Sports in Marrakesh

Marrakesh Marathon

Run like there’s a carpet salesman after you from the Djemaa to the Palmeraie and back for this annual marathon.
Film in Marrakesh

Marrakesh International Film Festival

Stars from Hollywood to Bollywood strut the Berber red carpet at this week-long festival, culminating in wildly unpredictable awards shows.
Gardens in Marrakesh


Celebrate Marrakesh in bloom mid-April, with temporary gardens, garden-inspired art shows, botanical talks and displays.
Street Theatre in Marrakesh

Festival of Popular Arts

The only thing hotter than Marrakesh in July is this free-form folk fest. Berber musicians, dancers and street performers from around the country pour into Marrakesh to thrill the masses.
Music in Essaouira

Gnaoua & World Music Festival

Essaouira overflows every year for the celebrated Gnaoua & World Music Festival, a four-day extravaganza with concerts on Pl Moulay Hassan, Bab Doukkala and elsewhere.
Music in Essaouira

Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques

An eclectic mix of Andalucian music, art and dance by local and international performers held in late October.
Sports in Toubkal National Park

Toubkal Marathon

Festival in Morocco

Marrakesh Biennale

Cultural in Marrakesh

Marrakech Biennale

Promoting debate and dialogue through artistic exchange, this major trilingual (Arabic, French and English) festival invites local and international artists to create literary, artistic, architectural and digital wo…
Cultural in Marrakesh

TEDx Marrakesh

Like any self-respecting cultural capital, Marrakesh has its own TEDx talkfest, where Marrakshi movers and shakers take on challenging themes such as 'Driving Forces' and 'Dare to Question'.