From April 10 to 15, 2018, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival will be returning to Whistler, British Columbia.
Athletes from around the world, including past and present Olympians, will be joined by hundreds of spectators to watch the competitions and take part in the festivities.
Some Olympians who will be competing include Robbie Dion – an alpine skier from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics – and Max Parrot, who recently won silver in the 2018 Pyeongchang Men’s Slopestyle competition.
Massive congrats to Max Parrot and Mark McMorris who won Canada’s first medals of the 2018 Winter Games. We’re stoked to announce that Max will be competing at the #WSSF Monster #Boarderstyle World Championship this April @MonsterEnergyCA pic.twitter.com/W9VyXgZyKL
— WSSF Whistler (@wssf) February 12, 2018
There’s also a film and photography component to the competition. A 72-hour filmmakers and photographer showdown will run during the course of the week.
A number of events will also go down off the slopes to keep participants and spectators entertained for the duration. Apres-ski and late-night parties will be held on a regular basis around the city, with live music constantly being played at the Skiers Plaza. A number of clubs around Whistler will also be holding evening events.
No admission fee is required to watch the festival, though some evening events and parties require tickets to be purchased in advance.
The festival will take place all over Whistler Village and more information can be found online.
When: April 10 to 15
Where: Whistler, British Columbia
Tickets: Admission to the Festival is free, tickets for evening events can be purchased online.