Toussaint Holidays au Pays du Mont-Blanc

If you are staying home au Pays du Mont-Blanc (or visiting us) during the (very long!) 🍂🍁🎃 Toussaint holidays 🎃🍁🍂, then you are in for a treat as there are plenty of family-friendly activities a-happening!

Below, you will find some of the children’s festivals, activities, Halloween specials, workshops and films on offer au Pays du Mont-Blanc and beyond during the holidays . . . and if you scroll a bit further down the post, you will find the AGENDA.

And don’t forget that some of the télécabines are still operating during the Toussaint holidays, allowing for some higher-altitude walks (weather permitting): Flégère open until 10th November, 9h to 16h; Montenvers-Mer de Glace open until 10th November, 9h to 16h; Aiguille du Midi until 5th November . . . and a selection of Accrobranches ® open during the holidays too!

And for those rainy days with no clear plans, we have a host of wonderful museums au Pays du Mont-Blanc, swimming pools, ice-skating rinks, bowling alleys, cinemas and softplay centres.

🍂🍁🎃 Bonnes Vacances de Toussaint! 🎃🍁🍂


Children’s festival «Les Petits Asticots« (Pays du Mont-Blanc)

This much anticipated festival for children au Pays du Mont-Blanc (Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz, Vallorcine, Passy, Sallanches & Saint-Gervais-les-Bains) will take place from Saturday 21st to Thursday 26th October – a week of theatre, music, dance, circus, puppets and workshops for little people and their families (and some for older children)! / price: all spectacles 5€ and workshops from FREE to 15€ / booking details: les-petits-asticots.com;

© Les Petits Asticots

Globule Radio workshops for older children

The association Le Fil de l’Arve is offering a radio journalism workshop during the Toussaint holidays for children 7 to 15 ans years; at the heart of this holiday workshop: the children’s festival «Les Petits Asticots» / a chance to get behind the scenes of this festival, to interview the actors and the teams involved in the production, and to interview the public too (their reactions) / price: 5 days for 170€ (lunch, entrance to spectacles and transport within the Vallée de l’Arve included) / 10h to 17h, from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th October / reservations: here / more information: www.globule-radio.fr;

© Globule Radio

Musée Alpin (Chamonix)

The wonderful Musée Alpin in Chamonix has some activities planned for children/families during the Toussaint holidays . . .


«École du Regard» photography workshop by Image Temps (Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine Janny Couttet, Chamonix)

Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st October and Thursday 2nd November Workshop: «Ecole du Regard» (5ème) by Images Temps: “Documenter la vallée et réaliser un magazine photo – Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine Janny Couttet – Chamonix – a photographic workshop, to make your own photo magazine / for 10 – 15 year olds/ price: 50€ for members and 70€ for non-members / all equipment and food supplied / group size: 6 pax / more details herereservations: imagetemps@gmail.com;

© Image Temps

Festival CinémAnimation (Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz, Vallorcine)

From 2nd to 5th November, l’Association des Amis du Cinéma Chamonix, Le Grand Soir Cinébus Les Houches and Le Cinéma Vox de Chamonix are animating your Toussaint holidays . . .

«Festival CinémAnimation» ProgrAmme:

© Festival CinéAnimation

On the screening days, there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention).

There will also be FREE workshops organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema:

  • Servoz: Friday 3rd November, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 47 28 75;
  • Les Houches: Saturday 4th November from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 54 39 83;
  • Vallorcine: Sunday 5th November from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 34 44 08;

«Les P’tits Experts de la Nature» nature workshops (Centre de la Nature Montagnarde in Sallanches)

«Les P’tits Experts de la Nature» workshops for children (6+ years) at the Centre de la Nature Montagnarde in Sallanches will be taking place over the Toussaint holidays from 14h to 16h on Wednesdays / price: 6€ per child (parents are free to leave while their little ones beaver away!) / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 58 32 13 / address: CNM, Château des Rubins, 105 montée des Rubins, 74700, Sallanches / website;

  • Wednesday 25th October – Le P’tit paysagiste discover the mountain landspcape with your sense of smell, up above Sallanches; observe the highest peaks of the Alps and make your own map (outdoor activity, unless weather poor);
  • Wednesday 1st November  Le P’tit Vannier  try out the art of vannerie (basket weaving), transmitted in the olden days from the older generation to the younger one; construct an object that you will take home with you (indoor workshop);
«Les P’tits Experts de la Nature» © Centre de la Nature Montagnarde

Le Parc en Folie Softplay – Toussaint activities (Sallanches)

Le Parc en Folie in Sallanches is celebrating its 1st birthday during the Toussaint holidays!  And to celebrate, Sabrina is organising a «Soirée Apéro pour petits et grands» on Saturday 21st October from 19h to 21h30 / price: adults 6€ and children 3€ – reservations required;

Flyer from 2016! © Le Parc en Folie

And following on from this, there will be lots of activities scheduled here over the Toussaint holidays!  See the flyer below and the AGENDA later in the post.

Le Parc en Folie Toussaint Activities © Le Parc en Folie

«Les Petits Fermiers» farmyard workshops at Ferme Les Montagnards GAEC (Ormaret, Combloux)

The Ferme les Montagnards, in Ormaret in Combloux, is offering some FREE farm workshops for children during the holidays: Monday 23rd October, Thursday 26th October and Friday 27th October. In addition, there will be some butter-making workshops (Monday 23rd & Thursday 26th October from 10h30 to 11h30 and Friday 27th October from 15h to 16h / price: 5€) and reblochon-making sessions: Tuesday 24th October from 10h to 12h and on Thursday 26th October from 14h to 18h (the cheese-making workshops cost 8€ for adults and 6€ for children (adults must accompany).  See AGENDA below for more details.

 

© Ferme les Montagnards

L’Oiseau de Passage (Circus & Music workshop in Domancy)

Workshop:  «Les Arts Croisés» by L’Oiseau de Passage at the Tour Carrée in Domancy / from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th October, 13h30 to 16h30 / for 4 to 12 year olds / price: 60€ / reservations: 06 62 78 36 35;

© L’Oiseau de Passage

Tennis Ballon in Cordon

Every Wednesday until the beginning of November (and also on Fridays during the Toussaint holidays), you can try out Tennis Ballon in Cordon, with François, from 16h30 to 18h / football on a tennis course! / FREE;

© cordon.fr

Photography workshops for children (Saint-Gervais-les-Bains)
© Byzance Photos Reportages

During the Toussaint holidays, from Saturday 21st October to Sunday 5th November, Byzance Photos Reportages (run by Catherine) is offering digital photography workshops for children from 6 to 12 years / 30 minute sessions / fun & informative lessons / location: l’Aire de Jeux du Jardin Public de Saint-Gervais-les-Bains / when? 10h to 12h and 15h to 18h / with own digital camera, or one borrowed / accompanying adult required / price: 10€ for 30 mins / reservations: FB messenger Byzance Photos Reportages;


Les Petits Princes de l’Automne (Megève)

In Megève, from Monday 23rd October to Sunday 5th November, there will be a children’s festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» / two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / address: Place du Village and Local Poterie:

  • cabane-making / for all / FREE!
  • atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years) / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!
  • face-painting / 3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!
  • manège – open to all / this activitiey has an entrance fee;
  • Halloween creative workshop / for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève;
  • Halloween party at the patinoire on 31st October;
© megeve.com

Workshops at the Palais (Megève)

There were some wonderful workshops on offer during the past summer holidays at the Palais in Megève . . . and this Toussaint, there are equally some stages/lessons available for children of varying ages:

  • Baby Grimpe – from 27th October to 3rd November, 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h (for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child);
  • Stage Cirque – from 23rd to 25th October OR from 1st to 3rd November (learn how to juggle, balance, do acrobatics . . . / for 6 to 12 year olds / price: 40€ for 3 days);
  • Acrobatie – 23rd & 24th October (for children 5+ years / price: 15€ la séance);
  • Stage: Tout en Equilibre – 24th to 26th October OR 31st October to 2nd November (for children 6 to 12 years; price: 40€ for 3-day stage);
  • Stage: Stylisme & Création – 26th to 28th October from 10h to 12h OR from 13h30 to 15h30 (learn how to use a sewing machine, among other activities on this 3-day workshop / for children 9+ years / price: 62€ for 3-day workshop);
  • Yoga Famille – on Wednesday 25th October (price: 15€ binôme parent & child);
  • Balnéo Famille – from 22nd October to 5th November, 10h to 12h  (water heated to 34°C / price: 22€; child: 8€ and free for under 5s);

Reservations for all classes/stages: at the Caisses, Palais de Megève / tel: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71.


Storytelling & Spectacles (Megève)

Wednesday 25th October  Heure du Conte (storytime for children) – Médiatèque – Megève – 17h – for children 3+ years / FREE! / no reservations needed / address: Espace Jeunesse, Médiathèque, 247 route du Palais des Sports, 74120, Megève; tel: +33 (0)4 50 91 57 70;

© megeve.com

Tuesday 31st OctoberChildren’s theatre: «Oh non, encore une sorcière!» – MédiathèqueLe Palais – Megève – 14h30 AND 16h30 / for 4+ yearsFREE! / reservations: see flyer below;

© Palais Megève

And further afield . . . 
Children’s festival: «Festi’Môm» (Annemasse)

«Festi’Môm» will be taking place in Annemasse from Saturday 21st until Sunday 29th October / organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes (specialist in children’s activities in Annecy & Haute-Savoie & Savoie) / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

© Festi’Mom

La Maison du Salève (Présilly)

La Maison du Salève in Présilly has various “nature in autumn” workshops scheduled (see AGENDA for more details and prices & telephone number):

  • Thursday 26th October Workshop: «Autour de l’Arbre» at 14h30;
  • Friday 27th October Workshop: «Musique Verte» at 14h30;
  • Sunday 29th October Fête des Vergers – Chenex9h to 18h;
  • Thursday 2nd November – Workshop: «Anima’Sons» at 14h30;
  • Friday 3rd November Workshop: «Land’art» at 14h30;

Aquatis (Lausanne, Switzerland)
© http://www.loisirs.ch

Saturday 21st October is the grand opening of the new Aquatis aquarium/vivarium in Lausanne! / see website for more details, opening hours and prices.


Agenda

Saturday 21st OctoberAtelier du photographeMaison de la Mémoire et du PatrimoineChamonix14h to 18h – by association Image Temps / make your protrait photo in a matter of minutes! / price: 4€ for adults and children FREE (and 15€ membership l’association Image Temps

© Image Temps

Saturday 21st October – Les Petits Asticots: «Marre Mots» (concert) by Yoanna et Brice Quillion – FJEP Parvis des Fiz  Passy – 17h  music showall public 6+ years / duration: 45mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details;

Saturday 21st October – Les Petits Asticots: «Titi tombe, Titi tombe pas» (arts de la pistes) by Compagnie Pascal Rousseau – Salle Léon Curral Sallanches – 11h  all public 3+ years / duration: 40mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details;

© Les Petits Asticots

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd OctoberFoire FroideSalle Léon Curral & town centreSallanches – the annual autumnal get-together in Sallanches, to get to know the traditions of the countryside: l’Association Sallanches, Histoire et Patrimoine (Friday); vintage cars; lunch menu «Foire Froide»; pony rides with les Ecuries des Ducs; artisan market; games & toys for sale; on Sunday, 48ème concours de la race Abondance in the Place Charles Albert;

Saturday 21st October Le Parc en Folie 1st Year celebrations: «Soirée Apéro pour petits et grands» – Sallanches – 19h to 21h30price: adults 6€ and children 3€ – reservations required;

Flyer from 2016! © Le Parc en Folie

Saturday 21st OctoberHalloween Party (adults)Espace AnimationLes Contamines-Montjoie20h to 3h – DJ FŒHN and DJ JULIEN / with Curly’s Fish & Chips / free entry;

© Les Contamines-Montjoie

from Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm» Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

© Festi’Mom

from Saturday 21st October to 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures TalloiresTalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

© Acro’Aventures Talloires

Saturday 21st October – Aquatis aquarium/vivarium Opening – Lausanne  see website for more details, opening hours and prices.

http://www.loisirs.ch

Sunday 22nd October – Les Petits Asticots: «Z ou la fantasque mais véritable histoire du professeur Zhöpfermonsterthanz» by Compagnie la Clincaille – Salle Léon Curral  Sallanches – 10h and 14h  theatre and puppetsall public 5+ years / duration: 45mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details;

Sunday 22nd October – Les Petits Asticots: «Happy Manif (les pieds parallèles)» by David Rolland Choréographe – Pré Curral  Sallanches – 11h and 15h  walk with headsetsall public 7+ years / duration: 45mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details;

© Les Petits Asticots

Sunday 22nd OctoberFoire FroideSalle Léon Curral & town centreSallanches – the annual autumnal get-together in Sallanches, to get to know the traditions of the countryside: l’Association Sallanches, Histoire et Patrimoine (Friday); vintage cars; lunch menu «Foire Froide»; pony rides with les Ecuries des Ducs; artisan market; games & toys for sale; on Sunday, 48ème concours de la race Abondance in the Place Charles Albert;

until Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm»Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

Festi’Mom

until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures Talloires TalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

© Acro’Aventures Talloires

Monday 23rd October – Les Petits Asticots: «Soléo» (percussion corporelles) by Théatre Désaccordé Parvis des Fiz  Passy 17h  body percussionall public from 6+ years / duration: 50mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details;

© Les Petits Asticots

Monday 23rd October – Cinéma du Plateau d’Assy: «Bigfoot Junior» by Ben Stassen, Jérémie Degruson (Belgium, 2017) – Plateau d’Assy – 17h30price: 5€ and 4€ children / duration: 1h 32min / 6+ years / see website for more details;

Monday 23rd OctoberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: balloon sculpturesLe Parc en FolieSallanchesaddress: 1431 avenue André Lasquin, 74700, Sallanches / telephone: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

Monday 23rd October – «Les Petits Fermiers» workshop: butter-makingFerme les MontagnardsOrmaretCombloux 10h30 to 11h30 – FREE farmyard & butter-making workshop! / also on Thursday 26th & Friday 27th October!

Butter-making workshop © Ferme les Montagnards

Monday 23rd October – «Les Petits Fermiers» workshop for children: attrape-rêve (dream-catcher) – Ferme les MontagnardsOrmaretCombloux 15h to 16h;

«Les Petits Fermiers» © Ferme les Montagnards

Monday 23rd October – Les Petits Asticots: «Ombul» (théatre d’ombre) by Théatre Désaccordé Espace Mont-Blanc  Saint-Gervais-les-Bains – 9h30, 11h and 15h  theatre of shadowsall public from 18 months / duration: 35mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details;

from Monday 23rd October to Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making (for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

© megeve.com

Monday 23rd to Wednesday 25th OctoberWorkshop: Stage Cirque Le PalaisMegève – learn how to juggle, balance, do acrobatics . . . / for 6 to 12 year olds / price: 40€ for 3 days / workshop also from 1st to 3rd November / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Stage Cirque © Palais Megève

Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th OctoberAcrobatics Lesson – Le PalaisMegève – learn how to juggle, balance, do acrobatics . . . / for children 5+ years / price: 15€ la séance / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Acrobatie © Palais Megève

until Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm»Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

© Festi’Mom

until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures TalloiresTalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

© Acro’Aventures Talloires

Tuesday 24th OctoberLes Petits Asticots: «Piano Manège» by Cie La volière aux pianos Auditorium de l’Ecole de Musique et de Danse  Chamonix 10h to 17h – a piano, suspended! / all public + years / duration: 5mins per tour  / price: 5€ / address: Auditorium de l’Ecole de Musique et de Danse, 381 rue du Lyret, Chamonix /  see here for more details;

Tuesday 24th OctoberLes Petits Asticots: «Eclipse» by Théâtre de marionnettes de Genève (théatre d’ombre, de marionnettes)  Pole Culturel de Vallorcine  Vallorcine – 9h30, 11h and 15h – «astronaute», a little boy with his doudou, draws a night sky / all public 2+ years / duration: 30mins  / price: 5€ / address: Above Tourist Office, Chef-Lieu, 74660, Vallorcine /  see here for more details;

© Les Petits Asticots
Tuesday 24th OctoberLes Petits Asticots: «Cirque et pique» (cirque de puces) by Mister Alambic Cour de l’école  Vallorcine  all publics 5+ year/ duration: 20mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details; Cour de l’école, 74660, Vallorcine;
© Les Petits Asticots

Tuesday 24th OctoberLes Petits Asticots workshop: «Lectures et bricolages» by Gudule Wyser (librarian)BibliothèqueVallorcine13h to 14h30 “histoires de lunes, de planètes, d’étoiles, de rencontres d’ici et d’ailleurs. Des lectures de contes, poèmes et album, suivies d’un atelier créatif de fabrication d’un mobile” – Les Petits Asticots / 4+ years / price: 5€ / duration: 1h30;

© Les Petits Asticots

Tuesday 24th October«Les Petits Fermiers»: reblochon-making Ferme Les MontagnardsOrmaretCombloux 10h to 12hprice: 6€ children and 8€ adults / also, free farmyard workshops on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th October / reblochon-making also on Thursday 26th October 14h to 16h (6€ children and 8€ adults);

 

© Ferme les Montagnards

Tuesday 24th October Le Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: create your own Halloween maskLe Parc en Folie Softplay Sallanches / tel: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

Tuesday 24th October – Curling Club free sessions PatinoireSaint-Gervais-les-Bains18h to 19h or 19h to 20h – free trial sessions every Tuesday from September to December – for all 10+ years;

© Saint-Gervais-Mont-Blanc Curling Club

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

© megeve.com

Tuesday 24th OctoberAcrobatics Lesson – Le PalaisMegève – learn how to juggle, balance, do acrobatics . . . / for children 5+ years / price: 15€ la séance / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Acrobatie © Palais Megève

from 24th to 26th October – Stage: Tout en Equilibre – Le PalaisMegève / or children 6 to 12 years / and also 31st October to 2nd November / price: 40€ for 3 days / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Tout en equilibre © Palais Megève

until Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm»Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

© Festi’Mom

until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures TalloiresTalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

© Acro’Aventures Talloires

Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots: «Piano Manège» by Cie La volière aux pianos Auditorium de l’Ecole de Musique et de Danse  Chamonix – 11h to 17h – a piano, suspended! / all public / duration: 5mins per tour  / price: free / address: Auditorium de l’Ecole de Musique et de Danse, 381 rue du Lyret, Chamonix /  see here for more details;

Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots: «Conte: confidences d’un pêcheur d’oiseaux» by Jérôme Douplat – Auditorium de l’Ecole de Musique et de Danse  Chamonix11h and 14h30 all public 5+ years / duration: 40mins / price: 5€ / see here for more details;

© Les Petits Asticots

Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots workshop: Eveil Musical: «Création Sonore» by Anne Gaillard (pianist)École de musique (rue du Lyret) – Chamonix11h to 12h“exploration des sons par les enfants en utilisant leurs propres ressources: leurs voix, leurs corps. Écoute des instruments, toucher, jouer. Création d’une ambiance musicale.” – Les Petits Asticots / from 8 months to 3 years, with a parent / price: 5€ / duration: 1h;

© Les Petits Asticots
Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots workshop: Eveil Musical: «Paysage Sonore» by Anne Gaillard (pianist)École de musique (rue du Lyret) – Chamonix13h to 14h“composition d’une petite pièce musicale à partir d’un thème et des idées de chacun. Création d’un paysage sonore” – Les Petits Asticots / from 8 months to 3 years, with a parent / price: 5€ / duration: 1h;
Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots theatre workshop: «Viens, on joue!» by Melanie Baxter JonesÉcole de musique (rue du Lyret) – Chamonix9h to 11h“découverte du théâtre en douceur par des exercices de jeu, de rythme, s’inventer des histoires… ludique et adapté aux enfants” – Les Petits Asticots / from 3 to 6 years / price: 10€ / duration: 2h;
© Les Petits Asticots

Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots theatre workshop: «Jouer à jouer!» by Melanie Baxter Jones École de musique (rue du Lyret) Chamonix 11h to 14h30 “en partant de jeux théâtraux, aller à la découverte de soi et des autres en abordant l’improvisation. S’amuser à jouer, à raconter… à se surprendre!” – Les Petits Asticots / from 7 to 10 years / price: 15€ / duration: 3h;

© Les Petits Asticots

Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots theatre workshop: «Même pas cap!» by Melanie Baxter Jones École de musique (rue du Lyret) – Chamonix15h30 to 18h30“Improvisation théâtrale et jeux, le tout dans le plaisir, la joie et sans jugement!” – Les Petits Asticots / from 11 years / price: 15€ / duration: 3h;

© Les Petits Asticots

Wednesday 25th October Les Petits Asticots Street Photomaton with Association Image Temps (with Clémence) – École de musique (rue du Lyret) – Chamonix15h to 17h“Faites-vous tirer le portrait avec un appareil photo ancien « Afghan Box », et repartez avec votre image tirée sur place ” – Les Petits Asticots / all ages, families / FREE / no reservations necessary;

Wednesday 25th OctoberLes Petits Asticots workshop: Balade Contée with Jérôme Douplat, le Pêcheur d’histoires  – École de musique (rue du Lyret) – Chamonix17h30“Balade ornithologique (mais pas que…). D’un pas léger, le nez au vent, venez découvrir l’avifaune du pays avec un drôle d’oiseau auquel il sera difficile de clouer le bec. Entre anecdote, récit d’affût et croyance populaire, un regard ethnozoologique à porté de tous … Jumelles bienvenues.” – Les Petits Asticots / +5 years / price: 5€ / duration: 40 mins;

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Wednesday 25th OctoberYoga Famille (Fr/Eng) Ananda Yoga StudioChamonix17h to 18hprice: €15 / “Dans un monde où parents et enfants sont constamment occupés, le Yoga Famille c’est une superbe opportunité pour rire, grandir et se détendre ensemble. C’est également une occasion rare pour les parents et les enfants d’observer et d’apprendre les uns des autres, une excellente façon de combler la différence d’âge entre eux. Alors que vous soyez : papa, maman, grands parents, tantes et oncles ou enfants (frères, sœurs, cousins, cousines, copains…)” / all ages, all levels / address: 283 montée Charles Bozon, 74400, Chamonix / *Please check Toussaint Holiday schedule!*;

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Wednesday 25th OctoberToussaint workshop «Les P’tits Experts de la Nature»: Le P’tit paysagiste Centre de la Nature Montagnarde (CNM)Sallanches14h to 16h – discover the mountain landspcape with your sense of smell, up above Sallanches; observe the highest peaks of the Alps and make your own map (outdoor activity, unless weather poor) / for children 6+ years / price: 6€ per child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 58 32 13 / address: CNM, Château des Rubins, 105 montée des Rubins, 74700, Sallanches / website;

«Les P’tits Experts de la Nature» © Centre de la Nature Montagnarde

Wednesday 25th OctoberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: “Viens découvrir qui est dans la boite Le Parc en Folie Softplay – Sallanches / tel: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

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Wednesday 25th October – Tennis BallonCordon16h30 to 18h – football on a tennis course! / FREE! offered by François, trainer;

Wednesday 25th OctoberWorkshop: métal repoussé Musée d’Art Sacré de Saint Nicolas de Véroce – 10h30 to midday – make your own little treasure box! / from 6+ years / price: 2€;

Wednesday 25th OctoberYoga FamilleLe PalaisMegève10h – price: 15€ binôme parent & child / reservations at the caisses;

Yoga Famille © Palais Megève

Wednesday 25th October  Heure du Conte (storytime for children) – Médiatèque – Megève – 17h – for children 3+ years / FREE! / no reservations needed / address: Espace Jeunesse, Médiathèque, 247 route du Palais des Sports, 74120, Megève; tel: +33 (0)4 50 91 57 70; every Wednesday until 30th August;

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until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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until Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm» Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

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until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures TalloiresTalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

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Wednesdays 25th October – Workshop: «Origami fourmis» 14h to 16h30 – workshop led by Can Godoy, chemist – make your own origami box to keep inside the tools that ants use to make their fourmilières / from 6+ years / further dates: 1st November & 8th November;

The Musée d’Histoire des Sciences in Geneva also has a Wednesday programme / see here for more details;


Thursday 26th OctoberLes Petits Asticots: «Bal de cloture avec le groupe Rockabilly» by Cie la Belle Trame Espace Olca  Les Houches  all public 6+ years / duration: 2h / price: 5€ / address: Le Bouchet, 74310, Servoz;

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Thursday 26th OctoberLes Petits Asticots: «Nao Nao» (théatre argile manipulé) by Cie Le vent des Forges Salle Jean Morel  Servoz  all public 2+ years / duration: 30mins / price: 5€ / address: Le Bouchet, 74310, Servoz;

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Thursday 26th October«Les Petits Fermiers»: butter-making workshop Ferme Les MontagnardsOrmaretCombloux10h30 to 11h30;

Butter-making workshop © Ferme les Montagnards

Thursday 26th October«Les Petits Fermiers»: free farmyard workshop & reblochon-making Ferme Les MontagnardsOrmaretCombloux14h to 16h – FREE workshop & price for reblochon-making: 6€ children and 8€ adults / also, free farmyard workshops on Friday 27th October;

 

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Thursday 26th OctoberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: Quiz: “qui sera le plus fort?”Le Parc en Folie Softplay – Sallanches;

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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from Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th OctoberStage: Stylisme & Création – Le PalaisMegève – from 10h to 12h OR from 13h30 to 15h30 / for children 9+ years / learn how to use a sewing machine, among other activities on this 3-day workshop / price: 62€ for 3-day workshop / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Sewing workshop © Palais Megève

until Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm»Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

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Thursday 26th October Workshop: «Autour de l’Arbre» Maison du Salève Présilly14h30 – why do leaves change colour in autumn? Discover the world of trees, and go home with your own leaf print! / from 3+ years, with an accompanying adult (adult free) / price: 8€ / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 95 92 16;

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until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures Talloires TalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

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Friday 27th October«Les Petits Fermiers»: free butter-making workshop – Ferme Les MontagnardsOrmaretCombloux  14h to 15h;

 

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Butter-making workshop © Ferme les Montagnards

Friday 27th OctoberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: spectacle de magie avec Magie Lolo – Le Parc en Folie Softplay – Sallanches  15h – reservations required;

Friday 27th OctoberTennis BallonCordon16h30 to 18h – football on a tennis course! / FREE! offered by François, trainer;

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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from Friday 27th to 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le PalaisMegève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

Friday 27th October Workshop: «Musique Verte» Maison du Salève Présilly14h30 – listen to the sounds of nature and make your own musical instrument! / from 5+ years, with an accompanying adult (adult free) / from 5+ years, with accompanying adult / price: 8€ / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 95 92 16;

Musique Verte © Maison du Salève

until Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm»Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

© Festi’Mom

until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures TalloiresTalloiresLac d’Annecy price: 10€;

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Saturday 28th OctoberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: “C’est l’automne, bricolage”Le Parc en Folie Softplay – Sallanches;

Saturday 28th OctoberFinissage of exhibition: «Cosmicisme» by Elodie Boutry – Pile Pont ExpoSaint-Gervais-les-Bains 16h – a first time for the Pile Pont Expo – a finissage! Meet the artist, and then participate in the operation of upcycling, followed by a friendly goûter . . . the installation pyramids can be acquired and, hence, the exhibition can go on living outside of the exhibition space! / address: culée du Pont de Saint-Gervais, Saint-Gervais, 74170, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains;

Saturday 28th OctoberHalloween Party Espace Mont-Blanc Saint-Gervais-les-Bainsfrom 18h30price: 5€ and free for under 12s / prize for best Halloween costume!

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until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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until 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le PalaisMegève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

until Sunday 29th OctoberFestival: «Festi’Môm»Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

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until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’Halloween Acro’Aventures TalloiresTalloires Lac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

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Saturday 28th October HalloweenFort l’Ecluse17h30 to 22h30price: 3€ / buvette and crêpes available on-site;

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Saturday 28th OctoberHalloween & Late Opening at Swiss Vapeur Parc – Port-ValaisSwitzerland – late openings until 21h: also on Tuesday 31st October / with competitions this month on Swiss Vapeur Parc FB page / address: route de la Plage, Port-Valais, Switzerland;

© Swiss Vapeur Parc

Sunday 29th to Tuesday 31st October – 🎃Halloween at Plain’Wood accrobranche ®🎃 Plaine-Joux Halloween price: 5€ for children in Halloween costume, otherwise 10€;

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Sunday 29th OctoberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: Amidoux, with Nadine (morning activity)Le Parc en Folie Softplay – Sallanches – reservations required;

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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until 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le PalaisMegève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

Sunday 29th October Fête des Vergers – Chenex9h to 18h / organised by Syndicat Intercommunal du Vuache, with theme of “La pomme dans l’Histoire & histoires de pommes“/ talks, animations, displays of ancient fruit, juice-making, producers / sign up on day / more information: www.pays-du-vuache.fr;

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Sunday 29th October (last day!!!)Festival: «Festi’Môm» Annemasse – organised by the MJC Annemasse, this a festival for 0-12 year olds and families! (“Le Festival à vivre en famille pour les 0/12 ans!”) / partnered by Récréamomes / spectacles, workshops, cinema, ludothèque, café des enfants / for the programme, see website;

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until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures TalloiresTalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

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Monday 30th OctoberFamily activity: “Prête-moi tes yeuxMusée AlpinChamonix16h – FREE for children and entrance price for accompanying adult (1 child + 1 adult) / for 5+ years / reservations: 04 50 53 25 93 / and, during the Toussaint holidays, the museum will be open every day (except Tuesday) from 10h to 12h and from 14h to 18h;

Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st October and Thursday 2nd November Workshop: «Ecole du Regard» (5ème) by Images Temps: “Documenter la vallée et réaliser un magazine photo Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine Janny Couttet – Chamonix – a photographic workshop, to make your own photo magazine / for 10 – 15 year olds/ price: 50€ for members and 70€ for non-members / all equipment and food supplied / group size: 6 pax / more details herereservations: imagetemps@gmail.com;

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Sunday 29th to Tuesday 31st OctoberHalloween at Plain’Wood accrobranche ® Plaine-Joux Halloween price: 5€ for children in Halloween costume, otherwise 10€;

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Monday 30th October – Cinéma du Plateau d’Assy: «Le Petit Spirou» by Nicolas Bary (France, 2017) – Plateau d’Assy – 17h30 price: 5€ and 4€ children / duration: 1h 26min / see website for more details;

Monday 30th OctoberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: make a bag to carry your Halloween sweets Le Parc en Folie Softplay – Sallanches;

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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until 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le PalaisMegève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st October and Thursday 2nd NovemberWorkshops & Spectacles for children: «Les Explorateurs»Maison Nelson MandelaPlace Jean Jaurès Annemasse – for 3 to 10 years / FREE! / reservations (required): politique.ville@annemasse.fr / 04 50 95 57 75;

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until 1st NovemberChasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures Talloires TalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

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Tuesday 31st October and Thursday 2nd November Workshop: «Ecole du Regard» (5ème) by Images Temps: “Documenter la vallée et réaliser un magazine photo – Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine Janny Couttet – Chamonix – a photographic workshop, to make your own photo magazine / for 10 – 15 year olds/ price: 50€ for members and 70€ for non-members / all equipment and food supplied / group size: 6 pax / more details herereservations: imagetemps@gmail.com;

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Tuesday 31st October – 🎃Soirée Halloween au Vox🎃 Cinéma VOXChamonix18h – a surprise film VF (tout public) – price: 4€ / free popcorn for those in costume!

Soirée Halloween © Vox Cinema

Tuesday 31st October – 🎃Soirée Halloween (+14 years) au Vox🎃 Cinéma VOXChamonix21h – a surprise film VOST (for public 14+) – price: 5€ / free popcorn for those in costume!

Soirée Halloween © Vox Cinema

Sunday 29th to Tuesday 31st October🎃Halloween at Plain’Wood accrobranche ®🎃 – Plaine-Joux Halloween price: 5€ for children in Halloween costume, otherwise 10€;

© Passy Plain’Wood

Tuesday 31st October🎃Le Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: Halloween: go dressed in your Halloween costume!🎃Le Parc en Folie – Sallanches;

Tuesday 31st October🎃Halloween at the Bowling & Buffalo Grill Mont-Blanc🎃Sallanches – get in Halloween costume, prizes to be won!

© Bowling du Mont-Blanc

Tuesday 31st October – Curling Club free sessions PatinoireSaint-Gervais-les-Bains18h to 19h or 19h to 20h – free trial sessions every Tuesday from September to December – for all 10+ years;

© Saint-Gervais-Mont-Blanc Curling Club

until 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le Palais Megève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

Tuesday 31st October to 2nd November – Stage: Tout en Equilibre – Le Palais Megève  / for children 6 to 12 years / price: 40€ for 3-day stage / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Tout en equilibre © Palais Megève

Tuesday 31st October🎃Children’s theatre: «Oh non, encore une sorcière!»🎃 – MédiathèqueLe Palais  Megève – 14h30 and 16h30 / for 4+ yearsFREE! / reservations: see flyer below;

© Palais Megève

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); 🎃Halloween creative workshop🎃 (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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Tuesday 31st October🎃Halloween Party🎃 – Patinoire du PalaisMegève20h to midnight! / price: 4,20€ / address: 247 route du Palais des Sports, 74120, Megève;

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Tuesday 31st October – 🎃Bal d’Halloween🎃 Salle de Belambra L’AlisierPraz sur Arly – 21h – organised by l’Amicale des Sapeurs Pompiers de Megève-Demi Quartier-Praz sur Arly / dancing and singing with Les Choucas / go in Halloween costumes / price: 10€ or 8€ (with reservation, l’Office de tourisme or online) / free for under 12 years / more information: http://www.prazsurarly.com/produit/bal-dhaloween-choucas/

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Tuesday 31st October 🎃Guided walk: «Halloween dans l’enfer du marais»🎃 – Saint-Jorioz (Lac d’Annecy) – 14h to 17h / discover the marais and its inhabitants, and see for yourself, they’re not so scary after all! / come in your Halloween costumes! / for children 6+ years / FREE! RDV: car park next to campsite Le Solitaire du Lac / reservations: ASTERS +33 (0)4 50 66 47 59 or 06 17 54 21 68;

Tuesday 31st October🎃Halloween Special🎃LIle de Tortuga – near Annemasse 10h to 22h – at 20h15 fancy dress contest;

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Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st October and Thursday 2nd NovemberWorkshops & Spectacles for children: «Les Explorateurs»Maison Nelson MandelaPlace Jean Jaurès Annemasse – for 3 to 10 years / FREE! / reservations (required): politique.ville@annemasse.fr / 04 50 95 57 75;

© Annemasse – Officiel
Aqualloween © Vitam

Tuesday 31st October🎃Aqualloween Party🎃VitamNeydens / Halloween decorations, bonbons, the pools lit in Halloween colours, Water Board lessons at 18h, 18h30, 19h30 / reserve here, prévente;

until 1st November🎃Chasse au Trésor d’Halloween🎃Acro’Aventures Talloires TalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

© Acro’Aventures Talloires

Tuesday 31st October🎃Halloween & Late Opening at Swiss Vapeur Parc🎃 – Port-Valais Switzerland with competitions this month on Swiss Vapeur Parc FB page / address: route de la Plage, Port-Valais, Switzerland;

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Wednesday 1st NovemberGuided visit: “Histoire(s) d’une Vallée”Musée AlpinChamonix14h30 – learn how the valley has changed – from the first ascents of Mont-Blanc, to the developing face of mountain tourism / FREE for children and entrance price for accompanying adult / for children 10+ years / reservations: 04 50 53 25 93 / and, during the Toussaint holidays, the museum will be open every day (except Tuesday) from 10h to 12h and from 14h to 18h;

 

Wednesday 1st NovemberToussaint workshop «Les P’tits Experts de la Nature»: Le P’tit Vannier Centre de la Nature Montagnarde (CNM)Sallanches14h to 16h – try out the art of vannerie (basketry) transmitted in the olden days from the older generation to the younger one; construct an object that you will take home with you (indoor workshop) / for children 7+ years / price: 6€ per child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 58 32 13 / address: CNM, Château des Rubins, 105 montée des Rubins, 74700, Sallanches / website;

«Les P’tits Experts de la Nature» © Centre de la Nature Montagnarde

Wednesday 1st NovemberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: balloon sculpturesLe Parc en FolieSallanches address: 1431 avenue André Lasquin, 74700, Sallanches / telephone: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

Wednesday 1st NovemberHalloween at the Bowling & Buffalo Grill Mont-BlancSallanches – get in Halloween costume, prizes to be won!

© Bowling du Mont-Blanc

Wednesday 1st NovemberTennis BallonCordon16h30 to 18h – football on a tennis course! / FREE! offered by François, trainer;

until 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le PalaisMegève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

from Wednesday 1st to 3rd November – Stage Cirque – Le PalaisMegève – learn how to juggle, balance, do acrobatics . . . / for 6 to 12 year olds / price: 40€ for 3 days / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Stage Cirque © Palais Megève

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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Wednesday 1st November (last day)Chasse au Trésor d’HalloweenAcro’Aventures TalloiresTalloiresLac d’Annecyprice: 10€;

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Wednesdays 1st November – Workshop: «Origami fourmis» 14h to 16h30 – workshop led by Can Godoy, chemist – make your own origami box to keep inside the tools that ants use to make their fourmilières / from 6+ years / FREE and no booking required;

Wednesdays 1st November – «Ateliers Verts du Jardin Botanique» (kids): mon herbier d’automne CJBG (Botanical Gardens)  Geneva 14h to 16h30 – “Je profite des couleurs d’automne pour glaner et bricoler” – CJBG / from 6 to 9 years;


Thursday 2nd November Workshop: «Ecole du Regard» (5ème) by Images Temps: “Documenter la vallée et réaliser un magazine photo – Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine Janny Couttet – Chamonix – a photographic workshop, to make your own photo magazine / for 10 – 15 year olds/ price: 50€ for members and 70€ for non-members / all equipment and food supplied / group size: 6 pax / more details herereservations: imagetemps@gmail.com;

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Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th November2ème «Festival CinémAnimation»Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz & Vallorcine – brought to you by Les Amis du Cinéma-Chamonix, Le Grand Soir Cinémbus Les Houches and Cinéma Vox Chamonix – see FB page for more details / programme to come!

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Thursday 2nd November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Cérémonie d’Ouverture” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix18h30;

Thursday 2nd NovemberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: “viens découvrir qui est dans la boiteLe Parc en FolieSallanchesaddress: 1431 avenue André Lasquin, 74700, Sallanches / telephone: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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until 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le PalaisMegève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

Thursday 2nd NovemberWorkshops & Spectacles for children: «Les Explorateurs»Maison Nelson MandelaPlace Jean Jaurès Annemasse – for 3 to 10 years / FREE! / reservations (required): politique.ville@annemasse.fr / 04 50 95 57 75;

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Thursday 2nd November – Workshop: «Anima’Sons» Maison du Salève Présilly 14h30 to 16h30 – after a walk in the forest, discover the sounds of nature through games / price: 6€ / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 95 92 16;

Anima’Sons © Maison du Salève

Friday 3rd NovemberWorkshop & visit: “Tableaux de Saison”Musée AlpinChamonix14h – after visiting the museum, looking at the different representations of seasons, children can paint their own autumn scene in the Chamonix Valley! / price: 4€ / for children 3+ years / reservations: 04 50 53 25 93 / and, during the Toussaint holidays, the museum will be open every day (except Tuesday) from 10h to 12h and from 14h to 18h;

 

 

until Sunday 5th November2ème «Festival CinémAnimation»Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz & Vallorcine – brought to you by Les Amis du Cinéma-Chamonix, Le Grand Soir Cinémbus Les Houches and Cinéma Vox Chamonix – see FB page for more details / programme to come!

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Friday 3rd November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Le Roi et l’Oiseau” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix14h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention);

Friday 3rd November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Zombillénium” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix16h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention);

Friday 3rd November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “La Fontaine fait son cinéma” – Servoz – 14h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention) / there will also be a FREE workshop organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 47 28 75;

Friday 3rd November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Azur et Azmar” – Servoz – 16h – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention) / there will also be a FREE workshop organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 47 28 75;

Friday 3rd NovemberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: Quiz: “qui sera le plus fort?Le Parc en FolieSallanchesaddress: 1431 avenue André Lasquin, 74700, Sallanches / telephone: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

Friday 3rd NovemberTennis BallonCordon16h30 to 18h – football on a tennis course! / FREE! offered by François, trainer;

until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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Friday 3rd NovemberBaby Grimpe – Le PalaisMegève – 9h to 10h, 10h to 11h OR 11h to 12h / for children 3 to 5 years with parents / price: 11.50€ per session parent & child / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 21 15 71;

Baby Grimpe © Palais Megève

Friday 3rd November Workshop: «Land’art» Maison du Salève Présilly 14h30 to 16h30 – an ephemeral creation IN nature, with elements FROM nature! / from 5+ years, with accompanying adult / price: 6€ / reservations: +33 (0)4 50 95 92 16;

Land’Art © Maison du Salève

until Sunday 5th November2ème «Festival CinémAnimation»Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz & Vallorcine – brought to you by Les Amis du Cinéma-Chamonix, Le Grand Soir Cinémbus Les Houches and Cinéma Vox Chamonix – see FB page for more details / programme to come!

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Saturday 4th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “La Fontaine fait son cinéma” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix14h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention);

Saturday 4th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “La jeune fille sans mains” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix15h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention);

Saturday 4th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Your name” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix – 17h – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention);

Saturday 4th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Le Grand Méchant Renard” – Espace Animation Les Houches – 14h – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention) / there will also be a FREE workshop organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 54 39 83;

Saturday 4th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Le Roi et l’Oiseau” – Espace Animation Les Houches – 16h – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention) / there will also be a FREE workshop organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 54 39 83;

Saturday 4th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Zombillénium” – Espace Animation Les Houches – 18h – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention) / there will also be a FREE workshop organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 54 39 83;

Saturday 4th NovemberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: pate à sel (morning) Le Parc en FolieSallanchesaddress: 1431 avenue André Lasquin, 74700, Sallanches / telephone: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

Saturday 4th November Heure du Conte (bébés lecteurs) – Médiatèque Megève – 10h30 – for children 0 to 3 years / FREE! / no reservations needed / next dates: Saturday 9th December and Saturday 13th January / address: Espace Jeunesse, Médiathèque, 247 route du Palais des Sports, 74120, Megève; tel: +33 (0)4 50 91 57 70;

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until Sunday 5th November – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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Sunday 5th November (last day!) – 2ème «Festival CinémAnimation»Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz & Vallorcine – brought to you by Les Amis du Cinéma-Chamonix, Le Grand Soir Cinémbus Les Houches and Cinéma Vox Chamonix – see FB page for more details / programme to come!

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Sunday 5th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Azur et Asmar” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix14h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention)

Sunday 5th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Zombillénium” – Cinéma Vox Chamonix16h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention)

Sunday 5th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “La Fontaine fait son cinéma” – Vallorcine – 14h30 – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention) / there will also be a FREE workshop organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 34 44 08;

Sunday 5th November«Festival CinémAnimation»: “Le Grand Méchant Renard” – Vallorcine – 16h – there will be a small buvette set up, selling crêpes, gaufres, and hot drinks – before and after the film – with money raised going to EPDA (service de prévention) / there will also be a FREE workshop organised by les Bibliothèques du Réseau de la Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, explaining the origins and mechanics of cinema, from 9h30 / reservations: 04 50 34 44 08;

Sunday 5th NovemberLe Parc en Folie Toussaint activities: bricolage pour l’automne (morning) – Le Parc en FolieSallanchesaddress: 1431 avenue André Lasquin, 74700, Sallanches / telephone: +33 (0)6 37 16 47 32;

Sunday 5th November (last day!) – Festival: «Les Petits Princes de l’Automne» Megève  two weeks of fun for families and children under 13 years / cabane-making ( for all / FREE!);  atelier sur bois with Les Bambins des bois (for children 8+ years / design, cut and decorate your work and take it home with you! / sign-up on-site / duration: 30mins / FREE!); face-painting (3+ years / sign-up on-site / FREE!); manège (open to all / this activity has an entrance fee); Halloween creative workshop (for children 3 to 6 years / price: 3,50€ / sign-up and pay at Palais de Megève) / address: Place du Village et Local Poterie;

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