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What’s On in the Evasion Mont Blanc – Summer 2022

The Evasion Mont Blanc is home to picturesque resorts such as St Gervais, Combloux and La Giettaz, as well as glamorous Megève. While they may be better known for their world-class skiing, come in summer and you’ll find fabulous activities and entertainment waiting for you.

As well as these main events, you’ll find lots of other guided tours, concerts and activities to enjoy – take a look at the individual tourist office websites to find out more.

Please note – All details were accurate at the time of publishing this article, however all events and activities are subject to change. Please check the details of the event before setting out to visit. Wherever possible we have included links to English information pages.


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General Info

Market Days in the Evasion Mont Blanc

Enjoy shopping at one of the area’s local markets, where you can find everything from fresh produce and charcuterie to pottery and handmade gifts.

  • St Gervais – Thursdays, 08h – 13h
  • Combloux – Wednesdays, 08h – 12h
  • Megève – Friday, 09 – 13h

Throughout the season

Farm Visits

In most resorts you’ll be able to visit some of the local farms and try the cheeses. You’ll get a fascinating insight into the traditions of the mountains and you’ll be able to buy some cheese to enjoy at home.

Dive In!

In St Gervais you’ll find a fabulous swimming pool complex, with an outdoor pool, a 25m pool with underwater speakers and a leisure pool suitable for families. There’s also a wellness area with a sauna and hammam.

If you’re in Megève head for Le Palais Megève, an aquatic centre with an outdoor Olympic pool, an indoor swimming pool, indoor paddling pool, sauna and a Turkish bath.

While in Combloux, relax by the biotope lake. Facing Mont Blanc, the lake’s waters are naturally filtered and offer a fantastic outdoor swimming pool with a difference.

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Events and Entertainment

Calendar of Events and Entertainment in the Evasion Mont Blanc

Want to know what’s on during your stay in the Evasion Mont Blanc? Take a look at our calendar of things to do in the area, including festivals and activities. We have tried to provide the latest information available at the time of writing.

(We have tried to provide the latest information available at the time of writing.)

June

Throughout the summer season, you’ll find all sorts of activities and entertainments taking place in our resorts. Here are some of the highlights…

33rd Alps Cup Rally

Date: June 9th and 10th
Location: Megève

This classic sports car rally comes to Megève, with cars dating from 1950 to 1986. Covering 1,000km and 18 mountain passes, the rally crosses the Alps from Evian to Cannes. A great spectacle for all the family.

Megève Mont Blanc Cycling

Date: June 11th and 12th
Location: Megève

A fantastic weekend of cycling events, with something for almost all ages. This year, five disciplines are represented – a cycling challenge, a gravel bike race, an e-bike tour, a kids race and the ‘Phénoménale’! If you love cycling, come and join in.

La Comblorane

Date: June 11th and 12th
Location: Combloux

The 26th edition of this trail race comes to Combloux, with three timed races of 7, 25 and 38km, through forests and mountain pastures.

Aravis Bike Tour

Date: June 11th to 18th
Location: La Giettaz

Come and discover the best of this beautiful part of the Alps, with five days of cycling. There are two different levels – ‘loisir’ and ‘performance’, so you can choose what’s best for you!

8th Rally Megève to Saint Tropez

Date: June 13th and 14th
Location: Megève

This rally covers 900kms and takes in both the French and the Italian Alps. Come and watch the fabulous cars set off!

Fête Foraine du Fayet

Date: June 17th to 19th
Location: St Gervais

Enjoy all the fun of the fair at this lovely event taking place in Le Fayet. Click here to find out more.

St Jean Bonfire Night

Date: June 25th
Location: Megève

Join in the fun and discover the local traditions at this fun event, with a parade, bonfire and folk music taking place in the centre of the village.

July

MB Race

Date: July 1st to 3rd
Location: Megève, Combloux, La Giettaz

This incredible mountain bike race offers competitors plenty of challenges! The longest one-day mountain biking event, it’s 140km in length with riders climbing 7,000 metres.

Cuisine Mon Village

Date: July 2nd and 3rd
Location: Megève

Discover delicious local specialities at this foodie event, with workshops for kids also available. A must for all food lovers!

47th Festival of Brass Bands

Date: July 2nd and 3rd
Location: Combloux

With fantastic music, parades and great food, this festival will keep everyone entertained! Click here to find out more.

Tour de France Finish Line

Date: July 12th
Location: Megève

Cheer on the world’s best cyclists as they complete Stage 10 of the 2022 Tour de France. Megève is the finishing line, so arrive early for the best photo opportunities!

Bastille Day

Date: July 13th
Location: Megève

With a lantern parade led by the Harmonie de Megève Orchestra, as well as a show from over 100 drones in the sky, plus dancing with live music from the band Undercover, this is set to be a great way to celebrate Bastille Day.

Summer Jazz

Date: July 16th and 17th
Location: Megève

Enjoy warm summer evenings and fantastic jazz music at this weekend event that sees New Orleans jazz resounding through the village streets.

The Megève International Showjumping Competition

Date: July 18th to 24th
Location: Megève

Taking place at the Sports Centre, this event will see horses and riders from all around the world compete.

Alpi Hours Festival

Date: July 21st to 23rd
Location: St Gervais

Musical concerts, shows, events and dancing are all on the programme at this great fun festival. Click here to find out more.

Festival ‘Théâtre dans less Alpages’

Date: July 26th to 29th
Location: St Gervais

Taking place in Alpine meadows just as the sun sets, come and enjoy French plays and a magical atmosphere.

August

Megève Blues Festival

Date: August 5th and 6th
Location: Megève

This fabulous music festival returns, with performances from Will Barber, Vanja Sky, Yarol Poupaud, Manu Lanvin and more.

Piano Recital – Anne Queffélec

Date: August 12th
Location: St Gervais

Sit back, relax and enjoy a beautiful piano recital from the talented Anne Queffélec. Click here to find out more!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date: August 13th
Location: Megève

This theatre production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream comes with a modern twist! Find out more here.

Alpi Hours Festival

Date: August 14th and 15th
Location: St Gervais

Musical concerts, shows, events and dancing are all on the programme at this great festival. Discover the festival here.

August Summer Jazz

Date: August 20th and 21st
Location: Megève

Enjoy warm summer evenings and fantastic jazz music at this weekend event that sees New Orleans jazz resounding through the village streets.

Children’s Show – Margot

Date: August 22nd
Location: Megève

Inspired by Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, this colourful show includes songs and dance to entertain little ones.

La Haute Roue

Date: August 26th and 27th
Location: Megève

The 11th edition of this prestigious cycling race sees Megève as the finishing town. Described by ‘Cyclist’ magazine as “the ultimate physical challenge that will change your life” it’s a great event to watch – and challenging to be a part of!

September

La Grande Bambée – Trail Marathon

Date: September 4th
Location: La Giettaz

If you love running, why not come and try this mountain trail run? With three different races, covering 16km, 28km and 44km, and with some challenging mountain terrain, there’s a great atmosphere.

The Gourmet Hike

Date: September 18th
Location: Combloux

A new event that takes you on a 10km walk, discovering the local foods and landscapes on the way!


Tourist Offices

There are many other events taking place throughout the summer, including concerts, shows, nature walks and more. Visit the local Tourist Office websites for more information:

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