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.
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.
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.
Kids can enjoy hands-on arts and crafts, theatre, multimedia, dance, music and magical performances at Whistler Olympic Plaza.
Red Bull 400
Push yourself to the limit in the world’s toughest race up a 400-metre ski jump. Catch all the action at Whistler Olympic Park.
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
A weekend filled with all things beer, including an axe-throwing block party, beer yoga, foodie events, live music, after-parties and of course, beer sampling.
Whistler Craft Beer
Beer lovers unite and celebrate their love of craft beer with beer-themed experiences at Whistler Village bars and restaurants all month long.
Celebrate the written word at this annual fall event with four days of online real-time conversations, literary events, workshops 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.