The excitement doesn’t stop when you come off the slopes, with loads of events and entertainment available all around the slopes of Champéry, and in the village itself you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience both on and off ski’s. Champéry has something to offer everyone, no matter your age or interests, keeping the whole family entertained and ensuring the holiday of a lifetime.
Port Du Soleil Events
Festivals and events in the Ports Du Soleil Ski Area
Take part in a music festival like no other on the ski slopes of the Ports Du Soleil. Hosting a number of massive celebrations, this ski region is transformed into a giant ski-in Alpine festival on occasions throughout the year.
Come and enjoy various festival styles including Rock the Pistes, Snowboxx, and so much more. Each festival see’s a selection of musicians and artists from different genres to ensure there is something for everyone.
Ski & Mountain Bike Events
The diverse and challenging landscape around Champéry brings with it the opportunity for world-class events to be held there. The Port Du Soleil region attracts a number of large ski and mountain biking events which take place annually. Most events held in the region are open to the public to participate in and enjoy.
The Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB Festival is held on the last week of June each years and attracts around 8,200 riders who take part in the 80km circuit. These well-known events are fully supported through all of the facilities in the region, with chair lift access, fairs, and food available to their participants. Not to mention the beautiful scenery to be appreciated during the event.
Life on the slopes of the Portes Du Soleil is far more than just skiing and snowboarding, it see’s some of the most fantastic bar, club and social scenes in the Alp’s. Après ski events are well-known for being excellent places to wind down after a day on the slopes and socialise with friends and family.
The Portes Du Soleil region offers a range of Après ski venues, from relaxed & mellow sit-down events, to full blow ski parties, and everything in between. Most ski areas offer daily events, some of which hosted by world renowned musicians and artists.
Entertainment in the Champéry region
Champéry see’s a whole host of daytime entertainment, from musical events, to cultural re-enactments, and everything in between. Champéry and the surrounding area have something for all ages and interests all year round.
Champéry village hosts live classical music performances which merge perfectly with the surrounding architecture, bringing with it traditional small market and food stands.
The village also offers children’s entertainment, in the form of kids clubs, and ski clubs, such as the ESS Kids Club. These professionally run groups ensure your children’s holiday is just as exciting as yours, allowing them to make friends and have fun in a safe and friendly environment.
Enjoy an evening of relaxation in Champéry, as the sun sets the village becomes even more calming and tranquil, lit by warm streetlights with the silhouette of the surrounding mountains in the moonlight. This is when most locals and tourists make their way to the many bars and restaurants around the village. Each of which offer their own unique forms of entertainment, from live music and games, to television access to see what is going on back at home. Evenings in Champéry emphasis the stress relieving nature of your Alpine escape, with entertainment options for all interests.
For a more exciting evening why not take part in one of the organised Night Skiing events in the slopes around Champéry where you can experience the wonder of gliding down the slopes after dark. All slopes in use are lit and ski lifts provide access for participants.
Enjoy the exciting nightlife in Champéry
Bars & Clubs
With a huge variety of clubs, bars and restaurants in Champéry you are sure to find somewhere you absolutely love. Each venue offers something different to their customers, from traditional bars where you will find the locals, to more modern clubs which attract a younger and more touristy crowd such as the SAF CLUB. This club offers a more energetic atmosphere and serves a variety of beers and cocktails to enjoy after a day on the slopes.
A lot of the venues in Champéry double up as restaurants in the day and bars or clubs at night, so expect to see your favourite dining location turned into a vibrate and social scene when the sun sets.
Only 1.5 hours from Geneva, Champéry sits on the France-Switzerland border, making up part of the world-famous snow sports and mountain biking area, the Port du Soleil. This beautiful village makes a fantastic destination 365 days a year, with something to offer to all the family.
Access By Car
From Monthey to Champéry : 15 minutes
From Geneva to Monthey : 1h20
From Zürich to Monthey : 2h25
From Milan to Monthey : 3h30
From Paris to Monthey : 6h25
Access to ski lifts
15 mins (Monthey)