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August TOP 5 Events in Whistler

Dean Linnell

Dean has lived in Whistler for 26 years and is passionate about the Whistler real estate business...

Dean has lived in Whistler for 26 years and is passionate about the Whistler real estate business...

Jan 30 4 minutes read

1. Crankworx Mountain Bike Festival

When: August 12 - 21

Description: Crankworx Whistler has become the authoritative freeride mountain bike festival. A supercharged magnet for the world’s best riders and the definitive domestication of dirt in the service of epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and gravity-fuelled mountain biking. Over ten fearless days in August, the venues at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park serve as a modern day Colosseum to the world’s best mountain bike athletes. Downhill, enduro, trials, pump track, whip-offs, music, art - this festival has it all.

2. Cliff Top Yoga Sessions

When: July 10 - September 4 

Description: Please join us every Sunday at Raven’s Nest for Clif Top Yoga. Each session is free with mountain access* and taught by a qualified yoga instructor from Yogacara. 20 spots are available each week and registration can be done in person at any village guest service location or at the new GBB in Creekside. Event is on, rain or shine. 

3. The Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival 

When: August 20 

Description: Join us August 20th in Whistler Blackcomb for the 2016 Great Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival. Celebrate the cheese chase with loads of FREE family fun – from games and races to cheese tasting and seminars. It’s an event you won’t want to miss!

4. Winemaker Dinner - Okanagan Vineyard Collective 

When: August 27

Description: A special evening with Okanagan Vineyard Collective's Troy Osborne, Director of Western Viticulture for Constellation Brands tasting world class wines paired with locally-sourced culinary delights. Perched atop Whistler Mountain inside with stunning views from Steeps Grill & Wine Bar, a full-course dinner complete with wine pairings is guaranteed to be a feast for your senses.

5. Whistler Public Library’s 30th Birthday Celebrations

When: August 27 from 10:00AM onwards

Description: We'll start the day with our Craft Extravaganza from 10:00 - 12:00. Join us on the library's plaza. There'll be craft projects for kids and adults to enjoy. At 11:00 we'll enjoy gelato cake, which will be followed by adult and family programs throughout the day.  Family Together Time takes place from 2:30 - 4:30 pm.  Enjoy time with your family to play board games, make your own puppet show, as well use the imagination station that will be piled high with oodles of craft materials for you to explore, and make some funky crafts to take home!  We will end the kid's portion of our celebration with a fun picnic-dinner inside the library and then we get to get funky, dance and jam with Will Stroet and The Backyard Band from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

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