GO Fest, Whistler's Great Outdoors Festival, May 20-23, 2016

WHISTLER, BC, May 11, 2016 /CNW/ - While many Canadians celebrate May Long weekend with a barbeque, in Whistler, BC, GO Fest kicks off summer with activities offering the best winter and summer have to offer.

Families can start the day stand-up paddle boarding, explore the forest with a treetop adventure race, learn at the GO Green Expo and scavenger hunt and be entertained by roving characters and local musicians.

Adventurers can compete in Whistler Blackcomb's infamous Crud 2 Mud Race, or pick up training tips at road cycling clinics and trail runs. Fly fishing clinics, including one just for women, a beach volleyball tournament, daily outdoor yoga, a ping pong tournament, the Whistler Film Festival Adventure Film Series, sailing clinics, golfing, a digital photography clinic and art experiences are some of the many activities available in Whistler on May Long weekend.

At 7:30 p.m. concerts by Dan Mangan (May 20), Alex Cuba (May 21) and The Matinee (May 22) will take place. Learn more about GO Fest, Whistler Great Outdoors Festival, by visiting www.greatoutdoorsfest.com. Produced by the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and funded through the Province of British Columbia's Resort Municipality Initiative.

Visit Whistler during GO Fest. Book by June 30 and save up to 40 per cent through Whistler.com http://www.whistler.com/events/gofest/.

SOURCE GO Fest Whistler

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For further information: Michelle Leroux PR, michelle@michelleleroux.com, 604-966-1345

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