Events In Whistler
Enjoy Whistler's non-stop line-up of events, concerts, festivals and races all year round. From annual signature events to community happenings, there's something here for everyone.
Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
Join in on the fun at the annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival. Known as one of the biggest and best lesbian and gay ski weeks in North America, featuring a non-stop line-up of events, including skiing, snowboarding, parties, arts and culture and social events. Book early to save on accommodation and ski packages.
Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival
WSSF April 2023
Experience the World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler. With a combination of spring energy and Whistler's unique mountain culture, enjoy a non-stop lin-up of events, activities and action both on and off the slopes. From ski and snowboard competitions to music, filmmaking, entertainment and the best skiing and après sessions of the season, there is no doubt that this is a must on anyone's Whistler bucket list! Book your accommodation in advance to take advantage of the best deals.
Whistler GO Fest
Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival is an annual celebration of outdoor activities, art, music and education and will be going virtual this year with their Backyard Edition.
Stay tuned for more updates.
Whistler Children’s Festival
MAY 20 – 29, 2022
A fun-filled family event, featuring an exciting line-up of arts and crafts activities, theatre, dance, music and magical performances in Whistler Olympic Plaza. Whether you're visiting for the weekend or more, you can be sure to see your little one's face light up with happiness and excitement. For more information visit -
Red Bull 400 Whistler
It's the steepest race on the planet! Would you dare to take part? Push your ultimate limits in a 400-metre uphill climb at the Whistler Olympic Park ski jump. Choose to challenge yourself individually or tag a team in a 4-person relay. For more information, visit -
August 5 – 14, 2022
Experience the world-famous Mountain Bike Festival, celebrating the very heart and soul of Whistler's gravity-fuelled mountain biking culture. See top riders from across the world performing at their very best for 12 Days of racing. Enjoy slopestyle competitions, Kidsworx events, bike demos and the chance to shred Whistler’s trails with like-minded bike fans. Book your stay in advance to receive the best available rates.
RBC GranFondo Whistler
September 10 – 11, 2022
The RBC GranFondo Whistler is a stunning point-to-point cycling journey along the famous Sea to Sky Corridor between Vancouver and Whistler. There are distance options from 55 km to 122 km and all offer beautiful landscapes and a clear, traffic-free passage along the Sea to Sky Highway. The event is family-friendly and open to all abilities.
Whistler Village Beer Festival
September 13 – 18, 2022
The Whistler Village Beer Festival is a festival of craft beer held annually in the fall that features two main tasting events in Whistler Olympic Plaza on the weekend, plus cask nights, beer battles, foodie nights and more throughout the entire week. Visit the main website to see everything you need to know about the event so you can plan your festival today.
Whistler Craft Beer Month
October 1 – 3, 2022
Beer is part of Whistler’s DNA. We après it, we brew it, and in October, we celebrate it all month long. Whistler rallies around the liquid gold with craft beer-themed experiences suitable for ale enthusiasts and dabblers alike. Build a beer-themed itinerary from a wide assortment of events and occasions.
Whistler Writers Festival
October 13 & 16, 2022
Consider yourself to be a bookworm? If yes, then the Whistler Writers Festival is for you. Meet some top Canadian and international authors and attend various workshops, speaker panels, readings, and evening events.
Visit the Writers Festival website for more information.
Join us this November during Cornucopia Whistler for an intimate series of Winemakers’ Dinners featuring an array of fine BC wines and a delicious offering of multi-course menus, paired by top Chefs. Cornucopia continues to celebrate bold tastes along with Whistler's world-class food and drink scene. Each weekend experiment with your palate and expand your knowledge through paired dinners, drink seminars and special experiences hosted by various Whistler establishments.
Here’s what’s on offer - View the full schedule.