Great Outdoor Festival 2017

16th May, 2017

The Great Outdoor Festival is taking over Whistler May 19th – 22nd, 2017. 

This festival is only in its 4th year and it has already grown into an amazing weekend that celebrates the convergence of summer and winter. 

GoFestival Whistler

Go Fest Arts & Culture

There are 10 events that will take place celebrating Arts and Culture within our community.  Spend an afternoon Bear Sculpting, brushing up on your digital photography, taking in the WFF Adventure Film Series and the GroPro GoShow or learn about ones man struggle and his amazing accomplishments in ultrarunning with Trail Serendipity taking place Saturday May 20th at 2:00pm at the North Face Store.

GoFest - Trail Serendipity

Sports

This festival is unique from a regular sporting event as it still has the competitive side but also has clinics and workshops so that you can learn a new sport or get better at one you already love.  Compete in the Beach Volleyball Tournament or the Go Fest Tennis Tournament or lean how to sail with the Go Sailing Clinic.  There is also an intro to tennis, stand-up paddle boarding, a running group and a place to try out ping pong.  There will also be a complimentary yoga class on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Mountain square

GoFestival - Yoga

Go Fest Clinics

As mentioned above, there are clinics that you can take part in to learn a new sport or just get better at the one you already love.   Participate in the Nicklaus North Golf Clinic where you can brush up on your chipping and putting.  Ever wanted to trying throwing an axe or learn more about nutrition?  Both are happening throughout the weekend.  You furry familiy member can also take part in GoFest with the Alpine Dogs Training Tips and Tricks clinic.  This takes place Sunday May 21st starting at noon at Florence Peterson Park. 

GoFestival - Alpine Dogs

There is also a Ladies Fly Fishing Clinic with Trout Country on Saturday and Sunday starting at 8:00am.  This is the perfect opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade on this mini fishing adventure.  Sorry guys, this is just for the ladies.

GoFestival - Go Fishing

Music

All weekend long enjoy the sounds coming off the Village Square Main Stage.  The festival start with a bang Friday night at 7:30pm is a Canadian classic; 54-40.  The weekend will see the likes of Mazacote, The Zolas , Amistad,  and Dear Rouge.  Click on the link above for the entire schedule.

GoFestival - Concert Series

Call our In House Reservations team if you have any questions or would like to book your stay at 1.800.667.3363 or email info@crystal-lodge.com

photo credit - greatoutdoorfestival.com