Night Life

Don’t miss out on Whistler’s après ski – it’s world-renowned and the ideal ending to your adventurous days outdoors. Check out our favourite places to chill with old friends and meet some new ones as you compare war stories. 

This list is only a sampling of Whistler’s fine establishments and venues: 

If you want to Dance:

Buffalo Bill’s 

4122 Village Green, across from the Whistler Conference Centre in Whistler Village

In the same complex as Adara – a mix of mainstream hits along with much-loved classics will keep you on the dance floor all night! Bill’s attracts a slightly older crowd and features live bands on a regular basis and DJs nightly. There are also pool tables and big-screen TVs. Weekends are usually packed and Bill’s is a favourite for stags and stagettes. 

Tommy Africa’s 

4216 Gateway Drive, beside the taxi loop in Whistler Village

Tommy’s opened in 1988 and the dance floor has been full ever since. Groove to a variety of beats including house, electro, top 40, hip hop, rock, funk and the ever popular 80s retro nights. Go-Go dancers will keep you inspired into the wee hours and watch for the always fun theme nights – Halloween is legendary. Hours are 9:30 pm to 2:00 am Monday through Saturday and 9:30 pm to 1:00 am on Sunday. 


4308 Main Street, right in Whistler Village

No trip to Whistler is complete without a night at Garf’s. Between the live concerts and DJs, you will be busting a move for hours. Thursday is locals’ night and Saturdays are always jam packed. Keep an eye on the VIP tables for visiting celebrities and A-listers. 

Maxx Fish 

4232 Village Stroll, right in Whistler Village

Multi-level dance stages and infamous DJ Mat the Alien are well worth the wait to get in. Acid jazz, hip hop, house, popular dance and live bands all keep the party going. 

Moe Joe’s 

4115 Golfers Approach, right in Whistler Village

Follow the stairs down beneath Tapley’s Pub and enter the glow-in-the-dark world of Moe Joe’s. Live music and hot DJs get the dance floor rocking for young hipsters with hip hop, metal, reggae, electro and mash ups. Doors open at 9:00 pm. 

If you’re Feeling Mellow:

Cinnamon Bear Bar 

4050 Whistler Way, right in Whistler Village

Voted Whistler’s best spot to play pool, the Cinnamon Bear Bar is tucked inside the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa. With comfy leather chairs and a cozy fireplace, it’s the perfect place to chill out with a beer or a smooth cocktail. Giant sports screens, interactive games and a summer sun-soaked patio will keep you coming back. 

Tapleys Pub 

 4119 Golfers Approach, opposite Stonesedge, behind the Adara

The Neighbourhood Pub is always a great option for a great local feel and relaxed pub vibe. With extensive coverage of all types of sporting events, Tapleys is a great place to cheer on your favorite team with some friends over a beer and their famous double-layer nachos. Also hosting a live band every Friday and Sunday night, their Sundays have become legendary thanks to the help of local band Neverland Nights. 

The Crystal Lounge 

4154 Village Green, right in Whistler Village

Nightly drink specials and Monday karaoke make this laid-back lounge inside the Crystal Lodge a local’s favourite. Catch sporting events, open mic nights and live music.

The Attic 

St. Andrews House, right in Whistler Village

This bar is upstairs at 21 Steps restaurant and has comfy leather chairs and a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy a drink and a chat with friends. Open daily, 6:00 pm to midnight. 

The Mix Lounge 

4154 Village Green, right in Whistler Village

For a great mix of cocktails, wine, friends and good conversation, head to the Crystal Lodge and the funky Mix Lounge. The patio has a retractable roof. 

FireRock Lounge 

4090 Whistler Way, right in Whistler Village

River rocks, log ends and hickory sticks make this quintessential mountain lounge cozy and intimate. Located inside the Westin Resort & Spa, the low leather couches and dim lighting will keep you chill all night. There’s a large patio with an outdoor fireplace to look at the stars and live jazz plays one night a week, usually on Thursday.