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13 December | 7am - 9:45pm

Team Qatar Flag Relay 2019

Qatar

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) will host a flag relay to unite, inspire and share pride with the nation through Team Qatar in celebration of this year’s National Day. Click below link to read more.

 

Qatar Flag Relay

18 December | 9am

National Day Parade

Corniche

A fantastic parade where people will get to enjoy a parade by MOI, Emiri Guards, Lekhwiya, Civil Defense and other governmental bodies. There will also be aerial and sea displays by the air force and navy. The Corniche road will be closed from 6 am!

18 December | 8pm

Fireworks show

Corniche

Music, lights, and giant fireworks. Make sure to get a good spot!

Last year's firework was at 8pm and we will update you once we receive a confirmed timing!

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12,13,15,17,18 December | Morning

Air Show

Aspire, Corniche, Darb Al Saai, Katara

Aspire Park (12th, 4pm-6pm) l Corniche (13th, Morning) l Darb Al Saai (15th, 4pm-6pm) l Katara (17th, 4pm-6pm) l Corniche (18th, TBC)

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12-20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30pm - 10pm

Darb Al Saai

Darb Al Saai

Darb Al-Saai, one of the major attractions of the QND 2019 celebrations at the grounds in Al Sadd. It runs from the December 9-20, showcasing different tents by different entities. There will be a food court tent with stalls that sell traditional Qatari food, as well as juice, snacks, and other items.

 

 

 

11-19 December | 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Katara

Katara Esplanade

This year's celebrations at Katara will display a line-up of exceptional activities and programs, including entertaining and rich events of military and traditional shows, as well as local and popular-themed competitions and contests that will be staged for your pleasure.

12-18 December | 3:30pm - 10pm

Aspire Park

Aspire Park

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has announced a series of exciting events in Aspire Park for Qatar National Day under the leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has announced a series of exciting events in Aspire Park for Qatar National Day under the leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad alAspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has announced a series of exciting events in Aspire Park for Qatar National Day under the leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has announced a series of exciting events in Aspire Park for Qatar National Day under the leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

17, 19, 20 December | 8:30pm

Drone Air Show

Katara

500 drones will take to the sky to put up a unique air show. 17th show was cancelled due to weather condition and 19th show happened around 9pm. Katara twitted for another show on the 20th 8:30pm due to high demand.*Depends on the weather condition

17, 19, 20 December l 8:30pm

Fireworks at Katara

Katara

17th show was cancelled due to weather condition and 19th show happened at 7:30pm. Katara twitted for another show on the 20th 8:30pm due to high demand.*Depends on the weather condition, exact timing is not annouced

mall of qatar qnd

6-18 December | 10am 10pm

Mall of Qatar

Mall of Qatar

Mall of Qatar has prepared dazzling and captivating family entertainment every day from December 6th until Qatar National Day on December 18th.

Mall of Qatar has prepared dazzling and captivating family entertainment every day from December 6th until Qatar National Day on December 18th.

18 December l 7:30pm - 9:30pm

JW Marriott Marquise Helipad

JW Marriott Marquise

Watch National Day fireworks on top of JW Marriott Marquise! Helipad is open for QAR350 per person wtih pass around food and mocktails. Call 4429 5050

15:00-17:00 for the parade
19:30-21:30 for the fireworks
350 for eWatch National Day fireworks on top of JW Marriott Marquise! Helipad is open for QAR350 per person wtih pass around food and mocktails. Call 4429 5050Watch National Day fireworks on top of JW Marriott Marquise! Helipad is open for QAR350 per person wtih pass around food and mocktails. Call 4429 5050

10 December | 9:30am 11:30am

Coffee Morning

2nd FL. Majlis Bin Zaid Center, Abdullah Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Center

Come and experience the warmth and hospitality of Traditional Qatari Culture while you learn about Qatar National Day hosted by one of our Qatari staff.

Come and experience the warmth and hospitality of Traditional Qatari Culture while you learn about Qatar National Day hosted by one of our Qatari staff. This programme enables all to openly ask questions while learning about the different aspects of life in this intriguing and peaceful landCome and experience the warmth and hospitality of Traditional Qatari Culture while you learn about Qatar National Day hosted by one of our Qatari staff. This programme enables all to openly ask questions while learning about the different aspects of life in this intriguing and peaceful land.

10 December | 9:30am 11:30am

Free Medical Consultations

Al Jameel Medical Center, Al Waab Street, Doha, Qatar

Free medical consultation at Al Jameel Medical Centre for the whole month of December in celebration of Qatar National Day.

Free medical consultation at Al Jameel Medical Centre for the whole month of December in celebration of Qatar National Day.

Dhows exhibition

18 December | 10am - 7pm

Little Explorers Kids Club

Al Messila, Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

National day bracelet making, Qatar flag cookie decoration, an afternoon movie, sand and glitter art and many more activities for children are happening!

Al Izbba

12-20 December | 9am - 1pm l 3:30p - 10pm

Al Ezba

Darb Al Saai

Al Ezba teaches children how to ride camels and also, how to deal with them.

Horses

12-20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30pm - 10pm (Fridays from 2pm)

Al Shaqab - Horse Riding

Darb Al Saai

The Al Shaqab event provides special trainers to teach visitors horse riding! Kids will also have the opportunity to learn horse riding. There will also be presentations that will provide tips and advice on how to care and breed horses.

Doha

12-20 December | 9am - 10pm

Doha Tent

Darb Al Saai

The Doha event brings together the State’s institutions in all sectors onto wings and platforms, through which many awareness and educational interactive presentations will be displayed to the public to achieve the vision of Qatar 2030.

9-20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30pm - 10pm

Al Maqtar

Darb Al Saai

Visitors will learn about the daily life of Qatari ancestors and the heritage of custom. Different activities are available during these hours.

12-20 December | 9am - 10pm

Souq Waqif

Darb Al Saai

Of course, you could always just go to the REAL Souq Wagif, but if you're in the area of Darb Al Saai, drop on down to enjoy Qatari food tasting, photography, and view all the different types of old trading that used to happen (textiles, ceramics, engraving, etc...)

18 December | 12pm - 11pm

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

On the occasion of the Qatar National Day, enjoy special offers at Seasonal Tastes.

Book now your lunch or explore the Asian Night and 30% off on your bill.

 

Lunch: 12 pm to 4 pm l Asian Night: 6 pm to 11 pm

12-20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30pm - 10pm (Fridays from 2pm)

Al Bidaa

Darb Al Saai

A mini traditional coastal environment that encapsulates the details of the old Al Fareej along the beach. It portrays the image of intimacy and compassion that brings the people of Al Fareej together, containing the Al Mutawa house, the popular cafe and many more.

18 December | 6am - 1am

Doha Metro Timings

Qatar

Doha Metro will extend its service hours for the National Day! You need to complete your journey to the final destination by 1am! You can use DECC & Souq Waqif stations to get to the parade!

18 December | 3pm - 9pm

Barwa Al Baraha Industrial Area

Barwa Al Baraha Industrial Area

Indian, Bangladeshi and Nepalese community teams' Cultural performances and traditional shows.

Musical performance by famous Asian orchestra.

12-20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30 pm - 10pm

Qatar Foundation

Darb Al-Saai

Time for some creativity! There are 29 educational activities for all ages at the Qatar Foundation National Day tent!

18 December | 10am - 10pm

InterContinental Doha The City

InterContinental Doha The City

Try an array of traditional Qatari local specialities, or sit outside of urban oasis and dine on traditional, mouth-watering Ouzi, served at Al Jalsa Garden Lounge from 2 pm onwards. National day activities start from 10am.

18 December | 3pm - 9pm

Doha Stadium

Doha Sports Stadium

Musical concert lead by artists and singers from Pakistan.

18 December | 10am - 7pm

Lusail Sports Arena

Lusail Sports Arena

Cultural parade, thematic shows and performances of 7500 students from 17 Asian schools.

18 December | 3pm - 9pm

Kerala Muslim Cultural Event

Al Wakra Sports Club

Community cultural performances and shows in association with Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (KMCC).

Football Indoor Hall- 3 pm to 9 pm l Football Stadium- 4 pm to 9 pm

18 Dec | 4pm - 9pm

Barwa Workers Recreation

Barwa Workers Recreation Complex Al Khor

Indian, Bangladeshi and Nepalese communities showcase cultural performances, traditional show, concert of an Indian singer Muhammed Aslam. National Day Show Jumping Championship will happen at QEF Main Arena.

12-20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30pm - 10pm

Koora Time

Darb Al Saai

QFA hosts a traditional Tembah tournament for local youth, participating from 16 primary schools across Qatar. Former & current football players are set to participate. There will be open play football for all age groups & other activities for children.

16-19 December

Store 974 Promo

The Gate Mall

To make this #QND2019 special Store 974 is offering 18% off on new PC Builds! Visit them at The Gate Mall and get your customized PC! Qatar's Gaming Store!

12-20 December | 9am - 10pm

Souq Waqif

Darb Al Saai

A local market of shops that sell locally-made products made by Qatari entrepreneurs, aiming to introduce the local products to the community and support local products

12 - 20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30pm - 10pm

Police Academy

Darb Al Saai

Training the young to be disciplined and committed, and to overcome the obstacles, and the job of security men who protect the people from the outlaws, and to strengthen their participation in national forums.

11-19 December | 4pm -10pm

Cultural Bazaar

Katara

Bedaya Centre offers a wide range of Qatari products such as clothes, perfumes and traditional cuisine!

12-20 December | 6:30pm

Raise the Flag

Darb Al Saai

It is the pulse of Darb Al-Saai in which citizens and residents, old and young, participate to represent the pillar of solidarity and loyalty.

12-20 December | 6:40pm

Parade at Darb Al Saai

Darb Al Saai

The event is held daily with the participation of horses and camel in addition for classic, old and modern cars along with the participation of government agencies.

12-20 December | 9am - 1pm | 3:30m - 10pm

Regulatory Authority of Charity Work

Darb Al Saai

A place specified for the kids next to the theater, connects the participant with the values of the National Day, from the humanitarian work perspective, in a way that is suitable for the kids in a practical and simple way for them to understand.

12-20 December | 9am - 10pm

Ministry of Defense

Darb Al Saai

The Qatari Armed Forces participate in the events and activities with live military shows, music battalion unit shows, parachute landing and hand-to-hand combat shows. There are different activities available during these hours.

12-20 December | 9am - 10pm

Higher Committee for Projects and Heritage

Darb Al Saai

Organized by the Supreme Committee, there are many digital activities for children and adult to get to know about Qatar World Cup 2022.

18 December | 3pm & 9pm

Sri Lankan School

Sri Lankan School

Cultural performances and shows by Sri Lankan Coordination Committee.

Musical concert lead by artist from Sri Lanka.

18 December | 3pm - 9pm

Shahaniyya

Katara - Esplanade

Indian, Bangladeshi and Nepalese community teams' cultural performances and traditional shows.

Musical performance by famous Asian orchestra.

This will be a good chance for you to watch a traditional Qatari show!

 

11-19 December | 4pm - 10pm

Classic Cars

Katara - Corridor

Mawater Center will display classic cars for those who are

11-19 December | 4pm - 10pm

Traditional Tent

Katara - Esplanade

Traditional tent featuring accomplishments and items by Al-Gannas Society (Arab Hunters). There will be Al-da o (the Lure) show as well!

11-19 December | 4pm - 10pm

Loyalty Book

Katara - Esplanade

There will be an exhibition showcasing the visitor's signatures on the previous year's National Day. You will get to sing as well!

18 December | 3pm - 10pm

Asian Town

Asian Town Cricket Stadium Car Parking

Indian, Bangladeshi and Nepalese communities arrange cultural performances, traditional shows, horse parade, musical performances and show will be happening! International Cricket Match will be on from 2pm to 9pm.