Whistler Fall Festivals
There are lots of great fall events happening in Whistler to tide us over while we wait for ski season to start.
Whistler Writers Festival
October 17th – 20th, 2019
Booklovers can rejoice because the Whistler Writers Festival is back for its 18th year this October. Come out and celebrate the written word at this annual fall event in Whistler. Jam-packed with activities and events over 4 days, the Whistler Writers Festival is a must-do for any bibliophile.
Get ready for a weekend full of literary workshops, speaker panels, live readings, and meeting amazing Canadian and international authors. All that, plus magical evenings of music and great conversation with writers and fellow bookworms.
Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra Marathon
October 19th, 2019
It’s time to tie-up your running shoes and start getting ready for the Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra Marathon. Open to experienced marathon runners and first-time racers, the Whistler 50 offers options for all skill levels with distances from 10KM to 50KM. This annual relay race is can be run in teams of 8, 4, or 2, and features a 50K solo choice for the ultra-marathoners.
This year, the course is in the wonderful natural setting of Whistler’s Lost Lake trails with relay transitions happening behind the Olympic Rings at the Whistler Olympic Plaza. Plus, spectators can cheer on their favourite athletes from the beer gardens and enjoy the pre-race social and post-race party there as well.
November 7th – 17th, 2019
Get ready to experience an unforgettable culinary event this November in the beautiful Coast Mountains. Whistler’s fabled Cornucopia gathers the best food and drinks from all over British Columbia for an incredible 11-day fall festival. Cornucopia brings a little something for everyone with their wide-ranging program of winery dinners, grand tastings, food and drink workshops, parties and so much more.
If you have a passion for the finer things in life or just want to show your tastebuds a good time – Whistler Cornucopia is the place to be this fall.
Whistler Film Festival
December 4th – 8th, 2019
Also, a little past fall but never to be forgotten, the Whistler Film Festival is back at the beginning of December! If you love films, WFF is a can’t miss event! So far 12 films have been confirmed including 9 world premieres and 3 Canadian premieres.
Stay tuned to the official Whistler Film Festival website to learn more about what movies are coming to this industry-leading event.
Looking for somewhere to stay this fall? Pemberton Valley Lodge is located only 20 minutes north of Whistler and offers a quieter alternative to the hustle and bustle of Whistler Village.
Take a look at our hotel deals and packages before you book. We hope to see you soon!
Posted: Monday, September 30, 2019