Events in Whistler

Whistler Events
Whistler Readers and Writers Festival
October 14th, 2010 to October 16th, 2010

Whistler plays host to a variety of literary events celebrating the written word during the eighth annual Whistler Readers and Writers Festival. Emerging and experienced writers will gather for various workshops, readings, competitions and seminars that cater to readers as well as emerging and experienced writers. For further information and the festival schedule visit www.theviciouscircle.ca.

Halloween Mountain Bike Toonie Ride

October 28th, 2010

This special Halloween Toonie Ride takes place at Lost Lake Park. Organized by WORCA, Whistler’s Off Road Cycling Association, the ride ends with a complimentary après sponsored by a local Whistler business. Riders must be WORCA members and rides are open to all abilities. Sign-in at 5:30 pm. Check out the season schedule and become a WORCA member.

ARTrageous

November 11, 2010

Whistler’s original arts party, this is a one-night stand for artists, art lovers and art class renegades. This annually sold-out event is an eclectic fusion of visual art, costume, creation stations, photo studio experiments, live music, dance and beer. (Venue TBA) Watch last year’s video here. For more information go to www.artswhistler.com.

Whistler Cornucopia –November 11 to 14, 2010

Cornucopia is Whistler’s premier wine and food extravaganza. The annual eventis a unique opportunity to mingle, mix and learn from acclaimed chefs, sommeliers, vintners, along with local and visiting restaurateurs. Featuring a sumptuous variety of hands-on seminars, fascinating winemaker dinners, gala tasting events and sizzling after-parties, Cornucopia offers something for both the experienced gourmet and those seeking to better appreciate the epicurean delights of wine and food.

FIBT Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup

November 25 to 27, 2010

The Viessmann FIBT World Cup tour kicks off in Whistler! This Bobsleigh and Skeleton competition is the first at an Olympic Venue since the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Come cheer on the world’s Olympians and Canada’s medalists. Experience the athletes’ thrill of speed, the thunderous sound of sleds, and the excitement of a hometown crowd! More information to come. http://www.whistlerslidingcentre.com Bizarre Bazaar November 26 & 27, 2010 Whistler’s original artisan market, offering enough goodies, treats and treasures to complete everyone’s holiday shopping list. Featuring 100 artisans from the Sea to Sky Corridor, Lower Mainland and beyond, the 19th annual holiday fair boasts an array of ceramics, clothing, fine art, wood, glass, metal, jewelry, candles and aromatherapy products as well as Christmas decorations. For more information go to www.artswhistler.com.

Whistler Film Festival

December 1 to 5, 2010

Whistler’s action-packed celebration of film kicks off its 10th anniversary this year. On the bill are three exciting days filled with premieres and celebrated films from Canada and around the world, the annual Celebrity Challenge ski race and cool parties.

 

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