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UPCOMING EVENTS 2021-03-29T13:42:38+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 WHISTLER CALENDAR for more local events.

Whistler Events – April 2021

World Ski & Snowboard Festival

Location: Whistler

Whistler’s biggest ski and snowboard fest. Celebrate the 25th year of the WSSF online.

Friday, April 16, 23, and 30th from 6 – 8 PM PST

Whistler Events – May 2021

GO Fest – Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival

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Whistler Events – July 2021

Whistler Children’s Festival

Location: Multiple venues in Whistler

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Red Bull 400 Whistler

Location: Whistler Olympic Park

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Whistler Events – August 2021

Crankworx Whistler

A world-famous festival, celebrating the heart and soul of gravity-fuelled mountain biking. Packed with events, races and demonstrations.

Location: Whistler

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Whistler Events – September 2021

RBC GranFondo Whistler

The largest Gran Fondo in North America. A spectacular and challenging ride from Vancouver to Whistler.

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Whistler Village Beer Festival

A festival of craft beer held annually in the fall. Featuring two main tasting events in Whistler Olympic Plaza and more!

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Whistler Farmers’ Market

Location: Upper Village Stroll

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.

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Whistler Events – October 2021

Whistler Wine Walk

Location: Various Art Galleries

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!

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Whistler Farmers’ Market

Location: Upper Village Stroll

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.

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Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale

Location: Blackcomb Day lodge

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.

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Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Thanksgiving Harvest Brunch

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler The Wildflower

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Whistler Turkey Trot

Location: Lost Lake Park – Event Area

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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.

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Fungus Among Us Mushroom Festival

Location: Myrtle Phillip School

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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 centred around Whistler Olympic Plaza and Whistler’s incredible Lost Lake trails.

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Whistler Frights & Delights Trick-or-Treating

Location: Participating Retail Merchants

Dress the part and give us your best Halloween scare! 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.

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Whistler Frights & Delights Face Painting

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre

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

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Whistler Events – November 2021

WORCA Halloween Costume Ride at Lost Lake

Location: PassivHaus

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Cornucopia Food and Drink Festival

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.

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Whistler Events – December 2021

Whistler Film Festival

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

The Whistler Film Festival welcomes film fans and filmmakers to experience its 21st 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.

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Family Après

Location: 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.

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Whistler Events – January 2022

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.

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Hear and Now: Whistler’s Local Music Celebration

Location: Virtual Event | Time: 7 PM

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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.

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Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

January 23 – 30, 2022

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.

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