Summer in Qatar 2019

About Summer in Qatar (SiQ)

SiQ forms part of QNTC’s strategy to enrich and diversify the country’s tourism offering, particularly in the area of family and urban entertainment. This year marks greater collaboration among QNTC’s partners in the public and private sectors, who have taken the initiative to create more tourism offerings.  SiQ is part of QNTC’s focus on developing sustainable, year-round tourism, boosting a traditionally slower season in Qatar.



Organised by: Qatar National Tourism Council

Partners: 30+partners from public and private sectors including the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MCI), Ministry of Municipality & Environment (MME), Qatar Museums (QM), Qatar Airways (QA), Katara Cultural Village, Qatar Foundation (QF), Private Engineering Office (PEO), Katara Hospitality, Al Rayyan Hospitality, Marriott International hotels, 9 participating malls, and other event partners including QSports, Social Studios, Alchemy and Radio ONE FM Qatar.



An array of unbeatable discounts on travel & hospitality combined with dazzling shopping deals, promotions and packages offer a complete summer experience.


Qatar Airways Deals: 25% discount on flights to Doha between 30 May-15 August along with 25% discount on Al Maha Airport Meet and Assist / Lounge Services.

Hospitality Offers: 12 hotels from Katara Hospitality , Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, Al Najada Hotel and Souq al Wakra Hotel from Al Rayyan Project Management, and 9 hotels from Marriott International hotels are participating in this year’s program offering 25% discount on best available rate on accommodation between 4 June – 16 August.

Fraser Suites West Bay, The Curve Hotel, Wyndham Grand, Regency Doha, La cigale Hotel, Oryx Rotana, Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Torch, Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel and Amari Doha are also participating in the rich offering of Summer in Qatar by offering up to 25% off.

Katara Hospitality is offering an exclusive 40% discount for the residents of Qatar, Oman and Kuwait.

Qatar Museums Culture Pass discounts on SiQ activities, retail, and access to cultural and community classes.  Members can avail of special discounts at: Trimoo Parks, QSports, KidzMondo Doha, Megapolis, Minipolis, Go Fun, Circusland, Power Loads, Bounce, Kidzania, live shows, concerts, and others.

Shopping Promotions

Up to 70% discount and other promotions offered across nine Participating Malls: Doha Festival City, Mall of Qatar, Lagoona Mall, Landmark Mall, Gulf Mall, Tawar Mall, AlKhor Mall, Hyatt Plaza, and AlMirqab Mall. Each QAR 200 spend qualifies for one of the three raffle draws total worth over 2 million QAR cash & car prizes with a MacLaren as the grand prize.



A memorable season for the whole family packed with a broad range of entertainment options for all tastes and ages. Eid festivities, mall activations, movies premieres, stage shows, theme parks, and more


Eid Celebrations:

Katara Cultural Village will have cultural performances, & family shows and fireworks (4 days of Eid Al-Fitr & Eid Al-Adha). Souq Waqif and Souq Al-Wakrah Eid Festival featuring cultural performances, musical acts and family shows (5 days of Eid Al-Fitr & Eid Al-Adha).


Entertainment City at DECC

The SiQ centerpiece and family favourite returns this year. Occupying 29,000 m2 of indoor space at the DECC, it features exciting rides, skill games, video games, live entertainment shows, food court & pop-up shops from 1st day of Eid – 13 July.


Family Shows:

Special shows for kids to be staged at QNCC: ‘Smurfs’ on 18-20 July and ‘Hello Kitty’ on 25-27 July, Blue Man 14 – 17 August.

Mall Entertainment – free for all visitors

There will be special entertainment shows and roaming activities taking place across all the partner malls including Balloon Stilt Walker, Meet & Greet with characters from movies premiering this summer: Toy Story 4, Spider Man- Far From Home and Angry Birds 2 as well as Captain Marvel and Hulk, Tom & Jerry, Titan the Robot, Ant Man and Black Panther and Ugly Dolls. Jeem TV & Baraem TV will also be doing live shows from various malls.

In addition to these activities, most partner malls will be offering unique entertainment and edutainment programs for different age groups:

  • Lagoona Mall: Aladdin show on Eid Al-Fitr & The Little Mermaid on Eid Al-Adha.
  • Mirqab Mall: Family Fun Circus on Eid Al-Fitr and different edutainment activities throughout summer including Fitness Fridays classes.
  • Doha Festival City: Original Monopoly Human Sized Game during Eid Al-Fitr and special activations through summer at Trimoo Parks: activities in Angry Birds World, esports competitions at VIRTUOCiTYâ„¢ and the opening of their new snow themed park Snow Dunes in July.