WHISTLER CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The Sea to Sky Corridor, encompassing Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton is home to a tremendous amount of great events throughout the year. From small community gatherings, to athletic competitions and races, to world class festivals, there is sure to be something for everyone. The information below is only a partial list including some of our favourite major events going on in the Whistler Valley. Please contact one of our friendly reservation agents and they would be happy to provide you with some more detailed information on what’s happening for any given time period.
Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opening
May 17, 2013
Crud to Mud
May 26, 2013
The snow is melting fast and the bikes are starting to come out of garages and basements and hit the trails once more. And what better way to transition into summer than a race that combines the 2 season’s sports into one.
Roller Derby: One Night Standoff
June 1, 2013
June 22-23, 2013
Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. As the leading company in the booming obstacle course industry, Tough Mudder has already challenged half a million inspiring participants worldwide and raised more than $2 million dollars for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Whistler Longboard Festival
July 4-7, 2013
It’s a crazy, kinetic celebration of skateboarding in summer. The Whistler Longboard Festival goes off this July with events including a skate bowl jam and the Skate x Shoot Biathlon at Whistler Olympic Park. For maximum gravity fueled excitement, don’t miss the 2013 Whistler Downhill Race, held at the Whistler Sliding Center.
August 1-4, 2013
Yoga and music phenomenon reaches new heights with Wanderlust Whistler. Yogis from around the globe will be down-dogging, dancing, dining on organic delicacies, celebrating and joining together in an amazing community. With the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers, Wanderlust Whistler is an event not to be missed.
Crankworks Freeride Mountain Bike Festival
August 9-18, 2013
Crankworx showcases Whistler as the ultimate downhill biking playground by combining stunt sessions and speed events with the world’s best mountain bikers competing for cash and prizing. The event line-up also includes an outdoor expo, pro riding demonstrations, free music and entertainment.
August 25, 2013
Whistler is excited to be named host town for the Subaru IRONMAN® Canada triathlon on August 25, 2013. Whistler’s natural beauty is the perfect setting for the race.
The race will start with a two-loop swim in Alta Lake. Athletes will have a lakeside transition before starting a one-loop bike course via the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Callaghan Valley and Pemberton. The two-loop run course will utilize the Valley Trail, winding past Lost Lake and Green Lake before a triumphant finish adjacent to Whistler Olympic Plaza in the Village. Whistler provides lots of events and activities around the race for athletes, family and friends.
September 7, 2013
Ride this epic 122 km route from downtown Vancouver, up the Sea to Sky Highway, and to a hero’s welcome in Whistler. Whether at a recreational, advanced, or elite level, participants set their own personal goals. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Howe Sound and Coast Mountain Range, with enough downhill sections to reward yourself for the climbs.
If you are planning on coming to Whistler for any of the great festivals or events listed above, please contact us directly as special event pricing may be available.