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Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival

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4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
Whistler, British Columbia

On August 15, the zaniest event of the year is back in Whistler, BC: the famous Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival! Participants from across the globe will dash after an 11-pound wheel of Canadian cheese as it rolls down Blackcomb Mountain.

Anyone over the age of 19 is eligible to participate in the downhill races. All attendees (also over 19) are invited to wear costumes for the chance to win one of three gift vouchers to Marketplace IGA. This festival in the Upper Village of Blackcomb is fun for the whole family and includes cheese seminars, a Canadian cheese market, recipe demos, and activities for children. The races occur between 12 noon to 4 p.m. FREE event. Go to for details.