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Updated January 2024
The much-anticipated and the country’s largest shopping festival, Shop Qatar, has now returned in 2024. Beyond the traditional notion of a shopping spree, this highly awaited event promises to deliver a captivating experience for visitors. With a harmonious blend of retail, entertainment, and cultural festivities, the festival is set to unveil a diverse array of exciting events tailored to cater to all ages.
Read on as Wego guides you through the highly-awaited shopping event in Qatar.
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What is Shop Qatar 2024?
Shop Qatar stands as the premier shopping festival in the country, drawing participation from an array of malls and shopping districts across Qatar. This grand festival is designed to invigorate multiple sectors, encompassing retail, tourism, hospitality, and the food and beverage industries.
Following the last year’s success, the upcoming edition introduces a fresh theme: “Your Shopping Playground.” With this new theme, the festival is poised to seamlessly integrate innovative ideas and cutting-edge technologies, promising an experience unlike any other.
Shop Qatar 2024 date
Shop Qatar 2024 has already kicked off and will continue until 27 January 2024, promising an extended and immersive experience for all participants.
Shop Qatar 2024 participating malls
Thirteen malls are set to participate in Shop Qatar 2024. The list of the participating malls can be found below:
- Place Vendôme,
- Doha Festival City
- Mall of Qatar
- Hyatt Plaza
- City Center Mall
- Landmark Mall
- Tawar Mall
- Al Hazm Mall
- Msheireb Galleria
- Gulf Mall
- Al Khor Mall
- Lagoona Mall and UDC
- The Pearl-Qatar
What to expect from Shop Qatar 2024?
The event will showcase various activations, including raffle draws, cash prizes, competitions, sales, and entertainment tailored to visitors of all ages. Provided below are the exciting things you can expect from Shop Qatar 2024:
Opening and closing ceremony
The Shop Qatar 2024 festival kicked off with a grand opening ceremony at Place Vendôme on 1 January 2024. The event featured a captivating performance by the renowned regional band Rouh Al Sharq, attended by dignitaries from Qatar Tourism and various entities.
During the opening ceremony, visitors could participate in a wide array of activities, such as thrilling parades, influencer meet-and-greets, competitions, prize giveaways, and exciting announcements.
Meanwhile, the closing ceremony will be held on the last day of the festival at Doha Festival City. As a gesture of gratitude, the closing ceremony will include Qatar Tourism’s ‘Mall & Retail Awards’ ceremony, recognizing the outstanding contributions of malls and their dedicated team members. This awards gala will add an extra layer of prestige to the final day of Shop Qatar 2024.
Exciting raffle draws
Immerse yourself in the excitement of the highly anticipated raffle draws and stand a chance to win thrilling prizes. To participate in the draw, you only need to spend at least QR 200 or more at the participating outlets. Upon your purchase, you will receive vouchers to drop into the ballot box. The winners will be announced at the closing ceremony.
The raffle draws will be conducted every week according to the following schedule:
- 5 January at Mall of Qatar
- 12 January at Msheireb Galleria
- 19 January at Place Vendôme
- 27 January at Doha Festival City
Family and kids activities
Shop Qatar 2024 is also set to offer various enjoyable activities catering to both kids and families. Among the many featured activations are the enchanting Barbie Dreamhouse, a Barney live stage show, a dazzling grand prize display, and vibrant parades.
Adding to the excitement, participating malls will host various shows and activations, including Cocomelon, Bluey, LOL, Emoji, Strawberry Shortcake, and many more. With a diverse range of offerings, the festival promises a delightful experience for attendees of all ages.
Throughout the festival, Qatar’s most renowned malls will not only offer festivities and entertainment options but also substantial discounts. Make the most of your shopping experience by utilizing redemption booths scattered across malls, offering a chance to redeem invoices and win vouchers.
Enjoy a dynamic blend of savings and entertainment as you navigate through the renowned shopping destinations!