Previous Events

A taste of the other events which Chamonix has hosted

As well as the regular and upcoming winter and summer events, this page gives you a taste of the kinds of events that have also taken place in and around Chamonix.

Tour de France

29th June-21st July 2013: The famous Tour de France is passing through Annecy on 20th July!

Rencontres et Nature

23rd July-2nd August 2013: Events in Les Houches and Servoz dedicated to the environment

Free Ride Tour Courmayeur

17th-24th January: The ultimate free ride competition – Courmayeur stage one

La Verte a l’envers

20th March: Watch this race as ski tourers go up instead of down the legendary Verte piste

Vert Hotel DJ nights

27th March: The Vert attracts some legendary DJs – upcoming acts include De La Soul’s DJ Maseo

Kitsch Inn Closing Party

21st April: The Kitsch Inn closes the winter in style with a mini folk festival

Patrouille des Glaciers

29th April-3rd May: A legendary team ski competition from Zermatt to Verbier

Kandahar Ski World Cup

Back in 2016! Alpine Ski World Cup on Les Houches‘ famous Kandahar piste

Follow the herd!

9th June: Be a shepherd for a day in this traditional farming activity and follow the herd!

Freeski Film Festival

27th-29th September: the world’s leading ski film festival comes to Annecy

Italian Film Festival

9th-15th October: Festival of contemporary Italian cinema in nearby Annecy

The Black Weekend

Back in 2016! Alpine Ski World Cup on Les Houches‘ famous Kandahar piste

Mountain Festival

28th June-6th July: A week of mountaineering fun in Chamonix – accessible to all ages and abilities

Kitsch Inn Summer Gigs

July & August: Gigs every Wednesday and Saturday at Kitsch Inn in Les Houches

Adventure Festival

7th-10th July 2014: film and photography courses and film screening for mountain enthusiasts