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Christmas in Whistler

Christmas in Whistler

Dreaming of a white Christmas? You don’t have to when you’re in Whistler! Make the holiday season even more special by spending it in the mountains, you won’t be disappointed. With an abundant snowfall, twinkling lights, holiday activities, celebrations, and festive happenings, Whistler is guaranteed to provide a magical experience for all family members, big and small.  Here are a few of the holiday activities to make your Christmas in Whistler one that won’t soon be forgotten.

Family Apres

Apres isn’t just for adults! Don’t let the fun stop when a day on the hill is done, instead take the whole family to Family Apres and keep the fun going well into the evening. Surrounded by festive lights, kids and adults alike will participate in entertainment that changes weekly but can consist of snowman building competitions, tobogganing, storytelling, music, mini hockey, snacks, hot beverages and more!

Date: Monday and Wednesday evenings

Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Cost: Free

Carols and Cheer

Drop in to sing Christmas carols and experience community as well as holiday cheer! Festive snacks and drinks will also be provided.

Date: December 23rd

Time: 3;30 pm- 4:30 pm

Location: Whistler Public Library

Cost: Free

A Whistler Christmas Performed By The Whistler Singers

Take in this local performance that aims to spread Christmas cheer through song and words!

Date: December 22nd

Time: 3;30 pm- 4:30 pm

Location: Millenium Place

Cost: $12 for adults and $7.50 for kids under 12

The Whistler Holiday Experience

Family fun indoor entertainment! Kids can play mini-golf, release that extra energy in a bouncy castle and so much more! All this happens while parents can blissfully relax in a lounge area.

Date: Every day except December 25th

Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Location: Whistler Conference Centre

Cost: Free

Church on The Mountain

This interdenominational service that celebrates the meaning of Christmas!

Date: December 24th

Time: 5 pm & 7 pm

Location: Millennium Place

Fire and Ice Show

Make your way to the base of Whistler Mountain and get ready to watch a show joining fire and ice. Professional athletes will flip and twist through a burning ring of fire and at the end, a spectacular display of fireworks will light up the sky.

Date: Every Sunday

Time: Practice starts at 7 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm

Location: Base of Whistler Mountain

Cost: Free

Outdoor Ice Skating

Escape to a winter wonderland as Christmas songs fill the air around you. There are coffee shops and a fire pit located around the ice rink so you can enjoy the village atmosphere!

Date: Daily

Time: 11 am-2 pm,  3 pm- 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm- 9 pm

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Cost: Free, $5 Skate Rentals

Whistler provides a unique holiday experience that can be for everyone. With the countless activities held in and around town, the festive cheer will fill your days. In turn, you will celebrate the Christmas season filled with wonder, joy, and fun! Do you have questions regarding any of these activities? We can help you make the most of your holidays!