6 Fun Events In Whistler This August

Summertime in Whistler is always full of fun activities and events for everybody to enjoy. With the summer heat in full force, this August in Whistler will be no different. From Crankworx and Red Bull 400 to BBQ Championships and free concerts, Whistler in August is jam packed with events for the whole family.

It's been a beautiful summer here in Whistler so far and it's only getting better. There's so much going on that it'll be hard for you to choose!

Whistler Free Concert Series

Whistler Presents Free Concert Series

August 3 - September 9, 2017

Whistler Presents is back for it's 7th season of free concerts! This year the free concert series is diverse as ever providing audiences with indie, soul, electro, funk, reggae, rock, and much more. These free live outdoor concerts will be happening throughout August and September on select weekends. August Long Weekend marks the start of the free concert series which you can go see at the Whistler Olympic Plaza.

You can check out Tourism Whistler for the lineup of performers set to play this summer.

Whistler Wanderlust Festival

Wanderlust Whistler

August 3 - 6, 2017

Experience Whistler with the Wanderlust Festival this August! Take part in yoga and meditation with like-minded people and renowned teachers. There will be a vast array of styles for you to experience taught by leading yoga teachers. Enjoy speakers, musical acts, chefs, and performers on this blissful weekend in Whistler. Have a great time in Whistler without all the action sports! Hike and run outside to witness Whistler's beautiful flora and fauna and get back in touch with nature

More information about the fest can be found on the official Whistler Wanderlust Festival website!

Whistler National BBQ Championships

Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships

August 4 - 6, 2017

It's finally BBQ season in Whistler! If you're a fan of beautifully grilled meat then you'll want to be in Whistler Creekside this August 4th to 6th. Enjoy three full days of mouth-watering smells and tastes as you try some of the most delicious BBQ you'll ever eat at the Canadian National BBQ Championships. Come be apart of the backyard fun by coming out to Dusty's Bar & Grill where you can lounge, drink, and eat as teams compete to be grill masters. You won't want to miss out on this local favourite!

Visit the official Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships to enter or find out more information.

Whistler Red Bull 400

Red Bull 400

August 5th, 2017

Once again the Red Bull 400 endurance race will take place at the Whistler Olympic Park in Callaghan Valley. Endurance athletes and competitors come from far and wide to be a part of the Red Bull 400. Now in it's 3rd year in Whistler, it's only grown in popularity among people.

Challenge your endurance as you race up a ski jump with 400m of vertical elevation gain. Participants will test their physical abilities as they make their way up a 37 degree incline in what has been called the steepest 400m race in the world.

Do you want to be part of Red Bull 400 this year? Go to the official Red Bull 400 Whistler website for all the information you need.

Whistler Crankworx

Crankworx Mountain Bike Festival

August 11 - 20, 2017

Crankworx has become a staple Whistler summer event and it's returning to the village this August 11th! Come out to celebrate mountain biking and it's culture with some of the best bikers from all around the world. Experience Whistler's fantastic mountain bike trails, participate in slopestyle competitions, bring the kids to join in on Kidsworx, or just sit back and watch the action from a patio.

Every day of Crankworx is chalked full of activities for all ages to enjoy. Races, demonstrations, and a village full of fun. Come out and enjoy Whistler Crankworx 2017! You'll find the full schedule and more at the official Whistler Crankworx website.

Whistler 5 Peaks Race

5 Peaks Trail Running Series

August 26, 2017

Compete for prizes and points as you run through some of British Columbia's most beautiful terrain. Enjoy the scenic alpine landscapes while running on Blackcomb Mountain for the 5 Peaks Trail Running Series. Open to beginners and experts, competitors will awarded based on age categories. For way more info about the race you can visit the 5 Peaks Trail Running Series website.

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Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane & Justa Jeskova

Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

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