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Christmas Season in Whistler

Oh what fun it is!
Christmas and the holidays are such a precious time of year. So when you’re planning a holiday trip, you want to be assured of something truly special. At Whistler Blackcomb, we pull out all the stops to make your holidays the magical experience of a lifetime with countless activities and celebrations for everyone big and small, a village that’s teeming with holiday cheer (not to mention amazing shopping and dining), abundant and reliable snow spread over endlessly stunning terrain, and two legendary mountains that deliver winter adventure like no others.

Lodging Offers

Dec 9 - Dec 22, 2017
BOOK BY November 15* from $130 pppn
AFTER November 15 from $199 pppn
SAVINGS** up to 35% off
Dec 23 - Jan 7, 2018
BOOK BY November 15* from $302 pppn
AFTER November 15 from $411 pppn
SAVINGS** up to 26% off
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Dates Book by November 15*
(per person per night)
After November 15
(per person per night)
Dec 9 - Dec 22, 2017 from $130 USD from $199 USD up to 35% off
Dec 23 - Jan 7, 2018 from $302 USD from $411 USD up to 26% off
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Christmas Savings
Book by November 15 to take advantage of early booking offers on everything from lift tickets and snow school, to airport transfers and car rentals, and even adrenaline pumping activities like Ziptrek and snowmobile tours. Learn More

Things to do

During the holidays, there's even more to do in Whistler than ever! Don't miss the annual Whistler Holiday Experience and family festivities on New Year's Eve. Below is a taste of what you can expect from your holidays at Whistler Blackcomb. More information and details for this year’s events coming soon.

Fire & Ice Show
Enjoy this free entertainment every Sunday night starting at 6:30 in Whistler Village by watching Whistler’s best skiers and riders hit a big air jump through a blazing ring of fire. Learn More
Family Après at Whistler Olympic Plaza
Bring your family and friends for FREE outdoor Canadian winter fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza every Monday & Wednesday from 3-6pm. Dates TBD. P: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane
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The Whistler Holiday Experience
A wide range of fun, indoor activities and entertainment for kids and parents together during the holiday season. Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games free for 14 days over the holiday break. Parents are catered for too - they can relax in the lounge area and enjoy a coffee or hot cocoa while the kids play. Details TBD.
2016 Information
Dress Like Santa & Ski for FREE*
2017 Date TBD
Dress like Santa and Mrs. Claus and bring the festive fun to the slopes. All Santa and Mrs. Claus's will upload the Whistler Village Gondola at 8am, then ride or ski to the bottom of the Emerald Express for a group photo. *A free lift ticket will be awarded to the first 75 people to arrive at the Garibaldi Lift Company, at the base of Whistler Mountain, in full Santa or Mrs. Claus attire.
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Skate with Santa at the Plaza
Join your family on the ice and skate with jolly old St. Nick himself on the outdoor ice skating rink at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Santa will be available for photo opportunities and there will be hot chocolate, cookies and holiday crafts to celebrate this festive season. If you did not pack skates, rentals are available for $5.00. Date: TBD. Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane
Outdoor Ice Skating
Daily | Dates TBD | Whistler Olympic Plaza
Skate your heart out in the middle of Whistler Village. Whistler's outdoor skating rink is the perfect activity for the whole family offering free skating daily. Free helmets and push bars provided. $5 skate rentals.
Christmas and Holiday Dining
Sitting down with friends and family for a special meal is a tradition for many people over the holiday season. Many of the restaurants in Whistler offer special Christmas and New Year’s dinners, brunches, lunches and catering options to make you feel right at home. Learn More
Christmas Carol Service
The 34th annual Christmas Eve Carol Service takes place at the Westin Resort & Spa. Hosted by the Whistler Children's Chorus and Whistler Singers, this interdenominational celebration features traditional carols, choral music sung by the choirs and readings by community members telling the story of the birth of Christ. Come and enjoy the sense of community and 'peace and goodwill toward all' that this carol service creates. Entry is by donation. Date: TBD. Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane
New Year's Eve
Ring in the New Year family-friendly style, with concerts, games and a fireworks display at midnight in the Whistler Village. A special Fire & Ice show will also take place. As the countdown approaches, watch the Whistler Blackcomb Ski School instructors hit the big jump in the Plaza on their skis and snowboards in a special New Year’s Eve Fire & Ice Show. More information will be coming soon. P: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane.
Fresh Tracks Breakfast
Enjoy a mountain size breakfast buffet at the top of Whistler Mountain and get your fill of fresh powder or perfectly groomer corduroy before everyone else. Upload the Whistler Village Gondola starting at 7:15am. Additional Fresh Tracks ticket required. Learn More
This isn't the tobogganing you remember from your childhood. More like multi-lane, high speed extreme tubing that just may be one of the best memories of your time here. Learn More
Free Mountain Tours
Get to know new areas of the mountains by taking a free tour from one of our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Meet daily at 11am outside the Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain or the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain. Learn More
Give the Gift of Whistler
Purchase a Whistler Blackcomb Gift Card to give as a great present or just so you don’t have the carry your wallet. A Gift Card works just like cash and can be used at all on-mountain and participating Village retailers. Learn More

Holiday Tips

Make the most of the holidays with these helpful tips

  • GET UP EARLY and enjoy great morning conditions on the mountains.
  • STAY UP and don’t return back to the Village until after 11am to avoid lift lines.
  • EAT SMART and have lunch on the mountains before 11:30am or after 1:30pm.
  • RENT SMART and rent your ski equipment the night before so you’re ready to go in the morning.
Winter 2017.18 on Sale now
SAVE UP TO 35% off lodging options like luxury hotels, ski in/out condos, townhomes and more. More Info
Winter Lift Tickets
Save up to 28%. Book by November 15th for the best pricing on Whistler Blackcomb Lift Tickets. More Info
US Exchange rate = Big Savings!
Your dollar goes further in Canada offering exceptional savings for our American friends. See today's exchange rate. More Info
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