Celebrate the Holidays in Whistler! Whistler isan amazing place to spend this special time of year. Inaddition to world class skiing and riding, Whistler has lots ofevents and festive activities happening.
Aloha Whistler has put together a list of must doWhistler activities that the entire family willenjoy. Many of these Whistler events are free!
Outdoor Ice Skating at the Whistler Olympic Plaza
The Whistler Olympic Plaza located across from theMarketplace will be transformed into an outdoor skating rink forthe winter. Use of the rink is free. Skaterentals are available for $5 from 11 am to 2pm and 6 pm to 9pm. The rink will be open daily from mid December from 11amto 9pm. Please note that the skating rink may close forspecial events.
Coca Cola Tube Park Whistler
The tube park is located at Base II on BlackcombMountain. Tubing is a fun activity for everyone and noexperience is required! The tube park is open daily fromDecember 17 to April 22 from 12pm to 8pm (11 am on weekends). There is a mini zone with mini tube for the younger children.
Whistler Holiday Experience
The Whistler Holiday Experienceis a free indoor activity fun zone located at the WhistlerConference Centre. It is open daily from December 16 toJanuary 2 (closed Dec 25 and 31). Santa will be making aspecial experience on December 17 and 18. This is a greatplace for the kids to hang out during the holidays. They willlove the bouncy castle, mini putt course, arts and crafts, videogames and much more! Parents can relax in the lounge areawith a hot drink.
First Night Whistler
First Night Whistler is alegendary New Years Eve celebration. This is a familyfriendly evening of entertainment and celebration that includesstreet entertainment, live music, local arts and family-friendlyactivities at indoor and outdoor venues throughout WhistlerVillage. There will be of course fireworks to ring in NewYear. This is an alcohol free evening. Tickets can bepurchased in advance at the Whistler Visitors Centre.
Whistler Sliding Centre
Visit the venue of the bobsleigh, luge and skeletoncompetitions of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. TheWhistler Sliding Centre is located at Base II on BlackcombMountain. You can now experience the thrill of theseincredible sports through the public sliding program for Skeletonand Bobsleigh. For more information and to book the thrill ofa lifetime, visit the Whistler Sliding Centre.
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre has been voted oneof the top Whistler attractions. The centre is dedicatedto the history and culture of local First Nations. The centrefeatures a museum, exhibits, a gift shop, cafe, gallery and atheatre showcasing a 15 minute film. The Squamish Lil’watCultural Centre will be hosting the WinterGathering on December 29th.
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CommentsDecember 16, 2011
Whistler Blackcomb has recently announced that WhistlerMountain will be opening this Friday November18th! Opening day has come 6 days early! Blackcomb Mountain will be opening on November 24th.
This is exciting news for all skiers and boarders whoare anticipating the start of the season. Whistlerand Blackcomb Mountains have received more snow over theweekend. The forecast is calling for another storm cycle tohit the mountains on Wednesday. This will bring a predicted35 cms of white gold to the mountains before opening onFriday! The early season ski conditions are going to bephenomenal!
In addition to all the snow that Ullr has beenbringing, the Whistler/Blackcomb snowmaking departmenthave been very busy. The snowmaking team has turned over 50million gallons of water into snow so far this season.
Whistler Mountain will open at 8:30am and close at3pm. You can upload from the Creekside Gondola andthe Whistler Village Gondola. Lifts opening will be EmeraldExpress, Big Red Express, and Franz’s Chair.
ARE you looking for whistler accommodation for openingday?
CommentsNovember 14, 2011
Whistler Blackcomb will be opening for skiing and ridingon November 24th. Snow has been fallingon the tops of the mountains over the last few days. Skiseason is not far away now!
Aloha Whistler is pleased to announce early bookingspecials for the upcoming winter. These great dealsare available for reservations made by November15th. So book early and save for your nextWhistler ski vacation.
Bring the entire family to Whistler this year! Kids 12 years and under ski FREE and rent FREEwith the purchase of an adult lift ticket and/or adult rentalequipment of equal duration. The start date must be the sameon the adults and the child’s lift ticket or rental voucher. There are no blackout dates for this offer.
There are also incredible savings on lift tickets if you book byNovember 15th. Save up to 50% or ski foras little as $41 per day! You can view more details aboutthese deals on our lift ticket package page. Let AlohaWhistler plan your accommodation and lift ticket package and youcan save with this incredible early booking offer.
Aloha Whistler only offers Whistler’s BESTaccommodation! We have accommodations in a variety oflocations including slope side, ski-in ski-out, in Whistler Villageor Whistler Creekside. Whether you are a small family orlarge group we can accommodate your needs from a 2 bedroom condo upto a 7 bedroom luxury home that can sleep 18 guests! View our Whistler accommodations in moredetail.
Aloha Whistler can help you arrange your perfect winterWhistler vacation package. We can arrange everythingyou need from staying in one of our ski-in, ski-out condos orluxury homes, arranging your lift tickets, rental equipment,lessons and transportation needs. We can also arrangeactivities, restaurant reservations, catering services, grocerydelivery, childcare and spa reservations. We have been organisingWhistler holidays for 31 years now! Our in-resorttravel experts are all skiers or snowboarders and willhelp you plan every detail of your vacation.
Are you ready to book your ski vacation and save?
CommentsSeptember 27, 2011
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CommentsAugust 30, 2011
Aloha Whistler Accommodation celebrates its29th year by launching a new website, slogan and logo.
Aloha to Whistler Accommodations
“Aloha Whistler is all about feeling welcome. Welcome toWhistler. Welcome to your Whistler vacation partner. That’s whatwe’re all about” notes Gord Huxtable, Aloha Whistler VP ofOperations. “Our new website has been developed to provide moreinformation and resources to provide that welcome you to ourservices…. great slopeside accommodations inWhistler, vacation packages and property management.”
New Website, New Logo, New Slogan
“We developed a new logo and a new website address that we feelmore accurately reflects the new direction of Aloha. Our new slogan’Select Mountainside Home’ says it all. We offer great mountainside accommodations coupled with the insider knowledge to help ourguests have a great Whistler experience.” adds Huxtable.
Locally & Lovingly Crafted
The majority of the site’s photos were supplied by Steve Rogers, a prominentlocal photographer. Custom FitOnline Solutions, a Whistler web design and developmentcompany, created the logo and website utilizing a contentmanagement system with integrated blog, weather feeds, eventscalendar, photo / video galleries and more.
Your Feedback is Welcome
“We welcome regarding our new website. We’re committed tocontinually upgrade and improve our site with feedback from ourguests and partners. Feel free to use our comments form below, contact form, Twitter or Facebook to reach out tous” adds Huxtable.