BMW IBSF World Championships 2019
(Feb. 25 – March 10): Come out to the Whistler
Sliding Centre to see the world’s best bobsleigh
and skeleton athletes when they slide for world
titles! Competition days are March 1 – 3 and 8
– 9 and the event will feature some 285 athletes
from 35 countries on a track most regard as the
fastest in the world.
TELUS Winter Classic (March 1 — 2): The
26th 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 gourmet food, ski events and
a Mountain Top Gala. To book your team or
purchase event tickets call 604-938-7321.
World Ski & Snowboard Festival (April 10
– 14): Don’t miss this legendary festival, the
defining celebration of Whistler’s mountain
culture. It’s a five-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. Visit wssf.com.
GO Fest – Great Outdoors Festival (May 17
– 20): 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.
For more information, visit whistlertraveller.com/calendar or whistler.com/events.
All events are subject to change.
WinterPRIDE 2017 (Jan. 20 – 27): 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. 26 – 27 and March 9 – 10):
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 divisions.
For more information, call 1-800-766-0449.
Coast Outdoors P’ayakentsut Cross
Country Ski Event (Feb. 23): Be at Whistler
Olympic Park at 10 a.m. for the Coast Outdoors
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.