What’s On in La Tania & The 3 Valleys – The Full 2019 / 2020 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.

Summer 2019

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
May 12 – The inaugural first official cycle climb of the tarmac route up the Col de la Loze to 2304m

June 2019
Jun 01 – The Méribel Fly Fishing Trophy – Altiport Lake, Méribel
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
Jun 14 – Cinema Night
Jun 21 – Fête de la Musique Courchevel Le Praz
Jun 22 – Fête de la Saint-Jean, La Perrière
Jun 30 – Col de la Loze Cycle Race – race up to 2304m

July 2019
Jul 05 – Cinema Night
Jul 06 – 3 Valleys Lifts open for Summer
Jul 06 – Red Bull 400 race up the Le Praz Ski Jump (like we started in 2002)
Jul 06 to 28 – Le Tour de France
Jul 08 to 12 – La Tania Theatre Festival
Jul 13 – Bastille Day, French National Day FIREWORKS IN LA TANIA!!!
Jul 13 to 14 – Les 3 Vallées Addict Tour 2019. Mountain Bikes across 3V
Jul 14 to 21 – Le festival des arts de la magie
Jul 17 – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
Jul 18 – Beaufort expérience
Jul 19 – Conference: 50 Years of Concorde & The 747, Méribel Auditorium
Jul 19 to 21 – Méribel Air Show
Jul 20 to 21 – Fête de la Madelon, Le Praz
Jul 21 – L’Étape du Tour de France – Ride the same route to Val Thorens
Jul 27 – Tour de France Stage 20 – Albertville to Val Thorens
Jul 28 – Fly Courchevel
Jul 28 – Col de la Loze Cycle Race – race up to 2304m
Jul 31 – Theatre Night

August 2019
Aug 01 – Ice Skating Gala, Courchevel 1850
Aug 02 – Cinema Night
Aug 03 to 04 – Fête Notre-Dame des Neiges, Courchevel Moriond 1650
Aug 05 to 11 – The Val Thorens Summit Games
Aug 09 to 10 – Summer Ski Jumping World Cup, Le Praz Ski Jump
Aug 11 to 16 – Le festival des arts de la magie
Aug 14 – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
Aug 15 – Fête des Tovets, Courchevel 1850
Aug 15 – Grande braderie des commerçants – shop clearance sales
Aug 16 to 18 – Triumph Bikers Mountain Meet in La Tania
Aug 17 to 18 – Fête au Village, Courchevel Village 1550
Aug 17 to 18 – Alping Golf Cup
Aug 17 to 21 – Méribel Golf Show Pro-Am, Méribel Golf, Méribel Altiport
Aug 18 – Courchevel X3 Triathlon
Aug 23 to Aug 25 – MaxiAvalanche Series 2018 Enduro MTB Comp, Méribel
Aug 24 to 25 – Clay Pigeon Shooting Comp, Ball Trap, Near Méribel Village
Aug 25 – Fête des Bûcherons, The Lumberjack Championships, La Tania
Aug 26 – La Haute Route Alpes, Cycling Race
Aug 30 – 3 Valleys lifts close for Summer

 

Winter 2019 / 2020

October 2019
tbc – Tignes Glacier Opens for Winter 2020
Oct 24 to 27 – The London Ski & Snowboard Festival, Battersea Park

November 2019
Nov 23 –  Val Thorens Schedule to open
tbc – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania open for the Winter Season 2020
tbc – La Grande Première, Val Thorens Official Winter Opening 2020
tbc – VT Promo, Test out all the latest ski equipment, clothing & kit
tbc – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens
Nov 30 – Orelle sheduled to open

December 2019
tbc – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter
tbc – Andros Trophy Val Thorens. Car & Bike racing on ice.
tbc – – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup
Dec 07 – Courchevel 1850, & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2020
Dec ??- La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2020
tbc – – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
tbc – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
Dec 14 – La Tania & Courchevel Moriond 1650 Lifts Open for Winter 2020
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome Do
tbc – Ladies Audi FIS Alpine World Cup 2020 Slalom/GS Stade 1850
Dec 24 – Santa Visits La Tania on his sleigh
Dec 24 – Christmas Party at The Ski Lodge
Dec 25 – Christmas Day, Yes, the lifts are open today
Dec 26 – Boxing Day
Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve Party in La Tania WITH FIREWORKS!!!

January 2020
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 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 56th Birthday

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

February 2020
tbc – The Six Nations opening weekend of matches…
tbc – Last lifts open until later from today, up to 30mins extra skiing
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
tbc – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique
Feb 15 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat)
tbc – Bozel Torch Lit Descent at 19:30
Feb 25 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party at The Ski Lodge

March 2020
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
tbc – Finale Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique, all Courchevels
tbc – Geneva Motor Show – expect additional traffic near airport
tbc – White Ink Tatto Show, Le Praz (tbc)
tbc – Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mexican Night
tbc – The Six Nations Rugby 2020 final day of matches…
Mar 17 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Saint Patrick’s Day
tbc – Ronnie Loves Music Festival 2020, Rond Point, Meribel
tbc – Fly Courchevel Festival
Mar 22 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
Mar 29 – Clocks go forward 1am. Don’t be late for work/flights/transfers/etc
tbc – Derby du Roc Merlet, the mad, mass race with Le Mans type start all the way down to 1650

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

April 2020
tbc – The 3 Vallées Enduro 2020. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all across the 3 Valleys
tbc – The 20th Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards 2020 (tbc)
tbc – The 3 Valleys Charity Day, Méribel Village
tbc – The La Tania Charity Ball at La Taiga Restaurant
Apr 10 – EASTER Good Friday 2020
Apr 12 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2020
tbc – La Taiga Closing Night
tbc – Ski Lodge Closing Night
Apr 19 – La Tania and Courchevel Moriond 1650 lifts close
Apr 23 – St George’s Day
Apr 26 – Courchevel, Meribel & Mottaret lifts scheduled to close
tbc – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

May 2020
03 May – Val Thorens and Orelle lifts scheduled to close