WHISTLER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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.

SIGNATURE EVENTS

 

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, Jan 20 – 27

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival started out as a small weekend gathering of gay ski-enthusiasts in 1992 has become one of the largest queer-focused ski weeks in the world. Whistler is proud to host the 27th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America. The LGBTQI pride week features a packed events schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, arts and culture and social events.

Peak to Valley Race, Feb 22 Feb 23

In its 35th year in 2019, the Peak to Valley race is a long standing and unique team race on Whistler Mountain. Teams of 4 (teams must be co-ed and all must be 19 or over) race a course which starts on the Whistler Saddle and traditionally finishes at Dusty’s in the Creekside. Two members race on Friday, two on Saturday. 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.

 

ONGOING WINTER EVENTS

 
Family Après at Whistler Olympic Plaza, 3 – 6 PM, Mondays & Wednesdays till March 27th

The whole family can celebrate a great day on the slopes with fun activities at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Parents can share stories about their day with a warm beverage while kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.

Fire & Ice Show at Skier’s Plaza, 7 PM, Every Sunday Evening till March 25th

Where else but Whistler would performers entertain you with an electric mix of music, dance and spinning fire? Watch world-class athletes flip and twist through a burning ring of fire, then finish the night off with a first-class fireworks display. Following the show, head over to the Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) for the notorious Afterburn Party (adults only after 8 PM).

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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