August Events in Whistler

Whistler is a wonderful place to spend your summer months, full of amazing outdoor activities and events all summer long. August is a great month to visit the mountains because much of Whistler's best events take place.

Whistler August Events

Get your yoga on at Whistler Wanderlust Festival or fuel your adrenaline addiction at Crankworx. You can spend your time watching free concerts at the Olympic Plaza or shopping for fresh local produce at the Whistler Farmers' Market. No matter what you want to do - Whistler has it all.

Find out what's happening in Whistler this August!

Wanderlust Whistler

August 1 - August 4

Venues around Whistler

Whistler Wanderlust Yoga Festival

Come out and celebrate yoga, wellness, and community at Whistler's Wanderlust Festival. Yoga professionals and fans from around the world gather together in the beautiful Coast Mountains for this amazing event. Enjoy delicious organic foods, learn from the world's leading yogis, listen to renowned speakers, dance to top musical acts, and so much more. If you love yoga or just want to be immersed in the culture, Wanderlust Whistler is a must attend.

Flag Stop Theatre & Arts Festival 2019

August 9 - August 11

The Point Artist-Run Centre

Join us for the 8th annual Flag Stop Theatre and Arts Festival this August. The festival features 3 full days of live theatre, improv, stand-up comedy, children's theatre performances, music, dinner, dancing to live bands, and more.

Crankworx Whistler

August 9 - August 18

Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Bike Park & Whistler Village

One of Whistler's favourite signature events makes its return to the mountains this August. Crankworx Whistler is the definitive celebration of mountain biking and adrenaline on Whistler Blackcomb. Attracting biking fans and professional athletes from around the globe, Crankworx is a 10 day festival at the forefront of mountain biking culture. The festival is jam packed with events and activities for bikers and spectators including downhill, enduro, trials, pump track, whip-offs, Kidsworx, art shows, concerts, and lots more.

Pemberton Slow Food Cycle Sunday

August 18

Pemberton Meadows

Maybe downhill mountain biking isn't your thing. Or maybe you just love fresh locally grown produce. Then the Slow Food Cycle Sunday in Pemberton is for you. Located only 30 minutes North of Whistler, Pemberton is a haven for fresh organic produce and the farmers that grow it. Grab your bike and enjoy the ride down the Pemberton Meadows stopping at farms along the way. The event starts at 9 AM and goes until 3 PM.

Whistler's Outdoor Summer 2019 Concert Series

Whistler Olympic Plaza

Whistler loves music and what better way to show it than free concerts! Come out to the Whistler Olympic Plaza to watch the always popular free Outdoor Summer Concert Series.

Whistler Summer Concert Series Olympic Plaza

  • August 2 - Broken Social Scene @ 7 PM
  • August 3 - Nahko and Medicine for the People @ 7 PM
  • August 23 - Quinta Kalavera @ 7:30 PM
  • August 24 - Buffy Sainte-Marie @ 7:30 PM
  • August 30 - Choir! Choir! Choir! @ 7:30 PM
  • August 31 - The Family Stone featuring Jerry Martini and Phunne Stone @ 7:30 PM

WFF Summer Cinema Series

Creekside Village

Looking for something to do on a Monday night in Whistler? Why not check out the WFF Summer Cinema Series. Presented by Whistler Film Festival and Creekside Village, you can enjoy an outdoor movie at dusk at the base of Whistler Mountain. Grab a blanket or lawn chairs and have a fun family movie night. Bring a picnic dinner or there will also be food and beverages available for sale on site. All movies will start roughly around 8 PM.

  • August 12 - Stand By Me
  • August 19 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • August 26 - E.T.

Whistler Farmers' Market

Upper Village Stroll

Venture over to the Whistler Farmers' Market every Wednesday & Sunday in August for a taste of local food and more. Located along the Upper Village Stroll, the Whistler Farmers' Market features local produce, artisan products, live entertainment, and fun activities the whole family will enjoy. Sunday markets run from 11 AM - 4 PM, while the Wednesday markets are open from 2 PM - 7 PM. Plus, you can check out the special Long Weekend Farmers' Market on August 3rd & 31st.

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Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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