Raising Our Voices – Whistler’s 5th Annual Celebration of International Women’s Day

Raising Our Voices – Whistler’s 5th Annual Celebration of International Women’s Day

Whistler’s premier showcase of awesome musical women is back!

Raising Our Voices – A Celebration of International Women’s Day is an annual fundraiser for the Howe Sound Women’s Centre. The event showcases local female talent with more than 20 female musicians donating their time and talent to support this community affair.

Combined with donations accepted at the door, there is a large silent auction – Last year we raised over $16,000!

Thursday, March 8, 2019 | 5-10pm | Maury Young Arts Centre 
By donation | All proceeds support Howe Sound Women’s Centre
Reception, silent auction, performances by local musicians, cash bar

“When you put all those musicians in a room with the members of our Sea to Sky communities you get one big PARTY!”

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Read the 2018 Blog Post: International Women’s Day – Insight from the Organizer


Celebrate International Women’s Day by sharing your musical talents with an appreciative crowd!

On Friday March 8, the Howe Sound Women’s Centre (HSWC) and Arts Whistler are hosting a fundraiser for HSWC, at the Maury Young Arts Centre and providing performance opportunities for female musicians, all while celebrating International Women’s Day.

This is the 5th Annual International Women’s Day music showcase here in Whistler.

Call for Musicans – Sign up now to participate

Application deadline: February 15, 2019


The Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society is a for purpose charitable organization that has been serving the Sea to Sky Community for over 34 years. The Women’s Centre is focused on supporting women, children and youth who are in need of emergency shelter, support, referrals and advocacy, and in particular, those who are experiencing high conflict, violence or abuse. The Women’s Centre offers emergency housing, children and youth focused programs, as well as Multicultural Outreach, and health and wellness programs.
The Squamish and Whistler Women’s Centres receive over 5,500 visits annually. The Women’s Centre also operates Pearl’s Value & Vintage, a second hand thrift store, with all proceeds from sales supporting Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society programs. Find out more.