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Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

January 24 to 31, 2015

Whistler is proud to host the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival (formerly WinterPRIDE), one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America. The LGBTQ pride week features a packed events schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, dances and social events. Take a look at the schedule and photos from this year then start planning your 2015 visit!

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Event Schedule

The diversity of the festival is reflected in the schedule - take a look at the 2014 events below. Stay tuned for information on the 2015 festival as the date draws closer.

2014 Events

Sunday, January 26
7 PM - 10 PM WinterPride Welcome Reception Hilton Whistler Resort
10 PM - 1 AM Welcome Party Buffalo Bills
10 PM - 1 AM Welcome Dance Garfinkel's

Monday, January 27
10 AM - 12 PM WinterPRIDE Ski Guiding: Whistler Roundhouse Lodge
3 PM - 6 PM Après Ski Buffalo Bills
9 PM - 1 AM Mix & Mingle TBA

Tuesday, January 28
10 AM - 12 PM WinterPRIDE Ski Guiding: Blackcomb Glacier Creek Lodge
3 PM - 6 PM Après Ski Garibaldi Lift Co.
3 PM - 6 PM Après Ski Buffalo Bills
9 PM - 2 AM Cowboy/Cowgirl Party Buffalo Bills

Wednesday, January 29
10 AM - 12 PM WinterPRIDE Ski Guiding: Whistler Roundhouse Lodge
3 PM - 6 PM Après Ski Whistler Conference Centre
9 PM - 2 AM Mad Hatter Party Garfinkels

Thursday, January 30
10 AM - 12 PM WinterPRIDE Ski Guiding: Blackcomb Glacier Creek Lodge
3 PM - 6 PM Après Ski Whistler Conference Centre
8 PM - 10 PM Mr. Gay Canada Grand Finale and Fashion Show featuring Courtney Act Whistler Conference Centre
10 PM - 1 AM WinterPRIDE Pool Party with DJ Pornstar Meadow Park Sports Centre

Friday, January 31
8 AM - 10 AM 3rd Annual WinterPRIDE 5k Run/Walk Aava Whistler Hotel
3 PM - 4 PM Whistler's 3rd Annual Pride Ski Out and March through Whistler Village Olympic Station - Whistler
3 PM - 6 PM WinterPRIDE Village T-Dance Après Ski Whistler Conference Centre
9 PM - 2 AM Purrlesque Garibaldi Lift Co.
9 PM - 2 AM Furrocious - The Uniform Party with DJ Nick Bertossi Whistler Conference Centre
9 PM - 2 AM White Out with DJ Seth Cooper Garfinkels

Saturday, February 1
10 AM - 12 PM WinterPRIDE Ski Guiding: Blackcomb Glacier Creek Lodge
3 PM - 6 PM Après Ski Whistler Conference Centre
9 PM - 2 AM WOW - Women of WinterPRIDE Garibaldi Lift Co.
10 PM - 4 AM Snowball Dance 'Til Dawn with Ivan Gomez (BCN) + DJ Phil B (SFO) Whistler Conference Centre

 

LGBTQ in Whistler

GayWhistler is a year-round promoter of Whistler to the gay and lesbian community and produces and promotes GayWhistler ski week, Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, every year. View Website.

Alpenglow Productions Corporation (APC) is a gay and lesbian travel and event company creating gay-welcoming destinations and events at partner resorts.

The GayWhistler/Alpenglow Team, in partnership, is dedicated to bringing alternative vacation options to the gay and lesbian community worldwide.

Whistler is proud to be the destination of choice for gay and lesbian travellers year round, featuring TAG Approved accommodation. Whistler is also an ideal location for same-sex weddings. More information.

WinterPRIDE Flag Walk Through Whistler Village

Inside Look:
Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Guest blogger, Barb Snelgrove, talks us through the highlights of last year's WinterPRIDE, including a quick chat with Courtney Act.

Gay Pride Flag

Gay-Friendly Whistler: A Year-Round
Destination for the LGBTQ Community

TAGĀ® approved accommodation, activities, festivals and nightlife make Whistler the ideal spot for adventurous people in the LGBTQ community.

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Photos from past WinterPRIDE events in Whistler