5 Things to do in Whistler on a Budget

5 Things to do in Whistler on a Budget

Seasons pass $1999, new skis/board $300+, rent per month $500+, apres fund per week $50+ = Whistler is expensive.Gibbons has been part of the Whistler community for over 30 years and so we thought we’d share a few of the activities that the locals love that won’t break the bank.

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What tickets to grab ASAP for the Whistler Film Festival

What tickets to grab ASAP for the Whistler Film Festival

From December 3rd to 7th, 2014, the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) will celebrate its 14th edition as one of Canada's leading festivals. Featuring innovative and original films from around the world and opportunities to connect with the people who made them, this year’s five day Festival will be filled with a solid lineup of premieres, star-studded guests, lively celebrations and unique industry initiatives.

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler
Growing a Community – One Bloody Shower Scene at a Time

Growing a Community – One Bloody Shower Scene at a Time

There are two ways to solve any problem. You can throw money at it or you can get creative. Heavy Hitting HorrorFest is all about the second option - Whistler Filmmaker Feet Baks.

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Why We Love Scary Stuff

Why We Love Scary Stuff

An attacker comes at you in your own home, instead of going out the front door you choose to run upstairs and secure yourself in a bathroom with a lock that a small child could break. Before you know it a knife (if you're in the city), axe (if you're in the country), or smoke (if you're in a vamp movie) comes through the door. Why do we love watching scary movies? What is it about Halloween that gets our juices going?

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler
K9 Wine and Dine: Puppy Love This Weekend in Whistler

K9 Wine and Dine: Puppy Love This Weekend in Whistler

A black tie event for your pooch? That's what's happening at the Westin Hotel this weekend as they host the 12th K9 Wine and Dine event in support of Whistler Animals Galore (WAG), our local animal shelter.

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Telling Stories at The Whistler Writers Festival

Telling Stories at The Whistler Writers Festival

Gibbons Life is proud to sponsor the Whistler Writers Festival. This is a new partnership for us so we asked someone who's been involved from the very beginning to give us a run down on this grass roots festival that's celebrating its 13th year...

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Whistler Social Netball League and Netball 101 By Steph Ball

Whistler Social Netball League and Netball 101 By Steph Ball

So for the love of Netball and being deprived from a sport I love so much, the Whistler Social Netball League was founded in December 2012. To give you a quick idea of the sport - the development of netball derived from basketball from England in the 1890s.

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Celebrating Girls – The Whistler Pretty Faces Film Premiere

Celebrating Girls – The Whistler Pretty Faces Film Premiere

The United Nations made October 11 International Day of the Girl back in 2011 to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. This year Gibbons Life is proud to help bring the second Whistler celebration of International Day of the Girl to life with a speaker event followed by a premier film screening.Last year the Whistler community celebrated by watching the inspiring film Girl Rising, which followed the stories of a courageous group of girls striving to get an education.

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Whistler Ranked #1 For Après in North America – Also Known for Good Skiing…

Whistler Ranked #1 For Après in North America – Also Known for Good Skiing…

Prestigious ski publication, SKI Magazine, ranked Whistler as the #1 destination in North America for apres - oh, and for skiing too. The poll is in its 27th year so we guess they know a thing or two about ski resorts...

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The New Super Proof Inc. Ski Movie Will Blow Your Mind

The New Super Proof Inc. Ski Movie Will Blow Your Mind

On September 30th Whistler will play host to the first ever Super Proof team film – The Recruitment. This full-length ski film combines a creative screenplay written by Sean Pettit, Max Hill and Leigh Powis with the talents of seven pro skiers. An untold story, Hollywood stylization and, of course, epic ski action makes this film a must-see for the upcoming winter season. For a sneak peak check out the trailer...

POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler