Family Day in Whistler, BC

February 19, 2024

Family Day is the perfect opportunity to plan a long weekend – or midweek getaway – of fun and adventure with your loved ones. Get out and play, connect with nature in Whistler's rugged mountains, and take in our cultural side with arts and heritage experiences. Welcome to Whistler's winter wonderland.

2023 Family Discounts and Offers

Here's a look at a few of the special offers that were available to families in 2023. Please check back for 2024 offers and information closer to Family Day.

Ski and Snowboard Rentals

  • Save up to 37% on ski and snowboard rentals with Black Tie Ski Rentals

Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing

  • 50% off all cross-country ski and snowshoe day tickets at Lost Lake Park


  • Prebook 72 hours or more in advance and save up to 10% on your Ziptrek adventure


Arts and Culture

  • Free admission, art activities and more for families at Audain Art Museum
  • Free admission and kids-themed activities at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre for youth and children 18 years and under with a paying adult on Sunday, February 19 (closed on Mondays)
  • Free outdoor entertainment at Whistler Blackcomb's Fire & Ice Show on Sunday
  • Free self-guided tours for unique experiences and locations in Whistler

Vallea Lumina

Snow Zone and Ice Skating at Whistler Olympic Plaza

  • Free frosty fun, including snow play and sledding. Open daily, snow conditions permitting.
  • Free admission on a first come, first served basis, at the ice skating rink. Skate rentals are $7.

Sightseeing Tours

Meadow Park Sports Centre

  • 50% off drop-in admissions. Does not include drop-in hockey or stick & puck admissions. See rates at
  • Join a family-friendly stick & puck session scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. Book at

Ground Transportation

  • Free transfers for children 5 and under with YVR Skylynx when travelling with an adult
  • Free transfers for children 5 and under with Whistler Shuttle when travelling with an adult
  • Free transfers for children 6 and under with Epic Rides when travelling with an adult

BC Transit

  • Children 12 years and under ride free on Whistler Transit buses

2023 Family Day Weekend Events

Here's what happened for Family Day weekend in 2023. View our complete Events Calendar for all events in Whistler.

The Whistler Insider Blog: Family Advice

Family having fun in the mountains of Whistler

What to Do in Whistler
with Your Family

Ideas for how to have fun in Whistler with the family, from light shows in the forest to snowmobiling and escaping underwater lairs.

Family Activities in Whistler

Whistler Winter Itinerary:
Family Friendly Fun

For a family holiday to remember, just add snow. Our itinerary is packed with activities, travel tips and special holiday ideas to help you plan.

Whistler Lodging Deals

Winter 2023/24 Packages
On Sale Now!

Book your winter trip now with savings of up to 25% on lodging and up to 65% on lift tickets with the Whistler Blackcomb Day Pass, available until December 3, 2023.