Snowboxx 2024 Festival Overview

Snowboxx 2024 is an epic week-long music festival taking place from March 16-23, 2024 in the ski resort of Avoriaz, France. This breathtaking winter paradise in the French Alps offers the largest connected ski area in the world with endless pistes and lifts to explore. By day, attendees can enjoy skiing, legendary après ski, and activities like bottomless brunches and hilarious downhill races. By night, world-class music acts take the stage at the massive open-air arena located right next to the slopes. With incredible performances, parties, and events, Snowboxx 2024 is a one-of-a-kind festival experience you won’t want to miss!

Location – Avoriaz, French Alps

Snowboxx 2024 takes place in the breathtaking winter paradise of Avoriaz, France, located high in the French Alps. Avoriaz is one of the top ski resorts in the Portes du Soleil region, which encompasses the largest connected ski area in the world. Over 650km of incredible pistes spread across both France and Switzerland, accessed by 200+ ski lifts. This makes Avoriaz and Portes du Soleil a true skier’s paradise.

Some key facts about Avoriaz:

  • Completely car-free village built on a sunny plateau at 1,800m elevation
  • Over 450km of groomed pistes directly accessible from Avoriaz
  • Hosts the annual Snowboxx festival along with other major snow festivals
  • Home to world class winter athletes and freestyle competitions
  • Quaint accommodation options including ski-in/ski-out apartments
  • Plenty of après-ski bars and restaurants
  • Activities like dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating and more

During Snowboxx, the village comes alive with music and excitement. The main festival arena is set right next to the slopes, so you can easily move between the pistes and shows. Many events even take place on the mountains like the legendary La Folie Douce après parties with DJs performing as skiers and boarders dance on tables in their gear. Other highlights include the Arctic Disco igloo raves, slopestyle competitions, and evening firework displays over the mountain peaks.

Avoriaz offers ski-in/ski-out access from many accommodations, making it easy to hit the slopes. Simply take the lift down to the Snowboxx village at the base of the mountain to join the festivities. The village contains the info booth, box office, sponsor activations, food stalls, and the main stage arena. At night, live music performances take over the massive open-air main stage with the beautiful snow-capped mountains all around.

The Snowboxx experience seamlessly blends world-class skiing and snowboarding with an epic music festival. Attendees can look forward to days packed with activities like:

  • Bottomless brunch parties
  • Downhill inflatable races
  • Snowball fights
  • Outdoor hot tub parties
  • Skimboarding at The Stash snow park
  • Santa skim at the pool
  • Spa days
  • And so much more!

Then during the evenings, live shows with 20,000+ fans under the stars with bonfires raging create an atmosphere quite like no other. Avoriaz provides an absolutely stunning location to host this one-of-a-kind winter music festival.

Dates – March 16th-23rd, 2024

Snowboxx 2024 will take place over 8 epic days and nights from March 16th to 23rd, 2024. This ensures attendees can take full advantage of the spring snow conditions and enjoy the fusion of world-class skiing and snowboarding with an incredible music festival.

The 2024 event will follow a similar schedule to previous years. Here’s an overview of what to expect each day during the Snowboxx week:

Saturday March 16th

  • Arrival day in Avoriaz
  • Collect wristbands and festival packs
  • Free time to explore Avoriaz and the slopes
  • Evening welcome party at Slope Style ski competition

Sunday March 17th

  • Legendary Bottomless Brunch parties
  • Costume parties and day drinking at festival bars
  • Evening music festival opener sets

Monday March 18th

  • Recovery day – spa, gym, activities
  • Evening headline show #1

Tuesday March 19th

  • Skimboarding at The Stash terrain park
  • Après parties at La Folie Douce
  • Evening headline show #2

Wednesday March 20th

  • The notorious downhill inflatable races
  • Hot tub parties and night skiing
  • Evening fireworks display

Thursday March 21st

  • Santa skim and pool parties
  • Evening headline show #3

Friday March 22nd

  • Closing party at The Boxx nightclub
  • Outdoor cinema under the stars

Saturday March 23rd

  • Departure day

The schedule has the perfect balance of daytime skiing, snowboarding, and activities with evening music and partying well into the night. There are also off-mountain adventures and day trips you can book like paragliding, snowmobiling, and visiting a French vineyard.

The 3 evening headline shows are the pinnacle music events, with previous acts including The Chemical Brothers, deadmau5, Example, Sigala and more. These take place at the massive open-air Main Stage arena with stunning mountain views.

Throughout the week there are also sets at festival bars, pop-up forest raves, the infamous Arctic Disco igloo parties, and closing festivities. So even outside the main shows there’s plenty of entertainment and dancing day and night!

With so much going on over the 8 day Snowboxx extravaganza in the beautiful French Alps, March 16-23rd 2024 is sure to be an unforgettable festival holiday!

Ticket Information

Snowboxx offers a variety of ticket and package options to experience the festival. It’s recommended to book early once tickets go on sale to take advantage of discounted pricing.

Festival Ticket

The festival ticket provides access to all music events, venues, and performances. This includes entry to:

  • Main Stage arena shows
  • The Boxx nightclub
  • Après parties at La Folie Douce
  • Pop-up forest raves
  • Igloo parties
  • Festival bars and clubs

Accommodation Packages

For a hassle-free experience, Snowboxx accommodation packages bundle the festival ticket with lodging. Packages start from £279 per person for 7 nights.

  • Apartments sleep 4-12 people
  • Ski-in/ski-out locations
  • Self-catered with kitchen facilities
  • Just a short walk to festivals venues

Larger groups can inquire about discounted rates. The package price includes the festival wristband and accommodation, but ski passes and airport transfers would need to be booked separately.

Lift Pass + Ticket

For those arranging their own accommodation, lift pass + festival ticket packages are available starting at £379.

You can choose:

  • 6 day full area Portes Du Soleil pass
  • 5 day Portes Du Soleil pass
  • 4 day Portes Du Soleil pass
  • 6 day Avoriaz-only pass

Premium Upgrades

VIP packages offer an enhanced experience with perks like:

  • Priority access to venues
  • VIP viewing areas
  • Access to VIP bars and lounges
  • Exclusive VIP only events

Payment Plans

Pay the full amount upfront or use a deposit scheme to pay in installments. This helps split costs over time.

Deposit schemes allow you to:

  • Secure your spot by paying a deposit
  • Pay 50% of the balance by June 30th
  • Pay remaining 50% balance by September 1st

Where to Buy

  • Snowboxx Website – Primary ticket source
  • Official Ticketmaster resale – Verified resale tickets
  • Viagogo, Stubhub – Secondary market tickets

Check the Snowboxx 2024 tickets page for the full range of passes, upgrades and packages available for the festival. And book early to save!

Lineup & Music Acts

Snowboxx 2024 will feature a world-class lineup of headline artists and supporting acts. The festival is known for booking top DJs and electronic/dance music artists to perform at the iconic mountainside Main Stage.

Headliners

While the full lineup has yet to be announced, these major acts are confirmed so far:

  • The Streets – British rapper and pioneer of the “indie rap” genre known for hits like “Fit But You Know It” and “Dry Your Eyes”.
  • Joy Anonymous – Emerging Belgian DJ/producer duo rapidly gaining notoriety in the electronic scene.
  • TSHA – UK house music producer and DJ with singles like “Sacred” and “OnlyL”.

Supporting Acts

In addition to the headliners, dozens of top up-and-coming DJs and live acts will perform, including:

  • Ammara – “The princess of Afropop” who blends African rhythms with pop and R&B.
  • Nia Archives – Talented DJ and producer from London with a jazzy house/broken beat style.
  • Ben Hemsley – Resident DJ on Radio 1 renowned for his eclectic house sets.
  • Charlie Tee – Legendary UK garage pioneer behind anthems like “Flowers” and “Time Of Our Lives”.

Special Guests

Part of the surprise and fun of Snowboxx is special guest appearances throughout the week. Some all-stars from previous years:

  • Gok Wan – Celebrity DJ and fashion consultant known for runway mega-mixes.
  • Jodie Harsh – Iconic London DJ/producer and LGBTQ+ activist.
  • Charlie Boon – Popular Radio 1 host and Ibiza regular spinning feel-good house.

Venues & Stages

The Main Stage hosts the headliners and top acts with full production and 20,000 capacity crowds. Other venues include:

  • The Boxx – A massive indoor nightclub for afterhours raving.
  • La Folie Douce – Legendary mountainside aprés parties from midday.
  • Forest Pop-Ups – Impromptu outdoor stages and surprise sets.
  • Arctic Disco Igloos – Intimate DJ sets inside icy igloos!

With world-class DJs and lively crowds reveling under the stars, the music lineup makes Snowboxx a premier electronic music festival. The full artist announcement coming later this year will reveal all the megastars and rising talent set to perform.

Accommodation Options

Avoriaz offers a variety of accommodation choices suitable for all budgets and group sizes. When booking, it’s recommended to opt for ski-in/ski-out apartments closest to the festival venues and slopes.

Packaged Options

Snowboxx holiday packages bundle festival wristbands with accommodation for a hassle-free experience. Options include:

  • Apartments – Self-catered apartments sleeping 4-12 people. Located slopeside with ski-in/ski-out access.
  • Hotels – 3-4 star hotels in central locations. More limited availability.
  • Chalets – Catered chalets with chef-prepared meals. High-end choice good for groups.

Package pricing starts from €279 per person for 7 nights during Snowboxx. This includes the wristband and apartment, but ski passes would need to be booked separately.

Independent Bookings

You can also book accommodation independently if you prefer. Avoriaz offers:

  • Apartments – Privately owned apartments and condos rented out for Snowboxx. Ideal for groups.
  • Hotels – 3-4 star hotels like Hotel D’Antan and Hotel des Dromonts.
  • Aparthotels – Aparthotel Le Britannia offers apartment-style hotel rooms.
  • Hostels – Budget dorms and private rooms at places like The Rock Hostel.

When booking independently, look for lodging in central Avoriaz close to the slopes and village.

Key Areas

Recommended areas to stay in Avoriaz:

  • Central Avoriaz – Closest to festivals venues and activities
  • Les Lindarets – Purpose built for Snowboxx with easy slope access
  • Les Crozats – Lively area next to the supermarket and shops
  • Les Fontaines – Quieter area but near central conveniences

Use the resort map to find an area that suits your budget and needs. Areas farther out like Les Carroz and Les Morlands offer cheaper unpackaged apartments.

Transport

Many accommodations offer ski-in/ski-out access right to the slopes. Otherwise there is a free shuttle around Avoriaz. Or you can take horse-drawn carriages for a fun ride!

Securing great lodging is key to an epic Snowboxx holiday. Reserve early for the best packaged and independent deals.

Resort Amenities – Skiing, Activities, Food

In addition to the epic music lineup, Snowboxx offers unlimited world-class skiing and snowboarding along with a huge array of fun activities and quality dining options to keep you fueled up.

Skiing & Snowboarding

With 650km of pistes across Avoriaz and Portes du Soleil, you’ll enjoy endless terrain for all abilities. Daily lift passes provide access to:

  • 200+ lifts and cables cars
  • Wide groomers and tree runs
  • Big air parks and halfpipes
  • Backcountry and off-piste areas

Shred powder under the warm spring sun before heading to afternoon pool and beach parties in the snow!

Activities & Events

Daily Snowboxx activities allow you to make the most of the mountains and party atmosphere:

  • Legendary après ski at La Folie Douce
  • Bottomless brunch parties
  • Downhill inflatable races
  • Santa skim and pool parties
  • Outdoor hot tub sessions
  • Snowball fights and sledding
  • IGLOO RAVE parties
  • Fireworks over the peaks -…and so much more!

Join group activities or explore the mountain independently – the choice is yours!

Food & Drink

Refuel with quality cuisine from Avoriaz’s numerous cafes, restaurants and bars:

  • Restaurants – Serves savory French classics like tartiflette, raclette, crepes and more.
  • Mountain Restaurants – Homemade alpine dishes with incredible views from slopeside terraces.
  • Bars & Lounges – Sip local wines, beers, and cocktails into the night. There’s a lively aprés scene.
  • Supermarkets – Well-stocked grocery stores to load up on breakfast, lunch and snack foods.
  • Food Stalls – Grab a crepe, pizza slice or kebab while dancing in the Snowboxx Village.

With so much going on both on and off the slopes, Snowboxx 2024 promises to be an unforgettable alpine festival experience!

Travel Information – Transfers, Transport

Snowboxx offers convenient transfers and the car-free village makes getting around a breeze once you arrive in Avoriaz.

Arriving in Avoriaz

The nearest airport is Geneva, Switzerland located just over 1 hour from Avoriaz. Airport transfers can be booked through Snowboxx including:

  • Coaches – Shared coach buses running regularly throughout opening and closing days. Approximately a 3 hour journey.
  • Minivans – Private speedy transfers available on all days. Approximately a 2 hour journey.

Collect transfer passes in the Geneva arrivals hall and board the next available bus or van to Avoriaz.

Other Airport Options

Alternatively, you can fly into:

  • Lyon Airport – 2 hour drive
  • Chambéry Airport – 1.5 hour drive

Then take a taxi or pre-booked private transfer to Avoriaz.

In-Resort Transport

Avoriaz is a car-free village so once you arrive transfers will drop at the central arrivals hub. From there:

  • Walk – Most key areas are 5-15 mins walking distance
  • Horse & Carriage – Take a fun horse and sleigh ride between locations
  • Shuttle Bus – A free shuttle operates around Avoriaz
  • Cable Car – The Prodains cable car links to Morzine

So leave the car behind and enjoy the fresh mountain air!

Lift Passes

Lift passes offer access to the full Portes du Soleil ski area. Passes can be pre-booked with add-on packages or purchased locally onsite.

Excursions & Day Trips

Optional day trips and excursions can also be booked like:

  • Wine tasting in a French vineyard
  • Paragliding over the peaks
  • Snowmobiling through the trees
  • Skydiving for breathtaking views
  • Sightseeing in Geneva, Chamonix, Annecy

The Snowboxx concierge can help arrange any adventures and transfers during your stay.

Getting to Avoriaz is simple with transport options to suit every budget and need. Then enjoy car-free freedom in one of the world’s top ski resorts!

Frequently Ask Questions

Snowboxx Festival 2024 is scheduled to take place on March 16th in Avoriaz, France.

Snowboxx Festival is renowned for its unique blend of music, skiing, and epic experiences set against the stunning backdrop of the French Alps.

You can buy tickets for Snowboxx Festival 2024 on the official website. Early ticket purchases are recommended due to the festival’s popularity.

Snowboxx 2024 boasts a stellar music lineup, featuring world-class acts performing in the open-air arena at night. Check the latest updates on the festival’s official website for the complete lineup.

Absolutely! Snowboxx Festival offers fantastic skiing opportunities in the French Alps. The festival’s ski area provides a picturesque backdrop for slope-side games and other winter activities.

The festival guide is a comprehensive resource that helps attendees navigate Snowboxx 2024. It includes information on the festival’s location, event schedule, and various activities, ensuring you make the most of your experience.

To stay informed, regularly check the official Snowboxx website for the latest news and announcements. Additionally, following the festival’s social media channels can provide real-time updates.

Snowboxx Festival 2024 promises unique experiences, including epic igloo parties, slope-side games, and incredible live performances. Engaging in these activities ensures a memorable and immersive festival experience.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Snowboxx Festival 2024 is set to be an extraordinary event, combining the best of music, skiing, and unique experiences in the captivating landscape of Avoriaz, France. With a stellar lineup, epic après-ski parties, and a variety of activities, attendees can expect unforgettable moments against the backdrop of the French Alps. Whether you’re a music enthusiast, a skiing aficionado, or someone looking for a one-of-a-kind winter adventure, Snowboxx Festival 2024 offers an immersive and thrilling experience. Stay updated with the latest information, secure your tickets early, and get ready to be part of a festival that seamlessly blends the magic of the mountains with the rhythm of the music. Snowboxx 2024 is poised to deliver a winter celebration like no other, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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