The Eid holidays have been declared by the Amiri Diwan. Ministries, government agencies, and public institutions will begin their holiday on Tuesday, 27 June 2023 corresponding to 9 Dhul Al Hijjah. They will then resume work on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.
How to Spend Eid ul Adha 2023 Holidays
Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, here are some suggestions on how to make the most of your Eid ul Adha holidays in Qatar:
Eid Al-Adha Prayer at Education City Stadium
The Qatar Foundation invites everyone to celebrate Eid al-Adha with them. On the 10th of Dhu al-Hijjah at 5:01 am, they will be hosting the Eid prayers at Education City Stadium. The aim is to create an inclusive and joyful atmosphere, welcoming as many worshippers as possible.
Following the prayers, there will be an Eid Celebration until 9 am, featuring activities like face painting, games, and food and drinks. Attendees can conveniently reach the stadium via the tram, and parking options are available.
The center extends a warm invitation to individuals, along with their families and friends, to come together and enjoy a blessed Eid al-Adha.
Celebrations at Katara Cultural Village
Katara Cultural Village has organized an exciting lineup of events and activities to celebrate Eid Al Adha 2023. Spanning four days, from the first day of Eid, the festivities will take place from 5 pm to 9 pm.
Dazzling fireworks will illuminate the skies on the first and second days of Eid at 8:30 pm along Katara Corniche.
Visitors can enjoy captivating planetarium shows on the second, third, and fourth day of Eid, with multiple showtimes starting from 5 pm.
A stimulating question and answer competition will be held daily from the first to the fourth day of Eid at Square Wisdom. Katara Eideh, a special cultural performance, will take place on the first, second, and third day of Eid, featuring two time slots in the evening.
Attendees can also experience the theater play “Blessing of the Mind” on the first, second, and third day of Eid from 7 pm to 7:45 pm at Square Wisdom.
Baladna Restaurant festivities
Experience a festive Eid celebration with your little ones at Baladna restaurant. Let them immerse themselves in the joy of Eid, accompanied by delectable food and laughter.
The event spans three days and offers a range of exciting activities to keep the children entertained. From face painting and balloon twisting to coloring, there’s something for every child to enjoy. The cherry on top is the appearance of a delightful cow mascot, adding to the festive ambiance.
While the kids have a blast, parents can indulge in a delightful lunch or dinner experience at Baladna restaurant.
Eid with Al Shaqab
Al Shaqab invites everyone to join their joyous Eid Al Adha celebration at the Al Shaqab Indoor Arena. The festivities offer a diverse range of activities, which include thrilling horse rides guided by trained professionals, a tranquil Horse Chill Zone to connect with the majestic creatures, bouncy castles for the little ones to release their energy, and face painting and henna for artistic and traditional adornment.
Interactive workshops provide insights into the world of horses and equestrian activities. A delightful selection of food and beverages will also be available, and a toy shop offers equestrian-related toys and gifts.
Children aged 3-12 can participate in a special activity called “A Day with My Horse” during the Eid festival. This activity, consisting of three sessions per day, allows children to engage in art & craft, hands-on learning about stable management and horsemanship, and a pony ride to develop core equestrian skills.
Slam Dunk Show – Doha Quest
Experience an unforgettable Eid Al-Adha celebration as you witness a breathtaking display of smashing dunks, impressive air flips, and jaw-dropping stunts that will leave you in awe. The event promises non-stop action that you don’t want to miss. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 28th to Sunday, July 2nd and get ready to be amazed from 12pm to 10pm each day. This exhilarating extravaganza is sure to provide thrills and excitement for all attendees.
Book tickets here: https://tickets.dohaquest.com/
Don’t miss the fireworks show in Al-Saad Square on the first day of Eid-ul-Adha 28th June at 8:30 p.m. Lusail Boulevard main road will be closed 25-27 June to setup Eid celebrations.
Eid festivities at Old Doha Port
Get ready for an extraordinary Eid Al-Adha celebration at Old Doha port, where a wide array of captivating activities will be waiting for you. As you step into the festivities, the lively beats of colored drummers will fill the air, creating a vibrant and energetic atmosphere. Their rhythmic performance will keep you mesmerized and add an extra touch of excitement to the celebration.
Indulge your taste buds with a delightful ice cream show, where skilled artisans will showcase their creativity by crafting and presenting delicious frozen treats. Watch as they transform ordinary scoops of ice cream into mouthwatering masterpieces, using a variety of toppings, sauces, and artistic techniques. It’s a feast for the eyes and the taste buds, ensuring a sweet and refreshing experience for all.
Enjoy the views of hot air balloons as they gently float through the air creating a tranquil and serene atmosphere up in the sky.
Adding a touch of elegance and charm to the festivities, ribbons on rollers will twirl and dance in the air, creating a mesmerizing visual spectacle. The vibrant colors and graceful movements of the ribbons will enchant both young and old, adding an element of grace and beauty to the overall ambiance.