Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

There’s always something fun happenning in Whistler! So whether it’s sports, culture, arts, entertainment or dining events, check out our calendar to plan your visit or see what’s happenning during your stay in Whistler.


Audain Art Museum Public Guided Tours (year-round): Every Sunday, at select times, join their knowledgeable docents on a one-hour introductory tour of the museum, which is included in the admission. Various other ongoing events and programs are also at the museum.

Fire & Ice Show (Dec. 31 – March 10): Every Sunday night, spend your evening with family and friends with free live entertainment! Who can resist fireworks? Whistler’s best skiers and riders, including Whistler Blackcomb Snow School’s finest, hit a big air jump through a blazing ring of fire. Skiers Plaza, Whistler Village base. The show starts at 7 p.m.

Kokanee Valley Race Series
(Dec. 21 – March 28): The Kokanee Valley Race Series is held on select Thursdays throughout the season. The series is open to skiers, telemarkers and snowboarders with different gender and age divisions. No racing experience is required to join in on the fun of recreational racing.

Monthly Bird Walk (year-round): On the first Saturday of every month, join the Whistler Naturalists members and birding experts at the bottom of Lorimer Road, at the Valley Trail, for a walk to Rainbow Park to observe and inventory bird activity.


(Dec. 23 – Jan. 6, except Dec 25): The ultimate winter wonderland experience awaits you this holiday season. Celebrating this magical time of year with free festive activities for the entire family. Join in the fun with visits from entertainers, kids' crafts, signature holiday maze and much more.


Winter Pride and Ski Festival (Jan. 21 – 28): Whistler is proud to host this festival, one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America. The 2SLGBTQIA+ pride week features a packed event schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, dances, social events, and more.


Coast Outdoors P’ayakentsut Cross-Country Ski Event (Feb. 24): Register in advance and then be at Whistler Olympic Park at 10 a.m. for the Coast Outdoors P’ayakentsut. This free technique loppet (“citizen race”) on 15-, 25- or 50-km courses, and a 10-km sit ski course, winds through old-growth forest and along some of the park’s world-class racing trails. It is the largest loppet in B.C., with thousands in giveaways and prizes! The Payak Mini, a 5-km loppet for children aged 5 to 11, starts at 12:45 p.m. The Payak Mini, a 5-km loppet for children aged 5 to 11, starts at 12:45 p.m.


Whistler Blackcomb National Junior Freeride Challenge (March 14 – 17): This IFSA (International Freeskiers & Snowboarders Association) event challenges competitors aged 12 to 18 on big mountain terrain. They are scored based on style, control, technique, fluidity and line choice.


World Ski & Snowboard Festival (April 8 – 14): Don’t miss this legendary annual event, celebrating Whistler’s reputation as a mecca for mountain culture. A week of non-stop events and action on and off the slopes featuring snow sports, music, arts and culture.


Whistler Half Marathon (May 31 – June 2): The scenic running course showcasing all Whistler is known for has put the event on the must-do list for distance runners across North America. Distances include half marathon, 30-km, 10-km, 5-km and a Kids’ Run.

All events are subject to change.

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