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.
World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF), April 16 – 26
Known to locals as WSSF, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival combines spring energy with Whistler’s unique mountain culture for 11 days of non-stop events and action on and off the slopes. There’s ski and snowboard competitions, music, art, photography, filmmaking and exciting nightlife, plus some of the best skiing and après sessions of the season. More information on concerts and races coming later.
Family Après, Mon. & Wed. at 3–6 PM, January 6 – March 25 at Whistler Olympic Plaza
Whistler knows how to après and now the whole family can celebrate a great day on the slopes with even more fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Parents can share stories about their day with a warm beverage while the kids participate in a variety of outdoor, winter activities and entertainment each week.
First Nations Winter Feast, Sun. & Thu., December 15 – March 29, Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
Located in Whistler’s Upper Village, the SLCC hosts a First Nations Winter Feast Sundays and Thursdays that blends culinary journey and cultural sharing. Enjoy a delicious Indigenous-inspired feast as Nation members share their culture through regalia, storytelling, music, and dance. The menu includes two winter-centric salads, four hearty protein mains, and a seasonal apple and pear crumble for dessert. Highlights include the ‘three sister’s salad of roasted root vegetables, cedar-roasted salmon paired with lemon-infused maple butter, and an alder-smoked bison brisket.
Fire & Ice Show, Sundays from December 22 – March 29
Every Sunday night during winter, see a spectacular display of ski and snowboard skills at the legendary Fire & Ice Show in Skier’s Plaza. Whistler’s best skiers and riders jump and flip through a blazing ring of fire accompanied by fire spinners, a DJ and fireworks display. An electrifying evening of free, live entertainment to enjoy with family and friends.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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