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Whistler Great Outdoors Fest
Whistler Great Outdoors Fest

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Whistler’s great outdoors festival - May 16, 2014

Date:Friday, May 16, 2014
Time:All Day
Where:Whistler Village
Price:varies see website for details

Summer Festivals are Heating Up in Whistler

Great Outdoors Fest

Victoria Weekend will see the GO Fest, Whistler's Great Outdoors Festival, funded by the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) through the Province of British Columbia’s Resort Municipality Initiative. The GO Fest will celebrate the unique time of year in Whistler when people can choose their own adventure, whether it be winter or summer themed pursuits.

The producers are resurrecting the legendary Great Snow Earth Water Race and are inviting everyone to "Come Up to Whistler and Play"

“I am thrilled to see the creation of GO Fest on the Victoria Day Long Weekend,” said Whistler Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden. “Whistler has a robust calendar of events and festivals and adding a festival in May will further strengthen Whistler’s year-round offerings. May is one of the best months of the year to participate in all the activities that make Whistler an amazing destination, and we are working with the festival producers to present a four-day schedule of active programming that celebrates Whistler’s great outdoors and the convergence of winter and summer recreation activities.”

The Victoria Day Long Weekend is the beginning of the summer season in Whistler, and typically, the  resort sees this weekend opening its golf courses, mountain bike trails and the Whistler Bike Park.

May in Whistler is a time when you can still ski the glacier, but come down the Village and go for a bike ride or get in a round of golf. In short, paradise.

Events for Day 1 -- GO Fest

GO Enduro – Friday, May 16

This mountain bike race will take place in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and will feature three timed downhill stages as well as two liaison stages featuring uphill or cross country sections. GO Enduro will challenge riders’ technical bike handling skills and test their endurance.


$30, in advance online, and a full face helmet is required.

The Great Outdoors Festival Concert Line-up

Friday May, 16

The Sheepdogs
When: 8PM - 9:30PM

All concerts take place at Whistler Olympic Plaza and are FREE to attend

Ready to Book or Need More Info?

z Aava ReservationsMore information about GO Fest, Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival is available now at www.greatoutdoorsfest.com.

Contact us to book your 2014 Great Outdoors Fest accommodations or get more info!


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