Whistler Events

Here are a few of our favourite Whistler events, many of which include special offers when you book direct with Whiski Jack Resorts. 

Winter Signature Events

Crowd seated watching a film for Whistler Film Festival
Whistler Film Festival: Returning November / December 2023

Visit Whistler in early December for Canada’s ‘coolest’ film festival. The Whistler Film Festival is five action-packed days of fresh films, epic events, industry connections plus time to enjoy the delights of the resort from skiing to après, fine dining and more. Learn all about the hybrid online and in-person event.

Winter Pride and Ski Festival: January 22 to 29, 2023

Whistler is proud to host the 30th annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America. The LGBTQI pride week features a packed events schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, arts and culture and social events.

Spring Signature Events

Large crowd at base of ski jump to watch World Ski and Snowboard Festival event Big Air
Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival: April 10 to 16, 2023

This April event brings ski and snowboard competitions, music, art, photography, filmmaking and exciting nightlife, plus some of the best skiing and après sessions of the season. Take our word for it, you’ll need more than the weekend to appreciate this vibe.

Three people with their hands up at a live music event
Whistler's Great Outdoor Festival: May 20 to 23, 2022

GO Fest falls on BC’s Victoria Day Long Weekend, with four days of events to welcome warmer months and get everyone out and enjoying Whistler’s great outdoors. May is the month when summer and winter meet – with locals near and far enjoying snow sports, golf, biking and water sports all enjoyed on a single day.

Woman in Colourful Cape at Whistler Children's Festival Event at Whistler Olympic Plaza
Whistler Children's Festival: May 2023

Now in it’s 39th year, the Whistler Children’s Festival brings hands-on arts and crafts activities, theatre, dance, music and magical performances to the Maury Young Arts Centre over two weekends in May.  This long-running event is the perfect excuse to visit family-friendly Whistler for a weekend or more.

Summer Signature Events

Redbull Joyride at Whistler Crankworx - Mountain Bike Festival
Crankworx Whistler Mountain Bike Festival: July 21 to 30, 2023

The Crankworx Mountain Bike Festival is a world-famous celebration of gravity-fuelled mountain biking. This event is the heart and soul of Whistler summer excitement where best riders and biggest bike fans in the world come out. Experience a thrilling week of racing, slopestyle competitions, Kidsworx, bike demos and the chance to shred Whistler’s trails with other like-minded bike fans.

Fall Signature Events

Participants in Whistler 50 and Ultra Race in action

Join us for the annual Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra this October. Relay open to teams of 2 to 8 participants. An epic race weekend – more than just a relay! 

We are proud to be Host Property Manager for this local Whistler family event. 

Cornucopia, Whistler's Celebration of Food & Drink : Every Weekend in November 2023

We are thrilled to welcome Cornucopia back ~ Last November was it’s 25th year, with the event spanning over the four weekends of November with exciting events to please the palate, the senses and the soul. Take advantage of great vacation rental specials for an unforgettable culinary stay in the mountains. 

Plan your perfect Whistler vacation!