Whistler Olympic Plaza Family Après

Family Après

Why should the adults get all the fun? Whistler Olympic Plaza turns into a family fun zone select evenings during winter, with games, crafts, story time, hot drinks and other entertainment. Throw in the free ice skating rink and snow to play in and you have hours of entertainment. For free.

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Callaghan Valley Toboganning

Tobogganing at Whistler Olympic Park

Located just 20 minutes south of the Village in the beautiful Callaghan Valley, Whistler Olympic Park has a dedicated toboggan zone. There are toboggans for rent, oodles of room to slide and a big day lodge for warming up. Just remember to let your kids have a go on the sled, occasionally.

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The Holiday Experience Whistler

The Whistler Holiday Experience

The Whistler Conference Centre transforms into a free kid-friendly zone over the holiday period. Parents can chill out with a coffee in the lounge while kids expend energy on bouncy castles, games and crafts. Insider Tip: Santa might make an appearance!

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How to Get Your Festive Spirit on in Whistler

Family Skiing Whistler Mountain

Family Ski Day

Take a day to explore the green and blue trails on either mountain. Find the hidden Treefort on Whistler or the Magic Castle on Blackcomb where everyone can kick off their skis for a while and romp around. If energy levels dip, head into any on-mountain restaurant for a warm-up and bite to eat.

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Whistler Insider: Best Ski Runs for Little Ones

Family Skiing Whistler Mountain

Find the Perfect Base Camp

Hotels are fun, but when you're travelling with a tribe that feeling of home is hard to beat and condos provide plenty of room for the family to spread out. Choose extra services like full housekeeping, 24-hour front desks, slopeside locations and amenitites like pools and fitness rooms to put the icing on the cake.

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Teenagers in Whistler

Teen Time

Got a teenager or two on your watch? There’s a bunch of stuff to keep them entertained around town, most just a short walk from your accommodation. There's special teen-only ski and snowboard groups during the day to young adult nights, movies and more for the nights.

Whistler for Tweens and Teens

Tube Park Whistler


No skills or experience are needed to ride the Whistler Blackcomb Coca-Cola Tube Park, meaning the whole crew can slide together. It’s open into the evenings under lights for a bit of after-dinner fun. Anyone want to race?

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Whistler Olympic Plaza Ice Skating

Whistler Olympic Plaza

It’s the ultimate hangout spot for families, surrounded with sparkling lights with plenty to keep all ages entertained. Ice skating, sliding on snow, a fire pit and coffee shops nearby for refreshments make it the perfect place to spend a while (and get some great holiday pictures).

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Whistler Insider: How Whistler Becomes a Twinkle Town

Kids Play in the Snow

Get Out and Play

Some of the best fun you can have in snow doesn’t cost a dime and is as fun for the young as the young at heart. Playing in fresh snow, making snow angels, and creating your very own family of snowmen? They never get old.

Whistler Insider: Guide to Family Activities Off the Slopes

Indoor Rock Climbing

Indoor Adventures

Playing in the snow is awesome fun, but if there’s a need for a change of pace or a break from the weather the indoor activities in town have you covered. Tackle challenging puzzles and obstacles together in order to escape your selected scenario at Escape!, Whistler’s newest indoor adventure. Chill out with story time at the Whistler Public Library, try your hand at arts and crafts or Lego at the Museum or keep activity levels high with indoor rockclimbing at the Core.

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Babysitters and Childcare Whistler

Bonus Family Tip: Childcare

Fact: The best family vacations are those where everyone gets to play together AND gets the space they need. Childcare is there for the nights when Mom and Dad need a little quality time together or days when perfect powder beckons parents to the slopes.

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This is Whistler, Your Way

Like what you see in this itinerary? You can book it all with Whistler.com. We've got everything you need for your getaway from transportation, accommodation, activities and more. Our Whistler-based travel consultants can also be reached at 1.800.944.7853 for booking assistance, more ideas and local travel advice.

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Sproatt Mountain views in Whistler BC

The View From Here:
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Check out the pictures in our gallery to see what we've been up to here in the mountains from events to outdoor adventures and more.

Family Apres Event

Family Après in
Whistler Olympic Plaza

A free outdoor event featuring family-friendly winter activities with a Canadian twist – tobogganing, hot drinks, live music and more.

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