Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

January 23 to 31, 2016

Whistler is proud to host the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, 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 and social events. Book early to save on accommodation and stay and ski packages.

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Did you attend the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival in January 2015? The event organisers would love to hear from you about your experience. Please take a moment to complete the survey, to help them plan future events.

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Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Event Schedule

With 8 days filled with over 60 events the energy and diversity of the festival is reflected in the schedule. Enjoy Whistler Blackcomb's incredible terrain for skiing and riding each day and a new social event every night.

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2015 Schedule - Celebrating 23 Years

Saturday, January 24
10 PM - Close Glitter Club 560

Sunday, January 25
4 PM - 7 PM Welcome Reception TBA

Monday, January 26
4 PM - 7 PM Après Ski TBA
8 PM - 10 PM Film Festival Rainbow Theatre
9 PM - Close Bollywood Party Moe Joe's

Tuesday, January 27
4 PM - 7 PM Après Ski TBA
8 PM - 10 PM Film Festival Rainbow Theatre
9 PM - Close Cowboy Party Buffalo Bills

Wednesday, January 28
4 PM - 7 PM Après Ski Whistler Conference Centre
8 PM - 10 PM Margaret Cho Night of Comedy Whistler Conference Centre
10 PM - Close Gender Bender Party Garfinkel's

Thursday, January 29
4 PM - 7 PM Après Ski Whistler Conference Centre
10 PM - 2 AM Pool Party Meadow Park Sports Centre

Friday, January 30
3 PM Whistler's 5th Annual Pride March Skier's Plaza
4 PM - 7 PM T-Dance Whistler Conference Centre
10 PM - Close Furrocious Whistler Conference Centre
10 PM - Close White Out Garfinkel's
9 PM - Close Purrlesque TBA

Saturday, January 31
4 PM - 7 PM Après Ski Whistler Conference Centre
10 PM - 4 AM Snowball 23 Whistler Conference Centre
9 PM - Close WOW Party - Women of Whistler Pride and Ski Garibaldi Lift Co.

Daily January 28 - 31
10 AM - 5 PM Consumer Expo Village Stroll
10 AM Complimentary Whistler Pride Ski and Snowboard Guiding On Mountain

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 March in Whistler Village

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival:
New Name, Bigger Game in 2015

Guest blogger Barb Snelgrove returns to reveal what's on at this year's fest which is back with a new name and better than ever.

Gay Pride Flag

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

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

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Winter 15/16 Stay & Ski Packages
Book Early and Save!

Book by November 15 and save up to 40%! Plus kids stay, ski, rent and airport transfer for free.


Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Photos