For more information, visit
whistlertraveller.com/calendar or whistler.com/events.
All events are subject to change.
Whistler Presents: New Year’s Eve
Celebrations (Dec. 31): Say farewell to the
old and welcome the new at this alcohol-free evening of family entertainment and
celebration in Whistler Village. Enjoy multiple
early Kids’ Countdowns. Free public transit
available from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m.
WinterPRIDE 2017 (Jan. 21 – 28): Whistler
is proud to host WinterPRIDE, one of the
biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks
in North America. The LGBT pride week
features a packed events schedule of skiing,
snowboarding, parties, dances, social events
and more. Visit gaywhistler.com
Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard
Snowcross (Jan. 27 – 28 and March 3 – 4):
The Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard
Cross events are recreational competitions
open to participants aged 9 to 13. Amateur
skiers and boarders can compete on the
Terrain Park Snowcross course in different
For more information, call 1-800-766-0449.
Sigge’s P’ayakentsut Cross Country Ski
Event (Feb. 24): Be at Whistler Olympic Park
at 10 a.m. for the Sigge’s P’ayakentsut. This
freestyle loppet on 15-, 30- or 50-km courses
covers old-growth forest and world-class
racing trails. It is the largest loppet in B.C.,
with thousands in giveaways and prizes! The
P’ayak Mini, a 5-km loppet for children aged 5
to 12, starts at 1 p.m. Visit payak.ca.
TELUS Winter Classic (March 9 – 10): The
25th annual TELUS Winter Classic is Whistler
Blackcomb Foundation’s legendary fundraising
event of the season. Join in a fun-filled
weekend of wine, beer and spirit tastings,
gourmet food, ski events and a Mountain Top
Gala. To book your team or purchase event
tickets call 604-938-7321.
Junior Freeski Challenge (March 15 –
18): This IFSA (International Freeskiers &
Snowboarders Association) event challenges
skiing competitors aged 12 to 18 on big
mountain terrain. They are scored based
on style, control, technique, fluidity and line
choice. Visit whistlerblackcomb.com.
World Ski & Snowboard Festival (April 6
– 15): Don’t miss this legendary festival, the
defining celebration of Whistler’s mountain
culture. It’s a 10-day and night showcase
of the latest progressions in the skiing and
snowboarding world, where even the arts
events are packed full of adrenaline. The
festival combines Canada’s largest free
outdoor concert series with career-making
showdowns of action sports and lifestyle
fashion, photography and film.
GO Fest – Great Outdoors Festival (May 18
– 21): 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. Visit greatoutdoorsfest.com.