Whistler's Signature Festivals and Events
Whistler offers a non-stop lineup of events through every season, but these are the classics that come back annually and truly showcase Whistler's culture. For more entertainment month by month, visit the Events Calendar or see what's on in Whistler this week.
Whistler Pride and Ski
One of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America, a week of non-stop activities and events on and off the slopes.
February – March
Bobsleigh & Skeleton
Be trackside as top bobsleigh and skeleton athletes reach speeds of up to 150 km/hour at the world-renowned Whistler Sliding Centre.
World Ski & Snowboard
A festival celebrating our unique mountain culture full of snowsports, outdoor concerts and non-stop nightlife.
GO Fest –
Whistler’s Great Outdoor Festival
Go Fest celebrates the end of winter and start of summer in the magical time when both can be enjoyed in the same day.
Tough Mudder Classic
& Tough Mudder 5K
Rally your team, book your basecamp in Whistler and get ready for the ultimate obstacle course. Come for the camaraderie, stay for the fun!
Kids can enjoy hands-on arts and crafts, theatre, multimedia, dance, music and magical performances at Whistler Olympic Plaza.
The best riders, most hard-core fans and a week of gravity-defying, awe-inspiring competitions coupled with incredible celebrations.
Road cyclists of all abilities are able to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Highway as they pedal their way 122km from Vancouver to Whistler.
Whistler Village Beer
Seven days of all things beer, including an axe-throwing block party, beer yoga, foodie events, live music, after-parties and of course, beer sampling.
Celebrate the written word at this annual fall event with four days of in-depth conversation, literary events, workshops, food and wine.
Whistler 50 Relay
This annual fall event in Whistler is a 50-mile race open to teams of 8, 4, or 2 members as well as 50K solo ultra-marathoners.
Open your palate to 11 days of bold tastes with food and drink tastings, intimate chef luncheons, winemaker dinners, and avant-garde parties.
Experience fresh films, special guests, industry connections, epic events and time to play at 'Canada's coolest film fest'.
Viessmann Luge World Cup
Cheer on more than 100 of the world's fastest luge athletes as they reach speeds of up to 130 km/hr at the Whistler Sliding Centre, an Olympic venue.