North America's Best Ski Area
Come and celebrate the spirit of winter in the Coast Mountains, home to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and the fastest growing community in BC. The Pemberton Valley Winterfest is the ultimate showcase of mountain culture in the west.
Explore a region that feeds Whistler its farm-fresh bounty, inspires the New York Times to name it the epicenter of sled-skiing in North America, and is part of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, renowned for having the largest concentration of working artists in the province.
Once upon a time, Pemberton was the last frontier to gold country, and it still attracts the type of people who want to explore, adventure, and play in a world with no limits. Not to mention, discover the wealth of white gold. Winterfest brings it all together.
An Annual Multicultural Celebration
Winterfest engages the community in a vibrant atmosphere during this unique small town multi-cultural celebration. Down-home hospitality, great entertainment and the chance to kick up one’s heels and celebrate winter for a family-friendly festival you won’t want to miss. Just be part of the fun.
There will be a family-friendly dinner, pond skating with complimentary skate rentals, shinny hockey, curling, on-ice movies, fireworks, ice fishing, DJ music, polar bear plunge, food vendors, Pemberton Wish Lanterns, art ‘n’ crafts, and more! With a variety of FREE events, there’s no excuse to miss this fun-filled family-friendly outdoor celebration!
Showcasing the Best of Pemberton
Winterfest combines free events to showcase the best of Pemberton. Abounding with natural beauty, rural Pemberton is the Gateway to the Backcountry.
Nestled in the spectacular Coast Mountains, Pemberton blends grand views with a small-town friendly vibe. With a diverse heritage and incredible stories to share with residents and visitors from around the world, Pemberton invites the world to join us and experience its Winterfest. Located at the foot of majestic Mt Currie, Pemberton is a spectacular 20-minute drive north of Whistler Blackcomb Resort, just two hours north of Vancouver.
Visit the Pemberton Winterfest website for more information.