What’s New in Whistler

There is always something on the go in town. Learn more about what’s new and happening in the resort.

What's New in the Village

Travel Advisory

Whistler is open and visitors are welcome! See our COVID-19 Information and Resources for Travellers to Know Before You Go.

Whistler's Doors Open Directory

Our Doors Open Directory provides information about how Whistler businesses are operating and upholding the highest of standards in health and safety for all. During Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan, businesses in British Columbia will be transitioning away from their COVID-19 Safety Plans to new health and safety practices. Thank you for your patience as we strive to keep this information as up to date as possible.

Mobile Live Chat Service

Tourism Whistler recently launched Ask Whistler, a new live chat service providing visitors with quick access to local resources and resort information to fulfill their in-resort needs. The chat service can be accessed via Facebook Messenger, SMS text and WhatsApp. Alternatively, signage throughout Whistler Village includes QR codes that guests may scan with the camera on their mobile device to start chatting with a visitor service agent.

Free Whistler WiFi Currently Unavailable

Whistler's free WiFi service, brought to you by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and Tourism Whistler, is currently unavailable due to a longterm service disruption.

What's New on the Mountains

Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day

Whistler Blackcomb is scheduled to open for the 2021/22 Winter season on Thursday, November 25.

Whistler Blackcomb Day Pass

Back for Winter 2021/22, ski one to ten days and receive up to 62% off compared to lift tickets with the Whistler Blackcomb Day Pass! Includes flexible days and Epic Coverage.

Fall Operations

Blackcomb is open for sightseeing and the Whistler Mountain Bike Park for downhill mountain biking during the 2021 fall season. See Whistler & Blackcomb Hours of Operation for more information on sightseeing, the Bike Park and hiking.

Know Before You Go: Biking, Hiking and Sightseeing on Whistler Blackcomb

Free Transit Program Continues in Whistler for Summer 2021

Free Transit on Weekends & Holidays: June 19 – September 6, 2021

Free weekend transit is back! This summer, leave the car at home and ride for free on Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays with Whistler Transit. Schedules vary, please visit bctransit.com/whistler for more information and a trip planner.

Free Daily Shuttle to Lost Lake: June 19 – September 6, 2021

Whistler Transit offers a free, daily shuttle to Lost Lake Park. Buses run seven days a week from 11 AM to 6 PM.

This program is made possible by revenues from pay parking in Whistler's Day Lots and funding from the Resort Municipality of Whistler. Learn more about The Free Summer Transit Program.

Whistler Bike Valet Continues for Summer 2021

Whistler's free Bike Valet service is available in Whistler Village, Rainbow Park and Lost Lake Park on select weekends this summer. Ride your bike to the Village or to the lake and leave it with the valet for peace of mind. Health and safety measures will be in place to ensure staff and guests can utilize the bike valet with confidence.

Whistler Olympic Plaza

Dates: Saturdays, Sundays & Statutory Holidays until September 6, 2021
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: Saturdays from 12 – 8 PM, Sundays from 11 AM – 7 PM
Description: Check your bike for free with the bike valet staff at the Plaza – no need to bring a lock or find a bike rack.

Rainbow Park & Lost Lake Park

Dates: Saturdays, Sundays & Statutory Holidays from June 26 – September 12, 2021
Location: Rainbow Park & Lost Lake Park
Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Description: Check your bike for free with the bike valet staff at the Plaza – no need to bring a lock or find a bike rack.

See more details including dates and locations at Whistler Bike Valet.

Free Rainbow Park Shuttle

Ride the free shuttle to Rainbow Park on weekends and holidays this summer. The free shuttle is available starting June 19 on weekends and statutory holidays. The enhanced route stops at Meadow Park off Camino Drive to provide access to the waterpark, Rainbow Lake Trailhead and Rainbow Park. For Park Shuttle times, days and stop locations, visit whistler.ca/parkshuttle.

Expanded Food Services for 2021

The Resort Municipality of Whistler has expanded the food services offered in the parks, by adding pop-up vendors and delivery to the existing Whistler parks food truck program. Park Eats runs from May 21 to September 12, 2021. Offerings include crepes, gelato, pizza, burgers, kombucha, sandwiches, salads and more! Visitors to the parks can experience this authentic Whistler food and beverage at lakeside locations, such as Alpha Lake Park, Lakeside Park, Lost Lake Park, Meadow Park and Rainbow Park. Delivery is available at eight of our parks from 11 AM to 5 PM from Portobello. To learn more and to view the schedule and locations, visit whistler.ca/parkeats.

Whistler Blackcomb's Epic Pass

The acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb by Vail Resorts Inc. is good news for skiers and snowboarders around the world.

Epic Passholders receive unlimited, unrestricted access to the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb, as well as these additional resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe, Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Crested Butte, Stevens Pass, Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mount Brighton, Perisher (2020 access), Falls Creek and Hotham - Australia* (pending closing and approvals).

Additional Access: Includes limited access to Sun Valley, Snowbasin, and Rusutsu, Japan. Includes access to Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Nakiska, Mont Sainte Anne, and Stoneham; 29 European resorts across Austria, France, Italy, and Switzerland; Hakuba Valley, Japan; Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado.

Epic Coverage: Back for the 2020/21 Season, Epic Coverage is included free for all pass and EDGE Card holders and provides refunds associated with certain personal events including illness, job loss and injury. It also expands coverage to protect you from certain resort closures, such as any due to COVID-19.

Back for 2021/22: Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb Pack provides five days of free skiing for Canadian and Washington kindergartners through to grade five students.

Other passes available: Whistler Blackcomb Day Pass, Unlimited Season Pass, 10-day, 5-day and 2-day Whistler Blackcomb EDGE Cards.

Call Whistler Blackcomb Guest Services at 1.800.766.0449 for more information.

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