Morocco, Africa Festivals and Events for 2016-2017
There are plenty of events and festivals going on throughout the year, many of which are colourful, have deep traditional roots and are highly entertaining.
- Marrakech International Marathon
The marathon takes place in the beautiful setting of Marrakech and sees competitors from all over the world competing around some superb scenery to complete this gruelling marathon... more about Marrakech International Marathon
- Almond Blossom Festival
This beautiful spectacle takes place in Tafraoute where the trees for only a short time are in full blossom and whose colours greatly admired.
The festival includes singing, dancing and other performances by the locals... more about the Almond Blossom Festival
- International Magic Festival
The annual magic festival is held in Marrakech and has several performances by both international and up and coming local artists. Many of the top performers delight audiences at the Royal Theatre in Marrakech and there are plenty of magic performances on the street as well... more about the International Magic Festival
- The Sand Marathon
The Sand Marathon is an incredibly gruelling marathon that covers 150 miles and lasts for 11 days. The marathon takes place in Ouarzazate, usually towards the beginning of April...
more about the Sand Marathon
- Grand Prix Hassan II
This popular event attracts some the very best players on the ATP World Tour and takes place at the Complexe Al Amal in Casablanca... more about the Grand Prix Hassan II
- Mawazine Festival
This modern festival takes place in the city of Rabat and has several artists performing concerts that range from top international performers to local artists, past headliners include Elton John and Sting. Also on offer are art exhibitions and plenty of street entertainers to keep the huge crowds entertained... more about the Mawazine Festival
- Desert Music Festival
The Desert music Festival offers an outstanding selection of music genres that ranges from traditional Moroccan music to music from international musicians from around the world. The event takes place annually in Errachidia... more about the Desert Music Festival
- Fes Sacred Music Festival
The festival offers a wide range of traditional music performed by both Moroccan musicians and those from around the world. The event takes place in the city of Fes annually during the month of June... more about the Fes Sacred Music Festival