What’s Happening In Whistler In 2024?

June 17, 2024

In a town bustling with constant excitement, you don’t want to miss out on the array of events and activities taking place around Whistler throughout the year.

  1. Nourish Wellness Series

Spring season signals renewal, and the Nourish Whistler Wellness Series presents over 30 distinctive events spread across June. Immerse yourself in their masterclasses and speaker series to enrich your knowledge. Savor delectable, sustainable meals crafted by expert chefs who share their insider tips. Unleash your creativity at art gatherings, cultivate mindfulness, forge a connection with nature, and energize your body through movement. Discover the revitalizing essence of spring amidst the majestic mountains of Whistler this June.

  1. Weekly Farmers’ Market

The Whistler Farmers’ Market is a great place to browse foods, crafts, and services that are 100% made, baked, grown, or raised. The market hosts an average of 60 vendors per market and 100 vendors throughout the season. Explore a diverse range of products, including fruit, produce, meat, seafood, hot and artisan foods, cold drinks, liquor, and artistic creations. Experience the Whistler Farmers’ Market on Sundays & select Saturdays at the Upper Village Stroll, 11AM – 4PM, from May 19 until October 13, 2024.

  1. Art On The Lake

In August, Arts Whistler will transform the south end of Whistler’s Alta Lake into an artistic paradise. Immerse yourself in nature, bask in the warm summer sun, and discover art around every corner, all while enjoying live local music. This vibrant community celebration includes a floating art gallery featuring works from over 30 Sea to Sky artists, as well as live art demonstrations, local bands, family-friendly entertainment and even activities for your furry friends! Don’t miss out on this unique and vibrant event!

  1. Summer Concert Series 

Don’t miss out on top-tier talent lighting up the stage at Whistler Olympic Plaza with free outdoor concerts all summer long. From July to September, immerse yourself in a diverse range of Canadian and international performances set against a stunning backdrop. Bring your blanket and relax on the spacious lawn, or groove near the stage to live DJ sets before the headlining performers take the stage!

  1. Crankworx

Crankworx Whistler, a world-renowned festival celebrating the essence of mountain biking, unites the best riders and most passionate bike fans from around the globe. For 10 exhilarating days, the festival offers a thrilling lineup of racing, slopestyle competitions, Kidsworx events, bike demos, and opportunities to explore Whistler’s trails with fellow bike fans. Each day is packed with events, races, and demonstrations, many of which are free to watch. Don’t miss this extraordinary celebration of mountain biking coming to Whistler July 19 to 28th!

  1. The GranFondo

On September 7th, experience the RBC GranFondo, a premier cycling event from Vancouver to Whistler along the stunning Sea-to-Sky Highway. Covering 122 kilometers, the GranFondo provides breathtaking scenic views and vibrant post-race celebrations for all to enjoy. Join thousands of enthusiasts and spectators for an unforgettable ride through some of Canada’s most beautiful landscapes.

  1. Whistler Village Beer Festival 

This September, experience the 11th annual Whistler Village Beer Festival! The festival features over 100 beers and ciders, along with other events such as cask nights and beer battles happening throughout the week. Don’t miss the main event on September 14th featuring 40+ craft beverage makers and over 80 varieties of craft beverages to sample against the stunning backdrop of the mountains. Complete with food trucks, live music, and more, it’s an unforgettable experience for all craft beer lovers!

  1. Whistler Writers Festival 

The Whistler Writers Festival is an annual event that celebrates the literary arts, held October 17 to 20th. It provides a platform for established and emerging writers to showcase their work through various activities such as readings, workshops, panel discussions, and performances. The festival typically features a diverse lineup of local, Canadian, and international authors, offering attendees the chance to engage with literature in a vibrant and immersive environment.

  1. Cornucopia 

Indulge your taste buds at Cornucopia, Whistler’s annual fall festival of food and drink happening November 7th through the 17th. Designed for the food and drink enthusiast, Cornucopia offers many opportunities to explore new flavors, expand your knowledge, and celebrate Whistler’s world-class food and drink scene. Experience everything this event has to offer with tastings, culinary demonstrations, drink seminars, winemaker dinners, and parties set against the backdrop of the beautiful mountains.

  1. Whistler Film Festival 

The Whistler Film Festival is an annual event held from December 4th to 8th that celebrates the art of cinema. It showcases a diverse range of Canadian and international films, including feature films, documentaries, and short films. The festival features screenings, premieres, industry events, filmmaker talks, and awards ceremonies. It provides a platform for filmmakers to showcase their work and offers audiences the opportunity to enjoy outstanding films in a stunning mountain setting.

  1. Whistler Holiday Market 

The Whistler Holiday Market is a festive event that takes place during the holiday season. It’s a gathering of local artisans, crafters, and vendors who come together to offer a wide variety of unique gifts, crafts, and holiday treats. Visitors can explore booths selling handmade goods, artisanal products, artwork, jewelry, clothing, and more. The market often features live music, entertainment, and food vendors serving seasonal delights. It’s a wonderful opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit!

There are so many great events year-round in Whistler! Visit Tourism Whistler to see the full calendar of events.

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