Marrakesh offers many cultural and sporting events throughout the year.
Here is our selection of events in 2017 in Marrakesh.
The 20th edition of the 4L Trophy - arrival in Marrakesh on Friday 24th February
The village-departure is based in Biarritz and begans on 15th and 16th February : 6,000 kilometers of road and track through France, Spain and Morocco, and the finish line in Marrakesh. The arrival, on Friday, February 24th and the grand prize-giving evening on Saturday, February 25th, 2017, will take place in Marrakesh.
Rally Morocco Classic - La Route du Cœur - March 11th to 18th 2017
For 7 days and some 2000 kilometers, this 24th edition will take again the most beautiful events of previous editions with mythical specials to decide between roads and also on the circuit, notably on the occasion of the last stage on the new circuit layout Moulay El Hassan of Marrakesh.
Ladies & Gentlemen Golf Tournament - March 24th-26th, 2017
Festival On Marche - March 1rst to 12th, 2017
Marrakesh International Contemporary Dance Festival
WTCC: The Grand Prix of Marrakesh - 8 and 9 April 2017
The Grand Prix of Marrakesh, which counts for the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), has been scheduled for the opening of the 2017 season. The season will open in Marrakesh while the circuits of Monza and Macao will make their return to the calendar.
Marrakesh Dance Festival - from 23th March to 27th April 2017
A week of intensive dance with battle, show and graphic design workshops. (Hip Hop), Nelson (Popping), Blacka Di Danca (dancehall), Andrey Boyko (DanceHall), Babson (Afro House Spirit), Kapela (House Top Rock), Willow Evann (Locking ), Audrey Bosc (Dancehall), Malika Benjelloun (Hip Hop), Rafa Redvolcon (Dancehall) and Houssni Mijem (Hip Hop).
Grand Prix Hassan II of Tennis Royal - Tennis club of Marrakesh
Jardin des Arts in Marrakesh - every year in April
For 3 days, a theme is exhibited by Moroccan participants but also European, African and American. The event welcomes participants from all over Morocco, France, Spain, Portugal, Senegal and Chile. On the program: music shows, dance, garden fair, forums, workshops, nursery village, etc.
Marrakesh Book Festival - April 22nd and 23rd 2017
With Patrick Poivre d'Arvor as special guest of the Festival and Pierre Bergé as Honorary President, the City of Arts, Letters and Culture has been offering its own Book Festival since 2015.
Mythic Latino Dance International Festival - May 11-14, 2017
Dancing evenings, parades, artistic evening and pool party on the program of these 4 rythmic days.
Festival of laughter in Marrakesh - beginning of june 2017
Great festival of popular and family humor organized by Jamel Debbouzze, the Royal Theater, the French Institute, the Palais El Badi, the Dar Attakafa and the Hotel Marrakech. Among the greatest comedians who regularly attend this laughter festival are Gad Elmaleh, Jamel Debbouze, Franck Dubosc, Omar and Fred.
Lailat al-Qadr (Feast of the revelation of the Qur'an) - June 22, 2017
It is the holiest night of the year, a night of prayer and devotion whose celebrations begin at sunset. She celebrates the night when the angel Gabriel came down to reveal to Muhammad the word of Allah and the beginning of the Quran.
Aid el Seghir (Eid al-Fitr) - 26 June 2017
This feast of the end of Ramadan which marks the breaking of the fast. Gathered in a great explosion of joy, the residents share a festive meal with family, neighbors and friends and exchange gifts. Attention, during these holidays, all shops are closed.
Throne Festival in Morocco - July 30
The Moroccan people celebrate the birthday of the enthronement on July 30, 1999 of King Mohammed VI. This feast reminds us of the bond between the people and their king. It is the most important civil celebration in Morocco, celebrated with numerous fireworks and parades.
Youth Festival in Morocco - 21 August
The Youth is in the honor in Morocco in a beautiful festive atmosphere in each region of the country.
Aid el-Kebir (Eid el-Adha or Tabaski) - from 1 to 2 September 2017
A very important religious and social event, this celebration of sacrifice commemorates the sacrifice of Abraham. It is a pretext to express the family unit and to bring everyone together. On the eve of Eid al-Adha, on the same day and the next day, institutions do not function.
International Salsa Festival in Marrakech - from 6 to 12 September 2017
This event takes place for four