Qatar Summer Festival Returns with Hot Deals & Colourful Entertainment

Running from 14 June until 31 August QSF offers something for everyone


Qatar Summer Festival (QSF) is gearing up for its fifth edition, ready to bring visitors an array of hot summer deals and colourful entertainment options. And, as the 2.5 month-long festival coincides with the FIFA World Cup, QSF 2018 will feature special fan zone activations for everyone to keep up with the excitement surrounding the month-long tournament.

Hospitality offers

All throughout QSF, nearly 50 of Qatar’s five- and four-star hotels are providing a range of offers and discounts on room rates, brunches, beach and pool access, accommodation and spa treatments. To find out which hotel is offering what, guests can visit


Save More, Shop & Win

An all-new QSF Summer Pass mobile application is available for free on all app stores offering a comprehensive guide for all the events and offers under QSF’s umbrella. On this app, a special Summer Deals feature can be unlocked for a one-time fee of QAR 75 opening the door to a host of money-saving offers across entertainment centres, as well as hundreds of cafes and restaurants.

Retailers at 10 participating malls will be offering up to 50% discounts and special promotions. For every QAR 200 spent at any of the outlets in QSF’s participating malls, shoppers can enter three raffle draws for a chance to win one of 25 exciting cash prizes worth more than QAR 1,000,000 or a Lamborghini Huracan (2018 model) super car.

Mashal Shahbik, Director of Festivals and Tourism Events at QTA, commented “Over the years, QSF has grown to become synonymous with family-friendly activities, entertainment, hospitality and shopping offers that bring colour to everyone’s summer. In its fifth edition, we are particularly excited to add special activities for sports fans to enjoy the world’s most anticipated football tournament.”

Qatar Fan Zone

As this year’s edition coincides with the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, QSF is offering all visitors an opportunity to keep up with the excitement surrounding the month-long Russia World Cup tournament in an atmosphere that emulates the World Cup vibes. In addition to live screenings of all matches, Qatar Fan Zone at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena will feature live entertainment and concerts, a gaming and activation area, and more than 40 food stalls.

Free Entry. Thursday, 14 June – Sunday, 15 July

Entertainment City

The QSF family favourite returns to open its doors to the public on 15 June.  Spread out over the expansive ground floor of the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center, the City’s key features include the world’s largest bouncy castle, an 18-hole mini-golf course, an ice skating rink, exciting rides, skill games, video games, as well as live entertainment shows.

Open daily from 2:00pm to 11:00pm, visitors to the City will also be able to enjoy food, beverage and shopping options as well as keep up with the World Cup excitement.

Follow the Fun

Visitors and residents wishing to stay up to date with key events being held in Qatar, can also follow the Qatar Events Calendar’s dedicated social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram (@QatarCalendar), Facebook ( and Snapchat (QatarCalendar).

About Qatar Summer Festival (QSF)

Qatar Summer Festival (QSF) is a nation-wide festival that celebrates the country’s family entertainment, retail and hospitality offerings. Spanning more than two months during summer, the Festival invites visitors to colour their summer with attractive travel and hospitality packages to enjoy a wide variety of activities and cultural events across Qatar.

QSF forms part of QTA’s strategy to enrich and diversify the country’s tourism offering, particularly in the area of family and urban entertainment. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of partners in both the public and private sector, it has grown since its first edition in 2014 to become the longest-running event in Qatar’s growing calendar of annual festivals and events.