Winter Events in Whistler
Published Date : 30 Jan 2014
Fire and Ice Show **FREE**
- Through to March 30, 2014
Every Sunday night during winter see a spectacular display of ski and snowboard skill at the legendary Fire & Ice Show in Skiers Plaza. Whistler's best skiers and riders jump and flip through a blazing ring of fire accompanied by fire spinners, a DJ and fireworks display. An electrifying evening of free, live entertainment to watch with family and friends.
- 6:30pm start from December 15, 2013 to March 30, 2014
- Location - Skiers Plaza: Whistler Village base between Whistler & Blackcomb Gondolas
- Performance Series: Robin Hood by DuffleBag Theatre
- March 1, 2014
- Join Dufflebag Theatre, at Millennium Place, for a fun and interactive take on the classic tale of Robin Hood. The show follows the hero from his early days as an outlaw to leading the Merry Men in fighting the tyranny of Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham. Along the way Robin Hood gathers such trusted allies as Friar Tuck, Little John, and the lovely Maid Marion to rob from the rich and give to the poor. There is action galore, from quarterstaff duels to archery competitions, but the real excitement comes from the audience members who get to play a part joining DuffleBag Theatre onstage during the show.
- SHOWCASE Showdown
- March 15, 2014
The longest running Canadian Snowboard competition brings it back to Whistler Village this year with a Slopestyle event not to be missed. More information to come. Register in person prior to the event day at any Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations or Ski & Snowboard School Sales locations.
- BC Bobsleigh & Skeleton Provincial Championships
- March 15 to March 16, 2014
This four heat race over two days provides a competitive environment for BC Athletes to showcase their talents as they aim to impress recruiters for the Canadian National Team and ultimately be named BC Champion. Spectators are welcome to come and cheer on local BC athletes Saturday 12:30 PM to Sunday 2:00 PM as they develop their sliding skills at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
BC Luge Association Championships
March 15 to March 16, 2014
Come and cheer on local BC luge athletes at the Whistler Sliding Centre Saturday from 4:30 PM onwards and Sunday from 7:30 PM onwards.
- Performance Series: Le Vent du Nord
- March 15, 2014
Le Vent du Nord is a progressive folk band that captures the energy and mirth of a Saturday night kitchen party, infusing old Québec with a breath of fresh air. Since its founding in 2002, Le Vent du Nord have become compelling Francophone ambassadors, winning critical acclaim across Europe and North America. The quartet has performed over 1,000 concerts, racking up several prestigious awards, including two Junos, a Canadian Folk Music Award, and 'Artist of the Year' at the North American Folk Alliance Annual Gala. Performing at Millennium Place.
March 17 to 21, 2014
2014 marks TED’s 30th anniversary, and the theme for TEDActive 2014 is simply: “The Next Chapter.” TEDActive is about finding opportunities to awaken latent creativity and let you rediscover the joy of making something with your own hands. Attendees can sign up for workshops to learn to use tools or dig in and share skills by leading their own workshops. Think bike repair, hacking, sculpting in cardboard, 3D printing, homebrewing beer and more. Come to Whistler to be part of “The Next Chapter.”
- Canadian Alpine Championships
- March 19 to 26, 2014
The perfect opportunity to see downhill ski racing at it's finest - fast, furious and precise. The national alpine, para-alpine and ski cross teams take on up-and-coming athletes from the provincial and club level as well as international competitors.
- National Championships for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined
- March 27 to 29, 2014
Cheer the Canada's best ski jumpers and Nordic combined athletes as they compete at Whistler Olympic Park, the site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games Nordic events.
- Performance Series: Music at Whistler
- March 29, 2014
An evening of popular classical music and film excerpts from internationally celebrated violinist Peter Krysa and distinguished pianist Scott Dunn - perfect for celebrating Oscar month. They will be joined by performers from the Vancouver Opera Orchestra to provide an unforgettable feast for the senses. Performing at Milennium Place.
- The Woppet Cross-Country Ski Event
- March 30, 2014
Finish off the nordic skiing season in style with the 5th annual Whistler Olympic Park Loppet ... or Woppet! It starts and finishes at the Whistler Olympic Park daylodge wrapping up with a BBQ.
- Ronald McDonald House BC Ski Challenge
- March 31 to April 1, 2014
Corporate teams of four skiers will enjoy a full day of skiing and activities on Blackcomb Mountain for the annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Ski Challenge, raising money for children with serious illnesses, disabilities or chronic conditions and the families who support them.
April 4 - 5, 2014
Whistler Cup has grown to become the largest and most important ski race in North America, and internationally, for athletes aged 11 to 14 years. It is held under the auspice of FIS, the international governing body for alpine skiing, and with hundreds of young athletes from 23 countries participating, the Whistler Cup brings together children from many different cultures. More information at www.whistlercup.com.
Performance Series: Del Barber
April 5, 2014
If storytellers and musicians could unite, they would be reborn as Del Barber. One of Canada's leading up-and-coming country artists, Del captivates his audience. He is humorous, enlightening, and unabashedly honest. Go for the music, fall in love with the stories at Millennium Place.
Mom's Mountain Classic
April 9, 2014
This fun annual event is open to skiing and snowboarding mothers and grandmothers of all ages. The day includes coffee, race practice, a match-time race, lunch coupon (make your own reservations at Christine's if you like!) and après. Register in person prior to the event day at any Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations or Ski & Snowboard School Sales locations or by calling their Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449.
World Ski & Snowboard Festival
April 11 - 20, 2014
Don't miss this legendary spring festival celebrating Whistler's mountain culture. Experience 10 days and 10 nights of winter sports, music and the arts. Featuring sport competitions, free daily outdoor concerts, after parties with internationally acclaimed DJs, fashion shows, photography and art exhibits, film screenings, theatre and of course, the best skiing and riding in the world. There's nowhere else you'll want to be.