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Save Money by Booking Direct with Aloha!


  When planning your trip to the stunning mountains of Whistler, British Columbia, saving money is always a welcome bonus. One of the best ways to do this is by booking directly with Aloha Whistler Accommodations. While popular online booking platforms like Airbnb and VRBO are convenient, they often come with hidden fees that can add up quickly. By booking directly with Aloha, you can avoid these fees and put...

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President’s Week in Paradise: Your Whistler Adventure Awaits


Whether it’s your first time seeing Canada’s breathtaking Rocky Mountains or your tenth, there’s no better time to visit world-famous Whistler than President’s Week (Feb. 19 – 23). You and your family can fly out of many American cities at breakfast and be in Vancouver, BC (just an hour away from Whistler) by lunchtime. If you’d like to make the short hop from Vancouver to Whistler in luxury style, consider...

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Feast and Fireside: Whistler’s Top Winter Dining Destinations


As winter descends again and those first glorious layers of powder cover the mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb, there’s more to look forward to than epic ski slopes and breathtaking mountain vistas. Whistler’s abundance of excellent dining establishments won’t just feed you – they’ll provide a refuge from the cold and a taste of pure comfort. We couldn’t possibly cover them all here, but read on to learn about a...

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Your Winter Adventures Await: 10 Must-Try Family Friendly Activities In Whistler


From ice skating to bungee jumping, Whistler Blackcomb has activities for everyone. And whatever you choose during your stay, you’re guaranteed to leave with priceless memories and stories. Now let’s explore some of the family-friendly winter activities you can plan for this season.   Snowshoeing     It’s more strenuous than hiking, but slower paced and more relaxed than skiing or snowboarding. Snowshoeing is a great activity for the whole...

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From Markets To Mazes, Whistler’s Winter Event Calendar Is Packed With Options


From festivals to wellness retreats or even luge lessons, and all the classic winter holiday events you’d expect in Whistler, here’s a quick highlight reel of what to look forward to in the upcoming winter season.   Holiday Markets     Arts Whistler Holiday Market, Nov. 25-26: The Arts Whistler Holiday Market is a two-day extravaganza featuring vendors from the Sea to Sky region. Celebrating its 32nd year, it’s the...

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Snow Seekers: Get Ready For Opening Day at Whistler-Blackcomb


As opening day approaches and we all start dusting off our ski, snowboard, and winter adventure gear, let’s take a look at some of the facts about Whistler’s snowfall and winter weather to help you prepare for the coming season.   Whistler Blackcomb Climate Facts Whistler and Blackcomb are located in the Coast Mountain Range, given that name due to their proximity to the Pacific coast. Being so close to...

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Cornucopia


Cornucopia 2011Cornucopia is Whistler'sCelebration of Wine and Food. This incredible event takesplace over the November long weekend from the 10th to13th.  Over the four days you can take part in anumber of events, including seminars hosted by renowned industryprofessionals.  This is the perfect opportunity to combineyour passion for incredible wines with an interactive andinformative tasting environment.  As well as the great line upof seminars you can experience gala tasting events, winemaker'sdinners and famous after-parties.  Cornucopia is nowrecognised as the "West Coast's premier resort-based epicureanextravaganza".

The CRUSH Gala Tasting held on the Friday and Saturdayevening at the Whistler Conference Centre is the flagship tastingevent of Cornucopia.  This is the one event you donot want to miss during the Cornucopia weekend.  This is agreat event suitable for everyone, whether you are an experiencedgourmet or just appreciate a glass of wine.  Enjoy the vibrantatmosphere whilst you sip, sample and savour your way throughdozens of wineries from all over the world.

After the CRUSH Gala tastings there will be the infamousAfter Parties! Details have yet to be announced, so checkback later when all will be revealed.

Other highlights of the weekend include the HouseParty on Thursday evening at the Whistler ConferenceCentre.  This is a new hot event of the year, House Partycombines live music with local foods and domestic wines.

Day time events include the Viking Stage Seriestastings, Chef's Trip to the Farm, Chef's Table Luncheonand number of seminars.

For a complete schedule of daily events, times and ticket costs,please or visit the Cornucopia Website.

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Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Whistler Events, Resort News | Permalink

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RBC GranFondo Whistler Weekend


RBC GranFondo Whistler Weekend

The second RBC GranFondo Whistler will be taking placeon Saturday September 10th. This epic 122 kmbike ride from Vancouver to Whistler will bring more than 7,000riders plus their families and fans to Whistler and the area.

This is going to be an incredible weekend in Whistlerwith lots happening, including a free performance by54-40! As part of the Whistler Presents summer concertseries there will be free concerts and entertainment at theWhistler Olympic Plaza to celebrate the GranFondo weekend!

Friday evening live music and outdoormovie

On Friday September 9th at 6.30pm head overto the Whistler Olympic Plaza to see the electro funk tunes ofVictoria's Kuba Oms. After the free show there will be ascreening of the family-friendly film, BreakingAway, at 7:30 p.m.  Make sure you bring a blanketand sweater to watch this charming film.  This Academy Awardwinner (1979, Screenplay) cycles high on comedy as four friendscome to terms with life after high school. When top-notch cyclistDave (Dennis Christopher) learns that the world's bicyclingchampions are always Italian, he attempts to turn himself into anItalian, driving his parents (Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley) crazy.But everything changes after he meets the Italian racing team-anencounter that ultimately leads him and his friends (Dennis Quaid,Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley) to challenge the local collegeboys in the town's annual bike race.

During the day on Saturday if you are not participatingin the GranFondo, make sure you cheer and congratulate the7000 plus riders as they end their epic bike journey in WhistlerVillage.  The finish line is the best place for spectators toview the RBC GranFondo Whistler.

Free performance by 54-40 on Saturday

On Saturday evening 54-40 will be performing at 7 pm onthe stage at the Whistler Olympic Plaza.  Theselegendary Vancouver rockers will be playing all their hits. Theyare one of Canada's all-time favourite bands and their hits includeBaby Ran, She La, Casual Viewin', One Gun, Ocean Pearl, Love YouAll, and Music Man.

This is going to be a great weekend and a great excuseto stay the whole weekend in Whistler whether you are a fan orparticipant.

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Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information, Whistler Events, Resort News | Permalink

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From Scenic Fairways to Majestic Peaks: Experience The Ultimate Golf Getaway


Dreaming about your next summer escape to the mountains? Come and experience the perfect fusion of luxury and golfing paradise during your stay at Aloha Whistler with our Stay & Golf package featuring the award-winning Nicklaus North Golf Course. Tee off against a backdrop of breathtaking mountains, lush boreal forests, and immaculate fairways winding through gorgeous highland valleys. Nestled in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia just 2 hours north...

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The 2022 Crankworx World Tour


The Crankworx announced the upcoming Crankworx World Tour 2022 in February this year. The Crankworx World Tour is a sequence of mountain bike festivals. Crankworx brings together top mountain bikers for an elite-level competition in various disciplines. The festival began in 2004 in Whistler and has since expanded into one of the most significant mountain-biking events. Crankworx has built a reputation as the definitive experience in mountain bike competitions. The...

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