Not only are there ski slopes at ski resorts, but so much more. Events such as championships and festivals stir up the ski season even more. Jot these in your calendar, so you don’t miss out!
January 24 -27, 2019
The winter X-Games is held in Aspen. Impressive tricks, perfect jumps, and a lot of extreme snow sports. The X-Games gathers over 200 ski, snowboard, and snowmobile athletes at Buttermilk Mountain in Colorado. In addition to being one of the most famous winter competitions in the world, its structure is worthy of the greatest festivals: lots of music and top line-up turning the week into a great après-ski.
Sundance Film Festival
January 24 to February 3, 2019
The Sundance Film Festival brings Hollywood glamour to Park City. Created by actor Robert Redford in 1978, it is now the largest independent film festival in the United States. Between one movie premiere and another, keep your eyes opened as you can always meet famous actors and directors at restaurants and cafes.
26th St. Moritz Gourmet Festival
January 11-19, 2019
During nine days, St. Moritz transforms into pure gastronomical inspiration. The St. Moritz Gourmet Festival has gained more and more prominence over its 26 years of existence, turning the ski resort into a hub of awarded chefs, of course, and amazing food. The dinners and tastings take place in different hotels and restaurants of St. Moritz.
61st Concours Hippique St. Moritz
January 14-21, 2019
Traditionally, the Equestrian Competition was born almost at the same time as the St. Moritz ski resort. Now on its 61st edition it warms up the season with impressive jumps and horse demonstrations – all in the snow.
BRASKICUP by La Sivoliere
January 22, 2019
Courchevel 1850 with more Bossa! Did you know that there is a ski championship in Europe especially for Brazilians? On its 6th edition, The Hôtel La Sivolière organizes the Braskicup on January 22, 2019. There are no technical requirements for competitors to sign up and following the award is a lively après-ski.