Where to celebrate New Year in Qatar – a guide to enjoy NY 2023 eve

Each New Year, individuals set lofty goals and look forward to exciting celebrations. Dreams are made, expectations are set, and resolutions are created to make the most of this fresh start.

On New Year’s Eve, individuals anticipate numerous activities such as gathering with family or acquaintances, having a scrumptious meal, viewing dazzling fireworks, and ambling down the lively avenues.

Qatar has a variety of food offerings and festivities for the New Year’s Eve. Here is a compilation of some places you can go to enjoy New Year in Qatar.

New Year Countdown at the Backyard

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The Best Countdown you would ever witness in Doha on New Year Eve at The Backyard. Be part of the most electrifying crowd Doha has ever seen with amazing line up of Local & International artists.


Doors open at 5pm!

**First come first served policy**


Doha Golf Club

What’s included:

Live Band and DJ’s

  • Caravan Dream
  • Major Fifth
  • Jay Psar
  • DJ Bob


Qr 100 including one beverage

Tickets can be bought at the door or buy a ticket online at THEBACKYARDDOHA.COM

Terms and conditions:

  • Come as you are! that means you can wear shorts and flip flops as well.
  • No religious attire allowed as per Qatari Law.
  • Mixed groups and couples only.
  • Ages 21+
  • Original QID or passport required!

Bollywood Reloaded

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Let’s celebrate New Year in Bollywood style on the tunes of DJ Willy and Ackrid. Nothing better than celebrating with family at Al masa Ballroom, Holiday inn.


10:00 PM onwards


Al masa Ballroom, Holiday inn


Kids below 7 years have free entry.

Couple (Early Bird)

80 QAR

Single (Early Bird)

50 QAR

Tickets can be bought online at events.q-tickets.com/Events

New Year’s masquerade party

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Prepare yourself for one of the most captivating New Year party in Qatar. The masquerade party, managed by Alwadi Hotel in Doha is one of the most alluring occasions that provides beguiling live music, DJ on the roof top premises rendering a 360 degree panoramic view of the city.


7 pm to 2 am


AlWadi Hotel Doha – M Gallery | Infinity Roof Lounge 


QAR 699 per person

Welcome 2023 – Dine, Dance & Dhamaal

where to celebrate new year in qatar - dine dance dhamal

This is an annual event organized by North Inidian’s Association (affiliated to Indian Cultural Center) to celebrate and welcome the New Year. Members as well as Non Members are welcome to participate in it. 

The event include sumptuous Indian Buffet (Veg & Non Veg) and DJ along with lucky draw for all. Cocktail bar available on payment basis. Games, entertainment and Kids activity included. Photo booth and surprise gift are add-ons. 


7:30 PM onwards


Dusit Doha Hotel, West Bay


Regular (Age 10 Years and above)

200 QAR

Members (Age 10 years and above)

160 QAR

Tickets can be bought online at events.q-tickets.com/Events

New Years Eve 2023 (Glo Bar)

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Celebrate the New Year’s Eve with DJ Shane DJ Shashi & DJ Stressa.


8:00 PM onwards


GLO Cocktail Bar Marriott Marquis City Center Doha


At the Entrance ticket will be QR150

Early Bird

100 QAR

Tickets can be bought online at events.q-tickets.com/Events

New Year’s Eve on Island – Anantara Resort

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The Banana Island Resort by Antara is another name for luxury. This New Year 2023, get ready to delve into the royal treatment offered by the resort to its guests. You can book a staycation package or a day pass and embrace the coming year with the gala dinner organized at thevenue on 31st December 2022. Hop in the Q lounge pool deck and relish on the exotic dinner and spend a quality time on island with your family and loved ones.


7 pm to 1 am


In-house Guests

Adults (12yo and above) – QAR 400

Children (5-11yo) – QAR 200

Walk-in Guests

Adults (12yo and above) – QAR 550

Children (5-11yo) – QAR 300

Book now on Booking.com

New Year Dinner at Al Nahham 

where to celebrate new year in qatar = al naham

Take your New Year festivities a notch higher by immersing in a five-course culinary journey at Al Nahham, and get mesmerized by the impressive view of the Doha skyline, with a live duo serenading you throughout the night. 


6.00 pm to 1.00 am


Al Nahham restaurant 


Walk-in guests:

QAR 450 per adult (12 years and above) 

QAR 225 per child (5 to 11 years)

Children below 5 years – QAR 50 for boat charges

Tickets can be bought online at events.q-tickets.com/Events

Qalamkarri New Year’s Eve Dinner

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Ring in the New Year 2023 with an Indian-inspired New Year’s Eve feast in Doha, Qatar. Savor the distinct flavors of authentic Indian spices while indulging in delectable street food and spicy kababs. Treat your palate to a tantalizing main course and mouthwatering desserts. Experience a night of entertainment that you won’t soon forget.


7 pm onwards


Banyan Tree Doha| Qalamkarri Lounge


QAR 425 per person

New Year’s party at Luna Karaoke

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Singing along to your favorite songs is an excellent way to bring in the New Year with friends and family. Whether you’re belting out classic rock hits, singing old-school ballads, or grooving to modern pop songs, karaoke is sure to get everyone in the festive spirit. Plus, it’s a fun and interactive way for everyone to participate in the festivities. With its wide selection of songs available, karaoke can provide something for everyone. So why not give it a try this new year’s eve?


Bin Mahmoud

Pricing (per hour):

  • Classic: QR 59 per person
  • Delux: QR 69 per person
  • Delux Plus: QR 79 per person
  • Junior Suite: QR 89 per person
  • Suite: QR 99 per person

Booking (call or whatsapp):

+974 6607 8881

New Year’s Fireworks

NY 2023 - Where to celebrate New Year in Qatar

The explosion of New Year’s fireworks is a magical sight to behold. Every year on the night of December 31st, there is a beautiful display of light and sound that is created by the fireworks in celebration of the coming New Year. Vibrant colors from all directions, a million tiny specks of light are released into the sky. The colors blend together to create a mesmerizing show that is truly breathtaking.

For many people, New Year’s fireworks signify hope for a better future, and provide a momentary escape from reality.


12 am


Al Maha Island



If you have missed the show, we have got you covered.

New Year 2023: Qatar puts on thrilling fireworks show at Al Maha Island Lusail

What’s your plan to celebrate new year eve. Are you going to any of the above places. Let us know in the comments.


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