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Events and Festivals in Doha Qatar

Here are the list major annual events in Doha Qatar. Click the title to read more about each event.

  • Annual Doha Cultural Festival

    The Doha Cultural Festival is held in March and is the biggest event of its kind, attracting hundreds of tourists every year into Qatar. The event showcases the cultural aspect of the region. The event is held under the guidance of H.H. Al Sheikh Hamad Ben Khalifa Al Thani, the Prince of Qatar.

  • Doha International Trade Fair

    The Doha International Trade Fair is an annual event in Qatar held at Qatar International Exhibitions Center, Doha. The one-week event involves participation of traders from across the globe. The event has helped in promoting Qatar further as a tourist destination.

  • Garangao Children Festival

    Garangao children festival is traditionally celebrated throughout the Middle East after breaking of the fast on the 14th of Ramadan and will be marked in Qatar with weeklong festivities.

  • Annual Halal Hal Qatar Festival

    The annual Halal Qatar Festival, which is held in the southern area of Katara cultural village every year in March, features animal husbandry, the practice of selectively raising and breeding livestock, their health and care.

  • IAAF Diamond League

    The IAAF Diamond League is a series of track and field event held from 2010 onwards at Qatar Sports Club Stadium in Doha. The IAAF Diamond League is a precious asset for the IAAF and the League is now in its fifth season.

  • Kite Festival

    The International Kite Festival takes place in katara, Doha and attracts visitors from many international destinations with 2 days of frenziedly wind-driven flying, culture and art, both ground-based and air-based.

  • Losail International Circuit

    Lusail International Circuit (also Losail International Circuit) is a motor racing circuit located on the coast, in the northern part of the municipality of Al Daayen, 23 km north of Doha.

  • Doha International Book Fair

    Wherever the visitors go in Doha they can take notice of "Qatar national vision 2030." The country is organizing itself for the transfer from a carbon-based economy to a knowledge based economy. Literacy is already 97%, but Qatar government plans for 100%.

  • The Qatar International Food Festival

    The Qatar international food festival (QIFF) brings together the world’s best culinary cultures in an exceptional event that reflects Qatar’s diversity and thriving culture. The event showcases the world class hospitality and food services Qatar has to offer with a long weekend of gastronomic alfresco eating and drinking as well as family fun and entertainment.

  • Qatar Marine Festival

    The Qatar Marine Festival is an annual cultural, educational and water centric extravaganza intended to promote Qatari marine heritage and cultural identity. The marine festival is the innovation of the Qatar Marine Festival Organizing Committee (QMFOC) and represents the jewel in the crown of QMFOC's activity calendar.

  • Qatar Masters Golf Tournament

    The prestigious Qatar Masters is a golf tournament hosted by the Doha golf club since 1998. This is one of three European tour golf tournaments which are staged in Middle East, the others being the Omega Dubai Desert classic and the Abu Dhabi HSBC golf tournament.

  • Qatar Open Tennis

    Qatar Open tennis championship is one of the most popular tennis tournaments in the Middle East and it is the ceremonial opening of the ATP World Tour season. The Matches begins every year in the last week of December and run through January first week with 32 players in the singles play-offs and 16 teams compete for the doubles title.

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