Calendar of Culinary Events
Mountaintop Summer Feast
(June 22 – Sept. 2 and Saturday only June 16 and Sept. 8 – Oct. 6): Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening at the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain, experience a mountaintop feast at 1,800 metres (6,000 feet). Ride the Whistler Village Gondola up to enjoy a selection of the chef’s best culinary options, while looking out over the valley below and listening to live music. Advance seating available at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. seating available on the day of.
Visit whistlerblackcomb.com, or call 1-800-766-0449.
Sip and Savour Winemaker Dinner Series – Aura Restaurant at Nita Lake Lodge
(select dates June 12 – Sept. 11): Featuring carefully selected vineyards with a series of four-course dinners, Executive Chef James Olberg will create unique menus to complement each wine, using fresh and local ingredients. Advance bookings are required.
Visit nitalakelodge.com, or call 604-966-5700.
Outdoor Summer “Beer” Barbecues - Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler
(starting June 28): Every Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m., enjoy an all-you-can-eat barbecue in the courtyard, live music and complimentary parking. Each week will feature different B.C. craft breweries to complement beer-influenced barbecue recipes.
Visit sidecutwhistler.com, or call 604-935-3400.
Winemaker Dinner at Steeps Grill & Wine Bar atop Whistler Mountain
(July 28): A guaranteed feast for your senses, featuring Sunrock Vineyards by Jackson-Triggs wines paired with locally sourced culinary delights, prepared by Chefs Vinnie Hall and Steve Bjormark accompanied by Troy Osborne, director of viticulture, west, Arterra Wines Canada. The evening includes a six-course meal paired with wine. Visit whistlerblackcomb.com.
Sea to Sky Gondola, Squamish - Backyard Seafood Boil at the Summit Plaza
(July 12 – Aug. 30): Every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m., chefs will source local ingredients and seasonal produce for this unique seafood boil menu of mussels, shrimp and crab claws with sides. Ride the gondola up early to enjoy the views, stroll the trails and suspension bridge.
Visit seatoskygondola.com/events, or call 604-892-2550.
Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships
(Aug. 3 – 5): The BBQ Championships competition pits the best of the best against each other at Dusty’s Bar & BBQ in Whistler Creekside. Enjoy family entertainment, free music and the best barbecue you’ll ever eat.
Araxi Longtable Dinner
(Aug. 19): Executive Chefs James Walt and Quang Dang, along with Restaurant Director Neil Henderson will welcome guests to the eighth annual event, nestled at the base of Mount Currie at the picturesque North Arm Farm in Pemberton. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception and a four-course, family-style menu that will include dishes from award-winning Bar Oso and the newest member of the Toptable Group family, Il Caminetto, all paired with wines selected by Sommelier Samantha Rahn.
Whistler Village Beer Festival
(Sept. 11 – 16): It's the ultimate festival — tasting cold, refreshing beer in an outdoor adventure paradise. Hosting six days of events including seminars, dinners featuring specially paired beers and much more. Sample more than 120 craft beers and ciders from B.C., as well as select Canadian and international brews.
Thanksgiving Harvest Brunch – Wildflower at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler
(Oct. 8): A feast for all your senses featuring the bounty of the harvest season.
Thanksgiving Dinner – Wildflower, Grill Room and Mallard Lounge at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler
(Oct. 7 – 8): In addition to seasonal menu selections, the culinary team will feature a traditional Thanksgiving dinner option.
Call 604-938-8000; visit Fairmont.com/whistler or book online at Opentable.com.
Whistler Cornucopia Food and Wine Festival
(Nov. 8 – 18): The festival celebrates local chefs and regional wines, offering a true sensory experience with winemaker dinners, interactive seminars, gala wine tastings and eclectic after parties.
Bearfoot Bistro World Oyster Invitational & Bloody Caesar Battle
(Nov. 18): Witness the best oyster shuckers from around the world at this legendary Bearfoot Bistro event. Bartenders from the Pacific Northwest will also compete in a Bloody Caesar Battle in the foyer of the Whistler Conference Centre. Tickets are available at the Bearfoot Bistro, call 604-932-3433, or visit bearfootbistro.com.
For all other events, please refer to our Calendar of Events.