Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Whistler

October 10 - 12, 2015

Gather friends and family to visit over the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend and enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Whatever traditions you follow for this time of year from turkey dinners to crafts to sales, Whistler is the perfect place to be.

Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale

That's right - winter is just around the corner and we are all dreaming of those perfect powder turns. If you need new snow gear the legendary Turkey Sale is well worth a visit with top brands of ski and snowboard gear on sale, all under one roof at pre-season savings. At the same time The Whistler Mountain Ski and Snowboard Swap is on with pre-owned equipment for sale - this is truly a one-stop shop to get outfitted for winter, at the best prices.

Whistler Blackcomb Seasons Pass and EDGE card holders get early entry before the general public on October 10 - well worth adding an extra day to the long weekend to get the first look at the deals.

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Family Friendly Entertainment

Wander the Village Stroll and take in the free family-friendly entertainment. Take part in fall arts and crafts, watch special performances and sample hot apple cider.

Thanksgiving 2014 Events

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 menu with all the trimmings to make you feel right at home.

Please contact the restaurants directly for reservations and more information.

US Thanksgiving - Thursday November 26, 2015

Save the date! Whistler also celebrates US Thanksgiving along with our American friends in November. Stay tuned for more information on events and activities specific to US Thanksgiving. (Hint: Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains usually open for skiing this weekend!)

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