FROM 13 TH DECEMBER TO 15 TH DECEMBER 2019
ROCK ON SNOW AT AVORIAZ
FThe opening week-end in Avoriaz is a major event for all the winter sports and music
lovers. Come along and join the 2019/20winter season’s opening party with fun on
and off the slopes!
The beginning of the season is an opportunity to get a first-hand overview of what’s
on the market, and it’s the perfect opportunity to test out the equipment free of
charge. Try all the latest ski and snowboard models at the big test village where over
50 brands will be represented. As well as being able to test out the latest gear for
free on the slopes, Rock On-Snow is also a musical event where DJ Mike Rock will
perform his 70s-style set to liven up the foot of the slopes. Rock On will offer all sorts
of entertainment inspired by “Woodstock” and the whole “peace and love” era.
Simply put, you cannot find a better opportunity to test out new skis, snowboards and
accessories before anyone else.
FROM DECEMBER 21 ST -27 th 2019
CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND IN AVORIAZ
FROM THE 21ST TO THE 27TH OF DECEMBER, FATHER CHRISTMAS WILL
PARK HIS SLEIGH AT AVORIAZ 1800!
Horse drawn sleighs, Christmas trees, Satna Claus, jingle bells…
Come and spend your Christmas in a living Christmas card in the snow-covered village
of Avoriaz at 1800m altitude. Christmas magic abounds with activities for everyone to
enjoy with family and friends.
On the Christmas Wonderland programme this year are: sound and light
shows, parades, horse drawn sleigh rides complete with jingle bells, creative
workshops, fireworks displays and fantastic local delicacies. Await the arrival of Father
Christmas on Christmas Eve and have your photo taken with him in his cozy cabin.
Enjoy the Christmas Eve Firework and Santa spectacular show and a special moment
with our Elves, and many more enchanting events to enjoy during your holiday.
Christmas is such a magical time, but in Avoriaz, it truly comes to life!
Unmissable, magical events: All of these activities are free.
THE ELVES’ GOURMET VILLAGE – In front of the tourist office
Come and enjoy warm chestnuts, candy floss and other tasty treats from the Avoriaz in
front of the tourist office from 6pm.
TORCHLIT DESCENT – Main resort
Not to be missed, the flaming touches of the French ski school instructors gliding down
the mountain in a continuous train. Watch out for the red torches and jackets of the ESF.
THE GREAT SLEDGING RACE – Main resort
Be the first to arrive at the bottom where the elves will hand out prizes.
AVORIAZ’S BIG SLED PARADE – Main resort
Join the parade through the streets of Avoriaz to see Father Christmas off on his return
to Lapland. On the 25th December from 5:30pm. Avoriaz’s sledge’s will light up,
adding to the Christmas wonder.
BIG CHRISTMAS SHOW – Main resort: Dromonts slope
Come and watch the sound & light show as Father Christmas arrives. On the 24th
December from 7pm, the big sound and light show will take place at the heart of the
village. After handing out all of his presents, Father Christmas will leave Avoriaz
accompanied by a large fireworks display.
NEW YEAR’S EVE 31 ST DECEMBER
A FUN PARTY LIVE ON FUN RADIO!! BUST A MOVE ON THE DANCE FLOOR
Celebrate the end of the year in Avoriaz. Enjoy the slopes during the day, before
dancing the night away at the evening’s organised festivities. As night falls, the
architectural charm of the resort takes on a whole new dimension. Under the star-lit sky,
French Fun Radio and its DJs will bring an amazing atmosphere to the village, from 9pm
to 12am, followed by a magical fireworks display. Get ready for an unforgettable night. In
one word: MAGICAL!
Snow Carnival 8th Feb -9th March
HOLIDAYS IN FEBRUARY ARE MADE FOR HAVING FUN!
Every Thursday come along for the Big Carnival Parade! Children are invited to dress up
and ride on the village floats in the Big Parade.
The February holidays will be filled with a wide range of activities especially for children,
including chocolate workshops, sledging races, electric snowmobiles, treasure hunts
and lots more!
For families young and old, there is a busy entertainment programme planned, including:
Introduction to the e-Fat Electric Bike: come and test out the newest way of travelling around the
Torch lit descents: the traditional illuminated descent, accompanied by hot drinks and
Baking workshop from Sunday to Friday at the main resort
Carnival mask making workshop
Laser Game and Archery Tag: Enter the arena and go head-to-head armed with bows, arrows or
Crazy evenings at the Avoriaz ice skating rink: Don’t catch a cold on the ice!
The Carnival’s Big Parade with Avoriaz’s 12 giant floats: Experience the carnival from the inside
on the most unique floats in the world
Electric snowmobiles for children – there’s a snowmobile for you, no matter your size!
Sledging races: Who will reach the bottom first?
15 th – 21 st March 2020
Rock The Pistes
The original Pop Rock festival at the top of the slopes, at the heart of the Portes du
Soleil ski area. Don’t miss out on the completely free, wild ROCK FESTIVAL on the
Portes du Soleil slopes. From the 15th to the 21st March next year!
Every day promises a different concert in a different ski resort,– a real Ski, Sun & Sound
experience! Avoriaz will play hots to IAM 1800 on Friday the 20th March at 1:30pm on
the Arare sector in the centre of Avoriaz.
FROM THE 21ST TO THE 28TH MARCH 2020
Avoriaz 1800 is hosting Snowboxx for a week filled with music!
An explosive mix of skiing, concerts and après-ski entertainment! An intense week with
an unforgettable atmosphere.
A wide variety of music is planned!
Among the haedline artists already announced are Craig David who will present
his TS5project, Rudimental, Yungen, Danny Howard, Riton, Crazy P
Soundsystem, DJ Luck & MC Neat and Hip Hop Karaoke
The other artists include :
Mike Skinner / Bez’ Apres Sesh / Majestic / Latmun / Artikal / Becky Saif / Ellie
Cocks / GW Harrison / Helena Starr /Mikey Snooze / Proof / SoulShape / Ultimate
Power / Will Taylor / Majestic
To end the busy programme, the dance group The Heatwave, the big favourite Rude
Kid, the house and techno duo PAX and NTS Radio presenter Madam X will have the
whole resort up and dancing.
Contact us now for availability for this not to be missed week in March 2020.