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Wanderlust Whistler

Wanderlust is a one-of-a-kind festival bringing together the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers, and much, much more — all in a setting of breathtaking natural beauty. We’re talking about fun in the sun and dancing under the stars. Hiking on peaceful trails and gettin’ your down dog on at the top of the mountain. Sipping poolside cocktails with your friends, and then enjoying a tasty farm-to-table dinner with views of the surrounding mountain peaks.

Early morning meditations and all-night chakra spinning musical performances – it’s an all-out ecstatic celebration in the most awe-inspiring locations in the world. For more details on the other workshops and Wanderlust events or to buy tickets please visit the Wanderlust Whistler

Wanderlust Schedule:

Thursday, August 1

1:30-2:30pm Mountain Square Acroyoga Performance
2:00 – 4:00pm Town Plaza Elvolutionaries
3:00 – 4:00pm Mountain Square Hannah Thiem
9:00 – 10:00pm  Whistler Olympic Plaza Marchfourth Marching Band
10:30pm – Midnight Whistler Conference The Wanderlust Spectacular

Friday, August 2

12:00 – 1:00pm Mountain Square Marchfourth Marching Band
1:30 – 2:30pm
Mountain Square Quixotic
1:30 – 5:30pm Town Plaza Elvolutionaries
3:00 – 4:00pm Mountain Square Acroyoga Performance
7:00 – 8:00pm Whistler Olympic Plaza Mohamed Assani & DJ Fabian Alsultany
8:30 – 10:00pm Whistler Olympic Plaza Quixotic
10:30pm – Midnight Whistler Conference Centre *Tickets Required Caravan Palace

Saturday, August 3

12:00 – 12:30pm Mountain Square DJ Drez
1:00 – 2:00pm Mountain Square Natasha Blank
1:30 – 5:30pm Town Plaza Elvolutionaries
2:30 – 3:00pm Mountain Square Acroyoga Performance
3:30 – 4:30pm Mountain Square Hannah Thiem
7:00 – 8:00pm Whistler Olympic Plaza MC Yogi
8:30 – 10:00pm Whistler Olympic Plaza Trombone Shorty
10:00 – 10:30pm Whistler Conference Centre *Tickets Required Caravan Place (DJ Set)
10:45 – 12:15am Whistler Conference Centre *Tickets Required Moby (DJ Set)

Sunday, August 4

12:00 – 1:00pm Mountain Square Acroyoga Performance
12:00 – 2:00pm Town Plaza Elvolutionaries
1:30 – 2:30pm Mountain Square Natasha Blank
4:00 – 5:15pm Whistler Olympic Plaza Moby (Acoustic Set)


Summer Events Round-up

Whistler is a mecca for all things active and because of this it attracts some of the most prestegous events the world has to offer. From extreme mountain biking competitions to massive yoga conventions, our little mountain town has it all. Here is the ultimate round-up of summer events coming to whistler in 2012.

Whistler Yoga Conference, May 4 – 6

Join in this journey to the majestic mountains, to the nurture of nature, and the timeless experience of yoga. The Whistler Yoga Conference provides teachers and yoga students of all levels with a supportive meeting place to grow and expand their practice through three days of inspirational learning. The weekend includes approximately 40 seminars, workshops and classes. More information and offers here.

Tough Mudder, June 23 – 24

Tough Mudder is a hardcore 10 to 12 mile obstacle course designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. Tough Mudder is more than an event; it’s a way of thinking. By running a Tough Mudder challenge, you’ll unlock a true sense of accomplishment, have a great time, and discover camaraderie with your fellow participants that’s experienced all too rarely these days. The race will be held at Whistler Olympic Park. For more information on entry fees and race details, please click here.

Whistler Children’s Art Festival, July 14 – 15

Mark your calendar for the 29th annual Whistler Children’s Art Festival. This fun-filled weekend features a multitude of hands-on art workshops led by professional artists in fine arts, crafts, theatre, multi-media, dance and music from across BC. The festival comes alive even further with free activities and entertainment by popular children’s performers, roving musicians and zany characters.

Kokanee Crankworx, Aug 10 – 19

In less than a decade, Kokanee Crankworx has become the authoritative free ride festival. A supercharged magnet for the world’s best riders and the definitive domestication of dirt in the service of epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and gravity-fuelled mountain biking. Over ten fearless days in August, the venues at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park serve as a modern day Colosseum to the world’s best mountain bike athletes.

Whistler Wanderlust Yoga, Aug 23 – 26

Yoga and music phenomenon reaches new heights with the first-ever Canadian location for Wanderlust. Yogis from around the globe will be down-dogging, dancing, dining on organic delicacies, celebrating and joining together in an amazing community. With the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers, Wanderlust Whistler is an event not to be missed. Fostering relationships with local yoga rockstars, Wanderlust has invited lululemon athletica ambassadors to teach alongside its already amazing lineup inclusive of teachers Baron Baptiste and John Friend, musicians Michael Franti and Krishna Das, DJ set by Thievery Corporation, and performance artists Quixotic. For more information and for advance tickets, please visit here.

Are you coming to Whistler for any of these events? Give our friendly staff at Summit Lodge & Spa a call and find the best accommodation deals in town – 1 (888) 913.8811.