Whistler Events & Festivals | Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside

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 event, there is something for everyone to enjoy throughout the year in Whistler.

January 2020

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: 26 January to 2 February

Where: Various venues in Whistler

February 2020

Peat to Valley Race - 36th Anniversary

The Peak to Valley Race, presented by Jackson-Triggs, is celebrating its 36th year on Whistler Mountain. This unique race is not only long-standing, it's also the longest GS race of its kind on the planet, challenging teams of four to race down Whistler Mountain.

When: 21 to 22 February

Where: Whistler Mountain

March 2020

TELUS Winter Classic

This action-packed weekend features fun-filled ski events, wine, beer and food galore, plus their famous live and silent auctions. Don't miss fabulous live entertainment and more at Whistler Winetastic and the Mountaintop Gala at the Roundhouse Lodge.

When: 6 to 7 March

Where: Various venues in Whistler

April 2020

Mackenzie Investments Whistler Cup

The largest and most important ski race in the world, held in North America for athletes ages 11 to 14 years. Held under the auspice of FIS, the international governing body for alpine skiing, it attracts hundreds of young athletes from more than 21 countries each year.

When: 15 to 19 April

Where: Various venues in Whistler

World Ski & Snowboard Festival

The World Ski & Snowboard Festival is an annual celebration of snowsports, music, arts and mountain culture. 

When: 15 to 19 April

Where: Various venues in Whistler

May 2020

GO Fest, Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival

GO Fest, Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival celebrates Whistler’s great outdoors in springtime where winter and summer meet. From outdoor adventures from both seasons to arts and culture inspired by them, everyone is invited to get interactive with four days of active programming over the Victoria Day long weekend.

When: 15 to 18 May

Where: Various venues in Whistler

June 2020

Whistler Half Marathon

The Whistler Half Marathon, continually described as one of Canada's most scenic runs, offers five great distances to choose from including a 21.1 km half marathon, 30 km, 10 km, 5 km, and a 1 km kids run. Each gently rolling course offers a great Whistler running experience along a hybrid paved and gravel surface route while taking in the surrounding world-famous natural beauty that Whistler is known for.

When: 6 June

Where: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Tougher Mudder, Tough Mudder Classic & Tough Mudder 5k

Tougher Mudder takes the Tough Mudder signature course and adds a competitive, timed twist. Or test your strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie at Whistler Olympic Park as Tough Mudder Classic returns to the mountains with an 8-10 mile course that is packed with 25 obstacles which change every year. Finally the Tough Mudder 5K Whistler is not your typical fun run. The course at Whistler Olympic Park is 3 miles of 13 best-in-class obstacles, designed for intense teamwork and fun.

When: 13 to 14 June

Where: Whistler Olympic Park, Callaghan Valley

Whistler X Triathlon

After huge success in their inaugural year, Whistler X Triathlon is thrilled to host their 2nd triathlon. Athletes get ready, as the 2020 event is also a qualifying event for the 2021 ITU World Championships in Bermuda.

When: 14 June

Where: Lost Lake Park

Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race

One of the most beautiful point-to-point races in British Columbia, the 23-kilometre-plus Comfortably Numb course is an internationally recognized mountain biking route, and it's even more fun to run! A few climbs, a few descents, a beautiful bridge crossing, numerous sweeping vistas, and almost all singletrack. In 2019, Comfortably Numb have made a slight but fun change to the course and the race now finishes back in Whistler Village by descending the Yumby Numby climb. Don't miss out on this classic race.

When: 20 June

Where: Comfortably Numb trail