How to organize your wedding in Marrakech?

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Marrakech is located less than two hours from the snow-capped Atlas Mountains which offer a breathtaking panorama. Known as the Red City for its flamboyant colours, it is an open book of unique and traditional places of mosques, palaces, medina, minarets, riads, gardens and bustling souks that awaken all your senses. The brightness of Marrakech city will delight wedding photographers with a bohemian and romantic spirit. On the other hand, for couples with an adventurous spirit, this city will satisfy your desires with its originality and sensations.

Marrakech will be a perfect wedding destination to celebrate your special day. In every Marrakech wedding, La Perle Events team makes your dreams come true by organizing an elegant, original and unique wedding. In order for your wedding day to be exceptional, unforgettable and full of emotions, there are several steps you should take.

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The choice of getting married in Morocco

Many couples wish to live and give their guests a magical experience by inviting them to a destination wedding. Due to the geographic distance, organizing your Marrakech wedding is often more difficult than expected. This is why visiting the city beforehand can be a good way to get to know the city, to feel the energy that emerges and to help you find the inspiration to fulfil all your desires for this union. This city in North Africa is also very popular for its weather. Indeed, while it is impossible to control the weather on your wedding day, getting married in Marrakech is the perfect way to ensure beautiful weather. So this is the ideal combination for you to have successful romantic photo memories.

However, if you don’t have the opportunity to travel to Morocco before your wedding, don’t panic. Your Morocco wedding planner at La Perle Events will take care of everything. We're here to save you time, listen to your needs and help you manage everything remotely. We are at your disposal to help you create a magical and memorable wedding in Marrakech.

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Morocco wedding planning budget

It is not always easy to budget for your wedding, especially when it is a destination wedding project. Your Marrakech wedding planner at La Perle Event will guide you on the path to an affordable budget and according to your request. To manage your destination wedding budget properly and in order to stay organized and track your expenses, we advise you to create an excel sheet where you will list all your expenses. And to help you do that, we created just for you a ready-to-use Marrakech wedding matrix in Excel and PDF format. Feel free to contact us and we will send it to you, directly in your mailbox.

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The guest list for your wedding in Morocco

This step is one of the most difficult, especially when you choose to have a destination wedding. Making a selection from your friends and family is not easy. Everyone wants to experience this special day with as many loved ones as possible by their side. The number of guests invited is decisive. Indeed, this criterion will have an impact on the budget of your wedding as well as on the choice of your Marrakech wedding venues.

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Morocco wedding planning with your guests

Joining with your loved ones is one of the key points to share this day of emotions. The coming of your loved ones to Morocco requires a flawless organization. Your Morocco wedding planning needs to start several months or even years in advance, it is necessary because of bookings for plane tickets, shuttles and accommodation that can be more or less difficult to find, according to your selection criteria.

In addition, you can welcome your guests with a small arrival gift to put them in the Moroccan atmosphere. Your guests can have also the opportunity to rent caftans which are the traditional dresses of Morocco.

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Marrakech wedding venues: between authenticity, purity and refinement

We are honoured to be a destination wedding planner in a city that offers a dream setting and landscape. It is a pleasure to be able to offer exceptional reception places to our customers. Marrakech and its surroundings have a wide choice of estates, traditional houses and riads, private villas all in a green, luxurious and elegant scenery.

We'll be by your side, guiding and advising you on the best Marrakech wedding venues in town that suit your style, wedding theme, and budget.

Beldi Country Club

Inara camp

Les Deux Tours Hotel

Les Deux Tours Hotel

Choosing your Marrakech wedding vendors

When you want to get married in Marrakech, having a network of reliable and trustworthy local suppliers is fundamental. By using the services of our boutique wedding agency, you have a definite advantage in setting up appointments with suppliers and making your requests understood. The Marrakech wedding planning team of La Perle Events speaks Arabic, the local language of Morocco (Darija). We are used to working with local vendors and we are very familiar with their way of work. When we provide you with a list of local vendors, we always take everything into consideration (number of guests, geographic criteria, budget, etc.) so as not to waste time and to select for you suppliers in accordance with your request.

La Perle Events organizes chic and elegant weddings in Morocco while keeping an authentic and natural spirit. For us, every detail matters, and perfection is our watchword.

Les Deux Tours Hotel

Les Deux Tours Hotel

If you are ever organizing your wedding on your own, it is essential to seek the advice of as many people as possible on-site to ensure the seriousness and reliability of the suppliers. They are essential since each of them plays an important role in the success of this special day.

We advise you to be organized and as effective as possible. To do this, think about establishing a list of the many suppliers to contact: caterer, florist, photographer, videographer, make-up & hair artist, décor rental company, host of the dance party, ceremony officiant, entertainer, Negafa (the person who is responsible for bridal Moroccan attires during the wedding ceremony). As well as a professional logistics team, a technical team for installations, lights and sound is essential and contributes to the success of this day.

We collaborate with the Party Maroc agency and we have a wide selection of decorations for rent: lanterns, candle holders, candlesticks, Moroccan rugs, Napoleon chairs, medallion chairs, Emmanuelle chairs, candle holders, Moroccan lounges, photobooths, vases, tablecloths... You can also plan to add supplier offering typical Moroccan workshops such as Henna tattooing or traditional cooking classes.

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© Saad Alami

© Saad Alami

Doing this in advance will allow you to make an initial selection according to their prices and availability. It is also essential to think about the type of marriage desired. Marrakech can offer a traditional, western wedding or a combination of both. Obviously, your choice will have an impact on the selection of your vendors.

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Things to remember when planning your wedding in Marrakech

Preparing for marriage abroad is long and tedious, especially when you have never been to the country or city where you want to say ‘I Do’. It is therefore essential to do this in advance and send your destination wedding save the dates to your guests. Having a Marrakech wedding retro planning can help you stay organized and efficient. The red city has so much to offer that you will be nothing but overwhelmed!

In order to help you in your journey, we designed an Ultimate Morocco Wedding Planning Checklist. Contact us now, and it's yours!

Are you committed and ready to prepare for your dream wedding in Marrakech? Preparing for a wedding takes at least 300 to 400 hours ... that's a lot! We're here to save you time, listen to your needs, and help make all of your dreams come true.

If you have any questions about our chic and unique wedding planning services in Marrakech, do not hesitate to contact us.

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