Whistler Festival Information --
Just as Whistler offers outdoor
fun and adventure in every season, the resort also features a year-round
schedule of special events, parties and memorable, one-of-a-kind happenings.
Here's a sample of Whistler events throughout the year that you won't want to
miss. Browse our comprehensive monthly event listings to see what's going on in
the resort during your next visit.
Phat Wednesdays Freeride Series
Mountain Bike Park every second
Wednesday for a downhill race similar to the Toonie Rides. Each race takes place
on a different trail or course so you never know what you’re going to get. All
ages and skill levels welcome. Après at the GLC. Sign in at 5:00 pm.
July 1-August 31, 2012
This 7th annual free two-month walking tour features regional artists and
artisans in host galleries throughout Whistler Village including cafes, retail
outlets, hotels and restaurants. Artists from Lions Bay to Lillooet showcase
works of painting, photography, multi-media, fibre arts, sculpture, pottery and
jewellery. Dates to be confirmed.
Canadian National BBQ Championships
The Canadian National BBQ
Championships is the highlight of the Pacific Northwest's competitive BBQ
circuit and a tantalizing weekend of tasting and sampling. Watch master grillers
at work as they compete to be Grand Champion. Dusty's Bar & BBQ in Creekside.
Whistler Art Workshops on the Lake
The Whistler Art Workshops on
the Lake features two to four day workshops from
beginner to intermediate level instruction in
oil, acrylic and watercolour painting, sketching
and life drawing. The program is inspired by the
beautiful mountain environment of Whistler and
Alta Lake Station House, the rustic heritage
home located on Alta Lake waterfront with views
of Whistler, Blackcomb and Wedge Mountain. The
classes run from 9:00 am to approximately 4:00
pm each day.
August's workshops include:
Intermediate Acrylics with David
Langevin - August 6 & 7
Beginner Watercolour with Grant Fuller - August
11, 12 & 13
The Art of Drawing with Isobel McLaurin - August
14 & 15
Experimental Painting Techniques in Watermedia
with Rick McDiarmid - August 24, 25, 26 & 27
Slow Food Cycle Sunday
Sea to Sky’s
signature agritourism event, Slow Food Cycle Sunday Pemberton blows
the fast-food drive-through away. A pedal-powered trip through the
natural buffet that is Pemberton Meadows farmland, to meet local
growers and sample produce fresh from the field, Slow Food Cycle is:
good for your carbon credits, flat and scenic and ride-able for all
ages and levels of fitness, and a sensory smorgasbord. Register and
begin your cycle at the Pemberton Community Centre at 9:00am.
Deraylor Whistler Music Festival
For the second year, Whistler's
hottest music venues and nightspots are working closely with
Deraylor's producers to host a unique music line-up from the 12th -
14th of August. (During the second weekend of Kokanee Crankworx)
Thanks to the overwhelming success during the first annual Deraylor
Music Festival, we are please to announce that Deraylor is back in
At any time of the year you can find a festival going on
in Whistler. Yes, we love our festivals!
Let the party begin!