From Asian Cup To F1 Grand Prix, Qatar Unveils Its 2024 Events Calendar!

Qatar welcomes over 4 Million visitors in 2023 and unveils exciting 2024 calendar.

by Deeplata Garde
From Asian Cup To F1 Grand Prix, Qatar Unveils Its 2024 Events Calendar!

In 2023, Qatar Tourism proudly hosted over 4 million visitors, paving the way for an even more remarkable 2024. To mark the festive season, Qatar Tourism revealed an extensive calendar for the approaching year, showcasing more than 80 distinctive events that guarantee a diverse array of experiences for both locals and tourists.

Qatar: Here’s The List Of Few Events That Will Take Place In 2024

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1. Shop Qatar 2024

Running throughout January, Shop Qatar 2024 offers incredible discounts, raffle draws, and entertainment across 13 participating malls. Visitors can explore numerous shops featuring diverse offers and entertainment.
When: (January 1 – 27)

2. Doha EXPO


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The first international horticultural exhibition in the region, Doha Expo, provides a platform for engaging with local and international agricultural organizations, fostering a deeper connection with nature.
When: (Until March 28, 2024)

3. Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2024

Celebrating two decades of luxury, the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2024 promises exclusive designer collaborations and the finest jewellery reveals at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.
When: (February 5 – 11)

4. Qatar International Food Festival 2024

Returning on February 7, the Qatar International Food Festival 2024 is a culinary celebration featuring a diverse selection of food and beverages, providing a treat for the taste buds.
When: (February 7 – 17)

5. AFC Asian Cup


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Qatar will host the AFC Asian Cup, a premier football event featuring 24 national teams competing in six stadiums. The tournament, running for a month, is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors, creating a vibrant atmosphere with attractions around the stadiums complementing the matches.
When: (January 12 – February 10)

6. Marmi Festival

Highlighting the national bird of Qatar, the Marmi Festival returns from January 1 to 27, 2024, showcasing falconry in Sealine and honouring the Bedouin tradition of falcon hunting.
When: (January 1 – 27)

7. Katara International Arabian Horse Festival

Showcasing purebred horses in competition, the Katara International Arabian Horse Festival is a captivating event running from January 24 to February 4.
When:(January 24 – February 4)

8. Qatar International Rally

Returning in 2024, the Qatar International Rally from February 1 to 3 will witness the participation of the 13-time defending champion, Nasser Al Attiyah, providing motorsport enthusiasts with a thrilling spectacle.
When: (February 1 – 3)

9. Ooredoo Doha Marathon 2024


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Returning on February 16, the Ooredoo Doha Marathon 2024 offers different distances and timings for participants, promoting inclusivity with categories accommodating people of different abilities.
When: (February 16)

10. World Aquatics Championships Doha 2024

The World Aquatics Championships Doha 2024, taking place at Aspire Dome, Old Doha Port, and Hamad Aquatic Centre, will host 2,600 top athletes from over 190 countries, competing in 75 medal events with Olympic Games Paris 2024 qualifications at stake.
When:(February 2 – 18)

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11. Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix 2024

Scheduled towards the end of the year, the Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix 2024 will take place from November 29 to December 1, 2024, at the Lusail International Circuit, promising high-speed excitement.
When: (November 29 – December 1)

With such a diverse array of events, Qatar is set to captivate visitors and locals alike, offering a vibrant and culturally rich experience throughout 2024. Whether it’s the thrill of sports competitions, the glamour of jewellery exhibitions, or the cutting-edge discussions at global forums, Qatar’s calendar promises something for everyone. So, mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable journey in the coming year.

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