Canada Day in Whistler

July 1, 2018

Whistler celebrates the entire week of with street entertainment, special events and free concerts - it's a party no matter where you're from. Take a look at our suggestions for things to see and do and you’ll understand why!

Canada Day Events

Celebrate like a Canadian

Canada Day is a national holiday that lands on July 1 every year with street parties in towns across Canada. Whistler is no exception, with everyone turning out to celebrate with a pancake breakfast, free concerts, crafts, a parade through the Village Stroll and more. Everyone is welcome!

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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

VSO in Whistler

Free Concerts with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Thanks to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra the first week of July turns into a musical feast. Catch the special performances on Canada Day with themed music, or bring a picnic dinner and watch the evening performances as the sun sets.

VSO 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 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' Markets Wednesday and Sunday for local food, gifts and live music.

Whistler Farmers' Market

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