• Entertainment/recreation

The Samoëns American Festival (SAF) - 15th edition

For 4 days, Samoëns will be living in American time, with country dancing (workshops and a ball), concerts, shows, a market, a far-west village, civilian and military vehicle gatherings and a sports centre.

Entertainment/recreation The Samoëns American Festival (SAF) - 15th edition Samoëns


On Thursday 27 June 2024
Samoëns (74340)
Animals allowed

Dive into the American atmosphere!


This year, we're delighted to present an exceptional selection of artists:

- Country Joy Riders
- Little Til & the Gangbusters
- Francky Cambo & the Kentuckings
- Didier Beaumont
- Apple Jack Country Band

Country Dance** workshops

Join our workshops led by talented choreographers:

- Mark FURNELL & Chris GODDEN for Country & New Line style
- Anna TARONI for Catalan style

Courses last from 1h30 to 2h, are not free (from 10€ for one class to 48€ for the complete package) and require at least one year's country dance experience.

Registration on the Tourist Office online ticketing service.

For beginners, free, no-registration classes are available to introduce you to country dancing.
New for 2024: 3 special balls for beginners. Enjoy country music DJ balls all over the center of Samoëns.

Motorcycle, Car and Military Camp Exhibition

Motorcycle enthusiasts will be able to admire :

- American car and motorcycle exhibition
- World War II military camp with D-Day vehicles
- 18th-century camp with exhibits on the conquest of America and other discoveries

Equestrian shows

Come and discover the emblematic disciplines of the American plains, with unmissable equestrian shows and competitions. The festival promises an unforgettable weekend in the heart of the Giffre Mountains.

American Market

During the Samoëns American Festival, take advantage of the market to pick up some typically American products.

We look forward to seeing you there to share in this celebration of American culture!

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    Free of charge. Paid registration for dance courses.


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French


    From Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 June 2024.

    • Pets welcome

    At the program


    Dans les rues et sur les places de Samoëns 74340 Samoëns

    Rotates every 30 minutes

    SATURDAY 10H30-12H30 / 15H-19H
    SUNDAY 10H30-12H30 / 15H-18H30

    A little train will shuttle you between the Grand Massif Express parking lot, the village center and the Bois aux Dames.

    More informations

    Information update on 24/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Samoëns