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.
Fire and Ice Show
Every Sunday evening at Skiers Plaza until March 25th
Free fun evening of fire spinners and fireworks. Whistler’s best skiers and riders, including Whistler Blackcomb Snow School’s finest pros, hit a big air jump through a blazing ring of fire every Sunday night from 6:30pm to 8pm. Spend your evening with family, friends, and free live entertainment!
Mondays and Wednesdays at Olympic Plaza until March 28th
Experience free winter outdoor fun with the kids the Canadian way! Visit Whistler Olympic Plaza next to the ice skating rink for Family Après from 3pm to 8pm. Featuring kid-friendly activities and entertainment like snowman building competitions, tobogganing, storytelling, roving characters, music, mini hockey, snacks, hot beverages and more.
Peak to Valley Race
In its 34th year in 2018, the Peak to Valley race is a unique team race on Whistler Mountain. The Peak to Valley Race is the longest GS race of its kind on the in the world. The average GS race has 35 gates and a vertical drop of 250 metres. The Peak to Valley race has a vertical drop of 1,443 metres, with 180 gates and a course that’s over 5 km long. Teams of 4 race a course which starts on the Whistler Saddle and traditionally finishes at Dusty’s in the Creekside.
World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF)
The 23rd annual World Ski and Snowboard Festival brings the best snow sports, music and arts to the world stage. Featuring the World Championships of the Monster Energy Boarder Style Tour, two big air competitions in Skiers Plaza and the return of the legendary Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme plus, the return of many of your favourite events such as the WSSF Music Series, the Olympus 72 Hour Filmmaker Showdown, the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown, Intersection, and more.
Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane and Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova