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

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Updated during Summer and Winter seasons

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 Sons 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 23 – 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 01 – 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 08 – Courchevel 1850, & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2019
Dec 08 – Pub Le Ski Lodge 25th Birthday Party (from 23:00)
Dec 08 – 24 Hours Les Menuires opening promotion
Dec 15 – La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2019
Dec 14 – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
Dec 15 to 22 – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
Dec 15 – La Tania Lifts Open for Winter 2019
Dec 15 – La Tania Lifts Opening Party with DJ Fred & Hook from 14:00
Dec 15 to 16 – French Ski Mountaneering Championships, Meribel
Dec 17 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome Do
Dec 21 to 22 – Ladies Audi FIS Alpine World Cup 2019 Slalom/GS Stade 1850
Dec 24 – Santa Visits La Tania on his sleigh 15:00 – 15:30
Dec 24 – Christmas Party at The Ski Lodge
Dec 25 – Christmas Day (Tuesday). Yes, the lifts are open today
Dec 25 – Santa visits La Tania apartments from 08:30, book at Tourist Office
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  Cancelled by the Mairie for a massive rave in 1850 instead….

January 2019
Jan 01 – New Year’s Day (Tue) – Anyone skiing? Lifts may open 15 mins late!
Jan 06 – Russian Christmas Day… Only noticed over in Courchevel 1850
Jan 08 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: School Disco
Jan 14 to 18 – Wellness week in Brides Les Bains
Jan 15 to 17 – Slopestyle French Cup – Open FIS, Meribel
Jan 15 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Pirate Night
Jan 22 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Fictional Characters
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 Sun 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 30mins extra skiing
Feb 10 – La Tania Welcome Drink & Presentation outside Tourist Office 16:30
Feb 11 – Ski Show Courchevel 1650 Moriond 19:00
Feb 12 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Cops n Robbers
Feb 13 – La Tania Torch Lit Descent at 18:30. Register at the Tourist Office.
Feb 13 – Verdons Floodlit Night Skiing 6-8pm €11 (free with 6-day 3v pass)
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
Feb 14 to Mar 07 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique
Feb 14 – Fireworks Festival, Courchevel 1550 Village 19:30
Feb 15 – Plum KV Race – Courchevel
Feb 16 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat)
Feb 17 – La Tania Welcome Drink & Presentation outside Tourist Office 16:30
Feb 17 to 03 Mar – Kids Fortnight in La Tania, special events for children
Feb 18 – Ski Show, Torchlit Descent & Fireworks – Courch 1550 Village 19:00
Feb 18 – Ice Skating Gala Courchevel 1850. Adult €6, Child under 13 €4.
Feb 19 – Bozel Torch Lit Descent at 19:30
Feb 20 – La Tania Torch Lit Descent at 18:30. Register at the Tourist Office.
Feb 20 – Verdons Floodlit Night Skiing 6-8pm €11 (free with 6-day 3v pass)
Feb 21 – Surfing Contest at Aquamotion Surf Wave from 19:00
Feb 21 – Fireworks Festival, Courchevel 1850 starting 19:30
Feb 24 – La Tania Welcome Drink & Presentation outside Tourist Office 16:30
Feb 25 – Ski Show Courchevel 1850 from 19:00
Feb 26 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Disney Party
Feb 26 – Ice Skating Gala Courchevel 1850. Adult €6, Child under 13 €4.
Feb 27 – La Tania Torch Lit Descent at 18:30. Register at the Tourist Office.
Feb 27 – Verdons Floodlit Night Skiing 6-8pm €11 (free with 6-day 3v pass)
Feb 28 – Fireworks Festival, Courchevel 1650 Moriond 19:30

March 2019
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
Mar 03 – La Tania Welcome Drink/Presentation outside Tourist Office 16:30
Mar 04 – Ice Skating Gala Courchevel 1850. Adult €6, Child under 13 €4.
Mar 05 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party at The Ski Lodge
Mar 05 – Fireworks Festival, Le Praz 19:30
Mar 06 – La Tania Torch Lit Descent at 18:30. Register at the Tourist Office.
Mar 06 – Fireworks Festival and Light Show, La Tania 19:30
Mar 06 – Verdons Floodlit Night Skiing 6-8pm €11 (free with 6-day 3v pass)
Mar 07 – Finale Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique, all Courchevels
Mar 07 to 17 – Geneva Motor Show – expect additional traffic near airport
Mar 09 to 11 – White Ink Tatto Show, Le Praz (tbc)
Mar 11 to 15 – Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
Mar 12 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mexican Night
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 18 to 22 – Ronnie Loves Music Festival 2019, Rond Point, Meribel
Mar 21 – 23 Ski and Canvas Film Festival, Courchevel
Mar 23 to 24 – ESF Kids Contest, Courchevel 1650
Mar 26 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Cross Dress Party
Mar 30 to 31 – Fly Courchevel Festival
Mar 31 – Clocks go forward 1am. Don’t be late for work/flights/transfers/etc
Mar 31 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
Mar 31 – Derby du Roc Merlet, the mad, mass race with Le Mans type start all the way down to 1650

Easter 2019
Good Friday 19 Apr
Easter Monday 22 Apr

April 2019
Apr 02 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Shorts n Shades Beach Party
Apr 07 – The 3 Vallées Enduro 2019. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all – across the 3 Valleys
Apr ?? – The 19th Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards 2019 (tbc)
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 (tbc)
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 (tbc)
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 05 – Tignes  Grande Motte Ski Area closes
May 05 – Val Thorens / Orelle Ski Area closes – The Last Day of The 3V Season

June 2019
Jun 06 – Netherlands v England Nations League Semi-Final, 20:45 Guimaraes
Jun 09 – England v Portugal or Switzerland, Nations League Final or 3rd PPO

French School Holidays Half Term Winter 2020
Sat 8 Feb 2020 to Sun 8 March 2020 split as follows:
Zone A – 22 Feb to 08 Mar 2020 – Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon , Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes, Toulouse
Zone B – 15 Feb to 01 Mar 2020 – Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Strasbourg
Zone C – 08 Feb to 23 Feb 2020 – Bordeaux, Créteil, Paris, Versailles

UK School Holidays Half Term Winter 2020:
Main Half Term Week is 15 Feb to 23 Feb 2020
Some UK Half Term Holidays 08 Feb to 16 Feb 2020

Easter 2020:
Good Friday 10 April 2020
Easter Sunday 12 April 2020