Whistler Pride and Ski Festival: EVENT LISTINGS

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, celebrates our 26th year of being out on the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb from January 21 – 28, 2018.

 

The 2018 festival will entertain thousands with our most thrilling lineup of activities and entertainment to date! highlights include:

* The Cube Guys of Sleeping Giant Music headlines SNOWBALL 26 on Saturday, January 27th

* More Special events at the CABN – Whistler Pride's Official Gay Bar for the week!
* Friendly guided skiing/boarding groups every morning.
* Daily après skis.
* Exclusive night time cultural programming (comedy night, the cowboy party and more…)
* All Genders, Gender Expression, All Sexuality and Sexual Expressions welcomed
* Massive closing party with big lights, big sound!

FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST DJ'S:
THE CUBE GUYS (ITALY), complete roster will be rolled out over the next coming months!
LOCAL GUEST DJ'S:

Local DJs will be rolled out by November!

 

Spartacus App a proud Whistler Pride Partner

WHISTLER PRIDE CALENDAR + COMMUNITY EVENTS

Welcome to the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Calendar of Events. Below you will find the official events of Whistler Pride along with some partner events we think you may be interested. You can sort by various categories to quickly find the events you want learn more about.

Jan
21
Sun
Welcome Reception @ Aava Whistler Hotel - The CABN
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception @ Aava Whistler Hotel - The CABN | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Welcome Reception

Sun., Jan. 22, 2017 from 4PM – 8PM

Aava Whistler – The CABN

Welcoming festival goers to help kick off the week with our enchanting wine reception! This evening is specially hosted by your Whistler Pride Ski and Snowboard Guides. More information to be announced.

 

Jan
22
Mon
WHISTLER Ski Guiding @ Top of Whistler Mountain - Roundhouse light board
Jan 22 @ 9:45 am – Jan 26 @ 12:45 pm

Whistler Ski Guiding at Whistler Pride

Whistler Ski Guiding

Join us on Whistler Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America's largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the wonders of Whistler Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the top of Whistler Mountain near the light board in front of the Peak 2 Peak gondola. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Roundhouse Lodge – Glacier View Room

 

APRES SKI MONDAY @ Aava Whistler - The Cabn
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
APRES SKI MONDAY @ Aava Whistler - The Cabn | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

Après Ski – Monday

 

Après Ski Monday is the first of the daily Après Skis invades the CABN, the festival’s official lounge and social space. It is just a short walk from the Whistler lifts and the hotels.

Cards Against Humanity @ The CABN - Aava Whistler Hotel
Jan 22 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 23 @ 12:00 am
Cards Against Humanity @ The CABN - Aava Whistler Hotel | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

Cards Against Humanity®

Laughter, profanities and audible gasps will permeate the CABN when Actor/Comedian RYAN STEELE hosts a raucous group game of Cards Against Humanity® “a party game for horrible people”! With new friends to be made, prizes to be won and Finlandia cocktail specials to be savored.

Jan
23
Tue
Blackcomb Ski Guiding @ Blackcomb Mountain - Glacier Creek Lodge
Jan 23 @ 9:45 am – Jan 27 @ 12:45 pm

Blackcomb Ski Guiding with Whistler Pride ski guides

Blackcomb Ski Guiding

Join us on Blackcomb Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America's largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the excitement of Blackcomb Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the bottom of the Jersey Cream Chair / Glacier Express in front of the Glacier Creek Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Glacier Creek Lodge – Mezzanine (upper level)

 

Charity Ski Race @ Blackcomb Mountain
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Charity Ski Race @ Blackcomb Mountain

10:00AM – 11:30AM Charity Ski Race – BLACKCOMB

Show us your sweet skiing or boarding moves as you zoom down the GMC Race Course on Blackcomb to help raise money for this extra special charity Safe n Sound Squamish. Safe n Sound’s mission is To celebrate and honour lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer + citizens, their families and allies, through awareness, education, visibility and resources.”

Racers make a donation – $5 recommended (cash only)
No race experience necessary
Skiers or snowboarders
Grand Prize Winner is determined by coming closest to guessing your time.  There will be a 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners.  There will also be a prize for fastest and slowest racers.
You will not be able to see times, but there will be a time reference
You can run as many times as you would like.
Prizes include:
1st Place – TBA
2nd Place – TBA
3rd Place -TBA
Fastest Time –  TBA
Slowest Time – TBA
APRES SKI TUESDAY @ CABN at the Aava Whistler
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
APRES SKI TUESDAY @ CABN at the Aava Whistler | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Apres Ski – Tuesday

Après Ski Tuesday at the CABN, the festival’s official lounge and social space. It is just a short walk from the Whistler lifts and the hotels.

Jan
24
Wed
WHISTLER Ski Guiding @ Top of Whistler Mountain - Roundhouse light board
Jan 24 @ 9:45 am – Jan 28 @ 12:45 pm

Whistler Ski Guiding at Whistler Pride

Whistler Ski Guiding

Join us on Whistler Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America's largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the wonders of Whistler Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the top of Whistler Mountain near the light board in front of the Peak 2 Peak gondola. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Roundhouse Lodge – Glacier View Room

 

Whistler Pride Social Media Workshop @ Whistler Conference Centre
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
APRES SKI WEDNESDAY @ Aava Whistler Hotel - The Cabn
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
APRES SKI WEDNESDAY @ Aava Whistler Hotel - The Cabn | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Apres Ski – Wednesday

After a fantastic day on the mountain, hanging out in the village or taking in one of the many exciting adventures or spas Whistler has to offer, join us for our afternoon Apres Ski. Here you can recount the day’s adventures and make plans for later in the evening or the rest of the week.

Night of Comedy @ Whistler Conference Centre
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Night of Comedy @ Whistler Conference Centre | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

Night of Comedy at Whistler Pride and Ski Festival presented in part by Delta Air Lines

Whistler Pride Night of Comedy – Special Guest to be announced

 

 Night includes the presentation of the official Pride Festival declaration by honourable Nancy Wilhelm-Morden. 

Post Night of Comedy party begins at 10:00PM at the CABN at the Aava Whistler Hotel.

 

 

Jan
25
Thu
Blackcomb Ski Guiding @ Blackcomb Mountain - Glacier Creek Lodge
Jan 25 @ 9:45 am – Jan 29 @ 12:45 pm

Blackcomb Ski Guiding with Whistler Pride ski guides

Blackcomb Ski Guiding

Join us on Blackcomb Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America's largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the excitement of Blackcomb Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the bottom of the Jersey Cream Chair / Glacier Express in front of the Glacier Creek Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Glacier Creek Lodge – Mezzanine (upper level)

 

APRES SKI THURSDAY @ The CABN
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
APRES SKI THURSDAY @ The CABN | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Apres Ski Thursday at The CABN – Aava Whistler Hotel

Join us back at Whistler's official Gay CABN – the Après Ski HOT-SPOT

Splash Pool Party @ Meadow Park Sports Centre
Jan 25 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 2:00 am
Splash Pool Party @ Meadow Park Sports Centre | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Splash Pool Party

Let's get soaking wet! DJ Rafael Calvente turns up the heat at the annual Whistler Pride festival Pool Party at SPLASH! Grab the free shuttle leaving from the Aava Hotel starting at 9:30PM every 30 minutes.  Bring your OWN Towel & Swimsuit. Clothes check & lockers available on site. Cash bar sponsored by Finlandia Vodka.


*Tickets available only online or at the Aava Whistler hotel for the SPLASH POOL PARTY. Entry at the Meadow Park Sports Centre without a valid ticket will not be allowed entry. Tickets will NOT be available at the pool. No exceptions.

 

Jan
26
Fri
WHISTLER Ski Guiding @ Top of Whistler Mountain - Roundhouse light board
Jan 26 @ 9:45 am – Jan 30 @ 12:45 pm

Whistler Ski Guiding at Whistler Pride

Whistler Ski Guiding

Join us on Whistler Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America's largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the wonders of Whistler Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the top of Whistler Mountain near the light board in front of the Peak 2 Peak gondola. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Roundhouse Lodge – Glacier View Room

 

APRES SKI FRIDAY @ WHISTLER CONFERENCE CENTRE
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
APRES SKI FRIDAY @ WHISTLER CONFERENCE CENTRE | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Après T-dance 

Location: Whistler Conference Centre – 4010 Whistler Way

Details: Directly after the annual Whistler Pride Ski Parade, join us at the festival's classic Friday Après-ski T-dance in the Grand Foyer of the Whistler Conference Centre, the only venue big enough for this massive event 

Coat Check benefits: Vancouver Frontrunners, Vancouver’s LGBT Running + Walking Club

 

CABN Fever Ultra Lounge @ The CABN
Jan 26 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 12:00 am
CABN Fever Ultra Lounge @ The CABN | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

CABN FEVER Ultra Lounge 

9PM-12AM

Location: The CABN – Aava Whistler – 4005 Whistler Way

Details: A cozy night in the CABN with smooth libations, good vibrations and no hesitations. 

Furrocious @ Whistler Conference Centre
Jan 26 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 2:00 am
Furrocious @ Whistler Conference Centre | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Furrocious – Military Ball powered by SCRUFF

Who doesn’t love a man in uniform! Here is your chance to party-it-up, and get down, in your favourite uniform whether it's army, police, leather or sports kit. One of our week's’ most popular events, this year, featuring the incredible talents of globally recognized DJ GSP

Jan
27
Sat
Blackcomb Ski Guiding @ Blackcomb Mountain - Glacier Creek Lodge
Jan 27 @ 9:45 am – Jan 31 @ 12:45 pm

Blackcomb Ski Guiding with Whistler Pride ski guides

Blackcomb Ski Guiding

Join us on Blackcomb Mountain for a morning of skiing and riding at North America's largest mountain. Join the Whistler Pride Ski Guides as you are placed into similar skiing or riding ability. The guides along with your ski group will explore the excitement of Blackcomb Mountain.

This is a fantastic way to meet new friends from all around the world while you are able to ski or ride in a safe environment.

Meet by 9:45AM at the bottom of the Jersey Cream Chair / Glacier Express in front of the Glacier Creek Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. The Whistler Pride Ski Guides will help place you into a group of similar ability skiers and riders. The ski/snowboard groups will leave promptly at 10AM.

Lunch starts at 11:45AM at the Glacier Creek Lodge – Mezzanine (upper level)

 

APRES SKI SATURDAY @ WHISTLER CONERENCE CENTRE
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
APRES SKI SATURDAY @ WHISTLER CONERENCE CENTRE | Whistler | British Columbia | Canada

 

Après Ski Saturday

The largest Après ski of the week this Apres Ski brings everyone together to celebrate and action packed week of friendship, entertainment, sport and most importantly PRIDE.

 

Snowball26 – THE CUBE GUYS (Italy) @ Whistler Conference Centre
Jan 27 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 28 @ 4:00 am

Snowball26 Main Event with The CUBE GUYS (Italy) of Sleeping Giant Music

 

 

THE CUBE GUYS of Sleeping Giant Music (Italy) return to Whistler Pride for an encore performance at Snowball26. Mega sounds, mesmerizing visuals, all in a massive space ,tricked out and teched to impress! Featuring international hit-makers . The Cube Guys have recently broke the World's Top 10 House Producers on BeatStats and continues to climb the charts.

 

THE CUBE GUYS is a club undertaking that was born in 2005 between two of the most prominent producers in Italy: Roberto Intrallazzi and Luca Provera. Although their backgrounds and professional training differs, their common desire to release new productions and contribute to the international club scene is equivalent. Together, they combine their previous experiences and endeavors to launch a fresh and innovative musical journey! The Cube Guys will be making their first Western Canadian debut at Whistler Pride!

Join us at Snowball26 with The Cube Guys Sat., Jan. 27, 2018 Whistler, Canada