Weekends of vibrant culture, art and entertainment are on the cards with the return of the much-loved MIA (Museum of Islamic Art) Bazaar.

Taking place at MIA Park and running until March 2024, the bazaar is reminiscent of a traditional souq and a celebration of Qatar’s rich heritage, a vibrant showcase of local talents and a thriving platform for artisans and entrepreneurs to display their craft.

It features an array of handmade goods, jewellery, textiles, traditional products and more, offering an ideal opportunity to stock up on gifts ahead of the festive season. It also offers an opportunity for local artisans and crafters to show off their skills. Interested vendors can send an email to for more information.

And hungry visitors can discover a variety of local and global traditional sweets and desserts to complement the tasty offerings of food trucks and kiosks available at the park.

With the onset of the cooler months, it’s the perfect get-away for all ages, whether seeking a leisurely stroll or quality family bonding time. And, with its inclusive atmosphere, it brings together residents and expats alike to enjoy the fresh air.

“We are delighted to welcome the community back to the MIA Bazaar,” said Dr Julia Gonella, MIA Director. “This annual event embodies the spirit of Qatar’s cultural diversity and creativity, providing an inclusive platform for people of all backgrounds to come together, enjoy the weather and celebrate great finds.”

The MIA Bazaar is a family-friendly event with free admission, open on Fridays from 4pm to 10pm and Saturdays from 3pm to 10pm.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to immerse in Qatar’s cultural tapestry and experience the vibrant essence of the MIA Bazaar.✤