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 (Jan. 8 – March 12): Every Sunday night, spend your evening with family and friends with free live entertainment! Who can resist fireworks and fire spinners? — especially when snowflakes fill the air! 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 (Jan. 12 – March 9): 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.


Winter Pride and Ski Festival (Jan. 22 – 29): Whistler is proud to host this festival, one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America. The LGBT2QI+ pride week features a packed events schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, dances, social events, and more.

FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Ski Championships (Jan. 27 – Feb. 5): Whistler Olympic Park in the Callaghan Valley welcomes the best young Nordic skiers in the world for this world-class, 10-day event in the sports of cross-country skiing, Nordic combined and ski jumping. Spectators can be a part of the action and cheer on the competitors.


Coast Outdoors P’ayakentsut Cross-Country Ski Event (Feb. 22): Register in advance and then be at Whistler Olympic Park at 10 a.m. for the start of the race. 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.


Whistler Blackcomb National Junior Freeride Challenge (March 16 – 19): 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 10 – 16): Don’t miss this legendary festival, the defining celebration of Whistler’s mountain culture. A week of non-stop events and action on and off the slopes, the festival combines Canada’s largest free outdoor concert series with career-making showdowns of action sports and lifestyle fashion, art, photography and film.


GO Fest – Great Outdoors Festival (May 19 – 22): Experience and explore Whistler’s great outdoors in a fun-filled weekend of mountain culture for the whole family. From sports and adventures to music, movies and arts and culture.