Where to Celebrate Qatar National Day

1 - The Corniche

Celebrations start early in the morning, so it is better to be there at the earliest to find a good spot to witness the festivities, which include the traditional dance ‘Arda’ and the national parade, among other celebrations.


The spectacular fireworks are what make Qatar National Day distinguishing. They are fired at 8:00 pm, so make sure not to miss them out.

2 - Katara

The Cultural Village Foundation - Katara is hosting a variety of events to celebrate Qatar National Day. There will be fireworks, exhibitions, amazing shows, different pavilions where public and private entities showcase their latest updates in interactive ways, along with interesting activities for kids. If you want to have a look on the full schedule, click here.

3 - Darb al-Saie

Source: Official Page of Qatar National Day on Facebook

This huge arena is lined up with endless activities organized across the different pavilions of government, semi-government and private institutions across the country. While some are educational, cultural and awareness-driven, others are made to bring all fun to kids.


Among the entities that are displaying their recent endeavors are Qatar Foundation, Qatar Armed Forces, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar Development Bank, to mention but a few.


The events are kicking off on December 9 and will continue until the 20th of the same month. To find out more details about what is going on daily at Darb al-Saie, click here.

4 - Aspire Park

Several activities and shows are organized at Aspire Park, but, on Saturday, make sure you watch the paramotor show that is taking place in coordination with Lekhwiya at 3:00 pm.

5 - Baladna Park

Baladna Park is a wonderful addition to the places hosting Qatar National Day festivities this year. Enjoy four days of joy and fun from December 15 to 18 with your family and friends. Need more details? Click here.