Summer Event Calendar
Retreat from city life and head to Whistler this summer to experience hiking, biking and golfing amongst alpine meadows, sparkling glacial lakes and majestic mountains.
Visit www.tourismwhistler.com/events for the full list of Events.
Photo credit: Wanderlust, Mike Crane, Tourism Whistler
July & August
Venue: Trails and Whistler Mountain Bike Park
The Crankworx World Tour brings spectacular two-wheeled tricks to Whistler for 10 days of incredible stunts, contests and events. From the Enduro World Series and Official Whip-Off World Championships to the Slopeside World Tour and Red Bull Joyride, there are plenty of opportunities to see the experts in action, as well as parties, clinics and workshops for anyone that wants to take part.
Venue: Whistler Blackcomb Mountain
Get motivated at a four-day transformative retreat for yogis and wellness warriors. Workshops and sessions include intimate and informal lectures in the Speakeasy series, which covers everything from holistic health to environmental action, alongside musical performers, artists and chefs. Other events include local and sustainable dinners, kundalini yoga, stand up paddleboarding, mountain bike rides and trail runs.
Canadian National BBQ Championships
Venue: Dusty's Bar & Grill, Creekside
Barbecue lovers rejoice! Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships take place in August at Dusty’s Bar & BBQ and includes free samples (by donation), as well as free live music on Saturday and Sunday, with a special event on Friday.
Five Peaks Challenge
Venue: Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains
Trail runners can take part in a five-peak challenge that covers races in Alice Lake in Squamish, Cypress and Seymour Mountains near Vancouver, Golden Ears near Maple Ridge, and Whistler Mountain. Runners start with a gondola ride up Whistler Mountain, and take the Peak to Peak Gondola across to Blackcomb where racers pass through alpine meadows and past lakes and boulder fields to experience amazing views of the area on a challenging yet stunning trail run.
Photo credit: Justa Jeskova, Tourism Whistler