World Ski and Snowboard Festival Party Animals

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 11, 2013 4:30 pm

The World Ski and Snowboard Festival’s reputation as party animals is not going to disappoint this year as some of the hottest parties of the year are lined up all day and night from April 12-21.


The Sea to Sky Ballroom at the Whistler Conference Centre is going to be rocking Saturday, April 13 as The BEGINNING will set the tone for the electrifying week ahead. The BEGINNING is the latest addition to the 2013 WSSF party schedule and they are sure to start the party right.

The party kicks off at 10pm and the bass will be bumping until 4am the following day. Tickets are available to anyone 19+ and are $35+tax. Order online at or at the Whistler Activity Centre.


The State of the ART Opening Party

Art enthusiasts are encouraged to take advantage of this FREE opportunity to enjoy drinks, chat with artists, and take in the unbelievable atmosphere created by the mountain art and innovative culture at the State of the ART Opening Party on Friday, April 12.

Even if you can’t attend the party, you can still keep up to date and purchase a unique piece from the show at the online store:

The Powder Rocket Stage

The Powder Rocket Stage will kick off the day parties everyday beginning at 11:30am featuring some hot acts including DJ Wake Up, Men of the West, DJ Herman, and local band, Brother Twang. With the stage’s location in Whistler’s Village Square, this is the perfect background to enjoy coffee, late breakfast, or even lunch. For the full line up visit


The Bud Light Après Series

WSSF is all about going above and beyond in everything it offers. Since Whistler is known for its popular après tradition, The Bug Light Après Series is providing the party at some of the best mountainside bars including The Longhorn Saloon and the Garibaldi Lift Company on April 12, 13, and 14 and then again on April 19, 20, and 21. The drinks will be flowing, the music blasting, and the people jamming, so you don’t want to miss out. To get the full list of DJs performing see

The Bud Light Freeride Club Series

Bud Light has taken it upon themselves to quench the thirst of all those partygoers by offering live shows that will keep the party going into the wee hours of the morning at the WSSF Freeride Club Series. These shows will take place nightly and feature acts like Swollen Members, DiRTY RADiO, and Beats Antique in various Whistler night clubs. Age restrictions do apply, but visit for full details.


The Bud Light Silent Disco

On Friday, April 19 Garibaldi Life Company will host the Bud Light Silent Disco, which is quite a unique party experience. Guests will be provided headphones where they can listen to one of theree DJs: DJ Canosis, DJ Dakota, or Foxy Moron where they can “choose their own adventure” and flip through the channels to enjoy different styles and energies. An added bonus is if you need a drink break, the room is quiet, which is definitely a first at a club. Guests are required to wear white and must be over the age of 19 to attend. Visit the Whistler Activity Centre for tickets.

Bud Light Presents the END

As if Bud Light hasn’t done enough for partygoers throughout WSSF, they intend to go out with a bang at the END, the final party, Saturday, April 20. This will take place in the same spot as the BEGINNING in the Sea to Sky Ballroom in the Whistler Conference Centre. This party also will be rocking from 10pm-4am and feature music and spectacles from The Funk Hunters, Luke McKeehan, and Neighbour. The minimum age to attend is 19, but this is the best way to go out with a bang for this incredible ski season. To purchase tickets visit or the Whistler Activity Centre. An added incentive to attend is that all the benefits will go towards Whistler’s animal shelter, Whistler Animals Galore.