Whistler Event Listings

January

Deep Winter Photo Challenge

January 10, 2015
This photo challenge brings out the best in winter photography showcasing remarkable photos captured in a slideshow over three days on Whistler and Blackcomb. This legendary event is one of the most anticipated of the winter where professional ski & snowboard photographers battle it out for a cash prize. Doors open at 7 pm and show starts at 8 pm tickets $25 available at Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations.

Annual TELUS Winter Classic

January 23 – 24, 2015
Whistler Blackcomb hosts the annual TELUS Winter Classic an action packed weekend of ski events, food and wine, silent auctions and live entertainment & more. This event is in support of the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation so book your Whistler accommodations and register your team today, or purchase tickets to enjoy wine tastings or attend the Mountain Top Galla!

WinterPRIDE Festival

January 24 – 31, 2015
This festival is full of events including snowmobiling, wine tastings, a snowball dance, skiing, snowboarding, and much more! For more details and updates visit there site here.


February

Peak to Valley Race

February 27 – 28, 2015
Get your team together for one of Whistler Blackcomb’s most interactive race days! Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun where mixed teams of four race down Whistler Mountain starting at the Saddle in Whistler’s alpine and finishing at Dusty’s. Participate in the race or cheer on the participants for this annual Whistler Blackcomb event!

Sigge’s P’ayakenstut Loppet

February 28 – March 1, 2015
This annual Cross Country Ski Event has excitement and outdoor fun for adults and children 5 years of age and older with varying distances of skate and classic ski courses. This family fun day at the Whistler Olympic Park is fun for everyone! For more information and to register visit their site here.


March

TEDActive Truth and Dare

March 16 – 20, 2015
TEDActive comes to Whistler with an amazing line up of incredible talks, seminars, evening events, exhibits, demo’s and more. This event seeks to challenge and re-shape core beliefs about today’s reality and celebrate the worlds thinkers and dreamers.

Sport Check Air Nation – Canada Freestyle Nationals

March 25 – 29, 2015
Canada Snowboard is proud to host the 2015 Sport Check Air Nation! This is a national championship that gets together upcoming stars in freestyle snowboarding from all over Canada. Cheer on these athletes as they bring their best performance on the half pipe and slope style to impress the judges.

Ronald McDonald House BC Ski Challenge

March 31 – April 1, 2015
Register your corporate team fro this full day of fun events, skiing & activities on Blackcomb Mountain. This annual event raises money for Ronald McDonald House Charities for children with serious illness, disabilities or chronic conditions and their families.


April

Whistler Cup

April 3 – 5, 2015
Cheer on hundreds of young international athletes aged 11 to 14 as they compete for the Whistler Cup! For more than 20 years, this FIS sanctioned event is considered the largest and most important ski race in North America bringing together children from 23 countries. Watch these future Olympian’s race to the finish line!

Mum’s Mountain Classic

April 8, 2015
This annual Whistler Blackcomb event brings Mums of all ages out to enjoy a full day of fun on the Mountain. The day starts with a morning coffee, race practice, race time, lunch coupon and après festivities too. To register for this event visit Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations prior to event day.

World Ski & Snowboard Festival

April 10 – 19, 2015
The legendary spring festival celebrating Whistler’s mountain culture is back. This festival is packed with 10 days and 10 nights of winter sports, live entertainment, music and the arts. This exciting week is full of sport competitions, FREE concerts, after parties, fashion shows, art exhibits and the popular Film and Photo showdown competitions.


May

Go Fest, Whistler’s Great Outdoor Festival

May 15 – 18, 2015
Come celebrate the great outdoors in springtime where winter and summer meet. Outdoor activities and adventures from both seasons, art, culture, music and more are featured this Victoria Day long weekend. Bring on the spring with a celebration you don’t want to miss.

Every WOMAN in the World Conference

May 29 – 31, 2015
This annual Whistler event brings women together connecting, supporting and motivating them to be active. Participate in a wide variety of workshops featuring Capoeira, Zumba, Nia, African dance, Hiking, Spin Classes, Yoga and more over this weekend. For more information and to register please visit here.


June

North Face Whistler Half Marathon

June 6, 2015
The Northface Whistler Half Marathon expands through the picturesque Whistler Valley around pristine lakes, golf courses and all with spectacular views of the surrounding mountain peaks. This popular event sells out every year so be sure to register soon. For registration and course details visit here.

Tough Mudder Whistler

June 20, 2015
Join participants from around the world as they enter an obstacle course designed by the British Special Forces to test strength, stamina, and mental determination. Come out and support these athletes on this 10 mile obstacle course as they trudge through swamps, climb rope walls, crawl through tunnels walk through fire and more all to support the Wounded Warrior Project supporting those soldiers returning from real life battle fields.

BC Bike Race

June 27 – July 4, 2015
The BC Bike Race takes place over 7 days touring some of British Columbia’s best West Coast trails and towns. This tour takes riders over pristine mountains, across oceans and bays and more while making their way to Whistler’s Olympic Plaza July 7th. Come and cheer on participants as they cross the finish line wrapping up their journey of the ultimate single track experience of a lifetime.


July

Whistler Children’s Festival

July 10 – 12, 2015
Don’t miss this year’s Children’s Festival presented by the Whistler Arts Council. This fun filled event is full of Children’s workshops, live music, dance, theater, face painting and so much more! For more details and to register visit their webpage here.

Subaru IRONMAN Canada

July 26, 2015
Whistler hosts IRONMAN Canada with one of the world’s toughest triathlons winding its way around Whistler’s Valley Trails, pristine lakes and mountain roads. This race starts with a two-loop swim of Alta Lake, with a transition onto bikes for a ride to the Callaghan Valley and up to Pemberton. After the bike ride competitors gear up for a run via the Valley Trail winding around Whistler’s stunning Green Lake and Lost Lake finishing the competition at Whistler Olympic Plaza. For more information on the event and other weekend activities for family, friends and spectators visit the Ironman site here.

Canadian National BBQ Championships

July 31 – August 2, 2014
Whistler’s legendary summer competition is back where BBQ champions from around the world meet to compete for the title! Enjoy the sunny patio at Dusty’s and indulge in samples of all kinds of award winning BBQ and live entertainment through the weekend!


August

Crankworx Whistler

August 7 – 16, 2015
The legendary 10 day summer festival returns where the best mountain bike athletes take their skills to the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Competitions include downhill races, dual slaloms, giant slaloms, best trick showdowns and big air events! This event is sure to impress so don’t miss out on this year’s festival! For more details visit here.

5 Peaks Trail Running Series

August 29, 2015
This intense running course takes contestants off the road and into the forest running over rocks, roots, tree stumps, logs, up ski hills, through snow, puddles mud and more. Runners must find their way up some steep climbs, sharp descents and rough terrain as they race to the finish while enjoying the stunning views. For more details and registration visit their site here.