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What's Happening in Samoens, Morillon & Sixt Fer-a-Cheval?

Samoens, Morillon and Sixt Fer-a-Cheval are well known for their abundant summer mountain activities, perfect for those looking for an action packed holiday of adventure. But if you're looking for a more relaxing holiday, then you'll be pleased to know you are equally well catered for! There are a huge number of organised events in and around our villages, from live music concerts, festivals and arts, to top level sporting events and even car rallying! Not to mention the regular weekly markets, and of course, the many cafes, bars and restaurants, their sunny terraces, and stunning views!

Below is a list of the main events happening this summer in Samoens, MorillonSixt Fer-a-Cheval and the surrounding areas.

June 2020

27/6 - Swimming Pool Opening - Samoens
Samoens fantastic open-air swimming pool opens for the summer season.

July 2020

9/7 - F'Estival les Pépites - Ledeunff + Jacob Wild - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

11/7 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - RNF (rock, blues) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

14/7 - Fête Nationale - Samoens
An evening of music and fireworks in Samoens village centre.

15-31/7 - Festival Lyrique de Samoens - Samoens, Morillon, Sixt
Two weeks of live music, workshops and much more taking place throughout the valley.

16/7 - F'Estival les Pépites - Trio Bacana + The Crazy Dogs - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

18/7 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - ALP’N ROCK (rock) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

21/7 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - COlling you (rock, pop, soul, reggae, ragga) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

23/7 - F'Estival les Pépites - Nach + Journeyman - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

25/7 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - Add’Alone (soul, pop, reggae, variété) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

28/7 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - Mathilde (Reprises all styles) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

30/7 - F'Estival les Pépites - Junior Rdriguez + Critical Pint - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

26/7 - Adopte 1 COL ! - Samoens
For one day only, the Col de Joux Plane road is reserved for cyclists only. Come and tackle this challenging climb made famous by the Tour de France.

August 2020

01/8 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - noche ritano (gypsy flamenko) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

3-5/8 - F'Estival les Pépites - Solar Project + Pauline - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

04/8 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - Dont feed the monkeys et LGT 45 (rock n roll, blues, folk) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

08/8 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - RNF (rock, blues) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

09/8 - Fete des Guides - Samoens
A celebration of the local mountain guides, come and discover all about them, and what they can offer.

11/8 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - Mathilde (Reprises All styles) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

13/8 - F'Estival les Pépites - Spit Reckless + Crazy Jess - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

15/8 - August 15th Celebrations - Samoens
Enjoy a beautiful evening at the Lacs aux Dames with fireworks, music and a lantern parade.

16/8 - Le Kilometre Vertical de l'Ultra Trail du Haute Giffre - Samoens
Watch some of worlds best vertical kilometer experts take of a trail running route which climbs directly up the steep slopes of the iconic Criou mountain.

18/8 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - Bouse Brothers (Rythm and blues, rock ‘n’ roll) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

18-31/8 - KAY (Claire Duclaux) painting exhibition - Samoens

20/8 - F'Estival les Pépites - Epsylon + Fordham - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

22/8 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - COlling you (rock, pop, soul, reggae, ragga) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

25/8 - Bar Apéro S'Pace - Add’Alone (soul, pop, reggae, variété) - Samoens
An evening of live music at the Apéro S'Pace bar in Samoens.

27/8 - F'Estival les Pépites - Nahaka + La Chica + Dubalist - Samoens
An eclectic mix of high quality emerging national and international artists will share their music in a series of free concerts around Samoens.

29-30/8 - La Megawatt - Samoens
An electric mountain bike festival - come and give them a try!

September & October 2020

05/9 - Rally du Mont-Blanc - Samoens/Morillon
A great weekend of high level motorsport action which is a round of the French National Rally Championship.

11/9 & 12/9 - Criou Blues Rock Festival - Samoens
The third year of the sucessful and popular music festival, featuring several concerts around Samoens.

18/9 - Samoens American Festival - Samoens
A fun filled weekend of all things American - line dancing, Harley Davidsons, hamburgers and much more!

17-18/10 - Foire d'automne - Mieussy
A huge autumn fair which takes over the entire town! Music, street entertainment, every kind of local food, cider making demonstrations (and drinking!), flea market.

27/10 - Foire de la Saint Michel - Samoens
Lots to see, do, and taste at this fair dedicated to agriculture, culinary products, popular arts and traditions of agriculture.

Local Markets

Samoens Market - Wednesdays, 7am - 1pm

Morillon Market - Sunday, 9am - 12.30pm (04/07 to 28/08)

Verchaix Market - Fridays, 7am - 1pm

Weekly Events

In addition to these larger events listed above, the tourist offices of SamoensMorillon and Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval organise a range of family events around town which are announced on a weekly basis and can be found on the respective tourist office websites. We'll also post the weekly schedules on our website an Facebook page

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