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Whistler Festival Information -- Whistler Festivals

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.

 

, 2012

Whistler Jazz and Blues Festival

TBA

 

, 2012
 

 Phat Wednesdays Freeride Series
 
Head
to the Whistler 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.
 

 

June 30 - July 7, 2012

B.C. Bike Race: The Pacific Traverse

B.C. Bike Race is much more than the challenge of the ride...it's about everything experienced along the way.  Competitors race the best single-track in the world from Vancouver to Whistler, solo or in teams of two, three, four, or five.
 

July 1, 2011

Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's national pride with Whistler's infamous Canada Day Parade, live performances, animation, activities, cake and more.

 

July 1-August 31, 2011

ArtWalk

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.

Cancelled for 2012

Whistler Dragon Boat Festival
The 2010 Whistler Dragon Boat Festival is sure to bring even more excitement and thrills for everyone involved, from racers to spectators alike as this year’s event will also feature the Canadian National Dragon Boat Championships. Join the teams for a weekend spent in some of the most spectacular scenery in the world filled with beating drums, fierce paddling, cheering spectators, and live entertainment!

 

June 17 - October 08, 2012 (Every Sunday)

Whistler Farmers' Market
The Whistler Farmer’s Market returns to the pedestrian streets of the Upper Village (near the Fairmont Chateau Whistler) every Sunday this summer, featuring local produce from the Pemberton Valley and beyond, tasty artisan foods, live cooking demos by Whistler Chefs and live music. Choose from a selection of crafts, organic and local produce, jams, honey, baked goods, jewellery, and much more. The market runs every Sunday from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm

 

(TBA) , 2012

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.

July's workshops include:

Advanced Watercolour with David McEown - July 6, 7 & 8
Creative Texture with Watercolour (intermediate) with Alan Wylie - July 23, 24 & 25
Intermediate Acrylics with Janice Robertson - July 26, 27 & 28

 

Barebones Orienteering 2012
A six day orienteering extravaganza in Whistler and Vancouver. The event kicks off with four well planned race events up in the alpine on Whistler mountain, in the Village center, and in the surrounding forests at Lost Lake and Brandywine. Then down to Vancouver for two races scheduled in the majestic beauty of Vancouver at Stanley Park and at the University of British Columbia. Highlights will include wonderful terrain, a lake-side social, and a mountain-top BBQ. For more information and to register, please visit www.barebones.ca


July 14-15, 2012

Whistler Children's Art Festival


The 27th annual Whistler Children’s Art Festival jams Creekside with art workshops, music, acrobatics, theatre, dance, and fun in every corner that encourage kids to embrace their imagination! As well as workshops for kids aged 5 to 11, the Festival includes a pre-school area for children aged 3-5, intermediate workshops for kids in grade 7 and 8 and workshops for the whole family.

 

July 14-15 2012

Trek Dirt Series: Mountain Bike Skills Instruction
If you're looking to learn new skills, increase your confidence on the bike, or simply enjoy the sport like never before, the Trek Dirt Series mountain bike camps are for you. They offer personalized instruction, professional programming, and an incredibly skilled, enthusiastic, and supportive coaching staff. This is a co-ed clinic for men and women. The Dirt Series is a skill development program like no other to build confidence, fuel success, and enrich lives through mountain biking.

July 29-31, 2012

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.

TBA 2012

Feast In the Mountains

Feast in the Mountains showcases BC's culinary bounty by transforming Whistler’s Rebagliati Park into a roaming gourmet sampling of local foods. Spend a summer’s afternoon amidst the Coastal Mountains, wander the park, or savour the creations of BC’s best. Visit each vendor booth comprising of award-winning chefs, farmers, food artisans, vintners and brewers for a sampling of their offerings. Feast in the Mountains raises funds for FarmFolk/CityFolks.

 


July 09-15, 2012

Whistler Kokanee Crankworx

Kokanee Crankworx

This is one of the hottest events in Whistler! This premier mountain bike festival features free ride competitions, pro riding demos, FREE music and entertainment.

June 30 - July 7, 2012

BC Mountain Bike Race
Now in its second year, the BC Cup Mountain Bike Race takes place at Whistler Olympic Park. It is for professional, amateur, and citizen bike racers. Competitors ride on single-track courses throughout the park with professionals battling for BC Cup points and citizens for bragging rights. The 8 km course has varied terrain providing a challenge for all riders.

  At any time of the year you can find a festival going on in Whistler. Yes, we love our festivals!

 

Let the party begin!

 

Whistler Festivals