Whistler Events | Pan Pacific Mountainside Whistler Hotel


Whistler is renowned for the wide variety of events and festivals that take place here. From live music to road bike racing to yoga, farmer’s markets and kids events there is something for everyone to enjoy throughout the year in Whistler.

December 2018

Dress Like Santa Day

Dress like Santa and Mrs. Claus and bring the festive fun to the slopes. Traditionally a free lift ticket will be awarded to the first 100 people to arrive at the Garibaldi Lift Company, at the base of Whistler Mountain, in full Santa or Mrs. Claus attire. Upload begins at 8 AM.

When: 16 December
Where: Whistler Mountain

Whistler Holiday Experience

The Whistler Holiday Experience offers a wide range of fun, indoor activities and entertainment for children and their parents during the holiday season. Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games for free over the holiday break. Parents are also catered to - they can relax in the lounge area and enjoy a coffee or hot cocoa while the kids play. Please note: Whistler Holiday Experience is closed on December 25 and 31. 

When: 22 December to 6 January
Where: Whistler Conference Centre

January 2019

Family Apres

Whistler knows how to après and now the whole family can celebrate a great day on the slopes with even more fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Parents can share stories about their day with a warm beverage while kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.

When: Every Monday and Wednesday throughout the winter season
Where: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Don’t miss one of the biggest and best Pride ski weeks in the world. The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival features a full slate of events including snowmobiling adventures, wine tastings, a pool party, a snowball dance, fantastic skiing and snowboarding and everything in-between.

When: 20 to 27 January
Where: Various venues in Whistler

February 2019

First Nations Winter Feast & Performance

Join the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre on Thursday and Sunday evenings for their First Nations Winter Feast & Performance program. Enjoy a delicious indigenous-inspired feast complete with Indigenous World Winery wine pairings and craft beer from local breweries. Performances take place throughout the dinner service and feature the SLCC’s Cultural Ambassadors and a world-renowned performance team. The museum remains open for dinner guests wishing to explore the exhibits. Feast rates are $65 for adults, $25 for youth 13-16, $9 for children 5– 12, and children four years and younger are complimentary.

When: 3 February
Where: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

Rogers™ Hometown Hockey™ Tour presented by Scotiabank

Canada’s ultimate touring hockey festival is coming to Whistler - Rogers™ Hometown Hockey™ Tour presented by Scotiabank. This free, family-friendly hockey celebration features two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni, local celebrities and hockey-themed activities for all ages. Running from Saturday through to Sunday evening, the festival culminates with an outdoor viewing party of the Toronto Maples Leafs v New York Rangers NHL game broadcast, hosted live by Ron MacLean and Tara Slone on Sportsnet.

When: 9 to 10 February
Where: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Peak to Valley Race 35th Anniversary

The Peak to Valley Race, presented by Jackson-Triggs, is celebrating its 35th year on Whistler Mountain. This unique race is not only long-standing, it is also the longest GS race of its kind on the planet, challenging teams of four to race down Whistler Mountain.

When: 22 to 23 February
Where: Whistler Mountain