What’s On in La Tania & The 3 Valleys – The Full 2018 / 2019 Diary

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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 – 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 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.

Winter 2018 / 2019

October 2018
Oct 12 – Croatia v England. UEFA Nations League (Behind closed doors)
Oct 15 – Spain v England. UEFA Nations League (Seville)
Oct 17 – Tignes Glacier Opens for Winter 2019
Oct 25 to 28 – The Ski & Snowboard Show at Battersea Evolution, London
Oct 27 – Sunset Son at The Ski Show and La Tania reunion

November 2018
Nov – 03 Valleys Brussels Promo
Nov 15 – England v USA. Friendly
Nov 17 to 22 –  Val Thorens Opening Week
Nov 18 – England v Croatia. UEFA Nations League,
Nov ?? – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania open for the Winter Season 2019
Nov 24 to 25 La Grande Première, Val Thorens Official Winter Opening 2019
Nov 24 to 25 – VT Promo, Test out all the latest ski equipment, clothing & kit
Nov 24 – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens for Winter 2019

December 2018
Dec ?? – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter Season 2019 at 17:00
Dec 08 – 25 Years of Pub Le Ski Lodge – The Anniversary Party (After 11pm)
Dec 08 to 09 – Andros Trophy Val Thorens. Car & Bike racing on ice.
Dec 04 to 09 – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup 2019 in Val Thorens
Dec – ?? La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2019
Dec – ?? The Ski Lodge Official Opening Party for Winter 2019
Dec 08 – Courchevel 1850, & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2019
Dec 08 – 24 Hours Les Menuires opening promotion
Dec ?? – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
Dec ?? – FIS Snowboard World Cup, Val Thorens, Val Thorens
Dec ?? – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
Dec 15 – La Tania Lifts Open for Winter 2019
Dec 15 to 16 – French Ski Mountaneering Championships, Meribel
Dec ?? – La Taiga Opening Party
Dec 17 – latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome Party at Pub Le Ski Lodge
Dec 21 to 22 – Ladies Audi FIS Alpine World Cup 2019 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 (Tuesday). Yes, the lifts are open today
Dec 26 – Boxing Day
Dec 27 – Ladies Night Tour, Courchevel
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 2019
Jan 01 – New Year’s Day (Tuesday) – Anyone skiing today? Lifts may open 15 mins late!
Jan 06 – Russian Christmas Day… Only noticed over in Courchevel 1850
Jan 14 to 18 – Wellness week in Brides Les Bains
Jan 15 to 17 – Slopestyle French Cup – Open FIS, Meribel
Jan 25 – Burns Night
Jan 26 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Australia Day
Jan 27 to Feb 03 – The #OldSchool long weekender
Jan 30 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Toss the Boss, T. Wall’s 55th Birthday

French School Holidays Winter 2019 – Sat 9 Feb 2019 to Sunday 10 March 2019 split as follows:
Zone A – 16 Feb to 03 Mar 2019 – Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon , Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes, Toulouse
Zone B – 09 Feb to 24 Feb 2019 – Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Strasbourg
Zone C – 23 Feb to 10 Mar 2019 – Bordeaux, Créteil, Paris, Versailles

February 2019
Feb 01 to 02 – The Six Nations Rugby 2019 opening weekend of matches…
Feb 02 – Last lifts open until later from today, up to an extra 30mins skiing a
Feb ?? – Six Resorts Rugby on Snow Tournament, Val Thorens/Les Menuires
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
Feb ?? – Verdons by Night XXL Chamallows Dance Party following night skiing in The Family Park
Feb 14 to Mar 07 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique – Fireworks Festival, Courchevel
Feb 15 – Plum KV Race – Courchevel
Feb 16 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat), it will snow today!
Feb ?? – Kids Fortnight in La Tania with special events for children
Feb ?? – Ski Show Instructors Display in Courchevel
Feb ?? – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Pirate Night
Feb ?? – Ski Show Courchevel 1850

March 2019
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
Mar 05 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party
Mar 07 – End of Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique – Courchevel
Mar 09 to 11 – White Ink Tatto Show, Le Praz (tbc)
Mar 11 to 15 – Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
Mar 16 – The Six Nations Rugby 2019 final day of matches…
Mar 17 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Saint Patrick’s Day
Mar 18 to 19 – French Under 16 & Under 18 Alpine Ski Championships
Mar ?? – Ronnie Loves Music Festival 2019, Rond Point, Meribel
Mar ?? – FestiVAL Tho 2019 – Dance Music / EuroTrash Festival
Mar 21 – 23 Ski and Canvas Film Festival, Courchevel
Mar 23 to 24 – ESF Kids Contest, Courchevel 1650
Mar 30 to 31 – Fly Courchevel
Mar 31 – Clocks go forward at 1am. Don’t be late for work/flights/transfers/lessons etc.
Mar 31 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
Mar 31 – Derby du Roc Merlet, the mad, mass race with Le Mans type start down to 1650

Easter 2019
Good Friday 19 Apr
Easter Monday 22 Apr

April 2019
Apr 07 – The 3 Vallées Enduro 2019. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all – across the 3 Valleys
Apr ?? – The La Tania Log Out Fortnight, go dark & off grid with Yoga, Workshops, Massages, Relaxation…
Apr ?? – La Tania Family Charity Fête. Family fun day with kids games, bouncy castle, ski race, BBQ etc.
Apr ?? – The 19th Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards 2019 at Pub Le Ski Lodge
Apr 10 – The 3 Valleys Charity Day, Méribel Village
Apr 14 – Dynastar X3 Mountain Triathlon, Courchevel
Apr 19 – EASTER Good Friday 2019
Apr ?? – La Taiga Closing Night
Apr 22 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2019
Apr 22 – Courchevel, Le Praz, 1550,1650 & 1850 lifts scheduled to close
Apr 22 – La Tania, Meribel & Mottaret lifts scheduled to close
Apr ??- Ski Lodge Closing Night
Apr 23 – St George’s Day
Apr 27 to May 04 – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

May 2019
May 01 – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area closes
May ?? – APOTHEOSE DAYS, end of season fun, Val Thorens
May 05 – Tignes  Grande Motte Ski Area closes
May 05 – Val Thorens / Orelle Ski Area closes – The Last Day of The 3 Valleys Season