Events

Staying for a few weeks or longer? Want to know what is happening in the area? Our events guide is just what you need. Here you will find events in our area both large and small. If you are looking for a specific event you can sort by category or date. Why not enjoy a village fete, a music festival or visit the new art exhibition in Martigny. The choice is yours......

25 - 28 Aug
 

 

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc​

One of the most challenging ultra races in the world. 2300 participants pushing their limits to the extreme,  cross 3 countries at high altitude in difficult weather conditions day and night.. You tube clip by Northface Ultra-Trail

18 June to 26 September

 

Exhibition Sculptures “Asthmatic Fairy” By Julien Marolf 
From 18th June to 26th September at the Jardin Alpin Flore-Alpe
More info : http://www.flore-alpe.ch/fr/Evenements/Exposition/

 

 

22 June to 7 September

Guided Tour of the Artillery Fort

 

22nd to 30th June - Tours from Wed to Sun at 5pm

1st July to 31st August - Tours from Wed to Sun at 2pm & 4.30pm

7th September 2016 - Tours from Wed to Sun at 5pm

 

Explore a fascinating underground fortress. During your visit, you will discover the machine room, decontamination room, ammunition room, operations room and sick bay, dormitories, battlement tower and more.Meeting in front of the entrance of the Fort                  

More info: . +41(0)79 340 01 13, champexlac@saint-bernard.ch

24 July

Artisan Market​

Local produce and crafts market and activities around Champex lake from 10.30 to 18.00. Food on sale from the stands and the station shops. More than 70 stands

4 - 7 Aug

Music Festival

4 août 2016 21:45
5 août 2016 21:45
7 août 2016 19:00
04.08: Concert de "I Maestri" à 19h45 at the chapelle des Arolles.
05.08: Concert de Cors aux Alpes 19h45 at the chapelle Catholique
07.08: Concert de Trio Bonita à 17h00 at the chapelle des Arolles 
Entry Free (collection on exit)  http://www.lesmusicalesdechampex.com/

28 July

Verbier Festival 'Fest'Off'

Classical concert with musicians of the Verbier Festival.
Starts 7.30pm at the Flore-Alpe botanical garden (in the event of rain the concert will take place at  la chapelle des Arolles à Champex-Lac)
Contact: Route de l'Adray 27, 1938 Champex-Lac
T. +41 (0)27 783 12 17+41 (0)27 783 12 17
info@flore-alpe.ch  http://www.flore-alpe.ch

1 Aug

Swiss National Holiday
Spectacular Fireworks and Musical Entertainment

19 August

'Before' Champex Festival.
From 20.00, music at the bar "La Promenade
Route du Signial 
1938 Champex-Lac
T. +41 (0)79 720 13 92
info@immoalp.ch

20 August

IAM Champex Challenge.
The first "IAM Champex Challenge" with 2 different cycling courses.
16.00 from Bovernier to Champex-Lac for an ascent that covers - 12km, + 850m

18.00 from Champex d'en-Bas to Champex-Lac for children  - 2.5km, + 170m

10 June - 10 July

 Euro 2016 at the Broc'N pub
10.06 to 10.07
Live football on TV
Info: +41 79 443 89 90

18 June to 26 June

Swiss botanical garden week


Animations & themed guided visits "Conservation of endangered wild plants"
Info: www.flore-alpe.ch

26 June

 

Guided visit / Walk through the marshes / Stands
Info: www.flore-alpe.ch

 

21 September

 

Exhibition Sculptures “Asthmatic Fairy” By Julien Marolf  - closing soiree
From 3pm at the alpin garden 
Aperitive with the artist Julien Marolf
More info : www.flore-alpe.ch

 

10 & 11 Sept

Flore Alpe - European Heritage Day 

Guided visit at 11am and 2pm 
Free entrance and guided visits
Info : www.flore-alpe.ch

 

 

3 & 4 Sept

Memorial Hill Climb Race 

Race from Orsières to Champex-Lac
From 9am,  Vintage motor vehicles
Refrehments

Info : http://www.memorial-oc.ch/

 

 

28 Aug

Painting Course
From 12.00 to 19.0. in the Flore-Alpe Botanical Garden.
More informations and registrations : Thierry Guyot - Tel +41 (0)9 51 30 08 56 / Aude Berliner - Tel +41 (0)6 62 27 13 85

or on the website : www.flore-alpe.ch

27 Aug

Flore Alpe - Discussion on the Flora of Valais

10.00 to 17.00 with Jean-Luc Poligné
To register: Tel 027 783 12 17 or email info@flore-alpe.ch
Info : www.flore-alpe.ch

Language : Please note tour in French

 

20 Aug
 

 

Music Festival  - Free Admission

Champex hosts its annual music festival on 5th September from 18.00hrs until late..  From traditional music to rock, pop, blues and jazz there is something for everyone!  For more information visit the Champex'stival website

15 Aug

Boules Tournament

Registration from 8am at the "Place des Forts" to Champex-Lac.
Start at 9.00
Catering on site
Info: 079 606 06 60

 

14 Aug

Plants Day - Build you own insect house

11am: Conference
3pm: Workshop "Build your own house for insects"
Info: www.flore-alpe.ch

Registration: Flore-Alpe Tel 027 783 12 17 or info@flore-alpe.ch, places limited

Language : Please note in French

 

13 Aug

Sales of Bird Ornaments made from Sandstone

Open 10.00 to 18.00
Info: www.flore-alpe.ch

 

 

13-14 Aug

Radio Controlled Regatta

10-15 radio controlled boats

Starting line from the beach 
Info and Registration at the Model Yacht Club Genève : +41 79 413 31 43 

6 Aug

 

Exhibition Sculptures “Asthmatic Fairy” By Julien Marolf 
Guided Tour at the Jardin Alpin Flore-Alpe 15.00
More info : http://www.flore-alpe.ch

Please note Tours often in French Language

 

 

6 August

Levitation - Paddleboard Challenge

Free introductory course on the lake
Entertainment, bar & BBQ
From 21.00, concert at the bar La Promenade
Info : +41 (0) 27 722 04 / www.levitation.ch 

 

31 July

Gulded Tour  - Plants at the feast

11.00 Alpin Garden
Info: www.flore-alpe.ch

31 July

Flore Alpe - Stories & Legends

15.00 : Storyteller at the Gardens
Info : www.flore-alpe.ch

Language : Please note French language

 

8,9,10 July

Verbier Saint Bernard X-Alpine - Ultra Race

The main Swiss Alps trail,a new route is definitely alpine and will become a real challenge for experienced ultratrailers!

http://www.trailvsb.com/en/

 

30 July

Brazilian Night Broc 'n Pub
Contact : Mercedes Lovey +41 (0)79 443 89 90

22 July

Tartare Night Broc 'n Pub
Contact : Mercedes Lovey +41 (0)79 443 89 90

18 July to 14 Aug

Discovering Mushrooms
Edible, Medicinal & Toxic Mushrooms Hike with 

09.00 - 11.00Pr. Kurt Hostettmann
Info: www.flore-alpe.ch

Language: Please note language French

4-5 June

Swiss Micro Regatta

Saturday 04.06: 11am start of the regattas
Sunday 05.06: 10am start of the regattas
Registration fee: CHF 25.-
Menu (20 CHF) at the restaurant "Vieux-Champex"
Info and mandatory registration before May 21: http://www.sui-microsailing.ch 

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22 Oct
 

 

​ International Rally of Vallais

Race Les Valettes-Champex-Lac - Chez Les Reuses
Start at 9.55 am and 2.40 pm
Road closure from 8.30 am to 12.30 am and 1.30pm and 5.30 pm
More info : www.riv.ch