3 Valleys Event Diary 2022

Always subject to change, availability, resources, weather, etc.
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Summer 2022

June 2022
tbc – Val d’Isère Summer Skiing opens for Summer
tbc –  Le Farcon, La Tania opens for Summer
tbc – The Méribel Fly Fishing Trophy, Altiport Lake
tbc – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Summer
tbc – Fête de la Saint-Jean, La Perrière
18 – Tignes Summer Skiing opens for Summer
tbc – Col de la Loze Cycling Time Trial

July 2022
01 to 03 – Punta Bagna,  Massive Motorcycle Festival in Courchevel
02 – Three Valleys Lifts open for Summer tbc
09 to 10 – 
Frappadingue, Le Praz
10 to 15 – Theatre Festival La Tania and Courchevel 1850
tbc – Red Bull 400 – The running race UP the Le Praz Ski Jump (we started this in 2002!)
tbc – Les 3 Vallées Addict Tour Mountain Bike Competition
tbc – Courchevel dans les Etoiles
tbc – Summer Skiing in Val d’Isère ends
14 – Concert Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
14 – Bastille Day, French National Day 
16 – Altifest – Terrasse du Pilatus
17 Fête des Bûcherons, Lumberjack Champs, La Tania
22 – Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
26 La Chambre à Musique – Auditorium
29 – La Chambre à Musique – Auditorium
tbc – Beaufort cheese production expérience
tbc – Pyrosymphonie Live
23 to 24 Fête de la Madelon, Le Praz
29 – Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
30 to 31 – Fête Notre-Dame des Neiges, Courchevel Moriond 1650

August 2022
03
– Fêtes Musicales de Savoie – Auditorium
tbc – Ice Skating Gala, Courchevel
tbc – Hoka One X Trail Courchevel
tbc – Summer Skiing in Tignes ends
tbc – The Val Thorens Summit Games
06 to 07 Summer Ski Jumping World Cup, Le Praz Ski Jump
08 to 12 – Magic Festival, La Tania and Courchevel 1850
10 – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie – Auditorium
tbc – First Flight / Flight Demos, Courchevel Altiport
12 – Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
15 Fête des Tovets, Courchevel
tbc – Grande braderie des commerçants, shop sales
14 Courchevel X3 Triathlon
17 – Fêtes Musicales de Savoie – Auditorium
19 – Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
19 to 21 – The Cycling Event, Courchevel 1850
tbc – Fête au Village, Courchevel Village 1550
tbc – Alpine Golf Cup
24 to 27 Tournoi International Junior de Patinage
tbc – Méribel Golf Show Pro-Am, Méribel Golf Course
tbc – 3 Valleys lifts close for Summer

The Week In Winter…

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. Motd drinks specials and Beer pong later on…

Sunday: A free welcome drink outside the Tourist Office (hopefully!) 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 – a big night this one! Apres music at The Chrome sometimes too (now Bistro Machet).

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 plus some après music at La Taiga.

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 (was O’Sullivan’s, Now Sully’s) Méribel until 6am.

Thursday: Live music in the Ski Lodge with the biggest Après Ski of the week…

Friday: Last night – packed Happy Hour, live music at Ski Lodge Après and usually Open Mic at La Taiga later on too.

Winter 2023

October 2022
tbc – Tignes Glacier Opens for Winter 

November 2022
tbc – Beaujolais Nouveau Night! Le Jardin, Le Praz
tbc – Members & Guests preview day at Val Thorens 
tbc – Val Thorens Schedule to open 
21 – England v Iran – World Cup Qatar 2022
tbc – La Grande Première & Ski Testing at VT Opening 
tbc – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania opens for Winter
25 – England v USA – World Cup Qatar 2022
tbc – La Taiga Restaurant, La Tania opens for Winter
tbc – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens
29 – England v UEFA Play Off – World Cup Qatar 2022
tbc – Val Thorens Decathlon Ski Testing

December 2022
tbc – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter
tbc – Varsity Trip VT, World’s Biggest Student Ski Trip
tbc – Orelle scheduled to open 
tbc – Courchevel 1850 & Méribel lifts open
tbc – Andros Trophy VT, Car & Motorcycle ice racing
tbc – Public Meeting with Mairie, La Tania Cinema 18:00
tbc – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup, Val Thorens
tbc – La Tania & Courchevel Moriond 1650 Lifts Open
tbc – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
tbc – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
18 – World Cup Final – World Cup Qatar 2022
tbc – Ladies FIS Alpine World Cup Giant Slalom, 1850
tbc – Ladies FIS Alpine World Cup GS (replaces Killington), 1850
tbc – Christmas Parade in La Tania
tbc – Christmas Party at The Ski Lodge
tbc – Christmas Village in La Tania 
tbc – Christmas Day (Sat). Yes, the lifts are open!
tbc – Boxing Day
tbc – New Year’s Eve Party in La Tania 
tbc – New Year’s Eve Dance Party at Courchevel 1850 

January 2023
tbc – New Year’s Day (Sat). Yes, the lifts are open!
tbc – Russian Christmas Day… Only noticed in 1850
tbc – Winter Film Festival – Méribel
25 – Burns Night
tbc – FIS Men’s Skiing Downhill, Méribel Stade / World Cup Piste
26 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Australia Day
tbc – FIS Men’s Skiing Giant Slalom, Méribel/ World Cup Piste
tbc – The #OldSchool #OldGits Long Weekender
tbc – Derby du Roc Merlet, mad race with Le Mans type start down to Courchevel 1650
30 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Toss the Boss, Tim Wall’s 58th Birthday9

06 to 19 February 2023 – Alpine Skiing World Championships in Courchevel and Méribel
06 Women’s Alpine Combined – 11:00 Méribel Stade / Roc de Fer 
07 Men’s Alpine Combined  – 11:00 
L’Eclipse, La Tania / Le Praz
08 Women’s Super G – 12:00 
Méribel Stade / Roc de Fer 
09 Men’s Super G – 12:00 
L’Eclipse, La Tania / Le Praz
11 Women’s Downhill – 12:00 
Méribel Stade / Roc de Fer 
12 Men’s Downhill – 12:00 
L’Eclipse, La Tania / Le Praz
14 Men & Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom – 13:00 
Méribel Stade / Roc de Fer 
15 Alpine Team Parallel – 13:00 
Méribel Stade / Roc de Fer 
16 Women’s Giant Slalom – 10:00 
Méribel Stade / Roc de Fer 
17 Men’s Giant Slalom – 10:00 
L’Eclipse, La Tania / Le Praz
18 Women’s Slalom – 10:00 
Méribel Stade / Roc de Fer 
19 Men’s Slalom – 
10:00 L’Eclipse, La Tania / Le Praz

February 2023
04 – Last lifts open until later, 30 mins extra skiing
tbc – The Six Nations opening weekend of matches…
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Pirate Night
tbc – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks & skiing display, 1650
tbc – Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks Festival & Competition 1550
tbc – Worst transfer day (main half term Sat). It will snow today!
tbc – St Valentine’s. Red, Amber, Green party time
tbc – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, 1550
tbc – We can dance again… Covid restrictions relaxed!
tbc – Torch Lit Descent on Folyères, La Tania. ESF or Oxygène.
tbc – Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks Festival & Competition 1850
tbc – Geneva Motor Show, additional airport traffic 
tbc – Ski Schools Ski Show with fireworks and skiing display, 1850
tbc – Torch Lit Descent on Folyères, La Tania. ESF or Oxygène.
tbc – Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks Festival & Competition 1650
tbc  – SoundClash – Méribel

French School Holidays Half Term Winter 2023:
Sat 04 Feb 2023 to Sat 04 March 2023 split as follows…
Zone A – 04 Feb to 18 Feb 2023 – Besançon, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Grenoble, Limoges, Lyon, Poitiers.
Zone B – 11 Feb to 25 Feb 2023 – Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Caen, Lille, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Reims, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg.
Zone C – 18 Feb to 04 Mar 2023 – Créteil, Montpellier, Paris, Toulouse, Versailles.

UK School Holidays Half Term Winter 2023:
Main Half Term Week is 13 Feb to 17 Feb 2023
Some UK Half Term Holidays 06-10 Feb and 20-24 Feb 2023

Easter 2023:
Good Friday 07 April 2023
Easter Bank Holiday Monday 10 April 2023

March 2023
01 – St David’s Day
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday. Carnival Party…
tbc – Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks Festival & Competition Le Praz
tbc – Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks Festival & Competition La Tania
tbc – Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique. Fireworks Festival & Competition 1850
tbc – Traditional Wooden Games in La Tania
17 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Big Saint Patrick’s Day Party
tbc – The Six Nations Rugby final day of matches…
tbc – Derby du Roc Merlet – Timed race to 1650
tbc – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
tbc – Festival Ski et Toiles – Free Film Premieres in Courchevel
tbc – Clocks forward 1am. Don’t be late for work or flights!
tbc – Fly Courchevel Festival
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: School Disco
tbc – Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mexican Night
tbc – Ronnie Loves Music Festival, Rond Point, Meribel
tbc – Kids ski & snowboard comp for 10-18 year olds
tbc – White Ink Tattoo Show with Art & Hip-Hop
tbc – Festi ValTho, Chalets du Thorens Mega Party
tbc – French Ski Jumping Championships, Le Praz

April 2023
tbc – Folie Douce Courchevel Festival – 1850
tbc – Winter Legacy by Alexis Pinturault
tbc – The 3 Vallées Enduro. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all
tbc – Board Game Festival, Courchevel
tbc – The 23rd Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards
tbc – The La Tania Charity Ball at La Taiga Restaurant
07 – EASTER Good Friday
tbc – International Ice Hockey Tournament
10 – EASTER Monday
tbc – Dynastar X3 Triathlon: Cycling, Running, Ski Touring
tbc – La Taiga Closing Night
ttbc – Ski Lodge Closing Night
tbc – La Tania, Courchevel, Méribel & Mottaret lifts close
23 – St George’s Day
tbc – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

May 2023
tbc – Val Thorens and Orelle lifts scheduled to close

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