Whistler Events Guide
Excitement For Everyone
We can’t wait to welcome you to our beautiful resort town of Whistler! You are going to have an incredible time. Before you arrive, we want to keep you up to date with all of the events and activities that will make your visit all the more memorable.
Whistler has truly become an all-season resort as it has developed and grown over the years since its inception when it was purely a ski destination. Still renowned as one of the largest and best ski terrains in North America, Whistler has also become a household name in the mountain biking world during the summer, and a mecca for all things adventure.
From fine dining to free outdoor concerts, children’s activities, ski and mountain biking festivals, the Whistler Film Festival, extreme races and more; Whistler has something for everyone, anytime of the year!
So, take a look at our event calendar below and start getting excited about all of the fun, adventure and good times that your trip to Whistler is going to give to you.
Whistler, BC, Canada has several fantastic featured events that are very popular with visitors to the resort. Make sure to visit this events for a very memorable vacation experience.
Whistler Farmers' Market
Browse a very large selection of local vendor booths and enjoy amazing food along with live entertainment at the Whistler Farmers' Market during the warm Summer season months. Visit the scenic Upper Village area of the mountain resort to walk along the pedestrian only path to experience everything that this very popular series of events has to offer everyone in your holiday group. Make sure to bring your reusable shopping bag and camera and prepare to find excellent locally produced items for sale by local members of the Sea To Sky Corridor in British Columbia, Canada. The Whistler Farmers' Market outdoor events are one of the best open to the general public in Whistler resort each year and are highly recommended. View More Information
Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Top BBQ
Enjoy dining at 6,000 feet during Whistler Blackcomb’s Mountain-Top BBQ Series, held on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Summer months.
Offering a unique on-mountain experience, your ticket will take you up the gondola to the Roundhouse Lodge, where you will indulge in mouth-watering BBQ meats, fresh salads and delicious desserts before an incredible Pacific Coast mountain backdrop, with live music to entertain everyone in your vacation group. This is the perfect Summer season mountain resort dining experience that the whole family will enjoy.View More Information
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Upcoming Events In Whistler BC Canada
Start Date: Sunday, December 17, 2017A free, all-ages night of entertainment. Whistler's top skiers and riders (including Whistler Blackcomb ski school instructors) spin and twist through a burning hoop. Dress warmly, grab a hot chocolate and prepare to be amazed! Dates: Sundays starting December 17, 2017 - March 25, 2018 Time: 6:30 PM December 17 - March 4 | 7:30 PM March 11 - 25
Start Date: Friday, May 18, 2018GO Fest is all about Whistler’s great outdoors, from the physical activities and adventures that get you out and about, to movies that will inspire you to keep on exploring and arts and culture events that blend time in nature with creativity.
Start Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018The military-style Tough Mudder meets the Coast Mountains in this epic event weekend featuring two days of Tough Mudder and the Tough Mudder Half.
Start Date: Friday, July 06, 2018This long-running July event brings hands-on art workshops, crafts, theatre, multi-media, dance, music and magical performances to Whistler Olympic Plaza.
Start Date: Thursday, August 02, 2018Now is the time for transformation. Wanderlust Festival is an all-out, ecstatic celebration bringing together the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts, renowned speakers, exquisite chefs, and thrilling performers. Book your accommodation for your mountain retreat, and prepare for an incredible journey.
Start Date: Friday, August 10, 2018This world-famous festival celebrates the heart and soul of gravity-fuelled mountain biking. The best riders and biggest bike fans in the world come out for a week of gravity-fuelled racing, slopestyle competitions, Kidsworx, bike demos and the chance to shred Whistler’s trails with other like-minded bike fans.
Start Date: Saturday, September 08, 2018Join fellow road cycling enthusiasts in the RBC GranFondo Whistler as they cycle the route from Vancouver to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway, over 122 kilometres of winding mountain road. Stay for the fun at the finish line celebrations and family events with great deals on accommodation and new passenger and bike transportation back to Vancouver.
Start Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018The Whistler Writers Festival (formerly the Whistler Readers and Writers Festival) is an annual fall event celebrating the written word. It's a chance to meet renowned authors, listen to lively speakers panels and attend workshops on publishing, comedy and word craft before gathering for evenings of music and great conversation with other readers and writers.
Start Date: Thursday, November 08, 2018Discover the best food and drink from BC and beyond at Whistler's multi-day fall festival of food and drink with winery dinners, grand tastings, culinary workshops and more, Cornucopia’s rich and wide-ranging program is sure to satisfy the senses. Take advantage of great accommodation deals for an unforgettable culinary stay in the mountains.
Start Date: Monday, December 31, 2018Visit Whistler village for an alcohol free, family friendly New Years Eve celebration event for everyone to enjoy.