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What's On in Samoens, Morillon and Local Area - Summer 2017

There's so much going on in Samoens and Morillon during the Spring, Summer and Autumn, that even if you spend an entire Summer in our valley, you'll struggle to see and do everything! There are great events on almost every day, but we've compiled a list of highlights below, which is in addition to the near endless list of fabulous outdoor activities on offer. A full list of Summer events can be viewed online.

We'll regularly update this page with new and exciting events as they are announced, so be sure to check to keep up to date!

17 June - Samoens Trail Tour
Samoens Village
Come and participate, or spectate, in Samoens' fantastic trail running race. Over 1500 runners take on 4 routes from 18-83km.  

16-17 June - Morillon Festival of Music
Lac Bleu, Morillon
A two day music festival organised by the Morillon music school, and based around a gorgeous Alpine lake.

24 June - Refuge Alfred Wills Mountain Festival
Refuge Alfred Wills, Sixt
Why not hike up from Sixt to the Refuge

24-25 June - Samoens Botanical Garden Open Day
Samoens village
Come and visit the stunning botanical gardens in Samoens and experience guided tours, competitions, talk, demonstrations, workshops and learn a little more about the wonderful local flora and fauna.

6-9 July - Samoens American Festival
Samoens village
Country music, line dancing, hamburgers, muscle cars and all things American. Great atmosphere, great fun!

8-9 July - Tadasana Yoga Festival
Sixt Fer-a-Cheval
Discover yoga, meditation and other activities in the majestic scenery of Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. Including a 'well-being' market featuring food, crafts, massages and much more.

12 July - 30 August - Giant Table Football!
Morillon village
How about a game of giant, human-sized, table football? Games will be held most Wednesday afternoons in Morillon, between 3-5pm.

13 July - Bastille Day Celebrations
Lac Bleu, Morillon
Feast on giant Paella, with a music concert, followed by a fireworks show in the beautiful surroundings of Lac Bleu.

14 July - Bastille Day Celebrations
Samoens

A music concert followed by an ever impressive fireworks show from the botanical gardens above Samoens village centre.

13 July - Festival Les Pepites - Nomadic Massive (hip-hop)
Place du Gros Tilleul, Samoens village
Seven music concerts spread throughout July and August in various open air locations throughout Samoens. Hip-hop, rock, blues, rock, you can hear it all!

15-16 July - Coupe de France Enduro Mountain Bike Race
Grand Massif, Samoens
The best mountain bikers in France gather to take on the fearsome natural mountain bike trails above Samoens. It never fails to deliver excitement!

15-31 July - Mosaïque d’Europe
Samoens village
The Geneva Opera Studio are performing 10 free concerts spread over two weeks, involving some 200 artists.

20 July - Festival Les Pepites - Peter Harper (Folk soul)
Pied de la Ville, Samoens village
Seven music concerts spread throughout July and August in various open air locations throughout Samoens. Hip-hop, rock, blues, rock, you can hear it all!

27 July - Wool Festival
Samoens village
Exhibition and sale of wool and silk, with traditional weaving demonstrations.

20 July - Festival Les Pepites - Dirty Deep (Rock Garage)
Pied de la Ville, Samoens village
Seven music concerts spread throughout July and August in various open air locations throughout Samoens. Hip-hop, rock, blues, rock, you can hear it all!

30 July - Trail du Tour des Fiz (trail running race)
Sixt Fer-a-Cheval
Participate, or support, in this wonderfully scenic trail tour. Three routes to choose from, 15km, 30km and 61km.

3 August - Manu Lanvin (Blues Rock)
Place du Gros Tilleul, Samoens village
Seven music concerts spread throughout July and August in various open air locations throughout Samoens. Hip-hop, rock, blues, rock, you can hear it all!

10 August - Saults (funk Rock)
Pied de la ville, Samoens village
Seven music concerts spread throughout July and August in various open air locations throughout Samoens. Hip-hop, rock, blues, rock, you can hear it all!

7-11 August - A Week of Unusual Activities!
Lac Bleu, Morillon
Participate in some exciting, and unusual, activities including Aquafight,, Discgolf, Slackline and Flag rugby!

8 August - Les Chœurs de France
Samoens Village
Traditional French and international songs performed by 500 choir singers the in front of Samoens church. Spectacular lighting, and a magical setting, make it a show not to be missed.

14 August - Y'a Le Feu au Lac
Lac Bleu, Morillon
Singing, dancing, and general craziness at Lac Bleu, with a spectacular fireworks show to finish!

17 August - Sidi Wacho (Hip Hop Latino)
Place du Gros Tilleul, Samoens village
Seven music concerts spread throughout July and August in various open air locations throughout Samoens. Hip-hop, rock, blues, rock, you can hear it all!

18 August - Night Rafting & Concerts
Sixt Fer-a-Cheval
Nunayak rafting are providing an evening of live, open air music and free guided rafting of the Giffre river at night!

17 August - The Sunvizors et Alibutton (Reggae)
Base de loisirs du Lacs aux Dames, Samoens village
Seven music concerts spread throughout July and August in various open air locations throughout Samoens. Hip-hop, rock, blues, rock, you can hear it all!

31 August - 2 September - Rally du Mont Blanc
Samoens & Morillon
The top rally drivers in France gather for an action packed weekend on the mountain roads around Samoens and Morillon. A must for any motorsport fans!

7 October - Fete du Pitin
Morillon
A festival celebrating apple juice, with local food, drinks, entertainment, traditional apple juice making demonstrations, and tasting!

21-22 October - Foire d'Automne
Mieussy
A huge festival taking over the entire village! You'll find stalls selling all kinds of local produce, food, and cider, as well as kinds of second hand treasures on sale. The cider making demonstrations are intriguing!

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