From live performances and adventure-packed activities, to curated art exhibitions, residents and visitors are set to enjoy a varied and family-friendly roster of events this Eid Al-Adha
Qatar Tourism has released a special Eid Al-Adha edition of its monthly events calendar, ‘Qatar Calendar,’ which highlights the exciting, diverse range of events on offer throughout the country during this most joyous occasion.
Ranging from thrilling adventures and exciting live performances to fun-filled children’s shows and impressive art exhibitions, residents and visitors are sure to find something to suit their preferences amongst the busy week of activities.
In addition, those in search of an Eid staycation or holiday will find plenty of options among Qatar’s varied and world-class collection of hotels. Unbeatable Eid offers can be found on Qatar Tourism’s page www.visitqatar.com/eid . Moreover, leading entertainment venues, such as Al Shaqab, will host various festivities with unique and exciting activities for families.
Commenting on the special release of the monthly calendar, Noor Abdulla Al-Thani, Acting Head of Tourism Events & Festivals Organizing Section at Qatar Tourism said: “We are excited to release this special edition of the country’s official tourism guide to events taking place in Qatar every month. Eid is a special time of year, to be celebrated with family and friends, and we trust that Qatar Calendar’s special edition will provide plenty of inspiration on where and how to celebrate the joyous occasion. We invite residents and our much-loved regional neighbours to join us in experiencing the unique and special spirit of Eid in Qatar.”
Relish in Arts & Culture
Arts and culture lovers will find plenty to suit their tastes in Qatar this Eid Al-Adha, starting with an exquisite ode to haute couture at the Zwara: Focus on Forever Valentino Exhibition (M7, every day until September 10). Arts, food, and culture Workshops by Heenat Salma Farm will also be held at Place Vendôme Mall (June 29 – July 1), bringing a slice of the farm’s serene, unique ethos to busy shoppers in the city.
Exhibitions aplenty will be available for art lovers across the country, including the fascinating The Curious Desert by Olafur Eliasson (National Museum of Qatar & Al Thakira Mangrove Nature Preserve, until August 15), and the dramatic collection of paintings in Eduardo Navarro’s Free Spirits of the Wild Horses exhibition (Fire Station, until July 10).
Those in search of a little drama will not be disappointed, as a thrilling production of the famed The Black Magic Play (Abdul Aziz Nasser Theatre, June 28 – July 7) will be staged in the heart of the city. And the country’s most prestigious children’s choir, Siwar Choir (Place Vendôme, July 2-3), will enchant local audiences with two very special public performances.
Finally, a vibrantly colourful Eid Al-Adha Festival will be hosted at the Al Shaqab Longines Indoor Area over the weekend (June 29 – July 1).
Plenty of action is available for adventure seekers, including an exclusive Mangrove Kayaking Adventure (until August 31) in the crystal-clear waters of Purple Island. And on June 30, scores of runners are set to pound the pavements of Katara Cultural Village for the PSG We Run Doha 5km.
Kids can be kept thoroughly entertained with an extensive Summer Football Camp (Education City Student Centre, June 25 – 29) and a Playsport Multi-Sports & Activities Camp (Education City Clubhouse, July 2 – August 4).
Doha’s sky will sparkle with fireworks during the first two days of Eid. Residents and visitors can enjoy the spectacular shows on June 28th and 29th at The Katara Corniche at 8:30 PM. In addition, Lusail City, Sa'ad Plaza will have its own fireworks show on June 28th at 8:30 PM.
Lounge by the Hotel Poolside
An array of not-to-be-missed offers can be found amongst Qatar’s endless selection of industry-leading hotels during the weekend, including ‘Stay 3 nights pay for 2’ at the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel Doha (until August 31) and 30% off a three-night stay at the JW Marriott Marquis (until December 30).
Fun-filled Activities Across the Country (Post-Eid)
The magic continues in Doha post-Eid, starting with very special performances of Disney on Ice presents 100 Years of Wonder (Lusail Multipurpose Hall, July 4-9). Miguel aspires to be a musician and journeys through the Land of the Dead to uncover family history, Moana and Maui bravely restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti, Anna and Elsa save their kingdom, and the Disney Princesses inspire with stories of strength, determination, and kindness. Share every magical moment filled with breathtaking ice skating and beloved Disney songs and stories that give everyone a reason to believe.
All events and activities can be found at www.Qatarcalendar.com . Follow @qatarcalendar on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated.
Download the Qatar Events Eid Al Adha Calendar