Arts & Culture

From First Nations culture to the latest in contemporary art, music and more - Whistler's arts and culture scene runs deep.

Tiny Art & Big Inspiration: Whistler’s Season of the Arts Begins

Autumn is when our outdoor-focused world slows down long enough to appreciate all the artistic talent packed into this valley.

Top 10 Reasons To Check Out The Whistler Writers Festival – Even If You’re Not A Writer

What really goes on at a writers’ festival? If you’ve never been to one and you’re feeling a little skittish about encountering weighty words and snooty literary discussion—fear not! At the Whistler Writers Festival you’ll find a celebration of creativity and ideas in a welcoming, intimate and inclusive setting.

A Whistler Workation: Working Remotely in Paradise

Thanks to digital technology more and more of us are able to work remotely, taking beautiful locations like Whistler as our offices. Insider Blair Kaplan has tips to help the digital nomad feel right at home in the mountains.

Whistler Bear Viewing Safari Experience

The best way to safely view bears in the wild in Whistler is through a bear viewing tour. Whistler Photo Safaris offer a guided experience that not only takes you to the site of the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games, but also gives you the opportunity to see bears in their natural habitat.

The Lights at the end of Summer: Music in Whistler

Lights, a Canadian musician/creative force of nature, took to the stage at Whistler's Olympic Plaza with a 70-minute set with a mix of high-tempo electro-pop, intimate audience singalongs, and soulful acoustic solos, capping another summer of free music and good times in Whistler.

Feast for the Senses: An evening at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Dining with a difference – taking time out with the First Nations people of Whistler to make a different connection with the landscape.

2018 Is the Summer of Lights in Whistler

Vallea Lumina combines the natural beauty of the Whistler coastal rainforest with technological magic to create an interactive nighttime forest adventure.

Sounds of Summer: A Whistler Playlist

Tune in and hang out with the essential Whistler playlist for summer, featuring acts playing at the Whistler Presents: Outdoor Concert Series. Put together mountainside by the good folks at Whistler.com.

Friends Matter: 30 Years of Whistler Trips with the Black Velvet Ski Team

What's kept the Black Velvet Ski Team coming to Whistler for 30 years in a row? It's a complicated story to do with life-long friendships, tradition and regular après sessions.

Luxury 4X4 Tours: A Whistler Take on a Canadian Tradition

From testing grounds to luxury tours - buckle up and go off-road to learn how the latest 4x4 adventure in Whistler came about.

Magic Light & Legendary Lines: Behind the Photo with John Entwistle

Ask any Whistler rider and they'll tell you evenings in the Bike Park when the sunlight comes in sideways are pure magic. Get the full picture and the story behind the shoot from local photographer and mountain biker John Entwistle.
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