Whistler, BC, Canada
COVID-19 UPDATE: RECREATIONAL TRAVEL TO WHISTLER FROM THE VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH AND FRASER HEALTH REGIONS IS ALLOWED. NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO WHISTLER-BLACKCOMB FROM OUTSIDE THEIR REGION IS CLOSED THROUGH JUNE 15, 2021.
Whistler Blackcomb, the world-renowned, world-class ski resort located within two hours of downtown Vancouver
Whistler Blackcomb is world-class in every sense, with fabulous accommodations, excellent restaurants and pubs, a thriving nightlife scene, and shopping galore. Most commonly known for its awesome skiing and snowboarding, Whistler Blackcomb is also famous as a full service, year-round destination. Stunning golf courses, incredible river rafting, scenic horseback riding, thrilling zip lining, and a multitude of other exciting outdoor adventures, including the breathtaking Peak 2 Peak Gondola.
Consistently rated as the No. 1 Ski Resort by many international media, accolades include; Top Canadian Ski Resort, Best Ski Resort in Canada, Best Ski Resort in the World, No. 1 Ski Resort for Apres Ski, No. 1 Overall Resort, and more.
The Gayvan.com team visits Whistler Blackcomb every year, and were thrilled to be attending the Whistler Pride & Ski Festival once again in 2020, as they celebrated their 28th Anniversary! Amazing to think its been over a quarter of a century of celebrating Pride on the hills!
Gayvan's Angus Praught has had the pleasure of co-hosting the annual Whistler Pride TV specials for OutLook TV in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and will once again in 2020 (see past shows in videos below). If you are up in Whistler while they're shooting, you may also have a chance to be in the show, or you can catch the 2020 show nationally on the OUTtv network and on their streaming service, OUTtvGO, in February. After airing on TV, they will also be available internationally on Gay Direct and YouTube, starting in March, 2020.
And with that said, it's now time to start planning for 2020. See you in Whistler!
To add to your Whistler adventures, just a 20 minute drive north and west of Whistler Village, is the Village of Pemberton. Located in the beautiful Pemberton Valley at the foot of majestic Mt. Currie, Pemberton offers great accommodation options, as well as unique mountain adventures of its own.
Pemberton's year-round adventure offers everything from world-class golfing, mountain biking, horseback riding and jet boating in summer, to Heli-skiing, alpine skiing and snowboarding in winter. Check it out as part of your visit.
See 31 of our photos from the 27th annual Whistler Pride & Ski Festival 2019 HERE
29th Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, North America's premiere winter escape welcomes the world back to the award-winning Whistler/Blackcomb Resort and the municipality of Whislter! Show your pride by joining us for a week of exhilarating sporting and cultural events!
Host hotel: Aava Whistler Hotel Reservations call 1.866.787.1966 or visit online at https://www.whistlerpride.com/
Whistler Pride Show for OutLookTV in 2019
Photos courtesy of Tourism Whistler
Whistler Village Inn + Suites
Whistler Village Inn & Suites, one of downtown Whistler's favourite hotels, offers two side-by-side lodges and the perfect mix of value and location. Shops, restaurants, nightclubs and the Gondolas for Whistler and Blackcomb mountains are all less than a two-minute walk away.
Relax in any style with a choice of hotel rooms, lofts and suites overlooking Whistler village. 4429 Sundial Place, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4 604.932.4004, Toll free: 1-800-663-6418
Located just north and west of Whistler Village, Pemberton BC, in the beautiful Pemberton Valley, offers great alternate accommodation options to those in Whistler. Travel east of the Village to Mt. Currie, Lillooet Lake, and Ivey Lake.
Pemberton’s year-round adventure offers everything from world-class golfing, mountain biking, horseback riding and jet boating in summer, to Heli-skiing, alpine skiing and snowboarding in winter.
Top off your outdoor adventures with a wide range of culinary experiences, including everything from sushi to Italian, to Cantonese.
Pemberton Valley Lodge
Nestled between majestic mountains, the gay friendly Pemberton Valley Lodge is a great upscale option to consider, just twenty minutes north of Whislter. 1490 Portage Rd. Pemberton, BC, 1.877.894.2800