Experience Whistler With Fall for Arts
Fall in Whistler isn’t just about waiting around for the snow to drop, it’s about celebrating arts and culture in Whistler. In its 2nd year, Fall for Arts ushers in a wave of arts and culture events for everybody to enjoy before ski season. Starting back in September, it’s already well under way but there’s still lots of events and activities coming up for you to enjoy. Take a look at some of the great upcoming things happening in Whistler:
Whistler Writers Festival
Oct. 12th - 15th
Bookworms everywhere will be excited to know that Whistler Writers Festival is back again. Come out and celebrate the written word with 4 days of events, workshops, readings, panels, comedy, and so much more. Rub shoulders with industry professionals and enjoy literature with Whistler as your beautiful backdrop. You can learn more about what’s happening during the Whistler Writers Fest by going to their website.
Nov. 9th - 19th
It’s time for indulgence! Treat yourself to the best food and drinks from British Columbia and beyond at Cornucopia Whistler. There’s no shortage of things to do during this 11-day festival, experience grand tastings, culinary workshops, silent discos, winery dinners, and much more during Cornucopia. The diverse program is sure to have something for anybody's palette. Go on a sensory adventure as you indulge in the finer things in life. Check out the Whistler Cornucopia website to learn more about the festival.
Arts Whistler Holiday Market
Nov. 25th - 26th
Arts Whistler Holiday Market is the perfect place to get that holiday shopping done. This Holiday Market (formerly known as the Bizarre Bazaar) features two days of handmade crafts and goodies from local artisans and craftsmen. You can browse through over a hundred vendors located throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor, listen to live music, and even visit Santa. Pick yourself or a loved one up some delicious treats or Christmas presents at the Whistler Holiday Market! Learn more at the Arts Whistler website.
Whistler Film Festival
Nov. 29th - Dec. 3th
Always a fan favourite, dubbed ‘Canada’s coolest film festival’, Whistler Film Festival returns this December. Spend a weekend watching film premieres, chatting with industry professionals, and more. There are tons of events during the festival for film buffs to enjoy and there’s also events for filmmakers to learn, network, and get inspired. Whether you’re in the industry or just want to learn more about it, Whistler Film Festival has something that will interest you. Find out more about Whistler Film Festival on the official website.
What’s Happening This Week
There are also lots of smaller activities and events happening during the next few months that might not be on some people's radar. Check out the local farmer's market or go to a gallery opening, the choice is yours! You can find out what’s going on this week during Fall for Arts by checking out the official calendar.