Whistler in July: Your Guide to Summer Fun

July in Whistler is a vibrant mix of sunshine, outdoor adventures, and exciting events that draw visitors from all over. From festivals and concerts to unforgettable hikes and dining experiences, there’s something for everyone. To make the most of your summer getaway, book your stay with Whiski Jack Resorts and enjoy all that Whistler has to offer. Here are some highlights for July that you won’t want to miss!

Canada Day Celebrations

Kick off July with a bang by joining Whistler’s Canada Day celebrations. Enjoy a parade, live entertainment, and family-friendly activities throughout the village. The festivities culminate in a spectacular fireworks display that lights up the night sky, making it a memorable experience for all.

Canada Day

Crankworx Whistler

One of the biggest events in Whistler every summer is Crankworx, the ultimate celebration of mountain biking. This world-famous festival features competitions, demos, and entertainment that attract top athletes and biking enthusiasts. Whether you’re participating or just watching, the energy and excitement of Crankworx are contagious. Don’t miss the chance to witness jaw-dropping stunts and races at the Whistler Bike Park.

Photo courtesy of Crankworx

Whistler Summer Concert Series

The Whistler Summer Concert Series is a major highlight, featuring free live music in the scenic Whistler Olympic Plaza. Enjoy performances by a diverse lineup of artists against the stunning backdrop of the mountains. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and soak in the summer vibes with friends and family. See the full lineup here> (< –  add in link to text here). 

Three people with their hands up at a live music event
Free concert during GoFest at village square.

Outdoor Adventures

Whistler in July is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Here are some top activities to enjoy:

Mountain Biking

With an extensive network of trails, Whistler is a world-renowned destination for mountain biking. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’ll find trails that suit your skill level and offer breathtaking views. The Whistler Bike Park is a must-visit for its exhilarating trails and well-designed courses.


Explore the stunning landscapes on foot with a variety of hiking trails. Some notable trails include:

  • Garibaldi Lake: A challenging hike with rewarding views of the turquoise lake surrounded by mountains.
  • Joffre Lakes: Known for its three stunning glacier-fed lakes, this hike offers incredible photo opportunities.
  • Cheakamus Lake: A more leisurely hike that leads to a beautiful, serene lake perfect for a picnic.

Water Activities

Cool off and enjoy the water activities available in Whistler’s beautiful lakes. Paddleboarding, kayaking, and swimming are perfect ways to beat the summer heat. Whistler has 5 lakes to choose from. Lost Lake is a great place for families to gather, and children to play. Alpha, Alta and Nita Lakes are located one after the other on the Valley Trail just south of the Whistler village. Green Lake is another local favorite for cooling off in the summer months, but beware the glacier fed lake is chilly!  

Whistler Farmers’ Market

Held every Sunday, the Whistler Farmers’ Market is a great place to sample local produce, artisan goods, and delicious treats. Stroll through the market, meet local vendors, and enjoy live entertainment. It’s the perfect way to spend a leisurely morning in Whistler.

Dining and Nightlife

Whistler’s dining scene is as diverse as it is delicious. In July, many restaurants offer patio dining, allowing you to enjoy your meal with a view. From casual eateries like Earls to fine dining such as Il Caminetto, there’s something to satisfy every palate. After dinner, explore Whistler’s vibrant nightlife with its bars, pubs, and clubs offering entertainment late into the night.

Chips, Crackers, and Vegetables on Platter

Book Your Stay with Whiski Jack Resorts

To fully experience all that Whistler has to offer this July, book your stay with Whiski Jack Resorts. With central accommodations across six prime locations, Whiski Jack Resorts provides the perfect home base for your summer adventures. Enjoy luxurious amenities, convenient locations, and exceptional service that will make your stay unforgettable.

July in Whistler is packed with events, activities, and experiences that promise an unforgettable summer getaway. Don’t miss out on the fun—book your stay with Whiski Jack Resorts today and make the most of your Whistler adventure. Enjoy the best of summer in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world.