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Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival Celebrates Diversity and Inclusivity in the Mountains

Whistler, B.C. – Kicking off the 2020 events lineup, the annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival returns to the resort January 26 – February 2. Celebrating 28 years, the eight day festival features a packed event schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, arts and culture and social events that perfectly reflect the energy and diversity of Whistler as a destination.

Distinguished as one of the biggest gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America, the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival will feature various on-mountain events such as free daily ski and snowboard guiding groups from January 27 to February 2 and the Annual Pride Ski Parade on January 31. Down in the Village, daily après ski sessions will run from January 26 – February 1, along with an entertaining Night of Comedy with comedian Nicole Byer on January 29, and a Saturday Night Cabaret with legendary queen Lady Bunny followed by the Snowball Closing Party on February 1.

For festival highlights and a comprehensive list of everything Whistler please visit: To learn more about Whistler Pride and Ski Festival and view the full schedule of events please visit:

Widely considered as the largest gay-friendly mountain resort in North America, Whistler is proud to be the destination of choice for gay and lesbian travelers year round. Featuring a diverse community, Travel Alternative Group (TAG) approved accommodation, and legally celebrated marriage equality, Whistler has easily become a year-round destination hot-spot for adventure-seeking LGBTQI travelers.

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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 with more than 10,000 bedrooms among more than 135 hotels, townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 200 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 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 12,000 permanent residents.

Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Golf Club, Whistler Visitor Centre, as well as 1.800.WHISTLER and – Whistler’s official source for visitor information and booking. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 8,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on Resort Lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.



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