The World Ski And Snowboard Festival (WSSF)


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. […]

The World Ski And Snowboard Festival


Ready to party in the mountains? The World Ski and Snowboard Festival is returning to Whistler from April 10th-15th. Over the 6 days of the festival, world-class competitions, the largest annual free outdoor concert series in Canada, visual arts mega-productions, film premieres, community events and an endless lineup of parties will take over the village. This […]

Why Spring Skiing Is The Best


The weather is turning warmer, the birds are chirping, the bears are coming out of hibernation, and the flowers have already sprung. These signs of spring might lead you to think its time to trade in the skis for a bike but in all actuality, some of the best skiing of the season is about […]

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 […]

6 Reasons Why Springtime in Whistler ROCKS

Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane We know you love winter, but what if we told you that spring is the best time of the year to be in Whistler? Back in the day (circa 2006) the end of winter marked a distinct end to the tourist season, when locals could reclaim their hometown and tourists […]

Your Unofficial Guide to the World Ski and Snowboard Festival


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 […]

Don’t Even Think About Missing These 10 WSSF Events!

If the town of Whistler had a prom, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival would be it. WSSF coincides with the end of yet another season of skiing and snowboarding. The festival provides one final opportunity to send winter off with a bang. The sports, the shows, the competitions, the parties – it’s 10 days […]

6 Whistler Events You Can’t Miss This Winter

There’s always something to do during Whistler’s wintertime – just look up at the mountains to see what we mean! But in addition to the countless outdoor recreation opportunities, there are special events and festivals taking place all the time throughout the winter season. Pull out that day planner (or, more likely, calendar app) and […]

World Ski & Snowboard Festival

World Ski & Snowboard Festival April 11-20, 2014 Tickets are on sale for the biggest annual gathering of winter sports, music, arts and culture in North America, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival asks you to heed the festival motto: “Party in April. Sleep in May.” No matter how you do it, by boat, by […]