Family outings in the Pays de Savoie: the winter festival and Christmas in Albertville and Sallanches

4th edition of the Annecy and Haute-Savoie Hivernal Festival, Christmas show at the ice skating rink at the Halle Olympique in Albertville and launch of the Christmas festivities in Sallanches.

The Winter Festival (Annecy and Haute-Savoie) : 15 films presented for this 2023 edition and around thirty sessions that you can attend with children aged 3, 6, 7 or teenagers depending on the films.

On this Saturday’s schedule: at 1:30 pm the Inseparables at Pathé Annecy, at 2 pm the kingdom of kensuke at the Seynod Auditorium, and Léo at the Eldeweiss cinema in Thônes and at 5 pm at the soap opera mikado, // 3 films in previews because they are released in mid December, January and February, respectively. It is, therefore, a privilege to be able to see them here in Haute-Savoie. See also this Saturday: the prophecies of a frog at 2pm at the Mikado in Annecy, chicken run la menace nuggets, event sessions on the national stage of Bonlieu at 4:30pm, free session by the way but with ticketing. My friend Robot also appears at the Turbine in Cran-Gevrier at 4:30 pm. And another preview of Sirocco and the Kingdom of Drafts at 6pm at Ciné Current Annemasse.

And then, this Saturday, free animated film workshops are also organized to share with the family: sound effects and dubbing of animated films at 3:45 pm in the Seynod Auditorium, and from storyboard to animation work from 2 pm Bonlieu Annecy .


Christmas ice show at the Albertville Olympic Hall ice rink : where a beautiful Christmas ice show takes place this Saturday with Santa Claus and his elves, with acrobatic and magical feats. Two presentations: at 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm. Choose yours and reserve your place online at

Ice show – Halle Olympique Albertville

Launch of Christmas festivities in Sallanches : meeting at 6pm at Place Charles-Albert On site for illumination of the large fir tree (Place de l’Ancien Poste) and launch of projection mapping on the facades of the Saint-Jacques Church and the former Revenaz hardware store. For the rest, let yourself be guided and transported by the fantastic little train and prepare yourself for “The Great Journey”: juggling mechanics, acrobat controllers, traveling dancers, an actor station manager, offer you, under the benevolent eye of Santa Claus , a bright and magical walk in the city center.

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