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The Whistler Village Winter Experience

The Whistler Village Winter Experience

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

If you’re looking for exciting events, delicious dining, awesome shopping and more, Whistler Village is the place to be! During the winter, the fresh snow and the twinkling lights in every tree, make Whistler Village even more magical than it already is. Whether you’re not a skier or are taking time off of the slopes, the Whistler Village winter experience is one for everyone! 

Restaurants in Whistler Village

With over 100 restaurants in Whistler Village, there is something to appease all tastebuds. Enjoy regional ingredients like fresh seafood from the Coast or international cuisine such as Italian, Mexican, Indian and more. Check out a full list of restaurants here.

Shopping in Whistler Village

Shop-til’-you-drop! With a great variety of sports and lifestyle stores, visitors who love shopping will be in paradise in Whistler Village. Check out a full list of stores here.

Events in Whistler Village

There is always something going on in Whistler! Whistler Village is generally the main hub for most of the signature events so it’s easy to join in on the fun. 

Upcoming Signature Events

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

January 26-February 2, 2020

One of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America with a packed week of non-stop activities and events on and off the slopes.

World Ski & Snowboard Festival

April 16-26, 2020

Enjoy this fun action-packed five-day festival celebrating everything skiing and snowboarding. Festival events include ski and snowboard competitions, music, art, photography, filmmaking and exciting apres sessions. 

Family Fun in Whistler Village

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. 

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. 


Get the full Whistler Village winter experience by staying with us! Just steps from the mountains and at the heart of Whistler Village, the Listel Hotel Whistler offers the perfect base for your Whistler holiday. Book now here.