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Your Guide To The Holidays In Whistler

Your Guide To The Holidays In Whistler

With over 7,000 lights decorating the village, Whistler comes to life over the holidays. Snow, festive activities, and a hot chocolate or two can all be part of your own holly jolly season if you choose! With so much to do and see, you’ll some help to make the most of the yuletide. We’ve nailed down what to do and where to help you to create perfect winter escape! Here is your guide to the holidays in Whistler!


Enjoy a white Christmas in Whistler and along with that, all the makings for the most festive one yet! Activities that range from ice skating to holiday dinners can be found all over the village. Here are a few you just can’t miss!


Family Apres

Fun for the whole family after a day on the hill. At Whistler Olympic Plaza, adults can sit back over a warm drink while their little ones enjoy entertainment as well activities.

Date: Dec. 18th, Dec. 20th, Dec. 27th

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Carols and Cheer

Christmas just isn’t complete with our carols. Stop by the public library for some festive music!

Date: Dec. 22nd

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Whistler Holiday Experience

An indoor family fun zone that includes entertainment for both kids and parents. Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games while parents relax in the lounge area and enjoy a coffee or hot cocoa!

Date: Dec. 22nd- Jan. 4th

Location: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


December is a popular time to visit Whistler. The ski season has just begun and the snow is a major attractant. The Listel Hotel offers a number of packages that can help make your stay easy and enjoyable. If you are looking for a gift or a deal on activities, be sure to check out our Melt Package, Audain Package or Escape Room Package!

New Years

Ring in the new year in the mountains!


The Funk Hunters New Year’s Eve

Location: Maxx Fish | Time: 9:00 PM – 3:00 AM

GLC New Year’s Eve 2018 Presented By CÎROC Vodka

Location: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) | Time: 9:30 PM

Whistler Presents: New Year’s Eve Fireworks

A special edition of the Fire And Ice show complete with celebratory fireworks, all taking place at the Skier’s Plaza.

Location: Skier’s Plaza | Time: 11:30 PM


New Years is another busy time in Whistler. Make sure to book ahead to ensure your accommodation. Enjoy deals on stays of 6 or more nights, 4 or 5 nights and 3 nights at the Listel Hotel.

Spending the holidays in Whistler can be a fun and memorable experience for the whole family. And to top it all off, there is one free activity that is festive, fun and available any time of the day- playing in the snow! Whatever you choose to do, The Listel Whistler hopes that you enjoy your time here and that your family has the happiest holidays possible!