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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010

2010 Olympic Experience: Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia is also the location of several events during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and this resort town has welcome the World to its doorstep with pavilions, events, activities and of course sightseeing to explore the region, its international guests and the history behind this world famous resort!

Whistler will host many events for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.If you happen to be lucky enough to visit Whistler, British Columbia during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games make sure to experience the interesting pavilions, events and activities happening in this beautiful resort town, or enjoy sightseeing or a ski on its World famous slopes!

  • WHISTLER MEDALS PLAZA [Location: Near the market place (map)] Times: February 12-28: 6:30pm | Information: See the medals awarded to athletes who have won medals for the days events followed by music and dazzling performances

  • WHISTLER LIVE! [Location: Various areas through Whistler Village (map)] Times: February 12-28: 9:00am - 11:00pm (Town Plaza Children's Art Activities: 12:00pm - 6:00pm); March 12-21: 9:00am - 11:00pm | Information: Whistler Live! (Schedule) is where the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games come to life with a fusion of sport, art and entertainment.The Fire and Ice Remix will be a sensory and trick oriented overload at the end of each evening.

  • FIRE AND ICE REMIX (SHOW) [Location: At the foot of Whistler Mountain between the Whistler and Blackcomb Gondolas] Times: February 12-28: 9:00pm) | Information: Fire and Ice Remix is a nightly show featuring big air, fire dancers, fiery rings which skiers and snowboarders jump through, music and more!

  • STORYTELLING AT BLACKCOMB BRIDGE [Location: Beside the Blackcomb Bridge across from Rebagliati Park (4540 Blackcomb Way)] Times: February 13-27: 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Information: Writers, First Nations storytellers and locals provide tales, urban myths and traditional Aboriginal legends of the region while the sun sets by the warm glow of a winter fire.There are many symbols of the Olympic games throughout Whistler such as Inukshuks.

  • INTERNATIONAL PAVILIONS [Location: Austria House (Near Lost Lake); Norway House (Located in MY Place, 4335 Blackcomb Way); and Swiss House (Mountain Club in Town Plaza)] Times: February 12-28: Austria: 10:00am - 4:00pm; Norway: Mornings for Waffles; Swiss House: 8:00am - 1:00am | Information: Austria House invites guests and athletes to enjoy Austrian hospitality, Norway House will be open to the public for free waffles every morning and Swiss House features delectable Swiss cuisine

  • WHISTLER CANADA OLYMPIC HOUSE [Location: Whistler Public Library at 4329 Main Street] Times: February 27: 9:00pm - 11:30am; February 28: 5:00pm - 10:00pm | Information: Whistler Canada Olympic House celebrates the spirit of the game and its athletes with a Community Pancake Breakfast on the 27th, and on the 28th enjoy the closing ceremonies on a big screen There are dozens of interesting events and activities happening in Whistler Village during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.with traditional Whistler Après. The backyard of the library is set to become a family snow play zone with piles of snow to play on.

  • WHISTLER MUSEUM [Location: 4333 Main Street] Times: February 12-28: 11:00am - 6:00pm | Information: The Whistler Museum hosts the Whistler's Olympic Journey exhibit featuring the history of Whistler specially designed to celebrate Whistler's journey to the 2010 Winter Games.

Make sure to experience and enjoy the 2010 Olympic Experience in Whistler, British Columbia!






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