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Whistler's festivals and events drive many guests to the resort. Members can leverage these important events for business success by being aware of upcoming opportunities, preparing in advance and finding unique ways to welcome guests.

January 25 - 31, 2015 - Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Whistler is proud to host the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival (formerly WinterPRIDE), one of the biggest and best gay and lesbian ski weeks in North America. The LGBTQ pride week features a packed events schedule of skiing, snowboarding, parties, comedy nights and social events.

Number of participants: 3000+
Participant Demographics:
90% men and 10% women
72% aged 35-54
53.9% of guests annual income above $90K
Key Event:
4th annual Pride March: Friday, January 30, 3 - 5PM.

Important Documents

Printable Welcome Sign

Key Things to Know - Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

Marketing Opportunities

Pride Opportunities Presentation

How Can YOUR Business Leverage this Event:

  • Create a window display showing your pride and/or showing how you celebrate diversity & inclusiveness
  • Put up a Rainbow Flag to show you support for LGBT rights
  • Provide a Special Offer to encourage Whistler Pride guests to come back and visit your business later in the year
  • Advertise your special offer during Whistler Pride week with a minimum $10 value to the guest and get 25% off advertising rates with the Whistler Question* Contact: Tessa at 604.902.0123
  • Become a Prize Sponsor! Contact Lisa at This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it
  • Do you have other ideas? Please feel free to call on Dean at This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it or call 604.288.7218 to discuss how you can be involved as well as possible sponsorship opportunities.

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