There are a number of great events and festivals which take place each year in Morocco. Morocco being so rich in history and culture is a top tourist destination in northern Africa.
Making your way to this wonderful country when there is an event taking place just adds to the excitement of your vacation and what you get to experience.
Fes Festival of World Sacred Music
The Fes music festival enters its nineteenth year this June and runs from the 7th to 15th June 2013. The festival is filled with music, dance and arts and an exciting program including sacred music, night in Medina and Sufi Night. The Night in the Medina is a number of concerts held at various venues in the Medina where you can enjoy the sweet sounds of traditional music.
There are also various exhibitions which take place the duration of the festival for you to enjoy and explore.
Marrakech Art Fair
The Marrakech Art Fair takes place as Es Saadi Palace and is entering its third year this October. It runs from the 4th to the 7th of October 2013 where you can discover new talent, meet the artists and make new friends.
When you are not at the festivals you can explore the cities. Marrakech offers a host of great experiences for travelers from around the world including the Medina, or old town, which offers a maze of narrow passages, great historical buildings and a busy traditional market where you can buy all your souvenirs and gifts.
Fes also offers a great number of sights and attractions to travelers. Fes also has a Medina and traditional market place. One of the main attractions in Fes is the Tanneries which gives you a chance to see leather made the traditional way with brightly colored pots filled with dye as they dye the leather and then set it on the rooftops to dry.