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

Brent Ray Fraser

A graduate of Emily Carr University, artist and performance artist Brent Ray Fraser is deeply committed to the idea of art as conceptual theater. This provocateur creates art that is sly, humorous, and bold – playing with commercial culture, mass media and public sexuality that is reshaping the new millennium. Brent is […]

DJ Bret Law

Bret Law is one of Seattle’s best DJ/Producers, with over 15 years experience playing alongside the likes of Abel, DJ Grind, Hector Fonseca, Deborah Cox, Betty Who, Alexis Jordan and countless others, he returns to Whistler for a third consecutive year with his signature fusion of mashups, re­-edits, and uplifting grooves. Bret […]

DJ Pacifico

Currently alternating between residences in Las Vegas and Los Angeles and traveling the world to headline massive parties, DJ Pacifico, formerly known as DJ Pornstar delivers sets that are always fresh, original, combining a plethora of house tracks, yet to be released MP3′s, white labels, club classics and acapellas. Dive in […]

Kim Kuzma

Humorous, upbeat, daring & sometimes provocative award-winning Singer Songwriter Kim Kuzma is an absolute hit with audiences across Canada, throughout the United States, South America and in Europe. She returns to Whistler Pride & Ski Festival this year to celebrate the 25th anniversary at the Opening Reception on Sunday January 22nd.


Micky Friedmann

Berlin-based DJ/Producer Micky Friedmann’s career evolved naturally from classical music and dance. He has headlined almost every major event on the circuit! His recent productions and collaborations with Sagi Karev are massive crowd-pleasers being played by the biggest talent at major events worldwide! Micky Friedmann headlines Furrocious – Uniform Ball powered by Scruff […]

The Cube Guys

THE CUBE GUYS by Sleeping Giant Music
Combining infectious house music, tech elements and unexpected vocals Italian Duo The Cube Guys have managed to chart every single they have produced and have kept huge crowds moving at some of the most eminent and influential parties and clubs around the world. The Cube Guys headline the […]

Carlotta Gurl

Currently the host of Absolutely Dragulous and the co-host of The Baron Gurl Show, Carlotta Gurl has established herself as one of Vancouver’s legendary queens. Her artistry, creativity and depravity know absolutely no limits! She brings her razor sharp wit and signature high kicks at S’NO HO’S at the CABN on Tuesday […]

Conni Smudge 17

In demand and always on point the Unstoppable Conni Smudge has performed in the most unlikely of places – from Biker Bars to the Grand Theatres of Europe. Her many glamorous chapeaus include reporter, emcee, and actor! Enjoy her this year in S’NO HO’S on Tuesday January 24th and emceeing Snow Landing the […]

Pam Ann

With a cult-like following, Actress/Comedien Caroline Reid’s most well-known character Pam Ann is a gutsy curvaceous air-hostess, who has toured the world, hosted her own television series and performed for celebrities with her campy take on the all-too familiar nuances of air-travel.  Pam Ann brings a new show called Snow Landing – the […]

WhistlerPride25 Festival Guide

WhistlerPRIDE25 Festival Guide
The 25th annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is January 22-29, 2017 at Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

We are delighted to welcome an all-star cast to mark this special occasion. Award Winning Canadian Recording Artist KIM KUZMA slides us into the Welcome Party on Sunday, Jan. 22. The saucy – racey – and […]