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18 December | 9am

National Day Parade


Parade is closed to public due to COVID-19 precationary measures. This parade with MOI, Emiri Guards, Lekhwiya, Civil Defense, air force, navy and many more can be watched on AlKass TV, so don't worry about it! Last year, the Corniche road was closed from 6 am!

18 December | 8:30pm

Fireworks show


Music, lights, and giant fireworks - Make sure to get a good spot! You can watch this along the corniche! Make sure you keep distance from each other and keep your mask on!

18 December | Morning

Air Show


The airshow as part of National Day parade can be seen in different part of Doha. However, Corniche will be closed for public.


Darb Al Saai

Darb Al Saai

Darb Al-Saai, one of the major attractions of the QNDcelebrations is cancelled this year due to COVID-19 precationary measures.

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17 December | 7:00 pm

Katara Fireworks Display

Katara Cultural Village

A fireworks display will take place tonight in Katara at 7:30 pm to celebrate Qatar National Day 2020.

mall of qatar qnd

18 December | 4pm - 9pm

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.

You can watch Amir's cup final at Oasis stage in the evening! There will be raffle draws and other fun activities!

18 December | 12:30pm - 4pm

National Day Brunch at Sheraton Grand Doha

Al Hubara & La Veranda

Enjoy these Qatar National Day brunches specially curated by Sheraton Grand Doha to celebrate the spirit of National Day with your loved ones.

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.

Qatar Museum

9 December | 6pm - 7pm

Story of the National Flag by the Qatar Museums


The national flag connects our present to our past and instils in us the sense of belonging and loyalty to our great country. The flag has a unique story and a long history behind its current form. To book, email programsnmoq@qm.org.qa

10-16 December l 4pm - 10pm l 4pm - 12 midnight (weekends)

“Our heritage… our identity” event at Lagoona Mall

Lagoona Mall

Enjoy the special activities and shows at the Lagoona Mall like the Traditional Dhow Show, miniature dhow light show parade in the water feature at the Piazza area, a traditional tent, gift distribution booths, and nice displays for photo ops.

17 December l 12:30pm - 3:30pm

National Day Lunch at Al Liwan, Sharq Village & Spa

Al Liwan Restaurant Sharq Village & Spa

Enjoy a 5-course menu that is inclusive of traditional Qatari dishes at Sharq Village & Spa, A Ritz Carlton Hotel.

18 December

Complimentary Cupcakes and Desserts at Mondrian Doha

Mondrian Doha

Mondrian Doha is offering complimentary cupcakes at their coffee shop and complimentary desserts at all their restaurants on 18th December.

18 December | 7 pm - 9 pm

Amir Cup 2020 Final

Aspire Park

The Amir Cup 2020 final kicks off on Friday 18 December at Al Rayyan Venue, the fourth completed Qatar 2022 stadium.

18 December | 10:30am - 5:00pm

Celebrate Qatar National Day at FBQ Museum

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

Celebrate Qatar National Day at FBQ Museum to learn more about the history of our beloved country and the rich culture of Qatari people through the special programs we have prepared for you to enjoy with your family and friends.

14 - 18 December | 2pm - 10pm

QND 2020 at Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City

There will be 3D 'ILoveQatar' interaction display and 'Selfie Mirror' for visitors to take photos! Miniature Qatari flags will be given at entrances and customer service desk.

14 - 19 December | 8:25pm & 9:05pm



It’s a competition and award program. During this program the host asks questions, to all followers on social media, to thrill their interaction and then receives their responses on the raised questions.

18 December

National Day Afternoon Tea and Special Menu at Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Enjoy Qatar inspired afternoon tea at Seasons Tea Lounge (3pm-7pm) or 3-course Qatari menu (12pm - 3pm & 6pm - 11pm) in all restaurants.

18 December | 4 am

Qatar National Day Ride 2020

Lusail Circuit

Express your love for Qatar on your bike on Qatar National Day with Qatar Cyclists at Lusail Circuit!

1 - 25 December | 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Special offer & amazing gifts at Dragon Mart

Building Sayer Barwa Commercial Avenue Ain Kaled

Dragon Mart will be giving away a cup and scarf to lucky winners. The mark is open from 10am - 10pm and gift will be distributed from 8pm - 9:30pm.


18 December l 7:00pm - 11:00pm

QND Spécial at Sofra Alwadi Hotel Doha

Alwadi Hotel Doha - MGallery

Celebrate this special day and discover their uniquely crafted 3-course menu showcasing some of the most enjoyed ingredients and flavours.

11-19 December | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Special menu at Orangery Café Trottoir, La Cigale Hotel

Orangery Café Trottoir, La Cigale Hotel Doha

Indulge yourself and enjoy a special a la carte menu filled with traditional Qatari delights.


18 December l 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

QND Brunch at The Kitchen, Hilton Doha The Pearl

The Kitchen, Hilton Doha The Pearl Residences

Enjoy a five-course Friday Brunch at The Kitchen Restaurant with special Qatari cuisine dishes! Kids under 6 years eat free those between 6-12 years are half price at the restaurant.

18 December | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Treats for QND celebration at Al Messila Resort & Spa

Al Messila Resort & Spa

Indulge in our Classic Afternoon Tea, specially themed for this unique celebration at Al Amma Lounge.

18 December | 9am & 8pm

QND air show and fireworks at JW Doha helipaf

JW Marriott Marquise

Get the best view of the air show and fireworks, from the 50th floor at JW Doha on the 18th of December to celebrate Qatar National Day!

17-19 December | 6:30pm

Drive-in Cinema National Day Films

Ajyal Drive In Cinema, Lusail

Doha Film Institute will showcase 3 "Made in Qatar" film programs.