The 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will take place in Qatar from November 20 through December 18, will feature a wide range of cultural and recreational experiences for the entire family.
More than 90 unique activities are scheduled to be held with the competition, which today reached its 100-day countdown as part of the nationwide festival. There will be locations for spectators to watch matches, music concerts, historical exhibitions, and street entertainment at significant events.
All eight venues’ surrounding areas offer a variety of activities for spectators. More than 6,000 performances will take place over 21 venues as part of the Last-Mile Culture Activity. Visual arts, craftsmanship, culture, style, fashion, public performances, music, and movie screenings will all be among the events’ unique attractions.
Football supporters will go to Al Bidda Park’s FIFA Fan Event, which will broadcast every game live and feature live performances, restaurants and bars, community festivals, and sponsorship authorizations, apart from the venues. The FIFA Fan Event starts November 20 and will have room for 40,000 guests. In addition, the Economic Area and Al Khor will feature fan zones. Soon, more information will be released.
At Al Maha Island Lusail, visitors can take part in amusement park rides and other activities like ice rinks and circus shows. A beach club and a variety of great restaurants, including fine dining and fast food, will also be available. For audiences of all ages, Al Maha Island Lusail will also offer a variety of entertainment and activities.
During the competition, music lovers will also be very well supplied. Up to 15,000 people are expected to attend the Arcadia Spectacular dance music festival, close to the Ras Abu Fontas metro station. Meanwhile, 5,000 people are expected to attend the MDLBEAST-hosted music event in Al Wakrah.
The 974 Beach Resort, near Stadium 974, will provide entertainment, activities, food and drink options, and shop stalls for up to 10,000 visitors. It will be another popular destination for tourists. In addition, there will be daily street entertainment for some 50,000 people on Lusail Boulevard, which is close to the venue where the FIFA World Cup final will take place.
Fans will also access cultural and recreational opportunities nationwide at popular tourist locations.
“Fans from all over the world should expect an incredible experience when they arrive in Qatar for the biggest mega-event event in our country and region. To present the most thrilling FIFA World Cup edition ever, we will deliver a variety of entertainment activities for both locals and visitors thanks to strong collaboration with our various stakeholders,” said Khalid Al Mawlawi, General Deputy Director.