Recreation & Region – Winter events

Events in winter:
packed with snow and fun.

    «The Latins Band» from 16 December 2016 to 12 March 2017

    Our long-standing resident band “The Latins Band” is also playing in the Bar du Grill this winter season. Experience the very finest live music. The band will be playing throughout the whole season and treating your ears to various styles of music.

    «Elevation 1049 – AVALANCHE» from 3 February to 19 March 2017

    You can admire monumental large sculptures and installations by renowned artists from all over the world in various spots throughout the Saanen region on 19 March 2017. Avalanches and their unpredictability, power and dynamics are the curatorial starting point for the “Elevation 1049 – AVALANCHE” winter exhibition. This starts with an international music and performance programme at the weekend from 3 to 5 February 2017.



    «Seafood Buffet»: every Sunday in February

    We offer a «Seafood Buffet» every Sunday in February from 12 noon for lovers of seafood. Our chef also prepares delicious Swiss specialities. You not only enjoy a delicious lunch in Le Grand Restaurant but the breathtaking view over the Swiss Alps too. The price per adult is CHF 125, you pay CHF 60 for children under 12 years old.

    Please reserve in advance with the Maître d’Hôtel by calling +41 (0)33 748 50 00.

    Dennis Basso - «Hand made in New York City» from 22 to 26 February 2017

    Dennis Basso is one of America’s leading designers of women’s fashion.  His magnificent furs, evening wear and cashmeres are seen at red carpet events and are worn by many influential women and celebrities worldwide.

    His flagship store is located on Madison Avenue in New York City.  Additional boutiques are in Aspen, Colorado, Harrods, London and at many of finest specialty department stores in the United States.   

    We are pleased that Mr. Basso will bring his latest designs to the Salon Expo at The Palace this February, from Wednesday, the 22nd to Sunday, the 26th.  A cocktail evening will be hosted by Mr. Basso on Thursday, February 23rd.

    We look forward to seeing you at The Palace this February and wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season.
    For an extensive look into "The House of Dennis Basso" you may go to:
    Inquiries may be sent to our director, Koullis Pilias, at

    «Ride on Music» from 9 to 12 March 2017

    Unique locations for live music: At “Ride on Music” twelve bands play on and next to the ski slopes between Saanersloch and Schönried. You experience a party mood and enjoy music surrounded by the impressive mountain panorama over four days from 9 to 12 March 2017. Have great fun at this unique event!



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    And if you’re travelling to Gstaad in the summer then there is also a broad selection of events.