MOUNTAIN KIDS OUTFITTERS
Whistler’s outdoor store for kids aged infant to 16, Mountain Kids Outfitters features mountain bike clothing, helmets and accessories, hiking boots, swimwear, Whistler tees, sunglasses, hats, backpacks, rainwear, cool clothing and much more. Conveniently located near Lululemon, #207-4293 Mountain Square. Call 604-932-2115, or e-mail info@ mountainkids.ca, or visit mountainkids.ca.
OPEN COUNTRY and OC2
Whistler’s leading men’s and women’s designer boutiques are locally owned and operated, offering unique fashion from Canadian designers to global brands. Open Country, in the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, has been dressing locals and visitors since 1993. OC2 is their second location in the heart of Whistler Village. With two convenient locations, their selection of clothing, footwear and accessories offers something for everyone. Open Country – 4599 Chateau Blvd., 604-938-9268; OC2 – 4293 Mountain Square, 604-938-9266.
In 1986, Peak Performance was born in Åre, Sweden. They produce edgy, innovative and fashion-forward ski, golf, training and outdoor apparel as well as casual activewear. They enable you to go from work to the gym, from your bike to the bar and to say yes to any spontaneous invitation or adventure that comes your way. Peak Performance Whistler is the company’s first franchise store in Canada and proud to be locally owned. Located on the Village Stroll in Town Plaza, just before the Olympic Plaza, #28-4314 Main St. Whistler. Call 604-905-1183, or visit peak-whistler.com.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHOCOLATE FACTORY
The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has been a Whistler staple for more than 20 years. Follow your nose and experience fudge, caramel apples, brittle, and sponge toffee made before your eyes. With a mouth-watering array of decadent delights, there is certain to be something for the entire family. Be sure to indulge in the handmade ice cream. Located at the base of the Whistler Village Gondola and open late! Call 604-932-4100 or visit rockychoc.com.
WHISTLER FARMERS MARKET
Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, the Whistler Farmers Market features regional artisans, crafters, prepared foods and farmfresh produce. The market runs on Sundays from May 20 to Oct. 7 and long weekend Saturdays June 30, Aug. 4, Sept. 1, Oct. 6. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.), and on Wednesdays from July 4 to Aug. 29 (2 to 7 p.m.). Come for an hour, stay for the day. Visit whistlerfarmersmarket.org.