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Les Gets Events and Concerts Guide All the exciting events and concerts happening in Les Gets this winter.

Introduction

The Les Gets events calendar is chock full of events during the winter ski season. Starting in December with the amazing Enchanted Forest and going all the way through to the the famous Rock The Pistes music festival in March and of course the Grand Odyssey dog sled race in between. Take a look here to see a comprehensive list of all the great Les Gets concerts and events on offer all year around below.

Piste bashers at work by night in Les Gets
Les Gets village sign
The Gentiane blue slope in Les Gets
Sunny Front de Neige in Les Gets

Ski Season Weekly Events

Les Gets village course aux flambeaux

Les Gets Torchlight descent

Every week on Monday evening at 17:00 the local ski schools put on the torch lit run. Descending the slopes closest to the village by torch light, performing tricks and synchronised skiing. It is a great show for the family every week. Oh, did we mention there is free mulled wine?

  • Every Monday from 17:00
  • Out the front of ESF SKi School.
  • Entry: Free
Les Gets village food market

Les Gets Local Food Market

This local food market is a great way to sample the home grown Savoyard mountain delights such as cheese, cured meats, fruit and veg. You will also find flowers & plants, clothing and handmade gifts. It is held every Thursday morning in the centre of Les Gets at "Marais Parking" close to the Chamois d'Or Hotel.

  • Official Website
  • Every Thursday morning between 08:00 and 12:00 (Midday)
  • Place du Marché - 2043 Route des Grandes Alpes
  • Entry: Free
  • Tourist Office Welcome

  • Tourist office welcome tourists to Les Gets with a cauldron of vin chaud and the presentation of the activities for the week

  • Every Monday from 17:00
  • Out the front of ESF
  • Tickets: Free

Ski Season Events

December 2023

Les Gets enchanted enchanted forest in the snow

Father Christmas lives in Les Gets

Father Christmas feels at home here. He has his little routine but is very discreet, because preparing all those Christmas presents is very hard work. He spends most of his time with his helpful, loyal friends, the elves, in the enchanted village…

The programme for this weekend features storytelling tours of this merry little world, as well as a host of activities and surprises for the whole family (elves' workshops, shows for all audiences, a visit from Father Christmas on 24 December, etc.). Find out more...

  • Saturday December 17th to Friday December 24th 2023
  • Les Gets
  • Free
Father Christmas arriving in Les Gets with torches

Santa Claus Parade

Miss Paillette, the red hearts with their cats will cross the village accompanied by Father Christmas and his elves in a carriage, before his grand tour of the chimneys.

  • Saturday 24 December at 5:30pm
  • Rue du centre
  • Tickets: Free event
Father Christmas arriving in Les Gets with torches

The arrival of Santa Claus with Fireworks

To reserve a warm welcome for Santa Claus, big fireworks will be set off by his elves.

  • Saturday 24 December 2022
  • Front de Neige
  • Tickets: Free entry
  • Christmas Market at the Perriéres

  • Details of the Perriéres Christmas Market to be confirmed.

  • TBC
  • La Fruitiére des Perriéres carpark
  • Tickets: Free entry
Les Gets new years fireworks

New Years Fireworks

  • Friday 31 December 2023 from 16:30 to 20:15.
  • Front de Neige
  • Tickets: Free entry

January 2023

Montreux Comedy goes skiing

The cream of French and British stand-up comedians take it in turns, in the single aim of ensuring the audience enjoys a unique moment of relaxation and entertainment. From the absurd to satire, in French and English, there will be something to make everyone laugh. A great way to exercise your laughter muscles after a long day exercising your other muscles on the slopes!

February 2023

  • Red Ski Show

  • The ESF ski instructors of Les Gets, along with the men and women who work at the resort, are delighted to perform the Red Ski Show, an astonishing show devoted to winter sports in every form.

    The programme includes an introduction to a range of winter sports, a presentation of the snow-groomers' work and a rescue demonstration offering insight into the little-known work of the ski patrollers. There's also a torchlight descent and a huge firework display to round off the week in style!

  • Every Monday from 6th to 27th February 2023
  • Front de Neige
  • Tickets: Free Event
  • Torchlight descent charity

  • While enjoying a friendly atmosphere and a unique experience, you will also be making a donation to charity.

  • Every Wednesday from 8th February to 1st March 2023 (6.30pm to 7.30pm)
  • Front de Neige
  • Tickets: Torches for sale for €5.00 (2nd star minimum required to participate)

March 2023

Rock the Pistes Festival les Gets

Rock The Pistes

The unusual pop-rock festival is coming back all schuss to shake up the powpow in the Portes du Soleil! A week of music that offers skiers a unique experience of music and skiing in the huge Portes du Soleil area. In 2023 Rock The Pistes celebrates its eleventh edition and plans to celebrate this anniversary in style! The artists will be to discover during the winter 2022/2023.

This festival offers a unique concept where skiing and music become one. The Festival-goers are invited to join the ephemeral stages on skis, and attend the concerts in a crazy atmosphere, at the top of the slopes and facing breathtaking landscapes… Rock The Pistes, it's :

  • 5 concerts on the slopes between France and Switzerland
  • 30 after-ski concerts in the Portes du Soleil resorts
  • 28000 festival-goers
Snowboxx festival Avoriaz

SnowBoxx

This awesome mix of a Music Festival, Carnival and Snow Festival is held each year in Avoriaz. Witness legendary après at La Folie Douce, hilarious bottomless brunches, igloo parties, slope-side games and spa sessions during the day, and amazing performances by world-class acts at an incredible open air arena at night.

Braderie des commercants (Winter sales!)

The merchants of Les Gets invite you to take advantage of great promotions and end-of-series offers in Les Gets stores on 18 and 19 march 2023. It's time to do some bargains or just enjoy a shopping session in the streets of Les Gets, after a nice day on the slopes. Shopkeepers are waiting for you!

Summer Weekly Events

  • Les Gets Farmers Market

  • This local food market is a great way to sample the home grown Savoyard mountain delights such as cheese, cured meats, fruit and veg. You will also find flowers & plants, clothing and handmade gifts. It is held every Thursday morning in the centre of Les Gets at "Marais Parking" close to the Chamois d'Or Hotel.

  • Official Website
  • (All year round) Every Thursday morning between 08:00 and 12:00
  • Place du Marché - 2043 Route des Grandes Alpes
  • Entry: Free
  • Little Train Outings

  • The "Little Train" ride takes you to discover the village and its heritage.

  • TBC
  • Place de la Maison des Gets
  • Tickets: TBC - Free for multi pass holders

Summer Events

April

No events confirmed for April yet.

May

No events confirmed for May yet.

June

  • Priest Delavay botanical garden's visit

  • As part of the Rendez-vous aux Jardins 2023, come and discover the plants of the botanical garden of Père Delavay, on the national theme "The music of the garden".

  • From Saturday 3rd to Sunday 4th June 2023
  • Lac des Ecoles
  • Free event
  • Les Cognées

  • This competition brings together about fifteen forestry tractors driven by experienced drivers, to navigate a technical and timed course, the objective being to score the fewest penalties in the shortest time over two rounds. Taking place every two years in Les Gets, Haute-Savoie, the competition brings together a large number of forestry professionals and enthusiasts from all over France and neighbouring countries.

    This weekend also provides an opportunity to discover or rediscover all the equipment used for forestry operations, thanks to a forestry fair with some fifty exhibitors, including the world’s leading skidder manufacturers. There will also be several demonstrations to complete the programme. The Concours de Débardage Mécanisé de France is now an unmissable event in the forestry world, where atmosphere and conviviality are the key words!

  • Official Website
  • From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th june 2023
  • Les Perrières
  • Tickets: Free
  • Golf

  • 18 holes with 18 incredible viewpoints in the heart of the mountains facing Mont Blanc. Welcome to Les Gets Golf Club! Discover our course, our competitions and book online.

  • Official Website
  • From 10th of June to 08th of October 2023
  • Les Gets Golf Club
  • Green fees: from 34.00€ to 53.00€
  • Pass'Portes du Soleil

  • The Pass'Portes is a major MTB event taking place in the Portes du Soleil resorts spanning France and Switzerland. 80 km of traced routes with lots of pit-stops serving up local specialties. 9 resort starting points in Swtizerland and France: Avoriaz, Chatel, Les Gets, Montriond-Lindarets & Morzine on the French side and Champery, Les Crosets, Torgon and Morgins in Switzerland.

    Pass'Portes Kids - a special course event for 9-14yrs supervised by trained instructors. Starting from Les Gets, Morzine or Châtel on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Official Website
  • From friday 23th of June to sunday 25th of June 2023
  • Portes du Soleil
  • Tickets: €64.00 (+€3 covers processing, bank charges and insurance)
  • Please note: The price includes access to the chair lifts with the tag it (hands-free card), the number plate, food stops with local specialities, and a Portes du Soleil present.

July

  • Spartan Race

  • Course motivating people to step out of their comfort zones, learn, experience and embrace the Spartan lifestyle.

  • Official Website
  • 1st of July 2023
  • Morzine
  • Tickets: Price depends on category - See website for details
  • Les Gets Golf Vintage

  • Several activities fill the day such as a scramble competition in teams of two for golfers, drive and putting competitions with wooden clubs, the presence of an old fashion barber and an old-fashioned photographer. Guests are invited to dress in authentic outfits, and the glamor of the past.

  • Official Website
  • 9th July 2023
  • Golf Les Gets
  • Tickets: Enquire directly
  • The Museum in celebration

  • On the theme of “Limonaire”, the organs of this famous factory will be showcased, with concerts, lectures, demonstrations, etc. It will also be an opportunity to celebrate the Belgian bank holidays.

  • Official Website
  • 21st July 2024
  • Musée de la Musique Mécanique
  • Tickets: Outdoor entertainment is free entry, there will be a donation box
  • Light On Trail Les Gets (also known as Trail Des Gets)

  • The kind of mountain terrain we love, both technical and fast, that will delight all mountain runners! Choose the format that suits you best (11km, 21km, 42km or the Chéry challenge) and enjoy a breathtaking view of Mont Blanc in every case. A Mountain terrain just the way you like it, both technical and fast, to delight all mountain runners. Also new this year: a gourmet hike, with no pressure to finish, and a meal featuring local flavours!

  • Official Website
  • From Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st of July 2024
  • Les Gets, Morzine and Avoriaz (Start and finish is Les Gets)
  • Tickets: Adult from €25, Child: €5
  • Festival of the 4 Elements

  • An inter-generational event, the 4 Elements Festival has been designed around the principle of identity and the natural riches of the village. The programme for this themed week includes fun and creative workshops, discovery outings and guided tours, festive events for all the family, shows…

  • Official Website
  • From 15th to 19th of July 2024
  • All around the village of Les Gets
  • Tickets: Free entry

August

  • Lounge Music Festival

  • For a week, the entire village is tuned in and offers you the chance to be transported each day by the sound of musicians, in the atmosphere of a giant concert hall! Every afternoon until the end of the night, the artists follow one another on an eclectic, lively and tangy Lounge programme, for around thirty free concerts in sometimes unusual and poetic places. Navigate from one stage to another, according to your desires, guided by the intoxicating rhythms of blues, jazz, folk, soul and even electro…

  • Official Website
  • From 31th july to 5th August 2023
  • All around the village of Les Gets
  • Tickets: Most concerts are free, some venues do charge
  • Morzine Beach

  • Morzine transforms the town centre into a beach. Come on down for an assortment of beach games, inflatable obstacle courses, zumba classes and even some real sand!

  • Official Website
  • Wednesday 31st of July and Thursday 1st of August 2024
  • Morzine
  • Tickets: Free
  • Trail des Hauts Forts

  • The Trail des Hauts Forts is one of biggest trail races in the area and serves as a qualifying event for the revered UTMB in Chamonix. Competitors can take on either a 23km, 40km or 50km course, starting in Morzine and heading up the Vallée de la Manche, over the Hauts Forts and into Avoriaz.

  • Official Website
  • 10th August 2024
  • Starting in Morzine and finishing in Avoriaz
  • Tickets: Depending on which level, see website for details
  • Les Gets 4x4 Trials

  • Part of a series that takes place over the summer, here's your chance to see the true power of the 4x4. This popular event sees competitors from across the area bring their off-road vehicles to Les Gets and try to work their way around a series of short courses consisting of steeps, rocks, mud, and maybe even a stream.

  • Details
  • Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of August 2024
  • Les Gets
  • Tickets: Free to watch
  • Avoriaz Dance festival

  • This six-day-long festival is made up of lots of dance lessons by day, from classical ballroom to salsa to lindy hop, while in the evenings you can enjoy themed nights with incredible dance demos. There will be over 160 hours of lessons and over 40 professional instructors present.

  • Official Website
  • From 24th to 30th of August 2023
  • Avoriaz
  • Day pass: 45.00€
  • 3-day pass: 110.00€
  • 7-day pass: 155.00€
  • Downhill Kids Cup

  • Local downhill mountain bike race reserved for children 7 to 14 years old. Younger downhill riders have had their very own race in Les Gets for 2 years now. This event allows champions of the future (7 to 14 years) to put themselves in the shoes of the pros, with a timed descent in conditions similar to those of the top races. The programme includes a reconnaissance of the track, free practice heats and then 2 timed heats to determine the winners in each category.

  • Official Website
  • 17th and 18th of August 2024
  • Around Les Gets
  • Tickets: depend on the age and level
  • Clearance Sale

  • The shops of Les Gets offer an end of the season clearance sale and discounts on certain items.

  • From Sunday 13th to Tuesday 15th August 2023
  • All around the village
  • Tickets: Free Entry
  • Gourmet Rally

  • The Gêtois Residents' Association proposes a gourmet walk with various stops in the village's key places. Take your questionnaire and set off on an 8km rally. At each stage, you will be generously served with regional products and drinks to ensure your typical meal. There will be entertainment and many prizes!

  • Official website
  • Friday 9th August from 09h00 to 19h00
  • Esplanade de la Maison des Gets
  • Tickets: Adult: €23, Child (-12 years): €11. Free entry for children under 4.
  • Fireworks - Assomption bank holiday

  • There is a big fireworks to celebrate the 15th of august.

  • 15th August 2023
  • Esplanade de la Maison des Gets
  • Tickets: Free entry
  • Montriond Triathlon

  • A real mountain triathlon with a swimming event in Lake Montriond, a cyclo part with the legendary Avoriaz climb used by the Tour de France and a technical descent to Morzine. This is where the running event will take place on the banks of the Dranse… What a great sporting adventure!

  • Official Website
  • Saturday 26th August 2022
  • Montriond
  • Tickets: Prices set per level
  • Mountain Bike World Cup 2024

  • For the third year running, the Mountain Bike World Cup is returning to Les Gets! The world's best DH and Cross-country riders will once again battle it out.

  • Official Website
  • 4th to 7th of July 2024
  • Les Gets
  • Tickets: Free for visitors

September

  • Rallye du Mont Blanc

  • Prepare for three days of souped-up rally cars round town, the screeching of tyres round tight mountain corners and the screaming of engines in the distance as some of the world's best drivers battle it out on Morzine and Avoriaz's mountain roads to be the ultimate rally champion.

  • Official Website
  • From 5th to 7th of September 2024
  • Morzine & Avoriaz
  • Tickets: Free to watch
  • Alambike

  • For the 4th edition of Alambike, the 24-hour mountain bike event is when teams of 4 to 8 participants will need to clock up as many kilometres as possible in a relay round the iconic cross-country course from the MTB World Championships! What for? To raise record donations for a charity! An event open to all types of bikes, from classic to electric: mixed teams allowed.

  • Website :Official Website
  • 7th and 8th of September 2024
  • Les Gets
  • Tickets: €69.00 registration per person
  • UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

  • With many international competitions already hosted, including the MTB World Championships in 2004 and 2022, let's meet for a new MTB World Cup (XCO, DHI and XCC) where the best MTB riders from around the world will come to compete.

  • Website :Official Website
  • From Wednesday 6ht to Sunday 10th of September 2023
  • Les Gets, Morzine and Châtel
  • Tickets: €69.00 registration per person

October

No events in October yet.

November

No events in November yet.

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