About Dean Nelson

Dean Nelson is the CEO, Executive Producer of GayWhistler.com + the annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival. Dean is also the founder of the Pride House movement with the opening of the first Pride House at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver/Whistler. Dean is an LGBT activist and social media contributor. He is also a travel writer. You can follow him on most channels at @gayWhistler

WPSF2019

Join us January 20-27, 2019 for the 27th annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival WPSF2019
Plan ahead and save the dates the 27th annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival WPSF2019 returns to Whistler January 20-27, 2019. Some things you can expect to see for the 2018/19 ski season include a $66-million capital investment from Vail Resorts. […]

Whistler Pride WPSF2018 Festival Guide

Whistler PRIDE WPSF2018 Festival Guide
The 26th annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival WPSF2018 is January 21-28, 2018 at Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

We are thrilled to welcome an all-star cast to this year's festival. Rolling Stone Magazine recently named Margaret Cho (USA) as one of the TOP 50 standup Comics of all time. Join us as this five time […]

Whistler Celebrates 2017

Whistler Celebrates an Award Winning Year
Canada marked its 150th anniversary this year and celebrations continue as the country was recently awarded the designation of Travel + Leisure’s 2017 Destination of the Year. Adding to the cause for celebration are some recent accolades awarded to Whistler, its premier businesses and hotels.

The Condé Nast Readers' Travel Awards […]

December 1st, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

Whistler Pride 2018 Proclamation

Whistler Pride 2018 Proclamation from the Resort Municipality of Whistler
On November 21, 2017 at the Resort Municipality of Whistler's regular Council Meeting the Mayor and Council passed a resolution proclaiming the week of January 21 – 28, 2018 “Pride Week” in Whistler, British Columbia.
Whistler Pride 2018 Proclamation
PRIDE WEEK 2018
WHEREAS All individuals seek recognition and […]

November 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Whistler Pride 2018 in the News

Whistler Pride 2018 in the News
The following are some curated articles of Whistler Pride 2018 in the news. The 26th annual gay ski and pride festival takes place January 21-28, 2018 at the award winning mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb, Canada.

WHISTLER PRIDE AND SKI FESTIVAL 2018
boiMagazine – Chicago's premier Life + Style magazine November […]

November 14th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

Cornucopia 2017

Whistler's Cornucopia – celebration of all things Food and Drink
With one day to go before Whistler welcomes Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, events are selling out quickly however there are still a few opportunities to attend this annual celebration of food + drink.

Now in its 21st year, Cornucopia’s 11 day calendar is teeming with a diverse […]

November 8th, 2017|Culinary|0 Comments

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines is the official airline for Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
We are so pleased to welcome Delta Air Lines to the Whistler Pride family. Delta has long been an advocate for the LGBTQ community and can be found as a major sponsor at many LGBTQ Pride Events and Festivals around the world. […]

Whistler Writers Festival

Literary Greats take a Risk at the annual Whistler Writers Festival
The annual Whistler Writers Festival October 12-15, 2017 is bringing in some incredible authors sharing their take on the festival's theme of “Risk.” Two queer authors include Michael Harris and Jane Eaton Hamilton.

Michael Harris will be in the “Doug Saunders in Conversation brunch” event […]

Recharging your Soul at the Kingfisher

Island Escape the perfect remedy for recharging your Soul
Hard to believe we are already into the fall swing of things. Now is a good time to recharge with a mini Island escape to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Just a quick flight from Vancouver or Seattle. My fiancé and I enjoyed a scenic flight […]

October 1st, 2017|Travel|0 Comments

Whistler Rainbow Crosswalk

Whistler Rainbow Crosswalk official opening and blessing ceremony
September 15, 2017

The community of Whistler gathered on the traditional and unceded territories of the Squamish and Lil’Wat Nations to celebrate the opening of Whistler's Rainbow Crosswalks. Performing the Two Spirit First Nations traditional Down Ceremony was the Greater Vancouver Native Cultural Society. Legacy Princess 40, The […]

September 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments