Whistler Blackcomb and the surrounding community are coming together once again to show our thanks to two of the things we are incredibly grateful for – snow and the mountain enthusiasts that dream all summer long about the day it starts to fall again.
|Blackcomb Daylodge at the base of Blackcomb Mountain|
|Friday - Locals / Pass Holders / EDGE Cardholders||October 11||Noon-9:00pm|
|Saturday||October 12||9:00am - 6:00pm|
|Sunday||October 13||9:00am - 6:00pm|
|MONDAY||October 14||10:00am - 5:00pm|
Where:The Legendary Turkey Sale, where you can shop for the top name brands in ski and snowboard equipment under one roof, at huge pre season savings!
|Guest Services hours. We’re located across the big tent at the Turkey Sale!|
|Friday||October 11||11:00am - 7:00pm|
|Saturday||October 12||10:00am - 6:00pm|
|Sunday||October 13||10:00am - 6:00pm|
|MONDAY||October 14||10:00am - 2:00pm|
The SWAP (Sale With Awesome Prices)
|Tent Retailers||5pm - 9pm||9am - 5pm||9am - 5pm|
|SWAP||5pm - 9pm||9am - 5pm||9am - 3pm|
|Check-In||Starts 3pm||9am - 1pm|
|Pick-up Times||After 1pm||Blow Out Sale 1pm- 3pm|
|payment pick-up||12pm - 3pm|
The Turkey Sale is like the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory of skiing and boarding. Over 20,000 square feet of the Blackcomb Daylodge is packed to the rafters with every kind of ski, board and merchandise you can think of. And it’s all on sale! We’re talking deep discounts up to 70% off. If you’ve ever hit up Whistler Blackcomb’s famous Turkey Sale, you know endless choice goes hand in hand with the occasional lineup and a twinge of shopping anxiety. To avoid being overwhelmed, here are some tips to survive the Turkey Sale and walk away with the best deal possible.
1. Make a shopping list.
Marching into the Turkey Sale without a plan can lead to anarchy shopping. There are amazing deals and so much choice. Try narrowing your search to what you really want.
2. Research the gear.
Talk to Whistler Blackcomb staff before the Turkey Sale starts. Go to CAN-SKI, Salomon store and Showcase Snowboards to get an idea of the kind of merchandise that will be at the sale. They can give you advice on outerwear and gear to look out for and you can dial in the right size for each brand.
3. Size up early.
If you’re in the market for a new ski or snowboard boot, get your foot measured by a professional before you head to the Turkey Sale. This avoids poorly fitted boots and the inevitable blue toenails. The Salomon store in Whistler Village has a new boot fitting lab for skiers where experts can size you up right. Showcase Snowboards, located in Whistler Village and in Vancouver, also have professional snowboard boot fitters on hand.
4. Go early. It’s going to be busy.
The best deals are often snapped up quick so lining up can be worth the wait if you’re looking for a specific in-demand product. Hint: skis and boards are hot ticket items. New gear is put out every day so if you didn’t find what you were looking for on day one, show up early the next day for round two.
5. Bring a friend.
If you’re lining up early, you’re likely going to need some coffee. A “friend” acts as the perfect coffee gopher.
6. Bring cash… for turkeys!
There will be credit card and debit machines on hand for merchandise purchases but it’s cash-only for turkeys. $15 frozen turkeys will be on sale starting at 9am on Saturday, October 12. All proceeds from the Thanksgiving birds sold will go towards the Whistler Food Bank. Cheap. Meat. Enough said.
7. Exclusive Turkey Sale deals.
The latest version of the free Whistler Blackcomb mobile app, powered by TELUS was just released for iPhone users. An Android version will be released in November. The improved app features daily deals throughout the year, including deals exclusively for the Turkey Sale. NOTE: Turkey Sale offers will be available on the Whistler Blackcomb mobile app as well.
8. Sell your pre-owned gear at SWAP.
Want to sell some old gear and make room for the new stuff? Drop your used quality equipment for both kids and adults off at the "Sale With Awesome Prices", located at the base of Blackcomb. While you’re there, browse the tent for deeply discounted clothing and accessories from Whistler Blackcomb's chain of retail outlets. For equipment drop-off times, visit the Whistler Mountain Ski Club.
9. Free parking.
If you didn’t know already, parking lots 4 and 5 are free, and located just a five minute walk from the Turkey Sale in the Blackcomb Daylodge. Don’t feel like walking? Whistler Blackcomb will be operating a free shuttle throughout the weekend from lots 4 and 5 to and from the Daylodge.
10. Prepare for rain.
Bring a jacket or umbrella. Rain in the village means snow on the mountain, generally. So, let’s all hope it’s raining during the Turkey Sale!
Come to Whistler for the legendary Ski & Snowboard Turkey Sale and enjoy Canadian Thanksgiving as part of a great fall weekend in Whistler. With an amazing nightly rate from $89 per night, you’ll have more money to spend on winter gear at the Turkey Sale.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler Thanksgiving Special
Nestled at the foot of Blackcomb Mountain, the Fairmont is defined by impeccable service, outstanding cuisine and luxurious accommodation. Celebrate fall's bountiful harvest and spectacular display of autumn splendor with this amazing Thanksgiving room-only special at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.
*Rate is per night based on 2 adults sharing a Fairmont Room, from October 11 -14 2013. Offer is subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice. Taxes and fees are extra. Minimum night stays, weekends rates and/or other restrictions may apply. Book By Oct 14th, 2013
Save even more at the legendary Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale with the Whistler Blackcomb App!
The Whistler Blackcomb App is your source for real-time mountain information including snow conditions, weather, lift alerts and terrain updates. Even better, the App is your source for the latest tips and deals at Whistler Blackcomb!
During the Turkey Sale on October 11-14, Whistler Blackcomb will be announcing a Daily Door Crasher offer. This is your chance to save even more on some incredible gear. Be sure to login daily to view the Door Crasher of the day.
The first Door Crasher offer for Friday goes live after 5pm on Thursday, October 10th with subsequent offers being posted before opening each morning.
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Coca-Cola offers the world's favourite beverage brand to Whistler Blackcomb guests as a part or their memorable resort experience. As the cold drink sponsor at Whistler Blackcomb, Coca-Cola brings more than ice-cold refreshment.
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Since 1995, GMC has been the Official Vehicle of Whistler Blackcomb. GMC trucks and SUVs give you the performance, engineering and technology to get you, your family and friends and all their gear to and from the mountain any time of the year.
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Samsung Canada is proud to be the official electronics partner and preferred supplier of Whistler Blackcomb. As a world leader in digital technology, Samsung Canada enables Whistler Blackcomb to enhance the resort experience in new and innovative ways.
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