UPCOMING EVENTS: JUNE EDITION

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During the month of June, Blackcomb Springs Suites is joining the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation to raise awareness and show support for Men’s Wellness. For today’s blog post, we are compiling a list of our favourite wellness inspired events happening this month!

 

 

For the Body

 

Image via Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

 

Whistler is well known to be a place of constant activity. Be it the hustle and bustle of the village, walking to and from all the bars and restaurants along the stroll, or a fast-paced day spent in the Bike Park, there is always something to do. If you are wanting an action-packed visit to Whistler, look no further!

 

   

WORCA Thursday Toonie Ride
 

When: Thursdays, 6:30 PM
Where: Start Point Varies Weekly

Hosted by the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association, join the mountain biking community of riders from near and far for an evening ride each week. Ride hard or take it easy before moving on to an evening après to chat about the trails. The Toonie Rides are a perfect way to catch up with your old friends, or to make new ones! Rides cost $2 for WORCA members, or $5 for non-members.

 

 

Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race

 

When: June 25

Where: Depart from Spruce Grove Park

 

One of the toughest running challenges Whistler has to offer, the Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race spans across an incredible 25km (with a new 50km option launching this spring). Be prepared to climb up steep hills, cross bridges, and take in the spectacular scenery along the way.  Not for the faint of heart, if you are looking for a challenge during your trip to Whistler, this is it.

 

 

Whistler Field Hockey – Youth Spring Sessions

When: Mondays, May 02 – June 27 between 4-6 PM
Where: Bayly Park – Cheakamus Crossing

Have a youth in your group who has always wanted to try the classic sport of field hockey? The Whistler Field Hockey Club is offering spring sessions where basic skills will be taught and developed through fun drills, including a scrimmage. Available for children ages 7 to 16. No previous experience is required.

 

 

 

FOR THE MIND

 

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Time for a rest day? Exercise the mind instead! Whistler is home to an array of museums where art and culture thrives. From the Audain Art Museum to the Whistler Museum to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, there is always something to learn about in Whistler.

 

 

Indigenous Healing through Smudging

When: June 01, 6-8 PM
Where: Whistler Public Library

Join hosts Clara John and Barry Dan of the Lil’wat Nation who will lead a workshop on the First Nations healing and cleansing process. This free information session is available to all, though there is limited space floor space. This is an adult only event, limited to two adults per group.

 

 

Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob

When: April 02 – August 14
Where: Audain Art Museum

Dempsey Bob’s spectacular artwork is on display at the Audain Art Museum. Inspired by the visual and oral traditions of his Tahltan and Tlingit ancestors, the exhibit includes masks, sculptures, and regalia. Bob has earned the reputation of being one of British Columbia’s experts in carving, as well as bronze casting, goldsmithing, and printmaking.

 

 

Whistler Sound Bath

When: June 03, 7-8:30 PM
Where: Treeline Aerial in Function Junction

Take a moment to relax and slow down after an exciting day in Whistler. Immerse yourself in healing vibrations and sounds such as gongs, crystal singing bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, and more. This ticketed 90-minute event is a great way to unwind!

 

 

 

FOR THE BELLY

 

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Healthy eating has never been easier in Whistler. From vegan and vegetarian restaurants along the stroll, to fresh and locally grown produce at the Whistler Farmer’s Market, there is nutritious and delicious food for everyone.

 

 

Whistler Farmer’s Market

When: Sundays, May 22 – October 9
Where: Upper Village Stroll, base of Blackcomb Mountain

The perfect way to spend a Sunday, the Whistler Farmer’s Market features locally grown produce, as well as vendors and artisans from across the Sea to Sky community. A happy and friendly atmosphere, the Farmer’s Market is the perfect opportunity to take it easy and enjoy a some tasty treats.

 

 

Spring Culinary Series by Cornucopia

When: June 3-19
Where: Various Locations at Various Events

For a true Whistler-based culinary experience, join Cornucopia to see spring-inspired menus, sip on beautifully crafted cocktails, and taste the best that the resort has to offer. Events include a 5-course dinner at Nita Lake Lodge with wine pairings from Burrow Owl; a Spring Harvest Tasting Menu at Bearfoot Bistro, as well as a Spo7ez Wellness Feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Whether you are a seasoned foodie, or are wanting an opportunity to refine your palate, the Spring Culinary Series by Cornucopia is one to add to your Whistler bucket list.

 

 

 

No matter how you intend to bring health and wellness into your daily life, Whistler has something for you. Join us at Blackcomb Springs Suites in supporting the Canadian Men's Health Foundation who want inspire all men and their families to live healthier lives. To learn more about how to save 15% on your next stay with us throughout Men's Health month in June, visit our Special Offers page!

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