Do you love music and have a passion for the pistes? Or partial to a snow angel and winter punch? You don’t have to wait until the summer to get your festival fix. Why not treat yourself to the experience of a winter & ski festival? The perfect christmas gift for you and your friends. Here are our recommendations for you to enjoy in the UK and Europe. So secure your tickets today, and look forward to some epic memories. You don’t have to be a pro skier either, if you’re interested in becoming the next Eddie The Eagle then there are plenty of lessons to join in with and have a giggle.
Rise Festival 12th – 19th December 2015 – Les Deux Alpes, France
Fancy a cheeky break to kick of the festive season? Rise is a music festival set in the breathtaking french resort of les deux alpes. Apres ski? yes please. Rise festival have multiple venues to fulfil your every rave needs. Party in your ski boots and enjoy a lineup including Ms Dynamite, So solid crew, Jack Master, sigma and more talented artists. Tickets start from £189.00 plus booking fee. Tickets still available here
Transition snow – 13th – 19th December 2015 – Avoriaz, France
Snowbombing presents a new music ski & snowboard festival in the stunning snow capped resort of Avoriaz in France. Fancy six days of partying across a host of clubs, mountain stages and pop up venues? Included is a world class music line up including Dizzy Rascal, Ben Pearce, Artefact, B-Traits and more. Prices start from £99.00 for six nights accommodation & festival wristband. If you have a group of 10 or more then you can also even earn a free festival package. Tickets available here
Sneeuwbal Winter Festival – 30th January 2016, The Netherlands
Get rid of jack frost with some hot Gluhwein. Sneeuwbal (meaning: snowball) Winterfestival is a city-centre wonderland for electronic music lovers. A techno, techhouse, deephouse and house soundtrack provides the perfect party backdrop to a whole world of snow-themed fun in the very heart of Utrecht.
Four stages of international names and up-and-coming DJs embody a decidedly Dutch vibe. Meanwhile, with more side-entertainment than you could ask for and an encouraged dress-code of ski wear, Sneeuwbal has fast become one of the most distinctive festivals in northern Europe. Tickets from €32.50 Tickets available here
Groove Cairngorm 11th – 13th March 2016 – Cairngorm Mountain, Inverness-Shire
Presenting the UK’s first resort based snow sports festival. This weekend festival will be held in conjunction with Cairngorm Mountain which is a specialist snow sport venue.
There will be snow sports and entertainment each day up on the mountain, followed by après ski with live music and world class DJs until the early hours in a big top in Aviemore! Prices start from £65.00 for a weekend ticket & go on sale on the 27th November 2015 Tickets available here
Horizon Festival – 12th – 17th March – Bansko Ski resort, Bulgaria
Horizon’s ski and snowboarding festival is hosting it’s forth season in 2016. A packed week of exhilarating snow sports, live international djs and 30 hedonistic parties throughout the week provide music each and every day from 2pm through to 7am. The wealth of unique venues in Bansko is immense: Secret mountain hotels, forest stages, medieval banquet halls, pools, go-go bars and abandoned factories, all play host to Horizon raves, not to mention the resorts numerous super clubs, clubs and bars. Horizons festival celebrates the underground, cutting edge and left field electronic music scene whilst paying homage to great heritage acts and DJ’s. Six parties a day offer an ever changing programme of genres, from Techno, House, Dub and Garage through to Hip Hop, Grime, Sound System Culture and Bashment – just to spice it up! Festival passes start at £110.00 plus booking fee. Don’t miss out Get your tickets here
Snowboxx – 12th – 19th March 2016 – Alvoriaz, Portes du soleil, France
Snowboxx is an arena of festival activities, nestled in amongst the stunning alpine ski resort of Avoriaz. Emerge yourself into the electric atmosphere with a lineup to include Sigma, Grandmaster Flash, Mike Skinner, Stormzy, Blonde and Monki & friends and more to be announced. With live music, a karaoke cabin and promises of tropical pool parties can you refuse? Tickets from £99 for festival wristband entry only Grab your tickets here
Champéry – Les Crosets – 13th March
Avoriaz – 14th March
Morzine – Les Gets – 17th March
Châtel – 18th March
Morgins – 19th March
In 2016, the sixth edition of this radical new music festival takes place from 13 to 19 March. Put your skis on and join us throughout the Portes du Soleil’s slopes !
Concerts staged in the wildest settings at the heart of the ski area… The best International and French pop-rock artists… A music festival like no other in Europe, all you need to see the gigs is your liftpass! Lineup includes the two door cinema club. Book now
The Brits – 3rd – 10th April 2016, LAAX, Switzerland
Renowned for it’s eclectic mix of live bands and DJ’s, The BRITS has previously included the likes of Pendulum, Ben Howard, Rob Da Bank and The Correspondents. The Après Sessions kick off every day from 4.00pm-6.45pm on the Drop Zone Bar terrace in the centre of Val Claret. Tickets & accommodation here
Snowbombing – 4th – 9th April 2016 – Mayrhofen, Austria
A festival filled with fresh air, blue skies, black runs and white-hot parties… A week-long whirlwind of world class DJs and bands, in the idyllic alpine setting of Mayrhofen, Austria. Days are spent skiing, boarding, enjoying music on mountain top stages or relaxing in the spa of a luxury hotel. Nights deliver cutting edge performances in unique venues, from a sky high igloo, to an enchanted forest clearing. Regarded by many as… The Greatest Show on Snow.
Become an SB Promoter and earn yourself a free ticket info here http://www.snowbombing.com/prices/want-a-free-ticket The snowbombing package is sold as part of an entertainment and accommodation package. Prices start from approximately £300.00 for the duration. Secure your tickets & accommodation here