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Dates: Friday, Apr 07, 2017 - Sunday, Apr 16, 2017
Location: Various Locations - Whistler, BC
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Are you ready for this? The WSSF is back! It’s the festival that takes the spirit of spring in Whistler and mixes it with the best of our mountain culture for 10 days of non-stop, home-grown awesome. Art, music, photography, filmmaking, ski and snowboard competitions and non-stop nightlife, PLUS some of the best spring skiing and après sessions you’ll ever have.

For the festivals full schedule or to purchase your ticket please visit https://www.whistler.com/events/world-ski-snowboard-festival

Daily Events / April 7 – 16

8:30 AM – 4 PM Skiing and Riding Whistler Blackcomb

12 – 6 PM State of the ART

It’s a gallery, studio, event and community featuring mountain town inspiration. Immerse yourself in contemporary artworks and meet the people behind the creative process. Free entry. Whistler Conference Centre

2:30 – 5:30 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series

Line-ups will be added to individual days below. Please note that start times may vary. Skier’s Plaza Evening Kokanee Freeride Club Series

A series of club nights with everyone’s favourite DJs. Line-ups added to individual days below. Please note that start times may vary.

Various Venues Evening Parties and Nightlife

Scheduled and unscheduled, there’s something on every night of the festival. Stay tuned for more announcements

April 4-9

10 AM Canadian Junior Freestyle National Championships
Junior freestyle skiers compete for national titles in Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air.

April 8-9 and 15-16

9 AM – 2 PM Demo Park
Test ride the latest ski and snowboard technology and get an idea for your next ride.

Friday, April 7

FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:

4 PM JON SHRIER

7 PM VIRGINIA TO VEGAS FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

8 PM State of the Art Opening Party

Whistler’s favourite art show begins with a party, stroll around the Grand Foyer of the Conference Centre, rub shoulders with the who’s who of the creative world, browse the art and maybe even take home a one-of-a-kind piece. Whistler Conference Centre

9 PM Kokanee Freeride Club Series: VIRGINIA TO VEGAS

Saturday, April 8

10 AM Park 101
Experienced coaches teach the basics and fundamentals of riding park. Whistler Blackcomb

1 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
WALK OFF THE EARTH
WILLA
JENNAMAE FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

6 PM Invitational Roller Derby Bout
Local teams in a clash of the titans. Don’t miss the fast-paced, full-contact action at this sellout event.

Sunday, April 9

2 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
BUSTY AND THE BASS
GRANDSON FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

8 PM Multiplicity – A Gathering of Mountain Minds
Adventurous visual storytelling with slideshows, video and anecdotes on mountain culture and adventure. Whistler Conference Centre

9 PM Kokanee Freeride Club Series: BUSTY AND THE BASS

Monday, April 10

2 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
NORTHERN IGNITION
THE FUNKY SNOW MONKEYS

Tuesday, April 11

2 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
BROTHER TWANG
RED CHAIR FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

8 PM Whistler Comedy Showdown

Wednesday, April 12

2 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
CHRIS BUCK BAND
DAKOTA PEARL FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

9 PM Olympus 72HR Filmmaker Showdown
Filmmakers are tasked to shoot, edit and produce a 3-5 minute short film within 100km radius of Whistler over the course of 72 hours. The essence of filmmaking with creative, surprising and hilarious results. Always sells out, get tickets early. Whistler Conference Centre

9 PM Kokanee Freeride Club Series: SWOLLEN MEMBERS

Thursday, April 13

7 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
SWOLLEN MEMBERS
KYPRIOS FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

9 PM Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown
Five of the world’s best action sports and lifestyle photographers showcase their work, with one to be crowned best in show. Whistler Conference Centre

9 PM Kokanee Freeride Club Series: FORT KNOX FIVE

Friday, April 14

10:15 AM Monster Energy Presents: Monster Boarderstyle Qualifiers
A high energy, high impact spectacle of music, action and energy. Blackcomb Terrain Park

11:30 AM – 2 PM Twisted Tea Slush Cup
Some will make it across the pond, many will go for a swim. Watch as skiers and snowboarders risk it all in silly outfits for a shot at envy-inducing prizes Glacier Creek Lodge, Blackcomb Mountain 1

2 PM – 3 PM 2nd Cuts Filmmaker Screening
A screening of all of the completed films of 2017. The 2017 winner and finalists will be shown near the end of the screening. Whistler Conference Centre

2 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
KEYS N KRATES
PHAM FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

9 PM Intersection
Crews are given only seven days to shoot, edit and produce a 5-7 minute ski or snowboard short film with 30 seconds of park footage, 30 seconds of WB in-bound terrain, it must be shot within 100km of Whistler and 75% of all footage must be on snow. Whistler Conference Centre

9 PM Silent Disco
Three DJ’s playing on three different channels all through your headphones, switch it up and mix it up- it’s a party like no other.

Saturday, April 15

11 AM – 4 PM Halfpipe Fam Jam
This community event is no contest – just people riding, catching air and having some old-school fun. Boarders and skiers welcome. Blackcomb Halfpipe Various Times Whistler Dog Fest
Whistler is a dog-friendly town and today the pooches rule. A Dog Parade with exhibitions, agility demonstrations and competitions to follow. Various Locations

1 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
BUSTA RHYMES
ALPHA OMEGA
THE LEISURE PRINCIPLE FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

1:30 PM Monster Energy Presents: Monster Boarderstyle Finals
A high energy, high impact spectacle of music, action and energy. Blackcomb Terrain Park

TBA Gibbons Style Session featuring the Fire & Ice Show
Skiers and riders jump and flip through a blazing ring of fire accompanied by fire spinners, a DJ and fireworks display. Skier’s Plaza

7 PM ARTdrenaline
Talented Sea to Sky artists express GRACE through various mediums. Rainbow Theatre, WCC

10 PM – 4 AM The END
The ultimate season-ending party, with electrifying DJ’s lighting and music until 4 AM.

Sunday, April 16

1 PM – 2 PM Nesters Market Mascot Mayhem
Join Big Air Bear and his mascot buds as they take on challenges that will make you scream with laughter. Village Square

2 PM FIDO Free Outdoor Concert Series:
OZOMATLI
LONGSTRIDE FIDO Mainstage, Skier’s Plaza

8:30 PM Best of the Fest
Featuring the winning film from the Olympus 72hr Filmmaker Showdown, the winning film from Intersection and the winning slideshow of photos in the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown. Garibaldi Lift Co.

9 PM Kokanee Freeride Club Series: OZOMATLI

Whistler World Ski and Snowboard Festival 2017
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