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Moroccan Festivals

Festivals punctuate the Moroccan year. Whether they are national or local, moussems or amouggars they are intrinsic to Moroccan culture and provide a chance to experience local traditional dance, music, food and religion. The dates of festivals are determined by the Muslim (lunar) calender, therefore dates are subject to change - the dates shown are for guidance only and it is advisable to check dates in advance of your trip.

Date Event Location
January Go-Kart 24 hour race Marrakech
Feb/March Almond Blossom Festival Tafraoute in the Anti Atlas- S of Agadir
  Wax Lantern Festival Rabat
  Amateur Theatre Festival Casablanca
  Cotton Festival Beni Mellal, Middle Atlas Mountains
  Classic Car Rally Crosses Morocco
April Candle Festival Sale, near Rabat
  Marathon des Sables South of Morocco in Sahara
  Moussem of the Regraga Essaiuira and Safi
May Honey Festival Agadir
  Alizes Musical Spring Festival Essaouira
  Rose Festival El Kelaa des M’Gouna (east of Ouarzazate)
  International Festival of Sacred Music Fes
  Aicha Gazekkes Trophy Desert
  Harley-Davidson Raid Spain – Morocco
  Crafts Festival Ouarzazate
  Moussem of Moulay Abdallah be Brahim Ouezzane - North of Fez
  Moussem of Sidi Mohammed Ma al-Ainin Tan Tan - in the extreme south
  Oudaia Jazz Festival Rabat
June Cherry Festival Sefrou, near Fez
  National Folklore Festival Marrakech
  Gnaoua Music Festival Essaouira
  Fig Festival Bouhouda, Nr. Taounate (Rif mountains)
  Moussem of sidi el-Ghazi Guelmim - south of Agadir
  Sahraoui Festival Agadir
  Moussem of Moulay Bousselham Between Rabat and Tangier
  Jazz Festival Tangier
July Camel Festival Tan Tan Road, Goulimine (south of Agadir)
  National Festival of Popular Arts El Badg Palace, Marrakech
  Feast of the Throne Royal Palace, Rabat
  International Festival Rabat
  Moussem of Moulay Abdessalam ben Mchich Tetouan
  Moussem of sidi Mohammed Laghdal Tan Tan
August Imilchil Festival Marrakech
  Honey Festival North of Agadir
  Youth Festival  
  Moussem of Moulay Abdullah Amghar El-Jadida
  International Cultural Festival Asilah - south of Tangier
  Festival of Folk Music Al-Hoceima - Mediterranean coast
  Moussem of Setti Fatma Ourika Valley near Marrakech
  Moussem of Dar Zhiroun Rabat
  Moussem of Sidi Ahmed Tiznit - south of Agadir
  Apple Festival Immouzzer du Kandar south of Fez
  Moussem of Sidi Daoud Ouarzazate
  Moussem of Sidi Lahcen ben Ahmed Sefrou near Fez
  Moussem of Sidi Yahya ben Younes Oujda, north east Morocco
September Marriage Fair Imilchil - central High Atlas Mountains
  Tourism Fortnight Marrakech
  Moussem of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun  
  Moussem of Moulay Idriss II Fes
  Moussem of Sidi Alla el-Hadj Chefchaouen
  Festival of Voluilis Meknes
  Moussem of Sidi Ahmed ben Mansour Moulay Bousselham between Rabat and Tangier
  Moussem of Dar Zhira Tangier
October Date Feast Erfoud
  Apple Festival Midelt
  Horse Festival Tissa
  International Contemporary Dance Festival Casablanca
  Fantasia Festival Meknes
November International Film Festival Marrakech
  Moussem of Mohammed Bou Nasri Tamegroute - near Zagora
  International Music Festival Ouarzazate
December Olive Festival Rhafsai - Rif Mountains
  Agadir Festival Agadir