Front de neige de la Floria

74450, Le Grand-Bornand

Free entertainment. On-site meals available.

“Fête de l’Alpage” (Pastures Day)

Aug 4, 2019

Front de neige de la Floria

74450, Le Grand-Bornand

Free entertainment. On-site meals available.

All daylong in Chinaillon. Various activities around the traditions and daily life in the pastures: ox-drawn wagon parade, milking competition, lumberjack contest, local products tasting, country-style meals and fireworks.

2018 Programme:

– 10.30am: mass
– 11am: running race (€5 /adulte – 3 km, €3 /under18 – 1 km). On-site registration before 10.30am.
– 12am: walk down from the pastures, then country-style lunch with music.

– All afternoon: herding dogs, traditional crafts, chainsaw sculptures demonstration, fishing, climbing, Lumberjack Contest…

– From 1.30pm: Savoyard folklore, milking competition, Pasture Queen Election and Lumberjack Contest last round.
– 3.30pm: ox-drawn wagon parade
– 6.30pm: Demonstration of the Reblochon Cheese making process.
– 7pm: Apéritif drinks and dinner. Live music by the band “Captiv”.

– From 10pm: fireworks and dance “From the 80’s to these days”.

Food and drinks stall open all day: crêpes, potatoes beignets (patties), charcuterie, cakes, ice cream, Farm Reblochon for sale, jam…