Events Application

This is the application form for all events related businesses, including:

  • Events with vendors
  • Events with no vendors
  • Festivals
  • Recurring events

Required Documents and Checklist

  • If you wish to host a Special Event in Whistler you are required to submit a Village Facility Use Application pursuant to Special Event Bylaw 2171, 2019. A business licence for a special event will not be granted unless a Village Facility Use Application is approved.
  • If your event has vendors you will be required to supply the number of vendors during the application process.

Additional Information

  • A $25.00 non-refundable application fee is charged for all applications. You must have a Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit card in order to complete this application. Please be advised a 2.2 % processing fee will be charged on the transaction.
  • If you don't have a credit card, please email businesslicences@whistler.ca to discuss alternative application and payment options.
  • Additional information may be requested by the licence inspector in order to assist in determining whether the applicant may be issued a licence. Upon being satisfied that a licence application, renewal, or change meets the requirements for issuance, renewal, or change of a licence in this bylaw, the licence inspector may issue, renew or change a licence. The licence inspector may impose terms and conditions with respect to a licence.
  • The licence inspector may refuse, suspend, or cancel a licence if the licence holder has failed to ensure compliance with a provision of the Business Licence and Regulation Bylaw 2253, 2019 or a term or condition of the licence applicable to the business; or for other reasonable cause pursuant to the Community Charter. The issuance of a licence shall not be deemed to be a representation by the Resort Municipality to the licence holder or to anyone else that the business complies with all applicable bylaws or other enactments. The licence holder shall ensure compliance with all bylaws and other enactments.

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