28th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
Featured EventJan 26, 2020 - Feb 02, 2020
Guests from around the world will descend upon Whistler for the 28th Whistler Pride and Ski Festival this January 26th – February 2nd, 2020. Taking part in skiing and snowboarding on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, après ski parties, a pride parade, theme events and mega weekend parties.
2020 Schedule Highlights
With 8 days filled with incredible events, the energy and diversity of the festival is reflected in the schedule. Enjoy Whistler Blackcomb's incredible terrain for skiing and riding each day and a new social event every night. Here are a few must-see events the festival is known for, but there's plenty more!
Daily Après Ski Sessions
January 26 – February 1, 2020 | 3 – 6 PM
After a fantastic day on the mountains, at the spa or simply hanging out in the Village, come together to meet and greet other festival participants at après-ski before heading out for the night. View the full schedule for locations and times by day. Free admission at CABN at Aava Whistler, the festival's host hotel.
Daily Ski and Snowboard Guiding
January 27 – February 2, 2020 | Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains
New to Whistler or simply looking for ski or snowboard buddies for the week? Meet on the mountains for the Whistler Pride and Ski guided groups and make new friends - all levels welcome. Meeting location changes by day, view the full schedule for more details.
Sip 'N Dip – Private Event at Scandinave Spa
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | 9:30 – 11:30 PM
Enjoy wine, beer, and music by DJ Foxy Moron at the Scandinave Spa pavilion and experience the traditional Scandinavian baths in a relaxing and natural environment.
Night of Comedy
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 7 PM
This entertaining night is not to be missed! Featuring Nicole Byer, one of the most versatile and recognizable new voices in comedy and the host of Netflix’s Emmy-nominated competition baking series NAILED IT. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, November 27.
Splash Indoor Pool Party
Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 10 PM – 1:30 AM
Let's get soaking wet! Carolina Campos bring the Brazilian heat at the annual Whistler Pride festival Pool Party. Bring your own towel and swimsuit. Clothes check and lockers available on site. Catch the free shuttle from the Aava Whistler hotel.
Annual Pride Ski Parade
Friday, January 31, 2020 | 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Join the annual Pride Ski + March where skiers and riders start on Whistler's mid-station on the Olympic Run and swoosh down the slopes in a sea of colour. Rainbow flags are carried with pride and skiers and riders dress in colour outfits as they descend down to Whistler Village at Skiers' Plaza. The giant Pride Flag is transferred from skier to marchers as the crowd continues down the Village Stroll to the Olympic Rings at Whistler Olympic Plaza, paying homage to the start of the very first Pride House at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. After the parade, join the celebrations at the Whistler Conference Centre for an afternoon après-ski T-dance.
Snowball Closing Party
Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 10 PM – 4 AM
NYC-born, UK-based DJ / Producer Tom Stephan headlines Whistler Pride's main event for the first time, sharing the night with Chicago-house devotee, Karsten Sollors. The festival pulls out all the stops and transforms the Whistler Conference Centre into a mega nightclub like you would find at other world-renowned locations. Sensational sound and visuals with stunning go-gos all tricked out and wired to keep you dancing until the lights come on at 4 AM.