• Traditions and folklore, Entertainment/recreation

"Fête de l'Alpage" (Pastures Day)

All daylong in Chinaillon. Various activities around the traditions and daily life in the pastures: float parade, foalk dance, milking competition, herding dog demonstration, lumberjack contest, reblochon cheese making, local products tasting, country-style meals, fireworks and dance.

Traditions and folklore, Entertainment/recreation "Fête de l'Alpage" (Pastures Day) Le Grand-Bornand


On Sunday 07 August 2022
Le Grand-Bornand (74450)

Program 2019 :

10.30 AM: Mass
11 AM: hiking race (5 €/adult - 3 km, 3 €/-18 years old - 1 km). Registration on https://inscription-alpage.chrono-ski-aravis.fr at the latest the day before (on-site registration strongly discouraged, but possible before 10:30 am), payment on site
12 PM: descent from the mountain pastures and a country meal hosted by the Orchestre d'harmonie du Grand-Bornand
From 1:30 PM:
- folk group with the Lou Folatons of Passy
- cow milking competition
- demonstration of herding dogs
- lumbering competition with the presence of the best lumberjacks in the
3:30 PM: large parade of tanks on the theme "a year of celebrations".
6:00 PM: grand finale of the lumberjack competition
6.30 PM: demonstration of the manufacture of the reblochon
7 PM: meal hosted by the Cavptiv group
10 PM: firework and free ball "From the 80s to the present day"

All day long:
- wood carving
- demonstration of the trades of yesteryear by the elders
- initiation to climbing and zip line for children
- milk boye contest
- fishing
- many points to eat and refresh.


Free entertainment.
On-site meals available.

Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Cash


Open to children
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : French


Sunday 7 August 2022.


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Information update on 17/05/2022 by Le Grand-Bornand Tourisme