Special events 

What: LADIES NIGHT AT THE FAIRMONT CHATEAU WHISTLER Come out, play a round of golf, socialize and meet professional peers. Golf skills are not necessary, having fun most definitely is. Format: Texas scramble, with dinner to follow. RSVP to heather.lane@fairmont.com.

When: Thursday June 12, 5 p.m.

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club


What: LIL’WAT CELEBRATIONS POW WOW Come out to this local pow wow, featuring several contests in dancing and singing. Admission is $5 per person a day, with camping available. For more info, contact oscaromuald@hotmail.com .

When: Friday June 13 – Sunday June 15

Where: Lillooet Lake Rodeo grounds


What: MONTHLY BIRD WALK Join with local birders and the Whistler Naturalists for a walk along the valley trail to get to know our local birds. All are welcome to this free event.

When: Saturday June 14, 7 a.m.

Where: Meet at the foot of Lorimer Road


What: BONEYARD AIR AFFAIR First-ever event pits male and female riders against Whistler Mountain’s most treacherous park in a slope-style event. Course has manmade dirt jumps, wall-rides, drops and wooden ramp features. Riders will be judge on two runs with the best run counting.

When: Saturday June 14, 8 a.m. – Sunday June 15, 4 p.m.

Where: Whistler Mountain Bike Park


What: WHISTLER SECONDARY SCHOOL/PEMBERTON SECONDARY SCHOOL 10-YEAR REUNION Graduates from 1996, 1997 and 1998 are all welcome to this event that will begin with a BBQ on the beach and end with a night out at Buffalo Bill’s.

When: Saturday June 14, 1-6 p.m., then 9:30 p.m.

Where: Rainbow Beach from 1-6 p.m., then Buffalo Bill’s at 9:30 p.m.


What: WHISTLER GARDEN SALE Friends of the Library and the Whistler Garden club host the annual sale, with proceeds split between both organizations. Residents are asked to pot plants for the sale and provide any about the plant that they can.

When: Saturday June 21, 10 a.m. – noon

Where: Whistler Marketplace


What: COPS FOR CANCER BIKE RIDE Cops ride from Pemberton to Whistler to raise funds that will go towards pediatric cancer research and programs supporting kids with cancer. Cost $15 per person.

When: Saturday June 28, 10 a.m.

Where: Starts at Signal Hill Elementary School


What: CANADA DAY PARADE This year’s theme is sport, culture and sustainability… Whistler-style. Motorized vehicles are not permitted, as this will be Whistler’s first sustainable parade.

When: Tuesday July 1, noon

Where: Whistler Village Stroll ending at Mountain Square


What: FEAST OF FIELDS FESTIVAL The Chateau Whistler has partnered with the FarmFolk/CityFolk Society for the third annual harvest festival, an event that aims to expose Whistler residents to the finest organic foods that the community can offer. Cost is $199 per person, gets each participant a night’s sleep at the Cheateau, as well as a private tour through Whistler’s Farmer’s Market and a brunch buffet at the Wildflower restaurant.

When: Saturday August 8

Where: Rebagliati Park


What: INAUGURAL MR. GAY CANADA COMPETITION Whistler is playing host to the first Canada-wide search for Mr. Gay Canada. The purpose is to identify people who take the responsibility to speak out for equal rights on a global stage.

When: Thursday September 18 – Sunday September 21

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler


What: RCMP SEA TO SKY REGIMENTAL BALL RCMP officers from all over Canada gather at this annual event to raise funds for Cops for Cancer. Event will include silent auction, live music, piping, a traditional grand march, and, of course, dancing with officers in red serge.

When: Saturday September 20,   6:30 p.m.

Where: Westin Resort and Spa


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