Opening of Val Thorens - A Premiere Experience

26-27 November
The opening of Val Thorens is also the start of the ski season in France! The resort’s most popular event features a complete range of glide sports to enjoy in a festive and colourful atmosphere – just like a movie première!

Andros Trophy

2-4 December
All motorsports enthusiasts dream of spending a weekend with Formula 1, rally and endurance drivers and showbiz stars – now they can! Every year, the Andros Trophy offers an unmissable opportunity to watch an auto race on ice featuring car and motorcycle drivers.

Audi Fis Ski Cross World Cup

6-10 December
First organised in the late 1990s at the Winter X Games, Ski Cross is an event in which four skiers compete on a course of natural and artificial jumps and turns. The aim is to finish first!

Ski and Boarderweek

10-16 December
People flock from around the world to this European glide festival for its exceptional snow conditions and the “Val Tho” atmosphere. On the programme: thrilling shows and glide events

Magical Christmas

17-24 December 
Christmas at Val Thorens is truly unique – an enchanting, warmhearted experience to share with family and friends. Let your emotions be your guide as you explore magical moments for everyone

Once Upon a Time in Val Thorens

24 December 
Discover the hamlet of Father Christmas’s trapper, collect sweets and marvel at the torch-lit descent down the slopes before the arrival of the man himself in a sleigh at 7PM!

New Year Festivities

31 December, 6 pm – Place Caron
How do you celebrate New Year in Europe’s highest ski resort? With both feet in the snow! Sip mulled wine as you admire the torch-lit descent of the ESF instructors before the final countdown to New Year at 11:50PM, marked with a fabulous firework display.

Ski Cross European Cup

9-13 January 
Come and admire the European ski-cross elite compete at the Jean Frédéric Chapuis ski cross stadium. Inspired by motor cross, ski cross is a 600-metre long race with a 33% slope composed of various natural and artificial jumps and turns. 

Dynafit Snow Leopard Track

11 January - 12 April, 5 pm every Wednesday.
Come and discover cross-country skiing in the company of the resort’s ski enthusiasts. This is a fun and friendly way to discover a sport and push your own limits, supervised by some of the mountain’s finest skiers. 10 sessions. 

6 Resort Tournament

14 February
In this original and fun tournament for sports enthusiasts and rugby fans from each of the six resorts in Les 3 Vallées, teams compete in a ski slalom and a Snow Rugby match. 


25 February - 3 March
Fun practical activities for kids, organised by the tourist office. A great way for little ones to discover, decorate and recycle while enjoying themselves.

Poederbaas Freeride Festival

11-17 March
The Poederbass Festival is back in France, this year with places for 500 people at Europe’s highest ski resort – Val Thorens. Topping the bill in 2017: freeride lessons, music and drinks at the 360 bar and, of course, the Freeride Pro competition. 

Festi Val Tho 2017

21-23 March
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Festi Val Tho is one of the winter’s top events for anyone who likes to party – thrills guaranteed! Top DJs on the electro scene will be on hand to make sure you enjoy a night you’ll never forget!

3 Vallées Enduro

2 April
Whatever your category or your goal, take part in a fun day of sport in teams of three on the pistes, and test your skills in a series of special, original and amusing contests... with a giant Savoyard buffet to end the day!

Contest Fight Ski Club

19 April
See you on the Jean-Frédéric Chapuis Ski Cross for the end-of-season event in the presence of our huge champion!

Dutch Week

22-28 April
The Dutch people meet in Val Thorens each winter end on the occasion of the Dutch week to celebrate the anniversary of their sovereign or the liberation after the Second World War. It is a popular festival where skiing and animations succeed each other. The orange color is in the spotlight this week!

Apotheose Days

22 April – 1er May
Let's celebrate together the end of the winter season: skiing, fun and good humor are on the program. Multiply the experiences thanks to multiple activities, fun and sporting activities.

Tourist Office

For further information, visit the website of the Tourist Office.

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