April might bring the end of the ski season but with that, also comes the biggest party of the winter. The World Ski And Snowboard Festival (WSSF) is back and they have brought a whole new ball game. The festival is now condensed into four jam-packed days, full of exciting sporting events, music, and art. Taking place from April 10th to 14th, it’s worth being in Whistler for. Here’s what’s new and improved about the World Ski And Snowboard Festival.
WSSF Outdoor Concert Series
Music has always been an important part of WSSF, taking place both on the slopes and in the village. The energy the concerts bring is an integral part of the festival atmosphere. That’s why the WSSF Outdoor Concert Series is FREE. Yes, free. Watch acclaimed musicians and DJs take to stage at the Skiers Plaza for two nights of the festival. Just walk up and enjoy.
Saudan Couloir Race Extreme
The Saudan Couloir Race Extreme was a thing back in the 1990’s and just last year, it made its return. Well, this year the race has more to live up to. Considered one of the steepest ski races in the world, there are some fast times and even more challenging terrain to try to beat. Join in as a participant if you dare or just go to watch the carnage.
Monster Energy Boarderstyle World Championship
The Monster Energy Boarderstyle World Championships is the final of the four-stop tour. At the World Ski And Snowboard Festival (WSSF), the winner’s will not only be crowned queen or king of the tour, but they could also win $20,000 in prize money.
Both local and international artists will put their work on display at the Swatch ART+Soul event. Walk through the gallery set in the Whistler Conference Centre while taking in artwork inspired by the mountains.
MULTIPLICITY presented by Mountain Life Media
Ever wonder how someone did something amazing? MULTIPLICITY, presented by Mountain Life Media is a story telling experience where listeners will hear how incredible people did amazing feats. You are guaranteed to leave inspired after hearing six of the most exciting speakers and adventurers in the mountain industry.
The World Ski And Snowboard Festival (WSSF) is an exciting event that happens at the end of the winter season. It’s full of music, sports, and art. If you want to experience this one of a kind festival in the mountains, let us at Whistler Reservations help you plan your holiday.