Festival Passes

CREEKSIDE VIP @ RockShox Canadian Open (NEW for 2023)

Sunday, July 23rd – $159 CAD – LIMITED QUANTITIES

The tension is palpable, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. With a brand-new track and race location in Creekside, the RockShox Canadian Open DH course is one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the festival. This elite downhill competition attracts world-class talent from every corner of the globe. Taking place on opening weekend, the eyes of the global downhill community will be fixed on this electrifying event.

Downhill fans rejoice! On opening weekend, we are offering front row seats to witness the sheer speed and skill of some of the world’s fastest downhill riders, as they navigate the new terrain and defy gravity in jaw-dropping fashion with our Creekside VIP pass. Enjoy the best seats in the house for all the action from the all-new “1199” downhill track inspired by late Canadian downhill legend, Stevie Smith. Featuring boulder fields, rock gardens, old growth trees, cliffs, and beautiful, fast-rolling dirt– this is one gnarly track you truly have to see to appreciate.

Your Creekside VIP pass includes:

-Premier seating for RockShox Canadian Open DH event
-Brunch/Lunch at Nita Lake Lodge ($49 value) (10:30am – 1:30pm)
-2 drink tickets
-Catered food options
-VIP Shuttle service to/from event finish area (located at the Creekside Timing Flats)

VIP @ Red Bull Joyride

Saturday, July 29th – $199 CAD – ONLY A FEW LEFT!

Prepare yourself for an adrenaline-charged event like no other as Red Bull Joyride returns to Crankworx Whistler in 2023! This premier event in slopestyle mountain biking is where careers are made, champions are crowned and legends are born. Coming on 20 years of tradition, back where it all began, Red Bull Joyride is the pinnacle of the sport and original slopestyle event bringing together the best of the best to throw down mind-bending runs in search of the sport’s holy grail.

Want to experience all the excitement up close? The Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass is your ticket to the center stage! As a VIP pass holder, you’ll have exclusive access to the Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass zone on Saturday, July 29th, 2023. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy two refreshing beverages and an assortment of tasty appetizers.

Your VIP pass includes:

-Exclusive VIP viewing area 
-2 drink tickets
-Passed appetizers
-Access to full-service bar

SLOPEDECK @ Red Bull Joyride (NEW FOR 2023)

Saturday, July 29th – $349 CADSOLD OUT

Prepare yourself for an elevated experience with the Crankworx Slopedeck – a next level way to witness the iconic Red Bull Joyride event! Positioned on a raised two-story viewing deck right along the Red Bull Joyride course, you’ll enjoy unobstructed views of the thrilling finale of the Crankworx World Tour.

Similar to the Skybox, you’ll have access to delectable appetizers, refreshing cold beverages, including Red Bull and a selection of adult options thanks to our dedicated bar-service. Witness astonishing aerial stunts performed across the breathtaking Joyride track features. The Crankworx Slopedeck guarantees a one-of-a-kind experience that will leave you awe-struck.

Your Slopedeck pass includes:
-Elevated viewing experience (two-story viewing deck)
-2 drink tickets + Red Bull welcome cocktail
-Passed appetizers
-Access to full-service bar

SKYBOX @ Red Bull Joyride

Saturday, July 29th – $759 CADONLY A FEW LEFT!

Get ready to take your experience to the next level with the Crankworx Skybox – the ultimate way to witness the legendary Red Bull Joyride event! From a towering 40-foot structure located right on the Red Bull Joyride course, you’ll have the most incredible sight-lines of the culminating celebration of the Crankworx World Tour.

Sip on refreshing cold beverages (like Red Bull and additional adult options), and indulge in mouth-watering appetizers while taking in jaw-dropping aerial tricks across the incredible Joyride track features. With a full-service host bar, the Crankworx Skybox promises a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you breathless.

Join the ranks of legends and experience the excitement of the premier slopestyle event in the world – Red Bull Joyride. Known as the Super Bowl of the sport, this unique Crankworx Whistler slopestyle event is where careers are made, champions are crowned, and history is written. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience – book your Crankworx Skybox today!

Your Skybox pass includes:

-Access to the best seats in the house (unobstructed sight-lines from our 40-ft viewing tower)
-Host bar
-Passed appetizers


Where is the Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass zone located?
The Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass zone is adjacent to the large scaffolding tower in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park boneyard. To access this area please proceed partway up the gravel/dirt access road which is located on the left-hand side of Whistler Mountain’s base. Please follow the event signage.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This is an all-ages event! However, minors must be accompanied by a guardian aged 19 or older. Two pieces of ID are required to consume alcoholic beverages. Each pass holder will receive two drink tokens and these can be used for your choice of either alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages.

Do children need a ticket to attend the event?
Children aged four and under will be granted free access to the event. Children five+ are required to have their own Gold Pass in order to access the venue. Please note, only one child under the age of five per one paying adult will be permitted. Please contact us directly if you have further questions regarding access for children.

What can I bring into the event?
Small bags and backpacks are permitted in the venue but will be checked by security at the entrance. Please leave your pets and outside alcohol at home.

Do I have to bring a printed ticket to the event?
It’s up to you! We’d prefer to save some trees but if you’d prefer to print your ticket, that works too. When you arrive, we’ll scan your QR code individually to provide access to the Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass Zone. Please be sure to check your spam/junk folders for your Showpass ticket confirmation and receipt.

How accessible is the venue?
The Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass zone is located in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park’s “Boneyard”. Access is by foot via a dirt/gravel road. The venue entrance is a short walk up the Whistler Mountain Access Road which begins in the Gondola Transit Exchange bus loop at the base of Whistler Mountain. If you have additional questions about the specific location of the venue or require assistance getting to the Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass zone please contact us directly.

Will there be washroom facilities at the event?
Yes, portable toilets will be accessible at the venue.

What should I wear?
The Red Bull Joyride course is quite exposed to the elements. Hot sunny days mean hats, sunglasses and sunscreen, bring layers for the cooler weather and in all cases wear sturdy shoes. Also, note that there is no shade or cover provided at this outdoor venue.

Are umbrellas permitted?
To ensure each guest has the best possible view of the course umbrellas are not permitted.

Is there seating available inside the venue?
Come prepared to stand, sip, nibble and cheer. Seating is limited, but bleachers are available should you need it.

What parking is available in Whistler?
Whistler offers a mix of paid and free parking options throughout the village. Want to leave the car at home? Whistler Transit buses are free to ride on weekends. More details and helpful links are on Whistler’s Municipal Website.