As August approaches, it’s easy to start thinking about going back to school and returning to work. However, in the mountains, there’s still plenty of summer left to be enjoyed. In fact, August is one of the most exciting months of the entire year to be in Whistler. And the fun doesn’t stop there, early September is also full of fun and exciting things to do. From lake days to festivals, here’s why late summer is the time to be in Whistler.
Date: August 1st-4th
It’s time to ohm in the mountains. Wanderlust is a festival built around wellness and yoga. Take advantage of the numerous workshops, classes, art, and live music. You’ll leave revived and with a new perspective on being in a natural environment.
23rd Annual Building Competition with LEGO Bricks
Date: August 10th
Hey kids, it’s time to build! This themed competition is open to ages 3-12 and is a great opportunity to show off your lego building skills. What are you waiting for? Get creative!
Date: August 9th-18th
Crankworx is the festival of the summer season and it is just around the corner. Ten action packed days of all things mountain biking. Races, contests and even come creative events are thrown into the mix. Choose to attend at any point in the festival and you won’t be disappointed!
Pemberton Slow Food Cycle
Date: August 18th
The Pemberton Slow Food Cycle is a 40 kilometre cycle up and down Pemberton Meadows Road. Choose your own pace and do as much or as little of the route as you like. Along the way, visit the many farms to purchase artisan goods or produce. This is an extremely popular event so if you’re interested in this event, purchase tickets as soon as you can!
Whistler Village Beer Festival
Date: September 10th
What do you get when you put a lot of craft beer brewers in one place? Why, you get a beer festival of course. The Whistler Village Beer Festival is more than just beer. In addition to the grand event which features tasting of regional craft beers, there are pairings, live music, and so much more.
Late summer in Whistler is the time to be in the mountains. There’s so much to see and do, you’ll be busy making memories from start to finish. To book your accommodation for the hottest part of the summer season, visit Whistler Reservations!