Festivals & Events

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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.

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.

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.

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.

A Whistler Tour De Caesar: The Great Canadian Cocktail

What the heck is a Caesar? With Canada Day just around the corner we've got the lowdown on this unique cocktail, with a couple patios serving twists on the classic and some alternative beverages for the Caesar-averse.

Summer of Biking: Whistler’s Two-Wheeled Events and Rides

Summer is here and there's no better time to hook up with fellow bike enthusiasts and do what you love best. From social rides to DH races and road cycling epics, there's something for everyone.

7 Tips for A Successful Tough Mudder Whistler

Preparation is key to having Type 2 fun. Tough Mudder is just around the corner, and we've got the local's take on surviving the unique mountain-meets-military challenge. Go on, we believe in you.

The World of 20-Inch Wheels: BMX in Whistler

From hosting the 1985 BMX World Championships to the new BMX track and the athletes who've gone on to the world stage with BMX skills under their belt, Whistler has a long history with the sport.

10 Ways to Get Out There and Make the Most of GO Fest

This May long weekend dive into the best of spring with Whistler's Great Outdoors Fest, featuring everything from photography workshops to free funk concerts.

Badges for Bravery: Stories from the Writers Adventure Camp in Whistler

It takes courage to write, let alone share your words with others. Taking time out on the shores of Whistler’s Alta Lake helped Erin earn her badges for wildlife, word craft and bravery in creativity.

The Debrief: How the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme 2018 Went Down

VIDEO: Miss the return of the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme during the World Ski and Snowboard Festival? The Insider has the race recap from Whistler, BC.
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