Whistler is a vibrant town bursting with activities and culture, where each season brings exciting new pastimes.
The Whistler Winter and Spring seasons are renowned for world class skiing and snowboarding. The Summer revolves around mountain biking, hiking and enjoying the many beautiful lakes. Fall is an exciting time in Whistler, the leaves change to burnt orange hues, the temperature drops and the town celebrates its thriving arts culture.
For the third year, ‘Fall for Arts’ returns to Whistler running from September until the end of December, with a myriad of creative celebrations! The kick off week (Sep 18-23) is jam-packed full of events showcasing the talented actors, artists and musicians of Whistler.
Arts Whistler Culture Map:
Art and culture are all around you in Whistler, so why not take yourself on a self-guided culture tour! The Arts Whistler Culture Map allows you to choose your own route as you explore the culture points, public art, museums and other unique parts of Whistler. The map is conveniently divided into four sections; the Village, Valley, Sea to Sky, and the Cultural Connector.Explore the digital map or pick up your printed guide at the Arts Centre.
Events Not to Miss:
This years, Fall for Arts is packed with creative arts and culture events, from the Whistler Writers Festival to Drink & Draw evenings there, is something for everyone to enjoy. We have chosen events you absolutely can’t miss Fall, so pencil them into your diary!
September 21, 2018 | 7-9pm | The Gallery at Maury Young Arts Centre, Whistler
Exhibit | September 10 ‒ October 14, 2018
Good things definitely come in small packages at The Teeny Tiny Show! Returning for a second year. Come see how creative artists get with limited space. Over 70 artists from the Sea to Sky corridor have created mini masterpieces – all under 3 by 3 inches. This cute and affordable artwork sells quickly, so don’t miss the opening of this wonderful show if you want to grab your own miniature masterpiece. The opening promises to be a wonderful evening of pocket sized art with an abundance of personalit!
September 22 & 23, 2018 | Village Square, Whistler
Experience the best of Whistler local musicians at the ‘Hear and Now – Whistler’s Local Music Festival’. This festival celebrates Whistler’s exceptional music scene in this free two-day event. Discover and enjoy new talent, local favourites and unique voices from the Sea to Sky area. Offering local flavour and local fun to the people of Whistler!
November 8–18, 2018| Various Locations in Whistler
Calling all foodies! Cornucopia arrives back to Whistler this November, known as the “True North of food and drink festivals” – a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets, the refined and the epic come together. Cornucopia is a celebration of the best food and drink, paying homage to this rugged land of plenty. Participate in interactive seminars, health and wellness events, or exclusive tastings. This is an event not to miss for lovers of food!
November 24 & 25, 2018 |Whistler Conference Centre
Formerly known as the beloved ‘Bizarre Bazaar’, the Arts Whistler Holiday Market is a wonderful two-day affair. The event hosts over 100 vendors from the Sea to Sky region and across BC, with local live music and special visits from Santa. The local vendors will be selling a variety of goods and crafts at the event
This is the perfect one-stop-shop for everyone on your Christmas list before the holiday rush!
For a detailed list of all the Fall for Arts arts and entertainment events be sure to grab a copy of the new Fall for Arts edition of the Arts Scene magazine at the Maury Young Arts Centre and cultural venues throughout the Sea to Sky OR visit our website!
Is there a more idyllic place than Whistler to get inspired and Fall for Arts? We certainly don’t think so!