GO Fest – Whistler’s Great Outdoor Festival

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The fifth annual GO Fest, Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival, returns on the Victoria Day Long Weekend. Come and spend four days trying different outdoors activities in a beautiful outdoor setting. Celebrate the outdoors with fun for the whole family!

Tough Mudder Whistler

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This is the 7th season Tough Mudder will be hosting a course in Whistler. This is a 16 km race with over 20 obstacles. Push yourself to your limits and cross the finish line with your team!

Whistler Children’s Festival

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This long-running July event brings hands-on art workshops, crafts, theatre, multi-media, dance, music and magical performances to Whistler Olympic Plaza. It’s the perfect excuse to visit family-friendly Whistler for a weekend or more.

Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Book Your Winter Holiday

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“I don’t need to book my winter holiday in summer, it can wait.” “There isn’t even snow yet.” “I’ll get to it later on.” “But why would I think about winter during the summer?” Chances are, when it comes to booking your winter holiday, some of the above phrases might be in your vocabulary. It’s […]

Late Summer In Whistler

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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 […]

Planning Your Whistler Summer Vacation

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In addition to the nice weather, the one thing that we’re fairly certain many of us get excited about summer, is the opportunity for a vacation. It’s a time to relax, to play outside, to enjoy the water, and of course, to make memories. Whistler is the ideal location to fulfill all your summer holiday […]

Whistler Blackcomb Feature Artist: Andrea Mueller

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With such beautiful mountain vistas, wildlife, and nature right at your door step, it’s no wonder that Whistler is home to an incredible art scene- all inspired by life in the mountains. With so many talented artists calling Whistler home, Whistler Blackcomb has been featuring an artist for the past few years. This is a […]

8 Reasons To Experience Spring Skiing And Snowboarding

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As the birds begin to sing and the bears come out of hibernation, it might seem like winter is well on its way out. However, we like to think it’s not without one last hurrah before the great thaw. It just so happens that Mother Nature likes to throw her grandest party of the winter […]

How To Après Ski

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Spending time on the mountain is incredible. The views, skiing, and fun are part of the experience but let’s get real, one of the greatest reasons to hit the slopes is après ski. The origin of après is a little fuzzy but what we do know is that it was our nordic ancestors who first […]

The 27th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

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The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is back for its 27th year. What started off in 1992 as a group of revelers celebrating inclusivity in the mountains, has now turned into one of the largest queer-focused ski weeks in the world. From January 20th-27th, pride culture, entertainment, and of course skiing are organized into an energetic schedule. […]

Why Skiing More Should Be Part Of Your New Years Resolution

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New Years is a time for new beginnings and the all too familiar new year’s resolution. For many it’s a time to start eating well, to be more organized, and to take better care of oneself in general. This new chapter sees all types of commitments taking place, many disintegrating within the first two weeks […]

It’s Okay To Start Your Winter Countdown Now

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Summer’s great but once the leaves begin to fall there’s only one thing on our mind: winter! The thought of skiing fresh powder and après to boot has us losing sleep. Focusing on day to day life is near impossible when strapping into our ski boots and setting an alarm for the first chair lies […]

Whistler Writer’s Festival

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It’s almost time for the annual Whistler Writer’s Festival. From October 11th -14th, the village becomes a place for celebrating the written word. Readers and writers unite over the course of the festival for workshops and readings, but the excitement doesn’t stop there. The schedule is lined with ways to improve as well as enjoy […]

6 Things To Do In Whistler Before Going Back To School

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It’s no secret that the seasons are changing. The days are shorter, the nights chillier, and there’s this ever looming knowledge that going back to school is right around the corner. While textbooks and homework might lie just on the horizon, there’s still plenty of time to make the most of the summertime that’s still […]

The RBC GranFondo Whistler

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As fall begins to near, many are putting in their last training days and dialing in their bicycles. All this in preparation for the RBC GranFondo, taking place on September 8th, 2018. You see, this event is no easy feat. It covers 122 kilometers, from Vancouver all the way to Whistler. Many train for months […]

Why You Should Book Your Whistler Activities Now

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Congratulations! You’ve booked your Whistler vacation. Now you can start dreaming about traveling to the mountains and all the adventures that being in nature encompasses. Often, once the flights are booked, planning exactly what you’re going to do on your holiday takes a back seat. It’s common practice to think “I’ll see when I get there,” […]

Tough Mudder Whistler

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If you haven’t heard of Tough Mudder, you’re in for a real awakening. Tough Mudder is an obstacle course in the mountains that’s designed to drag participants outside of their comfort zones. It takes place over 16 km and features 20 ingenious and challenging obstacles. The course obstacles are designed to be team-oriented. This eliminates the […]

A Whistler Destination Wedding

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More and more couples are trading in a traditional wedding location for a destination “I do”. The convenience, opportunity to spend more time with loved ones, and cost are just a few of the appealing factors driving couples to plan their wedding away from home. Newly engaged twosomes often think of beach destinations first. However, […]

5 Things You’ll Only Get If You’ve Been To Whistler

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Whistler is magical. There’s the fact that it’s surrounded by mountains, the pristine lakes, the activities and of course the vibrant nightlife. Here, we have scenery that’s designed to evoke emotions of marvel and excitement. With all this, it’s no wonder that Whistler is a world-class resort that often bests over 2 million visitors per year. But […]

Canoeing, Kayaking, and SUPing, Oh My!

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Row, row, row your boat and explore Whistler’s lakes and rivers while you’re at. Many might not think of flocking to the mountains for the waterways but before Whistler was a destination for world-class skiing, it was known for its fish-filled watering holes. You don’t have to go fishing to gain a unique perspective only […]