Get Ready for Another Busy Summer in Whistler

Summer Events in Whistler

Whistler may be world-renowned for its Winter, but Summer is quickly giving it a run for its money. Once the snow starts to melt the village comes alive with great events and outdoor activities for all ages.

Check out some of the Whistler signature Summer events below:

GO Fest - Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival

May 17 – 20, 2019

Celebrate the Great Outdoors at Whistler’s GO Fest in May. Taking place on the Victoria Day Long Weekend, GO Fest is four days filled with events, activities, warm weather, and so much more. You can learn more about Whistler GO Fest on the official website!

Bici Gusti Gourmet Ride

May 17 - 19, 2019

Another Victoria Day Long Weekend event happening in Whistler is the Bici Gusti Gourmet Ride. Cycle through Whistler and Callaghan Valleys and enjoy spectacular views and gourmet local food along the way. The event is limited to only 70 riders so make sure you sign-up early!

ThinkBike Whistler

June 7 – 9, 2019

Whistler loves mountain biking! And what better way to spread the love than ThinkBike. You can test ride the newest bikes in the industry on Whistler’s world-famous trails and terrain. Novice or professional, ThinkBike Whistler is the perfect place to dip your toes in the water of West Coast riding. Toted as the ‘ultimate Whistler vacation on wheels’, the weekend is bustling with bikes, guides, bike park passes, and social events. If you love mountain biking this is a can’t miss!

Tough Mudder Classic & Tough Mudder 5K

June 15 – 16, 2019

Test your endurance at Tough Mudder in the Coast Mountains. The ultimate obstacle course is back in Whistler for two days of mud, sweat, and tears. Grab your friends, choose a challenge, and start training for the obstacle course of a lifetime. Located in Whistler Olympic Park, Tough Mudder in Whistler is surrounded by the beautiful West Coast landscape.

Whistler Children’s Festival

July 5 – 7, 2019

The Whistler Children’s Festival returns to the Olympic Plaza this July. This long-standing event offers families hands-on arts and crafts activities, theatre, dance, music, and magical performances. If you were looking for the perfect excuse to visit Whistler for a family-friendly weekend, this is it!

Red Bull 400 World Championships

July 13, 2019

Challenge yourself to the steepest 400-metre race in the world – the Red Bull 400. Held at the Whistler Olympic Park, the Red Bull 400 is a unique competition where participants race up a ski jump. Racers will test themselves with a difficult 400 vertical metres of elevation gain. Come out to try your hand at it or to cheer on the athletes!

Subaru IRONMAN Canada & Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Canada

July 28, 2019

Whistler is the proud host of the Subaru IRONMAN® Canada triathlon. Registration is open now for the brave souls who would like to take up the challenge of swimming, biking, and running through Whistler. It’s not all pain and gain though. Participants are treated to the beautiful lakes, roads, and trails of British Columbia along the way. Register now, lock in your training plan and book your accommodation for race week and training trips early.

Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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