Dates of Main Events of Winter 2017-2018

DECEMBER 2017

 

MAGICAL CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL, SUNDAY 24 to FRIDAY 29 DECEMBER 2017

In Praz-sur-Arly, there’ll be lots of fun entertainment on the theme of magic to enchant all the family, young and old! Christmas characters, fire show, fireworks display, magic workshops will transport you into the magical atmosphere of Christmas with Félix, the French national magic champion.

 

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY, SUNDAY 31 DECEMBER 2017

To bring in the New Year in style, the Church Square is transformed into a giant open-air dance floor! Drinks bar available on the spot and gifts for everyone!

 

JANUARY 2018

 

INTERNATIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON MEETING, SATURDAY 13 and SUNDAY 14 JANUARY 2018

20 hot air balloons assemble for the weekend for flights, initiations or simply for the pleasure of our eyes. There’s lots of fun entertainment for all the family (creative workshop on the theme of the air, games, competitions, etc.).

 

SKI AND SNOW FESTIVAL SUNDAY 21 JANUARY 2018

A celebration of snow and skiing. Opening of the pistes with the snow machines, biathlon initiation and discovery of new snow sports.

 

FEBRUARY/MARCH 2018

 

PRAZ YOONER CHALLENGE,  SATURDAY 3 and SUNDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2018

Come and discover the Yooner with initiation and tests on Saturday and then challenge your friends and family to a race in the derby on Sunday. Strong sensations and lots of fun are guaranteed!

 

“MARDI GRAS”, TUESDAY 13, 20 and 27 FEBRUARY and 6 MARCH 2018

Every Tuesday during the February school holidays is devoted to children! Make-up and creative workshops, meetings with Praz-sur-Arly’s mascot Draz, the gentle dragon. Lots of activities creating unforgettable memories of our resort.

 

PRAZ FREESTYLE DAYS, WEDNESDAY 14, 21 and 28 FEBRUARY 2018

Discover the new snow sports:  the snow-scooter, the yooner, speed-riding, wing-jumping, the fat bike and other freestyle sports for amazing sensations!

 

MOUNTAIN PROFESSIONS WEEK, MONDAY 5 to FRIDAY 9 MARCH 2018

Come and learn about the mountain professionals who work in extreme conditions. Snow-grooming machine drivers, ski patrol, ski-tow men… they’ll be here to show you their professions. You’ll really be surprised!

 

 

MARCH/APRIL 2018

 

NATIONAL SNOWSCOOTER OPEN, SATURDAY 10 and SUNDAY 11 MARCH 2018

2 sensational races to crown the very best: the dual and the derby after the pistes are closed in the evening! At the same time, initiations open to all to try out this new snow sport.

 

TASTE FESTIVAL, FRIDAY 16 to SUNDAY 18 MARCH 2018

2nd Taste Festival in the mountains with top chefs. Workshops and cooking demonstrations, conferences and tastings in the village but also on the ski slopes.

 

SMUGGLERS’ TRAIL, SUNDAY 25 MARCH 2018

On snowshoes or hiking skis, take part in a historic mountain walk! 3 different levels of itinerary are available so that all the family can do it together!

 

EASTER WEEKEND FESTIVAL, 31 MARCH, 1 and 2 APRIL 2018

It’s Easter weekend! A good reason to party all over the village to the sound of musical groups in the shops, bars restaurants and on the ski slopes! There’ll also be some good deals in the sports shops on this last weekend of the opening of the ski area.

54 Route du Val d'Arly, 74120 Praz-sur-Arly, Haute-Savoie, France Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 12:00 pm and from 14:00 to 17:30