New Year’s Eve of 2020 is coming soon! Every year, I receive many questions about where to celebrate New Year’s Eve. To save your time googling, I made a shortlist of the best places to celebrate New year eve.
New Year’s Eve party in Marrakech can be expensive; for this reason, I listed places for each budget. There are many places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Marrakech; I selected the best ones to visit. Keep in mind that reservation is required for all New Years Eve events.
There are so many parties in Marrakech for New Years. However, keep in mind that in the public places of the city or the main Jemaa el Fna square you will not see fireworks or celebrations in the street.
Morocco is a Muslim country, so Christmas and New Year is not part of the calendar. Morocco, like other Muslim countries, is celebrating the Islamic New Year. The next New Years of 1442 AH Muslims will celebrate on 20 August 2020.
Budget: 200-300 euros/person
Menu: 1920DH/Person (190€)
Including entrance + NYE Dinner by Chef Luisma Naranjo & Chef Youssef. 1/2 Bottles of S de Siroua/Person and a glass of Champagne
Dress: Glamour 20’S
My new fav place in Medina, Kabana is a trendy rooftop food & cocktails restaurant. Only a few minutes from the famous Jemaa el-Fna square, Kabana has an exclusive view of Atlas mountains and Koutoubia mosque. For the New years night, Kabana is taking you back in time to the golden age for its Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve, which promises to dazzle and delight. With good food and dancing until 2 am. Kabana New Year’s Eve Facebook event.
New Year’s Eve: 1350 DH/person in the heated terrace;
1750 DH/person for a table in the restaurant with a view on the Live Band. Admission includes dinner (menu is here), a live concert, dancers, musicians
Lounge area with a view in front of the Live Band at 1950 Dh per person plus a bottle of your choice (among our selection) at 2000 Dh for every 3 persons.
If you are in the mood not only for dinner but also for dance and live music, then dress nicely and head to Épicurien. Épicurien is a blend of chic and glamour; a restaurant and a modern ultra lounge. A live band will start after midnight and before you will have plenty of other entertainments. Facebook event here.
New Year’s menu: 2 400 DHS/person excluding drinks
Doors open at 8 p.m.
If you want to have more upscale dinner with traditional Moroccan music and dance New Years EVE program, head to the Comptoir Darna that consists of a restaurant, nightclub and the patio. For the New Years Eve, they will have a fusion between East and West: traditional musicians, oriental dancers, DJs and other artists. If you want to have more dances, after midnight you can visit Comptoir Darna nightclub. Their menu and reservations are here — Facebook event.
New Year’s menu:1500 dh/person for a dinner with live DJ
If on the New Year’s Eve want to feel a bit of Australian taste, head to the minimalistic restaurant, Plus 61, located in Gueliz. Their New Year’s menu is here.
New Year’s dinner menu: 1900 Dh excluding drinks
Azar is a stylish Lebanese and Moroccan restaurant with live music, belly dancers show, terrace, lounge and shisha bar. The perfect place to discover the oriental way in Marrakech. For the New Year’s Eve, they will have live music dance, 2 belly dance shows. Their dinner menu is here.
New Year’s dinner menu: 3000 Dh/person includes a glass of champagne and a half bottle of wine
With clubbing – 5000 DH/person
So Lounge is situated in the heart of the Sofitel gardens. It’s a fancy experience with a great New Year’s night show. Their New Year’s Eve in Marrakech menu is here.
Budget: around 100 euro/person
New Year’s celebration from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
For two people price is 1500 MAD (150 euros), including:
Welcome cocktail, 1 bottle of Champagne, A degustation menu for 2
L’envers is a hip spot in Marrakech to meet friends, listen to good electronic music, and dance. In L’envers, you will meet modern Moroccans that love electronic music. Although L’envers is a tiny-tiny bar but somehow can squeeze many people even for dances. Make sure you have the New Years night reservation and don’t come too late. They will be hosting the great Mr ID & the one and only Jarni will offer food degustation menu. New Years Eve Facebook event.
New Year’s menu: 990 Dh/person excluding drinks
Entrepotes is a lounge, bar and tapas restaurant with good vibes, setting, music. My favourite part in Entrepotes is the inside garden if you book in advance ask to have a place there. For the New Year’s Eve, they are offering an evening with Dj Juanjo Muro (Ibiza Madrid). Entrepotes New Year’s Eve menu is here. If you want to have a nice dinner for an affordable price (comparing to other places), cosy setting, mingle with locals, head to Enrepotes and for dances continue to some night club. They are often full, so make sure you book in advance.
New Year’s menu: 990 Dh/person excluding drinks
Bazz’art Lounge is a small restaurant inside the Novotel hotel. The name of Bazz’art Lounge is derived from two or three words: Bazaar, Art, and Jazz. So you can imagine that the atmosphere of the place will with artsy, jazzy taste; their garden setting is lovely. Their New Years Eve menu and reservation here.
New Year’s menu: 850 DH/person excluding drinks
If you want to be close to Medina, head for New Year’s Eve to Le Bistrot la Boucherie. Sometimes I visit this place for karaoke nights and affordable prices. It’s a restaurant with a cosy terrace; their dinner menu costs 850 DH including dinner, Dj, music. Their New Year’s eve Facebook event.
PARTIES OUTSIDE MARRAKECH
RAK NYE 2020 Package (Accommodation + NYE Diner + Breakfast / Brunch + 18 HRS Non-Stop Party):
Price from 120 euros/person for the package or 70 euros/Person without accommodation and catering.
A shuttle from Marrakech cost 250 Dhs / 25€. (round trip)
RAK Electronik #danceeverywhere proposes to finish 2019 together and start 2020 in the Agafay Desert located 45 min drive from Marrakech. Desert camp privatised with a splendid 360° panorama. Their Facebook event is here.
Rates: 1500 Dh. per person
Includes: welcome cocktail – tasting of 2 glasses of Moroccan wine
4-course menu with flavours of Morocco – Champagne around the fire at midnight
Musical entertainment and African dance during the evening
Located in the Agafay Desert, Terre des Etoiles is a luxury eco-lodge altogether redefining the Desert Nights experience. The five hectares of moon-like land have been patiently and sustainably transformed. In Terre des Etoiles you’ll find camels, horses, a restaurant and two swimming pools. For the New Year’s Eve, Terre des Etoiles will take you on a trip to the desert of Agafay: around a campfire, to the sound of percussion band Pti Baobab from West Africa.
New Year’s menu: 950 Dh/person excluding drinks
The Source is located on the Ourika road, is a guesthouse and events venue nestled in a 2 hectares oasis of lush greenery. Sometimes, I go there for Sunday brunch and in summer always visit The Source for great parties. For the New Year’s Eve, The Source is offering dinner at the restaurant by the fireplace from 8.30 pm and after the “NewERA” party in the Spa from 11 pm grooved live by wild, galactic, futuristic Xander Pratt. Their Facebook event is here.
Marrakech bars & nightlife
In my digital 155 pages travel magazine about Marrakech I also listed the best restaurants, bars and clubs. Many of these places are also a good option to celebrate the New Year’s Eve 2020.