Celebrate the Holidays in Whistler

If you're looking for the perfect place to enjoy a picturesque white Canadian Christmas, then Whistler is your spot. Experience the serene snow-covered Whistler Village in full holiday force as the entire village is lit with Christmas lights. Spending your holidays in Whistler is also a great way to stay entertained with plenty of events and activities that the whole family can appreciate.

During the holidays, between Christmas to New Year's, there are lots of significant events for people of all ages from the weekly Fire & Ice Show to the annual Whistler Holiday Experience.

If you're spending any time in Whistler during the winter, the obvious choice of activity is skiing or snowboarding. Take advantage of your trip to the mountains by hitting the slopes every day while you're here. Spend your holidays traversing the many runs and trails of Whistler Blackcomb or enjoy one of the many other family activities like tubing, snowmobiling, or ice skating!

Whistler Village Christmas

Family Après

No matter how you spend your day on Whistler Blackcomb the best way to celebrate a great day is après. The whole family can enjoy a well-deserved refreshment and some fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza with Family Après. Each week, parents can relax and mingle with a warm beverage while children participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and live entertainment.

Fire & Ice Show

Whistler's legendary Fire & Ice Show happens every Sunday night during winter. Starting in December, you can see a spectacular display of ski and snowboard skills in Skier's Plaza. Some of Whistler's best skiers and boarders flip through blazing fire rings for a fantastic evening of free live entertainment. This family-friendly activity is perfect for a fun night out in the village.

Whistler Holiday Experience

Whistler Holiday Experience

The ultimate event for children and their parents is back in Whistler for another excellent holiday season. The Whistler Holiday Experience offers kids a variety of fun, indoor activities and entertainment at the Whistler Conference Centre. Operating from December 22nd to January 6th, Children can play mini putt, table games, and video games as well as jump on bouncy castles, make crafts and more, all for free! Parents can relax in the lounge area and enjoy coffee or hot chocolate while their children play.

Go Bar Hopping on New Years Eve

Celebrate the coming of 2019 with Whistler's biggest party this New Year's Eve. Visit four of the most iconic venues in Whistler, guided by locals, as part of the NYE Whistler Bar Hop. Start the new year off with a bang, five free drinks, pizza, express entry, giveaways, and professional party hosts.

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Posted: Thursday, November 01, 2018

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