12 Sport Activities You Can Enjoy in Doha Festival City This Month

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Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for entertainment, shopping and dining, is celebrating the National Sports Day throughout the whole month of February. With so many activities and retailers participating, you will find something to do on your own or with your family and friends to help you stay fit and find the fun side of exercise. 



Here are 12 sport activities you can enjoy at DHFC this month:

Running or Cycling Festival City Competitions 

Enjoy running and cycling activities for kids and adults. Bring your bike and try out their track suitable for the newbies and the advanced. Or put on your running shoes and test your running skills on their specially dedicated route. 

Location: Outdoor Leisure Track

Dates:Every Friday & Saturday (and on National Sports Day)

Time: 8am to 12 noon

Sports for All 

A Sports for All Zone will be set up on the “Bird Island” located in the Angry Birds world Outdoor, featuring quick health check-ups daily throughout the month

Location: ’Bird Island’ located in the outdoor area of Angry Birds World 

Dates: Daily in February 2020

Time: Daily 4pm to 10pm (Except on Sports day from 8am to 10pm)

Virtual Reality Rooms

Virtuocity will open up its Virtual Reality rooms for an unparalled game experience in celebration of the day from.

Location: Virtuocity

Date: National Sport Day onlyTime: 1pm to 5pm 

Obstacle Course

An Obstacle Course in Angry Birds World Outdoor -City Studio will help all shoppers experiment and enhance their mental and physical stamina

Location: Angry Birds World Outdoor ’City Studio

Date: National Sport Day Only

Time: 8am to 1pm

F1 Racer 

Sign up for a life-like car race on the F1 racer simulator in Viturocity

Location: Virtuocity

Date: Weekdays in February 2020

Time: 12 noon to 5pm ( week days only)

Xbox and Computer Games 

Game lovers can enjoy for free an exhilirating experience in the Xbox and Computer stations

Location: Virtuocity

Date: Weekdays in February 2020

Time: 12 pm to 5pm (weekdays only) 

Kids Sports Activity

More fun awaits everyone in the theme parks atrium at the Kids Sports Activity area

Location: Theme Parks Atrium

Date: Daily in February 2020

Time: Daily 4pm to 10pm (Except on Sports day from 8am to 10pm)

Open Day

The ancient fort is opening its doors to welcome everyone to a magical snowy day.

Location: Snow Dunes 

Date: Sports Day only

Time: 8am – 11pm 

Doha Festival City Crossfit Championship 2020

For Crossfit enthusiasts, here is your chance. Compete for the title of the Crossfit Champion.

Location: West Parking- opposite to the main entrance

Date: 28 February 2020

Time: 9am - 3pm

Sports Activities from Technogym

Technogym will organise a range of sports activities for visitors and shoppers, with a display of equipment and a trainer to explain how to use them, and a healthy eating and habits sessions.

Location:Tehcnogym store, East Corridor, First Floor

Date: Every Monday and Wednesday

Time: 9 – 10am (Mondays), 2 – 5pm (Wednesdays)

Sport Equipment Display

Location: Centre Court, First Floor 

Date: 1 February 2020

Time: 2pm – 5pm

About Doha Festival City 

Doha Festival City is Qatar’s preferred destination for shopping, entertainment, and dining. Bringing several firsts to Doha, this incomparable mall –is one of the largest such developments in the Middle East, offering almost a quarter of a million sqm of leasable space, providing something for everyone, and creating exceptional and memorable experiences with each and every visit.

Doha Festival City is home to famous brand names in retail, many of which have made their Qatar debut; including Harvey Nichols, Charlotte Tilbury, Kiehl’s, Dior Beauty Boutique, and ACE. It also houses the country’s only IKEA which has been open since 2013.  There are over 100 places to dine and relax including restaurants, cafés and casual dining outlets, from brands that are unique to Qatar including Jamie’s Italian, Café Coco, 800 Degrees and Aimee’s Cafe.

Doha Festival City has the country’s biggest world-class entertainment offering including a unique mix of indoor and outdoor attractions–from Qatar’s first VOX 4D cinema complex with 18 digital screens Theatre by Rhodes, to green spaces for outdoor exercise and Outdoor Leisure Trail cycling and three unique entertainment parks, including Angry Birds World, Snow Dunes, and Virtuocity.

The world’s first Angry Birds WorldTM , introduced and developed by the leading location-based entertainment company Trimoo in partnership with Rovio Entertainment, opened in Doha Festival City in May 2018. The park is an unparalleled family entertainment destination, inspired by the global gaming sensation and the blockbuster movie.  

About Leisure

Leisure is a 100% Qatari owned operator that houses a ground-breaking entertainment facility. Leisure is driven by operational excellence, the company is committed to deliver a full range of excellent operational services that stem from a pool of dynamic industry experts whose creative and dynamic synergies have shaped the brand into a pioneer in the realm of operating entertainment destinations. The company is currently managing the different operational departments of the three entertainment parks – ANGRY BIRDS WORLD™, VIRTUOCiTY™ and SNOW DUNES™ – at Doha Festival City.


SNOW DUNES™ is Qatar’s first indoor snow park featuring a fantastical Arabian-style castle set in the distant past. Inspired by a local folklore tale where a cold wave in spring blankets the land in snow, the park utilizes the world’s most advanced snow-production technology to create snow that is identical to the one in nature at -4°C.  Defying logic and ensuring delight, the park encompasses a variety of rides and attractions suitable for the whole family such as super fun slides, slopes and carousel. The park also features various food & beverages outlets, retail stores and party rooms that will deliver an exclusive fun and exciting experience for the entire family. SNOW DUNES™ is developed and operated by Leisure– the groundbreaking location based Entertainment Company.


ANGRY BIRDS WORLD™ is a pioneering concept introduced to Qatar in 2019. Designed and developed over a sprawling 17,000 square meter area at the Doha Festival City, ANGRY BIRDS WORLD™ takes visitors into a maddening adventure with the furious flock through a range of over 20 high-thrill rides for all ages. The park also has a wide array of F&B outlets, retail shops, edutainment activities, birthday venues and a host of attractions that engage and entertain the whole family.  


VIRTUOCiTY™ is the region’s first dedicated digital gaming capital that merges the virtual world with the real world in a thrilling, competitive environment. Equipped with full motion racing simulators, escape rooms and a multipurpose eSports arena, the park offers an immersive digital experience for teens and adults. Virtuocity’s range of interactive attractions pit player against player and team against team, bringing cutting-edge technology and innovation to the forefront.

The park also features a wide range of food and beverage outlets, retail stores as well as dedicated VIP rooms, creating unique experiences for guests