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

Summer 2017

May 2017
May 27 – Bring Your Sisters, The Exchange, Bristol 8pm
May 28 – Bring Your Sisters, The Vic, Oxshott, Surrey 4pm

June 2017
Jun 10 – Scotland v England, Hampden Park, Glasgow, World Cup 2018 Qualifier
Jun 10 – Val d’Isere opens for Summer Skiing
Jun 13 – France v England, Stade de France, Paris, friendly. La Tania does football
Jun 16 – Le Farçon Michelin Star Restaurant opens for Summer (every day except Mon)
Jun 24 – Tignes opens for Summer Skiing

July 2017
Jul 01 – Pub Le Ski Lodge Opening Night for Summer from 17:00 – Live Music at 22:00
Jul 01 – Tougnette 1 lift, Méribel opens for Summer (open every day this season!)
Jul 02 – BMW Golf Championship, Méribel GolfJul 04 to 07 – La Tania Amateur Theatre Festival
Jul 08 to 09 – Les 3 Vallées Tout Terrain 2017. Mountain Bike Competitions across The Three Valleys
Jul 09 – La Tania & 3V Lifts open for Summer (La Tania Gondola open every day except Saturday)
Jul 13 to 16 – Musilac 2017 at Aix Les Bains with Sting, Jamiroquai, Midnight Oil, Blossoms, etc.
Jul 14 to 16 – 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 16 – King of Méribel 2017. Multi-discipline Mountain Bike Competition open to all ages & abilities
Jul 16 – Val d’Isere Summer Skiing area closes
Jul 16 to 22 – Kids Week, La Tania
Jul 22 to 23 – La Fête de Madelon, Le Praz
Jul 22 – French Ski Schools Golf Competition, Méribel Golf
Jul 23 to Aug 05 – Well-Being Fortnight, La Tania. Massages, spa trips, aqua gym, fitness courses, etc.
Jul 24 to 28 – Méribel Air Show, Altiport, Méribel (and look up!)
Jul 25 – Fireworks and Symphony around the lake, Le Praz
Jul 26 to 27 – VTT Coupe de France Trial #1, Les Menuires
Jul 27 – Bouc Blanc Race: Annual 7km / 600m vertical running race up to the Bouc Blanc restaurant
Jul 29 to 30 – Local Heritage Meetings in La Tania
Jul 31 to Aug 04 – Kids Magic – Magicians in and around Courchevel 1650 Moriond

August 2017
Aug 04 – Tignes Summer Skiing area closes (2 days earlier than scheduled)
Aug 05 to 06 – Courchevel 1650 Fête – Notre Dame des Neiges Fair
Aug 05 to 06 – Courchevel X-Trail
Aug 05 to 06 – Fête à Fanfoué, Méribel
Aug 06 to 12 – August Kids Week, La Tania
Aug 07 to 08 – Multibike, VTT/MTB Méribel
Aug 11 to 12 – Summer Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2014, Le Praz Ski Jump (our race UP the jump too!)
Aug 15 – Fête des Bûcherons, The Lumberjack Championships, La Tania
Aug 15 – Courchevel Shop Clearance Sale and Tovets Fair
Aug 18 – Aquafitness Night at Aquamotion – Aquafitness in the pool in a clubbing atmosphere!
Aug 25 to 27 – The Triumph Cruisers Motorcycle Meet 2017 in La Tania, BBQs, Live Music, Ride Outs etc.
Aug 26 – Ski Lodge Closing Party for Summer with Livewire and The Hillbillys

September 2017
Sep 01 – Lifts close for Summer
Sep 01 – Malta v England, World Cup Qualifier
Sep 04 – England v Slovakia, World Cup Qualifier, Wembley
Sep 30 – Tignes / Grande Motte Ski Area opens for the Winter Season 2018


Winter 2017 / 2018

October 2017
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 – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania open for the Winter Season
Nov 18 – Val Thorens opening / preview / rehearsal weekend for Winter 2018
Nov 25 – La Grande Première, Val Thorens Official Opening Event for Winter Season 2018
Nov – Ski Force & Rock On Snowboard Tour. 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 – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter Season 2018
Dec – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup 2018 in Val Thorens
Dec – Hotel Telemark, La Tania Opening Night
Dec – La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2018
Dec – The Ski Lodge Opening Party
Dec 09 – Courchevel 1850, & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2018
Dec – La Saucisse Savoyarde – La Tania’s Delicatessen opens!
Dec – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
Dec 16 – La Tania Lifts Open for Winter 2018
Dec – La Taiga Opening Party
Dec – Snowboard Cross European Tour, Val Thorens
Dec – latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome Party at Pub Le Ski Lodge
Dec – 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)

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 – Kids Fortnight in La Tania with special events for children of all ages.
Feb 13 – Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party at the Ski Lodge
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s Day. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party at The Ski Lodge
Feb 17 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat), it will snow today!
Feb – Verdons by Night XXL Chamallows Party – Dance Party following the night skiing in The Family Park

March 2018
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
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 – St Patrick’s Day – A big Ski Lodge Murphy’s night with a Special Bring Your Sisters gig
Mar 17 – The Six Nations Rugby final day of matches…
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 02 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2017
Apr – The 3 Vallées Enduro 2017. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all – across the 3 Valleys
Apr – 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 – 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

June 2018
Jun 14 to Jul 15 – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia