Whistler Events | Pan Pacific Village Centre 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.

November 2018

Cornucopia Food and Drink Festival presented by BlueShore Financial

Cornucopia is the fall festival that celebrates the best of food and drink from Whistler, British Columbia and beyond. The festival offers something for everybody with winemaker dinners, themed food and drink events, interactive seminars, health and wellness events and electric after-parties. Sip and sample your way through food of all kinds, beer, wine and spirits and enjoy a fantastic social atmosphere.

When: 8 - 18 November
Where: Various Venues in Whistler

Arts Whistler Holiday Market

Arts Whistler Holiday Market is two days of hand-baked, hand-made goodness. Grab some local artwork, a cozy sweater, or a delicious treat. With over 100 vendors from the Sea to Sky region and across BC there is sure to be something for everyone on your “nice” list. Be sure to come along and check out the young entrepreneurs of Bratz Biz, local live music, and visits from Santa. Don’t miss out! Ski, ride your bike, or walk right on in. Hours are 10 AM to 7 PM on Saturday and 10 AM to 5 PM on Sunday.

When: 24 to 25 November
Where: Whistler Conference Centre

Whistler Film Festival

The Whistler Film Festival welcomes film fans and filmmakers to experience its 18th edition with fresh films, special guests, epic events, innovative industry Summit and talent programs, and time to play in North America’s premiere mountain resort destination. 

When: 28 November - 2 December
Where: Various Venues 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
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