Festivals & Events

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Aussie Day in Whistler – Fair Dinkum Mate!

Whistler has a lot of Australians and every January 26 they don all sorts of wild outfits and take to the hills in a giant savage pack to celebrate their own national holiday, Australia Day. The Insider caught up with a few at the Longhorn Saloon to talk about celebrating so far from home.

Jumping Through Hoops— Whistler’s Fire & Ice

Whistler freeskier Mauro Nunez has been performing in the Fire & Ice show every winter weekend since 1999. The Insider gets him to reveal the secrets of the flame.

Gift of Pow + Empty Slopes = Real Whistler Xmas

Forget the stockings, carols and boxes under the tree, this December 25 opt for boots, boards and ripping pow in the trees. Skiing and riding on Christmas Day with friends and family is what Christmas in Whistler is really all about.

Babies Love Whistler – Holiday Fun for Tots

Is your baby too young for the terrain park? Or everything else you want to do? Fear not, we’ve got a list of great activities for all the mothers and fathers out there with those little-little kids.

Whistler Film Festival – 7 Flicks Not To Miss

There’s snow on the hills and stars in the village this week for the 11th annual Whistler Film Festival. With over 83 films screening this is when our silver screens light up with stories from around the world (and close to home.) The Whistler Insider suggests seven films worth checking out (but really they are all worth watching.)

Bizarre Bazaar & Six Made-In-Whistler Gift Ideas

Relieve some of that holiday-shopping pain and support local entrepreneurs at the Bizarre Bazaar, Whistler’s original artisan’s market.

Cornucopia Returns

Much more than a goat’s horn stuffed with winter squash, Whistler’s Cornucopia is three days of fine food, hearty times, and the occasional hangover.

Big Nights, Small City & Ace Mackay-Smith

An Insider’s look at the Whistler nightlife scene with Go-Go Dancer, DJ, event manager, ski icon, filmmaker, writer, and all-around perfect person Ace Mackay-Smith.

Whistler’s Autumn Top Ten

Do you like autumn? Here in Whistler we like autumn. It’s a time for relaxation and anticipation, for watching the snow line creep down the mountains while eating cheap food and playing video games or reading French authors.

Whistler Halloween is a Howling Good Time

The year is 1984. I am seven years old and clutching a pillow case. I have way too much make-up on and the sweat beading on my forehead has started to make it run. Feverishly I scan the row of houses to see if any lights are still on. There! Four houses down and on the right, I spot them – burning yellow eyes. I run.

Ski & Snowboard Film Premieres Are Here!

Don't miss out on what is bound to be the best season of ski and snowboard films yet! Take a peek at some of the epic movies that are set to project and get stoked for the 2012 season.
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