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

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 2020 – All Subject to Revision or Cancellation

May 2020
May 10 – Col de la Loze Cycling Time Trial CANCELLED

June 2020
tbc – The Méribel Fly Fishing Trophy – Altiport Lake, Méribel
Jun 12 – UEFA EURO 2020 begins in Rome CANCELLED
Jun 14 – England v Croatia, Wembley Stadium 14:00 – Euro 2020 CANCELLED
tbc – Fête de la Musique Courchevel Le Praz
Jun 19 – Fête de la Saint-Jean, La Perrière
Jun 19 – England v Path C Winner, Wembley – Euro 2020 CANCELLED
Jun 23 – England v Czech Republic, Wembley – Euro 2020 CANCELLED
Jun 27 to Jul 19 – Tour de France 2020 Postponed

July 2020
Jul 04 – 3 Valleys Lifts open for Summer
tbc – Red Bull 400 race up the Le Praz Ski Jump (like we started in 2002)
Jul 06 to 10 – La Tania Theatre Festival
tbc – Les 3 Vallées Addict Tour 2020. Mountain Bikes across 3V
Jul 12 – Col de la Loze Cycling Time Trial
Jul 12 – UEFA EURO 2020 Final, Wembley Stadium CANCELLED
Jul 14 – Bastille Day, French National Day
Jul 15 – Tour de France stage finish at Col de la Loze, La Tania Postponed to 16 Sep
Jul 16 – Tour de France stage start in Méribel Postponed to 17 Sep
Jul 19 – Fête des Bûcherons, The Lumberjack Championships, La Tania
tbc – Le festival des arts de la magie
tbc – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
tbc – Beaufort expérience
tbc – Méribel Air Show
Jul 26 – Fête de la Madelon, Le Praz
tbc – Fly Courchevel

August 2020
tbc – Ice Skating Gala, Courchevel 1850
Aug 01 to 02 – Fête Notre-Dame des Neiges, Courchevel Moriond 1650
tbc – The Val Thorens Summit Games
Aug 07 to 08 – Summer Ski Jumping Le Praz Ski Jump CANCELLED
tbc – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
Aug 15 – Fête des Tovets, Courchevel 1850
Aug 15 – Grande braderie des commerçants – shop clearance sales
Aug 16 – Courchevel X3 Triathlon
Aug 22 to 23 – Fête au Village, Courchevel Village 1550
tbc – Alping Golf Cup
Aug 23Col de la Loze Cycling Time Trial
tbc – Méribel Golf Show Pro-Am, Méribel Golf, Méribel Altiport
tbc – La Haute Route Alpes, Cycling Race
Aug 28 – 3 Valleys lifts close for Summer

Winter 2020 / 2021

October 2020
tbc – Tignes Glacier Opens for Winter 2021
tbc – The London Ski & Snowboard Festival now Hemel ?

November 2020
Nov 19 – Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Drop Inn etc Le Praz
tbc – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania opens for the Winter Season 2021
Nov 21 – Val Thorens Schedule to open
tbc – La Grande Première, Val Thorens Official Winter Opening
tbc – VT Promo, test out all the latest ski equipment & gear
tbc – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter 2021 at 17:00
tbc – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens
Nov 28 – Orelle scheduled to open

December 2020
tbc – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup
tbc – Andros Trophy Val Thorens, Car & Motorcycle racing on ice
tbc – Varsity Trip Val Thorens, The World’s Biggest Student Ski Trip
Dec 05 – Courchevel 1850 & Meribel lifts scheduled to open for Winter 2021
tbc – La Taiga Restaurant / Bar, La Tania opens for Winter Season 2021
tbc – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
tbc – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
Dec 12 – La Tania & Courchevel Moriond 1650 Lifts Open for Winter 2021
tbc – www.latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome and 20th Anniversary Party
tbc – Ladies Audi FIS Alpine World Cup 2021 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
tbc – Ladies Night Tour FFS Parallel Slalom, Stade 1850
Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve Party in La Tania

January 2021
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
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Australia Day
Jan 23 to Jan 31 – The #OldSchool Week
tbc – Derby du Roc Merlet, mad race with Le Mans type start down to 1650
Jan 30 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Toss the Boss, T. Wall’s 56th Birthday

French School Holidays Half Term Winter 2021
Sat 8 Feb 2020 to Sun 8 March 2020 split as follows:
Zone A – 06 Feb to 21 Feb 2021 – SW & Central France from the Atlantic coast to the Swiss border including Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon , Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes & Toulouse.
Zone B – 20 Feb to 07 Mar 2021 – Provence & Northern France from the Loire to Alsace (excluding Paris) including Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen & Strasbourg.
Zone C – 13 Feb to 28 Feb 2021 – Greater Paris and Central Southern France including Bordeaux, Créteil & Versailles

UK School Holidays Half Term Winter 2021:
Main Half Term Week is 13 Feb to 20 Feb 2021
Some UK Half Term Holidays 06 Feb to 13 Feb 2021

February 2021
Feb 06 to 07 – The 2021 Six Nations opening weekend of matches…
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Pirate Night
tbc  – French Medics Ski Championships
Feb 06 – Last lifts open until later, up to 30mins extra skiing (tbc)
tbc – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks & skiing display, 1550
tbc  – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks in 1650
Feb 13 – The worst transfer day of the season (main half term Sat)
Feb 14 – St Valentine’s. There’ll be a Red, Amber, Green party somewhere…
Feb 16 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Massive fancy dress Carnival Party…
tbc  – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, 1650
tbc  – Torch Lit Descent on Piste M with Piste Basher Show 18:30
tbc  – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks in 1850
tbc – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, 1850
tbc – Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks in 1550

March 2021
Mar 01 – St David’s Day
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: School Disco
tbc – Finale Festival International d’Art Pyrotechnique. More Fireworks in 1850
tbc – Geneva Motor Show – expect additional traffic near airport
tbc- Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mexican Night
Mar 14 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
Mar 20 – The Six Nations Rugby 2021 final day of matches…
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Saint Patrick’s Day
tbc – Ronnie Loves Music Festival, Rond Point, Meribel (tbc)
tbc – Ski et Toiles Festival – Free Film Premieres in Courchevel
tbc – The Kid Contest ski and snowboard competition for 10-18 year olds
tbc – White Ink Tattoo Show including Mountain Art & Hip-Hop
tbc – Festi Val Tho – The Chalets du Thorens Mega Party
tbc – French Ski Jumping Championships, Le Praz
tbc – Fly Courchevel Festival
Mar 28 – Clocks go forward 1am. Don’t be late for work/flights/transfers/etc

Easter 2021:
Good Friday 02 April 2021
Easter Sunday 04 April 2021

April 2021
tbc – The 3 Vallées Enduro 2021. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all across the 3 Valleys
tbc – The 20th Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards 2021
tbc – Board Game Festival, Courchevel
Apr 02 – EASTER Good Friday 2021
Apr 05 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday 2021
Apr 07 – The 3 Valleys Charity Day 2021, Méribel Village TBC
tbc – The La Tania Charity Ball at La Taiga Restaurant
tbc – International Ice Hockey Tournament
tbc – Folie Douce Courchevel Festival – Front de Neige 1850
tbc – La Taiga Closing Night
tbc – Ski Lodge Closing Night
Apr 17 – La Tania and Courchevel Moriond 1650 lifts close
tbc – Dynastar X3 Triathlon – Cycling, Trail Running & Ski Touring
Apr 23 – St George’s Day
Apr 23 – Courchevel, Meribel & Mottaret lifts scheduled to close
tbc – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

May 2021
09 May – Val Thorens and Orelle lifts scheduled to close