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.
World Ski & Snowboard
A festival celebrating our unique mountain culture full of snowsports, outdoor concerts and non-stop nightlife.
Whistler’s longest running festival engages children and families in arts and culture with two weekends filled to the brim with adventure.
Nourish Spring Series
A series of culinary and wellness events happening throughout June to nourish your mind, body and soul.
New and from the creators of RBC GranFondo Whistler, XFONDO is an all roads bike race featuring road, gravel, trail and dirt.
Jun - Aug
Whistler Summer Concert
Whistler Olympic Plaza is the place to be in summer for free, outdoor concerts on weekends, special holidays and during festivals.
The best riders, most hard-core fans and 10 days 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
Six days filled with all things beer, including brewery tours, beer yoga, foodie events, live music, after-parties and of course, beer sampling.
Explore Whistler’s vibrant art gallery scene while sampling hors d’oeuvres and BC wines every Friday night in October.
Celebrate the written word at this annual fall event with four days of workshops, readings, speaker panels, musical events and more.
Whistler 50 Relay
This annual fall event in Whistler is open to teams of 4 or 8 members with distances ranging from 10K to 50K, with competitive and recreational categories.
Open your palate to a month of bold tastes with lively food and drink tastings, intimate chef luncheons and winemaker dinners.
Canada’s Coolest Film Fest features action-packed days of original films, world premieres, industry summits, talent programs, parties and special guest appearances by actors and directors.
Eberspächer Luge World
Cheer on the world’s fastest luge athletes on ice as they compete for the World Cup titles at the Whistler Sliding Centre, an Olympic venue.