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Whistler Events and Activities During the 2013 Christmas Holidays

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Whistler Christmas and Holidays Events 2013

What better way to celebrate Christmas than to visit Whistler and experience a true winter wonderland! Here’s your guide to Whistler events at Christmas. Whether you want to celebrate outdoors ice skating or staying in and listening to Christmas carols, these events are guaranteed put you on a yuletide mood. Time to enjoy the last few days of 2013, because before you know it, New Years Eve is just around the corner.

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(Photo credit: Mike Crane / Tourism Whistler)

[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Whistler Conference Center
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 20, 2013 – January 5, 2013 | daily | 10 AM to 6 PM 

Tis the season! Head over to Whistler Conference Centre for some indoor family fun. Featuring a bouncy castle,  a mini putt course, table games, crafts table and a video games lounge, this place will absolutely please every kid, and kid-at-heart. This Whistler event is FREE so plan to stop by!

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[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Whistler Olympic Plaza
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 22, 2013 | 1:00 PM to4:00 PM

Have you been in the naughty or the nice list? Give Santa your last minute Christmas wishlist. If you’re looking for Christmas activities in Whistler Village, drop by the Olympic Plaza and meet Santa Claus, in skates! Rentals for skates are $5.

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[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Whistler Olympic Plaza
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 23, 2013 – March 26, 2014 | Mondays and Wednesday | 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Top off an amazing day at the slopes, with  some fun activities and entertainment with the family. Sit back and sip on some hot chocolate and watch skaters pass you by, or join in on the fun and play some street hockey. It’s the perfect way to complete your Whistler holiday experience. The event is weather dependent so check with Whistler Village Hosts on the day of. Admission is FREE.

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Holiday Movie Screening: The Polar Express

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[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Legends at Creekside
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 18, 2013 | 3:30 PM
[icon style=”id” color=”red”]Price:[/icon] bring a non-perishable item for the local Food Bank.

Too cold to stay outdoors? This indoor Whistler event will definitely keep kids entertained while staying warm and toasty. Head down to Creekside and get some Christmas spirit! Get the popcorn popping and hop on board the magical train on a great adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. Admission by donation. Please bring a donation to the Whistler Food Bank. Come early to get the best seats!

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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

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[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Whistler Public Library
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 18, 2013 | 7:30 PM
[icon style=”id” color=”red”]Price:[/icon] bring a non-perishable item for the local Food Bank.

Join Whistler Public Library for a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens Christmas Classic, A Christmas Carol. For admission, please bring a non-perishable item for the Whistler Food Bank.

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Holiday Hockey Heroes

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[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Fairmont Chateau Whistler
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 20, 2013 | 5:00 – 6:30 PM

Hockey fans young and old can celebrate with hockey legend Kirk McLean and Vancouver Canucks’ mascot Fin (in his holiday attire) as the Frontenac Foyer at the Fairmont is transformed into hockey central. Bring your camera as there will be lots of photo opportunities to be had. Admission is a minimum $10 donation, all proceeds go to the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

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Holiday Crafternoon

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[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Whistler Public Library
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 21, 2013 | 3:30 PM

Here’s a Whistler activity for the creative little ones.  Bring the kids over to the Whistler Library and let their inner artists out. They can make their own gift cards and gift wrap, just in time for Christmas. This Whistler event is for ages 6 to 12 years old.

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‘Twas the night before Christmas.

Keep the holiday spirit going! Here are some more Whistler events to keep you entertained while waiting for Santa’s sleigh to get to land. For more Christmas activities in Whistler, check out the Whistler Holiday Fun Guide.

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Carols and Holiday Cheer.

[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Whistler Public Library
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 23 | 3:30 PM

 

Christmas Eve Carol Service.

[icon style=”home” color=”black”]Location:[/icon] Westin Resort & Spa
[icon style=”calendar” color=”grey”]Date/Time:[/icon] December 24 | 6:30 PM
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Whistler On Christmas Day: What’s Open?

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Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains will be open from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. If you’re planning on celebrating the holiday on the mountains, be sure to purchase your Whistler Lift Tickets and Whistler Equipment Rentals ahead of time to make the most out of your winter vacation.

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Celebrate the Holidays in Whistler.

Not only is Whistler one of the top mountain resorts for skiing around the world, also its the epitome of the perfect winter backdrop for that memorable holiday to celebrate with family and friends.

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If you know of any other holiday events that we have missed, please let us know in the comment section below.

(Featured Photo Credit: Mike Crane / Tourism Whistler)

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