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Your Guide to Canada Day In Whistler

Your Guide to Canada Day In Whistler

What could be a better way to celebrate your Canadian pride than being in the mountains? With so much to see and do, Canada Day in Whistler is truly special. Many activities take place all over the resort and all of them are family friendly. From music, to parades to outdoor adventures, we have gathered up the best ways around town to spend the holiday!

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra:

Take in spectacular mountain views and moving musical pieces with a concert by the student musicians on July 1st at the Round house. Also on July 1st and with a second show on July 2nd, the VSO will be playing a free concert in celebration of Canada’s birthday at the Whistler Olympic Plaza. Grab a blanket and a snack so you are prepared to lay under the stars!

Vancouver Symphony Student Orchestra

Date: July 1st

Time: 2:30pm

Location: Round House

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Concerts

Date: July 1st & July 2nd

Time: 8pm on July 1st and 2pm on July 2nd

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Canada Day Parade:

Many local businesses will take part in the parade that encircles the Village stroll. Each business is responsible for its own float following the theme that is strong, proud and free.  Be prepared for some creative and celebratory moments! Also, don’t be afraid to join in the fun by dressing up to match this year’s theme!

Date: July 1st

Time: Starts at 12:00pm

Location: Starts at Whistler Olympic Plaza

Canada Day Fire Works:

Canada Day, let alone summer, isn’t complete without fire works! Set across the dark sky, you will see the radiating lights and along with the crowd, celebrate this wonderful nation’s birthday!

Date: July 1st

Time: 10:15pm

Location: Skiers Plaza

From morning to well into the night, Whistler celebrates Canada Day the only way we know how- BIG! Enjoy the mountain scenery, endless activities and a village atmosphere that truly depicts the strong and free as well as fun! Make sure you are well prepared for a full day of activity. If you don’t have a place to stay, check out our rates so you don’t miss out on the summer celebration!