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Free Things to do in Whistler

From free outdoor festivals, tours and tasting to exclusive Fairmont family entertainment, there are always plenty of free things to do in Whistler. 

For up-to-date details on what's available during your stay, contact the Fairmont Concierge Desk at 604 938 2006 or email CWR.Concierge@fairmont.com   

Music in the Park: Check out the free Whistler Summer Concerts series happening throughout the summer Learn more.

BC Farmers Market in Whistler image courtesy of Tourism Whistler, Mike Crane

FREE TO ENJOY, WHISTLER FARMER'S MARKET

Every Sunday, May through October 8 and every Wednesday in July and August, local vendors, artisans, bakers showcase the best organic produce and products from throughout the West Coast. Located alongside the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Learn more.

The Valley Trail, one of the best free things to do in Whistler image courtesy of Tourism Whistler, Mike Crane photographer

FREE TO EXPLORE, WHISTLER VALLEY TRAIL

Explore the paved paths as they meander through the Whistler Valley, connecting 5 lakes, parks and viewpoints. Sandy beaches, playgrounds, dog-friendly area, BBQs, paddle boards and kayak rentals – everything you need for a day at the beach in Whistler.

Free self-guded art and culture tours in Whistler.  Family trips to Whistler image courtesy of Tourism Whistler, Robin O'Neill photographer

FREE TOURS & SALISH STROLL

Create your own art & culture excursion, experience all the art pieces that pepper the Whistler Valley. Learn more. Meander through the Salish Stroll, an interpretive pathway connecting Fairmont Chateau Whistler to Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre. Learn more. Or explore the Whistler Museum's Valley of Dreams Walking Tour. Learn more.

Mountain Biking, one of the free things to do in Whistler image courtesy of Tourism Whistler, Mike Crane photographer

FREE TO DISCOVER, BIKE TRAILS

Head out to discover the over 200 kilometres of maintained double and single track cross-country trails throughout Whistler Valley. Bike rentals are available on-site and adjacent to Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Free Things to Do in Whistler Teen Centre in Whistler Village image courtesy of Tourism Whistler, Mike Crane

FREE TIME, TEEN DROP-IN CENTRE

A dedicated space for teens aged 13 to 18 on the lower level of Millennium Place it features a ping pong table and pool table; skateboard min-ramp and rails; Xbox360, PlayStation 3, Wii; guitars and turntable and art supplies. 

Free Whistler Blackcomb tours in Whistler

FREE MOUNTAIN TOURS

Join Whistler Mountain Hosts for free Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain orientation tours throughout the ski season at 11:15 am.  (Available for skiers/riders as well as non-skiers).

Free Things to Do in Whistler - Fire and Ice Show image courtesy of Tourism Whistler, Mike Crane

FREE FIRE & ICE SHOW

Enjoy this spectacular show as Whistler Blackcomb instructors ride and soar through a blazing ring of fire at the base of Whistler Mountain. Don't miss it!  Sunday nights January through March at 6:30 pm in Skier's Plaza.

Free ice skating in Whistler image courtesy of Tourism Whistler, Mike Crane photography

FREE ICE SKATING

Rediscover the joy of this classic winter pastime in the heart of Whistler Village at the Whistler Olympic Plaza. Skate rentals are available on-site. December - April, weather dependent.

Free Things to Do in Whistler

FREE PRIOR SNOWBOARD FACTORY TOURS

Prior has been handcrafting high-performance snowboards for more than two decades. Visit their Whistler factory to view first-hand the dedication and determination it takes to create the perfect board. Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the winter.

For more details on these free things to do in Whistler and more including hiking the Ancient Cedars trail and paddling the River of Golden Dreams, contact our Concierge Desk at 1 604 938 2006 or email CWR.Concierge@fairmont.com