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.

September 2018

Whistler Village Beer Festival

Beer in the mountains – it just feels right. This year marks the 6th annual Whistler Village Beer Festival, which means even more craft beer celebrations. New to 2018, a SIXTH day of programming has been added to enhance the feature food pairing dinners, unique cask nights, live music, and of course, the incredible two-day Main Event at Olympic Plaza. The Main Event, hosted on Saturday and Sunday will feature over sixty breweries and guests can try over 120 of the best craft beers and ciders BC has to offer, with some nation-wide and international brews will be available as well.

When: 11 to 16 September
Where: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Sea to Sky All British Rally

This fun day gives participants the opportunity to drive one of the world’s most scenic roads, the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler, where the cars will be displayed in magnificent Whistler Olympic Plaza for all to see.

When: 22 September
Where: Whistler Olympic Plaza

October 2018

Turkey Sale and Whistler Mountain Ski and Board Swap

Shop for top name brands in ski and snowboard equipment all under one roof, at huge pre-season savings at the legendary Turkey Sale. The sale kicks off at noon on Friday at the Blackcomb Daylodge and continues throughout the weekend.

When: 5 - 8 October
Where: Blackcomb Daylodge

Whistler Turkey Trot

NEW for 2018, the Whistler Turkey Trot, presented by Smartwool is a new tradition from the long standing non profit society that brings you the annual Whistler Half Marathon.  Taking place in Lost Lake Park, the crown jewel of Whistler's park system, this family friendly event offers both a 5km and 10km distance along some of the best trails Whistler has on offer.  

When: 7 October
Where: Lost Lake Park

Whistler Writers Festival

The Whistler Writers Festival returns to celebrate the art of storytelling with an all-star lineup of guest authors and top tier events. Writers, readers and storytellers of all levels will be able to further their knowledge of the written word through a combination of development workshops, panel discussions, and reading and spoken word events during the action-packed weekend.

When: 11 - 14 October
Where: Various venues in Whistler Village

Whistler 50 Relay and Ultra

This 8-person, 50-mile relay race or solo ultra-marathon is centred around Whistler Village and the winding Valley Trail system. Relay legs alternate between 13 km & 7 km. With pre-race gatherings and post-race parties, this is a fun athletic event and a great social weekend.

When: 13 October
Where: Whistler Valley Trail

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

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