Vallea Lumina Whistler

  • Discover Whistler’s newest attraction - Vallea Lumina, a multimedia night walk in pursuit of hidden wonders
  • Ignite your senses with an immersive light show set in the forested surrounds of Cougar Mountain
  • An unforgettable evening adventure perfect for all ages, groups and families

Vallea Lumina Summer Ticket Prices

  • Adults (16+ Years): $34.99
  • Youth (6 - 15 Years): $29.99
  • Children (5 and under): Free

Vallea Lumina Winter Ticket Prices

  • Adults (16+ Years): $29.99
  • Youth (6 - 15 Years): $24.99
  • Children (5 and under): Free

Summer Dates of Operation

Showtimes nightly beginning May 21, 2021 - October 11, 2021.

Closed Monday and Tuesday

Open Monday September 6, 20201 (Labour Day) and Monday October 11, 2021 (Thanksgiving).

Winter Dates of Operation

Weekend only showtimes (Friday to Sunday) beginning November 26, 2021.

Showtimes nightly December 17, 2020 - January 2, 2022, March 9 - 27, 2022 and April 13 - 18, 2022.

Closed Monday and Tuesday from January 3 - March 9, 2022 and March 28 - April 12, 2022.

Summer Show Times

Shows start every 20 minutes with start times varying throughout the season based on sunset hours.

Winter Show Times

Shows start every 30 minutes with start times varying throughout the season based on sunset hours.

Vallea Lumina Experience Schedule

Summer Operating Dates Hours
May 21 - June 6 Every 30 minutes from 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
June 9 - August 1
Every 20 minutes from 10:00 PM - 10:20 PM
August 2 - August 11
Every 20 minutes from 9:40 PM - 10:00 PM
August 12 - August 21
Every 20 minutes from 9:20 PM - 9:40 PM
August 22 - August 30
Every 20 minutes from 9 PM - 9:20 PM
August 31 - September 8
Every 20 minutes from 8:40 PM - 9 PM
September 9 - September 19
Every 20 minutes from 8:20 PM - 8:40 PM
September 22 - September 26
Every 20 minutes from 8 PM - 8:20 PM
September 29 - October 3
Every 20 minutes from 7:40 PM - 8 PM
October 6 - October 11
Every 20 minutes from 7:20 PM - 7:40 PM
Winter Operating Dates Hours
November 26 - December 5
Every 30 minutes from 6 PM - 8 PM
6 PM - 8:30 PM on Saturdays
December 10 - 12
Every 30 minutes from 5 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM on Saturdays
December 17 - 25
Every 30 minutes from 5 PM - 8:30 PM
December 26 - January 2
Every 30 minutes from 5 PM - 9 PM
January 5 - 14
Every 30 minutes from 5:30 PM - 8 PM
5:30 PM - 9 PM on Saturdays
January 15 - 30
Every 30 minutes from 6 PM - 8 PM
6 PM - 9 PM on Saturdays
February 2 - 3
Every 30 minutes from 6 PM - 8:30 PM
February 4 - 11
Every 30 minutes from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
February 12 - 13
Every 30 minutes from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
February 15 - 18
Every 30 minutes from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
February 19
Every 30 minutes from 6:30 PM - 9 PM
February 20
Every 30 minutes from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
February 21
Every 30 minutes from 6:30 PM - 8 PM
February 23 - March 6
Every 30 minutes from 7 PM - 8:30 PM
7 PM - 9 PM on Saturdays
March 9 - 11
Every 30 minutes from 7 PM - 9 PM
March 12
Every 30 minutes from 7 PM - 9:30 PM
March 13 - 27
Every 30 minutes from 8:30 PM - 10 PM
March 30 - April 18
Every 30 minutes from 9 PM - 11 PM

How to Get to the Vallea Lumina Venue

Guests are required to meet at the Cougar Mountain Base at the time listed on your ticket.

Follow Google Maps or Waze to Cougar Mountain Road, Whistler B.C., a short 10 minute drive from Whistler Village. After turning off the highway, a short uphill drive through the forest will take you to the Cougar Mountain Base.

Vallea Lumina tickets can only be booked online 2+ days in advance. To book Vallea Tickets within 2 days, please call 1.800.944.7853

Vallea Lumina Information and Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear to Vallea Lumina?

Wear comfortable clothing, closed-toe shoes and bring extra clothing layers as temperatures can drop in the evening. Insect repellent is also recommended.

What do I do with my ticket?

Please have your ticket ready on your smart device or printed to present at the venue.

Can I bring my camera to the show?

Yes! Bring a camera to document your journey however flash photography is prohibited.

Would this experience be suggested for young children, elderly people or for people with reduced mobility?

The entire experience takes place outside within a trail network which is partially leveled but not asphalted. These paths are not recommended for people with reduced mobility since they consist of several steep staircases, that are both up and down. Using a baby carrier is recommended although strollers are not recommended including the off-road/sports models.

How long does it take to walk through Vallea Lumina?

Vallea Lumina is a 1.5 km trail through an old-growth forest. It takes approximately 50 - 80 minutes to walk through the show.

Are restrooms available at the entrance or during the journey?

Restrooms are available at the venue before you begin the experience as well as after you complete it.

Is it possible to eat on site?

The Cougar Cafe, an on-site snack bar, will allow you to discover several local product flavours and is located at the entrance area.

Is a shuttle available to get to Vallea Lumina?

Guests must self-drive to the Cougar Mountain Base at the time listed on your ticket.

Is there parking available at the venue?

Yes - complimentary parking is available at Cougar Mountain Base.

Does the show still run if it’s raining?

Yes! The show will run rain or shine.

What happens if I show up late?

You will be able to enter the site even if you are late, however you may be delayed if other showtimes are sold out. Please note that entry will not be permiteted prior to you reserved

Is there strobe lighting effects during the show?

Strobe lighting effects are used during this show. Guests that may suffer from epilepsy or are affected by visual light stimulation effects are advised to contact the ranger staff prior to embarking on the walk.

Is there alcohol for sale on site?

The Adventure Group has a strict zero tolerance alcohol and drug policy for all activities including Vallea Lumina.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not permitted on site.

Do you have group rates?

To enquire about groups of 20 or more adults, please email email groups@whistler.com.

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