May 18, 2017

Spring and summer come alive at the Sea to Sky Gondola

— Discover Squamish
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The panoramic view of Howe Sound while travelling up to the top of the mountain. — David Buzzard

Although the name “Squamish” could indeed be found on maps prior to May 16, 2014, it wasn’t until the Sea to Sky Gondola officially opened on that date that the community’s place as a world-class mountain destination was highlighted by the likes of The Washington Post and The New York Times

Since then, the Sea to Sky Gondola has become a major attraction, offering a scenic 20-minute gondola ride up to the fabulous Summit Lodge, featuring stunning views of Howe Sound, the Stawamus Chief, the Coast Mountain Range and the Squamish community.

In the past three years, the Gondola has also ramped up its offerings, adding new hiking trails and experiences, as well as yummy food and refreshments at its Summit Lodge, where you will also find arguably Canada’s best patio, with the most spectacular panoramic views. Visitors will also find tons of family-friendly activities and events going on throughout the year, with the spring and summer seasons offering lots to do when the weather warms up. 

 

Upcoming Events

June

Mountain Music: Big Dad Band 

June 9 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Until Sept. 22, visitors can enjoy live music every Friday evening with the fourth annual Mountain Music Series.

Father’s Day Storytime and Craft 

June 15 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.)

 

Head up the Gondola for a Father’s Day storytime and craft, featuring books, songs, rhymes and making a special craft for dad. 

Father’s Day Craft Beer Pairing Dinner 

June 16 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Treat dad to a special evening out featuring local craft beer and a delicious meal.

Mountain Music: The Offroaders 

June 16 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Mountain Music: The Hairfarmers 

June 23 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Mountain Music: Coldwater Road 

June 30 (6 to 9 p.m.)

July

Rise and Climb Series 

July 1 

A new summer fitness program that helps you achieve your personal fitness goals. Runs from July 1 to Sept. 2 on Saturdays.

Mountain Music: Jocelyn Petit Band 

July 7 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Mountain Music: Bluesberry Jam 

July 14 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Mountain Music: TANGA 

July 21 (6 to 9 p.m.)

August

Mountain Music: DJ Sean Kozak 

August 4 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Mountain Music: The Ruffled Feathers 

August 11 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Mountain Music: Lovecoast 

August 25 (6 to 9 p.m.)

September

Mountain Music: Tim Hewitt 

September 1 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Summer Wine Down and Mountain Music

September 15 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Celebrate the end of summer, birthdays and other special moments at an End of Summer Wine Down dinner paired with the sounds of an elegant jazz trio.

Mountain Music: Sea to Sky Orchestra 

September 22 (6 to 9 p.m.)

 

The final show of the summer’s Mountain Music Series features classical music from this amazing group of local string players.


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