What: Qatar 25th 9-Ball World Championship
When: July 25th to Aug 25th
Where:Al Arabi Sports Club
Cost: Not Known
The Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation has organized the World 9-Ball Championship 2016. The first three days of the competitions will determine the 12 seats to be qualified from 128 players, and 116 players to be selected by the International Billiards Federation based on their world ranking.
What:2016 Doha Summer Festival
When: August 1 to August 31
Where: Corniche, the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC), Al Gharafa Sports Club and malls across the country.
The malls will also feature weekly raffle draws with an offer of 15 prizes per week, among them four Jaguar cars and cash prizes worth QR800,000.
The raffles will be held on every Thursday of the month, starting with Al Khor Mall during the first week, and Hyatt Plaza Mall, Dar Al Salam Mall and Lagoona Mall for the following weeks, respectively. All raffle draws will begin at 7:30pm.
When: August 1 and August 31st at 9 pm
The fireworks are the opening and closing celebrations the Doha Summer Festival
What:Doha Comedy Festival
When:Aug. 18 through Aug. 21.
Cost:prices range QR145 to QR1,000
Tickets available at Virgin Megastores or online here https://tickets.virginmegastore.me/qa/theater/4075/doha-comedy-festival
The QNCC will hold a three-day festival that features 18 different stand-up comedians from the Middle East
Performers include local comedian Hamad Al-Amari, as well as renowned pros Bader Saleh, Fadi Alshehri and Ahmed Al Shammari.The show will be in Arabic and attendees must be 13 years and up.
Contact: +974 4470 7000
What: Street Madness (Part of Summer Festival)
When:Al Gharrafa Sports Club
Where:Friday, Aug. 12th 2016
Cost:Ticket prices start at QR25 and are being sold at all Virgin Megastore branches.
Al Gharrafa Sports Club will serve as the venue for ‘Street Madness’ during which, short football matches, led by social media influencers and performances by comedians and artists would be staged.
What:Amazing Accommodations Promotions
When: Aug 1 to Aug 31
Cost: Prices vary from hotel to hotel
Special packages will include a “pay for two nights and stay for three” at hotels. Some venues will also offer free breakfast, late check-outs and free transportation from Hamad International Airport (HIA)
3, 4 and 5 star Hotels are participating in this festival. Use the promo code “QSF2016” when booking
When:Saturday to Thursday – 10 am to 10 pm. Fridays 2 pm to 10pm June 3 to November 1st 2016
Where: Fire Station near Corniche area (check map on website for location)
The Artists in Residence exhibition is a culmination of an intensive nine-month programme, featuring works by eighteen local contemporary artists who have been working in the artist’s studios and spaces at the Fire Station since September 2015.
The exhibition showcases new work and projects created by the artists during their residency period, shedding light on the development of their innovative ideas and diverse studio practices. Photographic, sculptural, and installation based artworks fill the Garage Gallery and showcase these talented artists.
What: Art Workshops
When: On going
Where: The Souq Waqif Art Center
Cost: contact for prices
The registration for Souq Waqif Art Center are ongoing. The workshops include figurative sculpture, Sunbuli calligraphy, pottery smoked incense, drawing with pencil.
What: IAID – Academy for Arts, Dance and Music
When:Summer Workshops – July 20th – Aug 2nd
Aug 4th – Aug 17th
Where:D-Ring Road, Al-Hilal Street, Al-Tadamon Signal
Cost:Please contact IAID for prices.
The workshops are designed for kids 4 years and up. The workshop aims to creatively develop participants skills and talents through music, dance, dramatic arts and fitness.
Contact: +974 44320974 , +974 44411234 , +974 66710589
What: Arts and Crafts Doha Summer workshops for kids and adults
When:Saturdays to Thursdays 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Where:Villa no.7, Al Duhail South, Doha
Cost: Prices vary based on workshop
Arts & Crafts Doha is a great place to get in touch with your creative side. Whether you want to explore silk painting, glass and oil painting, pencil sketching and ceramics. Arts & Crafts Doha have diverse options for you to explore your creativity.
Contact: +974 – 44865201, +974 – 55801627
What:Entertainment City part of Festival of Summer
When: Aug 1 to Aug 31
Where:DECC Backside of Citycenter Mall، Westbay، Doha, Qatar
from 1pm to 11pm daily Fridays until Midnight
Cost:entry fee of QR15 per person
game tickets will start at QR5.
Visitors can also purchase a VIP ticket for QR120/person for unlimited entertainment.
This year’s Entertainment City will be double the size of 2015’s, with 30,000 square meters of space. The space will include inflatable games, an entertainment stage, video games, Go Karting and a food court.
Variety of Children’s activities, including games, rides and live stage performances.
Contact: +974 40 33 1111