Whistler Festivals and Events
Ski season is gearing up and many Festivals are just around the corner in Whistler. Be sure to mark your calendars and take in Free Concerts, activities and great outdoor activities for the whole family. Check out the Winter Specialty Packages to ensure you get the lowest rates of the winter season!
Whistler Blackcomb's Fire & Ice Show
Every Sunday: December 16 to March 31*
Fireworks and spectacular big air jumps wow the crowds at the Fire & Ice Show. Whistler's best skiers and riders jump through a blazing ring of fire every Sunday night at 6:30 PM. Spend your evening with family, friends, and live entertainment including fire spinners, a DJ and fireworks display! @ Skiers Plaza at the Whistler Base between the Whistler & Blackcomb Gondolas
19th Annual TELUS Winter Classic - January 25 - 26, 2013
FIL - Luge World Championships - February 1 - 2, 2013
Peak to Valley Race - February 1 - 2, 2013
WinterPRIDE Festival - February 3 - 10, 2013
Yeti Snowshoe Series - March 2, 2013
Sea to Sky Nordic Festival - March 15, 2013
Haywood Ski Nationals - March 23 - 30, 2013
Nintendo Family Mountain Adventure - March 31, 2013
Mum's Mountain Classic - April 4, 2013
Whistler Cup - April 5 - 7, 2013
World Ski & Snowboard Festival - April 12 - 21, 2013
Every WOMEN in the World Conference - May 24 - 26, 2013
BC Bike Race - June 29 - 26, 2013
The North Face Whistler Half Marathon
June 1, 2013
The third annual Whistler Half Marathon takes place on a beautiful and challenging 21.1-kilometer course that runs right through the Village. Come and cheer on the runners as they complete the most scenic marathon on the circuit. It sold out early last year so if you're looking to participate - sign up soon!
Dubbed as one of the most 'hardcore' obstacle courses and "probably the toughest event on the planet", Tough Mudder will challenge your strength, stamina in a team challenge. The course designed by British Special Forces, this adventure challenge also raises funds for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Whistler Children's Festival
This fun-filled weekend features plenty of hands-on art workshops led by professional artists in fine arts, crafts, theatre and performing arts, from across BC. The festival comes alive with free activities and entertainment by popular children's performers, roving musicians and zany characters. A great weekend for a family mini break, and take advantage of the warm mountain air.
August 9 - 18, 2013
During this 10-day festival, the best downhill and freestyle mountain bikers in the world gather for Crankworx. For the ninth year running, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park serve as an open air stage showcasing stunt and trail engineering; not for the faint at heart.
Ironman Canada - Whistler
August 25, 2013
One of the toughest triathlons in the world is coming to town. Whistler will host IRONMAN Canada this summer with the racecourse incorporating its beautiful lakes, mountain roads and the Valley Trail network. Check out article on Ironman for more information!
RBC GranFondo Whistler
Sept 7, 2013
'The Big Ride' rolls into Whistler once again this year. This world-class event attracts up to 7,000 riders who climb there way up the scenic Sea to Sky highway in the 122 km race. It doesn't matter if you are a spectator or competitor, book early to secure your place to unwind in Whistler.
Whistler Farmers Market
Every Sunday: June - October 2013
Make the Whistler Farmers market part of your summer plans, featuring fresh local produce from the Pemberton Valley and beyond. Stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables and an array of artisan foods, home baked goods, fresh bread, jewelry, textiles, pottery, woodworks, bath & body products and artwork.
* While me make effort to ensure these event dates are correct, actual event dates are subject to change without notice. Please plan accordingly.