fbpx
Loading...
UPCOMING EVENTS 2019-09-23T20:19:08+00:00

UPCOMING EVENTS

Looking for something to do during your stay in Whistler? Check out these local events that are worth mentioning.  You can also check https://www.whistler.com/events/calendar for more local events.

Whistler Events – September 2019

September 21 – January 19

Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast

Location: Audain Art Museum

This exhibit focuses on the dramatic changes in Emily Carr’s approach to painting over the course of three critical years: 1910 to 1912. Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast investigates Carr’s momentous journey to France (1910-1911) that broke the bonds of her conservative art training.

More Information

September 24

Whistler Cycling Club – Weekly Ride

Location: Whistler Village Sports | Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Whistler BMX Tuesday Night Races

Location: Whistler BMX track | Time: Registration starts at 5 PM

September 26

Scorched: An Intro to Pyrography

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 9 PM

WORCA Thursday Toonie Ride

Location: Start Point Varies Weekly | Time: 6:30 PM

Krafty Kids: Bunting Bonanza

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

September 26 – September 29

Charlie Easton Artist in Residence

Location: Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont

September 27

The Manboys Premiere

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 and 9 PM

Yoga @ the Audain

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Art After Dark

Location: Audain Art Museum

September 27 – March 1

AMBASSADORS – Exhibition

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

September 28

Blank Collective – 7 Stages of Blank

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 and 9 PM

September 29

Savour the Sun Winemaker Dinner Series

Location: Nita Lake Lodge Aura Restaurant | Time: 6:30 PM

Whistler Farmers’ Market

Location: Upper Village Stroll | Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

A feast for your senses, the Whistler Farmers’ Market features local produce, tasty food, local artisans, live entertainment and family activities along the beautiful Upper Village Stroll between the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and the Blackcomb Daylodge. Markets happen every Sunday until Thanksgiving and every Wednesday throughout the summer with the addition of Saturday markets on June 29, August 3, 31 and October 12.

More Information

Whistler Events – October 2019

September 21 – January 19

Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast

Location: Audain Art Museum

This exhibit focuses on the dramatic changes in Emily Carr’s approach to painting over the course of three critical years: 1910 to 1912. Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast investigates Carr’s momentous journey to France (1910-1911) that broke the bonds of her conservative art training.

More Information

September 27 – March 1

AMBASSADORS – Exhibition

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

October 3

Krafty Kids: Eggs-citing Creations

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Sea to Sky String Orchestra at the Library

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 8 PM

ecologyst Screen Printing Workshop

Location: ecologyst, 4338 Main Street #125 | Time: 7 – 9 PM

October 4

Whistler Community Services Society 30 Year Anniversary Fundraising Dinner

Location: Portobello | Time: 7 – 10 PM

Arts Whistler Presents: VIMFF World Tour 2019 – Celebration of Mountain Films

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 8 PM

Alphabet Soup Presents an Evening with Tanya Boteju

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 5 – 7 PM

Whistler Wine Walk

Location: Various Art Galleries | Time: 5 – 7 PM

Explore Whistler’s bustling gallery scene while sampling hors d’oeuvres and wines from BC wineries every Friday night in October. Each week, four public and private galleries offer a new taste of Whistler’s eclectic cultural mix featuring local, regional and international artists and interactive art experiences. Venues include: Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery, Audain Art Museum, Maury Young Arts Centre and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. Begin anywhere you like, and visit all venues for the full experience!

More Information

October 5

Arts Whistler & Cinema Politica Present: Documentary Futurism

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7:30 PM

October 6

Whistler Farmers’ Market

Location: Upper Village Stroll | Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

A feast for your senses, the Whistler Farmers’ Market features local produce, tasty food, local artisans, live entertainment and family activities along the beautiful Upper Village Stroll between the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and the Blackcomb Daylodge. Markets happen every Sunday until Thanksgiving and every Wednesday throughout the summer with the addition of Saturday markets on June 29, August 3, 31 and October 12.

More Information

Cascadia Reed Quintet

Location: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Chur | Time: 5 – 6 PM

Barbed Choir!

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 8:30 PM

October 7

Whistler’s Celebration of International Day of the Girl

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 6:45 – 9 PM

Mini Mondays: Imagine with Art Journaling

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 6 – 7:30 PM

October 8

Film Screening: Us

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 9 PM

October 10

Krafty Kids: Thanksgiving Crafts

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

October 11

All Original Orphans’ Thanksgiving at the Point

Location: The Point Artist-Run Centre | Time: 6 PM

Whistler Wine Walk

Location: Various Art Galleries | Time: 5 – 7 PM

Explore Whistler’s bustling gallery scene while sampling hors d’oeuvres and wines from BC wineries every Friday night in October. Each week, four public and private galleries offer a new taste of Whistler’s eclectic cultural mix featuring local, regional and international artists and interactive art experiences. Venues include: Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery, Audain Art Museum, Maury Young Arts Centre and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. Begin anywhere you like, and visit all venues for the full experience!

More Information

October 11 – October 14

Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale

Location: Blackcomb Daylodge

To kick off the Thanksgiving long weekend, Whistler Blackcomb prepares you for the winter season with their legendary Turkey Sale. Take advantage of great deals on a large selection of last season’s winter gear. Beginning at noon on Friday, locals, season pass and EDGE card holders get in early before this renowned shopping experience opens to the public on Saturday. Remember to continue your shopping high throughout the Village, as many local retailers and businesses prepare for the winter turnover with deep discounts on a variety of items.

More Information

October 12

Whistler Farmers’ Market

Location: Upper Village Stroll | Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

A feast for your senses, the Whistler Farmers’ Market features local produce, tasty food, local artisans, live entertainment and family activities along the beautiful Upper Village Stroll between the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and the Blackcomb Daylodge. Markets happen every Sunday until Thanksgiving and every Wednesday throughout the summer with the addition of Saturday markets on June 29, August 3, 31 and October 12.

More Information

Whistler Nordics XC Ski SWAP

Location: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa | Time: 11:30 AM – 2 PM

Oktoberfestin’ at The Westin

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 3 – 8 PM

Return to Send’er – Whistler Premiere

Location: Rainbow Theatre | Time: 7:30 – 11:30 PM

October 13

Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Time: 5 – 9 PM

Thanksgiving Harvest Brunch

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler The Wildflower | Time: 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Whistler Turkey Trot

Location: Lost Lake Park – Event Area

Whistler Farmers’ Market

Location: Upper Village Stroll | Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

A feast for your senses, the Whistler Farmers’ Market features local produce, tasty food, local artisans, live entertainment and family activities along the beautiful Upper Village Stroll between the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and the Blackcomb Daylodge. Markets happen every Sunday until Thanksgiving and every Wednesday throughout the summer with the addition of Saturday markets on June 29, August 3, 31 and October 12.

More Information

October 16

Page to Screen: “It” by Stephen King

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 9 PM

October 17

Krafty Kids: Science and Craft

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

October 17 – October 20

Whistler Writers Festival

Location: Various venues in Whistler Village

The Whistler Writers Festival returns to celebrate the art of storytelling with an all-star lineup of guest authors and top tier events. Writers, readers and storytellers of all levels will be able to further their knowledge of the written word through a combination of development workshops, panel discussions, and reading and spoken word events during the action-packed weekend.

More Information

October 18

Whistler Wine Walk

Location: Various Art Galleries | Time: 5 – 7 PM

Explore Whistler’s bustling gallery scene while sampling hors d’oeuvres and wines from BC wineries every Friday night in October. Each week, four public and private galleries offer a new taste of Whistler’s eclectic cultural mix featuring local, regional and international artists and interactive art experiences. Venues include: Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery, Audain Art Museum, Maury Young Arts Centre and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. Begin anywhere you like, and visit all venues for the full experience!

More Information

October 18 – October 19

Fungus Among Us Mushroom Festival

Location: Myrtle Phillip School

October 19

Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

Location: Whistler Valley Trail

Come participate or cheer on athletes at this fun athletic event. The 9th annual Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra is a 50 mile relay and 50 KM ultra marathon centered around Whistler Olympic Plaza and Whistler’s incredible Lost Lake trails.

More Information

Arts Whistler Live! The Howl – A Musical Masquerade

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 1 PM

Teton Gravity: Winterland

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre

October 20

Barbed Choir!

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 8:30 PM

October 21

Emily Carr Film Screening: “Dig way down into your subject”

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 – 9 PM

Mini Mondays – Explore with Mock-Ups

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 6 – 7:30 PM

October 24

Krafty Kids: Halloween

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

October 25

Whistler Wine Walk

Location: Various Art Galleries | Time: 5 – 7 PM

Explore Whistler’s bustling gallery scene while sampling hors d’oeuvres and wines from BC wineries every Friday night in October. Each week, four public and private galleries offer a new taste of Whistler’s eclectic cultural mix featuring local, regional and international artists and interactive art experiences. Venues include: Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery, Audain Art Museum, Maury Young Arts Centre and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. Begin anywhere you like, and visit all venues for the full experience!

More Information

The Masquerade: Zero Ceiling’s Fall Fundraiser

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre | Time: 6:30 – 10:30 PM

October 25 – October 27

Whistler Frights & Delights Trick-or-Treating

Location: Participating Retail Merchants

Dress the part and give us your best Halloween scare! From October 25 to 27, kids can pick up a free tote from the Whistler Visitor Centre and visit participating retail merchants along the Village Stroll, from Skier’s Plaza to the Marketplace, for ghoulish goodies and spooky sweets.

More Information

October 26

Whistler Frights & Delights Face Painting

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

Take a break from Whistler Frights & Delights trick-or-treating in the Village, pull up a chair and prepare to be transformed for Halloween.

More Information

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Experience

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 9 PM

October 28

Emily Carr Film Screening: “Dig way down into your subject”

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 – 9 PM

October 30

Heavy Hitting HorrorFest: Apocalypse

Location: New Secret Whistler Venue | Time: 6:30 PM – 2 AM

Whistler Events – November 2019

September 21 – January 19

Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast

Location: Audain Art Museum

This exhibit focuses on the dramatic changes in Emily Carr’s approach to painting over the course of three critical years: 1910 to 1912. Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast investigates Carr’s momentous journey to France (1910-1911) that broke the bonds of her conservative art training.

More Information

September 27 – March 1

AMBASSADORS – Exhibition

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

November 1

WORCA Halloween Costume Ride at Lost Lake

Location: PassivHaus | Time: 5:30 PM

Art After Dark: Community Repurpose It Month – Water Bottle Weaving

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 3:30 – 8:30 PM

November 3

Barbed Choir!

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 8:30 PM

November 4

Arts Whistler Live! Terra Lightfoot

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 PM

Mini Mondays – Make it Big! Art Workshop

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 6 – 7:30 AM

November 7 – November 17

Cornucopia Food and Drink Festival presented by BlueShore Financial

Location: Various venues in Whistler Village

Cornucopia is the fall festival that celebrates the best of food and drink from Whistler, British Columbia and beyond. The festival offers something for everybody with winemaker dinners, themed food and drink events, interactive seminars, health and wellness events and electric after-parties. Sip and sample your way through food of all kinds, beer, wine and spirits and enjoy a fantastic social atmosphere.

More Information

November 8

Art After Dark: Community Repurpose It Month – Bicycle Gear Weaving

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 3:30 – 8:30 PM

November 9

TGR Snowboard Film: Roadless

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 PM and 9 PM

November 12

Film Screening: On the Basis of Sex

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 9 PM

November 15

Art After Dark: Community Repurpose It Month – Rope Sculpture

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 3:30 – 8:30 PM

November 17

Barbed Choir!

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 8:30 PM

Borealis String Quartet

Location: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Chur | Time: 5 – 6 PM

November 20

Page to Screen: The Girl with All the Gifts

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 – 9 PM

November 22

Art After Dark: Community Repurpose It Month – Bicycle Tube Sculpture

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 3:30 – 8:30 PM

November 29

Art After Dark: Community Repurpose It Month – Bicycle Spoke Sculpture

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 3:30 – 8:30 PM

November 30

26th Annual Art of Winter Group Show Opening Night

Location: Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery | Time: 5 – 7 PM

November 30 – December 1

Arts Whistler Holiday Market (Bizarre Bazaar)

Location: Westin Resort & Spa

Whistler Events – December 2019

September 21 – January 19

Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast

Location: Audain Art Museum

This exhibit focuses on the dramatic changes in Emily Carr’s approach to painting over the course of three critical years: 1910 to 1912. Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast investigates Carr’s momentous journey to France (1910-1911) that broke the bonds of her conservative art training.

More Information

September 27 – March 1

AMBASSADORS – Exhibition

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

November 30 – December 1

Arts Whistler Holiday Market (Bizarre Bazaar)

Location: Westin Resort & Spa

December 1

Family Studio Sunday: Snow and Ice – Paper Sculpture

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 12 – 4 PM

December 4 – December 8

Whistler Film Festival

Location: Various venues in Whistler Village | Time: Various Times

The Whistler Film Festival welcomes film fans and filmmakers to experience its 19 edition with fresh films, special guests, epic events, innovative industry Summit and talent programs, and time to play in North America’s premiere mountain resort destination.

More Information

December 8

Family Studio Sunday: Snow and Ice – Paper Sculpture

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 12 – 4 PM

McGregor-Verdejo Duo

Location: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Chur | Time: 5 – 6 PM

December 9

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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.

More Information

December 12

Holiday Singapalooza with Barbed Choir

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 PM

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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 kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.

More Information

December 13

Emily Carr’s Birthday Party

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 10 AM – 9 PM

December 13 – December 14

Viessmann Luge World Cup and BMW Sprint World Cup

Location: Whistler Sliding Centre

Catch more than 100 of the world’s fastest luge athletes from more than 20 countries as they compete at the Whistler Sliding Centre. Cheer as the athletes reach speeds of up to 130 kilometres per hour in men’s and women’s singles, doubles and team relay races.

More Information

December 14

20th Annual Community Holiday Gala Dinner and Dance

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Time: 6 PM

December 15

Family Studio Sunday: Snow and Ice – Painting

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 12 – 4 PM

Winter Lights with the Whistler Singers

Location: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Chur | Time: 7 PM

December 16

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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.

More Information

December 19

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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 kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.

More Information

December 20

Art After Dark: Carr Trees for the Holidays – Glass Etching

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 3:30 – 8:30 PM

December 21 – January 5

Whistler Holiday Experience

Location: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: 10 AM – 6 PM (with some exceptions)

This indoor family fun zone provides entertainment for kids and parents alike during the holiday season. Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games free for 15 days over Christmas and the New Year. Parents are catered for too – they can relax in the lounge area and enjoy a coffee or hot cocoa while the kids play. Please note that the Whistler Holiday Experience will be closed December 25 and open January 31 from noon to 7 PM.

More Information

December 22

Family Studio Sunday: Snow and Ice – Sculpture

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 12 – 4 PM

December 23

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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.

More Information

December 24

Christmas Eve Church Service

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Macdonald Ballroom | Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM

December 26

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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 kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.

More Information

December 27

Art After Dark: Carr Trees for the Holidays – Clay Sculpture

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 3:30 – 8:30 PM

December 29

Family Studio Sunday: Snow and Ice – Painting

Location: Audain Art Museum | Time: 12 – 4 PM

December 30

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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.

More Information

Whistler Events – January 2020

September 21 – January 19

Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast

Location: Audain Art Museum

This exhibit focuses on the dramatic changes in Emily Carr’s approach to painting over the course of three critical years: 1910 to 1912. Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast investigates Carr’s momentous journey to France (1910-1911) that broke the bonds of her conservative art training.

More Information

September 27 – March 1

AMBASSADORS – Exhibition

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

December 21 – January 5

Whistler Holiday Experience

Location: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: 10 AM – 6 PM (with some exceptions)

This indoor family fun zone provides entertainment for kids and parents alike during the holiday season. Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games free for 15 days over Christmas and the New Year. Parents are catered for too – they can relax in the lounge area and enjoy a coffee or hot cocoa while the kids play. Please note that the Whistler Holiday Experience will be closed December 25 and open January 31 from noon to 7 PM.

More Information

January 2

Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 – 6 PM

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 kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.

More Information

January 18

Arts Whistler Live! Love in Alderaan Places

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 8 PM

January 26 – February 2

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Location: Various venues in and around Whistler

Don’t miss one of the biggest and best Pride ski weeks in the world. The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival features a full slate of events including snowmobiling adventures, wine tastings, a pool party, a snowball dance, fantastic skiing and snowboarding and everything in-between.

More Information

Whistler Events – February 2020

September 27 – March 1

AMBASSADORS – Exhibition

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

January 26 – February 2

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Location: Various venues in and around Whistler

Don’t miss one of the biggest and best Pride ski weeks in the world. The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival features a full slate of events including snowmobiling adventures, wine tastings, a pool party, a snowball dance, fantastic skiing and snowboarding and everything in-between.

More Information

February 5

Arts Whistler Live! Andrew Collins Trio

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 PM

February 21 – February 22

Peak to Valley Race 36th Anniversary

Location: Whistler Mountain

Whistler Events – March 2020

September 27 – March 1

AMBASSADORS – Exhibition

Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

March 8

Jumaralis Trio

Location: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Chur | Time: 5 – 6 PM

March 22

Arts Whistler Live! Comedy Double-Header

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 8 PM