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Photo: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Summer. It’s a time to unwind, play outside, and take in the incredible weather. Here in Whistler, there’s even more to enjoy than just the usual attributes of the season. The Whistler Signature Summer Events are exciting concerts, festivals, and races happening all throughout the warmer months. From music to sporting, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Interested in taking in one of these special occasions? Find out more about the Whistler Signature Summer Events below.

Whistler Presents Outdoor Concert Series:

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Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Date: The occasional Thursday and most Friday’s, and Saturday’s from May until September.
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

There’s nothing sweeter than live music in the mountains. Visit Whistler Olympic Plaza for free outdoor concerts from May to September. Above all, don’t forget to bring your picnic blanket and dancing shoes. Also, take free transit to the weekend concerts, courtesy of Whistler Transit.

Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Date: August 2 – 5, 2018
Location: Whistler and the surrounding area

“Wanderlust Whistler is an all-out celebration of mindful living.” Join other like-minded people in the pristine Whistler wilderness to explore oneself. Instructors, musicians, speakers, and chefs are all available to take you on a journey. Classes, workshops, and so much more can be found at this festival. As result, you’ll leave with more than just come more yoga moves.

Crankworx

Crankworx

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Date: August 10 – 19, 2018
Location: Whistler Village and the surrounding area

“This world-famous festival celebrates the heart and soul of gravity-fuelled mountain biking.” Riders from all over the world come together during Crankworx for racing, competitions, and demos. For kids, there’s Kidworx which includes its own competition schedule. Above all, many come to enjoy Whistler’s trails in and out of the Whistler mountain bike park.

RBC GranFondo Whistler

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Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Date: September 8, 2018
Location: The Sea to Sky Highway (Vancouver to Whistler)

“Join fellow road cycling enthusiasts in the RBC GranFondo Whistler as they cycle the iconic route on the Sea to Sky Highway.” This race takes place over 122 kilometers of the Sea to Sky highway. Finally, if you’re not riding, come to cheer on participants at the finish line while enjoying the exciting village atmosphere.

Whistler Village Beer Festival

Whistler Village Beer Festival

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Date: September 11, 2018
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

The Whistler Village Beer Festival is held over six days and celebrates all things craft beer. It features two days of tasting events in Whistler Olympic Plaza plus cask nights, beer battles, foodie nights and more. Brewers from all over British Columbia come to Whistler to showcase their finest beers, ales, and even ciders.

Spend time in Whistler this summer where there is an event for everyone! To add to your summer holiday, stay at the Adara, Whistler’s boutique hotel, nestled right in the heart of the village.

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