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Opening Day of WSSF
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Opening Day of WSSF

WSSF 2012 Music Festival

WSSF 2013Today (Friday, April 12) is opening day of the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF). Here at Aava Whistler Hotel we are excited to preview all of the up-coming events for this year's festival.Throughout the week Aava will be posting preview blogs on all of the can't miss events at this year's festival.

Check out our preview blogs on The Beginning & End Party, State of the Art, Fashion Exposed & Concert Series events.

We will continue to release new preview blogs throughout the week so remember to check back all festival long.

Now that opening day is upon us take a look at all the events planned for the first day of the WSSF.

Opening Day Events - Friday, April 12

World Skiing Invitational

WSSF Ski Competition

Where: Blackcomb Terrain Park | Cost: FREE

The World Skiing Invitational is a 3 day event featuring some of the best freestyle skiers in the world. There will be two events featured at this year's event slopestyle and big air. You can watch the competitors get ready for the event on Friday from 10AM - 2PM in the Blackcomb Terrain Park.

State of the Art

Where: Whistler Conference Centre | Cost: FREE

State of the Art is a FREE art show held during the entire festival. The art show will be open daily inside the Whistler Conference Centre. Over 50 artists are participating in this year's event more than ever before. Check out the gallery hours, April 12 - 20: 12PM to 6PM, April 21: 10AM to 2PM.

Concert Series

WSSF 2012 Music Festival

Where: Skiers Plaza | Cost: FREE

One of the highlights of the Festival is the FREE Concert Series daily at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Live musical acts & DJ's spin tunes daily. Check out the acts for Friday, April 12.

One Bad Son - 2:30PM
DiRTY RADiO - 4:30PM

Looking for Somewhere to Stay During WSSF?

Reservations StaffAava Whistler Hotel offers amazing Whistler hotel accommodations smack dab in the middle of WSSF activities. If you have any questions or need any help booking your Whistler vacation during the Festival contact our in-resort, friendly, knowledge team. We look forward to having you here!

Photos: Steve Rogers

Posted by on Friday, April 12, 2013