Moroccan Theme Party Ideas

Take guests at your next party to Marrakesh! A Moroccan theme party is full of beautiful and exotic touches that can transform your guests to the desert.


Take guests at your next party to Marrakesh! A Moroccan theme party is full of beautiful and exotic touches that can transform your guests to the desert.

Get inspired by these pretty ideas inspired by Morocco for an eclectic and unique theme party idea that’s anything but typical. The intricate design elements from Moroccan culture will really give your theme party an exotic look and feel. Check out these ideas you can incorporate into your party.

Vibrant and Colorful Moroccan Décor

What makes this theme party even more glamorous is its use of bold colors. Anders Ruff featured this color palate that captured the mystical allure of Morocco.

Moroccan themed decor

Purples and bright pinks accented with gold can be seen throughout the party space that sets the tone for this theme party. 

Dim Lighting with Lanterns

Making use of low lighting and candles adds to Moroccan feel. Debi Lilly featured this beautiful centerpiece idea you can easily recreate at your party.

Moroccan centerpieces

Using pretty lanterns and votive candles with rose petals, this simple arrangement is understated but still exotic.

Serve Traditional Tangine

Tangine is a traditional stew dish of Morocco that can be made either with meat or with just vegetables.

Moroccan tangine recipe

You can serve the tangine over couscous or quinoa if that’s your preference. This hearty meal must be the center of your Moroccan meal!

Henna Desserts


Henna on hands is a traditional Moroccan custom. Inspired by the intricate designs people can make with henna on their hands, serve up henna design desserts such as these beautiful cookies by Sugar Bea.

Moroccan inspired henna cookies

Choose your party colors and serve up these yummy cookies with tasty Moroccan tea after dinner. You can even package these cookies up for a party favor to match the Morrocan theme. 

Be sure to include other middle eastern inspired decor like hookah centerpieces, silk fabrics and other golden accents. With traditional dishes from Morrocan cuisine, your party will look like a Marrakesh haven!

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