Immerse Yourself in Qatar’s National Day Celebrations: A Guide to Festivities and Activities

Darb Al Saai

Get ready for an extraordinary extended weekend in Qatar as the National Day holiday approaches, bringing with it a plethora of diverse festivities that mark one of the country’s most significant events. From camel riding to drone light shows, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this celebration. Read on for a comprehensive guide to the exciting events happening in Qatar this National Day.

 Darb Al Saai

  • Date and Time: Until December 18, 2023, from 3pm to 11pm.
  • Location: Darb Al Saai, Umm Salal.

Participate in the 9-day celebration at Darb Al Saai, offering a unique blend of traditional and modern activities. Bring your children for camel riding and an educational experience about desert life with Al Adhba. Engage in traditional folk games and camel riding competitions at Al Muqatar. Explore wildlife and Qatari environment displays, and witness equestrian activities with Al Shaqab. The Visual Art Centre is hosting art competitions, workshops, and exhibitions showcasing Qatari traditions. It’s a family-friendly event that promises cultural enrichment for all.

Drones Light Show at Expo 2023 Doha

  • Date and Time: Until December 20, 2023, daily at 7:30pm & 9:30pm.
  • Location: Cultural Arena-Cultural Zone.

Head to Expo Doha’s Cultural Zone for a mesmerizing drone light show that paints the night sky with images and lights. Delight in the beauty of different patterns significant to Qatari heritage illuminated by the graceful flight of drones. This unique experience is sure to leave you with smiles on your faces and a deep appreciation for Qatar’s rich cultural heritage.

This National Day, Qatar beckons with a multitude of activities that promise to make your extended weekend memorable. Whether you choose to immerse yourself in the cultural festivities at Darb Al Saai or witness the enchanting drone light show at Expo 2023 Doha, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate and appreciate the rich heritage of this remarkable nation. Gather your family and friends for a weekend filled with fun, learning, and cultural enrichment. When are you going to join in the celebration?