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Canada 150 In Whistler

Photo: Justa Jeskova 2017 marks Canada’s 150th birthday and we’ve got to say, Canada you look good! In commemoration of this special anniversary, there are a number of celebrations happening across the country and in Whistler. Special dinners, scavenger hunts, and unique events will be held throughout the year but in particular, around Canada Day on July 1st. In true Whistler fashion, it’s going to be a celebratory month and it’s definitely one to be part of. We’ve got the lowdown on celebrating Canada 150 in Whistler! The Bearfoot Bistro The Bearfoot Bistro will be hosting a long table dinner party More »

Whistler's Secret Patio's

Whistler’s Secret Patios

There may not be a better end to the perfect day than sitting in the sun on a patio, sipping and nibbling on the finest. We in Whistler take our patio time very seriously. After all, you have to have some way to unwind after all the activity! Often, the unwinding requires a certain setting, a relaxing oasis of sorts that encourages chatter about the day’s activities and a mindfulness of one’s beautiful surroundings. With a collection of these types of patios right here in town, we have gathered up a list of Whistler’s Secret Patios for you to enjoy when More »

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Whistler’s Bears

It’s that time of the year when Whistler’s longest known locals emerge from their winter slumber. For the past six months, the bears have been in hibernation and the snow melting signals them it’s time to wake up! The males wake up first and the mothers with cubs exit their dens last. There are approximately 50 black bears that roam Whistler so seeing a bear on your trip is very possible. To understand their place in the ecosystem, their behaviors and how to ensure that you do see one, we have the inside scoop on Whistler’s bears! What Is Hibernation? Winter More »

Indulge In Whistler

Indulge In Whistler

Here in Whistler, we like to do everything big, even our offseason. During May, you can ski, bike, golf and eat! From May 1st until May 31st, many acclaimed restaurants in town create special menus at unbeatable deals, giving you a chance to experience a side of Whistler you might not be well acquainted with- the one that involves delicious food! We have gathered up a few of the amazing deals that you can find during Indulge In Whistler. 21 STEPS KITCHEN + BAR Locally owned and right in the village, 21 Steps menu is a modern take on comfort More »

15 Facts About The World Ski And Snowboard Festival

The winter season is coming to a close and spring is making itself seen here in Whistler. The changing of the seasons means we must soon bid farewell to the snow and all its related activities. But in true Whistler fashion, we don’t like to do anything on a small scale. And so, to send off winter with one last giant hurrah, there is the World Ski and Snowboard Festival. This year marks its 22nd spring party and to commemorate as well as get everyone fired up, we are counting down 15 facts about the World Ski and Snowboard Festival. More »