What's on in Megeve this winter?
We have to say that the Megeve community do an excellent job of offering plenty to entertain their visitors throughout the year. Below is a list of events that will be taking place this season. Do check back shortly, or you can keep up to date with news of these event plus much more via our Facebook and Twitter pages as they are frequently updated. There is also plenty of further information bout these events on the Megeve Tourism website
||Illumination of the Christmas tree|
||Partial opening of the ski area! So much snow!|
||Full opening of the Megeve ski area|
|December 16th-27th||Christmas Village opens it's doors with Father Christmas visiting the town centre, parades, ice sculptures and fun for all the family!|
|December 31st||New Year's Eve celebrations. Program tbc but normally it's a torch lit descent. Watch the ESF ski instructors snake down Jaillet lit only by flame. Later on you can join the revellers of Megeve in the central square as they count down to Midnight and watch the breath-taking firework display which welcomes in the New Year.|
||47th International Curling tournament. Palais des Sports.|
|January 17th||The Grand Odyssey Savoie de Mont Blanc - the most difficult dog and sled race in the world visits Megeve. Come and cheer on the dogs and mushers!|
|January 18th||BMW Polo Masters tournament at the Palais des Sports. Free to Watch. Experience all the glamour of the polo set but in the snow! A real spectacle: not to be missed!|
||Snow Golf Cup. Mont d'Arbois golf course.|
|January 21st||FIS Alpine World Cup Championship, Cote 2000|
|January 31st||Try Nordic skiing - biathlon, cross-country and even dog sleighing at the Festi Nordic|
|Tuesday's in French half term weeks||Every Tuesday evening during French school holidays there is a demonstration of ice hockey by the Megeve ice hockey club followed by an initiation into ice skating for children up to 12 years old. 18:15 at the outdoor ice hockey rink|
||International Jazz Festival. Fantastic and not to be missed. A wonderful program!
The third edition of Megève International Jazz Festival will host Gregory Porter, Marcus Miller and Norah Jones!
|April 15th||The lifts close. End of the ski season.|