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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

New To The WSSF: The Extreme Couloir Ski Race

The World Ski And Snowboard Festival has returned to Whistler, taking place from April 10th-15th. During this time, events featuring music, art, and skiing will take over the resort. What’s new on the usual list of things to do, is the addition of the infamous big mountain ski race, Couloir Extreme. The race has a […]

5 Very Whistler Halloween Costumes

Boo! Did we scare you? It’s that time of year when all the spooky ghouls and goblins take over the village! But what if you’re traveling and didn’t pack a costume to wear? Don’t worry, there are a number of places to either pick up a costume or make your own. And once you have […]

Farm To Table Cuisine

When you look around Whistler, you only see mountains but just over yonder, lies the fertile farmlands of Pemberton. This valley happens to produce seasonal bounty that many of the local restaurants proudly use in their delicious menu creations. Not only do the restaurants of Whistler benefit from the rich growing soils of the valley […]

The Magic Of May Long Weekend

Photo: Clint Trahan Once upon a time, May was known as the shoulder season in Whistler. The village would become quiet, the ski hill barren and many travelers would save visiting for more lively times.  Gone are those days. Now, the much-anticipated Canadian long weekend holds a festival and many other exciting events, making it one of […]

Your Guide to Easter In Whistler

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Just like all the holidays in Whistler, Easter is celebrated in a variety of ways and over a number of days! From sporting events to the classic Easter Egg hunt to Sunday brunch- there are a ton of activities for the whole family to enjoy over the Easter holiday! We’ve gathered up all the holiday events […]

New Years in Whistler

10, 9, 8, 7…Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight? Whistler truly knows how to do the holidays and New Year’s Eve is no exception. In fact, there may not be a better place to begin a new year than here! From spending it with family to dancing the night away to savoring delicious […]

7 Facts About The Whistler Film Festival

Lights, camera action! The Whistler Film Festival kicks off this month, taking place from November 30th  to December 4th. The festival welcomes filmers, actors, and fans to experience a unique combination of cinematography and related events in the mountains. The work of established filmmakers and fresh new talent make up the bulk of the festival but […]

Halloween in Whistler

Once a year, Whistler trades in its mountain attire for that of ghosts, zombies, witches and pretty much anything else that could possibly be imagined. In true Whistler fashion, Halloween is celebrated to the utmost extreme. Taking place over a whole weekend, everything from parties at night clubs to haunted houses take over the village and […]

The Whistler Writer’s Festival

Love the Literary Arts? Is writing your favorite pastime? Interested in attending a workshop to improve your craft?  If you said yes to any of the above or just enjoy words in general then this festival is for you! Taking place from October 13-16, 2016, The Whistler Writer’s Festival is celebrating it’s 15-year anniversary with […]

Canada Day in Whistler | On the Mountain, In the Village or at the Lake

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Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Steve Roger How will you spend Canada Day in Whistler? Canada Day long weekend (or Independence Day long weekend for our American friends) is the official kick off to summer here in Whistler. The kids are out of school, summer sports are in full effect and the summer events schedule is in […]

Your Guide to GOFEST 2016

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(Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane) The May Long weekend is upon us and Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival (GOFEST) is cranking into high gear. Outdoor enthusiasts from around the province are arriving in Whistler to embrace the great outdoors, quench their thirst for adventure and connect with loved ones in nature’s greatest playground. So what can […]

Your Unofficial Guide to the World Ski and Snowboard Festival

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Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane For ten days and ten nights in April Whistler comes alive with an action-packed calendar of music, snow-sports, art and parties. The World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) is the biggest festival of the year in Whistler and is North America’s largest annual mountain culture celebration. In its 21st year […]

T-shirts, Patios and Sunshine – Everything to Love About Spring Skiing in Whistler

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(Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane) We’ve reached the time of year when sun and snow come together to create the perfect conditions for epic spring skiing on the mountain. Whistler is renowned for receiving some of its biggest snowfalls in late winter and spring amounting to powder conditions, bluebird days and T-shirt weather. Whistler Mountain […]

Whistler’s Art and Culture Scene

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You may be surprised to learn that Whistler’s not all about outdoor activities. Anyone who has delved into the town’s art and culture scene, would surely be impressed by the vibrant happenings taking place. From theatrical performances, art galleries, music and museums take your pick from a plethora of exhibits and events happening throughout the year. Here is […]

8 Ways to Send Off Summer in Whistler

Saying goodbye to summer isn’t always fun, but we’ve got a list of eight unique ways you can send off summer in Whistler with a smile on your face. We may not love saying goodbye to the long summer days, but lucky for us, our shoulder season is a short one and we can dive […]

Labour Day in Whistler

Labour day is a Canadian national holiday. The day was originally created to give workers the opportunity to campaign for better working conditions or pay. The tradition has since transformed into a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the last taste of summer. Labour Day in Whistler has become a weekend of music, entertainment, relaxation and of […]

Your Guide to the Whistler Farmers Market

Local vendors of all kinds pour into the upper village with their individual offerings every Sunday and most Wednesdays all summer long. Stock up on locally grown fresh produce at a great price. Artisan bread and other baked goods will capture you by scent and pull you in. Homemade candies, jams and other delicious treats […]

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