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Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Whistler + Turkey Sale

Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Whistler is the perfect place to gather together friends and family for the holiday. Whether you’re craving into turkey for a big family meal or checking out the beautiful fall colours in the village, Whistler is the best place to visit with family.

Whistler Creekside Village Fall

Book yourself a chef made Thanksgiving Dinner at one of Whistler’s restaurants, or relax with a spa day. Most importantly you’ll be spending quality time with your loved ones over the weekend. October provides visitors with plenty of great activities to do in Whistler. All month you can check out Whistler’s Fall for Arts, a 3 month celebration of arts and culture full of events, shows, tours, and more. But that’s only the start of Thanksgiving action, take a look at some more things to do in Whistler during Long Weekend below.

Whistler Turkey Sale

Are you looking to get some new gear before you get up the mountain this year? Whistler’s famous Turkey Sale is the place to get your new gear with massive savings. You’ll want to head up the Base of Blackcomb mountain where you can find huge pre-season savings on top brand name ski and snowboard equipment. Some people describe the Turkey Sale as a holiday to itself because it feels like you’re receiving gifts. You’ll find amazing deals from up to 50% off everywhere you look. The Turkey Sale will start at noon on Friday October 6th and last through the weekend. The sale doesn’t just stop at the Base of Blackcomb Mountain, local shops, retailers, hotels, and restaurants all join in on the Thanksgiving spirit during the Turkey Sale. You can learn more about the Whistler Turkey Sale at Whistler Blackcomb.

Whistler Farmers’ Market

Thanksgiving weekend will be the last chance for locals and guests to visit the Whistler Farmers’ Market. The Wednesday market closed at the end of August but the Sunday market will be open until the long weekend. This means that on October 8, 2017, it will be the last market for the year! Come on out to the Upper Village Stroll, at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, from 11 am - 4 pm to view local art, eat delicious baked goods, and take home some fresh organic produce. It’s definitely worth having a walk through the market if you have the chance. Bring the kids with you too, they can explore the Blackcomb Adventure Zone and live entertainment.

Whistler Thanksgiving Accommodations

Need a place to stay in Whistler this Thanksgiving Long Weekend? Check out our deals and packages make your holiday trip perfect.

Photo Credit: Just Jeskova