2011 Eid Holiday Ideas. Here are some

Apart from attending Eid Prayer, Open Houses, or possibly Eid on the Beach 🙂 here are some ideas for Eid Al Fitr Holiday, especially when you are with your kids this Eid Holiday:

Explore Qatar

May be this is the time, to explore Qatar. See my old posts about Exploring Qatar here. Ever heard Ghost Town, Musfer Sink Hole, Snow on the Sahara, Purple Island, Desert Rose, Fuwairit? There are many places I have been to you may also interested in. Don’t forget to check old entries!


Enjoy magnificent vistas and special Eid light/laser show, dancing fountain and fireworks from August 31st to Sept 2nd starting at 8pm for 45 minutes every night! (source: The Peninsula)


If outdoor activities are prohibiting for you, escape to air-conditioned building while downloading valuable knowledge about Modern Art and Islamic Art:

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art – check its website for opening hours information during Eid Holiday

Museum of Islamic Art – only closed on first day of Eid, and Friday.

City Center Doha

Freej Show (saw an adversitement in Gulf Times days ago, not sure about the timings but there will be performance every night during Eid holidays)

Jungle Zone. Hyatt Plaza

Magic Shows. Juggling Shows. Acrobatic Shows. Dwarf Comedy Show. Games and Competitions. Gift Distribution.

1st and 2nd day of Eid. 6pm – 8.30pm

Souq Waqif

Eid festivities at Waqif to feature top artistes
(there is a move that suggest this Eid festivities toned down or cancelled in view of current uprisings and solidarity for Somalia. See http://dohanews.co/post/9493396431

A number of celebrities from the GCC and other Arab countries will perform at gala nights throughout the days of Eid al-Fitr at Souk Waqif. The events will be sponsored by Al Rayan Voice Broadcasting Station and 17 Gulf and Arab artists have been invited to host the festival.

Qatari Sou’oud al-Jassem and artiste Mariam will open the festival, with Bahraini Ahmad al-Jomeiri ringing the curtain down on the event.

The second day of Eid will host Saudi performer Azazi, followed by Khaled Dalwane and Iraqi artist Sabah Al Lami.

Issa al-Kobeissi will perform the following day with Adel with Jordanian star Diana Karazon rounding off the performances that evening.

On the fourth day of celebrations, Yemeni artiste Alawi Faisal is expected to charm the audience, with Ali Abdel Karim following with his performance.

On the fifth day, Qatari singers Ghanem Hicham and Mansour el-Mohandi will perform alongside Lebanese singer Yara.

On the sixth day, Qatari performer Fahd al-Kobeissi and Egyptian artiste Mohamed Mounir will bring the curtain down on the Eid festival.

Royal Plaza

Face Painting. Royal Plaza Balloon Giveaways. Fun-themed Balloon Shaping. Magic Show. Cartoon Characters.

2nd and 3rd day of Eid. 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Aqua Park Qatar. Salwa International Road – Abu Nakhla. Exit 29.

Eid Attractions: Acrobats, Balance circus show, Midgets wrestling, stilt walkers, puppet show, magic and UMD games, Tanoura, Horse Dancers, Chinese Kitchen.

Open Daily: 10am-10pm.

Show Time. Eid Extravaganza.

Live Daily from Circus Land & Gondolania

Unbelievable Unicycle Display. Amazing Juggling Act. Fabulous Face Painting. Crazy Clown Show. Phenomenal Puppet Performance. The Dynamic ‘Dance with Kids’. Awesome Animation. Competition Games.

Landmark, Circus Land:

August 30th, September 1st & 3rd. 5pm – 6.30pm

August 31st. September 2nd. 8pm – 9.30pm

Villagio, Gondolania:

August 30th, September 1st & 3rd. 8pm – 9.30pm

August 31st. September 2nd. 5pm – 6.30pm

Watching Eid Extravaganza may be one of agenda for your kids this Eid holiday (Source: Ad in Gulf Times)

3 thoughts on “2011 Eid Holiday Ideas. Here are some”

  1. I wish I could see this good description and agenda a couple of days ago. I visited Qatar from Saudi for the first time and I still think this is one of the best place I have ever visited. I had a good time with my family. Thanks for sharing this info. I will definetely use it next time.

    1. May be this would be your reason to come back to Qatar some time 🙂
      I am glad you enjoyed your stay in Qatar and thank you for visiting and positively commenting my post. Have a good one!

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