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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. 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.

Find out what events are happening this month in Whistler:

March
Feb 25- March 10 BMW IBSF Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships
Location: Whistler Sliding Centre

The fastest athletes on ice slide into the Whistler Sliding Centre track when Canada hosts the 2019 BMW IBSF World Championships. The world’s top bobsleigh and skeleton athletes blast down a 16-corner icy chute that twists and turns down Blackcomb Mountain. More than 250 athletes representing over 35 countries battle it out for the title of King and Queen in the most prestigious bobsleigh and skeleton event in a non-Olympic year.

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

1-2Annual TELUS Winter Classic
Location: Whistler Blackcomb
This action-packed weekend features fun-filled ski events, wine, beer and food galore, plus their famous live and silent auctions. Don't miss fabulous live entertainment and more at Whistler Winetastic and the Mountaintop Gala at the Roundhouse Lodge.

For more information, please visit: https://www.whistlerblackcombfoundation.com
2Made 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.
3Fire & 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).
3Park Rider Sessions - Slopestyle

Location: Terrain Parks

Park Rider Sessions feature slopestyle competitions that take place on both mountains and utilize the best terrain available. Competitions are open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages. Helmets are mandatory. Pre-registration is strongly recommended as events do sell out. Call the Whistler Blackcomb Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449 prior to the event day for more information.

For more information, please visit: https://www.whistlerblackcomb.com

4 & 6Family 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
5EcoFlix
Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 7 - 9 PM

EcoFlix is back for another season. Join in each month for a screening of an environmental film followed by a thoughtful discussion. Film titles to be announced soon
8Raising Our Voices – A Celebration of International Women’s Day
Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 5 - 10 PM

Raising Our Voices – A Celebration of International Women’s Day, is an annual fundraiser for the Howe Sound Women’s Centre with a showcase of local female talent at the centre of the event. Over 20 female musicians donate their time and talent to support this community affair. The event includes a large silent auction (including a rock star signed guitar), a cash bar, and donations at the door.

For more information, please visit: www.artswhistler.com
9Made 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.
9-10The Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard Cross
Location: Terrain Parks

The Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard Cross events are recreational competitions open to participants 9 to 13 years of age. Amateur skiers and boarders can compete on the Terrain Park Snowcross course in different divisions. For more information, please call the Whistler Blackcomb Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449.
10Fire & 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).
13Family 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.
14Winemaker Après Series
Location: Steep's Grill on Whistler

Held at Steeps Grill & Wine Bar on Whistler Mountain, the Après Series allows you to sample the British Columbia inspired menu paired with wines from the best that BC has to offer. Four dates: Inniskillin Okanagan Estate on Wednesday, January 9; Ravens Wood on Tuesday, February 26; See Ya Later Ranch on Wednesday, March 13; Nk'Mip (inkameep) cellars on Wednesday, Thursday, April 10. Tickets are available for $99.45 per event plus tax (includes gratuity). Separate lift ticket required. January 9 event time is 1:30 PM and all other dates are 2 PM. For more information and to purchase tickets call 1.800.766.0449.
14Whistler's National Junior Freeride Challenge
Location: On-Mountain
This IFSA event challenges competitors 12-18 years old to shred big mountain terrain, while judges score them based on style, control, technique, fluidity and line choice. For more information on entry fee and registration, please call the Whistler Blackcomb Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449.
16Made 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.
17Fire & 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).
18 & 20Family 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.
23Made 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.
19Film Screening: Indian Horse
Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 6 - 9 PM

Head over to the Maury Young Arts Centre for an encore screening of Indian Horse followed by a discussion led by members of the Lil'wat Nation. Indian Horse tells the story of Saul Indian Horse, a young First Nations boy who survives the residential school system to become a star ice hockey player.


For more information, please visit: www.whistlerlibrary.ca
24Fire & 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).
25 & 27Family 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.
29King of the Spring Presented by Clif
Location: Base of Whistler next to the Fitzsimmons Chair | Time: 7:45 PM

The King of the Spring is a rail jam contest. Contestants meet at the base of Whistler Mountain in Skier's Plaza beside Garibaldi Lift Co. between 6:30 – 7:15 PM to register. For more information call the Whistler Blackcomb Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449.
3022nd Annual SHOWCASE Showdown
Location: Various venues
The longest running Canadian snowboard competition comes back to Whistler Village this year with a Slopestyle event not to be missed. Athletes will ride hard for cash and prizing and after the action on the slopes, stick around for the Showdown After Party which is always a night to remember. Register online or in person prior to event day at any Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations or Ski & Snowboard School Sales locations.