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Go Festival - Day 2
Go Festival - Day 2

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Go Festival - Day 2 - May 17, 2014

Date:Saturday, May 17, 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, 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 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 Two -- GO Fest

Whistler 5 on 5 Ultimate Frisbee Tournament – May 17-18 Whistler 5 on 5 is throwing their second annual Ultimate Frisbee tournament and has joined the line-up of action taking place at GO Fest on Saturday and Sunday of the Victoria Day May Long Weekend. This fast-paced and engaging tournament will take place on the grass fields of Myrtle Philip Community School. Tournament teams can be booked until April 15.

Cost:

$660/team (up to 12 players) and includes field food and a disc for each player.

Great Green River Challenge – Saturday, May 17 The Great Green River Challenge will take place on Saturday, May 17 on Green River. Crews of six, including at least two men or two women, will run the river while completing a gauntlet of challenges including a flat water slalom sprint, Sumo wrestling atop a raft, a raft flip, mass start river race and river time trials.

Cost:

$300 per team in advance online, and each session will take around two hours, 45mins.

DiscGO Disc Golf Tournament – Saturday, May 17 The Whistler Disc Golf Course will play host to DiscGO, a two round disc golf tournament, drawing intermediate, advanced and pro level players to vie for cash prizes. The total number of competitors will be capped at 96.

Cost (including lunch):

  • Intermediate Men/Women - $30
  • Advanced Men/Women - $45
  • Pro Men/Women - $60

The Great Outdoors Festival Concert Line-up

Saturday May, 17

Foxy Moron
When: 6PM - 6:30PM & 7PM - 9PM

The Boom Booms
When: 9PM - 10PM

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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