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Resort Municipality of Whistler

RMOW

The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.

Whistler is a year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was the site of the Alpine, Nordic, and Sliding events for the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.

Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is Whistler’s local government led by an elected council and administered by an executive team and staff on behalf of residents and two million annual visitors.

Whistler has a range of accommodations totaling 3,200 hotel rooms, and more than 5,000 other tourist accommodation units including condos, townhomes and chalets. Whistler offers a wide selection of restaurants & bars, spas and boutiques

Winter activities are highlighted by world-renowned skiing and snowboarding. Whistler Blackcomb Mountains feature 3,307 hectares (8,171 acres) of terrain and receive an average of 470 Inches/1192 Centimeters (39.1 feet) of snow annually.

Summer activities
such as golf, hiking, rock climbing, and watersports make the Resort a year-round outdoor recreation paradise.

Whistler Events Blog Posts

Showing 21 through 30 of 51 posts in the Whistler Events category

A Taste of What’s to come.

Whistler’s opening soon, but Leanne Pelosi, Sean Pettit and Mike Douglas got a chance to jump (read: Helicopter) up the mountain for a preview of what’s to come. Check out the video!

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The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 16 – Tube Park

Counting down 16 awesome activities for you and the family to do this winter.
#16: Tube Park

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Whistler Film Fest!

75 films. 5 days. Tons of celebrities.
Sounds like a recipe for awesome!

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Save your money, bring the kids!

Less than a month left to take advantage of GREAT(!!!) savings!
Kids ski and rent FREE. Free, you know, like Zip, Zilch, Zero, Gratis, Free-ninety-nine.
However you want to say it, you can only get it by booking early

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Whistler Blackcomb is #1

According to over 20,000 readers of SKI Magazine, Whistler Blackcomb has been ranked No. 1 Overall Ski Resort in North America in the 26th annual survey. It’s time for you to find out why!

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Rain in the Village, means snow in the Alpine

October weather has been finicky! Fortunately Ullr is here to save the day (and year?)

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Whistler and Ironman. Not the Tony Stark kind!

If a Triathlon is child’s play for you, come take a stab at it IN the mountains and glacier fed lakes of our backyard.
It’s official, Ironman Canada is coming to Whistler!

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Turkeys and Wine. Lots of Wine!

Now that Thanksgiving is over and the legendary Turkey Sale is done, what’s next??
Oh yes, Wine! And lots of it!

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Showing 21 through 30 of 51 posts in the Whistler Events category

Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival Day 4

Date: Monday, April 16, 2012
Time: All Day
Location: Various Venues in Whistler

Telus World Ski and Snowboard FestivalVisit Whistler this comingApril for some great spring skiing and riding and of course toenjoy the legendary Telus World Ski and SnowboardFestival.

The festival takes place over 10 days from April 13thto the 22nd.  This festival celebrates everythingabout mountain culture including sport and the arts. Watch freeevents including the outdoor live music concert series at the baseof Whistler Mountain each day.

Monday April 16 WSSF Events

Day

  • The Shred Snow presented by Monster Energy:
    Invitational TTR World Snowboard Tour event

Anytime

  • Skiing & Riding on Whistler Blackcomb
  • Chevrolet Zone: Free Live DJ acts in the Village
  • State of the Art: Visual Arts Series

Apres

  • Free Concert Series in Whistler Skiers’ Plaza:
    Moon Run @ 6 p.m., Tea Leaf Green @ 9:45 p.m.

After Dark

  • Pecha Kucha
  • Kokanee Freeride Club Series:
    Mark Farina World Tour at The Longhorn
    Tea Leaf Green / Half Moon Run at GLC

NOTE: Event schedule is subject to change.

View more information about TelusWorld Ski & Snowboard Festival

Do you need Whistler Accommodation for the telus world ski and snowboard festival?

Whistler Accommodation Call CentreAloha Whistler offers accommodations in Whistler and Creekside for a convenient location near the various event venues. Contact our in-resort travel experts for more information.

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 | Permalink

Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival Day 2

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2012
Time: All Day
Location: Various Venues in Whistler

Telus World Ski and Snowboard FestivalVisit Whistler this comingApril for some great spring skiing and riding and of course toenjoy the legendary Telus World Ski and SnowboardFestival.

The festival takes place over 10 days from April 13thto the 22nd.  This festival celebrates everythingabout mountain culture including sport and the arts. Watch freeevents including the outdoor live music concert series at the baseof Whistler Mountain each day.

Saturday April 14 WSSF Events

Day

  • The Shred Snow presented by Monster Energy: Big HipInvitational

Anytime

  • Skiing & Riding on Whistler Blackcomb
  • Chevrolet Zone: Free Live DJ acts in the Village
  • State of the Art: Visual Arts Series

Apres

  • Mascot Mayhem in the Village
  • Kokanee Apres Series (3:30 to 6:30 p.m.) at Dusty’s: TheHairfarmers
  • Free Concert Series in Whistler Skiers’ Plaza:
    Swollen Members @ 6 p.m., Trouble Andrew @ 9:45 p.m.

After Dark

  • The Shred Snow presented by Monster Energy: Big HipInvitational

NOTE: Event schedule is subject to change.

View more information about TelusWorld Ski & Snowboard Festival

Do you need Whistler Accommodation for the telus world ski and snowboard festival?

Whistler Accommodation Call CentreAloha Whistler offers accommodations in Whistler and Creekside for a convenient location near the various event venues. Contact our in-resort travel experts for more information.

Posted on Saturday, April 14, 2012 | Permalink

Whistler Great Outdoors Festival

Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Time: 8:00am
Location: Whistler Village

2017 GO Fest Schedule

GO Fest is all about Whistler’s great outdoors, from the physical activities and adventures that get you out and about, to movies that will inspire you to keep on exploring and arts and culture events that blend time in nature with creativity. Check out the selection of events happening at the 2017 Festival below:

Sport

We’re getting ready to put our lakes, parks and slopes to good use with everything from beach volley ball to tennis, sailing, cycling, paddling, running, yoga and more.

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Clinics

Pick up a new skill or freshen up an old one after winter with a clinic – think sailing, tennis, and cycling. Oh, and there’s a dog training course with Fido, too.

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Arts and Culture

It’s not just about exploring the outdoors- it’s about expanding your mental horizons, too. Sculpt a bear, take dinner and a show, watch an inspiring adventure film or learn more about Whistler’s mountain biking history and heritage.

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Music

From music on the patios to free live concerts, tunes will be in abundance at the festival.

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Village & Valley

The pedestrian-friendly Village Stroll is the perfect place to hang out and catch a couple of events, with free street entertainment daily, markets, car rallies and more. Get closer to nature with valley activities including paddling the River of Golden Dreams and trail running.

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Daily Schedules

Check out what’s on across the festival day by day, and start planning your weekend now.

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Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 | Permalink

Resort Information Blog Posts

Showing 21 through 30 of 74 posts in the Resort Information category

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 10 – Ziptrek Eco Tours

On the 10th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me….an exhilarating thrill zipping between two mountains??

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The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 11 – Cross Country Skiing

On the 11th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me…..laps around Lost Lake and the Callaghan??

If skiing steep and deep isn’t your thing, then the Whistler and Callaghan Valley can offer you some top notch cross country skiing!

read more

A Taste of What’s to come.

Whistler’s opening soon, but Leanne Pelosi, Sean Pettit and Mike Douglas got a chance to jump (read: Helicopter) up the mountain for a preview of what’s to come. Check out the video!

read more

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 16 – Tube Park

Counting down 16 awesome activities for you and the family to do this winter.
#16: Tube Park

read more

Be the Early Bird. Get the best worm!

The mountain is almost open. But that also means the Early Bird deals are almost done.
Might be time to take advantage of that!

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Whistler Film Fest!

75 films. 5 days. Tons of celebrities.
Sounds like a recipe for awesome!

read more

No. 1 again. And again. And again!

It seems like all Whistler Blackcomb does is win awards and best-of’s.
More and more on the way!

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Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival Day 10

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012
Time: TBA
Location: Various Venues in Whistler

Telus World Ski and Snowboard FestivalThis is the last day of the17th annual Telus world Ski and SnowboardFestival.  This is the largest winter sports andmusic festival in North America.  The festival attracts thebest skiers and snowboarders worldwide who compete in competitionincluding the Big Air and Superpipe.  There will also beCanada’s largest free annual outdoor concert series and otherevents including a fashion show, dance competition and filmmakershowdown.

Daily event details to be announced.

View more information about TelusWorld Ski and Snowboard Festival

Do you need Whistler Accommodation for the telus world ski andsnowboard festival?

Whistler Accommodation Call CentreAloha Whistler offers accommodations in Whistlerand Creekside for aconvenient location near the various event venues. Contact our in-resort travel expertsfor more information.

Posted on Sunday, April 22, 2012 | Permalink

Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival Day 7

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Time: TBA
Location: Various Venues in Whistler

Telus World Ski and Snowboard FestivalApril 2012 sees the 17thannual Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival. This is thelargest winter sports and music festival in North America andattracts the best skiers and snowboarders worldwide.  Watch these pro athletes compete in events such as the Superpipe,Slopestyle and Big air.  The festival also has Canada’slargest free annual outdoor concert series which takes place dailyat the base of Whistler Mountain.

Daily event details to be announced.

View more information about TelusWorld Ski and Snowboard Festival

Do you need Whistler Accommodation for the telus world ski andsnowboard festival?

Whistler Accommodation Call CentreAloha Whistler offers accommodations in Whistlerand Creekside for aconvenient location near the various event venues. Contact our in-resort travel expertsfor more information.

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2012 | Permalink

November 2012 Blog Posts

Showing 11 through 20 of 26 posts

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 6 – Fresh Tracks

On the 6th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me….an early morning, food and fresh snow!

Early access up the lifts, a buffet fit for a powder hungry crowd, and the chance to be the first ones to lay tracks all over Whistler. And Bacon. A whole lot of Bacon.

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The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 7 – Heli Sight Seeing tours

On the 7th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me….a helicopter, and sense of adventure!

Leave the skis at home and hop on a flight to map out your next Whistler Adventure

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The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 8 – Dog Sledding

On the 8th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me….a truly Canadian experience!

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The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 9 – Bungee Jumping

On the 9th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me….a rubber band, and 160 foot drop??

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The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 10 – Ziptrek Eco Tours

On the 10th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me….an exhilarating thrill zipping between two mountains??

read more

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 11 – Cross Country Skiing

On the 11th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me…..laps around Lost Lake and the Callaghan??

If skiing steep and deep isn’t your thing, then the Whistler and Callaghan Valley can offer you some top notch cross country skiing!

read more

The 16 days of Opening Day (almost better than Christmas): Day 12 – Backcountry Adventures

On the 12th day of Opening day, my true love gave to me…..untouched goodies and a hike to get there??

Whistler Blackcomb Backcountry is begging to be played in.

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A Taste of What’s to come.

Whistler’s opening soon, but Leanne Pelosi, Sean Pettit and Mike Douglas got a chance to jump (read: Helicopter) up the mountain for a preview of what’s to come. Check out the video!

read more

Showing 11 through 20 of 26 posts