Whistler Events and Activities

Welcome!  Enjoy all that that Whistler has to offer.  Enjoy Olympic grade ski and snowboarding runs or experience Peak-to-Peak!

Quick Facts

  • Elevation: Village  670m (2,198ft)
  • Population: 9,248 permanent residents as of 2006.
  • Approximately 125kms (78 miles) north of Vancouver
  • Accommodations: 115 hotels / condos / B&B's offering more than 8,400 rooms.
  • Restaurants / Lounges / Bars: Approximately 93
  • Retail Shops: Approximately 207

Services:

  • Public Library
  • Museum
  • Swimming Pool at Meadow Park Sports Centre
  • Ice Rink - public skating at Meadow Park
  • Indoor tennis courts
  • Spa facilities / Beauty Salons
  • Movie theatre and video rentals
  • Church Services

Why choose Whistler?

Our stats and rankings speak for themselves. Here's a brief overview:

  • Greatest vertical/usable terrain for skiing/riding and other winter sports in North America.
  • Consistently ranked in the top 5 for North American resorts selected by industry magazines such as SKI, SKIING, Powder, TransWorld Snowboarding and more.
  • Best parks & pipes in North America.
  • Largest above tree line terrain and bowls in North America.
  • Long ski season with spring skiing and riding until mid-June.
  • Amazing BC après ski and nightlife.
  • World class shopping and dining.
  • Glacier skiing – the only resort in North America where you can ski or ride on a glacier, right in the heart of the British Columbia mountains.
  • Luxurious homes and townhomes nestled into the mountains
  • And last but not least, we are also known for our friendly, Canadian hospitality!

Save the Date

June 22-23

Tough Mudder

Whistler Olympic Park

July 1

Canada Day Celebrations

July 4-7

Whistler Longboard Festival

Various locations

July 13-14

Whistler Children's Festival

Whistler Olympic Plaza

July 16-17 & 19-21

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra