Things to do in Qatar this weekend: July 7 to 9, 2022

Things to do in Qatar this weekend: July 7 to 9, 2022 By Darlene Regis - July 07, 2022
Things to do in Qatar this weekend July 7 to 9 2022

Where to go and what to do this weekend in Qatar

Check out our top picks for Things to Do in Qatar from June 16-18, 2022 below.

Note: Events are subject to change as per the organizers. Follow the COVID-19 measures in place to ensure yours and others' safety.

July 7, 2022 - Thursday

1. African Circus at Mall of Qatar

African Circus | Events | Mall of Qatar

Mark the Eid holidays with the world-renowned African acrobatic circus show that will dazzle and mesmerize you with wild African music, dances, and acrobatic acts. A daily act repeated at regular timing intervals, shoppers can stop for a break to watch the world-renowned African acrobatic circus show set to energising beats and infused with traditional dance. The shows are free and will take place at the Oasis stage.

Date: July 07 to July 15, 2022,

Time: from 5 pm to 9 pm

Location: Oasis stage, Mall of Qatar

Admission: Free

The show is a delight for the senses with items spun through the air, bodies contorted into mind-boggling shapes, performers balancing on other performers, percussionists beating up a storm of sound, and traditional dancers telling their own stories.

If you enjoyed Cirque du Soleil before, then the African show is a whole new fascinating experience that will keep you on the edge of your seats!

2. National Cruise

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Have you ever spent Eid holiday with National Cruise? If not, it's time to create a moment to remember with your friends and family in Eid Al Adha this year!

Choose your trip and book your ticket now.

• Hit the Beach (From 2 pm to 8 pm) - 180 QR
• Dinner Cruise  - 250 QR
• See Doha from the Sea - 99 QR

Seats are very limited. Hurry up to book now!
* All terms and conditins applied.

Hit The Beach

Face the hot weather with a cool day on Safliya Island beach. National Cruise brings you all the fun, adventurous,delicious food and water activities you could wish for in the middle of the bay. Hurry up to reserve your ticket NOW! 
Seats are limeted. All terms and conditins applied.

Dates: Ongoing until August 31, 2022

Ticket Bookings: Book now at

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city life and soak up the sights aboard a dhow. What a better way to spend your weekend. Leave your worries behind and create a moment to remember on-board National Cruise.

• 6-hours Island beach break program.
• Special Island beach setup.
• Coffee, Tea, Juice and Bottled Drinking Water.
• Beach Activities such a Football, Volleyball, Frisbee, etc.
• Water activities such as Swimming, UNLIMITED Banana Boat and Air stream (doughnut)

• Option 1 QR 375 per person Along with an Open International buffet Minimum of 20 Pax.

• Option 2 QR 250 per person Along with package meal for each minimum of 20 Pax.

• The above is valid for private booking in any date and time the client can chose.

• Current promotion for option 2 is QR 195 per person till mid of February every Friday from 1 PM to 7 PM without any minimum number of people.

Dinner Cruise

Step aboard the Cruise for an unforgettable evening. Departing from the Box Park, you’ll enjoy a leisurely three-hour cruise along the Pearl and unobstructed views of west-bay Building, skyline, Islamic museum and more.

• 3-hours program.

• Open international buffet.

• Special Boat set up.

• Coffee, Tea, Juice and Bottled Drinking Water.

• Price: QR 300 per person Minimum of 20 Pax.

• This above is valid for private booking in any date and time the client can chose it.

• Current promotion QR 300 per person Thursday from 6 PM to 9 PM without any minimum number of people.

• Live entertainment available upon request and availability

• Tanoura at QR 2,000 for 30 minutes

• Live violin at QR 3,200 for 1 hour

• Live Saxophone at QR 1,500 for 1.5 hours

• Kids entertainment face painting and balloon twisting at QR 2,500 for 2 hours

• Pianist at QR 4,500 for 1 hours

• City Tour By Sea

• A touch of heritage meets modern architecture during this 2-hour mid-day cruise from M.I.A., pass by Katara the cultural Village and The Pearl-Qatar and vice versa through the waters of Arabian Gulf. Hop on and hop off and travel by cruise to discover the major tourist destinations in Qatar.

• Schedules available between 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM every two hours one trip in the weekend and a daily trip from 5 to 7 Pm in the week days minimum of 3 Pax.

• QR 150 for Round trip per person
• QR 90 for one-way trip per person
*Including free flowing hot and cold beverages
*Food is available upon pre-booking at additional charges

Kids Policy for all services:

• Below 4 years old is free –of-charge

• 5 to 10 years old will have 50 % discount on the regular ticket prices

• Above 10 years old will be charged with regular ticket prices

• National Cruise Dhow capacity and rental per hour with minimum of 4 hours:

• 40 Capacity Dhow QR 1,500 per hour

• 60 Capacity Dhow QR 1,800 per hour

• 80 Capacity (Open Dhow) QR 2,000 per hour

• 80 Capacity (Closed Full AC Dhow) QR 2,000 per hour

• Current Package 2300 QAR for 12 persons and two hours cruising with free flow refreshment (water, tea, coffee and juices) Additional extension per hour 450 QAR.

• The National Cruise staff will notify you of the pickup location after your ticket has been confirmed.

3. Sabi & Sky Makeup Workshop

Sabi & Sky Makup workshop is a Canadian Makeup Academy which offers a wide range of makeup trends to specialize in Doha, Qatar.

Note: All Makeup Kits & tools will be provided by Sabi & Sky Makup Workshop. It will be used for the training purpose at the classroom only.

No Entry before Gate opening Time i.e. 2 PM

Dates: June 30 to July 7, 2022

Time: 2:15PM Onwards

Location: Cielo Hotel Lusail

Ticket Rates:

Regular (June 30) - QAR 800

Regular (1st and 2nd July) - QAR 2,500

Ticket Booking: Book your tickets at

July 8, 2022 - Friday

1. Around the World in 80 Days (Animation)

Around The World In 80 Days Trailer - YouTube

A bookish marmoset embarks on a wild adventure to travel around the planet in 80 days after accepting a challenge from a greedy frog.

Watch this adventure, comedy and animation film now showing at Qatar Cinemas near you!

Book your tickets now at

2. Thrilling Summer Festival at Doha Festival

Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment announces preparations for its Summer Festival 2022 showcasing an exclusive line-up of international entertainment performances and engaging children’s activities. Visitors and shoppers are invited to join in the festivities at the Mall between the 16th of June and 16th of July.
This year’s Summer Festival will take a new twist with football-related activities as a build-up of excitement for the most anticipated international football tournament. The festival will also feature dazzling Eid Al-Adha celebrations for all members of the family to enjoy. 

A wide array of international award-winning shows and football centric activities for adults and children will take place in two locations at the mall, the Centre Court featuring a broad array of activities and attractions catering toward all the family, while the Entertainment Node will host children’s activities, with multiple entertainment options to bring smiles to their faces.
The Centre Court on the ground floor will feature entertaining shows all month long at three timings i.e., 5:00, 7:00, and 9:00 pm by several world-class performers, including bubble blowers, glass balancers, hoola hoop performers, storm troopers, and shadow artists. The stage shows will also feature a team of Kitchen Dancers, where entertainers wearing chef uniforms will perform juggling stunts using kitchen tools and utensils, in addition to a group of international football freestylers who will wow the crowds with their football juggling skills and tricks. Football fans will have plenty of fun options to engage in the game like foosball and virtual reality games from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm. There will also be a registration booth by Supreme Committee to onboard volunteers. 
The children’s entertainment corner at the Entertainment Node will be offering arts and crafts activities, face painting, balloon twisting, and special kids’ shows every weekend. Children will also have the chance to meet and greet their favourite cartoon characters. Additional activities such as henna painting and balloon shows will be available during the Eid period. The children’s entertainment corner is open every day from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 
Furthermore, Eid Al Adha will be celebrated throughout the mall with interactive parades by stilt walkers who will make rounds to the delight of children and adults for five days. 

Read also: Doha Festival City Announces Thrilling Summer Festival with Exciting Activities for the Family

Date: June 16 - July 16, 2022

Timing: 03:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Centre Court -

Timings: 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm

The Entertainment Node -

Timing: 3 pm to 11 pm

Location: Doha Festival City

Price: FREE

Contact: 4035 4444

3. Resort Pool and Beach Access

Qatar's latest leisure destination provides an unforgettable and relaxing adventure like nowhere else as you take a break from all the stress and noise of city life.

You can relax in a private cabana at the pool, or let the kids enjoy the splash pad while you unwind. You don't have to worry because lifeguards are on duty from 8 am to sunset and towels are provided.

The private beach sprawls 3.5kms and is an unspoiled paradise of crystal clear waters. Imagine lounging on the beach, soaking in the early morning sun, and listening to the calming waves.

Date: Ongoing until March 31, 2022

Tiiming:  3:30PM Onwards

Location: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas

Ticket Booking: Book now at 

Terms & Conditions

• Children below the age of 3 years are free.
• 3 years and above are chargeable at the advertised rates.
• Changing rooms are available and towels will be provided.
• Gym and Kids Club access is not included, however access to the Kids Club is available at the rate of QAR 75 per child, per hour.
• Waterpark Access is not included
• Bringing in Food and beverage from outside is not permitted.
• Guests are required to present a green ehteraz only for entry. Children below the ages of 12 can access the pool and beach as long as accompanying adults present a green ehteraz.

4. PSG Summer Program

Best summer programs for indoor and outdoor football training for all ages between 5 and 17.

Date: Ongoing until August 18, 2022

Location: Across various location

Registration: Register at PSG Academy Qatar

5. Mubarak Nasser Al-Thani: Espresso 4 the Road Exhibition

Mubarak Nasser Al-Thani: Espresso 4 the Road Exhibition

The exhibition Mubarak Nasser Al-Thani: Espresso 4 the Road will focus on the rise of the Metropole, the birth of global culture and how it connects people, both physically and culturally. It will take place in Gallery 4 of the Doha Fire Station. Mubarak Nasser Al-Thani’s work covers architecture, flora, and fauna, geography, history, and exploration, among others. Are you ready for this road trip?

Date: July 16, 2022

Time: 9 am - 7 pm

Location: Gallery 4, Fire Station

Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It's free!

Contact: +974 4422 4222

July 8, 2022 - Saturday

1. Minions 2:The Rise of Gru (Animation)

The untold story of one twelve-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain.

Watch this adventure, comedy and animation film now showing at Qatar Cinemas near you!

Book your tickets now at

2. Beanstalk

Kids can't get enough of the Beanstalk adventure play area!

360 Play brings you this exciting entertainment hub designed to entertain and engage the whole family in some action-packed adventures!

Visit the Beanstalk today at the Mall of Qatar, located in front of the Food Court. Book now at or contact 7064 4011 for more details.

Date: February 10, 2022 - February 23, 2023


Saturday to Wednesday: 10.00 AM to 10.00 PM
Thursday: 10 AM to 11:30 PM
Friday: 1 PM to 11.30 PM

Location: Mall of Qatar

Ticket Rates: General Pass (20 Mins) QAR 30, Premium Pass (40 Mins) QAR 50, Super Pass (1 Hour) QAR 60, and Family Pass - 1 Adult + 3 Kids (1 Hour) QAR 200

Ticket Purchase: Book now at

3. Sunshine Day Pass

Discover Santorini vibes in the heart of Qatar at the latest leisure destination hotspot, Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas! Enjoy a fun getaway with the resort day pass which provides you with exclusive access to some of the most exciting attractions and dining outlets the resort has to offer! Splash, ride and slide into the Sea Caves Water Park and get competitive with your friends in a game of Laser Tag at the Desert Falls Water and Adventure Park! You also get exclusive access to the South Bay Pool and the resorts 3.5km of pristine beach front. Top up the day with a QAR100 F&B credit for adults and QAR50 for juniors with a tasty meal at Dante Cucina Italiana, Nesma Lobby Lounge or South Bay Pool Restaurant.

This is a perfect daycation experience you do not want to miss!

• Access to Sea Caves Water Park
• One game of Laser Tag
• Pool & Beach Access
• QAR 100 F&B credit for adults and QAR50 for juniors at Dante / Nesma Lounge / South Bay Pool Restaurant

Dates: November 8, 2021 to February 28, 2022

Timings: 8AM onwards

Location: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas

Ticket Bookings: Book now at

4. Museum of Illusions

Enter the fascinating world of illusions that will trick you, but amaze you at the same time. It is sure to be an amazing and unimaginable experience because whatever you see in the Museum of Illusions, is not what it appears to be.

Contact Details:
Location: 1st Floor, The Gate Mall, Omar Al-Mukhtar St. Doha, Qatar
Telephone Number: +974 40206273

Opening Hours:
Sunday to Wednesday (9 am – 10 pm)
Thursday And Saturday (9 am – 10 pm)
Friday (1 pm – 10 pm)

Ticket Rates:
Adult (16+ years): 80 QAR
Child (3-15 years): 60 QAR
Child (3-below): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 kids under 15 years): 220 QAR
Special Needs: 40 QAR
Ticket Bookings:

5. Cricket for Everyone

Bravo Cricket Academy is in inviting you to the "Cricket for Everyone" sports event.

The said event is affiliated & recognized by the Deaf International Cricket Council & Qatar Cricket Association.

Event Details:

Date: Ongoing until December 31, 2022

Timing: 4:00 PM Onwards

Location: Ezdan Oasis B Block, Al Wukair, Doha - Qatar

Ticket Bookings: Book now at

One time Registration – QR 200 (Uniforms will be provided)

Kids Sessions – Every week Thursday / Friday / Saturday

Timing – Kids Session:

Batch 1 – 4.00pm – 6.00pm – QR 400/-

Batch 2 – 6.00pm – 8.00pm – QR 400/-

Seniors – Open all 7 days

4 Sessions one on one – QR 400/

8 Sessions one on one – QR 700/

By Darlene Regis - July 07, 2022

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