Whistler Children’s Festival

With a reimagined format for 2021, this long-standing, family event combines online entertainment and in-person activities for kids and families to enjoy throughout summer. Free your imagination and explore endless creativity with arts and crafts, storytellers, dance parties, sing-a-longs, silly science, art adventure tours, a kids art exhibition and small group workshops.

Whistler Children's Festival has concluded for 2021. Please check back for more information on 2022 events.

This is an overview of events from 2021, please check back for updates on 2022 events.

In-Person Programming

Andrea’s Imagination Station: June 19 & 26, 2021

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 AM (Ages 3 – 4 yrs) | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Ages 5 – 6 yrs) | 1:30 – 2:30 PM (Ages 7 – 8 yrs)
Age Restrictions: Ages 3 – 8 years old
Cost: $25
Details: Join Andrea Mueller as she guides kids ages 3 - 8 through small group painting workshops. Works of art created during these workshops will be displayed as part of Imagination Unplugged, an art exhibit for Whistler’s youngest creators. More Information and Registration

Imagination Unplugged: July 15 – August 19, 2021

Location: The Gallery at Maury Young Arts Centre
Time: During regular opening hours
Age Restrictions: All ages
Cost: Free
Details: Check out the Imagination Unplugged art exhibit featuring some young and talented artists from our community at the Maury Young Arts Centre. More Information

Family Arts Adventure: Starting July 9, 2021

Location: Whistler Village
Age Restrictions: All ages
Cost: Free
Details: Explore Whistler Village with the family through the lens of an artist with the free Family Arts Adventure! Gather clues along the way and win some big prizes. More Information


At-Home Programming

Virtual Program: Starting July 9, 2021

Location: Online
Details: The Whistler Children’s Festival virtual program is back online featuring storytime and sing-a-long, science and imagination, and music and movement! Headlining this five-part video series are nationally acclaimed children’s performers, Norman Foote and Ginalina. More Information

Make-It at Home: Starting July 9, 2021

Location: At home
Details: Make-It is back . . . at home! With six crafts to choose from, pick up your Make-It craft kit from the Maury Young Arts Centre and get creative! More Information

Stay Longer, Save More

For the best rates on accommodation, plan a longer stay or consider staying midweek. Stay 4+ nights and enter promocode SUMMER2021 at checkout to receive a free Adventure Voucher.

*$127 rate based on 2 adults sharing a room from Friday – Monday. Rate based on availability and subject to change. All rates are transacted in Canadian dollars.

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