What’s On in La Tania & The 3 Valleys – The Full 2020 / 2021 Diary


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Updated during Summer and Winter seasons

Winter 2020 / 2021

October 2020
Oct 17 – Tignes Glacier Opens for Winter 2021
tbc – The London Ski & Snowboard Festival CANCELLED

November 2020
Nov 19 – Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Le Jardin in Le Praz TAKEWAY!
tbc – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania opens for the Winter Season 2021
Nov 20 – Members preview day at Val Thorens CANCELLED
Nov 21 – Val Thorens Schedule to open CANCELLED
Nov 21 to 22 – La Grande Première, VT Opening CANCELLED
tbc – VT Promo, test out all the latest ski equipment & gear
tbc – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter 2021 at 17:00
tbc – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens
Nov 28 – Orelle scheduled to open CANCELLED

December 2020
tbc – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup
tbc – Andros Trophy Val Thorens, Car & Motorcycle racing on ice
tbc – Varsity Trip Val Thorens, The World’s Biggest Student Ski Trip
tbc – Courchevel 1850 & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2021
tbc – La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2021
tbc – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
tbc – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
tbc – La Tania & Courchevel Moriond 1650 Lifts Open for Winter 2021
tbc – www.latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome Party
Dec 12 to 13 – Ladies Audi FIS Alpine World Cup 2021 Giant Slalom, Stade 1850
Dec 22 – Santa Visits La Tania
Dec 24 – Christmas Party at The Ski Lodge CANCELLED
Dec 25 – Christmas Day
Dec 26 – Boxing Day
tbc – Ladies Night Tour FFS Parallel Slalom, Stade 1850
Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve Party in La Tania CANCELLED

January 2021
Jan 01 – New Year’s Day (Tue)
Jan 06 – Russian Christmas Day… Only noticed over in Courchevel 1850
Jan 25 – Burns Night
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Australia Day
Jan 23 to Jan 31 – The #OldSchool #OldGits Week
tbc – Derby du Roc Merlet, mad race with Le Mans type start down to 1650
Jan 30 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Toss the Boss, T. Wall’s 56th Birthday

French School Holidays Half Term Winter 2021
Sat 8 Feb 2020 to Sun 8 March 2020 split as follows:
Zone A – 06 Feb to 21 Feb 2021 – SW & Central France from the Atlantic coast to the Swiss border including Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon , Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes & Toulouse.
Zone B – 20 Feb to 07 Mar 2021 – Provence & Northern France from the Loire to Alsace (excluding Paris) including Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen & Strasbourg.
Zone C – 13 Feb to 28 Feb 2021 – Greater Paris and Central Southern France including Bordeaux, Créteil & Versailles

UK School Holidays Half Term Winter 2021:
Main Half Term Week is 13 Feb to 20 Feb 2021
Some UK Half Term Holidays 06 Feb to 13 Feb 2021

February 2021
Feb 06 to 07 – The 2021 Six Nations opening weekend of matches…
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Pirate Night
tbc  – French Medics Ski Championships
Feb 06 – Last lifts open until later, up to 30mins extra skiing (tbc)
tbc – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks & skiing display, 1550
tbc  – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks in 1650
Feb 13 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat)
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
Feb 16 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party…
tbc  – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, 1650
tbc  – Torch Lit Descent on Piste M with Piste Basher Show 18:30
tbc  – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks in 1850
tbc – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, 1850
tbc – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks in 1550

March 2021
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: School Disco
tbc – Finale Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. More Fireworks in 1850
tbc – Geneva Motor Show – expect additional traffic near airport
tbc- Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mexican Night
Mar 14 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
Mar 20 – The Six Nations Rugby 2021 final day of matches…
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Saint Patrick’s Day
tbc – Ronnie Loves Music Festival, Rond Point, Meribel (tbc)
tbc – Ski et Toiles Festival – Free Film Premieres in Courchevel
tbc – The Kid Contest ski and snowboard competition for 10-18 year olds
tbc – White Ink Tattoo Show including Mountain Art & Hip-Hop
tbc – Festi Val Tho – The Chalets du Thorens Mega Party
tbc – French Ski Jumping Championships, Le Praz
tbc – Fly Courchevel Festival
Mar 28 – Clocks go forward 1am. Don’t be late for work/flights/transfers/etc

Easter 2021:
Good Friday 02 April 2021
Easter Sunday 04 April 2021

April 2021
tbc – The 3 Vallées Enduro 2021. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all across the 3 Valleys
tbc – The 20th Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards 2021
tbc – Board Game Festival, Courchevel
Apr 02 – EASTER Good Friday 2021
Apr 05 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2021
Apr 07 – The 3 Valleys Charity Day 2021, Méribel Village TBC
tbc – The La Tania Charity Ball at La Taiga Restaurant
tbc – International Ice Hockey Tournament
tbc – Folie Douce Courchevel Festival – Front de Neige 1850
tbc – La Taiga Closing Night
tbc – Ski Lodge Closing Night
Apr 17 – La Tania and Courchevel Moriond 1650 lifts close
tbc – Dynastar X3 Triathlon – Cycling, Trail Running & Ski Touring
Apr 23 – St George’s Day
Apr 23 – Courchevel, Meribel & Mottaret lifts scheduled to close
tbc – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

May 2021
09 May – Val Thorens and Orelle lifts scheduled to close

The Week In Winter…

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 at the Ski Lodge DJ Shot Night

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

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 with the biggest Apres Ski of the week…

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