Join us at Wanderlust Whistler this July 28th – August 1st, 2016. This 4 day festival will leave your heart feeling full, your mind feeling enlightened and your body feeling warm.
Wanderlust Whistler is a journey, where different paths are open for different people to explore and the meeting of like-minded individuals is facilitated. Bring a friend or make a whole group of new ones. Whether you’re exploring the festival for a multi-day mountaintop adventure or gathering for a daylong retreat, Wanderlust events are an opportunity to unplug from the ordinary and discover the extraordinary.
Located in beautiful British Columbia, Whistler Blackcomb is an adventurer’s arcadia, offering more than 8,000 miles of terrain, three glaciers, and an impressive summit at 7,494 feet.
Whistler is distinguished by its enduring Olympic legacy and rich indigenous history. Its international acclaim is fostered by a vibrant base village that brings together venturers from all across the globe, miles and miles of heavenly highland trails, and a mountain bike park that’s been called the best in the world.
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Here’s What to Not Miss at Wanderlust Whistler 2016
#1 Music and Performances
Let the music be your cadence through Wanderlust Whistler. Enjoy tunes ranging from DJ-powered yoga classes to acoustic musical meditations, and electric main stage performances. Come re-live the music that moves you and discover new artists. ATTENTION: Do not miss the Wanderlust Spectacular on July 28th!
Confirmed artists for 2016 include: José González, MC Yogi, Steel Pulse, DJ Drez, lemanjo and many more.
#2 Yoga & Meditation
The festival hosts a selection of local and international teachers, representing a broad spectrum of yoga disciplines and teaching styles. Be inspired by new teachers and returning favorites. Join Claudine and Honza Lafond, all the way from France, for their acroyoga workshops. Be on the lookout for Seattle based teachers Jackie Elliott, Emily Kasman and Mick Pearson who will be teaching at this year’s festival.
Confirmed teachers for 2016 include: Kathryn Budig, Jonny Kest, Noah Mazé, Shiva Rea and many more.
#3 Speakeasy Lectures
The Speakeasy is Wanderlust Festival’s unique lecture series on subjects pertaining to living a mindful life. Speakeasy features inspiring and insightful discussions from a wide range of presenters including prominent yoga teachers, musicians, authors, leading figures in the areas of wellness and spirituality, and much more.
Confirmed speakers for 2016 include: Shiva Rea, Eoin Finn, Sheela Bringi and many more.
#4 Hikes, Runs and More!
Sign-up for guided hikes and runs that will let you explore the festival grounds and more. Discover the connection between nature, yoga and music amongst the stunning natural beauty of the Coast Mountains. Choose from a series of activities, ranging from live music nature meditations, explorations of local flora and fauna, and sunrise and sunset hikes.
#5 Outdoor Expeditions
Get off your mat and experience flow of a different kind. Whistler’s mountains provide endless opportunities to challenge yourself in new, beautiful surroundings. Try standup paddleboard yoga, downhill or cross country biking, rafting, ziplining or rock climbing. At Wanderlust Whistler, you can choose your own adventure!
#6 Healthy Locally Sourced Meals
Wanderlust hosts the Farm to Table Dinner ($108), an unforgettable dining experience hosted on Whistler Mountain with breathtaking views and food that is reflective of the local terrain. Local farmers and chefs collaborate to create a nourishing feast showcasing all that is fresh, sustainable and delicious from the local community.
#7 Kula Market & Local Vendors
Wanderlust Whistler hosts the Kula Market. The market offers food, live music, pop up performances, artisan vendors and more.Wanderlust seeks high-quality craft vendors of all kinds, with a special focus on sustainably and ethically made products from around the world. The Kula Market will host artisans, jewelry makers, and designers, and others who share their unique products with the Wanderlust community. The Kula Market is open to the general public as well as Wanderlust attendees. Attendees may also visit the Farmers’ Market in the Upper Village for fresh locally harvested. Enjoy food items including kale salads, buddha bowls, grass-fed burgers, and wood fired pizza populate the co-op menus with a special focus on gluten free, raw, and seasonal foods.
Unplug from the ordinary. Adventure awaits.
You can get your tickets to Wanderlust Whistler here.
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