What’s Happening in Marrakech this Fall

What's Happening in Marrakech this Fall

In case you didn’t know this industry secret, the best time to visit Marrakech is during the Autumn season. You’ll find fewer crowds, shorter lines and the perfect temperature day and night.

While Marrakech is well known for its markets, stunning landscapes and famous sites, there happens to be some interesting events too from September to November!

Take a look at the some of the key events we’ve found for you to check out:


1) World Salsa Congress

World Congress Salsa Marrakech (4th to 10th of September)
World Congress Salsa Marrakech (September 4th – 10th)

If you are a salsa fan, this is one event you shouldn’t miss: the World Salsa Congress. Starting on the 4th of September to the 10th of September, salsa dancers from all around the world will descend to the Palmeraie Resorts to compete, dance and party at the World Salsa Congress. Even if you’re a novice, you’ll find Latin dance workshops or if you’re simly interested in the festivities, you will find plenty of pool parties with international DJs.

Choose among 4 dancefloors :

  • New York / Los Angeles
  • Cuba
  • Bachata
  • Kizomba

There’s also a private closing party where the dress code is elegant!

2) 11th Edition Salon PURE Life Experiences

PURE Life Experiences Salon
PURE Life Experiences Salon, 8th to 12th of September

Do you work in the travel industry? At the PURE Life Experiences Salon, you’ll find the world’s best suppliers, buyers and press in the high-end experiential travel industry for a five-day expo of business, networking and new ideas.

During the 5 days, you can participate in workshops about travel inspirations, network during lunches and meet with the industry’s high-end travel designers.

Your stay with Prestigious

Villa Soja, Marrakech
Villa Soja

Looking for your own private retreat during your stay in Marrakech? Villa Soja can be all yours to enjoy after a long day or night of socializing. Take a dip in the heated outdoor swimming pool at Villa Soja or treat yourself to a session in your own private hammam.

3) Oasis Festival

Oasis Festival, 13th to 15th of September
Oasis Festival, 13th to 15th of September

Dance the night away at the famous Oasis Festival, Morrocco’s iconic music festival and gateway to North Africa’s vibrant culture. You just mind find yourself dancing next to famous luxury fashion designers or international jet setting socialites. This year the Oasis Festival will be held at the Fella Resort where you can lounge by the pool, enjoy a cocktail or two and dance the night away to the coolest lineup of DJs.

A peaceful stay at Villa Otium

Villa Otium, Marrakech
Villa Otium

Stay at Villa Otium during your stay in Marrakech. This private retreat can accommodate up to 14 guests for a luxurious experience. Our favorite feature is the fireplace in each suite that will warm you up during autumn’s coolest nights.


1) Ultra Trail Atlas Toubkal

Ultra Trail Atlas Toubkal
Ultra Trail Atlas Toubkal, 3rd to 7th of October

Seeking a new challenge to push yourself to the limits in a new environment? Register for the Ultra Trail Atlas Toubkal! Starting on the 3rd of October, you and your friends can compete to see who can finish the 105km trail through the heights of Atlas Mountains.

2) International Golf Travel Market

International Golf Travel Market
International Golf Travel Market, 14th to 17th of October

Did you know that the Moroccan golf tourism market is growing 2.5 times faster than the overall Moroccan tourism market?

This year the Golf International Salon will take place in Marrakech for the first time ever at Place Bab Jdid. If you are an avid golfer, check out the salon and the golf courses during your stay in Marrakech!

Your Secret Garden at Villa El Majal

Villa El Majal, Marrakech
Villa El Majal

Escape to this lush green beautiful villa, nestled in the heart of Palm Grove district. Relax in the Arabic-Andalusian garden and enjoy a meal or drinks outside on the terrace with your family and friends.


1) Street Food Festival

Marrakech Street Food Festival
Marrakech Street Food Festival, 8th to 10th of November

If you are an adventurous foodie, this event is for you: the first street food festival in Marrakech!

Moroccan cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world due its blend of different cultures throughout its history. At this street food festival, you can sample and taste authentic local food and learn about Morocco’s culture.

We recommend tasting Berber style couscous and Turkish meshwi.

2) International Film Festival

Marrakech International Film Festival
Marrakech International Film Festival, 29th of November to 7th of December

For film aficionados, check out the famous Marrakech International Film Festival! With a wide selection of films in different genres and from different countries, you can explore and discover hidden treasures and rising talents at this festival.

Live the Marrakech dream

Riad Albacin, Marrakech
Riad Albacin

Live the Arabian Nights at the luxurious Riad Albacin. With a front row view of the Atlas Mountains and a beautiful Andalusian interior design, this magnificent riad offers a spacious and tranquil retreat for you and your guests.

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