Summer 2013 Events Part 1 – July Excitement

Whistler summers are action packed with not only amazing activities to fill those sunny days but exciting events the whole family can enjoy! Day or night the events are endless and include farmers markets, concerts, village performances, buskers, children’s craft stations, village animation and more!

Summer kicks off July 1st with the Canada Day long weekend to include festivities and fun for everyone! Canada Day weekend in Whistler launches our Whistler Presents Outdoor Concert Series to include 54-40!  Kids can enjoy a parade during the daytime where many local businesses come out with their best costumes and stroll from one end of the village to the other handing out goodies and Canada day stuff to get everyone celebrating early!

Come celebrate the 4th of July in Whistler too! Our American guests can also enjoy free concerts July 5th & 6th along with the exciting and crazy Whistler Longboard Festival! The Skate Culture comes alive at this festival and riders from around the globe compete at warp speeds at the Whistler Sliding Center downhill race. Other events include less intense and more laid-back competitions, demos and more.

This July 13 & 14, 2013 the Whistler Children’s Festival celebrates 30 years! This must do family event of the summer brings in Children’s workshops, activities, animation and even features musical and performing acts by award winning entertainers! This year’s anniversary celebration promises t o be bigger and better moving to the Whistler Olympic Plaza! Don’t miss the online registration for this event June 1st by visiting the website here.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is coming back due to last year’s huge success. Stunning music under the stars with a beautiful mountain backdrop, who wouldn’t want to experience such a performance?! This year they are performing through Whistler Village between July 16 & 17 with three concerts daily. The weekend of July 19 – 21, 2013 brings them to the Whistler Olympic Plaza so bring your lawn chairs and blankets to cozy into this unforgettable performance.

The month ends with another long weekend starting August off with BC Day August 5th! August is another month filled with entertainment, but stay tuned as details will be announced in our Summer 2013 Events Part 2 – August is Action Packed blog coming soon!