Whistler is the perfect place to enjoy a truly Canadian Christmas with twinkling lights, a snow-covered Village and holiday events and activities to entertain the entire family:
- Ski and snowboard every day with both mountains open on 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
Ring in the New Year in Whistler Village with a free and family-style celebration at several venues within the Village happening from noon to midnight. Brought to you by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Province of British Columbia, each venue is filled with lively entertainment, games, crafts, and activities.
The festivities begin at noon with a special Family Après at Whistler Olympic Plaza and a variety of indoor activities at the Whistler Conference Centre. Later in the evening, bundle up and head to Skier’s Plaza for a special edition Fire & Ice show, plus dazzling fireworks displays at 8 PM and midnight.
The Whistler New Year’s Eve Celebration is a family-friendly and alcohol-free event. The consumption of alcohol is only permitted at licensed venues.
More New Year’s Eve Fun
- Special edition Fire & Ice Show at 11:30 PM – best viewed from Skier’s Plaza
- Ice skating at Olympic Plaza until 11 PM, skate rentals $6
New Year's Parties & Nightlife
Thanks to Whistler's eclectic nightlife scene, there are parties guaranteed at every pub and club in town and festive celebrations at local restaurants. Check back closer to the date for all 2019 New Year's Eve parties.
Location: Various Venues in Whistler | Time: Noon to Midnight
Say goodbye to the old and welcome in the new at Whistler’s New Year’s festivities for all ages. The excitement starts early in Olympic Plaza with an expanded Family Après or come in from the cold, get cozy and discover a variety of activities at the Whistler Conference Centre. Both venues offer entertainment starting at noon. Catch the excitement of the High-Flying Snow Show at 7:30 or at the Fire & Ice show at 11:30 PM, followed by fireworks at 8 PM and midnight. Fireworks are best viewed from Skier’s Plaza, located at the base of Whistler Mountain. Free public transit within Whistler is available from 6 PM to 4 AM.