Celebrate the Holidays in Whistler! Whistler isan amazing place to spend this special time of year. Inaddition to world class skiing and riding, Whistler has lots ofevents and festive activities happening.
Aloha Whistler has put together a list of must doWhistler activities that the entire family willenjoy. Many of these Whistler events are free!
Outdoor Ice Skating at the Whistler Olympic Plaza
The Whistler Olympic Plaza located across from theMarketplace will be transformed into an outdoor skating rink forthe winter. Use of the rink is free. Skaterentals are available for $5 from 11 am to 2pm and 6 pm to 9pm. The rink will be open daily from mid December from 11amto 9pm. Please note that the skating rink may close forspecial events.
Coca Cola Tube Park Whistler
The tube park is located at Base II on BlackcombMountain. Tubing is a fun activity for everyone and noexperience is required! The tube park is open daily fromDecember 17 to April 22 from 12pm to 8pm (11 am on weekends). There is a mini zone with mini tube for the younger children.
Whistler Holiday Experience
The Whistler Holiday Experienceis a free indoor activity fun zone located at the WhistlerConference Centre. It is open daily from December 16 toJanuary 2 (closed Dec 25 and 31). Santa will be making aspecial experience on December 17 and 18. This is a greatplace for the kids to hang out during the holidays. They willlove the bouncy castle, mini putt course, arts and crafts, videogames and much more! Parents can relax in the lounge areawith a hot drink.
First Night Whistler
First Night Whistler is alegendary New Years Eve celebration. This is a familyfriendly evening of entertainment and celebration that includesstreet entertainment, live music, local arts and family-friendlyactivities at indoor and outdoor venues throughout WhistlerVillage. There will be of course fireworks to ring in NewYear. This is an alcohol free evening. Tickets can bepurchased in advance at the Whistler Visitors Centre.
Whistler Sliding Centre
Visit the venue of the bobsleigh, luge and skeletoncompetitions of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. TheWhistler Sliding Centre is located at Base II on BlackcombMountain. You can now experience the thrill of theseincredible sports through the public sliding program for Skeletonand Bobsleigh. For more information and to book the thrill ofa lifetime, visit the Whistler Sliding Centre.
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre has been voted oneof the top Whistler attractions. The centre is dedicatedto the history and culture of local First Nations. The centrefeatures a museum, exhibits, a gift shop, cafe, gallery and atheatre showcasing a 15 minute film. The Squamish Lil’watCultural Centre will be hosting the WinterGathering on December 29th.
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