Here are some of the key events this winter at the Les Angles Village resort, a Pyrenean ski resort.
There are a whole range of things to do at Les Angles, both at night and during the daytime.
Some of the key events laid on at the resort are detailed here.
There's no time to get bored at Les Angles, what with the exhibitions, sports, culture, and heritage. So devise your own programme of activities to suit your fancy.
So whether you are looking for sporting activities or a bit of fun, want to take part or else attend as a spectator, our team has put together a rich and varied programme of events with something for everybody of all ages.
At Les Angles there are events all winter long!
CHRISTMAS IN THE HEART OF THE VILLAGE RESORT
CHRISTMAS IN THE HEART OF THE VILLAGE RESORT - From Saturday 24 to Tuesday 29 December and 30 December to 5 January 2018
Come and soak up the festive atmosphere and drink in the scent of candyfloss and popcorn wafting through Father Christmas’s village. Tasteful illuminations and singing will accompany Father Christmas’s parade on 24 December. The evening will be rounded off with a fireworks display and a torch-lit descent.
NEW YEAR'S EVE
NEW YEAR'S EVE - Tuesday 31 December 2018
To celebrate the last evening of the year the resort invites you to come and admire the torch-lit descent organised by the Ecole de Ski Français, followed by a fireworks display. To share this special moment, the resort will be offering visitors free wine and hot chocolate in the Lower Resort.
BELL TOWER NIGHTCLUB
BELL TOWER NIGHTCLUB -Tuesday 31 December 2018
Come and party at the foot of the church tower to welcome in the New Year with our entertainment team. Come with your family and friends and let yourself get carried away by the festive music at the bell tower club. For a few hours the church tower will become a real nightclub!
CAVALCADE DES ROIS
CAVALCADE DES ROIS -Sunday 5 January 2018
The three wise kings Melchior, Casper, and Balthazar will be handing out sweets and treats to children during a joyous and colourful parade.
30TH TRACE CATALANE
30TH TRACE CATALANE -Sunday 7 January 2018
Legendary downhill race for mountain skiers in the Pyrenees.
FRENCH DISABLED SKIING CHAMPIONSHIPS
FRENCH DISABLED SKIING CHAMPIONSHIPS -
This year the resort will be hosting a decisive stage in the French Disabled Skiing Championships.
THE 29TH FESTIVAL DE L’AVENTURE
THE 29TH FESTIVAL DE L’AVENTURE - From Saturday 20 to Thusday 25 January 2018
This festival was set up 25 years ago by volunteers from the Club de l’Aventure, and has now become a key event for all those who are passionate about adventure.
THE MONOMITIK - Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January 2018
An international gathering of mono-skiers. They are a fun, friendly, and slightly crazy bunch who leave a unique impression on the slopes!
FRANCE BLEU ROUSSILLON TOUR
FRANCE BLEU ROUSSILLON TOUR - Friday 31 and Saturday 1 February 2014 -
The radio station will be moving from one resort in the Neiges Catalanes network to the next every weekend in the month of January (with live broadcasts from the slopes).
To round off this Tour des Neiges the radio station will be setting up its studio in Les Angles for two days with a special evening at the Salle Bleu Neige.
After Les Chevaliers du Fiel, Serge Llado, and Gérald Dahan, the famous Quebecois comedian Anthony Kavanagh will be coming to present his new One Man Show.
THE RESORT’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY
THE RESORT’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY - Friday 7 and Saturday 8 February 2014 –
The resort was created in 1964 and it will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this season. This weekend will bring to a close to the numerous festivities organised to celebrate this event, including concerts, shows, torch-lit descents, firework displays, and more.
FRENCH SCHOOL HOLIDAYS PERIOD
FRENCH SCHOOL HOLIDAYS PERIOD – From Saturday 10 February to Sunday 11 March 2018
Various themed weeks will be organised, with workshops and many fun activities for adults and children.
Circus arts, calligraphy, puppet workshops, and street performances will be given pride of place this year.
Each year the resort organises a Carnival with a great fancy dress parade. Mr. Carnival will be judged and set alight at the end of this wonderful spectacle.
TORCH-LIT DESCENT AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY
TORCH-LIT DESCENT AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY – Every Thursday during the school holidays–
The resort and ski school will be organising a magnificent torch-lit descent in which children can take part. This will be an enchanting spectacle leaving from the top of the Mermet red run right down to the heart of the village. The evenings will be rounded off with a great fireworks display.
Live performances will be organised each week during the school holiday period, with plays, juggling, storytelling, and other events for magical memories.
LAST ULTIMA FREESTYLE
LAST ULTIMA FREESTYLE -
Fancy dress, barbecues, music, and fiesta - to celebrate the end of the season.
SNOW BIKE AND SUN
SNOW BIKE AND SUN
From the Roc d’Aude down to the bottom of the resort for a super friendly and fast-paced descent on two wheels!
A fun and festive event for all lovers of mountain biking and snow.
EASTER WEEK END
The village lays on a traditional Easter celebration and invites adults and children alike to come and hunt for Easter eggs in the village streets.
The programme includes an Easter egg hunt, fun activities, and religious celebrations.
Poor weather conditions?
If the weather conditions are poor, then fun activities are organised in the Salle du Capcir, in addition to those already planned. Further information is available at the Tourism Office.
Entertainment licences held by the director, Jérôme Meunier.
Licence 2: 2-1027373. Licence 3: 3-1027372
N.B.: All events and dates are given for information purposes only and are subject to change. Further information at www.lesangles.com
A full and detailed programme of events laid on during the Christmas holidays and the February school holidays is available at the Tourism Office.