Whistler Events - See What's Happening in Whistler

Check out all of the Whistler Events to make sure you get in on all the mountain action this season! Keep on checking this calendar for Whistler Blackcomb updates on what's happening in Whistler during your stay.

Click on the calendar link for the month to get more information about the events for that particular month.

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Whistler events happen all year round, not just during the festive season!

* IMPORTANT DATES: Summer 2015

Saturday, May 2, 2015 | WHISTLER BIKE PARK OPENING DAY
Monday, October 12, 2015 | WHISTLER BIKE PARK CLOSING DAY

July 2015 Whistler Events

Canada Day Celebrations :: July 1, 2015

Head over to the Whistler Olympic Plaza and join the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in celebrating Canada Day! The orchestra will be playing until July 4, 2015, with a full-orchestra performance at the Olympic Plaza and six chamber concerts in Whistler Village. The event is FREE and open for all ages.

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Whistler Farmer's Market :: July 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 2015

This event runs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Sunday and from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Wednesdays at the Upper Village Market stroll until October 2015. Support local produce and crafts, while giving back to the community.

Phat Wednesdays presented by Kokanee :: July 1, 15, 29, 2015

Hosted by WORCA, 300 racers are pitted against each other to see who can get the best time down Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Registration starts at 4:30 PM and the race starts at 5:00 PM. Bring your own pass or ticket, and arrive early to get a spot! There will be a special Phat Kidz Only Event on July 22.

Whistler Children's Festival :: July 10-12, 2015

The Whistler Children's Festival is a weekend long event dedicated to encouraging children to stir up their imagination. Various workshops are available for children of all ages and for the whole family. Workshops will include art workshops, music, acrobatics, theatre, dance and more. Most events will be held at the Whistler Olympic Plaza. Check out some family-friendly accommodations for this Whistler event.

Pemberton Music Festival :: July 16-19, 2015

Rock out until the sun comes up! The Pemberton Music Festival is a 3-day outdoor event held in Pemberton, a half an hour drive from Whistler. Dance the night away while watching your favorite artists on a massive outdoor stage. Check out available accommodations in Whistler for the Pemberton Music Festival, shuttles will be available for pick-up and drop off during the entire event.

Subaru IRONMAN Canada :: July 26, 2015

More than 2,000 athletes will take on one of the toughest triathlons in the world. The course starts with a 2 mile swim in Alta Lake at Rainbow Park, and then carry on for a 112 mile bike course around the area, on to the Sea to Sky Highway, and heading up into Callaghan Valley. The running trail will pass through Whistler Village, and ending at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Spectators are welcome to cheer in support of their friends and family.

Wanderlust :: July 30 - August 3, 2015

Yogis from all over the world gather in Whistler once again for the second annual Wanderlust Festival in Canada. Experience the best in wellness as yoga and music come together. This Whistler summer event features the best yoga teachers, amazing musical artists, well-known speakers and talented chefs and winemakers. This event is truly one that should not be missed! Check out available accommodations for Wanderlust Whistler 2015.

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August 2015 Whistler Events

Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships :: July 31 - August 2, 2015

No summer is complete without an outdoor BBQ! It's all going down at Whistler Creekside this summer as local legends and world champions compete for the title of being The Best BBQ. Watch the competition, enjoy great samples and the free musical performances. Did we mention a Bottomless BBQ Buffet? For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Dusty's Bar & BBQ (604) 905-2171.

Whistler Farmer's Market :: August 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, 2015

This event runs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Sunday and from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Wednesdays at the Upper Village Market stroll until October 2015. Support local produce and crafts, while giving back to the community.

WORCA Thursday Toonie Rides :: August 7,6, 13, 20, 27, 2015

Whistler Off Road Cycling Association (WORCA) is hosting a race fundraiser every Thursday to benefit the local Whistler riders' community. Open to all ages, helmets are required. Bring your toonie and get ready to have some fun!

Crankworx Freeride Mountain Bike Festival :: August 7-16, 2015

Get ready to celebrate the ultimate mountain biking festival of the summer. Various disciplines will be featured involving epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and vertical-dropping riding. Besides amazing riding happening on the mountain, there will also be photo and video competition, such as the Dirt Diaries, and massive outdoor concerts. Check our available accommodations for Crankworx Whistler 2015.

5 Peaks Trail Running Series August 29, 2015

This highly challenging race will be held in the upper alpine of Blackcomb Mountain. Racers will be tackling rocks, roots, tree stumps and logs, through mud puddles, snow and various other aspects of trail running. This Whistler summer event is open for runners of all ages and skill levels, featuring a kid's races, sports, enduro and half-marathon courses. A valid lift ticket is required to participate, and registration starts at $64.99.

Phat Wednesdays presented by Kokanee :: August 26, 2015

Hosted by WORCA, 300 racers are pitted against each other to see who can get the best time down Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Registration starts at 4:30 PM and the race starts at 5:00 PM. Bring your own pass or ticket, and arrive early to get a spot! There will be a special Phat Kidz Only Event on August 28.

Le Dîner en Blanc :: dates to be announced

Le Dîner en Blanc is coming back to Whistler! This tradition which started in France has taken off internationally and has now established its roots on this beautiful mountain town. A select number of attendees are invited to attend this fancy picnic at a secret outdoor location in Whistler. Remember to wear white!

Whistler Presents Outdoor Concert Series :: August 1, 21, 22, 28, 29, 2015

Head over to Whistler Olympic Plaza and watch a free outdoor concert featuring local and internationally acclaimed musicians. Have your lawn chairs and picnic blankets ready to go, as performances start at 7:30 PM so make sure to be there early to grab a good spot.

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September 2015 Whistler Events

Phat Wednesdays presented by Kokanee :: September 2, 2015

Hosted by WORCA, 300 racers are pitted against each other to see who can get the best time down Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Registration starts at 4:30 PM and the race starts at 5:00 PM. Bring your own pass or ticket, and arrive early to get a spot!

WORCA Thursday Toonie Rides :: September 3, 10, 2015

Whistler Off Road Cycling Association (WORCA) is hosting a race fundraiser every Thursday to benefit the local Whistler riders' community. Open to all ages, helmets are required. Bring your toonie and get ready to have some fun!

Araxi Longtable Series at North Arm Farm :: September 5, 2015

Whistler's premier restaurant is hosting another memorable outdoor dining experience at North Arm Farm in Pemberton. Your night starts off with a reception, followed by a family-style longtable dinner prepared by Chef James Walt. Carefully selected BC wines will be paired with the delicious food. Tickets are $175 per person.

RBC GranFondo Whistler :: September 12, 2015

Take part in this epic cycling journey, and enjoy the nature's beauty. RBC GranFondo spans for 122 km, starting from Stanley Park in Vancouver, along the scenic Sea to Sky highway, all the way to Whistler! This cycling event it open to novice and advanced riders. A massive victory celebration will be held in Whistler Village to culminate the event.

Whistler Farmers' Market :: September 6, 13, 20, 27, 2015

This event runs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Sunday at the Upper Village Market stroll until October. Support local produce and crafts, while giving back to the community.

Whistler Village Beer Festival :: September 16-20, 2015

This 3-day festival aims to recognize the incredible skills of craft brewers in the Pacific Northwest, Canada and internationally. The main event happens on Saturday in Whistler Village. Roam around and check out various tastings, special dinners and beer pairings. What better way to spend a day in Whistler, than having your favorite brew, while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Check out accommodation options for Whistler Beer Festival.

TELUS Golf Classic:: September 11, 2015

Join this 18-hole scramble, and get ready for a day of entertainment! The event includes a picnic lunch and refreshments right at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club. Cap off the day with a buffet dinner and live entertainment. Don't miss out on this event, get your tickets before they sell out!

Sea to Sky All British Rally :: September 26, 2015

Show off your ride in the best way possible - with the Sea to Sky highway in the backdrop. Drive one of the world's most scenic routes, starting from the beautiful cityscape of Vancouver to the majestic mountains of Whistler. All cars will be displayed in Whistler Olympic Plaza for the day. Check out the Sea to Sky British Rally website for more information.

The Rubble Creek Classic Run presented by Escape Route :: September 27, 2015

This legendary recreational trail run has been an annual local event since 1985. Start the day early and take on this challenging 1338m climb, along Helm Creek Trail ending up in Cinder Flats. From there, hikers will be greeted by the beautiful views of Black Tusk down to Garibaldi Lake. Participants continue on to Taylor Meadows, finishing up the final 1781m at Rubble Creek parking lot. It's an epic hike, but the breath-taking scenery is what makes participants come back year after year!

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