3 Valleys Event Diary 2021

Always subject to change, availability, resources, weather, etc. Please check!
Many Covid related cancellations across 2021
Summer 2021

June 2021
tbc – Val d’Isère Summer Skiing opens for Summer
01 –  Le Farcon, La Tania opens for Summer
tbc – The Méribel Fly Fishing Trophy, Altiport Lake
11Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Summer
11 – UEFA EURO “2020” begins in Rome
12 – England v Croatia, Wembley 14:00 – Euros
tbc – Fête de la Musique Courchevel Le Praz
tbc – Fête de la Saint-Jean, La Perrière
18 – England v Scotland, Wembley 20:00 – Euros
19 – Tignes Summer Skiing opens for Summer
20 – Col de la Loze Cycling Time Trial
22 – England v Czechs, Wembley 20:00 – Euros
26 – Tour de France starts in Brest

July 2021
tbc – Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel
tbc – 3 Valleys Lifts open for Summer
04 – Tour de France Stage Finish in Tignes
10Red Bull 400 – The running race UP the Le Praz Ski Jump (we started this in 2002!)
05 to 09 Theatre Festival
tbc – Les 3 Vallées Addict Tour Mountain Bike Comp
09 to 13 – Magic Festival
tbc – Courchevel dans les Etoiles
tbc – Summer Skiing in Val d’Isère ends
11 – UEFA EURO “2020” Final, Wembley 20:00
12 to 16 – Courchevel in the Star – Astronomy. Rockets, Drones…
14 – Bastille Day, French National Day. 
16 Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
18 – Bastille Day Party in Le Praz
18 – Col de la Loze Cycling Time Trial
18 – Tour de France ends in Paris
18 Fête des Bûcherons, Lumberjack Champs, La Tania
tbc – Concert Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
20 Beaufort cheese production expérience
21 Pyrosymphonie Live
24 & 25 Fête de la Madelon, Le Praz
30 Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
31 & 01 Aug – Fête Notre-Dame des Neiges, Courchevel Moriond 1650

August 2021
tbc – Ice Skating Gala, Courchevel
01 Hoka One X Trail Courchevel
01 Summer Skiing in Tignes ends
tbc – The Val Thorens Summit Games
02 to 07 – Courchevel in the Air – Wind Workshops!
06 & 07 Summer Ski Jumping Le Praz Ski Jump
tbc – First Flight / Flight Demos, Courchevel Altiport
tbc – Festival de Magie
tbc – Concert Fêtes Musicales de Savoie
12  Beaufort cheese production expérience
13 – Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
tbc – Fête des Tovets and VTT Trial & Concert, 1850
tbc – Grande braderie des commerçants, shop sales
15 Courchevel X3 Triathlon
tbc – Frappadingue
tbc – Fête au Village, Courchevel Village 1550
20 to 23 – Triumph Motorcycle Meet in La Tania
22 Time trial cycle race, to Col de la Loze, La Tania
tbc – Alpine Golf Cup
tbc – Méribel Golf Show Pro-Am, Méribel Golf Course
27 Drive-in Cinema, Courchevel Altiport
27 3 Valleys lifts close for Summer

Winter 2021

October 2020
17 – Tignes Glacier Opens for Winter 
tbc – The London Ski & Snowboard Festival 

November 2020
19 – Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Le Jardin, Le Praz TAKEAWAY!
tbc – Le Farçon Restaurant, La Tania opens for Winter
20 – Members preview day at Val Thorens 
21 – Val Thorens Schedule to open 
21 to 22 – La Grande Première, VT Opening 
tbc – VT Promo, test out all the latest ski equipment & gear
tbc – Pub Le Ski Lodge opens for Winter
tbc – Tignes / Val d’Isere, Espace Killy Ski Area opens
28 – Orelle scheduled to open 

December 2020
tbc – Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup
tbc -Andros Trophy VT, Car & Motorcycle ice racing
tbc – Varsity Trip VT, World’s Biggest Student Ski Trip
tbc – Courchevel 1850 & Meribel lifts open
tbc – La Taiga Restaurant, La Tania opens for Winter
tbc – La Folie Douce Méribel Opens
tbc – Ski and Boarder Week, Val Thorens
tbc – La Tania & Courchevel Moriond 1650 Lifts Open
tbc – www.latania.co.uk Saisonnaire Welcome Party
12 to 13 – Ladies FIS Alpine World Cup GS, 1850
22 – Santa Visits La Tania
24 – Christmas Party at The Ski Lodge
25 – Christmas Day
26 – Boxing Day
31 – New Year’s Eve Party in La Tania 

January 2021
01 – New Year’s Day (Tue)
06 – Russian Christmas Day… Only noticed in 1850
25 – Burns Night
26 – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Australia Day
23 to 31 – The #OldSchool #OldGits Week
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 57th Birthday Party

 

French School Holidays Half Term Winter 2021:
Sat 8 Feb 2021 to Sat 7 March 2021 split as follows…
Zone A – 06 Feb to 21 Feb 2021 – Besançon, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Grenoble, Limoges, Lyon, Poitiers.
Zone B – 20 Feb to 07 Mar 2021 – Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Caen, Lille, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Reims, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg.
Zone C – 13 Feb to 28 Feb 2021 – Créteil, Montpellier, Paris, Toulouse, Versailles.

UK School Holidays Half Term Winter 2021:
Main Half Term Week is 13 Feb to 20 Feb 2021
Some UK Half Term Holidays 06-13 Feb and 20-27 Feb

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

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

French School Holidays Half Term Winter 2022:
Sat 5 Feb 2022 to Sat 5 March 2022 split as follows…
Zone A – 12 Feb to 26 Feb 2022 – Besançon, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Grenoble, Limoges, Lyon, Poitiers.
Zone B – 05 Feb to 19 Feb 2022 – Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Caen, Lille, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Reims, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg.
Zone C – 19 Feb to 05 Mar 2022 – Créteil, Montpellier, Paris, Toulouse, Versailles.

UK School Holidays Half Term Winter 2022:
Main Half Term Week is 12 Feb to 19 Feb 2022
Some UK Half Term Holidays 05-12 Feb and 19-26 Feb

Easter 2022:
Good Friday 15 April 2022
Easter Sunday 17 April 2022

 

March 2021
01 – St David’s Day
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: School Disco
tbc – Finale Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique in 1850
tbc – Geneva Motor Show, additional airport traffic
tbc – Piste Bash Music & Comedy Festival, Meribel
tbc – PUB LE SKI LODGE PARTY: Mexican Night
14 – Mother’s Day, don’t forget!
20 – The Six Nations Rugby 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 – 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
tbc – Fly Courchevel Festival
28 – Clocks forward 1am. Don’t be late for work or flights!

 

April 2021
tbc – The 3 Vallées Enduro. Race, Speed, Freeride, Slalom, Skier-X for all
tbc – The 21st Annual La Tania Saisonnaires Awards
tbc – Board Game Festival, Courchevel
02 – EASTER Good Friday
05 – EASTER Bank Holiday Monday
07 – The 3 Valleys Charity Day, Méribel Village TBC
tbc – The La Tania Charity Ball at La Taiga Restaurant
tbc – International Ice Hockey Tournament
tbc – Folie Douce Courchevel Festival – 1850
tbc – La Taiga Closing Night
tbc – Ski Lodge Closing Night
17 – La Tania and Courchevel Moriond 1650 lifts close
tbc – X3 Triathlon, Cycling, Running, Ski Touring
23 – St George’s Day
23 – Courchevel, Meribel & Mottaret lifts close
tbc – Dutch Week in Val Thorens

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

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 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.

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