Whistler Presents - Rock & Roll Picnic
Date: Sunday, August 28, 2011
Time: 1 to 6 p.m.
Where: Olympic Plaza - Whistler Village
Whistler continues summer 2011 celebrations with a weekend to honour the official opening of the Olympic Plaza featuring local musicians and entertainers as part of the Whistler Presents summer program.
So make it a weekend by attending the Saturday night event, then picnicking on Sunday... with entertainment from the new stage of the Olympic Plaza in Whistler!
Saturday August 27 Official Olympic Plaza Opening
Sam Roberts Band along with Kathleen Edwards and host Jiang Homeshi are featured performers at the official opening of the Olympic Plaza in Whistler on Saturday August 27.
Sunday August 28 Features a Roll & Roll Picnic
The celebrations continue with a Rock & Roll picnic the next
day Sunday August 28 in the afternoon. Whistler's own The
Hairfarmers lead the afternoon with you. Bring your picnic
and your own instruments - from dj sets and drums to maracas and
tambourines - so that you can participate and play along on the
lawn with local musical styling's of the Hairfarmers!
The afternoon's entertainment on the Pavilion stage will include live music with long-time Whistler favourites, She Stole My Beer. The top five finalists from Mountain FM's Whistler Anthem Project, Chad Oliver, Rachel Thom, Glenn Mishaw, Jeremy Thom and Adam Leggett will perform their winning submissions along with a few other tunes that highlight the diverse musical talent that calls Whistler home.
Rick Lewis - a Whistler Street Entertainment favourite - will perform his world-famous juggling and unicycle act on the lawn, entertaining the crowds between music sets.
The Picnic at the Plaza showcases Whistler Olympic Plaza's use as a green-space gathering place where locals and visitors alike can enjoy the various features around the lawn.
Adara Hotel At Your Service
If you need accommodations a short walk from the Olympic Plaze then check out Whistler hotel accommodations at Adara. Feel free to contact our Adara hotel staff for any questions or resources about the Olympic Plaza opening weekend or our Whistler Village lodgings.