Week Commencing Saturday 21st March 2020 – Weekly Events Schedule
Every week throughout the winter season Morzine puts on a whole host of weekly events to keep you entertained when you venture down off the hill.
Here’s what’s going on throughout the week:
Saturday 21st March 2020
The Stranglers play live in Morgins for the final day of the Rock the Pistes Festival. Classic British rock band The Stranglers play a live set wit the stunning back drop of the Dents du Midi at the top of the main Morgins chair lift at 13:30
Monday 23rd March 2020
Welcome Drinks – Head on down to the church square by the Marie between 16:30-18:30 and enjoy a welcome drink. Green chaud is Hot Chocolate with green Chartreuse to warm the cockles and there is also local cheese to try from the l’Alpage dairy.
Clarinet Concert – Guy Perrault plays a live clarinet show at the Eglise Ste Marie Madeleine (the church at the bottom of the Roue du Bourg by the Marie roundabout) at 18:00
Wednesday 25th March 2020
Open the slopes – accompanied by members of the mountain rescue team head out early and help them prepare and open the slopes for the day. Then enjoy breakfast in their mountain chalet. It starts at 8am sharp from the Pleney and advance registration is required as there is limited space. It’s a free activity so just pop down to the tourist office to register at anytime before.
Local Market – Every Wednesday morning from 8am- 12:30pm Morzine hosts a wonderful market in the Carrefour/post office car park. Local producers come from the surrounding villages with the best meats, fruits, vegetables and cheeses available.
Tour Of The Fish Farm – Head to the fish farm along Route des Ardoisieres (the road up to the Prodain lift station) at 15:00 for a guided tour of the local fish farm.
Thursday 26th March 2020
Cheese Dairy Tour – Every Thursday between 9-10am the local cheese dairy opens its doors to the public. The tour of the dairy will show you how the local cheeses are made and you’ll of course have the opportunity to try and buy the cheeses. (also possible every Wednesday 9-10am). The dairy is located on Route de la Plagne just past the Super Morzine roundabout at La Fruitière l’Alpage
Historical Tour of Morzine – meet at the Place de l’Eglise by the Marie roundabout at 10am for a free two hour historical tour of Morzine with a professional guide who will enlighten you on how Morzine has developed throughout history.
Can’Nyon Style Jump Competition – Head to the Nyon plateau at 13:30 for a free ski and snowboard jump jam competition with loads of fun prizes.
The Morzine Film Awards 2020 – Ticketed event (tickets can be bought at Cafe Chaud, Hideout Hostel and are priced at EUR12) at the Palais des Sportes (under the Super Morzine bridge) at 8pm. Morzine locals and seasonnaires will premier their films from the season to compete for the prestigious crown of the Morzine Film Awards. There is a bar and proceeds go to charity. Expect a lively fun filled evening but some content may not be child friendly.
Friday 27th March
Fun and games at the tourist office from 5pm. Take part in a series of skill games for the chance to win some great prizes.