Marlon Wayans in Doha
We are very, very excited to tell you that Marlon Wayans (yes, that guy from Scary Movie) brings his live stand-up comedy to Doha this Eid-al-Fitr, presented by Qatar Tourism Authority as part of this year’s Qatar Summer Festival. The Hollywood superstar and comedian will be joined by host Khalifa Al Haroon and Saad Khan from SUCQ. We don’t want to speak too soon, but this is going to be a crazyfunny night.
From QR199. June 27, 8pm (doors open 7pm). Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), Ar-Rayyan. Tickets available at Virgin Megastores, platinumlist.net and q-tickets.com.
Eid brunch at Sawa
Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr with a delicious brunch featuring signature sweet and savoury recipes from around the world. There is live entertainment, and a children’s corner too.
QR350 (softdrinks). June 25, 12.30pm-4pm, Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Qatar (4035 5011).
Relax and rejuvenate
Take part in stretching sessions every week this month. Light exercises that promote wellbeing are on the Four Seasons’ agenda as well as getting people to come together as part of the #MoveThisRamadan campaign.
Free. Every Tuesday (June 6, 13 & 20) 5pm. Fitness Centre, Four Seasons Hotel Doha, West Bay (4494 8888).
An Eid Hyde-out
Have a fun lunch buffet with international dishes, live cooking stations and delicious desserts.
QR170. Last two days of Eid, noon-3pm. Hyde Park Coffee Shop, Radisson Blu Hotel Doha (4428 1555).
Don’t miss out on visiting this unique and exciting Ramadan festival featuring a retail zone, food and beverage options, activities and games for children, and lots of cultural stage entertainment.
Free. Until July 7. Open daily 6pm-2am. Hotel Park Doha, Corniche, www.facebook.com/hotelparkdoha.
Immerse yourself in local culture by getting your hands painted with henna. Professional henna artists will be in Festival City on the last five days of Ramadan.
Free. June 22-25, 7.30pm-10.30pm. Doha Festival City (4035 4444).
If you’re looking for a truly authentic way to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, definitely try the Moroccan-themed buffet at Argan, one of our favourite restaurant in town.
QR125. All days of Eid. 12pm-4pm. Argan, Al Jasra Boutique Hotel, Souq Waqif, email@example.com (4433 6666).
Celebrate Garangao with the family
An age-old tradition will come alive this Ramadan with children aged between four and 12 gathering and collecting sweets. Grab your kids and let them collect mall maps to locate all the hidden candy and nuts. Once they are done with that, try the drum making workshop. Everyone participating will have the chance to get creative and design and build their own drum from recycled tin containers.
Free. Sat June 9, 7.30pm-10.30pm. Centre Court, Doha Festival City (4035 4444).