There are some fantastic world class events held in and around Les Gets and the Portes Du Soleil during the summer months. Here we have listed a small selection of them.
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.
Tourist office welcome tourists to Les Gets with local music and the presentation of the activities for the week
Every week La Paika puts on a BBQ lunch for guests
The "Little Train" ride takes you to discover the village and its heritage.
No events in May 2022 yet.
This competition is the most famous stage race after the Tour de France and it is a real test for the riders. The Critérium will be held from May 30 to June 6 2021, with the final stage in Les Gets.
Starting from La Léchère-Les-Bains, the 145 km grand finale will serve up a succession of climbs ready for use as a launch pad for an epic adventure: the roads up the Col des Aravis, Col de la Colombière, Côte de Châtillon and, especially, Col de Joux Plane, are the perfect terrain to go on the offensive, as is the plunge to Morzine, where the top descenders in the peloton will come out to play. The ascent to Les Gets will wrap up this climbing-fest.
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.
Please note: The price includes access to the chair lifts with the tag it (hands-free card), the frame plate, refreshments, the Pass'Portes gift, the road book, individual assistance insurance and a voucher for a Portes du Soleil day pass summer 2022 or winter 2022/2023.
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.
To close the National Day in style, join us for an evening honoring our heritage through an authentic and timeless French art of living: La Guinguette! A musical parade, concerts & DJ sets, animations… All in a friendly, relaxed and authentic “Guinguette” atmosphere as we like them. Dress code : vintage!
A must, which will be more beautiful to decorate your interior. Creation of a rainbow in wool and rope. Material and smile provided.
This three-day celebration of story-telling is great for kids and adults alike, with everything from beautifully performed visual, and aural stories to fun workshops for little ones. Festival du Conte is centred around medieval history and culture. In the forest of the world... This is where we will take you this year for this 4th edition. Let's go and meet the beings living in the forests here and elsewhere. New this year: the festival goes beyond the walls of the abbey on Sunday...
Local downhill mountain bike race reserved for children 7 to 14 years old.
On the theme “Mechanical Music from Savoy to Montmartre” Year of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Montmartre and the invention of the Disc Jukebox by a Savoyard
The Harley-Davidson Owners Group (HOG) will descend on Morzine for its long summer weekend of all things rock'n'roll!
In short, the Trail des Gets consists of one vertical run (the highest number of climbs in 4 hours non-stop), three adult's races (11km, 21km, and 39km), and four children's races (6km, 3km, 1500m and 800m).
In link with its efforts towards sustainable tourism, the village of Les Gets has created a family oriented event which highlights the discovery and preservation of our natural environment.
After a mega-successful first edition, Avoriaz Yoga Festival is back this summer. This laid-back weekend in the mountains allows you to experience and try out lots of different types of yoga, from aqua yoga to acro yoga, as well as attend a range of workshops, seminars and concerts. Classes and workshops will be taught by a range of yogis hailing from across the word, so there's lots to be learned!
Come and browse to your heart's content, guided by eclectic music, ranging from blues to funk, through pop or jazz… Also enjoy many activities and entertainment planned in the resort during the festival!
Abbaye Aulps Bees and Honey Festival is back! Whether you're an experienced bee-keeper, or an appreciator of honey, this is a day jam packed with activities, talks, games and stalls 100% dedicated to beekeeping, bees and honey.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The shops of Les Gets offer an end of the season clearance sale and discounts on certain items.
The 8th edition of the Masters Golf & Poker will once again take place in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
There is a big fireworks to celebrate the 15th of august.
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!
UCI Mountain Bike World Championships DHI and XCO
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.
For the second 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! For every kilometre, euros accumulate for two local charities. An event open to all types of bikes, from classic to electric: mixed teams allowed.
No events in October yet.
No events in November yet.
Last Updated: 24th May 2021