Whistler Christmas Events

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Whistler is the perfect place to enjoy a Canadian white Christmas with twinkling lights, a snow covered Village and holiday events and activities to entertain all the family:

    Ski and snowboard every day with both mountains open over Christmas and New Year's and extended hours in the Village
    A host of special events to get into the spirit of the season, many of them free
    Fun activities for the whole family like tubing, ice skating and snowmobiling
    Book your white Christmas today. 2018/19 Winter Stay & Ski packages are available now!



Annual Holiday Events

From Christmas to New Year’s, there are plenty of things happening to entertain people young and old, from favourites like the the weekly Fire & Ice Show and Family Après to indoor playgrounds for the kids.
2018 Christmas Events in Whistler

Here is a list of events happening in Whistler over Christmas and New Year’s – please check back as new events are added.

November 20 - January 13
Festival of Trees

Location: Four Seasons Resort Whistler

November 22 - February 28
Whistler Gingerbread House

Location: Creekside 2067 Lake Placid Road

December 1
Pet Photos with Santa

Location: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 4 PM

December 1 - January 6
Trees of Hope

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

December 2
Community Hanukkah Celebration

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 2 - 4 PM

December 4
1st Annual Nita Wonderland

Location: Cure Lounge | Time: 7 PM

December 6
Art Lab: Felted Ornaments

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The 15th Annual Mountain FM Whistler Christmas Breakfast Food and Toy Drive

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 6 - 9 AM

December 8
Winter Faire at Whistler Waldorf School

Location: Whistler Waldorf School | Time: 10 - 2 PM
Christmas Magic & Photos with Santa

Location: Britannia Beach - Britannia Mine Museum | Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

December 9
Holiday Singapalooza with Barbed Choir

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: 7 PM - 9 PM
Whistler Children’s Chorus Holiday Concert

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 5 - 6 PM
Holiday Bricks 4 Kidz

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

December 11
Orphans' Christmas Party

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 6:00 PM

December 15
Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM
A Winter's Song

Location: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Chur | Time: 7:30 PM

December 16
Sweet Scarlet

Location: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Chur | Time: 5 PM
Dress Like Santa Day

Location: Whistler Mountain - Whistler Village Gondola | Time: 8 AM
Holiday Bricks 4 Kidz

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

December 17
Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 - 6 PM

Whistler knows how to après and now the whole family can celebrate a great day on the slopes with even more fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Parents can share stories about their day with a warm beverage while kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.



December 21
Story Time with Santa!

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 10 - 11 AM
Christmas Tales – Live Theatre

Location: Maury Young Arts Centre | Time: Doors open at 6:30 PM
Santa’s Sleigh and Boot Drive with Whistler’s Firefighters

Location: Mountain Square | Time: 3 - 6 PM

December 22
Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM

December 22 - January 6
Whistler Holiday Experience

Location: Whistler Conference Centre | Time: 10 AM - 6 PM (with some exceptions)

The Whistler Holiday Experience offers a wide range of fun, indoor activities and entertainment for children and their parents during the holiday season. Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games for free over the holiday break. Parents are also catered to - they can relax in the lounge area and enjoy a coffee or hot cocoa while the kids play. Please note: Whistler Holiday Experience is closed on December 25 and will open at noon on January 1.



December 23
Holiday Bricks 4 Kidz

Location: Whistler Public Library | Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM
Santa’s Sleigh and Boot Drive with Whistler’s Firefighters

Location: Mountain Square | Time: 3 - 6 PM
Fire & Ice Show

Location: Skier's Plaza | Time: Practice 6:30 PM & Show 7 PM

Where else but Whistler would performers entertain you with an electric mix of music, dance and spinning fire? Watch world-class athletes flip and twist through a burning ring of fire, then finish the night off with a first-class fireworks display. Following the show, head over to the Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) for the notorious Afterburn Party (adults only after 8 PM).



December 24
Christmas at The Lodge

Location: Aura Restaurant | Time: 5:30 PM
Family Après

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza | Time: 3 - 6 PM

Whistler knows how to après and now the whole family can celebrate a great day on the slopes with even more fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Parents can share stories about their day with a warm beverage while kids participate in a variety of outdoor winter activities and entertainment each week.


Christmas Eve Church Service

Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Macdonald Ballroom | Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Christmas Eve Carol Service

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 6:30 PM
Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church - Christmas Eve

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 10:30:00 PM

December 25
Christmas at The Lodge

Location: Aura Restaurant | Time: 5:30 PM

December 29
Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM

December 30
Fire & Ice Show

Location: Skier's Plaza | Time: Practice 6:30 PM & Show 7 PM

Where else but Whistler would performers entertain you with an electric mix of music, dance and spinning fire? Watch world-class athletes flip and twist through a burning ring of fire, then finish the night off with a first-class fireworks display. Following the show, head over to the Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) for the notorious Afterburn Party (adults only after 8 PM).


Made in Whistler Winter Artisan Market

Location: Westin Resort & Spa | Time: 12 - 5 PM

December 31
New Year's Eve - The Grill and Vine

Location: Grill & Vine | Time: 5 - 10 PM
Uncorked 2019

Location: Maxx Fish | Time: 9 PM
Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar’s New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Location: Araxi Restaurant + Bar
Il Caminetto New Year's Eve

Location: Il Caminetto
NYE Wine Tasting

Location: Aura Restaurant | Time: 6:30 PM
NYE with Basalt Wine & Salumeria

Location: Basalt Wine & Salumeria
GLC New Year's Eve 2019 Presented By CÎROC Vodka

Location: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) | Time: 10 PM
Bar Hop Whistler - NYE Edition

Location: Longhorn Saloon & Grill | Time: 8 PM
Whistler Presents: New Year’s Eve

Location: Various Locations | Time: Begins at Noon

Say goodbye to the old and welcome in the new at Whistler’s New Year’s festivities for all ages, brought to you by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Province of British Columbia. The excitement starts early in Olympic Plaza, with an expanded Family Après where everyone can experience a taste of Canadian outdoor fun. Or come in from the cold, get cozy and discover a variety of activities at the Whistler Conference Centre. Both venues offer entertainment from noon. Free public transit within Whistler runs from 6 PM to 4 AM.


Whistler Presents: New Year's Eve Fireworks

Location: Skier's Plaza | Time: 8 PM and again at Midnight

Want to ring in the New Year early? Come out for a High-Flying Snow Show starting at 7:30 PM followed by dazzling fireworks at 8 PM. At 11:30 PM, welcome in the New Year with a Special Edition Fire & Ice Show, capped off with a colourful, grand finale fireworks show at midnight. Fireworks are best viewed from Skier’s Plaza located at the base of Whistler Mountain.



January 6
Fire & Ice Show

Location: Skier's Plaza | Time: Practice 6:30 PM & Show 7 PM

Where else but Whistler would performers entertain you with an electric mix of music, dance and spinning fire? Watch world-class athletes flip and twist through a burning ring of fire, then finish the night off with a first-class fireworks display. Following the show, head over to the Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) for the notorious Afterburn Party (adults only after 8 PM).


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