As promised in our restaurant’s last blog post regarding December events in Whistler for 2014, we are following up with a Holiday themed event recommendation list for visitors to our ski resort. Now that we have completed the first week of the month, ski and snowboarding season is in full effect and spirits are bright as Christmas decorations line every nook of Whistler Village. For many, Whistler BC is the best place on earth to spend the Holiday season and we agree with the multitude that make that statement (and there are many!). Gather up your party, be they friends or family, and enjoy all that our community has to offer for the remainder of the month.
5 Recommended Holiday Events in Whistler Village for December 2014
It’s hard to believe that opening day for the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb is almost here. While “ski season” is enough to beckon hoards of snow-sport enthusiasts to our resort village in December, there is also a full slate of events to keep you all entertained on and off the hills. Our Whistler Village restaurant once again serves as your curator of information on highly recommended leisurely ongoings in the community. In a week or so we will deliver more Holiday specific recommendations so if it seems we’ve skipped a few of your Christmas favorites, fret not, and check back here soon for intel on the whereabouts of Santo Clós and the like. Until then, read further to find out what and where you and your party will want to see and be seen this coming month in our resort town.
Top Five Recommendations for Events in Whistler Village (and Area) for December 2014
As a visitor to Whistler Blackcomb ski resort you likely don’t need the definition of “apres-ski”, however we’ve never been considered anything less than thorough, from our kitchen to this here Whistler Village restaurant & hospitality blog. So here goes. Apres-ski (for the uninitiated) is the general concept of socializing over drinks, meals, dancing and at-times hijinks after a long day out on the ski hill. Whistler Blackcomb, as the official number one ski resort in a North America, by default can thus be considered to maintain the best apres-ski scene in the continent.
The entire village has practically evolved to serve as a giant apres-ski venue. Whistler is ripe with bars, cafes, dinning rooms, lounges, nightclubs, patios, and pubs that welcome ski-hill weathered bodies looking for warmth, sustenance, and refreshment in a lively atmosphere. With so many choices it can be hard to pinpoint a scene that best suits your tastes for post-skiing/boarding activities. And that my friends, is where The Mexican Corner comes into play.
Why Our Whistler Restaurant Offers Many the Best Apres-Ski Scene in the Village
It’s hard to believe that the month of October is already coming to a close. There is only one last hurrah for the month as Halloween events in Whistler run their course before the arrival of November. But unlike within many of the rain dripped cityscapes in the Pacific Northwest residents and visitors to Whistler Village embrace the arrival of November with open arms. Next month marks the moment that our resort community fulfills its annual destiny as Whistler Blackcomb officially opens for the ski season. However, there is much more to look forward to for that 30 day stretch ahead. As your concierge to both great dining AND leisure in the area we have provided our event suggestions for the month below.
Top Five Recommendations for Events in Whistler Village (and Area) for November 2014
We’re almost at that halfway point in October here in Whistler and we know what that means. Pretty soon the roads and pathways of our quaint village will be bustling with ghouls, goblins, witches, and a few scantily clad nurses. That’s right, Halloween is only 20 days away and guests visiting our village are making plans as All Hallows’ Eve finally arrives on a Friday (don’t you hate when it lands on a Tuesday??).
Our Whistler Village restaurant is a big fan of this seasonal fling and in the spirit of the occasion we have compiled a list of things to do this Halloween in Whistler.
5 Recommended 2014 Halloween Events in Whistler Village
Thanksgiving in Canada is only one week away. Many of you will be traveling from near and far with friends and family to spend this coming long weekend in Whistler Village. Then there are our american neighbors south of the border. Thanksgiving for you arrives in just over a month. Seeing as Whistler Blackcomb is now officially the number one ski resort in North America we expect an even larger influx (than usual) of U.S. residents to arrive for the holiday in order to escape the Black Friday madness in their respective states. Bottom line, whether you celebrate Thanksgiving in October or November, one of the most popular places in North America to do so is in Whistler BC.
There is however a crux that comes with committing to a resort escape for the Thanksgiving holiday. You and your party are elated by the opportunity to spend a few days in a traveler’s haven yet feel that pull to still recognize the cherished holiday with a symbolic meal. While there will indeed be many local establishments serving a traditional turkey dinner the fact that you chose a recess from the norm means that you don’t exactly crave a hit of tryptophan. Factor in the fact that Christmas arrives soon enough, likely giving you and yours a healthy dose of turkey then, opting out of the big bird this coming Thanksgiving becomes more and more likely. But again, you’re still looking for some sort of token meal for the day of the affair, aren’t you?
This is where our Whistler Village restaurant comes into the equation. First of all, you won’t find a more comforting celebratory environment in the village than within the walls of our establishment. Vibrant yet traditional setting for Thanksgiving? Check! OK, so now comes the time for the good stuff – the food. As the title of this article suggests we are providing you with a twist on the traditional when having Thanksgiving dinner in Whistler. Let’s take a look.
Thanksgiving Dinner with a Twist for Visitors Spending the Holiday in Whistler BC
You may have heard the news already but we’re happy to spread the word farther and wider here within our Whistler Village restaurant blog. Whistler Blackcomb has been named number one ski resort in North America by SKI Magazine.
Within the article our resort is celebrated by readers with statements such as “Nothing else in North America compares.” and “The mountain is an 11- plus… Just more in every way.”. We couldn’t agree with these affirmations more. Whistler received such a prestigious rank for a reaching excellence in a variety of areas. Great service, access and connectivity to slopes, range of terrain and adventures (for varying skill levels), accommodations, restaurants, and amenities all played a part in the end result.
As one of the premier dining establishments in Whistler Village we know a little something about romance, proposals for marriage included. We reside and operate within one of the most popular resorts on earth and while best known for world class skiing and outdoor adventure Whistler is also considered one of the best places on the planet to request a hand in lifetime union. The great thing, is that the aforementioned outdoor adventures and prospects of wedding proposals are by no means mutually exclusive. That’s what makes our village and surrounding area so unique for those seeking an unparalleled way to pop the question. In our never ending effort to serve our patrons beyond the dining room table we have compiled a list of the best places in Whistler to purpose.
7 Unforgettable Places to Propose Marriage While in Whistler BC
Practically every major restaurant chain and/or bar & grill in a tourism rich region has nachos on the menu. It serves as the perfect pre-meal plate for any party of two or more and as the main-event snack on game night at local taverns. It’s safe to say that nachos have become a North American sensation for casual dining, Whistler Village included. But after over 70 years in existence have nachos as an authentic Mexican dish been diluted since its inception? Better question – are nachos as a meal or snack even considered to be authentically Mexican?
For those of you visiting Whistler BC during the month of September our Whistler Village restaurant once again takes on the role of community concierge. We hope you enjoy the following recommendations and that you remember to pay a visit to the Mexican Corner to reflect on your experiences over our fine menu. We look forward to serving as your host.
Our Recommendations for Things to do in Whistler for September 2014
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