For many Whistler is only a winter destination. However, the 1 1/2 drive to Whistler from Vancouver is well worth your time in the summer as well. There is something going on every weekend. Here’s how the Whistler events calendar looks like from August 3rd to the 19th. For more check out www.whistler.com.
Whistler Presents Summer Concert Series: Free entertainment for the whole family. This long weekend catch Jason McCoy, Spirit of the West and The Great Lake Swimmers
When Crankworx rides into town, Whistler BC makes its annual transformation into the Colosseum of freeride mountain biking. In a stadium of dirt sculpted out of raw mountain, a hedonic convergence of riders and bike lovers from all around the world gathers to crown champions and revel in the mountain biking revolution.
Home to hundreds of game-changing moments in freeride mountain biking’s history, Crankworx is a 10 day festival to epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and vertical-dropping riding. A monument to gravity, a testament to passion. The phenoms, the veterans, the aeronauts, the tricksters, the speed-freaks, the enduro-maestros – all the best mountain bike athletes answer gravity’s call. It is time to pay homage, at the place legends are formed.
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