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.
Peaks Trail Running Race
Canada’s premier trail running series offers an exciting atmosphere,
a challenge course, a competitive field, and an amazing off-road
experience. Positive impact on you, no impact on the environment!
Whistler Mountain will offer an amazing trail run experience with
some steep climbs, sharp descents and craggy wilderness trails.
June 17 - October 8, 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.
September 9, 2012
XTERRA Canada Championships
Come and join us for the inaugural
XTERRA Canadian Championships 2010 (multisport off-road races) and enjoy
Whistler's hospitality, former Olympic venues, and amazing scenery.
September 8, 2012
Whistler GranFondo Bike Race
Popular in Europe, this mass
participation cycling event is open to all levels of ability and the first ride
of its kind in Canada. Starting in Vancouver and ending a grueling 120
kilometers later in Whistler, this ride features 2,400 meters of elevation gain
along the incredibly scenic Sea to Sky Highway. A shorter version is available
with a start in Squamish - 60 kilometers south of Whistler.
September 8-9, 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.
A mountain bike race like no
starts at the Squamish Airport and ends at Dusty’s in Creekside.
Featuring more than 2,000 metres of climbing and 72 km of trail, this race will
test your mettle with big climbs, high speed rolling terrain and the classic Sea
to Sky single-track. For beginners and juniors, the Pique Newsmagazine Cheakamus
Light offers a 40 km course beginning at Cal-Cheak Campsite at noon
September 24, 2012
Whistler Spirit Run
The Whistler Spirit Run & Festival
is a two-day cross-country and trail running event that takes place at Whistler
Olympic Park and features something for everyone. Come out and enjoy the
spectacular scenery of the Callaghan Valley and know that your participation is
helping to build healthier communities right here in British Columbia.
September 17-October 3, 2012
styled alpine village has a beer and bratwurst celebration that includes a
Munich-style beer hall with traditional music and folk dancers. Free and
At any time of the year you can find a festival going on
in Whistler. Yes, we love our festivals!
Let the party begin!