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Spending the Holidays in Whistler

Spending the Holidays in Whistler

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For those looking for the ultimate festive experience, spending the holidays in Whistler is highly recommended. Snowy mountain views, twinkling lights are far as the eye can see, delicious seasonal dining and a great lineup of festive events and activities make Whistler the perfect holiday destination.

Holiday Dining in Whistler

Spending the holidays in Whistler doesn’t mean having to skip out on a delicious holiday dinner. There are over 100 restaurants in Whistler and many of them even offer a special Christmas menu for the holidays including multi-course plated meals and holiday buffets.

As there will be many others dining out during the holidays in Whistler, it is highly recommended to make reservations in advance in order to reduce wait times and avoid disappointment. 

Holiday Events

There is a great lineup of festive events and activities going on during the holidays in Whistler. Enjoy everything from live music and performances, holiday markets and more. 

Check out the full list of events here.

Must-Do Holiday Activities

Whistler Olympic Plaza

Whistler Olympic Plaza is a fun hotspot for the whole family. Lace up your skates and enjoy a few laps around the outdoor skating rink. Admission is free and skates and helmets are available for rent. Check out the skating schedule here

Kids will enjoy spending time at the Snow Zone, a massive mound of snow with tunnels and slides carved into. There is also Family Après Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-6 pm which offers hot beverages, live music, fun activities and more. 

Whistler Holiday Experience

Another great activity for the little ones in your family is the . If you’re looking for some indoor fun, head to the Whistler Conference Centre for bouncy castles, entertainers, crafts and more. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Fire and Ice Show

Crowds gather at the base of Whistler Mountain in Skier’s Plaza to watch the breathtaking Fire and Ice Show. Enjoy an evening of fireworks, fire spinners and stunts and tricks from Whistler’s best skiers and snowboarders, including a big air jump through a blazing ring of fire. 

Spending the holidays in Whistler is so much fun! With so many great events and activities, festive dining and more, you’ll surely feel the festive spirit all around. 

Make the Listel Hotel Whistler your home away from home this holiday season. Just steps from the mountains and at the heart of Whistler Village, the Listel Hotel Whistler offers the perfect base for your holiday adventure. Book now here