May 24 – 26, 2013
This annual Whistler event brings women together connecting, supporting and motivating them to be active. Participate in a wide variety of workshops featuring Capoeira, Zumba, Nia, African dance, Hiking, Spin Classes, Yoga and more over this weekend. For more information and to register please visit here.
May 26, 2013
This event allows everyone to enjoy the best of winter and summer which is what May is known for! With this single event competitors strap on their skis or snowboard and go from the top of Whistler Mountain to the bottom of the snowline. Participants then hop on their bikes to race through the bike park ending in the village below. Pre-registration is mandatory and available through Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations.
June 1, 2013
Whistler’s 3rd annual Half Marathon expands through the picturesque Whistler Valley around pristine lakes, golf courses and all with spectacular views of the surrounding mountain peaks. This popular event sells out every year so be sure to register soon. For registration and course details visit here.
June 16 - October, 2013
The best way to start your Sunday in Whistler is cruse up to the base of Blackcomb to indulge in tasty food, fresh baking’s & local produce! Enjoy the live entertainment, family activities and view creations from our local artisans. Whistler Farmers Markets take place Sundays from 11am to 3pm.
June 22 – 23, 2013
Join participants from around the world as they enter an obstacle course designed by the British Special Forces to test strength, stamina, and mental determination. Come out and support these athletes on this 10mile obstacle course as they trudge through swamps, climb rope walls, crawl through tunnels walk through fire and more all to support the Wounded Warrior Project supporting those soldiers returning from real life battle fields.
June 29, 2013
This trail run between Squamish and Whistler has 28km or 50km options along the Sea to Sky Trail. Runners encounter every terrain imaginable with climbs, descents and amazing views! For more information visit the link here.
June 29 – July 6, 2013
The BC Bike Race takes place over 7days touring some of British Columbia’s best West Coast trails and towns. This tour takes riders over pristine mountains, across oceans and bays and more while making their way to Whistler’s Olympic Plaza July 7th. Come and cheer on participants as they cross the finish line wrapping up their journey of the ultimate single track experience of a lifetime.
July 1, 2013
Come celebrate Canada’s 146th birthday in Whistler this Canada Day! Whistler has many fun filled activities for the whole family like the Canada Day Parade, street entertainment, face painting, fireworks and more!
July 4 – 7, 2013
This family friendly event takes place at the Whistler Sliding Center. Come cheer on these adrenalin fuelled contestants from all over the world as they race 1.5km down a winding course at top speeds!
July 11 – 1, 2013
Enjoy this premier 5 day music festival takes place at Whistler Olympic Park! The festival celebrating music and dance features electronic world music, fusion dance styles, light shows and culture. For tickets and more information visit their website here.
July 13 – 14, 2013
This July marks the 30th Whistler Children’s Art Festival presented by the Whistler Arts Council. This fun filled event is full of Children’s workshops, live music, dance, theatre, face painting and so much more! For more information visit the Arts Council website here.
July 16 – 17, 2013
Whistler welcomes the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra playing throughout Whistler Village during the week in various locations with three concerts daily. Don’t miss their captivating music guests travel for. Maybe stay a bit longer to see them in the evening with a mountain backdrop in Olympic Plaza.
July 19– 21, 2013
Whistler welcomes the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra to the Olympic Plaza for an unforgettable performance for everyone to enjoy! This is part of the Whistler Presents Summer Concert series and this free evening performance starts at 8pm. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets as you enjoy the spectacular sounds of the orchestra while surrounded by Whistlers stunning mountain peaks!
August 1 – 4, 2013
The second annual Wanderlust Festival is coming to Whistler this August bringing together yoga teachers and yogis from around the globe. Celebrate wellness and enjoy daily concerts, top chefs, winemakers and more! Visit their website here for a complete schedule of events!
August 2 – 4, 2013
Whistler’s legendary summer competition is back where BBQ champions from around the world meet to compete for the title and to win the draw qualifier for the American Royal World Championships! Enjoy the sunny patio at Dusty’s with live entertainment while you indulge in samples of all kinds of award winning BBQ.
August 9 – 18, 2013
The legendary 10 day summer festival returns where the best mountain bike athletes take their skills to the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Competitions include downhill races, dual slaloms, giant slaloms, best trick showdowns and big air events! This event is sure to impress so don’t miss out on this year’s festival! Visit their website here for more details.
August 18, 2013
This annual sea to sky event takes you riding down the stunning Pemberton Meadows stopping at local farms along the way. Bring your bike and make sure it has a basket so you can fill it with all locally grown fresh produce. This event is fun for all ages and a perfect way to spend a Sunday touring the farms, sampling freshly picked produce and enjoy taking in the breath taking scenery.
August 25, 2013
Whistler hosts IRONMAN Canada this year with one of the world’s toughest triathlons winding its way around Whistler’s Valley Trails, pristine lakes and mountain roads. This race starts with a two-loop swim of Alta Lake, with a transition onto bikes for a ride to the Callaghan Valley and up to Pemberton. After the bike ride competitors gear up for a run via the Valley Trail winding around Whistler’s stunning Green Lake and Lost Lake finishing the competition at Whistler Olympic Plaza. For more information on the event and other weekend activities for family, friends and spectators visit the Ironman site here.
August 31 – September 1, 2013
This 50 mile ultra relay is back! Join racers from around the world, or come and cheer them on as they compete on this unique course consisting of 90% single track trails with stunning views! For more details on this event please visit their website here.
September 7, 2013
This marks the third event where riders from all over the world take on 122 km ride from Vancouver to Whistler along the infamous Sea to Sky highway! Celebrate with these amazing riders as they cross the finish line at the Whistler Olympic Plaza and stay the night for GranFondo post-event celebrations.
October 11 – 14, 2013
Make sure you start this ski and snowboard season off right with some new gear! Whistler’s largest blow out of top name brands is all on sale under one roof at the legendary Turkey Sale located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain throughout the whole weekend!
October 19, 2013
Cheer on participants in this competitive, challenging and fun event! The Whistler 50 Relay and Ultra Marathon consist of an 8 person team relay with a total distance of 80 kilometres (50 Miles) where relay legs alternate between 8 and 12 kilometres. For more information and to register a team please visit their website here.
November 7 – 17, 2013
This legendary festival is Whistler’s annual celebration of food and wine. Indulge in fine food creations from local award winning chefs while sampling regional and international wines. This four day festival includes sensational wine maker dinners, interactive seminars, galas and after parties! If you love food and wine don’t miss this event!
November 23 – 24, 2013
Local artists, artisans and bakers come together under one roof for this craft fair. Indulge in tasty food, fresh baking & enjoy unique creations such as jewelry, fine art, ceramics, carvings, clothing, Christmas decor and more! This event is fun for all ages and includes live music, silent auctions, face painting and food sampling.
December 4 - 8, 2013
Enjoy four days of celebrating film as this event brings together those who love cinema and features international movie screenings daily.