Whistler's Signature Festivals and Events
Whistler offers a non-stop lineup of events through every season, but these are the classics that come back annually and truly showcase Whistler's culture. For more entertainment month by month, visit the Events Calendar or see what's on in Whistler this week.
Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
One of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America, a week of non-stop activities and events on and off the slopes.
February – March
Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships
Be trackside to check out top bobsleigh and skeleton athletes as they reach speeds of up to 150 km/hour at the world-renowned Whistler Sliding Centre.
World Ski & Snowboard Festival
A festival celebrating our unique mountain culture full of snowsports, outdoor concerts and non-stop nightlife.
GO Fest –
Whistler’s Great Outdoor Festival
Go Fest celebrates the end of winter and start of summer in the magical time when both can be enjoyed in the same day.
Tough Mudder Classic & Tough Mudder 5K
Rally your team, book your basecamp in Whistler and get ready for the ultimate obstacle course. Come for the camaraderie, stay for the fun!
Whistler Children’s Festival
Kids can enjoy hands-on arts and crafts, theatre, multimedia, dance, music and magical performances at Whistler Olympic Plaza.
Subaru IRONMAN Canada® &
Subaru IRONMAN Canada® 70.3
Two epic triathlons held over the same terrain on the same day. Participate or spectate, this is a journey you'll never forget.
More than Yoga, Wanderlust is a celebration of wellness and spirituality including entertainment, speakers, nutrition and art.
The best riders, most hard-core fans and a week of gravity defying, awe inspiring competitions coupled with incredible celebrations.
RBC GranFondo Whistler
Road cyclists of all abilities are able to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Highway as they pedal their way 122km from Vancouver to Whistler.
Whistler Village Beer Festival
Six days of all things beer. Enjoy seminars about beer brewing, dinner pairings, competitive events, after parties and, of course, beer sampling.
Whistler Writers Festival
An annual fall event celebrating the written word where you can meet renowned authors, listen to lively speakers panels and attend workshops.
Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra
This annual fall event in Whistler is a 50-mile race open to teams of 8, 4, or 2 members as well as 50K solo ultra-marathoners.
Indulge your palate and enrich your mind with a celebration of food, drink and living well including culinary events, seminars, tasting and more.
Whistler Film Festival
Experience fresh films, special guests, industry connections, epic events and time to play at 'Canada's coolest film fest'.