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Whistler Events

Each year Whistler plays host to some incredible festivals, concerts and events. Spectators and competitors come from all over the world to witness events such as Crankworx, Ironman and The World Ski and Snowboard Festival to name a few.

There are a large number of local sporting events as well such as the Gran Fondo and Slow Food Cycle. But, it’s not just sporting events that Whistler locals are treated to. There are free concerts, film festivals and screenings, beer festivals and so much more.

During the summer both Pemberton and Squamish also host music festivals that are popular with with residents in the Sea to Sky area.

Find out what events are happening this month in Whistler:

January
Nov 20- Jan 13Festival of Trees
Four Seasons Whistler transforms their lobby into a sparkling Canadian pine forest to support the BC Children’s Hospital and raise much needed funds to support children in their care. Everyone is invited to enjoy this lush forest of beautifully decorated trees, whether they are guests, locals or simply visiting Whistler.

Nov 22- Feb 28Whistler Gingerbread House
Location: Creekside 2067 Lake Placid Road

Come experience family fun in a winter fantasy land, located in the heart of Creekside Village. Enjoy holiday gift wrapping, legendary Cloud Cones, gelato, gourmet hot chocolates, signature espresso drinks, cotton candy and yummy baked goods. Be dazzled by a giant Christmas Train and creative holiday decorations. Stay tuned for special appearances by Santa.

For more information, please visit: https://whistlergingerbreadhouse.com
Dec 1 - Jan 6Trees of Hope
Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Mountain Galleries have partnered to present Trees of Hope - a unique art auction featuring art by ten invited artists. Each artist's version of a "Tree of Hope" is painted at Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

For more information, please visit: https://www.32auctions.com/WhistlerTreesOfHope2018
Dec 22- Jan 6Whistler Holiday Experience
Location: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: 10 AM - 6 PM (with some exceptions)

The Whistler Holiday Experience offers a wide range of fun, indoor activities and entertainment for children and their parents during the holiday season. Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games for free over the holiday break. Parents are also catered to - they can relax in the lounge area and enjoy a coffee or hot cocoa while the kids play. Please note: Whistler Holiday Experience is closed on December 25 and will open at noon on January 1.
Every Thursday & Sunday First Nations Winter Feast & Performance
Location: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre | Time: 5:45 PM

Join the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre on Thursday and Sunday evenings for their First Nations Winter Feast & Performance program. Enjoy a delicious indigenous-inspired feast complete with Indigenous World Winery wine pairings and craft beer from local breweries. Performances take place throughout the dinner service and feature the SLCC’s Cultural Ambassadors and a world-renowned performance team. The museum remains open for dinner guests wishing to explore the exhibits. Feast rates are $65 for adults, $25 for youth 13-16, $9 for children 5– 12, and children four years and younger are complimentary.

For more information, please visit: www.whistler.com

5Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market
Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM

Escape from the cold and explore an array of unique, handmade treasures at Whistler’s favourite indoor artisan market. You’ll find handcrafted jewellery, pottery, fine art, unique fashions and artisanal foods - the perfect gifts for yourself and your loved ones.
Escape from the cold and explore an array of unique, handmade treasures at Whistler’s favourite indoor artisan market. You’ll find handcrafted jewellery, pottery, fine art, unique fashions and artisanal foods - the perfect gifts for yourself and your loved ones.
6Fire & Ice Show

Location: Skier's Plaza | Time: Practice 6:30 PM & Show 7 PM

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).
7 & 9Family 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.

For more information, please visit: www.whistler.com
10-13BC Snowboard Provincial Series
Location: On-Mountain

BC Snowboard is a sanctioned provincial event that will include two Slopestyle competitions and two Big Air competitions. All participants must be members of their respective province with an Advanced Competitor / or International FIS license. For more information on how to register and entry fee, please call the Whistler Blackcomb Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449 or register online.

For more information, please visit: www.whistler.com
12Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market
Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM

Escape from the cold and explore an array of unique, handmade treasures at Whistler’s favourite indoor artisan market. You’ll find handcrafted jewellery, pottery, fine art, unique fashions and artisanal foods - the perfect gifts for yourself and your loved ones.
13Fire & Ice Show
Location: Skier's Plaza | Time: Practice 6:30 PM & Show 7 PM

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).
14 & 16Family 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.
14-16Snowed In Comedy Tour: Arj Barker, Pete Zedlacher, Dan Quinn and Paul Myrehaug
Location: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) | Time: 8:30 PM

Four international headlining comedians come together to go snowboarding during the day and do comedy shows at night. Tickets are available online for $30.

For more information, please visit: www.snowedincomedytour.com
19Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market
Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM

Escape from the cold and explore an array of unique, handmade treasures at Whistler’s favourite indoor artisan market. You’ll find handcrafted jewellery, pottery, fine art, unique fashions and artisanal foods - the perfect gifts for yourself and your loved ones.
20-27Whistler 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.

For more information, please visit: www.whistler.com
21 & 23Family 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.
26Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market
Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM

Escape from the cold and explore an array of unique, handmade treasures at Whistler’s favourite indoor artisan market. You’ll find handcrafted jewellery, pottery, fine art, unique fashions and artisanal foods - the perfect gifts for yourself and your loved ones.
27Fire & Ice Show
Location: Skier's Plaza | Time: Practice 6:30 PM & Show 7 PM

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).
28 & 30Family 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.