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Whistler Summer Festivals: It's Time to Celebrate!

Whistler is home to a bunch of summer festivals that offer a little something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure or a peaceful getaway, Whistler has a festival for you this summer!

Whistler Multicultural Festival

Whistler Multicultural Festival

June 8, 2018

Celebrate Whistler’s sixth Multicultural Festival at Florence Petersen Park between the Whistler Public Library and Whistler Museum. Experience the different cultures of Whistler through food, music, dance, and other cultural activities. You can also bring the little ones because there will be lots of cultural activities available for children including a special kids’ corner. Whistler’s Multicultural Festival is organized by locals but this free event is open to anyone and everyone!

Canada Day in Whistler

July 1, 2018

While Canada Day in Whistler may not be an official festival, it sure feels like one! Join Whistler as we celebrate Canada Day the entire long weekend with special events, street entertainment, and free concerts from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. It doesn’t matter where you’re from because Canada Day is a celebration for all, so don’t miss the party in Whistler this year!

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Whistler Children’s Festival

July 6 - 8, 2018

Whistler’s Children Festival returns this July bringing hands-on art workshops, crafts, theatre, multimedia, dance, music, and magical performances to the Whistler Olympic Plaza. Now in its 35th year, the Whistler Children’s Festival is the perfect excuse for you and the whole family to book a trip to Whistler. 2018 promises some new activities at the festival, including; the Make-It Tent, a Science World interactive surprise show, KEVA planks, and more. You can head over to the Whistler Children’s Festival to register for all the dance parties, live music, and festival fun.

Whistler Wanderlust

Wanderlust Whistler

August 2 - 5, 2018

Rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul at Wanderlust Whistler. This all-out celebration of mindful living is back in Whistler for another year of new ideas, new friends, and new foods. Come together with a dynamic family of unique instructors, musicians, speakers, chefs, and peers during this multi-day festival which explores different paths of life.

Crankworx Whistler Mountain Bike Festival

August 10 - 19, 2018

Celebrates the heart and soul of mountain biking at the world-famous Crankworx in Whistler. Riders and bike fans come from around the world for a week of gravity-fuelled racing, slopestyle competitions, Kidsworx, bike demos, and the chance to ride Whistler’s trails with like-minded bike fans. With tons of free events to view and plenty of action happening in the Village, Crankworx is one of Whistler’s best festivals.

Whistler Accommodations

Are you looking for somewhere to stay in Whistler during the summer? Lodging Ovations has three hotel properties, Legends, Evolution, and First Tracks Lodge, each located in Whistler Creekside with their own charms. Check out our special deals and packages so you can book yourself the best trip to Whistler possible!

Photo Credit: Tourism Whsitler / Justa Jeskova / Mike Crane