Everyone has their own reason to visit Whistler, whetherit’s skiing, snowboarding, fresh air, family fun or crazynightlife. With all the new snow that has arrived inWhistler, we can’t wait to see you this season. Of course, with allthat fresh powder waiting, we don’t expect to see you very much!Here are five Whistler events that we love.
TELUS Winter Classic – Jan 28 – 29, 2011
- Classic Whistler apres
- Wine Tasting
- Live entertainment
- Mountain Top Gala
Full details for the 2011 TELUS WinterClassic can be found at the Whistler Blackcomb Foundationwebsite.
Appleton Rum Peak to Valley Race – Feb 4 – 5, 2011
- Ski from Whistler Saddle to Dusty’s
- 180 gates
- 1443 metre vertical drop
- Helmets are mandatory (new)
Check out this Peak to Valley fan videowe found on YouTube.
7 Eleven Fire and Ice – Every Sunday at 6:30pm
- Whistler village
- Fire spinners
- Ring of fire
- Ski jumps
- Snowboard tricks
Rio Tinto Alcan Whistler Cup – April 8 – 10, 2011
- International event
- Largest North American ski race
- Features the best upcoming youth skiers from all over theworld!
Information about news, volunteers, photos, video and historycan be found at WhistlerCup.com
TELUS World Ski and Snowboard Festival – April 15 – 24,2010
- Fashion shows
- Films and photography
- Live music
- ‘Party in April, Sleep till May’ – festival motto
For 15 years, the TELUS Ski andSnowboard Festival has turned Whistler into the epic party thatno one wants to miss.
What Brings YOU To Whistler?
These are the 5 big events that our guests talk about. Feel freeto share your experiences with us.
CommentsNovember 30, 2010
Film fans visiting Whistler on the third Wednesdayof each month from now until March, 2011 should plan toattend screenings held at Village 8 Cinemas of some of the bestindependent films from Canada and around the world.
The ReelAlternatives film series is a Whistler Film Festival projectsupported by the Toronto International Film Festival Group’s FilmCircuit.
Reasonably Priced Film Viewing
For the very reasonable price of $12 you willbe treated to such entertaining and thought provoking productionsas the Nov.17 offering of Mark Romanek’s unsettling love story,Never Let Me Go.
Previous films have included Sturla Gunnersson’s Force Of Nature- The David Suzuki Movie and Lisa Cholodenko’sThe Kids Are Alright.
Guests involved with the film being shown are often on hand torelate anecdotes and discuss the production of the film with theaudience.
Future events will be announced one month before eachscreening.
Discounts for this series as well as for the Whistler Film Festival areavailable for subscribers.
All films start at 7:00pm.
Looking for film festival accommodations?
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CommentsNovember 8, 2010
Whistler Sliding Centre returns for the 2010 – 2011 winterseason this month starting with the Viessmann FIBT World Cup.
The Viessmann FIBT World Cup will be the first competitive eventto take place at the Whistler Sliding Centre since the 2010 Olympicand Paralympic Winter Games that took place last year.
Skeleton and Bobsleigh events featuring some of the bestathletes from Canada and around the world starts November 25 andwill continue on through until November 27th.
FIBT World Cup directions, schedules, and admission costs areavailable from WhistlerSliding Centre website .
Whistler Sliding Centre Tours
Take a self guided tour of one of Whistler’s premier Olympicskeleton, luge and bobsleigh tracks and see where dreams cametrue.
Built between 2005 and 2007, Whistler Sliding Centre took almosttwo full years to complete in order to be ready for last yearsOlympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Easy access via the Excalibur Gondola, stop in and see theaction.
The Whistler Sliding Centre is only one of the many newfeatures passed on after the 2010 games at the most popular ski resort in the world.
We’ve grown and we here at Aloha WhistlerAccommodation would love to have you backagain for another season.
Photo by Steve Rogers.