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Celebrate The Holidays With These Christmas Activities

Whistler Village Winter

Whistler is full of holiday events and activities this December for you and the whole family to enjoy. Get out in the winter wonderland known as Whistler and experience a fantastic holiday vacation. Take a look at a few of the notable Christmas and holiday events happening this season.

The Nadeau Ensemble: A Prairie Christmas

Squamish Lil'Wat Cultural Centre

December 2nd | 7:30 PM

Celebrate the season with a live performance from The Nadeau Ensemble. Take an enchanting journey through holiday classics performed by harpists Janelle Nadeau and Kim Robertson. Joaquin Ayala will also be playing, with his collection of unique instruments dating back to the 9th century. You can find tickets available at the Whistler Museum.

The Great White North

Maury Young Arts Centre

December 7th | Opening Night

Start off the winter season with a truly Canadian exhibition opening. The Great White North will showcase mountain photography, winter landscapes, 80’s Canadian pop culture, painted hockey sticks, and more. Gear up in your touques, hockey jerseys, and plaid, and get ready for a Bob & Doug style celebration, complete with live music, beer, and cabin feels. We’ll see all you hosers there, eh!

A Classical Christmas

Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church

December 10th | 5 PM

Get into the holiday spirit by joining the Whistler Children's Chorus Christmas pageant as they celebrate the season with some festive classics.

Orphan's Christmas Party

Whistler Public Library – Community Room

December 12th | 6 PM - 9 PM

Nobody to spend Christmas with in Whistler this year? Find yourself some holiday friends at the third annual, adults-only, Orphan's Christmas Party! This free event is the perfect place to meet some new people, decorate gingerbread houses, listen to Christmas carols, and watch Die Hard – all the holiday traditions you might be missing out on at home. You can learn more about the Orphan's Christmas Party on the Whistler Public Library website.

Fire & Ice Show

Skier's Plaza

Starting December 17th | 6:30 PM

Starting up once again for the winter season is the Fire & Ice Show. This free outdoor show is held every Sunday, starting December 17th, at the base of the mountains in Skier’s Plaza. Grab a hot chocolate and prepare to watch some high flying action and entertainment, including fire spinners, DJs, fireworks, and more. Dress warm, grab a cup of hot chocolate and prepare to be amazed by the live entertainment including ski and snowboard big air displays, fire spinners, live DJs and fireworks display - it's guaranteed fun for the whole family.

Whistler Holiday Events Caroling

A Whistler Christmas

Squamish Lil'Wat Cultural Centre

December 22nd | 7 PM – 9 PM

Another opportunity for you to take part in some Christmas carolling! Join the Whistler Singers as they serenade guests with classic Christmas songs that give you that warm holiday feeling.

There are plenty more activities happening for the holidays throughout Whistler. Take a look a full schedule of Christmas events on Tourism Whistler or check out events where Santa Claus is showing up on our sister hotel’s  website, Evolution - Visit Santa in Whistler this Holiday Season.

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane