Snowboxx Festival

  • 18-23 March 2023
  • House, Drum & Bass, Electronic
  • Avoriaz, France

🔎 Overview

Snowboxx Festival is a week-long raving and snowsports holiday rolled into one in France’s breathtaking snowy Alpine resort of Avoriaz. The vast ski area (the Portes du Soleil region) is the world’s largest, where you can enjoy excellent snow conditions, legendary après at La Folie Douce.

Add in bottomless brunch, flamboyant fashion, parties, comedy, zorbing, snowball fights and their infamous ‘skim pooling, and you’ve got a dream ski holiday recipe. 

Previous artists who have performed at Snowboxx events include the likes of Craig David’s TS5, Fatboy Slim, Jax Jones, Rudimental, High Contrast and more. 

But it’s not just the lineup that makes Snowboxx one of the most popular winter music festivals. The skiing caters for beginners and experts alike, with plenty of easy slopes and more challenging off-pistes to discover.

📃 Snowboxx Festival Lineup

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🎟️ Snowboxx Festival Tickets

Wristband only tickets

Access to all stages and venues (excluding the enchanted forest and bottomless brunch) during the Snowboxx week

Lift passes are available at a discounted price to wristband holders.

Option to book tickets for extra Snowboxx events. See the add-ons below.

Accommodation & wristband packages

Includes everything that the wristband pass grants you, plus you have the option of selecting accommodation in the resort of Avoriaz.

Avoriaz has a wide range of accommodation options, from budget apartments to luxurious hotels and chalets ranging from single occupancy to 12 pax.

Available add-ons

Bottomless Brunch:

The highest and most hilarious bottomless brunches of them all. Come for the Alpine breakfast and bottomless prosecco, stay for the all-morning party thrown by our DJs and hosts. Expect the unexpected.

VIP upgrade:

Live the high life up on the mountain. Upgrade for access to our VIP areas, exclusive bars, and priority access to events.

  • Access to raised VIP area overlooking the Main Stage and Après areas
  • Private VIP bars at Main Stage and Après
  • Priority queue to access the Main Stage
  • A free drink voucher to be used at VIP Bar

Enchanted Forest Party:
Presented by Foreverland

Full Portes Du Soleil Lift Pass:
Must be consecutive days. You can buy lift passes that are 2-days,3-days,4-days,5-days or 6-days.

Ski & Snowboard hire:
Select from economy options up to the latest equipment to hit the market

Shuttle Pass:
Snowboxx operates a shuttle bus service from Morzine. Between 17:00 – 00:00, while the Prodains cable car is still running, the shuttle runs from the base of the Prodains lift into Morzine.

From 01:00 – 04:00, as Prodains will be shut, the shuttle runs from Avoriaz into Morzine town centre.

🏟️ The Snowboxx Festival Venue

Main stage

The incredible open-air arena right by the mountain. The Snowboxx ‘pièce de résistance’ is one-of-a-kind, hosting some of the biggest musical acts in the world, such as Faithless, within the fully pedestrianised party resort.


Ski into the wildest party on the slopes. The après connoisseurs La Folie Douce deliver what’s possibly the best après in the world. Tabletop shenanigans and Neil Diamond worthy sing-alongs are the norms.

The enchanted forest

Take a snowcat to a secret forest site to be immersed in Foreverland’s Enchanted Forest, finished with striking decor and production.

Igloo après parties

Ever been debaucherous in an igloo before? Snowboxx Festival brings their favourite DJs to a fabulous location on the slopes, a real ice igloo. These ice huts are ski-in / ski-out, so you can arrive straight from the slope side games.

Bottomless brunches

The highest and most hilarious bottomless brunches of them all. Come for the Alpine breakfast and bottomless prosecco, stay for the all-morning party thrown by our DJs and hosts. Expect the unexpected.

The XX

Famously infamous. The XX is the largest indoor nightclub in the resort. The beating heart of late-night escapades and the perfect place to carry on the party until the wee hours.

Avoriaz town

The neon-clad decks downtown are home to six bustling clubs, each with its take on a mountain night out. Cover bands, DJs, table dancing and ski shots are all offered.

🧳 Accommodation & Travel Information

The resort of Avoriaz is ski-in/ski-out. So that means there are zero cars in the resort. So when planning your accommodation, you’ll need to factor this in.


Staying in Avoriaz

Available when booking an accommodation and wristband package through the Snowboxx website.

Or by booking on Airbnb

Staying in Morzine

It is possible (and cheaper) to stay in the nearby town of Morzine and be close to Snowboxx and the action. The interactive map below shows the availability.

If you do stay in Morzine, then be sure to read the information regarding Prodians lift and the shuttle passes available during Snowboxx below.


Prodains lift

The Prodains cable car runs from the tiny hamlet of Les Prodains, around 5 kilometres from Morzine, up to the resort of Avoriaz, providing one of the main accesses into town. It takes just under 5 minutes to reach the top.

Opening times: Daily 07.00-00.00 except on Monday and Wednesday 07.00-21.00

Travel By Plane

The nearest airport to Avoriaz is Geneva international airport. In addition, there is a vast selection of regular flights between the rest of Europe and the UK.

Geneva airport is a 2-hour drive/transfer from Avoriaz. There are several options available, from coaches to private transfers.

Travel by Train

Train travel is possible from many locations around Switzerland. The nearest train station to Avoriaz is Saint Maurice (46km). From Saint Maurice, you will need to arrange your transfer to Avoriaz/Morzine, roughly an hour by car.

Another alternative is to take a train to Lausanne, which is 90km from the Snowboxx location. And from the train station arrange a transfer to Avoriaz/Morzine which is roughly 1.5 hours drive.

❔ FAQs

Where is Snowboxx?

Snowboxx takes place in the French ski resort of Avoriaz. It forms part of the Portes du Soleil region, its the world’s largest ski area.

What is Snowboxx Festival?

Snowboxx is a music festival and snowsports extravaganza in the French Alps. In the breathtaking ski resort of Avoriaz, the music festival is a week-long jolly, complete with igloo parties, unprecedented ski areas, and a whole host of electronic music talents in the lineup.