Gay Friendly Whistler

Gay-Friendly Whistler

Whistler is the premier year-round vacation destination for outdoor adventure-seeking gays and lesbians, and often considered "the largest gay-friendly mountain resort in North America." With TAG® Approved accommodation, festivals, incredible nightlife and activities from spas to the slopes, it's the ultimate escape.

TAG® Approved Lodging in Whistler

TAG (Travel Alternatives Group) is an initiative of Community Marketing in San Francisco, approving hotels based on recognized gay-friendly standards and criteria.

In order to be TAG Approved®, properties enforce non-discriminatory policies including sexual orientation and treat heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies; they provide diversity and sensitivity training for employees and employ staff that reflect the diversity of the community, including gay and lesbian employees in all levels of employment.

The following Whistler hotels are gay-friendly and TAG Approved® accommodations:

Tourism Whistler provides diversity and sensitivity staff training. and our agents live, work and play in Whistler. Book online or call us directly in Whistler, British Columbia, at 1.800.WHISTLER for assistance with your vacation.

Gay Whistler's WinterPRIDE

WinterPRIDE is North America's largest gay ski week and one of the liveliest events of the year, held in February. With a packed schedule of skiing, snowboarding and socializing, it is a must do event.

Look for event and booking information for this fabulous week here.

LGBTQI Resources in Whistler

GayWhistler is a year-round promoter of Whistler to the gay and lesbian community and produces and promotes GayWhistler ski week, WinterPRIDE, every year.

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.

LGBTQ Vancouver

Vancouver is host to many summer events in celebration of Gay Pride. Visit the Vancouver Pride Society's website to find out more.

Gay Weddings

Same-sex weddings are officially and legally celebrated in the province of British Columbia. Whistler’s picture-perfect mountain setting offers a variety of wedding venues—from churches to picturesque outdoor settings—as well as services, from wedding planners to florists.

For more information on the legal requirements for weddings in British Columbia, please consult this website.

Subscribe to the Whistler Insider Newsletter

The Whistler Insider Newsletter is your source for up-to-date information about Whistler including news, events and special accommodation offers. Select 'Gay Friendly Infomation' as a preference group to receive notifications about upcoming LGBT events in Whistler.

Call 1.800.WHISTLER (944.7853) to speak with a local travel consultant