There’s so much to see and do in 2019 in Whistler. Whether it’s your first time to the area or you’re a returning visitor, we guarantee you can pack your time with memories to last a lifetime. Here’s 5 of our top things to do in the year ahead…
The summer of 2018 welcomed Vallea Lumina to Cougar Mountain, Whistler. This incredible, multi-media night walk takes explorers on a magical journey “In pursuit of hidden wonders”. Utilizing lights, projections, sounds and holograms it tells the story of two lost hikers and “a hidden valley where stardust falls from the sky, filling all living things with its pure light”. From spring 2019, experience the forest like never before with Vallea Lumina. For more information, please visit: https://vallealumina.com/
As the snow disappears and the ski season draws to a close, Whistler Blackcomb becomes home to adventure of the 2-wheeled kind. “Each year the global mountain bike community comes home to Crankworx Whistler for the ultimate celebration of all things mountain bike. The original. The biggest. The best. The defining celebration of mountain biking.” You don’t need to be a pro to find Crankworx exciting!
First Tri-Gondola Connection In The World
As part of a $66 million investment, Vail Resorts unveiled the first three-gondola connection in the world right here in Whistler. Ride the brand new, 10-passenger Blackcomb Gondola to Blackcomb peak before setting out across the valley on the world record-breaking PEAK2PEAK Gondola. It features the world’s longest and highest unsupported span, giving unparalleled mountain views. Ride the glass-bottomed gondolas for an added thrill! Enjoy some time exploring the alpine and relax in one of several mountain-top lodges, before descending on the Whistler Village Gondola back to Skier’s Plaza. A must-do for any visitor to the area!
Take flight with the Sea-to-Sky’s premier heli-adventure company! Join Blackcomb Helicopters on an unforgettable flight through the Coast Mountains with glaciers, mountain tops, alpine lakes and more. There’s a tour to suit every budget and it’s a great opportunity to get some super Instagrammable photos. If it’s adventure you’re after, check out their heli-hiking tours with certified ACMG guide and gourmet lunch!
This incredible food & drinks festival returns in 2019 from November 7-17. Sample the best culinary creations that Whistler has to offer with a week full of blissful bites. From set menus and artisanal offerings to grand receptions and awe-inspiring banquets – Cornucopia has something for everyone. We recommend securing accommodation early to avoid missing out on the action!