Souq Waqif is one of Qatar’s most iconic and popular attractions. This marketplace has existed at least for a century, and there’s no better time to visit than during its eponymous festival.
The Souq Waqif Festival generally takes place at the end of the year or the beginning, typically during the months of December or January. It is one of the most celebrated and popular events in Qatar, offering a bounty of attractions to be experienced.
There’s always a wide array of rides during the festival for children to enjoy themselves. You can find all the best rides associated with carnival, along with more exhilarating ones such as roller-coasters.
This is one of the major hallmarks of the festival since there’s always a minimum of thirty food-trucks and vendors showcasing a large variety of delicacies during the event. Some of the more popular vendors include ‘Burgers and Burmait’ and ‘Turkish Ice-Cream’. If you’re staying at Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli or any one of the many Doha family hotelsduring this time, be sure to feast.
There are many VR experiences offered during the festival as well, and it’ll definitely prove exciting for people of all ages.
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