World Ski and Snowboard Festival
Think it's time to hang up the skis and get ready for your Whistler Summer Vacation. Hold on, you will be missing one of the best things to do in Whistler. The must do festival on the Whistler winter festival calendar is less than a month away, World Ski and Snowboard Festival.
World Ski and Snowboard Festival rolls into Whistler village April 13-22 for its 18th year to finish another ski season in style. The festival is known as the biggest annual gathering of winter sports, music, arts and culture in North America, and revolves around the festival motto
‘Party in April. Sleep in May". This year's festival is crammed with free concerts, photography and video showdowns arts extravaganzas, world class ski and snowboard competitions and for the first time ever in Whistler a Roller Derby bout.
The Crystal Lodge Hotel staff have a few years experience juggling the jam packed ten day festival so here are some recommendations from our hotel team
Outdoor Concert Series:
In a world where nothing comes for free, Whistler offers up a 10-day program of music concerts spanning a vast variety of genres to feed your soul and support your wallet. Best of all it's free, free, free!.
Main Stage located in Skier's Plaza, free concerts 2:30pm - 5:30pm.
Vengeance in the Valley
Whistler resorts first ever roller derby bout and a match-up between Whistler's Black Diamond Betties and the Squamish Sea to Sky Sirens. Don't miss this modern-day, high-adrenaline, fast-paced, high-action, full contact sport as Whistler gets ready to showcase the sport of roller derby to a whole new level.
AFP World Championships Big Air
Immerse yourself in the electric atmosphere of Skier’s Plaza, and watch the mind-boggling aerial talents of the who’s who of the ski world throw down in one of the most impressive displays of raw talent and gutsy trick-wrangling in an attempt to walk away with the big dollars, the coveted title of Big Air Champion and endless bragging rights.
Skier's Plaza, Saturday, April 13.
This year's World Ski and Snowboard Festival is set to be the icing on the cake to another great winter season in Whistler. Accommodation is booking fast, so make sure you book your hotel room before it's too late. Contact our hotel guest services team on 1-800-667-3363 or firstname.lastname@example.org to take advantage of our current Spring Sale.
Great Location, Nicest Staff!!
After reading several reviews on TripAdvisor, I decided to give Crystal Lodge a try. From the get-go, the staff were very helpful and friendly. They helped me set up lift tickets, dinner reservations, and ski rentals for my fiance. We had no trouble checking in, the rooms were comfortable, and the food was excellent. The centralized location of this hotel was perfect for hitting the slopes first thing in the morning, and walking around the village at night. Free wifi and valet for your skiis/snowboards. We never had to use our car (that was parked in their underground secure lot). I look forward to our next trip!
jcm0986 | Houston TX