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Book early & save. plus Kids ski & rent for Free!

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 …Read More

Consumer Protection BC Contest

Share your best summer travel photo for a chance to win1 of 3 prize packs including a Canon HD Rebel T3! Second prize is aSamsung digital camera and third prize is a Toshiba portable DVDplayer.Aloha Whistler is a member of the Consumer ProtectionAgency BC. Consumer ProtectionBC (CPBC) promotes a fair marketplace for BC consumers andbusinesses. [License Number: 52170]CPBC was established in 2004 as a not-for-profit corporation tostrengthen consumer protection in BC. They operate using a costrecovery model and are the only organization of its kind inCanada.We are pleased to announce that Consumer Protection BChave just launched a travel-themed contest on their Facebook …Read More

RBC GranFondo Whistler Weekend

The second RBC GranFondo Whistler will be taking placeon Saturday September 10th. This epic 122 kmbike ride from Vancouver to Whistler will bring more than 7,000riders plus their families and fans to Whistler and the area.This is going to be an incredible weekend in Whistlerwith lots happening, including a free performance by54-40! As part of the Whistler Presents summer concertseries there will be free concerts and entertainment at theWhistler Olympic Plaza to celebrate the GranFondo weekend!Friday evening live music and outdoormovieOn Friday September 9th at 6.30pm head overto the Whistler Olympic Plaza to see the electro funk tunes ofVictoria’s Kuba …Read More

Cornucopia

Cornucopia is Whistler’sCelebration of Wine and Food. This incredible event takesplace over the November long weekend from the 10th to13th.  Over the four days you can take part in anumber of events, including seminars hosted by renowned industryprofessionals.  This is the perfect opportunity to combineyour passion for incredible wines with an interactive andinformative tasting environment.  As well as the great line upof seminars you can experience gala tasting events, winemaker’sdinners and famous after-parties.  Cornucopia is nowrecognised as the “West Coast’s premier resort-based epicureanextravaganza”.The CRUSH Gala Tasting held on the Friday and Saturdayevening at the Whistler Conference Centre is the flagship …Read More

Jazz on the Mountain at Whistler

A new festival is coming to Whistler over the Labour Daylong weekend from September2nd to4th.The Jazz on the Mountain festival is a weekend filled withconcerts by top international and Canadian jazz artists, freeconcerts around Whistler Village, a street festival with children’sentertainment and family fun and a master class series for selectedstudents.Outdoor concerts at Whistler Olympic PlazaDaily outdoor ticketed concerts will be at the WhistlerOlympic Plaza. Jazz on the Mountain will feature jazzgreats including Kevin Eubanks Quartet, Stanley Jordan Trio, OliverJones Trio, The New Gary Burton Quartet, Spyro Gyra, TheRippingtons and more!The Whistler Olympic Plaza will play host to theinaugural Jazz on …Read More

Whistler Crankworx Begins July 15

Crankworx has pushed the boundaries of freeridingfurther than any other festival out there.One of the highlights of the festival is the Red BullJoyride on Saturday July 23rd which combineselements of slopestyle, dirt jump and North Shore mountainbiking.  Over 20,000 spectators are expected to watch the RedBull Joyride in Whistler Village, evidence that the Crankworxfestival is huge and getting more popular each year.There are many events taking place over the duration of theKokanee Crankworx festival showcasing the sports many differentangles including freeride, trick and slopestyle events, races ofall descriptions, trial riding and even pump track racing.Don’t miss the Canadian Cheese RollingFestival!The …Read More

Whistler Farmers Market

The Whistler Farmers Market is one of the highlights ofthe summer in Whistler.Featuring fresh local produce from the Pemberton Valley andbeyond.  Stock up on local strawberries, raspberries,blueberries, Pemberton potatoes, greens and beets to name a few! Aswell as amazing produce the Whistler Farmers Market  featuresan array of artisan foods, home baked goods, fresh bread,jewellery, textiles, pottery, woodworks, bath & body productsand art work.Every Sunday from 11am to 4pm allthrough the summer until October 10th.The market located in the UpperVillage, outside the Fairmont Chateau Whistler at the baseof Blackcomb Mountain.New this summer, the Farmers Market will also be open onWednesday evenings …Read More

New AlohaWhistler.com Website

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 …Read More

FIBT World Cup at Whistler Sliding Centre

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 ToursTake a self guided tour of one of Whistler’s premier Olympicskeleton, luge and bobsleigh …Read More

How To Get Around Whistler Without A Car

There are huge savings to be had during your Whistler dreamvacation and opportunities to meet some great people are guaranteedalong the way. For instance, Whistler Village offers a free bus service,operated by the resort transit system. This free Whistler Village shuttle, provides transportation from your Whistler Village accommodation to the ski lifts every 10-12minutes during the days and evenings. Meet people from all over the world as you travel to and from the slopes, exchanging stories and making friends and memories along the way. Although guests can’t ski down to the Marketplace, if you get to know your way around …Read More

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