Qatar Summer Festival 2017 Happening on 25 Jun – 5 Sep

Summer becomes more fun as the Qatar Summer Festival (QFS) 2017 opens. Young and old alike are invited to join in the nation-wide festivities which include mall sales, entertainment and outdoor activities.  The festival starts on Eid Al Fitr until Eid Al Adha.

The Doha Exhibition and Convention Center is the Entertainment City. Aside from that, hotels and malls have also prepared activities for their guests especially on Eid Al Fitr.

Schedule of QSF: 25 June to 5 September 2017

photo credit: Qatar Tourism Authority

QFS 2017 – Shopping Festival in Qatar During Summer

For this year, several malls started giving out 50% discounts and special promotions as early as June 22. The participating malls are:

  • Al Khor Mall
  • Doha Festival City
  • The Mall
  • Gulf Mall
  • Mall of Qatar
  • Lagoona Mall
  • Landmark Mall

Raffle Draws on Cash Prizes and a Luxury Car

There is also a raffle draw from these malls. Shoppers who spent QAR 200 can enter the mega raffle draw to have a chance to win cash prizes or a luxury car. The draw will be held on September 5, the last day of QSF.

In the Entertainment City, which opens on Eid Al Fitr, guests can enjoy the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, Timba Cars, Bricklyn Lego and other games. There is also food court and pop-up shows. The City is open daily from 2pm to 11pm. Entry ticket is QAR 15, while individual game prices range from QAR 5 to QAR 50.

Those who are looking for outdoor activities can go to Aqua Park, Aspire Park, Souq Waqif, Al Wakra Heritage Village and Lusail Shooting Club. There are activities to be enjoyed as well.

Aside from that, hotels are offering 1 free night stay for every 2 nights booked. For hotel apartments, there is 1 free night stay for every 5 nights booked. Some hotels are also offering spa offers, discounts on gym membership and breakfast buffet. Please check the Qatar Calendar for updates on these hotel offers.