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The World Ski and Snowboard Festival

The World Ski and Snowboard Festival

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane The World Ski and Snowboard Festival is one of the highlights of the Whistler winter calendar. Revellers from all over the world come for the largest festival of its kind in North America. WSSF, which first started in 1994, showcases Whistler as a world-class resort with the best of sports, arts, and music. Here are the top events you won’t want to miss. Sport Ski and Snowboard Big Air April 12-13, 2019 Witness some of the best riders in the world, demonstrate how far free ski and snowboarding has come. The jump, built exclusively for More »

April In Whistler

April In Whistler

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane Do you hear that? It’s the birds chirping! The sounds of spring are filling the air and with that comes a new season full of exciting things to do in Whistler. Longer days and warmer temperatures make being in the outdoors a real treat, expecially after the long, cold winter months. In fact, April might be one of the best times to visit the mountains. Why you ask? Here’s what you will find during April in Whistler. Bears The sunshine doesn’t just trigger the plants to start growing. It can also signal the bears that More »

The World Ski And Snowboard Festival

The World Ski And Snowboard Festival

Photos: Mike Crane/Tourism Whistler Last month, the Word Ski And Snowboard Festival excitedly announced that it would be returning this April for six days of action-packed fun. This means that thousands of fans will once again be ascending on Whistler to take part in North America’s largest annual snowsport, music, and mountain culture celebration. Over the years, this celebration has evolved to fulfill a bigger vision and to provide the ultimate winter festival experience. A combination of world-class ski and snowboard competitions, the largest annual free outdoor concert series in Canada, visual arts mega-productions, film premieres, community events and an endless lineup More »

15 Facts About The World Ski And Snowboard Festival

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 »

April’s Best Instagram Moments

April’s Best Instagram Moments

Whistler is known for it’s snow filled winters but spring could be the preferred season for many. The changing of the seasons opens up a world of enjoyment and celebration, not to mention the ability to experience both summer and winter in one day! There is the famous World ski and Snowboard Festival that brings together sports, music and entertainment. Then as the snow below mid-mountain begins to melt, biking, tree top soaring and spending time lakeside becomes another set of activities to add to all the things to do in Whistler. The warmer weather brings t-shirts and sunscreen on the hill; And on More »