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Your Guide to Happy Hour in Whistler: Our 21 Favourites

Picture this, you have just spent a fantastic day in Whistler exploring the mountains, and you make your way back into the village. You are thirsty. You are hungry. You need a Whistler happy hour. Happy hour is a non-skiers Apres with menu items offered at super reduced prices. The usual happy hour is right…

Whistler Craft Beer: Where to Quench Your Thirst 2024 Updates

The craft beer craze has exploded in British Columbia over the last decade, and while some might overlook the ski town, the true cerevisa-phile knows about the thriving Whistler craft beer scene.  From gourmet restaurants to local hangouts, the whole resort has embraced craft beer, which isn’t surprising as there are two breweries in town. …

An Epic On Mountain Whistler Winter Itinerary

Known as the mecca of North American skiing, an epic day at Whistler Blackcomb means you need an epic Whistler winter itinerary. And if you have come all the way here, you might as well spend as much time as possible ON the mountain, rather than off. Check out our on mountain Whistler itinerary to…

Nightlife in Whistler | Weekly Events, Trivia Nights, and Live Music (2024 Updates)

We know you’ve heard the stories—your friends head off to Whistler for the ultimate vacation, but when they come back, it’s not just the skiing, snowboarding, biking, or hiking they can’t stop talking about. The clubs in Whistler almost always get a mention. The Whistler night scene is like no other, with countless bars, pubs,…

The Best Hot Tubs in Whistler | Updated 2022

Here in Whistler, we’re pretty good at getting outside, having adventures, and earning our apres-beers.  What else are we good at? Relaxing.  With most of the hotels and AirBnb’s in Whistler having their private hot tubs, having a little hot soak has to be the best way to wind down after a long ski day. …

A Forged Favourite: The Whistler Sliding Centre

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme…yep, that’s right, it’s bobsleigh time! For anyone inspired by the best underdog story of all time, you might be surprised to hear that you can have your very own Cool Runnings experience right here in Whistler. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Whistler this winter, look…

Apres The Apres | After the Apres Ski But Before the Club

If you’ve been to Whistler, B.C. before on a ski or snowboard trip, you’ve probably seen the unparalleled apres scene. Champagne guns, patio parties, roaring outdoor fires and an unlimited flow of booze and dancing. The apres party is a great way to follow an epic day on the mountain. However, there’s a bit of…

Scandinave Spa Whistler | Your Complete Guide (2020 Updates)

You may have come to Whistler, BC to put your body through it s paces – skiing, hiking, biking, golfing, paddling – but we’d highly recommend taking at least one day off to treat yourself too. Whistler has heaps of spas to choose from, but one of our favourites is the Scandinave Spa Whistler. An…

Inspiration for your Next Apres Ski in Whistler (2020 Update)

“You should Après everyday. It’s like taking a shower.” GoWhistler Like all the famous Après-ski scenes around the world, Whistler’s scene is almost bigger than the mountain itself. One might expect an epic Après party at one of the premier snow destinations in the world. But, après in Whistler goes the extra mile and continues…

What To Do in Whistler This Weekend (20 Ideas)

World-renowned for its outdoor activities, Whistler is a place adventurous people flock to each year to find adventure and are rarely left unsatisfied. Twelve months of the year there is always something to discover in the heart of the Whistler mountains. Excellent for a group getaway, here are the obvious and the not-so-obvious things to…

Whistler Blackcomb FAQ (Get Answers To All Your Questions)

Are you thinking about visiting our lovely mountain town of Whistler? Or planning to do a season away from home? Or maybe you’re looking to stay a bit longer than that? Either way…Welcome to our mountain Whistler Blackcomb. It’s truly a beautiful escape from your everyday.  Although beautiful, does it feel daunting? Sometimes visiting a…

16 Things to Do in Whistler This Winter – Local’s Edition

What to do in Whistler in winter? Skiing is great, but sometimes you have to fill in the in between times. Being bored in Whistler is practically a foreign concept, even when the skies are grey and the temperatures are in the negatives… Whether you’ve lived in Whistler for decades or are starting your first…

MLK Day In Whistler 2020 | Your Go-To Guide

What is a whistler college weekend? A respectful, civilized weekend to celebrate the most visible leader in the Civil Rights Movement? Probably not the most accurate description.  MLK Jr.’s “dream” was a little bit different than the dream weekend that the late-January long weekend has become in Whistler. MLK weekend in Whistler, to be straightforward,…

Spring Break 2019 | Why You Need to Ski Whistler Blackcomb

Spring break – the highlight of the year for most college students. While many might head to the beach, we reckon a ski trip is the best spring break idea for college students. A spring break ski trip means days playing in the snow and nights dancing on tables as the sun goes down.  And…

The Ultimate Whistler Bucket List | 20 Things to Do in Whistler Before You Die

It would take a lifetime to take in everything that Whistler has to offer. Whatever the season, there are literally hundreds of ways to spend an unforgettable day. From on mountain adventures to adrenalin pumping experiences, from world-class events to the perfect quiet moment, and from the best parties in Canada to luxurious fine dining,…

15 Whistler Must Do’s Beyond the Mountain

Did you know that more people visit Whistler in the summer than the winter? Perhaps they’re finally catching on to what the locals have always known: there’s far more to Whistler than ski slopes. There’s so much in Whistler for the non-skier that you could plan a whole trip without ever buying a lift pass….

Whistler’s Favourite Mountain Biking Apres Bars

The Apres, a time to sit back, relax and tell the tales of the shredded berms and sick whips of the day. Wait just a minute, you may say, that’s not what you talk about at the Apres-Ski! Well, move over winter and snow, the tradition of the Apres has migrated to the world of…

Party On! May Long Weekend in Whistler

Let’s get this over with: the May Long Weekend in Whistler has something of a reputation. Whether that’s a good or bad thing probably depends on where you’re coming from. Is it an amazing weekend to party in Whistler? For sure. Does it sometimes get a little out of control? For sure. If you’re looking…

Whistler’s Showcase Showdown – Update 2019

If you know your methods from your indies, and your backside boardslides from your cork 7s, you won’t want to miss the Showcase Showdown 2019 on Saturday, March 30. The longest running snowboard competition in Canada draws an eager crowd of locals and visitors alike. Whether you want get sendy yourself, or just watch other,…

Ziplining in Whistler | Winter Edition

You may think that winter in Whistler is just for the skiers and snowboarders out there. After all, it does has a pretty unbeatable reputation as the biggest (and best) ski resort in North America. But you might be surprised to learn how many epic winter activities there are for those who aren’t inclined to…

Whistler Blackcomb From the Air | A Helicopter Trip to Remember

While we’re pretty content spending most of our days throwing axes and drinking craft beer, we’re also stoked on getting to know our hometown as well as we can. And you can’t say you’ve truly seen the best of Whistler until you’ve seen it from above – on a helicopter ride. Make no mistake, we…

The Perfect Winter Day

There are tons of things to see & do in Whistler, other than hitting the slopes! A few of our recommendations: Zipline with TAG or Ziptrek through the snow covered trees Blackcomb Snowmobile, beginner or experienced, they have terrain for everyone Vallea Lumina with TAG, the lights are extra magical with the snow Cross country…

100 Things to Do in Whistler, BC

You’re coming to Whistler? Lucky you! Now what? Get the exciting going and really dig into what this little ski town has to offer. Hint, it’s not just skiing. It’s biking, hiking, bobsledding. It’s craft beer, baked treats, and fine dining. It’s axe throwing, zip-lining, partying, and SO much more. To help you get started on…

Visiting Whistler in Winter, What You Need to Know Before You Get Here

Interested in learning about the best Whistler winter activities? Whistler in winter just makes sense. Don’t get us wrong, the other seasons come with their own delightful attributes (see our guides to fall and summer), but coming to visit what’s been voted multiple times North America’s number one ski resort during the snowy season is…

The Ultimate Guide to Whistler Spas: Updated 2019 [Infographic]

  Just because we throw axes all day long, doesn’t mean we don’t know a thing or two about rest and relaxation. The Whistler spa scene is abundant and luxurious. Arguably, we have some of the nicest places to relax in the world. Whether you ski or not, there are countless special spa experiences to…