Autumn Fair and Abondance International Breed and Cheese Show

From Saturday 05 to Sunday 06 October 2024

09:00 to 18:00

Location : Plaine d'Offaz et centre du village
  • Foire d'automne: concours de vaches et de fromages
  • Foire d'automne Abondance
  • Concours de vache et de fromages
Foire d'automne: concours de vaches et de fromagesFoire d'automne AbondanceConcours de vache et de fromages


Join us this weekend for the Salon International de la Race et du Fromage Abondance and the Foire d'Automne: Abondance PDO cow and cheese competition. Musical entertainment, numerous exhibitors.
New: battle of the Herens cow queens.
Saturday, September 30th

10am - 6pm: Craft market under big top
From 11am: Combat de Reines - Vaches Hérens
Wooden games & Musical entertainment with Sebi Homme Fanfare & Lok'Acabra

In the evening:
Under the heated big top:
A giant fondue evening is organized by the Abondance Ski Club on Saturday evening, September 30, starting at 7:30 pm. 17 € for children 12 and under and 28 € for adults.

Sunday October 1st

9am - 5pm: Craft market under big top
9am - 5pm: Traditional market
10am: Abondance Cattle Breed Competition & Abondance Pro Cheese Competition
11:45am: Concert by the Abondance brass band
2.30pm: Pro jury prize-giving ceremony :
Concours Bovins & Concours Fromage Abondance

Exhibitions under the SIFA tent:
- How to enjoy Abondance cheese
- Le Berthoud: STG recipe
+ Musical entertainment with TRADIMUSIQUE & SEBI Homme Fanfare all day long!

SATURDAY & SUNDAY under the SIFA big top

- Abondance PDO cheese competition for the general public
- Abondance cheese-making demonstration
- Abondance & Vacherin cheese-making exhibition
- Exhibition on cow feeding
- Exhibition of the Abondance Children's Drawing Competition:
"One Valley, One Cow, One Cheese".


+ Snacks and refreshments all weekend!

The following associations will be present at the Fair:
Les jeunes agriculteurs, l'harmonie d'Abondance, l'APE de l'école publique, Abondance d'Evénements, Comité de jumelage de Plougoulm.
OpeningsFrom Saturday 5 to Sunday 6 October 2024 between 9 am and 6 pm.
Event details
  • Pastimes and leisure activities :
    • Meeting
  • Gastronomy :
    • Gastronomy
    • Regional Products
  • Traditions and folklore :
    • Traditional festival
  • Nature :
    • Animals
    • Agriculture
    • Alpine meadows/grazing
Proposed service(s)
  • Services :
    • pets welcome
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Plaine d'Offaz et centre du village


Plaine d'Offaz and center of the village of Abondance. Take the RD22 Thonon-les-Bains road in the direction of the Abondance Valley or from Switzerland: Monthey / Morgins / Châtel direction then Abondance.
  • Environments :
    • Village centre