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

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 2019 / 2020

October 2019
Oct 11 – England Away v Czech Republic in Prague. Euro Qualifier
Oct 14 – England Away v Bulgaria in Sofia. Euro Qualifier
Oct 19 – Tignes Glacier Opens for Winter 2020
Oct 24 to 27 – The London Ski & Snowboard Festival 2019, Battersea Park

November 2019
Nov 07 – First snow falls down to La Tania resort level
Nov 17 – England Away v Kosovo in Pristina. Euro Qualifier
Nov 21 – Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Drop Inn etc Le Praz
Nov 22 – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania opens for the Winter Season 2020
Nov 23 – Val Thorens Schedule to open
Nov 23 to 24 – La Grande Première, Val Thorens Official Winter Opening
Nov 23 to 24 – VT Promo, test out all the latest ski equipment & gear
Nov 29 – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter 2020 at 17:00
Nov 30 – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens
Nov 30 – Orelle scheduled to open
Nov 30 UEFA EURO 2020 Finals Draw, Bucharest 18:00

December 2019
Dec 04 to 07 – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup
Dec 06 to 08 – Andros Trophy Val Thorens, Car & Motorcycle racing on ice
Dec 06 to 14 – Varsity Trip Val Thorens, The World’s Biggest Student Ski Trip
Dec 07 – Courchevel 1850 & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2020
Dec 13 – La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2020
Dec 13 – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
Dec 14 to 21 – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
Dec 14 – La Tania & Courchevel Moriond 1650 Lifts Open for Winter 2020
tbc – www.latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome and 20th Anniversary Party
Dec 17 – Ladies Audi FIS Alpine World Cup 2020 Giant Slalom, 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 27 – Ladies Night Tour FFS Parallel Slalom, Stade 1850
Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve Party in La Tania – FIREWORKS CONFIRMED!!!

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 25 to Feb 01 – The #OldSchool Week
Jan 24 to 25 – Derby du Roc Merlet, the mad, mass race with Le Mans type start all the way down to 1650 will be an individual time trail from 2020.
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
Feb 01 to 02 – The Six Nations opening weekend of matches…
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Pirate Night
Feb 01 to 02 – French Medics Ski Championships
Feb 08 – Last lifts open until later, up to 30mins extra skiing (tbc)
Feb 11 – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, Courchevel
Feb 13 – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique (through until Mar 05)
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
Feb 15 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat)
Feb 18 – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, Courchevel
Feb 19 – Bozel Torch Lit Descent at 19:30 (tbc)
Feb 25 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party
Feb 25 – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, Courchevel

March 2020
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: School Disco
Mar 03 – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, Courchevel
Mar 05 – Finale Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique, all Courchevels
Mar 05 to 15 – Geneva Motor Show – expect additional traffic near airport
Mar 09 to 13 – Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mexican Night
Mar 14 – The Six Nations Rugby 2020 final day of matches…
Mar 17 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Saint Patrick’s Day
Mar 16 to 20 – Ronnie Loves Music Festival 2020, Rond Point, Meribel (tbc)
Mar 19 to 21 – Ski et Toiles Festival – Free Film Premieres in Courchevel
Mar 22 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
Mar 22 – The Kid Contest ski and snowboard competition for 10-18 year olds
Mar 22 to 24 – White Ink Tattoo Show including Mountain Art & Hip-Hop
Mar 24 to 26 – Festi Val Tho – The Chalets du Thorens Mega Party
Mar 27 to 29 – French Ski Jumping Championships, Le Praz
Mar 28 to 29 – Fly Courchevel Festival
Mar 29 – Clocks go forward 1am. Don’t be late for work/flights/transfers/etc

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

April 2020
Apr 05 – 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
Apr 06 to 10 – Board Game Festival, Courchevel
Apr 08 – The 3 Valleys Charity Day 2020, Méribel Village
tbc – The La Tania Charity Ball at La Taiga Restaurant
Apr 08 to 12 – International Ice Hockey Tournament
Apr 10 – EASTER Good Friday 2020
Apr 11 to 13 – Folie Douce Courchevel Festival – Front de Neige 1850
Apr 11 – Winter Legacy by Alexis Pinturault – fun ski races for all
Apr 12 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2020
Apr 13 to 17 – Video Game Festival, Courchevel
tbc – La Taiga Closing Night
tbc – Ski Lodge Closing Night
Apr 19 – La Tania and Courchevel Moriond 1650 lifts close
Apr 19 – Dynastar X3 Triathlon – Cycling, Trail Running & Ski Touring
Apr 23 – St George’s Day
Apr 26 – Courchevel, Meribel & Mottaret lifts scheduled to close
Apr 25 to May 02 – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

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

Summer 2020

June 2020
tbc – The Méribel Fly Fishing Trophy – Altiport Lake, Méribel
Jun 12 – UEFA EURO 2020 begins in Rome
tbc – Fête de la Musique Courchevel Le Praz
tbc – Fête de la Saint-Jean, La Perrière
Jun 27 to Jul 19 – Tour de France 2020
tbc – Col de la Loze Cycle Race – race up to 2304m

July 2020
tbc – 3 Valleys Lifts open for Summer
tbc – Red Bull 400 race up the Le Praz Ski Jump (like we started in 2002)
tbc – La Tania Theatre Festival
tbc – Les 3 Vallées Addict Tour 2019. Mountain Bikes across 3V
Jul 12 – UEFA EURO 2020 Final, Wembley Stadium
Jul 14 – Bastille Day, French National Day
Jul 15 – Tour de France stage finish at Col de la Loze, La Tania
Jul 16 – Tour de France stage start in Méribel
tbc – Le festival des arts de la magie
tbc – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
tbc – Beaufort expérience
tbc – Méribel Air Show
tbc – Fête de la Madelon, Le Praz
tbc – Fly Courchevel
tbc – Col de la Loze Cycle Race – race up to 2304m

August 2020
tbc – Ice Skating Gala, Courchevel 1850
tbc – Fête Notre-Dame des Neiges, Courchevel Moriond 1650
tbc – The Val Thorens Summit Games
tbc – Summer Ski Jumping World Cup, Le Praz Ski Jump
tbc – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
tbc – Fête des Tovets, Courchevel 1850
tbc – Grande braderie des commerçants – shop clearance sales
tbc – Fête au Village, Courchevel Village 1550
tbc – Alping Golf Cup
tbc – Méribel Golf Show Pro-Am, Méribel Golf, Méribel Altiport
tbc – Courchevel X3 Triathlon
tbc – Fête des Bûcherons, The Lumberjack Championships, La Tania
tbc – La Haute Route Alpes, Cycling Race
tbc – 3 Valleys lifts close for Summer