The St Laurent village festival

Sunday 04 August 2019

Location : Dans les rues du village
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  • St Laurent Procession
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  • St Laurent_Châtel
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  • St Laurent_Châtel
  • St Laurent_Châtel
  • St Laurent_Châtel
  • St Laurent_Châtel
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Presentation

During one day in Summer time local people and their guests are meeting to celebrate the village festival “La Saint Laurent” (name of the patron saint of the parish).
The high point of the day is certainly the floats procession made by various associations and societies of Châtel.
It’s the opportunity for local people to show up traditional activities and old trades thanks to wonderful floats especially build for that day with big care and lots of details.
Folk and music bands will ensure the entertainment of the procession which always brings together a large audience in the centre of the village and on the church square….

Program :
10.30 am: Mass at the church with the local brass band Echo Alpin.
11.30 am: Religious Procession in the village.
12 am: Aperitif ,musical entertainment with the Echo Alpin.
3 pm: Floats and music bands procession in the village.
6pm-8 pm: Concert on the church square with Ginfizz.
From 7 pm: Meal in the Chatelaine room for the benefit of the Ski Club.
9 pm: Big free public dance on the church square.
All the day: refreshment bar and food available on site.
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Circuit of the float procession:
Departure from Ours Blanc on Linga road and Vonnes at 3pm
Passing in front of: Pharmacie
Route du Centre: Passing in front of: Cinema - Town hall - Credit Agricole
- Behind Vincent Sports shop Thonon road (on the way down) reversing at the round about.
Thonon road (on the way up). Passing in front of: Church square - Tourist board
- Pharmacie
Route du centre: Passing in front of: Cinema - Town hall - Credit Agricole - Behind Vincent Sports shop Thonon road (on the way down) reversing at the round about.
Thonon road (on the way up) Arrival on the church square.

Traffic info:
11.30am to noon: forbidden on RD22 and centre of the village.
2pm -6pm: forbidden in the centre of the village. Detour for car via l'Aity, chemin des Ramines. Buses and lorries via Saint Gingolf. Access to Petit Châtel, Boude and Super-Châtel gondola via Taude's Road.
  • National :
    • Famille Plus
Event details
  • Traditions and folklore :
    • Traditional festival
  • Art and culture :
    • Street theatre
Proposed service(s)
  • Services :
    • pets welcome
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Location
Dans les rues du village

Location

  • Environments :
    • Village centre