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Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Whistler

November 27 - 30, 2014

Gather friends and family to visit over the American Thanksgiving weekend and enjoy the unbeatable atmosphere that the start of winter in a mountain town can create. With Whistler and Blackcomb mountains and the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola scheduled to open for the winter, it's going to be an exciting weekend in our mountain resort!

Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day - November 27, 2014

The resort is scheduled to open on Thanksgiving Thursday, giving skiers and snowboarders their first and highly anticipated taste of snow for the winter. The atmosphere in the Village and on the slopes will be charged with excitement, as locals and visitors welcome winter with open arms and freshly waxed skis and snowboards.

This year the opening will be extra special, with the launch of the new Village Gondola cabins and Whistler Blackcomb's new RFID ticketing system.

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Bizarre Bazaar

The perfect place to look for holiday gifts and tasty treats, the Bizarre Bazarre happens in the Whistler Conference Centre. With an entire ballroom full of local artisans, produce and seasonal gifts plus live entertainment, it's a great place to spend a couple of hours with the family.

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Thanksgiving Activities

Spend quality time with friends and family over the weekend, with plenty of group activities to enjoy:

  • It's après time! Kick on at one of Whistler's famous bars and pubs after the first day on the slopes
  • Relax and rejuvenate together at one of Whistler's relaxing spas
  • Tantalize your tastebuds at a restaurant or sample several of Whistler's finest establishments with a Whistler Tasting Tour
  • Take time to explore Whistler's arts and culture including the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, the Whistler Museum and Art Galleries

More events will be added as the weekend draws closer - check back often for the latest listings.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Sitting down with friends and family for a special meal is an important part of Thanksgiving for friends and families. Many Whistler restaurants offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings to make you feel right at home.

Please contact the restaurants directly for reservations and more information.

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