Whistler Pride and Ski Festival 2020  UPDATE COMING SOON!

Download the Whistler pride App

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.

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.
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 W.A.G. (Whistler Animals Galore Society). No race experience necessary. Skiers and snowboarders welcome. Run as many times as you feel like donating. Winners for fastest, slowest, and for coming closest to your predicted time.

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

PARADE DAY – Whistler Pride SkiOUT and March

A sight to behold and a signature moment of the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival.  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 in the march through the village in celebration of diversity and inclusivity.  The parade ends at the Whistler Pride Conference Centre with drinks and dancing at the festival’s T-Dance, offering free admission until 6pm.

Friday Jan 31 | 3:30pm – 5pm
Whistler Mountain and Whistler Village
Free to participate. All ages event.
Everyone welcome! 

Whistler Pride Apres Skis

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 to Saturday, Jan 27 – Feb 1 | 3pm – 6pm
Free admission.
19+ ID Required.

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

 

Whistler Pride EATS Programming – 2020 Updates coming soon

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.

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

 

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 Carolina Campos on Friday and Karsten Sollors on Saturday!

Friday January 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.

Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC

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NIGHTLY EVENTS AT CABN

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 | Sunday January 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.
Included in Full Week Pass.

Game Night: playing Cards Against Humanity | Monday Jan 27 | 9pm – 12am
Hilariously fun group game hosted by Ryan Steele. Included in Full Week Pass.

CABN Lounge | Tuesday Jan 28 | 9pm – 12am
Relax and unwind at the CABN. Free event

Comedy Night After-Party | Wednesday Jan 29 | 10pm – 1am
Included in Full Week Pass.

#TBT Throwback |Thursday Jan 30 |  10:pm – 1am
Retro Dance Party
Included in Full Week and Weekend Passes.

TBA| Friday Jan 31 | 9pm – 1am

TBA | Saturday Feb 1 | 9pm – 1am
19+ ID Required.
Mandatory Coat Check.
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.

i 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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Drag Becomes Him Follows Jinx Monsoon

Alphabet Soup + Whistler Pride Film Screening, Movie TBA

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

Wednesday Jan 29 | 5pm – 7pm
Free Event. Open to all ages. 

Whistler Public Library
4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC

TBA
Whistler Pride Comedy Night 

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

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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SPLASH Indoor Pool Party

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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Whistler Pride Cabaret Night 2

Details to be announced before November 22nd.

Friday  Jan 31 | 9pm – 1:00am
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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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.
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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Whistler Pride Cabaret Night 2

Details to be announced before November 22nd.

Saturday  Feb 1 | 9pm – 1:00am
19+ ID Required.
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 Massive Main Event Closing Party

 

The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival massive closing party where we create a spectacular one-of-a-kind experience in the Conference Centre. Dance until 4 AM as we bring DJ/Producer Tom Stephan (Superchumbo) to Whistler Pride for the first time with an opening set by rising star Karsten Sollors!

Saturday Feb 1st | 10pm – 4am
19+ ID Required.
Sorry, NO GUM allowed at this venue.

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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