Qatar is in the middle of its most popular & longest festival of the year - The Qatar Summer Festival (QSF). Kickstarted on June 14th, the celebrations will continue until August 31st. The fifth edition is focused on offering great discounts on shopping, attractions and food outlets to local and international visitors. Furthermore, this year, the newly-launched QSF Summer Pass mobile app offers a comprehensive guide to all the events and offers which further enhances the overall experience of the event.
QSF Summer Pass users can also enjoy discounts at nearly 50 participating four- and five-star hotels on room rates as well as offers for beach and pool access, spa treatments, and weekend brunch menus.
Held under the theme “Colour Your Summer”, the festival invites residents and visitors to enjoy a colourful array of entertainment options and hot summer deals. And, as this year’s edition coincides with the FIFA World Cup, QSF 2018 is featuring special fan zone activations for everyone to keep up with the excitement surrounding the month-long tournament.
The Entertainment City, part of Qatar Summer Festival’s activities which has been set up at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, has become families’ favourite, especially for kids.
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.
The food court has over 40 outlets to indulge in and Summer Shopping Souq has over 140 stores to explore.
Visitors to the City are also able to watch thrilling 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia matches on huge screens while enjoying food, beverages and shopping options. Individual game prices range from QR10 to QR35.
The Gold Pass for QR150 gives one an access to as many as forty rides or activities as per visitor’s choice as well access to five VR games. The Gold Pass is also available online through Q-Tickets platform.
This year, another facility — The Season Pass — has been introduced worth QR699 which is available for purchase online and at the venue. By buying this special pass, one will get a Gold Pass on daily basis with all its features. The Season Pass allows one person to enjoy unlimited visits to The Summer Entertainment City till its scheduled end on August 31. The Season Pass is valid only for the person mentioned on the pass and it cannot be transferred and can also not be used by multiple people.
The participating malls include Al Khor Mall, Al Mirqab Mall, B Square Mall, Doha Festival City, Gulf Mall, Hyatt Plaza, Landmark Mall and Mall of Qatar. Lagoona Mall is also participating with special World Cup activities, allowing shoppers to watch the tournaments matches live.