September is one of the best months to be at Whistler! The summer crowds are leaving, and the hot summer temperatures are beginning to cool down. The cool breeze of autumn welcomes you to attend many seasonal events that bring out the charm of Whistler. Whether you’re looking forward to a long bike ride, trying a new beer, or going for a hole in one on the golf course, there is no shortage of incredible September events you can attend in Whistler. Our Aspens Condominiums are centrally located and are a great choice for your Whistler vacation rental.
RBC Granfondo Bike Route
The RBC Granfondo is a 122km road bike route that is an incredible opportunity for fitness and biking enthusiasts, as well as curious spectators. This is a classic and scenic ride on the Sea to Sky highway that starts in Vancouver and ends in Whistler. The Sea to Sky Highway is only open to cyclists on September 7th during 2019, so make sure to take advantage of this event if you’ve ever considered a long bike ride. The RBC Granfondo is open to cyclists of all abilities and represents a memorable opportunity to ride one of the most scenic roads in British Columbia! After the ride, bikers love to take advantage of all the food and festivities in Vancouver.
Whistler Presents: Outdoor Concert Series
Enjoy an outdoor concert at Whistler Olympic Plaza! After the RBC Granfondo is a concert featuring the Famous Players Band on September 7th at 1:45pm. Whether you’re looking to relax on a restaurant patio in Whistler after a long bike ride, or just enjoy a mid-day concert in the center of town, don’t miss the chance to see live music during your vacation!
Whistler Village Beer Festival
What goes together better than Whistler and Beer? Now that the hot summer temperatures are beginning to subside, it’s the perfect time of year to try a new brew at the famous Whistler Village Beer Festival. Instead of having just one day dedicated to beer, the Whistler beer festival lasts for an entire week and features over 140 beers and other beverages. The event will take place from September 9th - 15th and is held at the central Whistler Olympic Plaza.
Whistler Blackcomb Foundation’s TELUS Golf Classic
One of the best golf tournaments held at Whistler, the Telus Golf Classic represents one of the major fundraisers for the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation. The only thing better than playing golf is playing for a great cause! This golf tournament is about enjoying all that Whistler has to offer! In addition to golf, the tournament features tastings, additional activities, and a dinner at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler hotel. The Telus Golf Classic is held on September 13th at the Fairmont Chateau Golf Club House and begins at 10am.
Come Visit Whistler This September!
Miss the summer crowds, and visit before the winter crowds by vacationing in Whistler during September. Start planning your vacation today and browse our Whistler accommodations to find the perfect place to stay!
Images: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane