You might not know it but New Year’s Eve is party time in Marrakech! There are events, dinners and parties across the city and at all different price levels and experiences to be experienced. I’ve put together this list of events quickly in case you’re visiting Marrakech this time of year and looking for something fun to do.
Agafay Desert Camp Party!
I have to say this might be the event I would most want to attend. The Agafay desert is only 40km from Marrakech and has the feel of someplace much further away! For New Year’s Eve, they’re throwing a party! Enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal, gnaoua music, belly dancers and even fire eaters while you ring in 2018! Reservations a must, 1200 dirham per person (email at [email protected]).
Le Trou au Mur
A favorite new restaurant of mine, offering a special New Year’s Eve menu – more information coming!
Patron de la Mer
One of Marrakech’s great new restaurants will offer a special New Year’s Eve meal. A welcome glass of champagne followed by multiple courses and a star dish of a seafood platter. Reservations a must – more information and full menu available here. 1200 dirham per person.
Located just outside the city, La Paillote serves French dishes in a lodge-like setting. For New Year’s they offer a special menu inclusive of one alcoholic beverage. A live band and disc jockey will play throughout the evening. 1500 dirhams per person.
To begin the year 2018 in all elegance!!! Spend an unforgettable New Year’s Eve at Villa Makassar from 20h. Evening with entertainment: Folk music, Belly dancers, Live music, Djs and other surprises. Price: 1650 dhs per person. Book your table now: E-mail: [email protected]
Manzil la Tortue
A great deal! Enjoy the full menu including oysters from the Moroccan coast, beef filet, and foie gras to name a few things! The bar is open to the public from 23h and a DJ all night long. 800dh per person.
There are several different parties happening at the Sofitel on New Year’s Eve. IMPERIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE – IMPERIAL PALACE To celebrate the new year, do not miss our fabulous dinner show with the singer Maxime in the Imperial Palace’s lobby, especially privatized for the occasion.
2,500 Dhs, a glass of champagne and a half bottle of wine included – Children under 12 years old: 1,250 Dhs
CHIC NEW YEAR’S EVE – RESTAURANT L’ORANGERIE
The Restaurant l’Orangerie of the Sofitel Marrakech prepares you a night dedicated to refinement and gastronomy. Come to celebrate New Year’s Eve in a dream setting with an breathtaking view on the Atlas moutains.
1,500 Dhs, excluding drinks – Children under 12 years old: 750 Dhs
GOLDEN NEW YEAR’S EVE – SO LOUNGE
The So Lounge, invites you to a party of elegance and exclusivity, with a gold thematic. Live band Soul Unit Collective, will play. DJ Akram-B will make you dance until the end of the night!
7,500 Dhs for 2 person including dinner and a 75cl bottle of champagne – Until 12.30am
KIDS NEW YEAR’S EVE – RESTAURANT LE JARDIN
A New Year’s Eve on the theme of superheroes only for children in a private space with a total care from 7pm to 1am. Parents may enjoy their night among adults. Children under 4 years old must be accompanied.
Children under 12 years old: 750 Dhs
Dinner and live entertainment beyond just music. This year’s theme is Crazy Bow Ties. Admission includes dinner, a live concert, dancers, musicians and more. Reservations required. 1350 dirham per person.
It’s lauded as one of Marrakech’s most historic and stylish addresses so it makes sense they’d have a great party to celebrate the New Year! Live music begins at 7pm and continues well into the night. Dinner options begin at 1600dh per person up to 4200dh per person excluding drinks. For more information visit their program for the winter season.
For something a little more budget friendly try this option! Rodamon Hostel will host a New Year’s Eve party that includes a multi course meal and music until 2am. For a full menu and information on booking visit their Facebook page. 550 dirham per person.
Offering welcome drinks on the rooftop and starters followed by a complete Moroccan feast, live music, a gnawa band and belly dancers you can have a full evening here. For pricing information and to book contact directly ([email protected])
This year Buddha Bar will present the theme of Vintage Circus for their New Year’s Eve celebrations. With multiple shows, live music, and a DJ the party will last all night. For pricing information and to make a reservation contact directly ([email protected])
Don your best flapper wear and show up to party at the Pullman! Their theme is Gatsby and all the stops will be pulled out including the sumptuous menu! With lots of entertainment and food it’s sure to be a fun evening! 1800 dirham per person. For more information visit their event page.
Beginning at 20:30 this party includes music and dancing. The menu is a mix of seafood and a beef main. A glass of champagne is included for 2400 dh per person. If you’d rather just go to party, the downstairs will be open as a club from midnight and includes one drink for 350dh per person. Guests who attend the dinner have free access. More info
Movenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi
Two different parties will be happening at the Movenpick. In Restaurant Dahbi guests will find a Thousand and One Nights theme party with oriental dance performance. 1200 dh per person includes 1 glass of champagne. In the Latin Party, you guessed it Latin themed music and decorations will sweep you away to the shores of Cuba at restaurant Medi Terra. 1600dh per person for the menu includes 1 glass of champagne.
Looking to party? Visit this post on where to go out in Marrakech for more information.
…to be continued!
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