Events in Marrakech: December 2011 through February 2012

Marrakech Events December 2011

International Marrakech Film Festival 2011 : firmly established in the local calendar, this is the main event for December in Marrakech. Attracting "A list" stars, it is an important occasion for Morocco's successful film industry, based in Ouarzazate, where the Atlas Studios have played host to countless films from Lawrence of Arabia to Gladiator. Olive Festival 2011 : another major event, this charming festival takes place in the middle of the month in Rafai, in the Fez province. You can enjoy the traditional olive-picking ceremony, numerous 'Diffa' feasts and folklore events performed in a vast area of olive groves.

Marrakech Events January 2012

Marrakech International Marathon 2012 - more than 5000 international runners take part in the annual Marrakech International Marathon and Half Marathon for which the Pink City offers an exceptional setting for this gruelling athletic event putting it among the most attractive of all marathon circuits.