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Qatar Tourism presents a multitude of festivities for Ramadan 2024


Qatar Tourism introduces several events, festivals, offers, and packages during the holy month of Ramadan this year. From diverse cuisines at the ‘Throwback Festival’ at the Old Mina Port, the ‘Souq Al Wakrah Bazaar’ at the Al Wakrah Old Souq. Other Ramadan activities include lectures and film screenings, providing plenty of opportunity for families and individuals to partake in celebrating throughout the duration of the holy month.


Commenting on the Ramadan festivities, Eng. Abdulaziz Ali Al-Mawlawi, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer at Qatar Tourism, said: “Qatar Tourism is pleased to announce a wide range of opportunities for families to celebrate the Holy month of Ramadan. The amalgamation of multicultural festivals, activities, and hospitality packages this year attests to the eclectic events residents and visitors can attend this month. The collaborations between the government and private sectors in the country depict the diverse and growing touristic sphere of the country, with an emphasis on Qatari culture and heritage through traditional and novel events. We wish everyone a pleasant and blessed month of Ramadan.”

Qatar Tourism has collaborated with several government and private entities to organise and facilitate the best offers and packages for residents and visitors during month of Ramadan, from the top touristic and hospitality venues. These venues are spread throughout Qatar, offering a variety of cultural experiences fit for the whole family.

The Throwback Food Festival

This year, Qatar Tourism will host the Throwback Food Festival at the Old Mina Port, with daily activations for the whole family from March 10 till April 10. The venue, Old Mina Port, is decked with lighting and traditional tapestry for Ramadan, honouring fabric weaving from Qatar’s heritage and culture.

In Ramadan 2024, visitors can explore more than 15 restaurants at the Throwback Food Festival with international cuisines to bring back the good old memories people grew up with, primarily from the Middle East and South Asia. Exclusive restaurants include: Popeye, Sidheeque Juice Stall, Omar Al Khayam, Hargeisa, Palestine Cafeteria, Al Zarka Scene, Orange Kiosk, Baradat Saida, Rex Restaurant, Shujaa Restaurant, Stearling,  Pakistan Sweets, and more.

The Throwback Food Festival will run daily from Iftar to Suhoor. For more information, please visit this link:

The Ramadan Fair at Souq Al Wakra Hotel

The Ramadan Fair will be held at Souq Al Wakra Hotel, an event organised by Qatar Tourism and Heenat Salma Farm. It brings to visitors several activations, including free craft workshops, lectures, movie screenings, and engaging workshops for children. With a range of artisanal foods, the Ramadan Fair has culinary delights catering to a wide range of palettes. Visitors can enjoy different cuisines from a variety of waterfront restaurants at Al Wakrah Souq.

There are over 40 stalls at this event with textiles, homeware, handmade toys, arts and crafts, perfumes, and fashion for visitors to browse and shop. In addition, they have the chance to meet craftspeople and artisans at the stalls. Also, there are several family-friendly workshops on Qatari arts and crafts, such as calligraphy, palm weaving, body oil and kohl making, and Islamic pattern painting. The Fair also have free movie screenings for children and adults, based on Islamic and Arab cultures.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, and Al Baraka Association, the event will host two lectures and conferences each week. The free lectures and conferences will focus on spiritual significance, traditions, and practices during Ramadan. These will be in both English and Arabic, one hour each.  

The Ramadan Fair is running now till April 8, 19:00 – 01:00 daily, with free entry. For more information, please visit

Exclusive Ramadan Offers

Several hotels and restaurants are offering over 300 exclusive packages for families, couples and individuals this Ramadan. Thirty-seven hotels are offering Iftar packages, 19 hotels are offering Sohour packages, 9 hotels are offering Staycation packages, 6 hotels are offering combination deals with Iftar, Suhoor, and Staycation, 2 hotels are offering Gabgha packages, and 3 hotels are offering activities deals. For more information and to see the details of the packages, please visit link: Ramadan Offers & Promotions

Other Events to Enjoy

There are many more exciting events happening throughout the duration of Ramadan, from the Shaaban and Ramadan Trade Fair at Katara Cultural Village, Qatar Charity’s annual Ramadan Nights campaign in collaboration with Hayatt Plaza, The Pearl Ramadan Bazaar, as well as many sports activities and Garangao celebrations in various locations. For the full details of all the Ramadan activations please check the Qatar Calendar.

Keep up with the latest events in Qatar’s calendar, please visit

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About Qatar Tourism

Qatar Tourism’s mission is to establish Qatar as a place where cultural authenticity meets modernity, and where people of the world come together to experience unique offerings in culture, sports, businesses and family entertainment, rooted in Service Excellence. Qatar Tourism will regulate and develop the tourism industry, encouraging investment from the private sector. It will set the national strategy for the tourism sector, reviewing it periodically and overseeing its implementation, with the aim of diversifying tourism offerings in the country and increasing visitor spend. Through our network of international offices in priority markets, and cutting-edge digital platforms, Qatar Tourism is expanding Qatar’s presence globally and enhancing the tourism sector.