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10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 21 March 2023 Last update: Wednesday، 29 March 2023
10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Ramadan is a much anticipated time of celebration through many activities and events across Qatar, but as Ramadan 2023 falls in the spring, this means that any typical outdoor activities will be quite difficult with the high temperatures in the Gulf country and fasting if you're a Muslim. However, this shouldn't hinder you from doing any activities as you you can simply either save them for the evening when the sun is down or go for indoor activities.

Here are 10 Ramadan activities you can do in Qatar: 

Shop at Ramadan Shopping Fair - DECC

Ramadan Shopping Fair, running from March 25th to April 14th, is an international trade fair at Doha Exhibition & Convention Cente (DECC) with numerous vendors selling household goods, and Ramadan special items. 
Timings: Saturday to Thursday: 11 am to 3 pm | 8 pm to 1 am
Friday: 8 pm to 2 am

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Compete at Ramadan Sports Festival 

Aspire Zone Foundation is holding the Ramadan Sports Festival from Tuesday, March 28th, until Saturday, April 8th. The 12 days festival features eight activities that range from sports competitions to physical challenges. All competitions will be held from 9:30 pm until midnight.

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Register at Katara International Ramadan Chess Tournament

The Cultural Village Foundation, Katara, is presenting the tournament that will kick off on the first day of Ramadan at Hall 15, from 9 pm to 11 pm. It is organized in cooperation with Qatar Chess Federation. 

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Visit 900 Park

900 Park is a dedicated entertainment district in Doha with an immersive dining and leisure experience. It will be open for the entire month of Ramadan from 7 pm to 2 am for Ramadan vibes with food outlets, live entertainment through oud players, tanoura dancers, and a children's entertainment zone. Ticket prices: QR 25 - Adults | Free entry for children under the age of 12.

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Attend Ramadan Watercolour Workshop 

Located at the arts and crafts store, Cass Art Qatar, in Doha, a four-session workshop will take place every Saturday where you can reflect and paint on the beauty of the holy month. The sessions, hosted by professional artist and master surrealist Gilbert Semillano, will take place on March 25th, April 1st, 8th and 15th. Price: QR 750 - Adults,
QR 600 - Kids.

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Watch the Garangao Festivities

A Garangao festivity is mainly centralized on children who wear a traditional brightly coloured costume, and carry a bag which is then filled with candies from neighbours, families and friends. They are usually held in different venues nationwide around the middle of Ramadan. 

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Visit the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit a museum at night? In addition to welcoming visitors in the morning from 10 am to 2 pm, the National Museum of Qatar in Doha invites you for a tour from 8 pm until midnight. 

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Attend Embrace Doha Ramadan Session

Visit Embrace Doha's Qatar Majlis in Al Wakrah to experience the essence of Ramadan in a session and learn more about the holy month and Qatari customs. The sessions will be available from March 23rd to April 22nd. Ticket prices start range between QR 50 and QR 250. 

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Watch the Firing of Cannons

There are a few cannons stationed around Doha where families gather to watch them fire off daily at sunset signalling the end of the fasting day. 

10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Volunteer to Organize the Minaretein Community Iftar

You can sign up here if you want to help organize a daily iftar for the community to break their fast at the Education City Mosque. 
10 Activities to Do in Qatar During Ramadan 2023