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WinterPRIDE Day 1

Date: Sunday, February 05, 2012
Location: SEE BELOW

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Guest Relations & Ticket Office

Time: 2PM – 8PM
Location: Aava Whistler Hotel – Pride House

Aava Whistler Hotel is the hospitality center. Join us here fortickets, info and any questions you may have.

Welcome Reception

Time: 7AM – 10PM
Location: Whistler Conference Centre

Come to the official Welcome Party forWinterPRIDE Whistler at the Whistler ConferenceCentre.

Here you can meet up with others who are in town and ourofficial resort partners. Come socialize!

Door: $15 Includes entry to the after party at Buffalo Bills

After Party

Time: 10PM – 1PM
Location: Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills is a great bar and club to get down and boogie.Shake it up with everyone at the after party! See you there!

Ski / Snowboard Guiding

Time: 10AM (allow 45 mins from village)
Location: Roundhouse Lodge (top of WhistlerMountain)

Come to the Roundhouse Lodge – the big building at the top ofWhistler near the Peak 2 Peak station, for volunteer ski andsnowboard guiding. A great way to meet new people and safelyexplore the mountain terrain.

View more information on any events listed here please visit WinterPRIDE Whistler.

More Information aboutWinterPRIDE 2012

Do you need Whistler Accommodation for the WinterPRIDE2012?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Aloha Whistler offers accommodations in Whistlerand Creekside for aconvenient location near all the WinterPRIDE events. Contact our in-resort travel expertsfor more information.

Posted on Sunday, February 05, 2012 | Permalink

Winter PRIDE Day 1 Welcome

Date: Sunday, January 30, 2011
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Various Locations

Welcome day in Whistler for Winter PRIDE

Gay Pride Whistler 2011

Guest Relations & Ticket Sales:
2 to 8 p.m.

  • Location: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa, Cheakamus Room
  • Details: Pick up your event tickets and learn more about thefestival

Apres Ski: 3 to 6 p.m.

  • Location: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa, CBB’s
    Details: Kick off the week at a Whistler’s classic – theCBB’s
    Door: Complimentary

Welcome Party: 8 to 10 p.m.

  • Location: Whistler Conference Centre, Grand Foyer
  • Details: Come and meet up with new and old friends.
  • Door: $15** (includes access to Welcome Dance)

Welcome Dance: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.

  • Location: Buffalo Bill’s
  • Details: The party continues on for those that want to shakethings up!
  • Door: $10**

Looking for Whistler Accommodations during PRIDE Week?

Whistler Accommodation Call CentreOur in-resort travel experts are all skiersand snowboarders. We know Whistler.

Contactus for more information or to book your Whistler PRIDEvacation. Our in-resort local travel experts are here to help!

Posted on Sunday, January 30, 2011 | Permalink

Featured Whistler Accommodation Deal

Featured Whistler Accommodation Deal

Our featured Whistler accommodationdeal offers true ski-in ski-out luxury lodging at the baseof Blackcomb Mountain. Great ski-in ski-out location 25metres/yards to slope. This spacious townhome features 1,850 squarefeet on 3 levels.

The featured Whistler accommodation deal is an excellent choicefor families or small groups.

This luxury ski-in- ski-out Whistler accommodationfeatures include:

  • 3+ bedrooms, 2.5 bath
  • Comfortably hosts 6 people
  • Amenities include Private Hot tub, Vaulted Ceilings, PrivateGarage, Free Wireless
  • Close to the Blackcomb Mountain Base & Ski School

5th Night Free TextReduced Rate to $750+ tax
eserve 4 nights and receive 1 nightFREE

Check out this Whistler property on our Whistler accommodationsdeals page or get all of the details for the Whistler Pinnacle luxury homerental.

Posted on Saturday, January 29, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Whistler Accommodations | Permalink


2011 Winter PRIDE Hits Whistler

2011 Winter PRIDE Hits Whistler

Whistler knows how to celebrate and celebratediversity with the 19th annual Gay & LesbianSki/Snowboard week. WinterPRIDE Gay & Lesbian Ski Week runsfrom Sunday January 30 to  Sunday February 6, 2011 inWhistler.

The 8 Days of WinterPRIDE

Each day of WinterPRIDE offers numerous events andactivities…

WinterPRIDE Day 1 -Sunday January 30

  • 2011 Winter PRIDE welcome day in Whistler. Includes a welcomeparty and dance.

WinterPRIDE Day 2 – Monday January31

  • Day 2 includes guided ski tours, snowmobiling andmartinis.

WinterPRIDE Day 3 – Tuesday February1

  • Day 3 includes guided ski tours, dog sledding, apres, fonduesnowcat tours, dining and cowboy / cowgirl party.

WinterPRIDE Day 4 – WednesdayFebruary 2

  • Day 4 incudes guided ski tours, wilderness snowmobile tours,tubing, and a gender bender party.

WinterPRIDE Day 5 – ThursdayFebruary 3

  • Day 5 includes snowshoeing, eagle ziptrek tours, food &wine, comedy and a pool party.

WinterPRIDE Day 6 – FridayFebruary 4

  • Day 6 includes a marketing workshop, guided ski tours, brewerytour, t-dance, and some BIG events.

WinterPRIDE Day 7 – SaturdayFebruary 5

  • Day 7 includes guided ski tours, snowmobile adventure tours,cuilinary adventures and the legendary SnowBall.

WinterPRIDE Day 8 – SundayFeburary 6

  • Wind PRIDE week up with wind up brunch, wrap up party, and adetox session.

Looking for Whistler Accommodations during PRIDE Week?

Whistler Accommodation Call CentreOur in-resort travel experts are all skiersand snowboarders. We know Whistler.

Check out over 75 of the best accommodations inWhistler.

Contactus for more information or to book your Whistler PRIDEvacation. Our in-resort local travel experts are here to help!

Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Whistler Events | Permalink


Whistler Cocktails with a View

Whistler Cocktails with a View

Say “Whistler” to people of a certain age and theirmemory clocks will spin back to the days when “Cocktailsin Whistler” meant either sitting in one of the trailers thathoused the original Dusty’s at Creekside ordriving north to The Boot, a pub in the hostel at the other end oftown.

There was a time when drinking in Whistler meant hanging outinside and not talking advantage of the spectacular views. Today,Whistler offers some of the most beautiful locations in the worldfor where visitors can sit back, relax, and enjoy a top notchcocktails take in the natural surroundings.

Discover five favourite Whistler waterholes with greatviews!


Located in The Nita Lake Lodge, this waterfront hotel has abeautiful lakeside lounge. With a fireplace to add warmth to itsdark wood/leather ambience, Cure Lounge &Patio has the added foodie appeal with a menu dedicated to OldWorld charcuterie.


The dark days are over for this Whistler stalwart. Out of thetrailer and into the light, Dusty’s Bar has nowtaken advantage of its location by creating one of the sunniestpatios in Whistler.


The Longhorn

On a sunny ski day, getting a good seat on the patio is achallenge worth undertaking. Lively and convivial, The Longhorn hasgood pub grub, a wide selection of bottled and on tap beers, aswell as daily specials and a great view of Blackcomb.


The Mallard

Large, open lounge space in the Chateau Fairmont with itswindows looking onto the foot of Blackcomb Mountain with centralbar, awesome servers and a baby grand in the centre of the room, The Mallard Bar is oldschool luxury. Bonus: They will most likely have the obscure scotchyou order. Bonus: Live entertainment.

5280 Bar & Bistro

A ‘leather and oak establishment old club’ feel in Four Season’sWhistler location, 5280 Bar& Bistro married “gentleman’s club” with modern West Coastconstruction. The Four Seasons is renowned for stellar service andthis Upper Village destination lounge is no exception. EnjoyBlackcomb along with your handcrafted cocktail.

Get Connected with Whistler

Before you partake in your favourite beverage while enjoying theWhistler view why not check out Aloha’s accommoodation listings forWhistler, then contactour in-resort team for full vacation planning… includingdinner and apres reservations!

Photo Credit: Steve Rogers, Tourism Whistler

Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information | Permalink