More Fun, Excitement Await Children at Doha Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Peninsula -- A series of new and fun-filled activities for children at Doha Festival City (DHFC) continues to attract many residents during the weekend.


The mall, which aims to become one of the favorite family destinations in the country, wants to keep people engaged by providing a diverse range of wholesome entertainment and attractions, according to DHFC.


In the Centre Court, the 'Giant Foosball Fun', a life-size version of one of the most popular tabletop games, attracts many young mall-goers (120cm and taller) who want to play and compete with other teams. Up on the first floor is a fun musical activity dubbed 'Making Melodies', engaging children in a lively and interactive drumming session where they can learn how to play a song together.


Both offerings take place between 3:00 pm and 9:00 pm, and will conclude on November 4, while similar activities for families and children will continue until early next year, DHFC has said in a statement. Apart from indoor offerings, DHFC said it is all set to receive a large number of residents and visitors who want to walk, run, bike and skateboard at its Outdoor Leisure Trail from Saturday.


The 4.5km track (surrounding the mall) features a dedicated running and walking path, as well as an adjacent cycling lane with technical trail features specifically designed for mountain bikes. DHFC will open the Outdoor Leisure Trail on Saturday with a variety of activities and entertainment shows for families to enjoy.

According to the organizers, visitors can park their vehicles in the outdoor Ikea car park. The start and finish line will be located on the opposite side of the road to the Event Village. Three water stations have been set up at intervals around the track. A helmet is required to participate in all track cycling activities.


Meanwhile, the Xtork BMX show will take place at 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am at the Event Village Saturday.


DHFC had earlier announced that it would hold some “exciting stuff and surprises” this month for the family, especially children.