Agenda of Châtel (24 photos)

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Châtel organizes every year, a variety of events ranging from the traditional festival to the music scene and sports events !

You will find all the agenda of Châtel on the website of chatel.com

 

Do not miss this winter 2018/2019 !

 
  • CHÂTEL FAIRY TALES ! - from 23th December 2018 to 4th January 2019 (Every Day) 
Because Christmas in the mountains is magical, we organize an enchanting program for you: a walk around the lake in sound and light, fireworks, entertainment for children, shows...
And of course, you will meet Santa's friends for various activities before he comes to Châtel on December 24th!
 
  • FATHER XMAS ARRIVES IN CHÂTEL ! - monday 24th December 2018
Father Xmas arrives in Châtel !!!
Father Xmas knows very well the route to Châtel, coming from so far away from Rovaniemi, his village in Lapland, travelling by dogsled. That's why he'll deserve a warm welcome from you, and the ESF ski teachers will be there as well to welcome him.
As he knows that you'll be excepting for him to come he'll surely have some sweets to give ! Rivari and his elfes will offer mulled wine and hot chocolate to everyone....
5.30 pm-7 pm: Mulled wine and hot chocolate. Presentation of the animation program of the week.
6 pm: Santa Claus is coming to Lake Vonnes with ESF instructors.
6.30 pm.: Fireworks.

Merry Christmas in Châtel !
 
  • NEW YAER'S EVE FIREWORKS - monday 31th December 2018 
Come to celebrate with us these event!
Program:
- 6pm to 6.30pm: Presentation of the week's entertainment program.
- 6pm to 8pm: Live music with DJ.
- 6pm to 8 pm: Hot chocolate and mulled wine offered to all, with the mascots of Châtel and the ESF ski teachers.
- 7.30 pm: Fireworks.
Happy New Year!
 
  • NEIGES ÉTOILÉES - Gastronomic Festival ! - from 6th au 9th February 2019 
"Neiges Etoilées" is a big gastronomic festival with as a main time a coockery challenge. Theme of this edition : Chocolate !
It will group together a large number of culinary actors around a cooking competition and diverse animations on the theme of gastronomy.
The event proposes various facets to answer to the tastes and to the waits of all, for the youngerst and the oldest. By the variety, Neiges Etoilées is as original as innovative and has for objective to make discover the local cooking and the professional cooking to the public.
This event will gather chefs which will be in confrontation during a culinary challenge where they can choose to highlight their talents and their originality, the whole under the warned eye of personalities stemming from the world of the gastronomy.
Beside this challenge numerous activities and entertainments are proposed to the public as cooking lessons, workshops for children...
Among the numerous meetings of the festival, the “frosted” breakfast will doubtless be an unforgettable experience for all. Just imagine having breakfast at the top of the slopes with a fantastic view over the village of Châtel, prepared by a chef and served on a bar made of snow!
For these four days, your papillae will not miss to be exhilarated by the numerous tastings which will be proposed to you, but also and especially during the evening of Friday evening!
 
  • 1st TROPHY OF FRANCE ALPINE SNOW BIK- from7th to 8th February 2019 
The resort of Châtel hosts the 1st round of the Trophée de France Alpine Snow Bike, a mountain bike on snow competition.
The competition will take place at the Linga stadium and will include downhill and super giant events.
 
  • SNOWBOWL - friday 15th February 2019
American football tournament on snow during which 4 teams will compete against each other: The Black Panthers (Thonon), the Seahwaks (Geneva), the Bisons (Besançon) and Avalanche (Annecy).
A game of 7 against 7 on a 30m long by 15 wide field.
The 15-minute matches will be officiated by official referees.
 
  • THE FARMER'S PARTY  -  wednesday 20th February 2019
The Farmer's Din, the traditional rendez vous with the famers!
Schedule (to be confirmed):
7pm: music in the church square.
7.30pm: departure of the float from Linga. Arrival in the church squate at 8pm. Uphill to Vonnes, return at Linga.
7.30pm: Cheese making demonstration, sale, musical entertainment with the band Les Bamboués
8pm: begining of entertainment in the Châtelaine room with:
- Cheese competition: the audience will vote for the best Abondance Cheese.
- Demonstration of cheese making
- Cheese sale
- Little farm: veal, hens, goats
- Wooden games
- Exhibition about vacherin cheese.
- Game: guess the weight of an Abondance Cheese. The person who will guess the weight will win the cheese. (€1 participation for the benefit of the 'Association des Petits Princes).
- Results the competition and awardings.
- Drink offered to all.
 
  • ESCAPE GAME - The village of secrets  - from 21th to 22th February 2019 
1 team, 1 escape room, 30 or 50 minutes to get out of it... A clever mix of objects to find, riddles to solve, mechanisms and padlocks to open and lots of surprises to discover in incredible settings on various themes...
Friends, family... create your team of 2, 4, 5 or 6 people and come and live an unusual and fun experience.
You can choose your escape room between 4 games:
> Bus "Line 121" :
> Bus "The prisoners":
> Tent "The spirit of Bayou": 
> Tent "Caesar's Tent":

Good Luck !
 
  • CHÂTEL CLASSIC - from 25th to 28th February 2019  (Every Day)
Classical and Jazz music festival at the Church of Châtel, under Elena Rozanova's artistic direction.
For a week, world-famous artists make an appointment with you to Châtel for concerts and meeting.
 
  • 2nd BLESSING OF SKIERS - thursday 7th March 2019 
Night Mass at altitude at the Chapelle de Plaine Dranse and blessing of the skiers.
Free ascent from 6:30 pm by the Pierre-Longue chairlift.
Descent at 8:15 pm by chairlift for pedestrians and torchlight descent for skiers (sale of torches and registration at Châtel Tourisme).
Alpine horns, accordion, mulled wine and tea.
 
  • LA RAZORSNOWBIKE - saturday 9th March 2019 
The Razorsnowbike : an MTB competition on snow gathers two competitions: a derby and a 8X.
 
Experience pure riding and great music in the Portes du Soleil during our week-long festi-val on the slopes!
Don’t miss the 9th Rock The Pistes Festival from 17-23 March 2019! 
Come along for a pure sensation explosion! Put on your ski boots and join us up on the slopes in the PORTES DU SOLEIL for concerts in amazing and unforgettable venues...at altitude!

There are concerts for all skiers and snowboarders every day, performed on pop-up stages all over the ski area, followed by apres-ski gigs in resort to keep the fun going longer! More than 35 shows are scheduled all week in this LIVE extravaganza!

You can be part of this festival (that’s unique in Europe) with your “Pass Ski Concert” ticket – it’s a magic snow’n’music combo!
The “Pass Ski Concert” ticket is available from all ski lift ticket offices in all 12 village-resorts in the Portes du Soleil.
Festival facts:5 major artists who perform on the slopes at 1.30pm (shows start at 12.30pm with a DJ set) + 30 apres-ski gigs in the heart of your resort with up-and-coming acts from the international music scene!

SCHEDULE 2019 :
Sunday 17 March : Gaëtan Roussel - Champéry Les Crosets - 1.30pm 
Wednesday 20th March - Ofenbach DJ Set - Avoriaz - 1.30pm
Friday 22 March : Hyphen Hyphen - CHÂTEL - 1.30pm 
Saturday 23 March : Charlie Winston - Morgins - 1.30pm


 

Do not miss this summer 2019 !

 
Next year, MTB Show will be in CHÂTEL, in the village centre.
The MTB Pass'Portes du Soleil is a mountain-bike ride ranging from 1000 to 2250m in altitude, in both France and Switzerland, where you can discover the fabulous Portes du Soleil MTB terrain and its grandiose scenery.
The 80 km circuit use 15th lifts. Different variations will be organized for mountain bikers wishing to cycle up hill. The trek takes one day, and participants can choose whether to ride it on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
 
  • FRENCH NATIONAL DAY - dimanche 14th July 2019 
A big fire works on music is organized on lake Vonnes and after a big public dance is taking place on the church square.
 
  • CHÂTEL REBOUL JAM BY SCOTT - from 25th to 28th July 2019
Team Scott and the ski lift company organize the Châtel Reboul Jam in Pré-la-Joux.
On the program of multiple events: slopestyle, DH race, slalom, long jump, "slow" race... Slopestyle...
 
  • THE St LAURENT VILLAGE FESTIVAL - sunday 4th August 2019
During one day in Summer time local people and their guests are meeting to celebrate the village festival “La Saint Laurent” (name of the patron saint of the parish).
The high point of the day is certainly the floats procession made by various associations and societies of Châtel.
It’s the opportunity for local people to show up traditional activities and old trades thanks to wonderful floats especially build for that day with big care and lots of details.
Folk and music bands will ensure the entertainment of the procession which always brings together a large audience in the centre of the village and on the church square….
 
  • CHÂTEL IS GOING BACK TO THE CHILDHOOD (FESTIVAL) -  from monday 5th to friday 9th August 2019 (Every Day)
Châtel offers an exceptional week for children!
Every day of the week, in the heart of the village of Châtel, entertainment and shows will be offered free of charge (shows, workshops, games, snacks),
 
  • PARTY AT LAKE VONNE- sunday 11th August 2019
A whole day to enjoy with family or friends at lake Vonnes!
 
  •  43th BELLE DIMANCHE - sunday 18th August 2019 
This festival is taking place in Plaine Dranse where shepherds and their animals are gathering with craftmen, musicians, folk bands for the pleasure of our visitors.
 
  •   3rd HISTORIC ASCENT OF CHÂTEL - saturday 14th and sunday 15th September 2019 
This event is a demonstration, on closed road, for vintage cars and cars of exception.
Reserved exclusively for vehicles registered before 01/01/1990 according to FFSA regulations.
This Historic Ascent will be based on the conviviality, with as only objective the notion of pleasure, in the mutual respect of the participants and the spectators.
The sports part will be managed by the "Peugeot Historic Organization", having to its credit numerous big tests, and the festive part will be assured by the Association Rally Val.
  
 

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Rock the Pistes Festival | campsite l'oustalet | châtel | portes du soleil | events

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French national day | 14 July | campsite l'oustalet | Châtel

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