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:

EverydayAMBASSADORS - Exhibition!

Location: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

AMBASSADORS, the first exhibition of its kind at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, celebrates the staff family and faces of the Cultural Centre while highlighting their strong sense of connection to their land, their cultures, and each other. Visitors to the Cultural Centre will learn about the Ambassadors’ deeply-rooted connections to the immersive cultural centre, and the passion they share in belonging to S?wx_wú7mesh Lil’wat7ul.
Runs from September 27 until March 10th, 2020

Every Monday & Wednesday Family Apres

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. Family Après is available Mondays & Wednesdays from January 6 to March 25, 2020

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Every Thursday & Sunday First Nations Winter Feast

Location: Squamish Lil'Wat Cultural Centre

Join the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for a night at the museum dining experience. Located in Whistler’s Upper Village, the SLCC hosts a First Nations Winter Feast Sundays and Thursdays (until March 29th, 2020) that blends culinary journey and cultural sharing. Enjoy a delicious Indigenous-inspired feast as Nation members share their culture through regalia, storytelling, music, and dance.

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Every Friday Audain Art Museum Art for Youth / Yoga

Location: Audain Art Museum

Event | Art After Dark Youth
Takes place every Friday from 3:30-5:30 PM and is FREE for members, or with admission. All ages are welcome, but anyone under 12 will need to be accompanied by an adult. Please see their website for details on each week's unique theme.

Event | Yoga @ the Audain
Takes place every Friday from 6:30-8 PM and is FREE for members, or with admission. Yoga Instructor Laura Davies will lead you through flowing sessions that centre on the confluence of art and yoga. Space is limited and will be given on a first come, first serve basis. Arrive early to secure your spot. Yoga mats are available.

For more information, please visit: Audain Art Museum
Every Sunday Fire and Ice Show

Location: Skier's Plaza (Base of Whistler Gondola)
Time: 7PM & 8PM

A free, all-ages night of entertainment. Check out Whistler's top skiers and riders (including Whistler Blackcomb ski school instructors) as they spin and twist through a burning hoop. Dress warmly, grab a hot chocolate and prepare to be amazed!
Note start times include a half-hour of practice ahead of the main show, so get there early if you'd like to see more!

Every Sunday Made in Whistler Market

Location: The Westin Resort & Spa
Time: 12 - 5PM

Join local artisans, craft makers, and farmers as they showcase their unique and locally crafted goods. It's a great place to find the perfect gift, or find a special piece for yourself. This market will run in January, February, and March.

For more information, please visit: Made in Whistler Market
9 & 16 Kokanee Valley Race Series

Location: Whistler Mountain
Time: 10:30 AM [First Run] + 12:30 PM [Second Run]

The series is open to skiers, telemarkers and snowboarders with different gender and age divisions. No racing experience is required to join in on the fun of recreational racing. Everyone is eligible to win great prizes each race at the video and awards party. For more information on how to register, entry fee and results, please call the Whistler Blackcomb Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449.

15 Film Screening - Red Chef Revival

Location: Squamish Lil'Wat Cultural Centre
Time: 7 PM

This film is an intimate food and travel documentary exploring modern Indigenous cuisine through the eyes of three chefs; New York Times featured Cezin Nottaway, Top Chef finalist Rich Francis and Chopped finalist Shane Chartrand. Using food as their access point, these chefs discover a new path to reconciliation. Red Chef Revival features ingredients you won’t find in any cookbooks, like bison heart, beaver tail, moose nose, seal and cougar. More than a cooking show, this is a people’s story on a plate. Director Danny Berish & Producer Ryan Mah will introduce the film and host a Q&A post-film. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Doors open at 6 PM, movie begins at 7 PM

For more information, please visit: Facebook Event

20-22 Snowed in Comedy Tour

Location: Garibaldi Lift Company
Time: 8:30 PM

Catch the laughs as international headlining comedians Dan Quinn, Pete Zedlacher, Debra DiGiovanni and Paul Myrehaug come to Whistler to snowboard during the day and do comedy shows at night. Tickets are available for $30.

For more information, please visit: Event Details
25-26 Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard Snowcross

Location: Terrain Parks
Time: 2-5PM

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.
26 - Feb 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 feature 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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30 Krow's TRANSformation: Alphabet Soup + Whistler Pride Film Screening

Location: Whistler Public Library
Time: 7 - 9 PM

Join the We Run Whistler group for their annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash as they take to the streets of Whistler to spread Christmas cheer while they run! Come get silly, then stick around for a festive tipple. All running abilities welcome, headlamps are mandatory for winter runs.

For more information, please visit: Whistler Library