Pemberton & 2010 Winter Games

2010 Olympics

The eyes of the world will be focused on British Columbia in 2010 when Vancouver and Whistler host the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Ideally located just north of the Host Mountain Resort, Pemberton & district offers the perfect home base for your access to 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games events and venues.

The Perfect 2010 Gateway

LOGO 2010 Winter Games

Just minutes from most venues, Pemberton will be bursting with action and activity in 2010.

And Pemberton & district offers a wide range of outdoor adventure activities and family-friendly recreation for those moments when you’re not cheering on the world’s best.

Our location north of Whistler can provide easier road access to the games.

Pemberton Winterfest

Winterfest TPemberton and district is celebrating our area, winter and the 2010 winter games with the annual Pemberton Winterfest celebrations.

From the Olympic Torch Rely in Pemberton on February 6 to the following two weeks of great events we're ready to come together and have a great time. Come celebrate with us!

The Excitement Has Already Begun

The Sea to Sky corridor is alive with the energy and anticipation of the Games right now. Visit the completed Olympic venues for year-round guided and self-guided tours!

2010 Ski Racer STry out the ski venues for yourself with a run or two down Whistler Mountain’s Dave Murray Downhill or head to the Whistler Olympic Park in the Callaghan Valley (35 minutes south of Pemberton) and explore more than 40 kilometres of incomparable cross-country trails.

Tour the towering ski jumps, or watch athletes from around the globe compete in World Cup and World Championship events at the Olympic Venues – Feel the 2010 excitement today!

Transportation

Getting to Pemberton & district is simple, and by June 2009 the Sea to Sky Highway will have been upgraded by a massive, multi-million-dollar improvement project.

Currently, the highway is open and fully accessible with only the occasional short delay or pre-scheduled closure. Once the project is complete, the mountain highway will be straighter, have more passing lanes and enhanced monitoring for winter weather maintenance.

Accommodation

2010 Accommodation TNow is the time to start planning if you want to be front-and-centre for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Visit our Pemberton accommodation section to view lodging available in our district or call 1 604 894-6744 to speak to a Tourism Pemberton booking agent.

If you are calling to book between February to April 2010, during the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, you must book your accommodation directly with the properties. Contact us for more information on possible availability.

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IRONMAN Canada 2014
July 27
IRONMAN Canada is returning to Whistler and Pemberton this July. This marks the second time Whistler and Pemberton will have held the event.

Pemberton Museum Tea and Tales - Memories of a Conductor with Roy Crowston
July 29
Tea & Tales is a weekly event that runs every Tuesday during the summer months from 2 to 4 PM. Tales presented on various themes connected to life in the valley.

Pemberton Farmers’ Market
July 30
The Pemberton Farmers' Market is back for the third year! Come on out every Wednesday to get the Valley’s best organic fruits and veggies, baked goods, and crafts.

Pemberton Museum Tea and Tales
August 05
Tea & Tales is a weekly event that runs every Tuesday during the summer months from 2 to 4 PM. Tales presented on various themes connected to life in the valley.

Pemberton Farmers’ Market
August 06
The Pemberton Farmers' Market is back for the third year! Come on out every Wednesday to get the Valley’s best organic fruits and veggies, baked goods, and crafts.

Pemberton Museum Tea and Tales-Squamish Railway History with Eric Anderson
August 12
Tea & Tales is a weekly event that runs every Tuesday during the summer months from 2 to 4 PM. Tales presented on various themes connected to life in the valley.

Pemberton Farmers’ Market
August 13
The Pemberton Farmers' Market is back for the third year! Come on out every Wednesday to get the Valley’s best organic fruits and veggies, baked goods, and crafts.

2014 Slow Food Cycle Sunday
August 17
Pemberton's annual Slow Food Cycle returns for 2014. Slow Food Cycle An opportunity to connect — town folk and city folk, consumers with their food, people with the land.

Pemberton Museum Tea and Tales
August 19
Tea & Tales is a weekly event that runs every Tuesday during the summer months from 2 to 4 PM. Tales presented on various themes connected to life in the valley.

Pemberton Farmers’ Market
August 20
The Pemberton Farmers' Market is back for the third year! Come on out every Wednesday to get the Valley’s best organic fruits and veggies, baked goods, and crafts.

2014 IRONMAN Canada Cheer Zone
July 23
Join us at the Pemberton & District Community Centre this Sunday, July 27 and help us cheer on the participating athletes in IRONMAN Canada. Watch live coverage on the 'big screen' and cheer on the athletes as they ride by during the biking portion of the event.

FAQ for Pemberton Music Festival
July 14
We had some questions about Pemberton Music Festival that we wanted answered! So we made some calls and compiled a list of the most frequently asked Pemby Fest questions. Here are the answers.

Pemby Fest Check List
July 08
The Pemberton Music Festival has just released a memo outlining everything from where to park, how to pick up wristbands, how to get to the festival, shuttle info and much more.

Liquor Sales Approved at Farmers Market
July 08
As of June, 21st it became official that beer, wine, cider and spirits could be sold along other products at local farmer's markets. Cool news Pemberton Distillery as they have a brand new venue to sell their products.

Battle of the Bands
July 04
The Meadows at Pemberton presents Battle of the Bands this Saturday, July 5th. Come watch as seven local bands go head to head for supremacy of the Sea to Sky. Oh and the wining band gets a chance to play at Pemby Fest!!

Canada Day in Pemberton
June 24
Canada Day is almost here!! The Village of Pemberton has a number of events and celebrations planned for the long weekend including a farmer's market, sports events, Spud Run, parade and much more.

Strawberry Picking
June 17
It's strawberry picking time!! The Pemberton strawberry picking season is upon us. Over the next month several of local farms will open their fields up for the U-pick and pre-pick strawberry season.

Pemberton Distillery Tour
June 10
Take a tour of Pemberton's award winning Pemberton Distillery next time you're in town. The Pemberton Distillery is a high end liquor manufacturer that produces organic vodka, gin, whiskey, brandy, absinthe and schnapps.

Community Barn Frame Complete
June 02
Construction on Pemberton's new community barn frame has recently been completed. Combined effort from the Timber Framers Guild and local volunteers has resulted in the near completion of the project with only the roof remaining.

Nimby Fifty
May 27
Pemberton's premier mountain bike Race the Nimby Fifty is set to take place this Saturday, May 31. Since it's inception in 2010 the Nimby Fifty has grown into one of the biggest and most recognized mountain bike races in B.C.

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