Canada Day Long Weekend in Whistler

July 1 – 5, 2021

Whistler always marks the Canada Day long weekend with something special, but it will likely be modified again this year due to COVID-19. Last year brought a unique, virtual celebration of music, arts and entertainment, so stay tuned for updates for 2021. Take a look at our suggestions for things to see and do throughout the long weekend!

Village Entertainment

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. Stay tuned for the 2021 schedule.

Whistler Farmers' Market

First Nations 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 see Whistler's newest cultural hotspot, the iconic Audain Art Museum.

Arts and Culture in Whistler

Finding Space: From Village to Valley

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 BBQ by a lake for dinner.

Canadian Summer Activities

Village Entertainment

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

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Canada Day Parade in Whistler

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Fun at the water park in Whistler

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Family Friendly Fun

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