It’s that time of year! The countdown to one of the greatest Whistler Festivals is on.
The World Ski and Snowboard Festival takes place April 10 – 19 and features Canada’s largest free outdoor concert series, amazing parties, contests, films, art, fashion shows, PLUS sweet spring skiing and sunny après sessions.
Tickets are on sale now and they sell out fast – get your’s on the festival website.
There’s a BRAND NEW EVENT this year!
In the Beginning is the opening party, Monster Energy and the Bearfoot Bistro team up to host what will be an epic beginning to kick off this year’s festival in style. Get show details and tickets here.
What’s New Arts Events:
Intersection – New Format for 2015 – this year, in celebration of the 20th Annual World Ski & Snowboard Festival, film crews will be able to bring their skiing and snowboarding footage from around the globe to Whistler’s big screens on Friday, April 17. With an extended timeframe and no limits to location, the chosen crews will put together a 5-7 minute film, unique to this competition, that incorporates artistic vision and a whole lot of shredding.
World Class Line up for 2015 Multiplicity
Like a TEDTalk on adrenalin, MULTIPLICITY is packed with adventurous visual storytelling from eight unique and passionate personalities in the mountain world. This event has become one of the crowd favorites in the WSSF’s line-up due to its huge entertainment and inspirational value.
THE 2015 line-up will feature world-class visual storytelling from:
see full details here
Whistler Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
The International Men’s March to End Gender Violence
Sunday, April 12, 2015 Registration 3pm, Walk 4pm
Meet outside Mogul’s Café: 4208 Village Square
Whistler Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an event to raise awareness about the issue of violence against women. Men of all ages will march a symbolic mile in women’s high heel shoes (that we provide) to raise funds in support of the Whistler Women’s Centre. Family and friends are encouraged to join in and march alongside in support of walkers in this fun, high-energy event. www.hswc.ca/walkamile
The Sports Highlights:
• The Association of Freeskiing Professionals World Tour Finals, featuring halfpipe, slopestyle, and big air.
• The Shred Show, featuring Boarderstyle, which pits four riders against each other at a time in a head-to-head boardercross-style race integrated with slopestyle terrain features, as well as invitational slopestyle and big air competitions.
• The Demo Park, which gives people the chance to test out skis and boards for free, including the latest from Artec, Atomic, Elan, Endeavor, Flow, Flux, Gnu, Head, Kastle, K2, Nordica, Rossignol, Roxy, Salomon, Switchback, Volkl, and many other brands.
Party in April sleep in May….
Kudos to all who help to make this amazing event happen year after year!!
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