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Doors Open Directory – Your Whistler Summer 2020 Guide

Whistler businesses are reopening in alignment with BC’s Restart Plan and the Resort Municipality of Whistler’s guidelines for a safe restart. While the advisory against non-essential, personal travel remains in effect, we are hopeful that BC will transition to Phase 3 in June, which means we will be ready to welcome BC residents soon. In […]

Whistler Staycation – Stay 28 nights or longer and SAVE UP TO 45%!

CURRENTLY WORKING FROM HOME & JUGGLING CHILDREN? WHY NOT WORK AND PLAY IN WHISTLER? Now you have the chance! At Aloha Whistler Accommodations, we are offering exclusive fortnightly & monthly discounts for your Summer Staycation. Work from a fully equipped, self-contained property while being surrounded by nature. Offer applicable for BC residents only! All our homes […]

Whistler Local Businesses opening, as we transition to Phase 2 of The BC Restart Plan – May 22, 2020

As we enter Phase 2 of the BC Restart Plan, we can see our local community showing signs coming back to life! However, even as our local businesses and parks start to reopen with their new safety measures, the travel advisory for non-essential travel is still applicable. Many BC parks and recreational sites have re-opened […]

Aloha Whistler COVID Policies and Practices

54 Hours between guests.  After a guest leaves a home, we are waiting over 48 hours prior to our housekeeping teams entering. Rest assured, they  are taking the necessary procedures to clean your vacation home.  Mountain views, forest trails and Lakeside Meadows…. all more desirable than ever following a time when travel and outdoor pleasures […]

“We are here if you need us – but you don’t have to see us”! – May 7th 2020

Aloha Whistler have always offered a full concierge service and will continue to do so. We are as keen as ever to share our wealth of local knowledge to ensure you can get the best from your visit – we can also point you towards some of the hidden local gems. With all guest communication […]

Free Concert: Colin James & Gonch Messiah

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2011
Time: 7 p.m. Gonch Messiah 8:15 p.m. Colin James
Location: Olympic Plaza – Whistler Village

Whistler PresentsWhistler Presents is a FREE outdoor concert seriesat the new Olympic Plaza. Colin James is the featured actwith Gonch Messiah opening the evening’s musical entertainment.

Colin James

ColinJames

Colin James rocks the blues like no other Canadianartist. His musical roots hint of Praries beginnings withsome jazz, a lot of rock, folk and even a dash of punk. Colin(image right) has studied the greats including Ry Cooder, OtishRush, Albert King, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy and the incredible SteveRay Vaughn… just to name a few.

Some of his most popular hits includes “Voodoo Thing” and “FiveLong Years” and he’ll be rockin’ out these and a lot more includingtunes from his most recent release “National Steel” at the WhistlerPresents concert on Saturday August 13.

Gonch Messiah

Gonch Messiah are billed as one of Vancouver’s premierFUNK bands. Think funky rythm guitar, congas, horns andmaybe a little hacky sack and tiedye t-shirts thrown in. Lookingfor fun? Gonch Messiah put the fun in FUNK!

Need More Info or Accommodations?

View a full schedule of August 2011 ‘WhistlerPresents’ concerts.

Aloha Whistler has been connecting visitors to Whistlerwith great info, resources, activities and accommodations since1979. Please check out our accommodations in Whistleror contact our friendlyin-resort long-time local travel experts if you need any help.No hassles, no obligations. Just friendly knowledge people at yourservice!

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Free Concert: Tom Cochrane & The Hairfarmers

Date: Friday, August 12, 2011
Time: 7 p.m. Hairfarmers 8:15 p.m. Tom Cochrane & Red Rider
Location: Olympic Plaza – Whistler Village

Whistler Presents TWhistler Presents is a FREE outdoor concertseries at the new Olympic Plaza. Tom Cochrane with RedRider are the featured act with The Hairfarmers as the openingact.

Tom Cochrane

TomCochrane with Red Rider

Singer, songwriter, award winner, producer, activitstand Canadian Icon Tom Cochrane (image right) is known forhis music and beyond. Tom’s hits include “Life Is a Highway”,”Lunatic Fringe”, “Human Race” and “I Wish You Well”. Tom will beplaying Whistler with Red Rider, his long-time band.

The Hairfarmers

Whistler’s own The Hairfarmers will be theopening act starting at 7 p.m. The Hairfarmers are a long-timelocal favourite well know for their numerous performances at thelegendary Dusty’s Bar & Grill.

Need More Info or Accommodations?

View a full schedule of August 2011 ‘WhistlerPresents’ concerts.

Aloha Whistler has been connecting visitors to Whistlerwith great info, resources, activities and accommodations since1979. Please check out our accommodations in Whistleror contact our friendlyin-resort long-time local travel experts if you need any help.No hassles, no obligations. Just friendly knowledge people at yourservice!

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2011 | Permalink

RBC GranFondo Whistler Bike Ride

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Time: 7 am
Location: Vancouver to Whistler

GranFondoTheRBC GranFondo Whistler Bike Ride starts at 7am in DowntownVancouver at the corner of Georgia Street and BurrardStreet.

Riders make the epic journey through the Stanley Park Causeway,over the Lions Gate Bridge and up Taylor Way to get onto the upperlevels Trans Canada Highway.

Once there, they follow the stunning Sea to Sky Highway passHowe Sound, Britannia Beach, Squamish, through the Cheakamus Canyonbefore ending in beautiful Whistler.

GranFondo

The Sea to Sky Highway isknown to be one of the most beautiful highways in the world. The Granfondo sees a large number of cyclists and a variety ofskill levels – everyone from the competitive cyclist to theamateur.  This is not a competitive race but top finishers areoften recognized.

Looking for Accommodations During this Event?

Whistler Accommodation Call CentreIf you’re looking for lodging options for thisyear’s GranFondo, it’s time to book now. We have anumber of condos, homes and townhomes available, but they go fastwhen this event comes to Whistler.

Don’t hesitate to book early and secure your GranFondoaccommodation reservations today!

Photo: Chad Chomlack

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Kuba Oms and Evening film Screening

Date: Friday, September 09, 2011
Time: 6.30 pm
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Whistler PresentsIf you are a participantor spectator for the GranFondo bike event on Saturday, stay theweekend in Whistler as there is a lot happening. As partof the summer concert series Whistler Presents will be hosting anumber of free performances over the weekend.

The Victoria’s native Kuba Oms will be performing onFriday evening, starting at 6:30 p.m at theWhistler Olympic Plaza. He is known for his electro funktunes.  His music is often likened to a cross betweenJamiroquai, Paolo Nutini, David Gray, Ben Harper and Al Green.

After the performance by Kuba Oms there will be anevening film screening of a classic film called BreakingAway. This classic comedy from 1979 was an Academy Awardwinner.  Enjoy the evening as you get to watch a movie in theoutdoors and see the sun set behind Whistler and BlackcombMountain. Bring warm clothes and snuggle up under a blanket towatch this movie about four friends who come to terms with lifeafter high school.  The film is centered on top-notch cyclistDave (Dennis Christopher) who learns that the world’s bicyclingchampions are always Italian and he attempts to turn himself intoan Italian!

Need Whistler accommodation for the Granfondo weekend?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Check out Aloha’s complete listing of accommodations inWhistlerContact our in-resort localexperts for more information about the GranFondo weekend.

Posted on Friday, September 09, 2011 | Permalink

Whistler Fire and Ice Show

Date: Sunday, January 22, 2012
Time: 6.30pm
Location: Skiers Plaza

Fire and Ice Show 2The Fire and Show is a free event that happensevery Sunday evening during the winter season.

Don’t miss this incredible show featuring fire spinners, proskiers and snowboarders jumping through a burning ring of fire andfireworks.

All the family will love this performance that takesplace at the base of Whistler Mountain at the Skiers Plaza at6.30pm.

Do you need a whistler condo for your ski vacation?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

View our great selection of Whistler luxuryhomescondos,and townhomesall with great locations.

Contactour friendly staff that can help you set up the perfect Whistlerski package.

Posted on Sunday, January 22, 2012 | Permalink