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What to Expect at the Whistler Wanderlust Festival

Whistler Wanderlust Festival

The Whistler Wanderlust Festival is a 5-day long event meant to inspire wellness and celebrate spirituality. This Whistler event gathers the world’s best yoga teachers, amazing musical acts, engaging speakers, fantastic chefs and awesome performers for week of celebration and rejuvenation for the soul. The event will be happening around Whistler Village from July 31 to August 4, 2014, and will involve a mix of both indoor and outdoor training and activities.

Wanderlust Festival, Must-Do Summer Event for Yogis

Whistler Wanderlust Yoga Class

Photo: Eli Christman

The yoga event at the Whistler Wanderlust Festival is not only for expert yogi’s. This Whistler event is open to all levels of practice and is truly one-of-a-kind. Whether you love soaking in the energy of hundreds of yogi’s practicing together, or you want to take it easy and practice within a small group, you always have options.

Music at Wanderlust Whistler
They say that “if yoga is the soul, music is the beating heart of Wanderlust”. The festival had an amazing line-up last year, and is set to not disappoint for 2014. This year’s Wanderlust Whistler lineup includes RJD2, Emancipator, Tycho, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, SeriousBlack, Hannah, and The Soul Rebels to name a few. Most of these performances are free, and ticketed events start at $15.

Activities at Wanderlust Whistler
Various activities will be offered at the festival, promising never a dull moment for festival participants. There will be both outdoor and indoor activities, some for an additional cost.

  • Hikes and Runs: Marvel at the beauty of the Coast Mountains, and follow the tour guides in exploring the local flora and fauna.
  • Soulful Cinema: Explore spirituality in various forms on the big screen. Some screening may include a Q&A session with the director or the star.
  • Speakeasy Lectures: Known to be one of the most engaging part of the festival, these lecture series aims to examine the mindful life.
  • Outdoor Expeditions: Explore all the attractions Whistler has to offer. Activities include Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga, Mountain Biking, Whitewater Rafting, Ziplining and Rock Climbing.

Whether you’re planning on learning from the best to take your practice to the next level, or chanting along with the amazing musical line-up, this Whistler festival is sure to be one of the highlights of this summer’s events. Discounted tickets are available up until June 25, so participants are encouraged to get their tickets early to avoid disappointment.

There are various Wanderlust accommodation options offered through for the Whistler Wanderlust Festival. Whether you want to stay in the Village where all the action happens, or tucked away in a quieter side of town, vacation rental options are available – from a studio to 5-bedroom homes.

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