Festivals & Events

Never a dull moment.

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.

Rockin’ in the Free World of Whistler Olympic Plaza

Celebrate the grand opening of the new Whistler Olympic Plaza by immersing yourself in a Summer of Sound. Free outdoor concerts, every weekend. We'll party like it's February 2010. Only with less clothing. And bare feet. Which is what lush grass, live music and an outdoor stage beg of you.

Function Junction, where art meets industry

Although the Function Block pARTy art extravangza only happens once a year, transforming Whistler's most southern development into a street festival, the unique stores and cafes are a draw year-around for visitors who want to explore off-the-beaten track Whistler, where artists, entrepreneurs and steel-cap-toed workers mix it up quite happily with adventurous visitors.

Long live the Fun-and-Games

Athletes have always been drawn to Whistler, but the emphasis, post-Olympics, as the resort hosts more multisport events, competitions and challenges, turns out to be less about the medal tally and more on the fun-and-Games, as one Whistler Insider discovered during the 2011 North America Outgames.

Take Your Feasting to the Farm

Wanted: one white linen tablecloth. 100 feet long. Whistler Insider, and grown-up farm-kid, Mary Zinck, likes to take her produce in the great outdoors, fresh from the farm, direct from the hands of grower, passing momentarily through the outdoor kitchen of award-winning Whistler chefs. That's why she's dreaming of long tables in the field.

Catch Peloton Fever on a Tour de Whistler

Inspired by the Tour de France? Are your pre-dawn dreams interrupted by the unfolding quest for the yellow jersey? Are you training for a forthcoming GranFondo? The Whistler Insider rounds up the best road rides in and around Whistler, plus training tips for the skinny-tire set, to reveal the area's slick and speedy cycle side.

Fresh films screen at Open Air Movie Nights

Fresh air and films make for a magic combination, as any drive-in aficionado knows. In Whistler, the open air movie night tradition of Lunafliks are a bike-in or walk-in event.

The Run-Around – Whistler’s Best Running Routes

Gruelling but spectacular: that was the racers' verdict on Whistler's inaugural Half Marathon.

BYO appetite to the Whistler Farmers’ Market

Scout the Whistler Farmers' Market for the season’s first fresh produce, sweet treats and artisan delights. Now Sundays AND Wednesday nights, to make getting your fresh fix even easier. It's a great way to support local growers and artisans, nourish your body, and pick up truly unique gifts or souvenirs.
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