Whistler BC Events | Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre | Events


Whistler is renowned for the wide variety of events and festivals that take place here. From Village ice skating, the Fire & Ice Show and live music, to bike races, yoga, farmer’s markets and kids events,  there is something for everyone to enjoy throughout the year with these exciting Whistler BC events.

May 2023

Whistler Children's Festival

The Whistler Children's Festival is back for it’s 40th year! Whistler’s longest running festival engages children and families in arts and culture with two weekends filled to the brim with adventure. Free your imagination and enjoy dance parties, face painting, roving street entertainment, science shows, circus acts and internationally-acclaimed children's performers.

When: 19 to 21 & 27 to 28 May

Where: Various locations

July 2023

Crankworx Whistler

Born in Whistler, BC in 2004, Crankworx has evolved into a multi-stop international festival series, bringing together the best mountain bike athletes to compete in elite-level competitions in a variety of disciplines, as well as hosting races for amateurs, Kidsworx contests for young riders, participatory events, and celebrations of mountain bike culture, all while showcasing amazing destinations. And while the festival has gone international, each year the global mountain bike community comes home to Crankworx Whistler for the ultimate celebration of all things mountain bike. The original. The biggest. The heart of it all. The defining celebration of mountain biking.

When: 21 to 30 July

Where: Various locations

September 2023

RBC Gran Fondo

The RBC GranFondo Whistler is a stunning point-to-point cycling journey along the famous Sea to Sky Corridor between Vancouver and Whistler. There are distance options from 55 km to 122 km and all offer beautiful landscapes and a clear, traffic-free passage along the Sea to Sky Highway.

When: 9 September

Where: Whistler

Whistler Village Beer Festival

This festival of craft beer is held annually in the fall and features two main tasting events in Whistler Olympic Plaza on the weekend, plus cask nights, beer battles, foodie nights and more throughout the entire week. 

When: TBD

Where: Whistler Olympic Plaza

October 2023

Whistler Writers Festival

The Whistler Writers Festival is an annual event celebrating the literary arts. It’s a chance to connect with the very best local, Canadian and international authors by attending workshops, readings, speaker panels, musical events and more.

When: 12 to 15 October

Where: Various venues in and around Whistler

November 2023

Cornucopia Whistler

Let your taste buds run wild at Cornucopia, Whistler’s annual fall festival of food and drink. Made for the epicurious, uninhibited food and drink lover, Cornucopia offers many opportunities to experiment with your palate, expand your knowledge, and celebrate Whistler’s world-class food and drink scene. Join us in the mountains for food and drink tastings, culinary demonstrations, chef luncheons, drink seminars, winemaker dinners and more.

When: 9 to 19 November

Where: Various venues in and around Whistler

Whistler Film Festival

Visit Whistler in late fall for Canada’s Coolest Film Fest with live and virtual events to connect audiences, filmmakers and industry. Events include film premieres, industry summits, talent programs, celebrations and special guest appearances by actors and directors. Round out the festival with skiing, après, fine dining and more in Whistler.

When: 29 November to 3 December

Where: Various venues in and around Whistler

January 2024

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Whistler is proud to host the annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, which celebrated its 30th year in 2023. One of the biggest and best, queer-focused ski weeks in North America, the 2SLGBTQIA+ pride week features a packed events schedule of skiing, snowboarding, celebrations, arts and culture and social events.

When: 21 to 28 January

Where: Various locations

June 2024

XFONDO Whistler

From the creators of RBC GranFondo Whistler, XFONDO is an all roads bike race featuring road, gravel, trail and dirt. Be challenged by winding gravel switchbacks to flowing descents, framed by unreal mountain scenery and a ton of mud just waiting to be sprayed! Participating in XFONDO guarantees two things – your adrenaline will be pumping and you’ll have a hard time peeling the smile off your face back at base camp at Spruce Grove Park. The courses are 42 - 60K with an elevation of 1000 - 1300 metres.

When: 15 June

Where: Various locations