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Rockin' in the Free World of Whistler Olympic Plaza

TAG: Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: V-Rae Quinnell

Celebrate the grand opening of the new Whistler Olympic Plaza by immersing yourself in a Summer of Sound. Free outdoor concerts, every weekend. We'll party like it's February 2010. Only with less clothing. And bare feet. Which is what lush grass, live music and an outdoor stage beg of you.

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Function Junction, where art meets industry

TAG: Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: V-Rae Quinnell

Although the Function Block pARTy art extravangza only happens once a year, transforming Whistler's most southern development into a street festival, the unique stores and cafes are a draw year-around for visitors who want to explore off-the-beaten track Whistler, where artists, entrepreneurs and steel-cap-toed workers mix it up quite happily with adventurous visitors.

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Long live the Fun-and-Games

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun Posted by: Rohan Hare

Athletes have always been drawn to Whistler, but the emphasis, post-Olympics, as the resort hosts more multisport events, competitions and challenges, turns out to be less about the medal tally and more on the fun-and-Games, as one Whistler Insider discovered during the 2011 North America Outgames.

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Highlights of the Sea to Sky Highway

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix, Family Time, Must Dos Posted by: Penny Buswell

If there were beauty contests for bitumen, the Sea to Sky Highway would be reigning title-holder for its gorgeous curves and sheer pleasure on the eyeballs. The proof is in the Porsche ads that have been shot there! We've rounded up some of the highlights of driving the 99er, so your journey is as rewarding as the destination.

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