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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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Take Your Feasting to the Farm

TAG: Cultural Fix, Festivals & Events Posted by: Mary Zinck

Wanted: one white linen tablecloth. 100 feet long. Whistler Insider, and grown-up farm-kid, Mary Zinck, likes to take her produce in the great outdoors, fresh from the farm, direct from the hands of grower, passing momentarily through the outdoor kitchen of award-winning Whistler chefs. That's why she's dreaming of long tables in the field.

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Fresh films screen at Open Air Movie Nights

TAG: Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: Mary-Ann Graebling

Fresh air and films make for a magic combination, as any drive-in aficionado knows. In Whistler, the open air movie night tradition of Lunafliks are a bike-in or walk-in event, unfolding on the grass by Lost Lake, every other Wednesday in July & August. If you've ever wondered what a hipster refugee camp looks like, then saunter on by. BYO inflatable mattress and mohair throw. Films begin at sundown.

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Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: Dee Raffo

Whistler might have achieved renown as a Mecca of gravity-fuelled mountain biking with the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and the resort's sizable trail network, but it’s not all full-face helmets and gladiator-style body armor around here. From Canada Day to Slow Food Cycle Sunday, bike season cranks up into full gear. Here, we’ve rounded up a host of free summer Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures so that huck or cruise, whichever way you roll, the power of the pedal is with you.

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