Here are some events you will not want to miss this month!
Chamonix’s Guide Festival is back again with fireworks, live musical concerts and a traditional ceremony celebrating our amazing mountain guides. Make sure to be here in the Chamonix Valley to enjoy the event, starting from Monday 12th until the 15th August. For more information about the festival, please check out the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix.
Come and show your support for our Chamonix Ice Hockey team Les Pionniers who will be playing matches at the Chamonix Ice rink/Patinoire Richard Bozon in the centre of town (just behind the Place du Mont Blanc) throughout August. Here’s the fixtures list;
8th August – Chamonix vs Sélection Mont-Blanc
13th August – Chamonix vs Lyon
21st August – Chamonix vs Martigny
26th August – Chamonix vs Sierre
28th August – Chamonix vs Lukko
30th August – Chamonix vs Saipa
Matches start at 20:45 and entry fee is 10€ per adult.
The Chamonix Market is held every Saturday (from 8h00 until around 13h00) at Place Mont Blanc. You will find the best local produce including bread, cheese, fruits, vegetables, cured meats and classic vin chaud!
UTMB (Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc) is back in town! The competitors will be running in the various events from Monday 26th August to Sunday 1st September. This annual event will take place across 3 countries, France, Italy and Switzerland and includes 5 races: UTMB, CCC (Courmayeur-Champex-Chamonix), TDS (les Traces des Dues de Savoie), PTL (la Petite Trotte à Léon) and OCC (Orsières-Champex-Chamonix). You can check out the UTMB website for more information on each individual race. Soaking up the atmosphere of this event is an unmissable part of the Chamonix calendar!