Posted on June 13, 2018

Qatar’s residents and visitors are invited to enjoy Eid excitement at Qatar Fan Zone – which is showing live matches from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, while hosting entertainment and fun activities for the whole family.

Entry is free to the fan zone, which is being hosted at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena in Al Sadd. The fun will kick-off on Thursday 14 June and continue all the way through to the FIFA World Cup™ final on Sunday 15 July. In addition to live football, the fan zone will feature live entertainment, concerts from Arab stars, a gaming and activation area, and more than 40 food and beverage stalls.

The official opening ceremony will be held on Sunday 17 June. Starting at 5:00 PM, the dazzling launch will feature aerial artists, live bands and a special performance from Fahad Al Kubaisi, one of Qatar’s favourite artists. In addition, fans will be able to enjoy three matches on Sunday, starting with Costa Rica vs Serbia at 3:00 PM. After the opening ceremony, defending champions Germany will take on Mexico at 6:00 PM, followed by Brazil vs Switzerland at 9:00 PM.

Qatar Fan Zone is organised and delivered by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure required for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, and Qatar Tourism Authority. The fan zone is made possible thanks to its official telecommunications partner, Vodafone Qatar, and the official hospitality partner, W Doha Hotel and Residences.

Follow the Fun

Visitors and residents wishing to stay up to date with key events being held in Qatar over the summer, can follow the Qatar Events Calendar’s dedicated social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram (@QatarCalendar), Facebook ( and Snapchat (QatarCalendar).