A Wave of Rainbows
WHIstler pride rainbow ski-out and Parade
A sight to behold. The vibrant colours of pride pop brilliantly against the white snow as skiers race down the mountain waving their pride and energizing the crowd that has gathered at the base of the mountain the greet them. The groups converge to parades through the village in celebration of diversity and inclusivity.
Whistler pride festival ski parade 2022
Presented by Scandinave Spa
Friday January 28, 2022
Beginning at 3pm
Participating in the Ski-out! Flag-bearing skiers, and skiers and snowboarders dressed in colourful and creative outfits are to congregate at Mid-Point Station on Whistler Mountain ready to go at 3pm.
Gathering at the Skier’s Plaza! Community members, visitors, festival representatives, and special guests gather at the base of the mountain to cheer for and welcome the flag-bearers as they arrive at the base. People are encouraged to dress colourfully and creatively to express pride during this all-ages event.
Cultural Ambassadors from the Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh L̓il̓wat7úl Cultural Centre will lead with a traditional welcome ceremony for the Pride Parade when the flags arrive at the base.
Dress appropriately for the weather and be mindful to keep safe distance and wear masks as is appropriate.
The Parade will follow travel by foot following Village Stroll starting at Skier’s Plaza and finishing at Olympic Plaza.
(S) Start – Skier’s Plaza
(F) Finish – Olympic Plaza
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The Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh L̓il̓wat7úl Cultural Centre embodies the spirit of partnership between two unique Nations who wish to preserve, grow and share their traditional cultures. It stands as testimony to their proud heritage — from time immemorial to the present. Look around in wonder at the bold art and beautiful cultural artifacts. Learn about the traditions of the ancient Salish people through their songs and stories.