Discover 6 amazing Ramadan events in Qatar celebrating this holy month, ranging from delicious food journeys to lively markets and exciting sports festivals. These experiences are bound to make your visit unforgettable!

Ramadan, the most-anticipated time of the year for two billion Muslims globally, is returning early next week. The holy month is always a time for gratitude, reflection and quality time whether it is with family or friends.

Ramadan Events in Qatar 2024

A list of Ramadan events in Qatar held to enjoy the celebration in the month of Holy Ramadan. These events are celebrated after the Iftar to have some delicious food and shopping for eid from traditional market and bazaar.

Throwback Food Festival

The Old Mina District is set to take visitors back on a trip down memory lane with the ‘Throwback Food Festival.’ Treat yourself with the culinary experience of diverse traditional dishes and treats

Date: Running between March 11 and April 10, the anticipated duration of Ramadan.

The participating Qatar-based and international restaurants are some of the oldest in the country, including Palestine Cafeteria, Popeyes, and Omar Al Khayam among others.

In addition to the food options, visitors will get the chance to enjoy the iconic view of Qatar’s vibrant skyline from the Old Mina District.

Ramadan Fair at Souq Al Wakra Hotel 2024

This Ramadan, the Souq Al Wakra Hotel has a wide range of activities and events to enjoy with the Ramadan Fair. Hosted by the Heenat Salma Farm and Qatar Tourism with free entry. Food options, kids activities, movie screening, lectures, workshops, arts and craft and many more.

What the offer: With a variety of activities from kids to art and craft, from food options to lectures and movie screening. Craft workshops and more.

Date: The free event is set to run between March 9 and April 8 from 7:00 pm until 1:00 am.

The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar

The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar will be held at Porto Arabia Marina (2-6 La Croisette). 28 Stalls are from March 11 to April 13 and could be extended more. Enjoy shopping, Garangao celebrations, henna art, children’s activities and many more.

What’s Special: This year’s edition will host at least 28 stalls offering Arabic sweets, traditional clothing, perfumes, and accessories, among others.

Planning: The event is also planning on extending its presence until Eid Al Fitr under the title “The Pearl Eid Souq

Date: Starting from March 11 to April 13 (plan to extended till eid). The Bazaar will be open between Saturday to Wednesday from 8:30 pm until 1:00 am. On Thursdays and Fridays, the event will be open until 2:00 am. 

Ramadan Sports Festival 2024

With Ramadan serving as an opportunity to notice one’s blessings, including their physical health, Aspire Zone is hosting numerous sporting activities for the public.

Taking place between March 13 and 27, from 9:30 pm until midnight, the ‘Ramadan Sports Festival’ is set to host 11 different activities for sports enthusiasts of all ages. 

Some of the activities listed include the Embassies Football Tournament, Basketball 3×3, Hockey 5s tournament, and tennis tournament, among others.

Those wanting to participate in the tournaments can select them from Aspire Zone’s website and book their spots from the relevant emails.

Slice of Support – Torba

The Torba market is set to take place with a slight change this year with the Slice of Support event.

The humanitarian event aims to raise awareness among the local community towards the Palestinian cause. 

The event is taking place in collaboration with the Qatar Foundation Alumni Office, Education Above All Foundation, and Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts Qatar.

The market will take place on March 16, 23, 30, and April 6. It will be open to the public from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Ramadan Bazaar

Al Marayaa’s Ramadan Bazaar, the biggest in Qatar, is set to take place between March 15 and 31 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, halls 1 and 2.

The exhibition is a one-stop shop for all Ramadan supplies, from vibrant decorations, and appealing serving pots for guests coming in for iftar, to modest dresses and abayas.

Herbs, spices, and a variety of mouthwatering ingredients are available to add another tasty touch to the fast-breaking meals and desserts.

With Ramadan being the month of giving and gratitude, the exhibition offers a wide range of gift options for friends and family. It also has gift options that one can purchase ahead of the Eid Al Fitr celebrations.