Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival

  • Posted on July 2, 2016
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This year marks the 59th consecutive year of the Squamish Logger Sports festival. The events will span four days, from July 28th through August 1st. Thursday, July 28th will begin with the Kettle Boil Challenge, held at the Squamish Valley Golf Course at 6:00pm. Teams of two will attempt to boil water in the fastest time. It’s free to watch, $15 to enter. On Friday from 3:30 – 5:30pm, across from MacDonald Realty on Cleveland Avenue, the World Championship Chair Carve will be held. It’s a free event to watch. Chairs will be auctioned off after the contest, with proceeds…

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Squamish Wind Festival is an annual event that brings a wide range of live performances by artists, thrilling watersport activities and incredible art exhibits in a span of three or four summer days each summer. The event takes place in an outdoor setting in the grounds near Howe Sound, the world’s best wind and water sports playground. Some of the highlights of this festival include sailboat races and traditional dance ceremonies by Squamish locals. This year, the festival will again feature free music by many different performers in an incredible outdoor environment. There will also be a high calibre outdoor…

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Don’t Miss The Final Test of Metal Mountain Bike Race

  • Posted on April 24, 2016
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The Squamish Test of Metal mountain bike racing could be described as “a tough 67-kilometers cross-country mountain bike race. But Squamish Test of Metal is much more than a mountain bike race. It is a special and memorable event that participants never forget. The Squamish Test of Metal mountain bike racing was originally known as the Brodie Test of metal and it was held at Robert Creek on the Sunshine coast. This was back in the 1990s and the race was later held in Squamish in 1994 and 1995. However, after the races in Squamish in 1995 the event was…

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Squamish Valley Music Festival Organizers Cancel 2016 Event

  • Posted on March 23, 2016
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Residents of Squamish and BC at large woke up to rather disappointing news on Tuesday March 2nd when the organizers of the annual Squamish Valley Music Festival announced the cancellation of the event. This years’ event was scheduled to take place in the summer from August 5th to 7th and just like all the previous summer festival events; it was hugely anticipated and there was a lot of excitement over it. The Squamish Valley Music Festival which has been an annual event and organized by Brandlive and Live Nation Canada had built an excellent reputation and had grown in stature…

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Art Displays by the Vancouver Biennale all over Squamish

  • Posted on March 23, 2016
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If you love art, you are definitely going to love the incredible shows that have been and will continue to be displayed in different parts of Squamish. This is all thanks to Vancouver Biennale, which is a charitable non-profit organization that is devoted to displaying and celebrating art in public places. In the 2014-2016 Exhibition, residents and visitors of Squamish will be treated to incredible art displays at different public places thanks to the sponsors, who are local businesses and organizations. The District of Squamish is also a sponsor in this initiative. Some of the artworks that are already up…

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Away from the freezing rain and fog, the Sea to Sky Gondola offers you the opportunity to enjoy winter and view it in a whole different way. For many people, summer means fun and enjoyment but that is not always the case with winter. However, if you want to make your winters more enjoyable than summers, then, Sea to Sky Gondola is the place to be. There are plenty of winter activities that will make your visit forever memorable. The Location The Sea to Sky Gondola is located in Squamish at the heart of the Sea to Sky corridor. This…

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Love of Trains

  • Posted on January 2, 2016
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One of the most important aspects of Canada’s history and in particular the formation of B.C is the railway. The settlement in the West and formation and development of British Columbia would not have been possible without the railway. It is for this reason that the town of Squamish and B.C at large has a unique railway history and preserves the railway heritage. The railway that passed through Squamish to Vancouver called; The Pacific Great eastern Railway was incorporated into in Vancouver in 1912. The railway was built between 1912 and 1921 and it operated between North Vancouver and Prince…

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Celebrate the Holidays with Sea to Sky Gondola

  • Posted on November 23, 2015
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When it comes to a magical holiday, few places offer up the kinds of unique experiences, entertainment and memories that Squamish has to offer. The Sea to Sky Gondola is a must visit for those who are already going to be in the area for top-notch skiing, or for those who are still searching for the perfect holiday vacation option. The entire month of December is full of exciting entertainment options and events. Opening December 4 – the Sea to Sky Gondola The Sea to Sky Gondola opens December 4, and is the perfect way to launch a holiday vacation…

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