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Main Events in Verbier 2017

Discover the main Verbier events in the year

About Main Events in Verbier

There are loads of events in Verbier organised year-round. From quirky local events to large scale sporting spectacles there is always something worth visiting. In this section we bring you information about the major annual Verbier events in resort and don't forget to check out our Events Calendar for the latest updates.

March Events

Freeride World Tour Final

This has become the make or break leg of the FWT, and it's when the chamopions for the current year get crowned. Competitors in snowboarding and skiing compete in a selction of different countries each year, chosen for their great off piste terrain. As the last stop in the tour Verbier is always a great event to watch.

April Events

Ultime Session

The ultimate end of season party on the slopes, to mark the end of the winter season. DJ's, parties, waterslides.. and it goes on all day.

June Events

Romandie Classic

This road cycling event is open to anyone to enter and sees riders cover part of the Tour de Romandie circuit. It involves a 1500 m or so climb, so definitely one to test your legs and your lungs on!

Cross du Velan

This is four events in one, with the longest race, the 45 km, counting as a qualifier for the UTMB (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc). One of the races is just for kids and the rest are for adults and they all take place over the course of 1 day.

July Events

Verbier Festival 

The big music event of the year in Verbier, which lasts for 17 days and brings the biggest names of Classical music together from around the world. Not only are there lots of concerts to go to, but also classes for the artists to attend. 

Trail Verbier St Bernard

This is a trail running competition, well five in one go really, of differing lengths, with one for children. Runners from all over the world take in some of the breathtaking mountain scenery whilst moving from point to point.

August Events

Swiss National Day

The 1st of August every year sees the Swiss go wild and party hard all around the country. Expect fireworks displays large and small, concerts in the open air and a lot of celebrating. Neighbouring country folk often pop over the border to join in the fun!

Grands Concours Hippique

This is a 10 day equestrian event held in Verbier every year, where local champions and International level riders compete. Watch some of the best show jumpers in the world.

Grand Raid

This mountain bike race takes some serious effort from its competitors, with over 5000m of climbing and 121 km course length. It sets off from the centre of Verbier and sees the riders cross 6 valleys to get to the finish line - definitely not one for the inexperienced!

Trophee des Combins

This trail running race takes place early in the month and incorporates two races, one of 7.8km and one of 21.4km around the Corbassière glacier. Anyone can enter and children can take part too as long as they're accompanied by an adult.

September Events

Bike Fest

Thousands of motorbike fans and fans of scantily clad ladies flock to Verbier in early September for the biggest expo of all things motorbike for miles around. Expect exhibition riding, parties, FMX stunts, live music, demonstrations, lots of leather & lots of burn outs!

October Events

Rallye de Valais

This is a big event in the Swiss motorsports calendar and is held in Martigny. International rally drivers are drawn to the event as well the top names in Swiss driving.

Location: Verbier Region

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