details here.

Katara Children's Festival

Katara Children's Festival

In celebration of International Children's Day. Open to the public, 4 pm to 8 pm. 

Le Petit Chef at STK Doha

Le Petit Chef at STK Doha

A unique culinary experience with Le Petit Chef at The Ritz Carlton, Doha featuring the world’s smallest chef. Two sessions available from Saturday to Thursday, 6 pm and 9 pm at the main dining room and 7 pm and 9 pm at the VIP dining room. More details here.

Qatar British Festival 2019

Qatar British Festival 2019

This annual festival continues to celebrate the strong and long-standing relationship between Qatar and the United Kingdom through public art, photography, music and film. Get more details here

Qatar Street Food Festival 2019

Qatar Street Food Festival 2019

The festival offers a wide range of options featuring local and international cuisine. At Al Bidda Park beside Cafe 999, 4 pm to 12 am. More details here

Sports and Community Classes at Qatar Foundation

Community Activities

Qatar Foundation is holding various sports and community classes for children and adults in different venues around Doha until 23 November. Learn more about these classes here.  

STK Social Hour at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

STK Social Hour

Eat. Drink. Party. 6 pm to 8 pm. Price starts at QAR49. Call 4484 8588 for reservations.

The Dromedary Club Leather Crafting Workshop 

Leather Crafting Workshop TDC

Introduction to leather crafting where participants learn about types of leather, tools, stitching methods and materials used with leather. Workshop starts at 7 pm. Workshop is open to both men and women and is priced at QAR100 per person. Fee includes a free cup of coffee and the item you make.

The Stones Live at the Radisson Blu Hotel Doha!

The Stones

UK's finest tribute to The Rolling Stones, live at the Radisson Blu Hotel Doha! Ticket price starts at QAR395. Get more details here

WISE Summit 2019 

WISE Summit 2019

A biennial summit that promotes innovation in education through collaboration. More details here.


Exhibitions

Aegean Desert Photography Exhibition

Aegean Desert Photo Exhibition

Ongoing at Katara Cultural Village, until 15 January 2020. 

Arab Identities, Images in Film Exhibition

Arab Identities Exhibition

This unique exhibition highlights the diversity and evolving nature of identity and the Arab world, as well as the powerful contributions that film has made to global knowledge, opinions, attitudes and values. Ongoing at The Media Majlis - Northwestern University in Qatar, until 7 December. More details here.

Art Exhibition by Anny Ku: Reflections of Qatar

Anny Ku exhibition

Featuring Taiwanese-Canadian artist Anny Ku, in her fourth solo art exhibition in Qatar. She will showcase a number of paintings inspired by her reflections of Qatar. At the Education City Golf Club, until 4 December. More details here

El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale

El Anatsui Triumphant Scale

Featuring renowned Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui, at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, until 31 January 2020.  

Experience Tanzania

A photographic documentation of experiences as medical students from WCM-Q provide basic medical services to rural communities of Tanzania. Visit here for more details.    

Intersection by Alimi Adewale

Intersection by Alimi Adewale

Ongoing at the Anima Gallery until 11 January 2020, featuring Nigerian artist Alimi Adewale. More details here

It Is Our Right to Dream

It is Our Right to Dream

Featuring sculptor Sahbi Chtioui. At Building 47, Katara Cultural Village, until 18 January 2020. 

KAWS: He Eats Alone

KAWS He Eats Alone

The first solo exhibition in the Middle East of American artist KAWS (Brian Donnelly),  at the Fire Station Garage Gallery, until 25 January 2020. More details here

Magnificent Jewels of Jean Schlumberger 

NMOQ jewellery exhibition

A dazzling collection of over 120 objects realised in gemstones and precious metals by the famed artist-jeweller Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987). At the National Museum of Qatar, until 15 January 2020. Get more details here

Qatar, India and the Gulf: History, Culture and Society

Qatar India and the Gulf Exhibition

The exhibition examines thousands of years of connections between India, Qatar and the Gulf region. Part of the ongoing Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture. At Qatar National Library, until 29 February 2020.

See the Unseen

See the Unseen

Featuring Qatari artist Faraj Daham, after his month-long residency at What about Art? Foundation in Mumbai, India. The exhibition is open for viewing at the Doha Fire Station until 29 November. More details here.

The Land of Hope Exhibition

The Land of Hope exhibition

In cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, featuring photographer Josua Alessandro. The exhibition is until 4 December.  

The Sea is the Limit

The Sea is the Limit Exhibition

At the VCUarts Qatar Gallery, until 7 December. More details here

The State of You 

The State of you poster

Ongoing at Art29, W Doha Hotel & Residences. Get more details here.

Events & Activities

7th Ajyal Film Festival 

Ajyal Festival 2019

An annual event organised and hosted by the Doha Film Institute, featuring a selection of thought-provoking feature films from across the globe. Films are screened in various venues around Qatar. Get more details here.

Art, Design and Craft Classes at VCUarts Qatar

VCUarts Qatar Community Classes Fall 2019

Open to all ages and abilities. More details here.

Backyard Brunch!

Backyard Brunch

The biggest outdoor brunch is ON! With DJ, fun games, unlimited food and beverages package for QAR350, 2 pm to 6 pm. Brunch guests get FREE access to Backyard sessions afterwards. Call 4485 4444 for table booking. No pre-booking for those who wish to bring their own picnic set (picnic mat, chairs or pillows) but NO food and drinks allowed.  

Baraha Souq

Baraha Souq

This vibrant artisan market is organised by the National Museum of Qatar to showcase and support local makers and food producers. Open every other weekend of the month, at the Baraha area of NMOQ. Get more details here

CUDOS Congress 2019

CUDOS Congress 2019

The congress is organised by Sidra Medicine, and focused on genomics and clinical research as well as care and treatment of children with diabetes, obesity and related syndromes. More details here.

Dhow Cruise with National Cruise Tourism

national cruise

Call 6600 0926 for more details.

Friday Souq at Oxygen Park

Friday Souq Oxygen Park

Enjoy the outdoors with family and friends every Friday at Oxygen Park’s Senses Garden. The souq will have vendors selling food, clothes, handmade items, and more. From 9 am to 9 pm, until 13 December. More details here

Furry Friends and Family Day at The Dromedary Club

Furry Friends & Family Day

Come on down to The Dromedary Club with your dogs and enjoy a cup of coffee with your friends, while your dog gets to play and enjoy the company of other dogs and make friends. Every Friday and Saturday. Click here for more details.

International Perfumes and Cosmetics Exhibition

International Perfumes and Cosmetics Exhibition

The largest dedicated fair in Doha to sell, market and promote perfumes, incense and cosmetics. At the DECC, until 26 November. More details here.

Katara Children's Festival

Katara Children's Festival

In celebration of International Children's Day. Open to the public, 4 pm to 8 pm. 

Qatar British Festival 2019

Qatar British Festival 2019

This annual festival continues to celebrate the strong and long-standing relationship between Qatar and the United Kingdom through public art, photography, music and film. Get more details here

Qatar Street Food Festival 2019

Qatar Street Food Festival 2019

The festival offers a wide range of options featuring local and international cuisine. At Al Bidda Park beside Cafe 999, 4 pm to 12 am. More details here

Roasted Fridays at Coral!

Roasted Fridays

Succulent roasts every Friday at Coral, InterContinental Doha! A unique Friday night experience for only QAR245 with one glass of soft beverage. Enhanced beverage package available.  4484 4919 or WhatsApp 3391 2820 for reservations. 

Soap and Candle Making at Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation

A fun hands-on workshop for children. 4 pm to 5 pm at the Education City Clubhouse. 

Sports and Community Classes at Qatar Foundation

Community Activities

Qatar Foundation is holding various sports and community classes for children and adults in different venues around Doha until 23 November. Learn more about these classes here.

STK Social Hour at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

STK Social Hour

Eat. Drink. Party. 6 pm to 8 pm. Price starts at QAR49. Call 4484 8588 for reservations.

The Dromedary Club Leather Crafting Workshop 

Leather Crafting Workshop TDC

Introduction to leather crafting where participants learn about types of leather, tools, stitching methods and materials used with leather. Workshop starts at 7 pm. Workshop is open to both men and women and is priced at QAR100 per person. Fee includes a free cup of coffee and the item you make.

Visit the State Mosque

Visit the State Mosque 22 Nov


Exhibitions

Aegean Desert Photography Exhibition

Aegean Desert Photo Exhibition

Ongoing at Katara Cultural Village, until 15 January 2020. 

Arab Identities, Images in Film Exhibition

Arab Identities Exhibition

This unique exhibition highlights the diversity and evolving nature of identity and the Arab world, as well as the powerful contributions that film has made to global knowledge, opinions, attitudes and values. Ongoing at The Media Majlis - Northwestern University in Qatar, until 7 December. More details here.

Art Exhibition by Anny Ku: Reflections of Qatar

Anny Ku exhibition

Featuring Taiwanese-Canadian artist Anny Ku, in her fourth solo art exhibition in Qatar. She will showcase a number of paintings inspired by her reflections of Qatar. At the Education City Golf Club, until 4 December. More details here.

El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale

El Anatsui Triumphant Scale

Featuring renowned Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui, at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, until 31 January 2020.

Experience Tanzania

A photographic documentation of experiences as medical students from WCM-Q provide basic medical services to rural communities of Tanzania. Visit here for more details.

Intersection by Alimi Adewale

Intersection by Alimi Adewale

Ongoing at the Anima Gallery until 11 January 2020, featuring Nigerian artist Alimi Adewale. More details here.

It Is Our Right to Dream

It is Our Right to Dream

Featuring sculptor Sahbi Chtioui. At Building 47, Katara Cultural Village, until 18 January 2020.

KAWS: He Eats Alone

KAWS He Eats Alone

The first solo exhibition in the Middle East of American artist KAWS (Brian Donnelly),  at the Fire Station Garage Gallery, until 25 January 2020. More details here

Magnificent Jewels of Jean Schlumberger 

NMOQ jewellery exhibition

A dazzling collection of over 120 objects realised in gemstones and precious metals by the famed artist-jeweller Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987). At the National Museum of Qatar, until 15 January 2020. Get more details here.

Qatar, India and the Gulf: History, Culture and Society

Qatar India and the Gulf Exhibition

The exhibition examines thousands of years of connections between India, Qatar and the Gulf region. Part of the ongoing Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture. At Qatar National Library, until 29 February 2020.

See the Unseen

See the Unseen

Featuring Qatari artist Faraj Daham, after his month-long residency at What about Art? Foundation in Mumbai, India. The exhibition is open for viewing at the Doha Fire Station until 29 November. More details here.

The Land of Hope Exhibition

The Land of Hope exhibition

In cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, featuring photographer Josua Alessandro. The exhibition is until 4 December. 

The Sea is the Limit

The Sea is the Limit Exhibition

At the VCUarts Qatar Gallery, until 7 December. More details here

The State of You 

The State of you poster

Ongoing at Art29, W Doha Hotel & Residences. Get more details here.

Events & Activities

7th Ajyal Film Festival 

Ajyal Festival 2019

An annual event organised and hosted by the Doha Film Institute, featuring a selection of thought-provoking feature films from across the globe. Films are screened in various venues around Qatar. Get more details here.

Art, Design and Craft Classes at VCUarts Qatar

VCUarts Qatar Community Classes Fall 2019

Open to all ages and abilities. More details here

Baraha Souq

Baraha Souq

This vibrant artisan market is organised by the National Museum of Qatar to showcase and support local makers and food producers. Open every other weekend of the month, at the Baraha area of NMOQ. Get more details here

CUDOS Congress 2019

CUDOS Congress 2019

The congress is organised by Sidra Medicine, and focused on genomics and clinical research as well as care and treatment of children with diabetes, obesity and related syndromes. More details here.

Dhow Cruise with National Cruise Tourism

national cruise

Call 6600 0926 for more details. 

Furry Friends and Family Day at The Dromedary Club

Furry Friends & Family Day

Come on down to The Dromedary Club with your dogs and enjoy a cup of coffee with your friends, while your dog gets to play and enjoy the company of other dogs and make friends. Every Friday and Saturday. Click here for more details. 

International Perfumes and Cosmetics Exhibition

International Perfumes and Cosmetics Exhibition

The largest dedicated fair in Doha to sell, market and promote perfumes, incense and cosmetics. At the DECC, until 26 November. More details here.

Junior Baking Class at Deema Community Centre

Kids Cooking Class at IKEA

Kids Cooking Class at IKEA

Kids Origami Workshop

Kids origami workshop

In cooperation with Blue and Pink Arts and Events, for kids eight to 12 years old. 5 pm to 7 pm, at Katara Art Studio Building 19. 

Le Petit Chef at STK Doha

Le Petit Chef at STK Doha

A unique culinary experience with Le Petit Chef at The Ritz Carlton, Doha featuring the world’s smallest chef. Two sessions available from Saturday to Thursday, 6 pm and 9 pm at the main dining room and 7 pm and 9 pm at the VIP dining room. More details here.

Let’s Rise Yoga at The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

Let's Rise Yoga

An hour of a relaxing yoga session at Heavenly Spa. Call 4492 1682 for bookings.

Qatar British Festival 2019

Qatar British Festival 2019

This annual festival continues to celebrate the strong and long-standing relationship between Qatar and the United Kingdom through public art, photography, music and film. Get more details here

Qatar Street Food Festival 2019

Qatar Street Food Festival 2019

The festival offers a wide range of options featuring local and international cuisine. At Al Bidda Park beside Cafe 999, 4 pm to 12 am. More details here

Saturday Swagger at Qube, Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

Saturday Swagger Radisson Blu

Happy Hour from 7 pm to 10 pm. Call 4428 1555 to book your seats. 

Sports and Community Classes at Qatar Foundation

Community Activities

Qatar Foundation is holding various sports and community classes for children and adults in different venues around Doha, from 1 September  until 23 November. Learn more about these classes here

STK Social Hour at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

STK Social Hour

Eat. Drink. Party. 6 pm to 8 pm. Price starts at QAR49. Call 4484 8588 for reservations.

Survival Cooking Class for Boys at Deema Community Centre

For more information click here.

Torba Farmers Market

Torba Farmers Market

Everyone's favourite organic market is back for a full day! A the Education City Ceremonial Court, every Saturday, 8 am to 8 pm. One big market day a week means everyone can have an amazing Torba experience, with more quality vendors and fun activities.

Weekend Brunch Deals

Everyone's favourite Brunch deals are back, with more options and more tempting offers! Find your weekend Brunch place here.


Exhibitions

Aegean Desert Photography Exhibition

Aegean Desert Photo Exhibition

Ongoing at Katara Cultural Village, until 15 January 2020. 

Arab Identities, Images in Film Exhibition

Arab Identities Exhibition

This unique exhibition highlights the diversity and evolving nature of identity and the Arab world, as well as the powerful contributions that film has made to global knowledge, opinions, attitudes and values. Ongoing at The Media Majlis - Northwestern University in Qatar, until 7 December. More details here.

Art Exhibition by Anny Ku: Reflections of Qatar

Anny Ku exhibition

Featuring Taiwanese-Canadian artist Anny Ku, in her fourth solo art exhibition in Qatar. She will showcase a number of paintings inspired by her reflections of Qatar. At the Education City Golf Club, until 4 December. More details here.

El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale

El Anatsui Triumphant Scale

Featuring renowned Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui, at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, until 31 January 2020.

Experience Tanzania

A photographic documentation of experiences as medical students from WCM-Q provide basic medical services to rural communities of Tanzania. Visit here for more details.    

Intersection by Alimi Adewale

Intersection by Alimi Adewale

Ongoing at the Anima Gallery until 11 January 2020, featuring Nigerian artist Alimi Adewale. More details here.

It Is Our Right to Dream

It is Our Right to Dream

Featuring sculptor Sahbi Chtioui. At Building 47, Katara Cultural Village, until 18 January 2020.

KAWS: He Eats Alone

KAWS He Eats Alone

The first solo exhibition in the Middle East of American artist KAWS (Brian Donnelly),  at the Fire Station Garage Gallery, until 25 January 2020. More details here

Magnificent Jewels of Jean Schlumberger 

NMOQ jewellery exhibition

A dazzling collection of over 120 objects realised in gemstones and precious metals by the famed artist-jeweller Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987). At the National Museum of Qatar, until 15 January 2020. Get more details here.

Qatar, India and the Gulf: History, Culture and Society

Qatar India and the Gulf Exhibition

The exhibition examines thousands of years of connections between India, Qatar and the Gulf region. Part of the ongoing Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture. At Qatar National Library, until 29 February 2020.

See the Unseen

See the Unseen

Featuring Qatari artist Faraj Daham, after his month-long residency at What about Art? Foundation in Mumbai, India. The exhibition is open for viewing at the Doha Fire Station until 29 November. More details here.

The Land of Hope Exhibition

The Land of Hope exhibition

In cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, featuring photographer Josua Alessandro. The exhibition is until 4 December. 

The Sea is the Limit

The Sea is the Limit Exhibition

At the VCUarts Qatar Gallery, until 7 December. More details here

The State of You 

The State of you poster

Ongoing at Art29, W Doha Hotel & Residences. Get more details here.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Najmunnisa

    March 9, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    Good weekend guide

  2. niyas

    April 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm

    Nice

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