One Can Live the Olympic Dream in Whistler this Winter

Whistler, B.C. – Eight years have passed since Whistler hosted the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, but the spirit is alive in Whistler. While the world stage turns to Pyeongchang over the next two weeks, Whistler will be celebrating that spirit with daily broadcasts, exhibits and activities.


Catch all the action and cheer on the athletes at WhistlerOlympic Plaza from February 9 – 25, 2018 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Watch the CBC broadcast of Pyeongchang 2018 on the big screen, warm up with a hot beverage and be sure to capture the quintessential shot with the Olympic Rings before the flame burns out.


Strap on the skinny skis in the Callaghan Valley at the Whistler Olympic Park, home to all Nordic events in 2010. Whistler Olympic Park also offers biathlon, snowshoeing, tobogganing for those after a unique adventure in an incredible setting.


Slide down Whistler Mountain’s Dave Murray Downhill and emulate the athletes who competed there eight years ago in the downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super-combined and super G races.


Speed things up at the Whistler Sliding Centre home to bobsleigh, skeleton and luge competitions during the 2010 Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games. Set out on the world’s fastest ice track and try the exhilarating sport of bobsled or skeleton.


Visit the Whistler Museum to learn Whistler’s story of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games at the Hosting the Worldexhibit. Check out the gear of 13 of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes from the Sea-to-Sky corridor, grasp the glory of the torch, try on a ski bib or sport the volunteer “smurf” uniform.


Double up on Games-time spirit with an Olympic Adventure Package. Start your morning at beautiful Lost Lake Park in a Discover Classic ski lesson and make your mark on the world of cross country skiing. Pick up the pace in the afternoon at the world’s fastest ice track with a bobsleigh or skeleton experience at the Whistler Sliding Centre. Book an Olympic Adventure Packages from $278 per person by calling 1.800.944.7853 to speak with a Whistler based travel consultant. 



Whistler is Canada’s premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.


About the FE&A program Celebration is an essential aspect of Whistler culture. This was highlighted during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games when the community presented the most outstanding display of sport, entertainment and culture the resort had ever seen. The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and resort partners continue to build on that momentum through the Festivals, Events and Animation (FE&A) program to develop and attract a wide range of high-quality, year-round programming, including an exciting line-up of festivals, events and entertainment for all ages and audiences.


The FE&A program is funded by the Province of British Columbia’s Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI), which invests in programs and projects to build tourism throughout BC. The FE&A program is overseen by the FE&A Oversight Committee comprised of staff from the RMOW and Tourism Whistler, a community member at large and a Whistler council representative. 


Celebration is an essential aspect of Whistler culture. This was highlighted during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games when the community presented the most outstanding display of sport, entertainment and culture the resort had ever seen. The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and resort partners continue to build on that momentum through the Festivals, Events and Animation (FE&A) program to develop and attract a wide range of high-quality, year-round programming, including an exciting line-up of festivals, events and entertainment for all ages and audiences.