Canada Day Long Weekend in Whistler

June 29 – July 1, 2024

Whistler is located on the shared, traditional territories of the Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation. Canada Day is a time to reflect on the entirety of Canada’s history, encompassing the truths of our past and ongoing relationship with Indigenous peoples. Explore and experience Canada Day by developing a deeper understanding of our first peoples through cultural experiences including live performances and storytelling. Have a look at our suggestions for all things to see and do throughout the long weekend.

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Celebrate Like a Canadian

Canada Day is a national holiday that lands on July 1 every year with celebrations in towns across Canada. Whistler is no exception, with everyone turning out to celebrate Canada's birthday. Take part in free yoga, a Community Parade, walking tours, exciting activities and outdoor concerts at Whistler Olympic Plaza featuring Walk off the Earth.

Canada Day Events and Experiences on July 1

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Free Transit and Bike Valet for the Holiday Weekend

First Nations Performance in Whistler

History, Heritage, Culture

To really appreciate a place, see it through the eyes of the local people. Get a First Nations perspective at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, walk through Whistler's history at the Museum and view traditional and contemporary Indigenous art at the Audain Art Museum.

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Arts and Culture in Whistler

PEAK 2 PEAk Gondola

Experience the Real Canada

Canada is famous for its mountain landscapes and outdoor lifestyle, which explains why Canadians are such a happy bunch. Our picks for a truly Canadian experience? Take the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola to see the mountains, go for a hike to immerse yourself in the forest then picnic by a lake for dinner.

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Food Trucks at Whistler's Parks with Park Eats


Slide like an Olympian!

Ride down the fastest sliding track in the world, in a bobsleigh on wheels. With a trained pilot in the driver’s seat, you and up to three other passengers will go through 10 corners reaching speeds of up to 90 km/hr.

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Enjoy the Village Vibe

There's no need to make big plans in Whistler, just step outside and go with the flow. Pick a patio and people-watch for hours on end (keep your eyes open for whimsical roving characters). Don't forget to check out the Farmers' Market on Sundays for local food, crafts and artisan goods.

Whistler Farmers' Market

Valley of Dreams Walking Tour

Free Bike Valet & Transit in Whistler Village

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