February 8, 2013: Whistler, BC − Families looking for a fun way to spend Wednesday evenings now have a great new option. The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is now hosting a new event called Whistler Presents: Family Night at Whistler Olympic Plaza.
December 18, 2012: Whistler, BC – Now is the perfect time to get those skates sharpened, pull on your helmet or toque and get ready for some free family skating at the new permanent ice skating rink at Whistler Olympic Plaza. The rink officially opens at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 20 with a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden and a performance by the Whistler Skating Club. Cupcakes will be served at 2:30 p.m. with free skate rentals available from 2:30 p.m. to 4 pm. The facility will also be open that evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Whistler, B.C. – Already a visually awe-inspiring canvas of snow-capped mountain peaks and lush forest floors, Whistler spreads its sensory wings this summer, elevating auditory appreciations with outdoor performances by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO).
In 2010, the world's attention was focussed on Whistler and Vancouver for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Along with the sporting events, the rich cultures and traditions of Canada's Aboriginal Peoples were proudly displayed. The Four Host First Nations came together in the spirit of friendship and cooperation to welcome the world and showcased their First Nations cultures as a vibrant and integral part of Canada's heritage.
Imagine skating outdoors with your family and friends this holiday season. Surrounded by the breathtaking scenery, the twinkle of festive lights and the Olympic rings, visitors and residents alike will have the chance to experience one of Canada’s favourite recreational past times in the heart of Whistler Village.
The Barenaked Ladies return to play a free concert in Whistler Olympic Plaza from 8:15pm to 10pm on Sunday, August 21. Local rockers, Brother Twang, will open for them at 7pm. Remember to dress warmly for evening concerts as it can get cold once the sun drops behind the mountains.
The Whistler Presents Concert Series is part of a variety of free entertainment taking place throughout Whistler this summer, including performances by international artists, family-friendly street entertainment and sport and culture events.
The 2012 RBC GranFondo Whistler will bring 7,000 cyclists on an epic journey from downtown Vancouver, along the Sea to Sky highway and through Squamish to finish in Whistler on Blackcomb Way. The route features breathtaking views of Howe Sound and challenging climbs through the Coast Mountain Range.