What’s On in La Tania & The 3 Valleys – The 2017 / 2018 Diary

and a “normal” week in Winter…

What’s On This Week in La Tania – The Complete Guide

Saturday: Full English Breakfast in the Ski Lodge then out to ski on empty slopes for the lucky few. The SSSC (Sad Saturday Soccer Club) meet at 5pm in the Ski Lodge to watch the footie results come in on the vidiprinter on Sky and check out the new arrivals in resort.

Sunday: A free welcome drink outside the Tourist Office and the first lively Happy Hour of the week plus live music tonight at La Taiga

Monday: Buy a shot and win a pair of skis or a snowboard in the Ski Lodge with DJs Les Deux Roux

Tuesday: Biggest night of the week (it’s chalet girls day in bed tomorrow) with the best live bands in the Three Valleys at The Ski Lodge – See The Bands in the Alps page.

Wednesday: Après ski live music plus it’s usually chalet staff day off so book early if you want to dine out anywhere – make a night of it and end up at Dick’s Tea Bar (now O’Sullivan’s) Méribel.

Thursday: Live music in the Ski Lodge at Apres Ski with Bring Your Sisters.

Friday: Last night – packed Happy Hour, live music at Après and usually later at La Taiga too.

What’s On This Week in La Tania – The Complete Guide
Updated during Summer and Winter seasons


Dates – don’t blame us for errors! Let us know of any mistakes/omissions

Winter 2017 / 2018

October 2017
Oct 03 to 24 – 3 Valleys Promo Dubai, Wavebreaker Bar & Grill
Oct 05 – England v Slovenia, World Cup Qualifier, Wembley
Oct 08 – Lithuania v England, World Cup Qualifier
Oct 26 to 29 – The Ski & Snowboard Show 2017 at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London
Oct 28 – La Tania Ski Show Re-Union in The Main Bar as usual

November 2017
Nov 08 – 3 Valleys Promo London, The Tate
Nov 09 – IF3 : International Freeski Film Festival, Clapham Grand Club, London
Nov 10 – England v Germany, Wembley friendly
Nov 14 – England v Brazil, Wembley friendly
Nov 16 to 17 – 3 Valleys Brussels Promo, Le Chalet Robinson
Nov 17 – Free Ski Preview Day in Val Thorens for Club Val Members
Nov 18 – Val Thorens opening / preview / rehearsal weekend for Winter 2018
Nov 24 – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania open for the Winter Season
Nov 24 – 3 Valleys Promo Lyon, Selcius
Nov 25 – La Grande Première, Val Thorens Official Opening Event for Winter Season 2018
Nov 25 to 26 – Test out all the latest ski equipment, clothing & kit
Nov 25 – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens for the Winter Season 2018

December 2017
Dec 01 – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter Season 2018 at 17:00
Dec 01 to 03 – Andros Trophy Val Thorens. Car & Bike racing on ice.
Dec 07 to 09 – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup 2018 in Val Thorens
Dec – Hotel Telemark, La Tania Opening Night
Dec 12 La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2018
Dec 09 – The Ski Lodge Official Opening Party for Winter 2018
Dec 09 – Courchevel 1850, & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2018
Dec 09 – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
Dec 11 to 13 – FIS Snowboard World Cup, Val Thorens, Val Thorens
Dec 16 to 22 – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
Dec 16 – La Tania Lifts Open for Winter 2018
Dec 17 – La Taiga Opening Party
Dec 18 – latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome Party at Pub Le Ski Lodge
Dec 19 to 20 – Ladies Audi FIS Alpine World Cup 2018 Slalom/Giant Slalom, Stade, Courchevel 1850
Dec 24 – Christmas Party & Santa skis down to La Tania. Yes, the lifts open tomorrow…
Dec 25 – Christmas Day (Yes, the lifts are open today)
Dec 26 – Boxing Day
Dec 31 – Mayhem & Fireworks in La Tania, Torchlight Descent (English (& Scottish etc) New Year celebrated at 1am), Dance Party in front of the Tourist Office

January 2018
Jan 01 – New Year’s Day – Anyone skiing today? Lifts may open 15 mins late!
Jan 06 – Russian Christmas Day… Only really noticed over in Courchevel 1850
Jan 25 – Burns Night
Jan 26 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Australia Day with Bring Your Sisters
Jan 26 to Jan 31- The Old School (long) Weekender…
Jan 30 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Toss the Boss, T. Wall’s 54th Birthday

2018 French Schools Winter Half Term Holidays: 10 Feb to 11 Mar 2018, but split as follows:
Zone A – 10 Feb to 25 Feb 2018 Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon , Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes, Toulouse
Zone B – 24 Feb to 11 Mar 2018 Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Strasbourg
Zone C – 17 Feb to 04 Mar 2018 Bordeaux, Créteil, Paris, Versailles

February 2018
Feb 03 – Last lifts open until later from today, up to an extra half an hour skiing available
Feb 03 – The Six Nations Rugby opening day of matches…
Feb 12 – Six Resorts Rugby on Snow Tournament, Val Thorens
Feb 13 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s Day. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
Feb 14 – Verdons by Night XXL Chamallows Party – Dance Party following the night skiing in The Family Park
Feb 15 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique [FIAP 2018] – Fireworks Festival, Courchevel 1650
Feb 17 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat), it will snow today!
Feb 17 to 03 Mar – Kids Fortnight in La Tania with special events for children of all ages.
Feb 20 – Ski Show Instructors Display in Courchevel 1650 Moriond at 19:00
Feb 22 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique [FIAP 2018] – Fireworks, 18:45-19:30 Courchevel 1850

March 2018
Mar 01 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique [FIAP 2018] – Fireworks Festival, Courchevel 1550
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
Mar 06 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique [FIAP 2018] – Fireworks Festival, Le Praz
Mar 07 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique [FIAP 2018] – Fireworks Festival, La Tania
Mar ?? – Derby du Roc Merlet, the mad, mass race with Le Mans type start down to 1650 tbc
Mar 11 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
Mar 17 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: St Patrick’s Day – A Special Bring Your Sisters gig usually…
Mar 17 – The Six Nations Rugby final day of matches…
Mar 17 to Mar 24 – European Gay Ski Week, Les Menuires
Mar 19 to 23 – Ronnie Loves Music Festival 2018, Rond Point, Meribel
Mar 21 – Sunset Sons at Après Ski at Pub Le Ski Lodge, La Tania
Mar 22 – Sunset Sons at Le Rond Point, meribel
Mar 27 to 29 FestiVAL Tho 2018 – Dance Music / EuroTrash Festival
Mar 28 – Clocks go forward at 1am. Don’t be late for work/flights/transfers/lessons etc.
Mar 30 – EASTER Good Friday 2017

Easter 2018
Good Friday 30 Mar 2018
Easter Monday 02 April 2018

April 2018
Apr 01 – The 3 Vallées Enduro 2017. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all – across the 3 Valleys
Apr 01 to 15 – The La Tania Log Out Fortnight, go dark & off grid with Yoga, Workshops, Massages, Relaxation etc
Apr 02 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2017
Apr 04 – La Tania Family Charity Fête. Family fun day with kids games, bouncy castle, ski race, BBQ etc.
Apr 11 – The 3 Valleys Charity Day 2018 for Charities in UK & France, Méribel Village
Apr – The 18th Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards 2017 at Pub Le Ski Lodge
Apr – Hotel Telemark Closing Night
Apr – La Taiga Closing Night
Apr 15 – La Tania, Le Praz, 1550 and 1650 lifts scheduled to close
Apr – The final EVER Bring Your Sisters gig… TBC
Apr – Ski Lodge Closing Night
Apr 22 – Courchevel and Méribel / Mottaret lifts scheduled to close
Apr 23 – St George’s Day
Apr – APOTHEOSE DAYS, end of season fun, Val Thorens
Apr 28 to 05 May – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

May 2018
May 01 – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area closes
May 06 – Tignes / Grande Motte Ski Area closes
May 08 – Val Thorens Ski Area closes – The Last Day of The Three Valleys Winter Season
May – Bring Your Sisters – The UK gigs TBC


Summer 2018

June 2018
Jun 14 to Jul 15 – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
Jun – Val d’Isere opens for Summer Skiing
Jun – Le Farçon Michelin Star Restaurant opens for Summer
Jun – Tignes opens for Summer Skiing

July 2018
Jul – Pub Le Ski Lodge Opening Night for Summer
Jul – Tougnette 1 lift, Méribel opens for Summer
Jul – BMW Golf Championship, Méribel GolfJul 04 to 07 – La Tania Amateur Theatre Festival
Jul – Les 3 Vallées Tout Terrain 2017. Mountain Bike Competitions across The Three Valleys
Jul – La Tania & 3V Lifts open for Summer (La Tania Gondola open every day except Saturday)
Jul – Musilac 2017 at Aix Les Bains
Jul – Summer Games for kids – THE BIG EVENT, Courchevel 1850
Jul 14 – Fireworks and Party, Bastille Day, French National Day. La Tania, Les Allues etc.
Jul – King of Méribel 2017. Multi-discipline Mountain Bike Competition open to all ages & abilities
Jul – Val d’Isere Summer Skiing area closes
Jul – Kids Week, La Tania
Jul – La Fête de Madelon, Le Praz
Jul – French Ski Schools Golf Competition, Méribel Golf
Jul – Well-Being Fortnight, La Tania. Massages, spa trips, aqua gym, fitness courses, etc.
Jul – Méribel Air Show, Altiport, Méribel (and look up!)
Jul – Fireworks and Symphony around the lake, Le Praz
Jul – VTT Coupe de France Trial #1, Les Menuires
Jul – Bouc Blanc Race: Annual 7km / 600m vertical running race up to the Bouc Blanc restaurant
Jul – Local Heritage Meetings in La Tania
Jul – Kids Magic – Magicians in and around Courchevel 1650 Moriond

August 2018
Aug 03 to 05 – The Triumph Cruisers Motorcycle Meet 2018 in La Tania, BBQs, Live Music, Ride Outs etc.
Aug – Tignes Summer Skiing area closes
Aug – Courchevel 1650 Fête – Notre Dame des Neiges Fair
Aug – Courchevel X-Trail
Aug – Fête à Fanfoué, Méribel
Aug – August Kids Week, La Tania
Aug – Multibike, VTT/MTB Méribel
Aug – Summer Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2018, Le Praz Ski Jump (our race UP the jump too!)
Aug – Fête des Bûcherons, The Lumberjack Championships, La Tania
Aug – Courchevel Shop Clearance Sale and Tovets Fair
Aug – Aquafitness Night at Aquamotion – Aquafitness in the pool in a clubbing atmosphere!
Aug Ski Lodge Closing Party for Summer

September 2018
Sep – Lifts close for Summer
Sep – Tignes / Grande Motte Ski Area opens for the Winter Season 2019