Ten years ago the Whistler community of adventure seekers and sports enthusiasts came together for an unparalleled opportunity on the global stage as Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Now, it is time for the community to again pull out their red mittens, blue volunteer jackets, white torch bearer suits, and cow bells. Whistler will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the 2010 Games this February and March.
Throughout the two-month period, exciting programming will be underway at Whistler Public Library to bring the entire community together and provide a reunion for all who participated in the Games – from organizers, to volunteers, to torch bearers to the athletes who competed, to athletes who were inspired, to enthusiastic spectators and more.
“The magic that came to our mountain town during the incredible 27 days of the 2010 Games continues to permeate everything we do in both tangible and intangible ways,” said Whistler Mayor Jack Crompton. “We lived the dream, and history was made when the world came to our doorstep – it was a once in a lifetime opportunity that surpassed all expectations. Now, let’s celebrate as a community what the Games meant for Whistler, and reunite to relive that magic.”
Exact dates for the programming are February 12 to 28 and March 12 to 21, 2020.
Programming details will be released in January 2020.