WSSF 2017 "Party in April, Sleep in May"

Date:    Friday, April 14, 2017
Time:    Various Start Times
Where:  Throughout Whistler

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The legendary World Ski and Snowboard Festival returns this April 7 - 16, 2017. The event combines world class ski/snowboard contests, free concerts, photo and video exhibitions, arts shows and more into a 10 day smorgasbord on the senses.

Ride everyday then head down the hill for an array of evening events and late night parties. Live by the WSSF motto "Party in April, Sleep in May". This year's festival features local favourites like the FIDO Free Concert Series, State of the Art, Multiplicity, Olympus Photo and Filmmaker Showdown, Silent Disco and the Big Air Finals.

WSSF Day 2 Schedule

Twisted Tea Slush Cup

Where: Glacier Creek Lodge, Blackcomb Mountain | Time: 11:30 AM - 2 PM

 Are you man or woman enough to brave the slush pond? Dress up in your fanciest duds and cruise along the slush lake in front of a packed crowd.

State of the Art

Where: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: Daily 12 PM - 6 PM (Open late for ticket holders)

Free art show featuring works from local artists highlighting big mountain lifestyle.

2nd Cuts of Filmmaker Screening

Where: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: 12 PM - 3 PM

The 2nd Cut features the best films from the 72 HR Filmmaker Showdown including the winning film in its entirety.

Fido Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Skiers Plaza | Time: TBA

Free outdoor concert series featuring world class musical entertainment. (Schedule to be released soon)


Where: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: Doors 8 PM / Show 9 PM

This cool contest involves local ski/board crews racing around Whistler capturing, editing and presenting a 5-7 minute film! Footage must be shot over 7 days, it must be shot within 100 KM of Whistler and must contain 30 seconds of park footage and 30 seconds of WB in-bound terrain. Teams will battle it out for the title of Best in Show and a prize pool of $10,000. 

Silent Disco

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) | Time: 9 PM till late

Attend three parties for the price of one during the Silent Disco! Upon entry each person will be provided with a pair of headphone, choose from three DJs playing on three different channels. Don't like the song, mix it up!

Kokanee Freeride Club Series

Where: TBA | Time: TBA

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