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. Please contact one of our friendly reservation agents for more detailed information on what’s happening at any given time period.
Here are some of our staff-picked Signature Events. For a full Events Calendar see bottom of page.
Whistler Writers Festival
October 11–14, 2018
The Whistler 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 and word craft before gathering for evenings of music and great conversation with other readers and writers. Whether you are an avid reader, aspiring writer or an established author, you’ll find something special in the Whistler Writers Festival program. This year’s offerings include evenings with food, music and stories, a crime writing lunch, plus several craft workshops and a pitch your work to publishers session.
Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra
October 13, 2018
This annual event held each fall in Whistler is an 80 km (50 mile) race open to relay teams of 8, 4, or 2 members as well as solo ultra-marathoners. The course is centred around Whistler Village and the picturesque Valley Trail system. Stay for the weekend to enjoy the pre-race social and post-race party. The 8-person teams alternate legs of approximately 7 km and 13 km, while the 4-person relays run 20 km legs, and the 2-person teams alternate 40 km legs. The 80 km (50 mile) total distance is an achievable goal for novice ultra-marathoners, while still being a recognized qualifying distance for National Team selection.
Whistler Cornucopia presented by BlueShore Financial
November 8 – 18, 2018
Discover the best food and drink from BC and beyond at Whistler’s 11-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, so take advantage of great accommodation deals for an unforgettable culinary stay in the mountains. Check details HERE.
Whistler Film Festival
November 28 – December 2, 2018
Visit Whistler in early December for the 18th edition of Canada’s ‘coolest’ film festival. The Whistler Film Festival is five action-packed days of fresh films, epic events, industry connections plus time to enjoy the delights of the resort from skiing to après, fine dining and more. All film screenings take place at the following theatres: the Rainbow Theatre, Village 8 Cinemas, Maury Young Arts Centre, and Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre. Check details HERE.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane, Tourism Whistler/Robin O’Neill and Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova.