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Whistler Sabbatical Project

Aloha Whistler Accommodation is pleased to support theWhistler Sabbatical Project!  Check out the detailsof this amazing opportunity.

Ever dreamed of unplugging? Now is your chance. Win a month inWhistler, Canada, all expenses* paid.

One lucky prize winner will experience their dream WhistlerSabbatical that includes airfare, accommodation, lift passes, gear,and a series of extraordinary adventures.

Weekly video experiences give you more chances to win. Log in,take the hypothetical challenge each week, and prepare yourself forsomething amazing.

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Are you looking for whistler condo accommodation for your skivacation?

Contact our staff todayfor more information. Check out our great selection of Whistler luxuryhomes, conds and townhouses.


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Jazz on the Mountain at Whistler

A new festival is coming to Whistler over the Labour Daylong weekend from September2nd to4th.

The Jazz on the Mountain festival is a weekend filled withconcerts by top international and Canadian jazz artists, freeconcerts around Whistler Village, a street festival with children’sentertainment and family fun and a master class series for selectedstudents.

Outdoor concerts at Whistler Olympic Plaza

Daily outdoor ticketed concerts will be at the WhistlerOlympic Plaza. Jazz on the Mountain will feature jazzgreats including Kevin Eubanks Quartet, Stanley Jordan Trio, OliverJones Trio, The New Gary Burton Quartet, Spyro Gyra, TheRippingtons and more!


The Whistler Olympic Plaza will play host to theinaugural Jazz on the Mountain at Whistler, offeringfestival goers the opportunity to be among the first to experiencethis incredible facility.  This outdoor venue featuresstunning views of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.

Tickets are available as a 3 day pass or single daypasses and will provide access to the Whistler OlympicPlaza venue from noon until night, with in and outprivileges.   Tickets are valid for all shows each day inthe Whistler Olympic Plaza.

The venue will also feature the Jazz Bistrosponsored by Heineken, Appleton Estate Rum and its Festivalbeverage The Appleton Pentatonic, and by WineOnline.  Relax in this great venue and enjoy snacks,cheese, gourmet food, beer, wine and other beverages.

There will be a Solo GuitarSeries at MillenniumPlace. This late night series ofperformances is set to thrill as three jazz guitar masters eachtake to the stage for a solo performance.  This is a ticketedevent and will feature guitar virtuosos Stanley Jordan, KevinEubanks and Russ Freeman (of The Rippingtons) in their element.

Free outdoor concerts

Whistler’s Village Square, at the very heart ofthe resort will host a stage for the duration of thefestival.  Daily free shows are at 2pm and 4:30pm and willfeature the powerhouse jazz fusion ensemble Five After Four, bassvirtuoso Michael Farquharson, drum wizard Mat Marucci, Five AlarmFunk and more!

Street Festival

Throughout the three-day Jazz on the Mountainfestival, Whistler Village will come alive with anincredible street festival featuring acoustic musicians,face-painters, jugglers and acrobats. This is the perfectentertainment for kids and all the family.

Jazz on the Mountain Schedules

For more information check out detailed schedules of…

  • Day 1 featuringKevin Eubanks, Stanley Jordan and more;
  • Day 2 featuringGary Burton, The Rippingtons and more;
  • Day 3 featuringOliver Jones, Spyro Gyra and more;
  • or visit the Jazz on the Mountainwebsite.

Are you looking for Whistler accommodation for the Jazz on theMountain Whistler Festival?

Check out Aloha’s complete listing of accommodations in Whistler.Then contact our in-resort localexperts to get more information or book your lodgings, eventsand activities!


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Whistler Crankworx Begins July 15

Crankworx has pushed the boundaries of freeridingfurther than any other festival out there.

One of the highlights of the festival is the Red BullJoyride on Saturday July 23rd which combineselements of slopestyle, dirt jump and North Shore mountainbiking.  Over 20,000 spectators are expected to watch the RedBull Joyride in Whistler Village, evidence that the Crankworxfestival is huge and getting more popular each year.

There are many events taking place over the duration of theKokanee Crankworx festival showcasing the sports many differentangles including freeride, trick and slopestyle events, races ofall descriptions, trial riding and even pump track racing.

Don’t miss the Canadian Cheese RollingFestival!

The Whistler Kokanee Crankworx festival is a greatspectator event for families and all ages. Anotherhighlight of the festival and the only non-mountain bike themedevent is the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival on July23rd. This hilarious event is so much fun for the wholefamily.  Head over to Blackcomb Mountain to see what thisevent is all about. Visit the Canadian Cheese RollingFestival for more information.

For more information you can read the day by dayevents for the Whistler Crankworx festival.

Still Need Whistler Village Accommodation for theCrankworx Festival?

Check out Aloha’s complete listing of accommodations in Whistler.Then contact our in-resort localexperts to get more information or book your lodgings, eventsand activities!


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Whistler Farmers Market

The Whistler Farmers Market is one of the highlights ofthe summer in Whistler.

Featuring fresh local produce from the Pemberton Valley andbeyond.  Stock up on local strawberries, raspberries,blueberries, Pemberton potatoes, greens and beets to name a few! Aswell as amazing produce the Whistler Farmers Market  featuresan array of artisan foods, home baked goods, fresh bread,jewellery, textiles, pottery, woodworks, bath & body productsand art work.

Every Sunday from 11am to 4pm allthrough the summer until October 10th.

The market located in the UpperVillage, outside the Fairmont Chateau Whistler at the baseof Blackcomb Mountain.

New this summer, the Farmers Market will also be open onWednesday evenings from 3pm to 8pm. The Wednesdaymarket will be a smaller market and will concentrate on offeringfresh produce and food items.

The Farmers Market is fun for the wholefamily.

Combine your shopping with a visit to the BlackcombAdventure Zone.  Located at the base of BlackcombMountain the Blackcomb Adventure Zone is a kid’s paradisefeaturing, mini golf, a bungee trampoline, luge track, climbingwall, horse rides and many more fun activities.

Looking for Whistler Village Accommodation thisSummer?

Check out Aloha’s complete listing of accommodations in Whistler.Then contact our in-resort localexperts to get more information or book your lodgings, eventsand activities!


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FIBT World Cup at Whistler Sliding Centre

Whistler Sliding Centre returns for the 2010 – 2011 winterseason this month starting with the Viessmann FIBT World Cup.

The Viessmann FIBT World Cup will be the first competitive eventto take place at the Whistler Sliding Centre since the 2010 Olympicand Paralympic Winter Games that took place last year.

Skeleton and Bobsleigh events featuring some of the bestathletes from Canada and around the world starts November 25 andwill continue on through until November 27th.

FIBT World Cup directions, schedules, and admission costs areavailable from WhistlerSliding Centre website .

Whistler Sliding Centre Tours

Take a self guided tour of one of Whistler’s premier Olympicskeleton, luge and bobsleigh tracks and see where dreams cametrue.

Built between 2005 and 2007, Whistler Sliding Centre took almosttwo full years to complete in order to be ready for last yearsOlympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Easy access via the Excalibur Gondola, stop in and see theaction.

The Whistler Sliding Centre is only one of the many newfeatures passed on after the 2010 games at the most popular ski resort in the world.

We’ve grown and we here at Aloha WhistlerAccommodation would love to have you backagain for another season.

Photo by Steve Rogers.


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How To Get Around Whistler Without A Car

There are huge savings to be had during your Whistler dreamvacation and opportunities to meet some great people are guaranteedalong the way.

For instance, Whistler Village offers a free bus service,operated by the resort transit system.

This free Whistler Village shuttle, provides transportation from your Whistler Village accommodation to the ski lifts every 10-12minutes during the days and evenings.

Meet people from all over the world as you travel to and from the slopes, exchanging stories and making friends and memories along the way.

Although guests can’t ski down to the Marketplace, if you get to know your way around Blackcomb and Whistler mountains, you can pretty much ski or snowboard right to your door without a hitch.

Blackcomb’s Home Run allows you a speedy and fun ride to many accommodations.

The exciting new Peak 2 Peak gondola gives skiers and snow boarders a lift from Merlin’s at Blackcomb right to Dusty’s at creekside and the spectacular views will stay with guests for years to come.

In the summer months, why not rent a bicycle?

This affordable mode of transportation is a fantastic way to explore the mountain runs or to cruise around the village.

Many guests also enjoy walking as a way to take in all the wonders of Whistler Village or hiking around the peaks and foothills of the surrounding mountains allows guests to enjoy the magnificent beauty and nature at a slower pace.

There are many free and affordable ways to get around and the staff at Aloha Whistler Accommodation is always there to help.Guaranteed.

Check out our different Whistler transportation options.

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