Celebrate opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup in Qatar
History will be made in Qatar as football fans in Al Bayt Stadium, across the country and around the globe celebrate the start of the first FIFA World Cup™ in the Arab world.
An Opening Ceremony like no other awaits – now welcomes all to Qatar 2022™!
Opening Ceremony: 5:30 PM Doha time (3.30 PM CET)
Qatar v Ecuador: 7 PM Doha time (5 PM CET)
Ticketholders are reminded to arrive at Al Bayt Stadium early to be seated by 5 PM to enjoy the show in full.
Gates open at 2 PM.
You can Watch the Opening Ceremony and Opening Match live on mega-screens at the FIFA Fan Festival™.
Entry is exclusively for Hayya Card holders and on a first come, first served basis – get there early to not miss out!