The Sea to Sky Corridor, encompassing Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton, is home to a tremendous amount of great events throughout the year. From small community gatherings, to athletic competitions and races, to world class festivals, there is sure to be something for everyone. The information below is only a partial list including some of our favorite signature events going on in the Whistler Valley. Please contact one of our friendly reservation agents and they would be happy to provide you with more detailed information on what’s happening at any given time period.
Whistler Blackcomb Fire and Ice show
Every Sunday evening December 18, 2016 – April 8, 2017 at 7 pm
Watch world-class athletes flipping and twisting through a burning ring of fire and finish with a first class fireworks display. This free, family friendly event is located at Skiers Plaza in Whistler Village base, between Whistler & Blackcomb Gondolas.
Mondays and Wednesdays starting December 19 from 3-6 PM
Visit Whistler Olympic Plaza for free kid-friendly activities and entertainment whilst taking in the surrounding scenery and sparkling lights lining the village stroll. Experience fun outdoor winter activities with your kids ranging from snowman building competitions, tobogganing, storytelling, roving characters, music, mini hockey, snacks, hot beverages and more.
World Ski and Snowboard Festival
April 7-16, 2017
Whistler’s biggest and most legendary festival celebrates mountain culture. Ten full days of sports, parties, concerts and art is sure to have something for everyone. There is nowhere else you’ll want to be this April. Click here for event website.
Tough Mudder Whistler
June 17 & 18, 2017
The famous military-style Tough Mudder obstacle course meets the rugged Coast Mountains. Test your limits on the 16 – 19 km course (10 – 12 miles) course with more than 20 obstacles. Experience the true meaning of teamwork then take a well-deserved break in our stunning summer resort. Click here for event website.
Canada Day and Independence Day in Whistler
July 1 and July 4, 2017
Whistler celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary on Canada Day and Independence Day with street entertainment, special events and free concerts – it’s a party no matter where you’re from! Book accommodation early, because long weekends in Whistler are incredibly popular. More information on specific events to follow later.
Subaru IRONMAN Canada® & Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Canada®
July 30, 2017
Whistler, BC beckons athletes with its pristine natural environment and vibrant village. Calling all athletes – preparation has begun for the 2017 Subaru IRONMAN® Canada triathlon in Whistler! Take up the challenge and swim, bike and run through Whistler’s beautiful lakes, roads and trails. Click here for event website.
August 3 – 6, 2017
Wanderlust Festival is an all-out, ecstatic celebration bringing together the world’s leading yoga teachers. Choose your own adventure with multi-level yoga and meditation sessions, mouthwatering organic and whole foods, heart-pumping music, inspiring lectures and workshops, and boundary-pushing outdoor activities. Wander with us and find your true north. Click here for event website.
August 11 – 20, 2017
The Crankworx World Tour drops into the next dimension, where gravity knows no bounds. Four stops, one space for infinite creativity. Rotorua, New Zealand. Les Gets, France. Innsbruck, Austria. And home to its Canadian home base in Whistler, British Columbia. Push the perception of what’s possible and charge into the unimaginable. Click here for event website.