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

Summer 2018

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May 2018
May 08 – War Memorial Day, Saint-Bon
May 13 – Fishing Competition Le Praz. 100Kg of trout being introduced in to the Lake.
May 27 – Bring Your Sisters in the UK – The Oxshott Gig

June 2018
Jun 01 – Meribel Golf Course opens for Summer
Jun 02 – England v Nigeria. Friendly 18:15
Jun 03 – Val d’Isere opens for Summer Skiing
Jun 07 – England v Costa Rica. Friendly 21:00
Jun 14 – Premiership Fixtures Released
Jun 14 to Jul 15 – 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia
Jun 15 – Le Farçon, La Tania’s Michelin Star Restaurant opens for Summer
Jun 18 – England v Tunisia. World Cup 20:00
Jun 24 – England v Panama. World Cup 14:00
Jun 23 – Tignes opens for Summer Skiing
Jun 23 – Fête de la Saint-Jean, La Perrière
Jun 28 – England v Belgium. World Cup 20:00
Jun 28- Pub Le Ski Lodge Opening Night for Summer
Jun 30 to Jul 02 – La Tania Amateur Theatre Festival

July 2018
Jul 01 – Open Day at the Courchevel Equestrian Centre
Jul 01 – Tougnette 1 lift, Méribel opens for Summer
Jul 04 – First of the La Tania Giant Barbecues in the Forest…
Jul 07 – 3 Valleys Lifts open for Summer (La Tania & Courchevel open every day except Saturday)
Jul 07 to 08 – Les 3 Vallées Addict Tour 2018. Mountain Bike Competitions across The Three Valleys
Jul 07 to 29 – Le Tour de France (Jul 19 in Moûtiers)
Jul 11 – La Tania Giant Barbecue in the Forest
Jul 12 – Aquamotion Live Music, Sian Hayley-Smith 19:30
Jul 12 to 15 – Musilac 2018, Aix Les Bains inc Depeche Mode, Simple Minds, The Stranglers & Deep Purple
Jul 13 – Firework and Summer Ball
Jul 13 – Val d’Isere Summer Skiing area closes
Jul 14 – Fireworks and Party, Bastille Day, French National Day. La Tania, Les Allues etc.
Jul 14 – Courchevel Shop Clearance Sale
Jul 14 to 15 Coupe de France ATV Trials – BMX Trials Comp
Jul 15 – World Cup Final, Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow 17:00
Jul 16 – Fly Fishing Competition, Meribel Trophy
Jul 17 – Le Tour de France. Annecy to Le Grand-Bornand
Jul 18 – Le Tour de France. Albertville to La Rosière Espace San Bernardo
Jul 18 – La Tania Giant Barbecue in the Forest
Jul 19 – Le Tour de France. Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs to Alpe d’Huez (via Moûtiers)
Jul 19 – Aquamotion Live Music, Blazin’ Strings 19:30
Jul 21 to 22 – La Fête de Madelon, Le Praz
Jul 21 to 27 – Sports Addict Week, Val Thorens
Jul 21 – Red Bull 400. Extreme Race up to the top of the Le Praz Ski Jump
Jul 21 to Aug 04 – Well-Being Fortnight, La Tania. Massages, spa trips, aqua gym, fitness courses, etc.
Jul 22 – French Ski Schools ESF Golf Competition, Méribel Golf
Jul 25 – Fireworks and Symphony around the lake, Le Praz
Jul 22 – The e-Bike Rally, Les Menuires
Jul ?? – Bouc Blanc Race: Annual 7km / 600m vertical running race up to the Bouc Blanc restaurant
Jul 26 – Meribel Cyclo
Jul 26 – Aquamotion Live Music, Reel Relish 19:30
Jul 28 to 29 – Local Heritage Meetings
Jul 30 – Kachtelane Show – Clown Show, Les Menuires

August 2018
Aug 01 – La Tania Giant Barbecue in the Forest
Aug 02 – Ice Skating Gala, Courchevel 1850 Patinoire du Forum 20:00
Aug 02 – Aquamotion Live Music, Ben Vickers 19:30
Aug 03 to 05 – The Triumph Cruisers Motorcycle Meet 2018 in La Tania, BBQs, Live Music, Ride Outs etc.
Aug 03 to 10 – VT Summit Games, Val Thorens
Aug 04 – Plum KV Courchevel Trail Cycling Competition
Aug 04 to 05 – Courchevel 1650 Fête – Notre Dame des Neiges Fair
Aug 04 to 05 – Fête à Fanfoué, Les Allues, Méribel
Aug 04 to 05 – Courchevel New Balance X-Trail
Aug 04 to 10 – Dance Festival, Courchevel
Aug 04 to 11 – Ayurveda, Hiking, Yoga and Meditation Retreat in La Tania. More info…
Aug 04 to 17 – Méribel Air Show, Altiport, Méribel (and look up!)
Aug 05 – Tignes Summer Skiing area closes
Aug 08 – La Tania Giant Barbecue in the Forest
Aug 09 – Meribel Cyclo
Aug 09 – Aquamotion Live Music, Fernando 19:30
Aug 10 to 11 – Summer Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2018, Le Praz Ski Jump (our race UP the jump too!)
Aug 10 to 15 – Fly Courchevel – Air Show
Aug 11 – Premiership Season Kicks Off (but a Friday night game on Aug 10 too)
Aug 11 – Vertical Kilometre Trail, Meribel
Aug 12 to 19 – Ayurveda, Hiking, Yoga and Meditation Retreat in La Tania. More info…
Aug 14 – Zen Party, Aquamotion
Aug 15 – Fête des Bûcherons, The Lumberjack Championships, La Tania
Aug 15 – Courchevel Shop Clearance Sale
Aug 15 – Tovets Fête
Aug 16 – Beaufort Experience
Aug 16 – Aquamotion Live Music, Flynn 19:30
Aug 17 – French Mountain Bike Championship, Les Menuires
Aug 18 to 19 – Courchevel Village Fête
Aug 18 to 22 – Pro-Am Golf Championship, Méribel Golf
Aug 18 to 24 – Sports Addict Week, Val Thorens
Aug 19 – Courchevel Triathlon
Aug 19 – Beaufort Experience
Aug 21 – Kachtelane Show – Clown Show, Meribel
Aug 22 – La Tania Giant Barbecue in the Forest
Aug 23 – Tour of the Future. Young Riders Cycling Comp, Moûtiers to Méribel Stage
Aug 29 to 31 – Koëhl Insurance Meribel Golf Trophy
Aug 29 – La Tania Giant Barbecue in the Forest
Aug ?? – Ski Lodge Closing Party for Summer
Aug 31 – 3 Valleys lifts close for Summer

 

September 2018
Sep 08 – England v Spain. UEFA Nations League
Sep 11 – England v Switzerland. Friendly (Leicester)
Sep 29 – Tignes / Grande Motte Ski Area opens for the Winter Season 2019

Winter 2018 / 2019

October 2018
Oct – 3 Valleys Promo Dubai
Oct 12 – Croatia v England. UEFA Nations League (Behind closed doors)
Oct 15 – Spain v England. UEFA Nations League (Seville)
Oct 25 to 28 – The Ski & Snowboard Show 2018 at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London

November 2018
Nov – 3 Valleys Promo London
Nov – 3 Valleys Brussels Promo
Nov 15 – England v USA. Friendly
Nov 17 – TBC Val Thorens opening / preview / rehearsal weekend for Winter 2019
Nov 18 – England v Croatia. UEFA Nations League,
Nov – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania open for the Winter Season 2019
Nov – 3 Valleys Promo Lyon
Nov 24 – TBC La Grande Première, Val Thorens Official Opening Event for Winter Season 2019
Nov 24 to 25 – TBC VT Promo, Test out all the latest ski equipment, clothing & kit
Nov – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens for the Winter Season 2019

December 2018
Dec – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter Season 2019 at 17:00
Dec – Andros Trophy Val Thorens. Car & Bike racing on ice.
Dec – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup 2019 in Val Thorens
Dec – Hotel Telemark, La Tania Opening Night
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 – 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 – 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 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 really 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 Week
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 half an hour skiing available
Feb – Six Resorts Rugby on Snow Tournament, Val Thorens
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s Day. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
Feb – Verdons by Night XXL Chamallows Party – Dance Party following the night skiing in The Family Park
Feb Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique – Fireworks Festival, 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 of all ages.
Feb – Ski Show Instructors Display in Courchevel
Feb ?? – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Pirate Night with LiveWire
Feb ?? – Ski Show Courchevel 1850
Feb ?? – Ski Show Méribel – Méribel’s 80th Birthday Celebrations

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 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique – Fireworks Festival, Courchevel
Mar 16 – The Six Nations Rugby 2019 final day of matches…
Mar 17 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Saint Patrick’s Day
Mar – European Gay Ski Week
Mar – Ronnie Loves Music Festival 2019, Rond Point, Meribel
Mar – FestiVAL Tho 2019 – Dance Music / EuroTrash Festival
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 – 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 – 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 etc
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 for Charities in UK & France, Méribel Village
Apr – La Taiga Closing Night
Apr 14 – La Tania, Le Praz, 1550 and 1650 lifts scheduled to close TBC maybe 22/4
Apr – Ski Lodge Closing Night
Apr 19 – EASTER Good Friday 2019
Apr 22 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2019
Apr 22 – Courchevel and Méribel / Mottaret lifts scheduled to close
Apr 23 – St George’s Day
Apr – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

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

 

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