5 Best Ramadan Events In Qatar You Need To Check Out

From vibrant cultural celebrations to delectable culinary experiences, Qatar offers many different ways to celebrate Ramadan

by Priyanka Fernandes
5 Best Ramadan Events In Qatar You Need To Check Out

Enjoy the spirit of Ramadan with many exciting events happening in Qatar, from vibrant cultural celebrations to delectable culinary experiences. Qatar offers many different ways to celebrate Ramadan. Here are the five best events to enrich your Ramadan experience and help you create cherished memories during this holy month.

1. Throwback Food Festival

In the historic Old Mina District, the ‘Throwback Food Festival’ celebrates traditions from 11th March to 10th April, coinciding with Ramadan. Sample diverse traditional dishes from Qatar-based and international restaurants like Palestine Cafeteria and Popeyes. Enjoy nostalgic views of Qatar’s skyline while exploring over 15 eateries, conjuring fond memories and creating new ones.

Where: Old Mina District
When: 10th to 15th April
Cost: Free Entry

2. Souq Al Wakra


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Immerse yourself in Qatari culture at the seaside market hosted by Heenat Salma Farm and Qatar Tourism. Al Wakrah Souq offers craft workshops, lectures, movie screenings, kids’ activities, and artisanal food, all overlooking the ocean. Experience Qatar’s rich heritage with engaging activities for all ages amidst the historical backdrop of Al Wakrah city.

Where: Souq Al Wakra Hotel, Street 891, Al Loulou, Qatar
When:  Until 8th April
Cost: Free Entry

3. The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar

Experience ‘The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar’ on Pearl Island until 13th April 2024. Explore diverse Abayas, traditional dresses, fragrances, and handmade accessories. Enjoy children’s activities, live music, and a variety of cuisines, including Ramadan sweets. Unwind at Porto Arabia’s international cafes and restaurants.

Where: Porto Arabia
When:  Until 13thth April from 8:30 pm to 2 am
Cost: Free Entry

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4. Msheireb Downtown Doha 

Msheireb Downtown Doha buzzes with Ramadan spirit, featuring vibrant installations, live entertainment, and family-friendly activities. The Barahat courtyard hosts local retailers and kids’s activities, while Sikkat Wadi offers captivating displays and entertainment. Don’t miss the Garangao celebrations, which add to the neighbourhood’s charm during Ramadan.

Where: Across Msheireb Downtown Doha
When: Until 9th April from 8:30 pm to 1:30 am
Cost: Free Entry

5. Slice Of Support

This year, the Torba market introduces the Slice of Support event, focusing on raising awareness for the Palestinian cause. Organised in collaboration with the Qatar Foundation Alumni Office, Education Above All Foundation, and Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts Qatar, the market will run on March 16, 23, 30, and 6th April, welcoming the public from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Where: Tate 7, rba Farmers Market, Education City
When: Until 6th April from 8 pm to 1 am
Cost: Free Entry

As Ramadan envelops Qatar in its sacred embrace, these five events offer diverse ways to embrace the holy month’s spirit. From culinary delights at the historic Old Mina District’s Throwback Food Festival to the cultural immersion of Souq Al Wakra and the vibrant atmosphere of The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. These events will enhance your Ramadan experience and create lasting memories with loved ones in Qatar.

Cover Image Courtesy: The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar and Visit Qatar/ Website

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