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Whistler Multicultural Festival: Explore Whistler Culture

Whistler Multicultural Festival Kids

Dive into the many cultures of Whistler this summer with some great family events. It’s time to get ready to celebrate the 6th Whistler Multicultural Festival on June 8th, 2018. Come out to Florence Petersen Park, from 4 - 8 PM, at the Whistler Public Library and Whistler Museum to celebrate the the many cultures of Whistler with food, music, dance, and other cultural activities.

Organized by locals, this free event is open to anyone and everyone wanting to experience the different cultures in Whistler. Grab the whole family and bring them out to enjoy free performances, activities, crafts, displays, food, and a special kids’ corner.

Whistler Multicultural Festival food

The Whistler Multicultural Festival will be presenting activities, displays, and performances from Japan, China, South America, the Philippines, Australia, Mexico, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Canada. The festival is has also welcomed First Nations representatives from the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural centre, and from the Xet’oclaw School in Mount Currie to share their culture.

Locals and visitors of all ages are invited to come experience cultures from around the world at Whistler’s Multicultural Festival. Plus, try out some delicious multicultural food, cooked and served by local immigrants. The food theme this year is ‘pancakes from around the world’, you won’t wanna miss that.

Some activities at the festival this year include:

  • Japanese hanko stamp and koinobori painting
  • Mexican Piñata making
  • Australian aboriginal painting
  • Canadian art and crafts presented this year by Arts Whistler
  • Piñata and Pabitin games
  • Japanese and Asian games for children, including Fukuwarai
  • Japanese and Mexican mask painting

Whistler Hotel Accomodations

Are you looking for somewhere to stay in Whistler this Summer? First Tracks Lodge offers great deals and packages so you and the whole family can upgrade your Whistler experience. We hope to see you soon!

Photo Credit: Justa Jeskova