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Introducing our Festival APP – Free to Download

Want the most complete and up-to-date information about the festival? Whistler Pride and Ski Festival 2020 app update coming soon. Everything you need to know about the festival in one place.  This includes:

  • Daily schedules
  • Helpful maps
  • Event information
  • Live news announcements
  • Easy access to purchase event tickets, lift tickets and even pre-purchasing drink tickets.

The app is can be easily downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. There is also a web version that works on any browser. Search for Whistler Pride or click these links to download.

Whistler Pride Welcome and Information Centre

Visit the Whistler Pride Welcome and Information Centre at the Aava Whistler Hotel to pick up your festival passes, purchase event and drink ticket packages (also avilable online and through the festival app) , ask questions, or simply find out how to enjoy everything Whistler has to offer and maximize your festival experience! Also the festival lost & found and the prize pick-up centre for the Ski-Race.

Sunday Jan 26 | 2pm – 8pm
Monday –  Saturday Jan 27 – Feb 1 | 8am – 6pm
Sunday Feb 2 | 10am – 1pm (Lost and found only)

Aava Whistler Hotel
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

2020 Festival Events

 

GUIDED SKI & SNOWBOARD GROUPS

Explore the awe-inspiring, award-winning slopes of Whistler Blackcomb.  Meet other festival-goers and be led safety around the mountain in a with the one-of-a-kind, inclusive SKI/RIDE GROUPS – led  by the friendliest and best group of guides. Alternating daily between Whistler and Blackcomb.

Registration recommended but not required!

WHISTLER MOUNTAIN
Monday | Wednesday | Friday

9:45AM Meet at Top of Whistler near Roundhouse Lodge
10:00AM Group Departure
12noon LUNCH at Roundhouse Lodge

BLACKCOMB MOUNTAIN
Tuesday | Thursday | Saturday
9:45AM Meet at Glacier Creek Lodge (bottom of Jersey Cream and Glacier Chairs)
10:00AM Group Departure
12noon LUNCH at Glacier Creek Lodge (2nd Floor Mezzanine)

Free to Join. Lift ticket required and available to purchase through our ticket site. 

Allow a minimum 45 minutes from the village to the designated meeting spots.

CHARITY SKI RACE

Show us your sweet skiing or boarding moves as you zoom down the GMC Race Course on Blackcomb to help raise money for A Loving Spoonful. No race experience necessary. Skiers and snowboarders welcome. Run as many times as you feel like donating. Winners for fastest, slowest, and for closest to predicted time.

Thursday Jan 30 | 1pm – 3pm
GMC Race Centre – Blackcomb Mountain
$5 recommended donation (cash or credit cards accepted)

Lift ticket required and available to purchase through our ticket site. 

Confirmed prizes for 2020 include:
Blackcomb Spring Suites (2 Night Stay in a Studio Suite for 2)
Scandinave Spa (Experience for 2)
Alta Bistro ($100 GC)
Earls Whistler ($100 Gift Card)
TAG Whistler (Superfly Zipline for 2 + Vallea Lumina for 2)
Nita Lake Lodge Spa (Moet Mini and Mani for 2)
Whistler Bungee (Bungee Jump for 2)
Canadian Wilderness Adventures (Snowmobile or Spring ATV for 2)
Sumac Ridge Winery (Wine)

PARADE DAY – Whistler Pride Mountain and Village Parade

A sight to behold and a signature moment of the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, waving colour and excitement races down the mountain and marches through the village in celebration of diversity and inclusivity. Beginning from Mid Station on Whistler Mountain at 3:30pm, skiers in colourful and creative outfits hoist aloft the larger-than-life Pride flag while slaloming down the mountain to the village where anyone is welcome to join with Parade Grand Marshal Lady Bunny as she leads a march through the Village village to end at the Whistler Conference CentrePride Festival where the festival’s Pride T-Dance offers free admission until 5:30pm.

Friday Jan 31 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Whistler Mountain and Whistler Village
Free to participate. All ages event.
Everyone welcome! 

WHISTLER PRIDE FREE DAILY APRÈS

Unwind and socialize at the OFFICIAL FESTIVAL APRÈS at the host hotel. Enjoy a warm environment and tasty beverages made with PRIDE by our friendly festival staff! As the week progresses and more guests arrive these events pick up steam until the weekend where the crowds are so big that the Après is simply a warm-up preparing for the big T-DANCES that follow at the conference centre.

Monday Après presented by Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
Tuesday Après presented by Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
Wednesday Après presented by Whistler Personnel Solutions
Thursday Après presented by Mountain FM

Mountain FM Whistler Pride Media Sponsor

Monday to Saturday, Jan 27 – Feb 1 | 3pm – 7pm
Free admission.
19+ ID Required.

CABN at the Aava Whistler Hotel
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

Whistler Pride EATS 

Through daily recommendations during the festival the EATS Dining Program gives foodies and friends the chance to experience recommended choices to savour the culinary treats that Whistler, Blackcomb and the surrounding have to offer. Monday through Thursday the Festival highlights a specific restaurant in the daily schedule on the Festival App. 

Read more about each of the recommendations here!

We urge guests to make a booking in advance and secure a reservation.

Click on the cards below to book a table.

WHISTLER PRIDE T-DANCES

On Friday and Saturday, after the après, ditch the ski-boots and lace up your dancing shoes. We turn the grand foyer of the Whistler Conference Centre into giant T-Dances with cocktails, music, and dancing. Featuring special guest DJs Lady Bunny and LandonJames on Friday and Karsten Sollors on Saturday!

Friday Jan 31 | 4:30pm – 8pm
Saturday Feb 1 | 5pm – 8pm

19+ ID Required.
Included in Full Week and Weekend Passes.
T-Dance Pass available.
Individual Tickets available at the door.
Free access until 5:30pm on Friday after the Parade. 

Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

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CABN NIGHTS

CABN, the official gathering place and entertainment lounge for the festival, hosts a series of one-of-a-kind events throughout the week.

Welcome Party presented by Scandinave Spa | Sunday Jan 26 | 4pm – 8pm
Join the Whistler pride team for the official kick-off party. Your chance to sip cocktails, mingle with festival guests, and meet the friendly ski and snowboard guides. Featuring stellar musical performances with a fiddle twist by The Rad Pack.
Included in Full Week Pass.

Game Night presented by Pique Newsmagazine | Monday Jan 27 |9pm – 1am
Fun and games with a hilarious group game of Cards Against Humanity hosted by Ryan Steele.
Included in Full Week Pass.

CABN Lounge | Tuesday Jan 28 | 9pm – 1am
Relax, unwind, and catch up with friends at the CABN. Perfect place to have a drink before or after taking the shuttle to/from Sip ‘N Dip. Free event.

Comedy Night After-Party | Wednesday Jan 29 | 10pm – 1am
Be part of the after-show buzz, enjoy drinks and dancing after Comedy Night. Meet and greet opportunity with Pam Ann.
Included in Full Week Pass.

#TBT Throwback |Thursday Jan 30 |  10:pm – 2am
DJ LandonJames spins a wild night of throwbacks, classics, and retro hits.
Included in Full Week and Weekend Passes.

Drag  Bingo for Charity
Raising funds for Foundation of Hope
Friday Jan 31 | 9pm – 2am
Your Drag hostesses lead the room through a riotous night of bingo, storytelling, lip-sync performances, and fabulous costume changes!
Minimum donation of $15 per person to participate.

Lady Bunny in PIG in a WIG | Saturday Feb 1 | 9pm – 2am
The legendary Lady Bunny brings her potty-mouthed humour, creative storytelling, joke routines, and x-rated musical numbers to Whistler Pride for a night you won’t soon forget!
Tickets available in advance. Limited number available!

19+ ID Required.
Mandatory Coat Check at some events.
Advance tickets available for some events.

Tickets available at the door for the rest.

CABN at the Aava Whistler Hotel
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

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SIP ‘N DIP: A Private Event at Scandinave Spa

Enjoy wine, beer, and music in the pavilion of the world-renowned Scandinave Spa and experience the luxury and serenity of traditional Scandinavian baths nestled in a peaceful and natural environment. Music by DJ Foxy Moron. Spa treatments are available before the event – please book in advance.

Robe rental not included.
Catch the free shuttle running frequently from the Aava Whistler Hotel.

Tuesday Jan 28 | 9:30 – 11:30pm
19+ ID Required.
Included in Full Week Pass.
Tickets available online and at the door.

Scandinave Spa 8010 Mons Rd.,
Whistler, BC

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Whistler Pride Comedy Night featuring Pam Ann in Pam Ann Returns

One of the most anticipated events during Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is the Night of Comedy.

With the character of Pam Ann – Australian comedian-writer-producer-DJ Caroline Reid has developed a cult like status and continues to sell out tours globally. Pam’s barbed wit has seen her fly many a risky route and negotiate even the most politically incorrect flight path with her blisteringly funny take on the world of airlines and aircrew. Nothing is out of reach of her pristine white gloves, strutting up the aisle with a trolley full of beautifully unpredictable, acerbic airline satire. There’s not much Pam hasn’t seen or done – from crewing Elton John’s private jet at his express request, sharing a stadium stage on a tour of the UK with Cher, and counting Madonna in her legion of devoted fans worldwide.

Go on a jolly f**king holiday with PAM ANN RETURNS, a brand new show starring the perfectly-inappropriate-in-every-way air-hostess Pam Ann. From feeding the birds in coach to flying kites in first class, Pam Ann’s barbed wit has seen her hilariously negotiate even the most politically incorrect flight path. A spoonful of ‘sugar’, a xanax and some Mary Poppers will help you get through this flight with PamAnn in the most delightful hysterical f**cked up way!

NOTE:  Nicole Byer was originally announced to perform but she withdrew her performance. Pam Ann has graciously agreed to make an emergency landing in Whistler and deliver a great night for all! Please contact Festival Director Sunil Sinha at Sunil@Whistlerpride.com with any questions about this programming change.

Comedy Night and the After Party are included in Full-Week Festival pass. Those passes are already on sale and included in some Host Hotel Booking Packages.

Wednesday Jan 29 | Doors at 7pm | Show at 8pm

Presented in partnership with the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Province of BC

      

 19+ ID Required.
Sorry – NO GUM allowed at this venue.
Included in Full Week Pass.
Individual Tickets available online and at the door.
Book early to select the best seating.

Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

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Alphabet Soup + Whistler Pride Film Screening, “Krow’s TRANSformation”

The Whistler Public Library partners with Whistler Pride and OUTtv for an LGBTQ+ film screening for teens and adults.

Krow’s TRANSformation documents the three year journey of Canadian-born model Krow as he transitions from successful ‘female’ model to his true authentic self. The documentary, produced in association with OUTtv, follows Krow from his very first hormone treatment through to making his debut at Paris Fashion Week, walking as a male model for Louis Vuitton. The documentary – directed and produced by Gina Hole Lazarowich – has already garnered a great deal of attention, recently opening the 27th Annual Raindance Film Festival on the 18th of September, 2019. In addition to the attention garnered in the world of film, the documentary has also caught the attention of the Canadian government and was recently discussed in the B.C legislative assembly.

Alphabet Soup is a monthly drop-in program for LGBTQ+ individuals along with their friends, family, and allies, presented in partnership with the Whistler Youth Centre and Whistler Community Services Society.

Thursday Jan 30 | 7pm
Free Event. Open to all ages. Whistler Public Library 4329 Main Street Whistler, BC

SPLASH Indoor Pool Party
Presented by Whistler Brewing Co.

Let’s get soaking wet! Dive into the always packed, always fun Whistler Pride festival Indoor Pool Party! Pool-side beats by Vancouver favourite local Brazilian Carolina Campos!

Grab the free shuttle leaving from the Aava Hotel starting at 9:30PM, running every 30-minutes. Bring your OWN Towel & Swimsuit. Lockers available on site.

Thursday Jan 30 | 10pm – 1:30am
19+ ID Required.
Not included in any passes.
Individual Tickets available online and at the door (subject to availability).

Meadow Park Sports Centre
8625 Highway 99, Whistler, BC

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DRAG BINGO at CABN
Raising funds for Foundation of Hope

Drink and daub with purpose, win fabulous prizes, bid in the charity auction, and raise much needed funds so Foundation of Hope can continue the incredible work of helping LGBT refugees start a new life in Canada. Mina Mercury and Gloria Hole, your drag hostesses for the night lead the room through a riotous night of bingo, storytelling, lip-syncs, and costume changes! There may even be a special guest or two! 

Presented in co-operation with Tuck Entertainment

Friday  Jan 31 | 9pm – 2:00am
19+ ID Required.
Mandatory Coat Check.
Not included in any passes.

Admission – donations at the door – minimum donation of $15 per person. Includes one set of bingo cards.

CABN at the Aava Whistler Hotel
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler BC

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FURROCIOUS 

Let your inner animal out at FURROCIOUS, the Whistler Pride Festival Friday-night leather, uniform, gear and more party! Dress to feel sexy and dance all night to the dirty tribal beats of the one-and-only Nina Flowers.

Friday Jan 31 | 10pm – 2am
19+ ID Required.
Sorry – NO GUM allowed at this venue.
Proceeds from mandatory coat and bag check to to charity.
Included in Full Week and Weekend passes.
Individual Tickets available online and at the door.

Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

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LADY BUNNY in PIG IN A WIG

Don’t miss the legendary warthog of Wigstock, Lady Bunny in PIG IN A WIG. America’s favourite sow in a smock promises a night of corn-fed comedy, filthy music and plenty of wallowing in the mud. The show will feature Broadway parodies, Bunny’s salute to Laugh-In, some brand new material and some so old that only the dead will recall it.

With her glitzy outfits, sky-high wigs and false eyelashes long enough to embarrass Tammy Faye Baker, multi-talented drag artist LADY BUNNY would turn heads even if looking glamorous was her only talent. Bunny has been lucky enough to share a stage with many of her idols-including Patti Labelle, Joan Rivers, Bea Arthur, Elvira, Chaka Khan, Jennifer Hudson, Grace Jones, Jennifer Holliday… and now she’s coming to Whistler to share a night with you.

Saturday  Feb 1 | 9pm – 2:00am
10pm show – meet & greet after the show
19+ ID Required.
Mandatory Coat Check.
Not included in any passes.

Individual Tickets available online and at the door (subject to availability).

CABN at the Aava Whistler Hotel
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

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SNOWBALL the Main Event presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka

The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival massive main event and grand finale! A spectacular one-of-a-kind experience in the Conference Centre. Drink and Dance until 4 AM with design by Debut and lights, lasers and tech by PSAV. U.S. Born U.K. based hit-maker Tom Stephan headlines with a special opening set by Chicago house music devotee Karsten Sollors.

Saturday Feb 1st | 10pm – 4am
19+ ID Required.
Sorry, NO GUM allowed at this venue.
Proceeds from mandatory coat and bag check to to charity.
Included in Full Week and Weekend passes.
Individual Tickets available online and at the door.

Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

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