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May 19 – Oct 14 all-day
12:00 am
                May – September | Whistler Village Prepare to be entertained! From balloon twisters and fire spinners to Vancouver Symphony Orchestra quartets and professional dancers,  Whistler Village is bustling with free street entertainment all summer … Read More
7:00 pm
Each month the Whistler Public Library screens a foreign or art film that you will likely not see anywhere else. This month’s film: THE ARDENNES Directed by Robin Pront Belgium | 2015 | Crime Drama | Flemish & French with … Read More
Whistler Public Library
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Potters in the Sea-to-Sky are handcrafting over 100 unique ceramic bowls for the lunch event hosted by the SLCC. Chefs from Whistler restaurants prepare soups, to be enjoyed by guests in the bowl of their choice, which they then take … Read More
Squamish Lil'wat Culturall Centre
May 26 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come and witness OPM (Original Pilipino Music) at its finest with Sponge Cola, one of the most popular rock bands in the Philippines. The band was formed in 1998 and is composed of Yael Yuzon on Vocals, Gosh Dilay on … Read More
Maury Young Arts Centre
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Visit beautiful Lions Bay resident gardens featuring the work of Lions Bay artists. Live musical performances by Sea to Sky musicians. Free admission. Find out more.
Residential Gardens around Lions Bay
May 28 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Whistler Chamber Music Society presents Local Classics! Enjoy an appealing selection of classical music performed by our very own local professional classical musicians, playing a variety of instruments. Admission by donation. All proceeds go toward the Whistler Chamber Music Society.
Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church
12:00 am
 Culture Days Community Planning Sessions Whistler will have the honour of hosting the official opening ceremony for BC Culture Days on Thursday, September 28 at the Audain Art Museum. On Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, Whistler will present … Read More
Maury Young Arts Centre
7:30 pm
Join us for a conversation with Canadian authors Carmen Aguirre (Something Fierce) and Yasuko Thanh (Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains), moderated by Zsuzsi Gartner, founder of the Writers Adventure Camp. Carmen and Yasuko will be in Whistler to serve … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Jun 2 – Jun 26 all-day
12:00 am
June 2 – 26 | Sushi Village Feeling Chili? Warm up with some hot sake and a spark of inspiration.   Chili Thom fans are invited to come into Sushi Village, pick up an empty dumbo bottle, bring it home, … Read More
Sushi Village
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Kick off The Chili Thom Experience with an opening event at the Audain Art Museum to view His Masterpieces, mix and mingle with the community, and celebrate Chili Thom. Reception to follow at 7pm at Maury Young Arts Centre See more … Read More
Audain Art Museum
6:30 pm
June 3 & 4 | The Arts Centre Bar open from 6:30pm | Theatre doors 7:30pm | Showtime 8pm A sick and twisted Chili Thom film extravaganza! There are few words to describe a Chili Thom and Feet Banks Heavy Hitting … Read More
The Arts Centre
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Writers Adventure Camp is a unique immersive experience for emerging writers. Attend interactive workshops with award-winning professionals in your chosen genre while cross-fertilizing your creative output with exposure to other narrative arts.
The Point Artist-Run Centre
Jun 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
Fun for the whole family. This Musical will give you the warm fussies as the LB kids sing and dance into your heart!
Maury Young Arts Centre
6:30 pm
June 3 & 4 | The Arts Centre Bar open from 6:30pm | Theatre doors 7:30pm | Showtime 8pm A sick and twisted Chili Thom film extravaganza! There are few words to describe a Chili Thom and Feet Banks Heavy Hitting … Read More
The Arts Centre
7:00 pm
If you didn’t see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen, now’s your chance! Whistler Public Library will be screening a nominated film on the first and second Tuesday of each month this summer. Synopsis: Lee Chandler is … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
4:00 pm
The Whistler Multicultural Festival is back for the fifth year at Whistler Public Library and Florence Petersen Park. Organized by locals, for locals, this FREE event is open to anyone and everyone. Experience the different cultures of Whistler through food, … Read More
Whistler Public Library and Florence Petersen Park
Jun 10 – Oct 16 all-day
12:00 am
Edward Burtynsky, as a documentary photographer, has chronicled, over the past three decades, humanity’s influence over the Earth’s surface. Scarred Landscapes is an intimate look at how we, as a species, have altered our physical landscape through resource extraction. Open … Read More
Audain Art Museum
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
June 12 | 7pm-8:30pm | The Arts Centre These ladies have been working hard learning guitar songs and techniques. Come see this showcase of what they learned during the course!  
The Arts Centre
7:00 pm
If you didn’t see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen, now’s your chance! Whistler Public Library will be screening a nominated film on the first and second Tuesday of each month this summer. Synopsis: Five year old … Read More
Whistler Public Library
7:00 pm
See our Weekly Update link at biac.ca for more details.
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our whimsical and enlightening docents will lead families on tours of the Permanent Collection and special exhibitions that have been designed and tailored to engage children. Activities, games and movement bring the works of art to life, encouraging new ways … Read More
Audain Art Museum
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
9:30 am
Dads can enjoy free admission to the Museum and a free Spirit Bear organic fair trade coffee from our Thunderbird Café!
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Feel the urge for a summer game of bocce ball or croquet? The Whistler Public Library and Whistler Museum will be hosting Garden Games in Florence Petersen Park the third Tuesday of each month in the summer. Games and garden … Read More
Florence Petersen Park
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
COME CELEBRATE NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY WITH US! We offer Admission by Donation instead of our daily admission rate of $18. Join us for storytelling, crafts tours and performances scheduled throughout the day!
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6:00 pm
Enjoy a wonderful night out at the heritage lodge on the lake and help raise funds for The Point’s year-round arts programming. Fine BC wines paired with a spectacular menu, live music, and art auction!
The Point Artist-Run Centre
12:00 am
Over a dozen of Squamish gardens will be open on Saturday to welcome guests. VISUALS, Squamish Artists Society will add to the beauty of gardens by exhibiting works of local artists. Come and experience friendly-to-all-ages the vibrant mix of arts … Read More
Squamish gardens
12:00 am
Ride back into the recent and distant past in the Spring Reading Series: Historical Fiction reading event with authors Janie Chang, Kate Quinn, Roberta Rich and Jennifer Robson. History is anything but ho-hum in their latest novels, set in times … Read More
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
12:00 pm
Children’s Festival -Presented by Pemberton Arts Council & Pemberton Museum & Archives – supported by SLRD • Performance by children in program Face painting • Children’s entertainment – performer & music • Interactive art activities • Decorating of float for … Read More
Pemberton and District Museum and Archives
11:00 am
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by creatively communicating your love of our beautiful country. Whether it’s your home or your destination, Canada holds a special place in all our hearts. Date: Saturday, July 1 Time: 11am – 4 pm Cost: Free … Read More
Audain Art Museum
7:00 pm
If you didn’t see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen, now’s your chance! Whistler Public Library will be screening a nominated film on the first and second Tuesday of each month this summer. Synopsis: The extraordinary true … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Experience cinema under the stars this summer at the base of Whistler Mountain in Creekside. The Whistler Film Festival and the Creekside Merchants Association presents Whistler Summer Cinema – free, family friendly outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 5 … Read More
Creekside - Base of Whistler Mountain
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day
12:00 am
Whistler Children’s Festival Date: July 7-9, 2017 Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza & Maury Young Arts Centre Each summer, the heart of Whistler Village is transformed as tents, balloons, stages, and circus acts populate Whistler Olympic Plaza for the annual Whistler … Read More
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Our whimsical and enlightening docents will lead families on tours of the Permanent Collection and special exhibitions that have been designed and tailored to engage children. Activities, games and movement bring the works of art to life, encouraging new ways … Read More
Audain Art Museum
7:00 pm
If you didn’t see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen, now’s your chance! Whistler Public Library will be screening a nominated film on the first and second Tuesday of each month this summer. Synopsis: Fences is the … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Feel the urge for a summer game of bocce ball or croquet? The Whistler Public Library and Whistler Museum will be hosting Garden Games in Florence Petersen Park the third Tuesday of each month in the summer. Games and garden … Read More
Florence Petersen Park
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Experience cinema under the stars this summer at the base of Whistler Mountain in Creekside. The Whistler Film Festival and the Creekside Merchants Association presents Whistler Summer Cinema – free, family friendly outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 5 … Read More
Creekside - Base of Whistler Mountain
12:00 am
Take the tour! Explore the northernmost part of the Sea to Sky Corridor and the private retreats of local gardeners and artists. Surrounded by spectacular scenery in the privacy of their studios and gardens, see amazing landscapes, garden vistas and … Read More
Gardens from Birken to Pemberton Meadows
2:00 pm
Ever wonder about the artists that created the unique treasures found in the Audain Art Museum? Ease your curiosities by joining us each month for a lively conversation with a contemporary artist of our permanent collection as they bring their … Read More
Audain Art Museum
2:00 pm
Join us each month for a lively conversation with a contemporary artist of our permanent collection as they bring their works of art to life. Bill McLellan, Curator Emeritus NWC, UBC Museum of Anthropology, will be discussing the artworks housed … Read More
Audain Art Museum
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Experience cinema under the stars this summer at the base of Whistler Mountain in Creekside. The Whistler Film Festival and the Creekside Merchants Association presents Whistler Summer Cinema – free, family friendly outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 5 … Read More
Creekside - Base of Whistler Mountain
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6:00 pm
Select local improv actors will perform with members of Vancouver TheatreSports in a night of improv comedy, live music, dinner, and cash bar.
The Point Artist-Run Centre
12:00 am
In August and September of 2017, a group of juried artists and students will be tasked with painting large public murals in Squamish.
Squamish
7:00 pm
If you didn’t see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen, now’s your chance! Whistler Public Library will be screening a nominated film on the first and second Tuesday of each month this summer. Synopsis: Two brothers — … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Aug 2 – Aug 9 all-day
12:00 am
The Whistler Film Festival in association with Creekside Village present the WFF Summer Cinema Series featuring four, free, family friendly, outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 19 to August 9. Movies start at dusk (around 8pm). Bring your own lawn chair or … Read More
Creekside Base, Whistler
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Experience cinema under the stars this summer at the base of Whistler Mountain in Creekside. The Whistler Film Festival and the Creekside Merchants Association presents Whistler Summer Cinema – free, family friendly outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 5 … Read More
Creekside - Base of Whistler Mountain
2:00 pm
The Whistler Museum will be hosting its 21st annual LEGO Building Competition! It is open for children under 15 and there will be many great prizes to be won! Children are given a set amount of time to create something … Read More
Whistler Museum
7:00 pm
If you didn’t see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen, now’s your chance! Whistler Public Library will be screening a nominated film on the first and second Tuesday of each month this summer. Synopsis: The story of … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 4 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Experience cinema under the stars this summer at the base of Whistler Mountain in Creekside. The Whistler Film Festival and the Creekside Merchants Association presents Whistler Summer Cinema – free, family friendly outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 5 … Read More
Creekside - Base of Whistler Mountain
Aug 11 – Aug 20 all-day
12:00 am
The defining celebration of mountain biking. Venues at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park will serve as a modern day Colosseum to the world’s best mountain bike athletes. Downhill, enduro, trials, pump track, whip-offs, music, art – this festival has it … Read More
Whistler Village
Aug 11 – Aug 13 all-day
12:00 am
Featuring three days of live original theatre on the floating stage, lantern boat parade, roving musicians, children’s performance, dinner, and dancing to live bands in the heritage lodge and more!
The Point Artist-Run Centre
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Feel the urge for a summer game of bocce ball or croquet? The Whistler Public Library and Whistler Museum will be hosting Garden Games in Florence Petersen Park the third Tuesday of each month in the summer. Games and garden … Read More
Florence Petersen Park
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 11 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Experience cinema under the stars this summer at the base of Whistler Mountain in Creekside. The Whistler Film Festival and the Creekside Merchants Association presents Whistler Summer Cinema – free, family friendly outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 5 … Read More
Creekside - Base of Whistler Mountain
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our whimsical and enlightening docents will lead families on tours of the Permanent Collection and special exhibitions that have been designed and tailored to engage children. Activities, games and movement bring the works of art to life, encouraging new ways … Read More
Audain Art Museum
12:00 am
Art on the Farm is a hot feature of Slow Food Cycle Sunday, with art and crafts for sale and participatory fun for children. Meet some of our local visual artists and keep some space free in your bike basket … Read More
Across the Creek Organic Farm- Pemberton Slow Food Cycle
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Experience cinema under the stars this summer at the base of Whistler Mountain in Creekside. The Whistler Film Festival and the Creekside Merchants Association presents Whistler Summer Cinema – free, family friendly outdoor movie nights every Wednesday from July 5 … Read More
Creekside - Base of Whistler Mountain
12:00 am
Bowen Island’s annual parade and festival. At the BowFest field in Crippen Park, Bowen Island.
Crippen Park
8:00 pm
It’s time for the library’s third annual outdoor film screening, in celebration of their 31st birthday! This year, they’ll be screening HIDDEN FIGURES, beginning promptly at 8 p.m. in Florence Petersen Park. Once again, they’ll be partnering with neighbours, the … Read More
Florence Petersen Park
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day
12:00 am
Squamish ArtWalk 2017 will be a whole month celebration of Squamish artist and artisans! VISUALS, Squamish Artists Society and Squamish Art Council are happy to present Squamish ArtWalk 2017. The businesses of ArtWalk and Squamish studios will be open and … Read More
Squamish
12:00 am
Ever wonder about the artists that created the unique treasures found in the Audain Art Museum? Ease your curiosities by joining us each month for a lively conversation with a contemporary artist of our permanent collection as they bring their … Read More
Audain Art Museum

 

ONGOING EVENTS:

12:00 am
Mountain Galleries ongoing Artist in Residence Program in partnership with the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Each month the artist chosen by Mountain Galleries will live and paint in the hotel for one week, working from designated areas throughout the hotel giving … Read More
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont
May 19 – Oct 14 all-day
12:00 am
                May – September | Whistler Village Prepare to be entertained! From balloon twisters and fire spinners to Vancouver Symphony Orchestra quartets and professional dancers,  Whistler Village is bustling with free street entertainment all summer … Read More
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join long-time locals on the Whistler Museum’s Valley of Dreams Walking Tour as they lead you through Whistler Village and uncover the pioneer history of the region, tales behind the development of the mountains and Whistler’ own stories of the … Read More
Whistler Museum
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
ART TALKS First Saturday of each month 4pm Every month the Whistler Contemporary Gallery will be featuring an artist from their diverse collection of contemporary artists. The gallery invites the public to come and explore the artistic process offering a … Read More
Whistler Contemporary Gallery
Jun 10 – Oct 16 all-day
12:00 am
Edward Burtynsky, as a documentary photographer, has chronicled, over the past three decades, humanity’s influence over the Earth’s surface. Scarred Landscapes is an intimate look at how we, as a species, have altered our physical landscape through resource extraction. Open … Read More
Audain Art Museum
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
The Whistler Sports Academy’s Theatre Combo Camps uniquely combine fun-filled play-based morning theatrics with action-packed afternoon adventures. These immensely creative and community based summer camps proudly feature Ira Pettle, a truly gifted specialist when it comes to working with young … Read More
Whistler Secondary School
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
ART TALKS First Saturday of each month 4pm Every month the Whistler Contemporary Gallery will be featuring an artist from their diverse collection of contemporary artists. The gallery invites the public to come and explore the artistic process offering a … Read More
Whistler Contemporary Gallery
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
Every Sunday in the summer, rain or shine, join Whistler locals and visitors from around the world for live music on the back porch, art show inside the heritage lodge, Bocce and Brunch at the Cypress Point Café, best views … Read More
The Point Artist-Run Centre
11:00 am
Where nature meets rhyme and song! This program will be out in Florence Petersen Park giving children, parents, and caregivers the opportunity to learn songs, rhymes, and finger plays together in the great outdoors. For little lovers of the outdoors, … Read More
Whistler Public Library
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Reception June 17. See biac.ca for more details Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
12:00 am
Felted sculptures, 3D works, and paintings exploring birth, life, and death. bonniecampbell.net Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
This summer the Whistler Museum and the Whistler Public Library are teaming up for Crafts in the Park every Friday throughout July and August. Each week features a different craft for children ages 4 – 12 outside the Whistler Museum … Read More
Florence Petersen Park
12:00 am
Join artist Andrea Mueller as she teaches you how to get creative. Whistler is one of most beautiful places in the World and has always attracted and inspired artists to create and explore, take a class with Andrea and experience … Read More
Creative Workshops - Various locations around Whistler