Whistler Longboard Festival

September 18 - 20, 2015

Skateboards rule at this summer festival where high speed freeride racing meets chilled out skate jams. Be in town for the 5th annual festival to catch world-class athletes bombing the famous Whistler Sliding Center road and stay to enjoy the after parties and get some chilled-out lake time. All skate events of the Festival are open to spectators.

Sector 9 Freeride and No Hands Race

Date: Friday, September 18
Location: Whistler Sliding Centre
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PM
Description: Riders will take on the curves of the famous Whistler Sliding Centre road - leathers optional for an extra thrill. Free parking available in Lot 8.


Flatspot Skate Bowl Jam

Date: Friday, September 18
Location: Whistler Skate Park
Time: 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Description: Everyone is welcome to the Skate Bowl. Free registration, on site - be sure to show up by 6:00 PM at the Whistler Skate Park. Hang out, enjoy the fresh air and meet local and visiting skaters. Parking available in Lot 3, free parking in nearby Lot 4 and 5.


Landyachtz World Cup Downhill Race

Date: September 19 - 20 (Qualifiers Saturday, Race Sunday)
Location: Whistler Sliding Centre
Time: 9:00 - 5:00 PM
Description: The main race will be held at the base of Blackcomb Mountain at the Whistler Sliding Centre with both local and international competitors representing over 20 countries. Racers will face an elite course featuring 11 corners with 8 hairpin turns. With racing categories from Juniors to Masters to Mens and Womens, participants and fans of all ages are guaranteed to enjoy the races and the amazing after-party held in the village at Garfinkel's. Free parking available in Lot 8.

Whistler Sliding Centre

Located in the beautiful Fitzsimmons valley on the southeast slope of Blackcomb Mountain, the Whistler Sliding Centre was the site of the bobsleigh, luge and skeleton competitions for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Whistler Skate Park

Open daily between dawn and dusk with lights in the bowl until 1:00 AM from April to November. Skateboarding, in-line skating, BMX, trials and Flo riding. A 6.5 meter diameter bowl with serpentine run plus Variety of quarter pipes up to 3 meters high, a spine, volcano and central pyramid and improvements being done during summer of 2015. The Whistler Skate Park is located between the Upper and Lower Village along Fitzsimmons Creek.

Longboarder Competes in the Whistler Longboard Festival

The Whistler Insider:
Speed, Big Air and...Guns?

The Whistler Insider gets up close and personal with the 20-corner, 1.6km downhill course at the festival plus the Skate X Shoot biathlon event.

Mountain Beach Time Whistler

Whistler Summer Itinerary:
On The Water

Where will you find Whistler locals on a summer day? On, in and around the water. With lakes, beaches and water craft for hire, you can play too.

Get More from your Summer
Choose from free parking, free upgrades and much more!

Valid for arrivals from Now-Oct 31, 2015


Photos & Video from past Whistler Longboard Festivals