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Thursday, June 22, 2023

Nourish Spring Series Wraps Up & Vancouver Symphony Orchestra kicks off Summer in Whistler

   Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Whistler, B.C. – The inaugural month-long wellness and culinary celebration, Nourish Spring Series by Cornucopia, culminates this weekend, just in time for summer to kick-off in Whistler with a free performance by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on Thursday June 29 at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Performances continue all summer long with the free Whistler Summer Concert Series, offering everything from indie pop to chilled-out beats, R&B and rock bands.

The final Nourish Spring Series this weekend, June 23 - 25, offers a variety of programming to choose from starting with a Farm to Table dinner at the Cinnamon Bear Grille on Friday evening. On Saturday, get moving in a free Zumba class with Carmen Rich, and enjoy a Trip to the Farm Progressive Lunch led by certified Healing Foods Specialist Astrid Cameron Kent. Founder of Slow Food Sea to Sky, Kent is an advocate for the local food movement encouraging chefs and retailers to leverage local food producers and farms as their suppliers. Also on Saturday is a Holistic Tour & Tea Offering at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, and an indulgent 4-course spring harvest tasting menu at the Bearfoot Bistro. Sunday is the last chance to dine at the unique and scenic Station House on Alta Lake, with a Wellness Brunch prepared by Chopped Canada winner Chef Alana Maas. Those looking to explore their creativity can enjoy Paint & Picnic with contemporary artist Andrea Mueller on Sunday afternoon. Click here for the full program of events and to purchase tickets.

“We are so pleased with the response to the Nourish Spring Series with many events well attended,” says Tory Kargl, VP Destination & Market Development at Tourism Whistler. “It gives guests the chance to lean into all facets of wellness in Whistler and connect with key community members, thanks to the variety of programming options including movement, culinary, creativity and education. We look forward to bringing the Nourish Spring Series back next June.”

As the Nourish series comes to a close, summer in Whistler is just beginning. New and unique culinary offerings continue with the highly sought after Audain Artist Dinner Series, Manabu Ikeda + Chef Koji Chiba, A Summer Taste & Tour of Japanese Art, taking place Friday July 7 & 21, and August 11 & 25. Guests can also deepen their First Nations connection with the latest self-guided tour from Go Whistler, Art & Storytelling of the Sk_wx_wu´7mesh and Li´l?wat7u´l: the tour leads people to nine locations that are culturally significant to both the Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation, providing?insights into how ancestors passed on knowledge to children and grandchildren for the benefit of future generations. For the adrenaline-fuelled adventurer, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is now open and features 11 km of new mountain bike trails in Creekside. With so many options, stay a little longer, expand your itinerary and explore it all. offers the best value, and bookings of 3+ nights between June 1 and 30 earns you a free $100 Wellness Voucher. Planning a summer visit? Summer Lodging Deals let you save up to 25%. Book a midweek visit for the best available rates.



Whistler is Canada’s premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.

Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Golf Club, Whistler Visitor Centre, and – Whistler’s official source for visitor information and booking. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 7,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on resort lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.

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