Summer 2024 in Morzine – What’s Going On?


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Morzine has a packed schedule of events during the summer,  find out what’s going on below:

 

Pass’Portes du Soleil Mountain Bike

28 to 30 June, 2024

The Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB is the opening event of the Portes du Soleil mountain biking area.  Using most of the lifts, the route takes in the whole area with food and drink stations with music along the way.  

https://en.morzine-avoriaz.com/agenda-pass-portes-du-soleil-mtb-307129.html


Morzine Spartan Event

5 to 7 July, 2024

Spartan is a brand of outdoor obstacle event racing.  There 5 difference routes of varying levels including a kids race.  This is Spartans 10th anniversary in France so they are celebrating with an Ultra race of 50k and 60 obstacles.    This is fun event to watch as well as participate in.

https://fr.spartan.com/fr/race/

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Mountain Bike UCI World CupUC world cup 2024 poster

4 to 7, July 2024

For the third year running, the Mountain Bike World Cup is returning to Les Gets! The world’s best DH and Cross-country riders will once again battle it out in Les Gets.

3 events are on the programme for this week of competitions: XCO: Olympic Cross-country, XCC: Cross-country Short Track and DHI: Downhill Individual

https://ucimtbworldseries.com/events/haute-savoie


Skateboarding FISE freestyle tour

Sat 6 July, 2024

Enjoy demonstrations, competitions and a fun crazy atmosphere in the skatepark in the centre of Avoriaz.  A weekend of entertainment centred around the skatepark in Avoriaz.  Competitions for amateurs and pros in roller, skateboard and freestyle scooter. Plus the skatepark is in Avoriaz for the whole summer!

https://www.seeavoriaz.com/events/fise-freestyle-tour-avoriaz-747183


Harley Daysharley days poster 2024

11 to 14 July, 2024

The Morzine Harley Days is back with a “pure rock” edition.  More than 10,000 motorcycles and 30,000 people are expected for an event which which makes the town thump with the roar of Harley motorbikes.  The town is taken over with bikes, bikers, stalls, beer tents and stages.  If you’re not Harley to your core this is just an awesome people watching opportunity.

https://en.morzine-avoriaz.com/agenda-morzine-avoriaz-harley-days-609150-1.html


Bastille Day Celebrations

14th July

If you aren’t exhausted by Harley Days then there will be some form of Bastille Day celebrations on Sunday evening.  Probably a firework display about 22hr.


Morzine nature

15 to 19 July, 2024

We are going to need this!  This event is new to the calendar.  There will be a packed programme of well-being activities. A moment of serenity in the heart of the mountains for a special feeling of wellness.   Numerous workshops are offered throughout the week including fitness classes, Pilates, Yoga, hikes, sophrology, well-being workshops and many more.

Adopt 1 Col ! Crossing the Col de Joux en Plane by bike

21 July 2024

Cyclists, this challenge is for you!  Make the most of this legendary hors catégorie pass, crossed many times by the Tour de France and the Critérium du Dauphiné!  The Joux Plane road will be closed to motor traffic from 8am to 1130am.  Refreshments will be provided at the summit! It’s a friendly, stress-free experience where everyone goes at their own pace. 

Morzine Children’s Kingdom

22 to 26 July, 2024 AND 5 to 9 August, 2024

This event has been running for a few years now and it is a great way to spend a few hours.  There are free activities, workshops and music every day in the square by the Tourist Office from 10h to 19h.

Morzine Beach

31 July to 1 of August 2024

The beach comes to Morzine for two unforgettable days with your family!  Between sandpits, cooking workshops, creative workshops, face painting, foot billiards and Zumba, Morzine has everything you need for a beach day in the mountains. No need to go to the sea to play with your feet in the sand!  While the kids are having fun making sand castles, parents can enjoy a relaxing moment in the mountains with a good sunbathe on a deck chair.

Hauts-Forts Trail Running Race

10 August, 2024

The Hauts-Forts trail links Morzine to Avoriaz at an altitude of 1800m and takes you through the most beautiful panoramas of the Portes du Soleil. This is a course that is both difficult and demanding, marked by its technical nature and its altitude.

Mont-Blanc Rallye

5 to 7 September, 2024

The Mont-Blanc Morzine Rally is one of the French Automobile Championship.  There are special stages around the resort, such as the Joux Verte pass or the Joux Plane pass, and even vintage and historic cars, to the delight of rally fans and spectators.