Why you should book GO Fest and Tough Mudder Now!

For those summer lovers, May is the time you want to be thinking about your Whistler vacation. From GO FEST where you can enjoy lots of fun outdoor activities to Tough Mudder, here’s why you should book now and benefit from some great deals!

GO Fest!

The Great Outdoors Festival is Whistler’s way to celebrate a long weekend in style. Showcasing the best of the outdoors, sports and culture, here are the top things to do.


Quick Start Pickleball Clinic

Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m – Saturday 18th May – Whistler Racquet Club

If you love racquet sports and want to try something new, pickleball is the answer. Get coaching and learn about the paddle sport which is a cross between badminton, tennis and table tennis.

If you would rather stick to conventional tennis, there’s an intro to tennis the same day at 11 am or an intermediate class on Sunday.


9-4pm – Saturday 18th May & Sunday 19th

Everybody needs to try Stand Up Paddleboarding at least once. Rent a board for special GO Fest rates of $15 and receive some tips to get you started.

Sailing Clinic

10.30- 2 pm – Saturday 18th May & Sunday 19th

Whatever your sailing ability you can benefit from some coaching. Groups will be divided into ability level for the introduction to sailing course.

Arts, Community and Education

If you want to learn a fun new skill with the whole family, GO Fest offers plenty of options. Learn how to fuel your body before and after exercise, build a birdhouse or try your hand at DJing. If your 3-6-year-olds, want to be a bit more adventurous, they can try out snowboarding in the park at Burton Kids Riglet Snowboard Park.

Want to polish your current skills? Attend the digital photography workshop to learn how to operate your camera like a professional. The WFF Adventure Filmmaking Workshop is perfect for those looking into improving their storytelling and film making skills.


Every great festival needs music. You can catch live performances from Said the Whale, Corb Lund, Jesse Roper, Buckman Coe and the Lazy Syrup Orchestra. See set times here!

Getting exciting for June?

Book Tough Mudder Now! You can complete the ultimate obstacle course with Tough Mudder Classic and Tough Mudder 5k options. A super fun, muddy day, get a team together and complete the course at Whistler Olympic Park on June 15-16.


Whether you want to learn a new skill or try something creative at GO Fest, or cover yourself in the mud at Tough Mudder, at Whiski Jack, you can save 25% if you package your stay.